Harvey Weinstein May Have To Face The Rape Allegations In Court Next Month

Harvey Weinstein May Have To Face The Rape Allegations In Court Next Month
Harvey Weinstein's upcoming trial could be far worse than he ever imagined! The disgraced producer is set to go to court over a fraud claim from director David Frankel, who alleges Harvey agreed to a wide release of his 2014 film One Chance, only for him to not go through with it. David claims he's owed millions of dollars in damages since the movie wasn't released on the minimum number of screens they allegedly agreed upon in their contract.

How the GOP’s tax plan will screw you specifically

How the GOP’s tax plan will screw you specifically
One of the Republicans’ favorite fiscal tricks is masking benefit cuts for average Americans behind tax cuts. The hope is that most voters will see a paltry middle-class tax cut instead of the massive cuts to programs and huge breaks for the rich. The House GOP’s newest attempt at a massive tax cut for the wealthy was released on Thursday. Called the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the plan is heavy on cuts and low on jobs. We don’t

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common close out their Obama Summit appearance with a freestyle

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common close out their Obama Summit appearance with a freestyle
Image: Matt Winkelmeyer;Charley Gallay/getty imagesThe Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago was a gathering of brilliant minds, but that doesn't mean there wasn't fun had, too.  The inaugural event went off without a hitch, and during a joint appearance at the Chicago’s National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture on Tuesday, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Common both took the time to drop a little rhyme on the audience. SEE ALSO: Colin Kaepernick, Snoop Dogg, and more react to Eminem's heated anti-Trump freestyle

The Age of the Vampire has given way to the Age of the Zombie

The Age of the Vampire has given way to the Age of the Zombie
(CNN)Vampires were the most popular undead creatures for over a century, far outshining zombies, mummies, Frankenstein monsters and all other dwellers of that liminal space between life and death. Consider this undeniable phenomenon: From its beginnings, the zombie film and television drama has been at the forefront of racial boundary-breaking. This progressiveness is a function of good storytelling, not a liberal political agenda. Actually, there are nine zombie shows if you include "Game of Thrones," since we now know

Long-forgotten Rodin sculpture discovered in New Jersey town hall

Long-forgotten Rodin sculpture discovered in New Jersey town hall
(CNN)In the corner of the council room of the town hall in Madison, New Jersey, sits a sculpture by Auguste Rodin that had been overlooked for years.The discovery came only in 2014, when the Hartley Dodge Foundation, which maintains the building's artworks, hired 22-year-old Mallory Mortillaro as a temporary archivist."I was intrigued. I was a little confused about why this piece would be here without anyone knowing anything about it," Mortillaro told CNN.Mortillaro told the trustees what she had

Jane Fonda: Weinstein accusers get media attention because they’re ‘famous and white’

Jane Fonda: Weinstein accusers get media attention because they’re ‘famous and white’
Harvey Weinstein was fired from his company he co-founded with brother following the sexual misconduct allegations.  (AP) The fallout caused Weinstein to be fired from the company he co-founded with his brother, Bob, and being kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. JANE FONDA SAYS SHE’S NOT PROUD OF AMERICA Many A-list stars, including Angelina Jolie and Lupita Nyong’o, have detailed their uncomfortable encounters with the Hollywood mogul. Other famous actresses have come forward with

With ‘House of Cards’ production halted, what’s next for Kevin Spacey?

With ‘House of Cards’ production halted, what’s next for Kevin Spacey?
(CNN)Production on the sixth and final season of "House of Cards" has been halted after star Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual assault by an actor who claims he was a minor at the time of the alleged incident. Spacey issued a statement late Sunday, claiming he did not recall the incident but apologized for what he said would have been "inappropriate drunken behavior.""But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for

The lives of the 4 US soldiers killed in Niger

The lives of the 4 US soldiers killed in Niger
(CNN)Sgt. La David Johnson married his childhood sweetheart and was expecting his third child.All four died in an ambush on October 4, after helping local forces in Niger combat terrorists.They came from across the country, each leaving a profound legacy on their communities. Here's what we know about their lives and service of the four soldiers killed: Sgt. La David Johnson, 25Even as an adult, Johnson had a playful spirit, once demonstrated by his unusual method of commuting when

