Black-ish Star Anthony Anderson Is Being Investigated for Alleged Sexual Assault


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Anthony Anderson, four-time Emmy award nominee and star of ABC’s black-ish, is being investigated by the Los Angeles police department for allegedly assaulting a woman after she catered one of his events.

As the Blast reports, the alleged victim filed the complaint earlier this year; the incident in question reportedly happened over a year ago. The woman and Anderson met up after their initial meeting to discuss business opportunities. It was at this second meeting that the alleged assault took place. According to sources, the woman felt comfortable sharing her story months after the fact in part because of the #MeToo movement.

While no further details about the incident have been released, the LAPD confirmed to the Blast, “We have a crime report listing him as a suspect in a crime,” adding, “It is an open investigation.” Anderson has robustly denied these allegations. A statement from a spokesperson for the actor reads, “It’s unfortunate that anyone can file a police report whether it is true or false. The authorities have not contacted Anthony or any of his representatives about this matter. Anthony unequivocally disputes the claim.”

[The Blast]

It seems life as a beautiful butterfly under monarchy is hard for Meghan Markle. Honestly, I feel quite bad for her, because aside from adjusting to the hell/heaven/hell that is being a public figure for the rest of her life, she has to deal with her family

Here’s the latest: It seems Meghan is having trouble adjusting to the various rules, protocols, and centuries of tradition that life in the palace entails, especially in regards to whatever it is her father, Thomas Markle, or any of her other recalcitrant family members, are doing that she would very much like to comment on, publicly.

From Us Weekly:

“She’s essentially not able to prevent these kind of stories. Now, everything has to go through official Palace,” the source explains. “She doesn’t have her own publicist, she can’t make any comments on Twitter and she can’t reach out to him to tell him to stop speaking to the press. Her father’s comments have an effect on everything.”


I know she made her bed by marrying Harry and then must be forced to lie in said bed, literally and metaphorically, for the rest of her days, but seriously, this is a lot!

[Us Weekly]

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I feel bad for her too. Fucking NOBODY deserved a father like Markle’s. Everything I’ve seen from/about him says “manipulative gaslighting shitbag.” I mean, can you FUCKING IMAGINE having one of your presumably-beloved children get married to a public figure ... and then you start staging photo ops and giving interviews and deliberately contacting press and spewing all this private shit to the media? About YOUR CHILD and THEIR SPOUSE? This asshole can fuck all the way off.