Working for Weinstein Included Unwanted Touching and Semen Cleanup, According to New Lawsuit

When Sandeep Rehal first took a job as Harvey Weinstein’s assistant in 2013, she said he told her that he was “a tough guy and hard to work for.” That could mean many things: Long hours, too many coffee runs, or demanding perfection in maintaining schedules and other professional duties. But in a new lawsuit, Rehal…

Satanic Temple Threatens to Sue Twitter for Religious Discrimination After They Were Threatened With Arson 

Here’s the latest development in a fight that started weirdly and only got weirder as time went on: the Satanic Temple is threatening to sue Twitter over an imbroglio that began with former child-actor Corey Feldman ranting about “Satanic nutbags” and retweeting a call to burn down their headquarters, and ended,…

Rep. Blake Farenthold Is Being Investigated by the House Ethics Committee [Updated]

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas)—a man “so unattractive it’s unbelievable,” in the abundantly correct words of Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine)—was sued in 2014 by his former communications director for gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and creating a hostile work environment, and was recently reported to have …

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A Comedian Called Out an Alleged Rapist—And Was Sued for $38 Million 

“It was probably one of the scariest things that ever happened to me,” New York-based comedian Jasmine Pierce said in a video posted to her Facebook page on October 15. Wearing a red baseball hat that read “Game On,” Pierce recounted her experience being served with an eye-popping $38 million defamation lawsuit by the…