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# me-too - Yesterday’s News

Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout

A lawyer who represents some of the women described the payment as “a complete sellout”.

# me-too - Friday 8 May, 2020

'I am not a criminal': Joe Biden accuser tells TV interview she'll take polygraph if he does too Tara Reade This post contains videos

'I am not a criminal': Joe Biden accuser tells TV interview she'll take polygraph if he does too

Biden denies Tara Reade’s accusation of sexual assault.

# me-too - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'Shame': Walkouts at French Oscars as Roman Polanski wins best director

Actor Adele Haenel led the walk-out after the 86-year-old director’s win at the César Awards.

# me-too - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault

The disgraced film producer faces a maximum of 29 years in prison.

# me-too - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial

The movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him.

# me-too - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'Block out the noise': Weinstein lawyer urges jury to 'be unpopular' and acquit movie mogul of rape

In closing arguments, Donna Rotunno said prosecutors had created “an alternative universe” in which the former producer was a “monster”.

# me-too - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Japanese reporter wins damages in high-profile #MeToo rape case against TV journalist

Official figures show that only 4% of women report rape to police.

# me-too - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction

The 82-year-old is currently serving a three and a half year jail term.

# me-too - Friday 6 December, 2019

Harvey Weinstein prosecutors call for higher bail, saying he could try to flee the country

The disgraced Hollywood mogul appeared in court for a hearing on his bail conditions today.

# me-too - Saturday 9 November, 2019

French former model accuses director Roman Polanski of rape

Polanski has previously admitted the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in the US.

# me-too - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Ronan Farrow claims NBC didn't want to publish Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct story

The broadcaster has denied not supporting the journalist’s work.

# me-too - Friday 11 October, 2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case

The new charge is contained in a sealed indictment.

# me-too - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Facing numerous sexual harassment allegations, Placido Domingo says he believes 'all interactions were consensual'

The famed opera singer has seen a number of venues cancel his shows.

# me-too - Friday 24 May, 2019

Harvey Weinstein reportedly reaches $44 million settlement with alleged victims

Weinstein’s spokesperson declined to comment.

# me-too - Friday 1 March, 2019

Musician Ryan Adams cancels Dublin shows amid sexual misconduct allegations

The two shows at the Olympia at the end of March have been axed.

# me-too - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'

Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.

# me-too - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Abuse survivor says legal profession should 'bring their morals as well as law books into courtrooms'

Leona O’Callaghan said the government and judiciary needs to stop pointing at each other and step up to make changes.

# me-too - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Singer Ryan Adams accused of misconduct by seven women, including one who was underage

The New York Times report says Adams used his position in the music industry as leverage.

# me-too - Thursday 10 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Lady Gaga's statement on R Kelly is case of "better late than never" Surviving R Kelly

Lady Gaga's statement on R Kelly is case of "better late than never"

The singer was facing criticism for silence on the matter.

Court dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein

Judd can now pursue defamation claims against the disgraced producer.

# me-too - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Weinstein survivors hit out at Time's Up movement for their promotional video

Weinstein survivors hit out at Time's Up movement for their promotional video

‘How disappointing and shameful’.

# me-too - Monday 31 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Louis CK's jokes about Parkland shooting victims and gender identity shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone Louis CK

Louis CK's jokes about Parkland shooting victims and gender identity shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone

His recent outburst shows the importance of de-platforming.

# me-too - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Court refuses Harvey Weinstein's request to dismiss sex assault case

Weinstein could face life in prison if convicted.

# me-too - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Finally, Idris Elba's brilliantly summed up why some people have an issue with #MeToo Me Too

# me-too - Saturday 8 December, 2018

From Baby It's Cold Outside to Fairytale of New York, should old classics be censored?

A debate has been ongoing all week over what old Christmas songs are acceptable to play.

# me-too - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Viola Davis is thankful for the Me Too movement as she doesn't have to have "a pretend penis" anymore Me Too

# me-too - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge Mira Sorvino said that 'naming and shaming' doesn't do enough for #MeToo and she's right Me Too

Mira Sorvino said that 'naming and shaming' doesn't do enough for #MeToo and she's right

Sorvino was one of the first women to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.

# me-too - Thursday 8 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge Ezra Miller compared surviving the dark side of Hollywood to being a sex worker Me Too

# me-too - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge Pamela Anderson should ask why some men 'feel paralysed' by #MeToo, but she may not like the answer Me Too

Pamela Anderson should ask why some men 'feel paralysed' by #MeToo, but she may not like the answer

‘I’ll probably get killed for saying that.’

# me-too - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Topshop billionaire Philip Green named as businessman at centre of UK #MeToo gagging order Parliamentary Privilege This post contains videos

Topshop billionaire Philip Green named as businessman at centre of UK #MeToo gagging order

Labour peer Peter Hain named Green in the House of Lords today.

# me-too - Monday 15 October, 2018

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult' Me Too This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult'

Bill Clinton has also been forced to defend his behaviour in recent months.

# me-too - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone'

It’s been 16 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, and it’s high time Ireland has another one, writes Lynn Ruane.

# me-too - Friday 5 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge 'How can Love Island undermine the #MeToo movement when they have nothing to do with each other?' Me Too

# me-too - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge Trump might think it's a scary time to be a young man, but it's always been scary to be a woman Me Too

Trump might think it's a scary time to be a young man, but it's always been scary to be a woman

As Halloween approaches, let’s consider the truly terrifying aspects of everyday life.

# me-too - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical' Sexual Assault This post contains videos

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said a person “may carry out a serious sexual assault without even recognising they have done so”.

# me-too - Friday 28 September, 2018

From The Daily Edge Prime Time was wrong to ask if #MeToo has gone too far - it hasn't gone far enough Me Too

Prime Time was wrong to ask if #MeToo has gone too far - it hasn't gone far enough

‘We have to keep talking about sexual violence and recognise it doesn’t always happen in a darkened alley but that often it happens in bedrooms’.

# me-too - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee feared Kavanaugh would 'rape' her

Brett Kavanaugh accuser says his actions left her “drastically altered”.

# me-too - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Lawyers for Brett Kavanaugh accuser hand over statements backing up Blasey Ford

Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh are set to face the senate committee on Thursday.

From The Daily Edge Dame Judi Dench's defence of Kevin Spacey, while disappointing, is not surprising Me Too

Dame Judi Dench's defence of Kevin Spacey, while disappointing, is not surprising

A number of men have accused Spacey of sexual misconduct.

Donald Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh accuser 'drunk' and 'messed up'

“The second accuser has nothing. She thinks maybe it could have been him, maybe not,” Trump told reporters in New York.

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