Friday, February 23, 2018

Allred at 76: Still fighting, and shrugging off the critics

Let’s get this out of the way: Gloria Allred is not, nor has she ever been, running for Miss Congeniality.

Stella McCartney hopes fashion can have a ‘Me Too’ moment

Designer Stella McCartney is ready to see the Me Too movement sweeping Hollywood make its way to the runways.

Dozens more ‘resistance’ books scheduled for 2018

“It’s staggering, the number of books. Politics has a much more prominent place in our store and for our customers than we’ve had for a long time.”

Weinstein sued for alleged scheme to foil misconduct probe

A lawyer who represented actress Paz de la Huerta has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and a former New York prosecutor, alleging they coordinated in a scheme to get the actress to drop her sexual misconduct complaint against the movie mogul.

Ex-Miss Americas shamed by pageant CEO call for his ouster

Some former Miss Americas who were attacked in emails from the pageant’s CEO are calling on him and other organization leaders to resign.

Study: More LGBTQ characters on TV series, fewer women

LGBTQ depictions increased in the current season across broadcast, cable and streaming platforms

Bill O’Reilly dropped by literary agency

“We no longer represent Bill O’Reilly for future deals. It is our fiduciary responsibility to service the existing deals we have under contract, but we will not be working with him moving forward.”

Kelly on O’Reilly: Abuse, shaming of women has to stop

Megyn Kelly took on her former Fox News Channel colleague Bill O’Reilly in blunt terms on Monday, revealing she had gone to her bosses to complain about O’Reilly’s behavior and saying the size of a newly revealed $32 million settlement of harassment charges made by a Fox analyst was “jaw-dropping.”

Carlson says nation shifting on harassment issue

Carlson said that the nation may be in the midst of a profound cultural shift on the issue.

Many in country music mum over gun issues after Vegas deaths

“People worry about being Dixie Chick-ed." one artist said.