Harvey Weinstein was kicked out of the Producers Guild of America for good

Harvey Weinstein was kicked out of the Producers Guild of America for good
Booted for good.Image: WireImageHarvey Weinstein was banned for life by the Producers Guild of America after a new round of sexual assault allegations. Following weeks of accusations against Weinstein, and his subsequent expulsion from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Guild's National Board of Directors "voted unanimously" to begin the process of terminating Weinstein's membership. SEE ALSO: Another actress describes in horrific detail alleged rape committed by Harvey Weinstein Now, the Guild has issued a lifetime

A closer look at the black women making headlines and breaking barriers this week.

A closer look at the black women making headlines and breaking barriers this week.
The talent and net worth in this photo alone is proof of awesomeness. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Parkwood Entertainment. Black women are everything. I say it without reservation or hesitation. I say it with personal experience and anecdotal knowledge. We. Are. Everything. Need someone to replace your contaminated water pipes? We can do that. Need someone to tell off Paul Ryan? We can do that. Need someone to help you master a skateboard trick? We can do

Harvey Weinstein may be stripped of CBE

Harvey Weinstein may be stripped of CBE
More than two dozen women - among them actresses Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rose McGowan - have made accusations against him including rape and sexual assault. Weinstein insists sexual relations he had were consensual.The latest claim against him came from actress and writer Brit Marling, who described an encounter in 2014 in which she claimed the movie mogul suggested they shower together. A number of organisations have distanced themselves from the American.The Oscars board voted to expel the

Now that Harvey Weinstein is out, what should the Academy do about the other sexual predators in its ranks?

Now that Harvey Weinstein is out, what should the Academy do about the other sexual predators in its ranks?
Roman Polanski and Harvey Weinstein in 2014.Image: Rindoff Petroff / Hekimian / Getty ImagesNow that Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the obvious question presents itself: What now? While Weinstein is an unusually high-profile figure whose identity was closely tied with the Oscars, he certainly wasn't the only person accused of predatory behavior within the Academy's ranks. Bill Cosby remains a member of the Academy, for example, as does Roman

Terry Richardson is finally banned from Vogue. Many wonder what took so long.

Terry Richardson is finally banned from Vogue. Many wonder what took so long.
Since as early as 2005, photographer Terry Richardson has faced dozens of accusations of sexual harassment and assault, continuing to get work despite settling multiple lawsuits. Now, over a decade later, and in the wake of the explosive allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein, one media behemoth has finally decided enough is enough. Terry Richardson. Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images. In an e-mail obtained by The Telegraph, James Woolhouse, Condé Nast International's executive vice president and chief operating officer,

Woody Allen completely misses the point with comments about Harvey Weinstein

Woody Allen completely misses the point with comments about Harvey Weinstein
UPDATE: Oct. 16, 2017, 1:26 a.m. UTC Woody Allen has clarified his comments regarding the sexual assault allegations directed at Harvey Weinstein, giving Variety a statement: “When I said I felt sad for Harvey Weinstein I thought it was clear the meaning was because he is a sad, sick man ... I was surprised it was treated differently. Lest there be any ambiguity, this statement clarifies my intention and feelings.” ——- Original story: Director Woody Allen commented today on

Essential tips and tools to make your sex life deeper

Essential tips and tools to make your sex life deeper
Whether you’re taking time for yourself to wind down and relax or to massage the stress out, your mental health benefits from self care just as much as your physical health. And we all know they’re equally important – especially if you’re sexually active. Sexual self care is vital, end of story. Yes, regular doctor visits are important, but are they enough when it comes to your sexual health? Getting to know yourself sexually is not only a lifelong journey,

Statues and ammunition: North Korea’s Africa connections

Statues and ammunition: North Korea’s Africa connections
Windhoek, Namibia (CNN)Heroes' Acre looms on a hill overlooking Windhoek, Namibia's tidy capital. In one hand the liberation-struggle soldier carries a Kalashnikov rifle. In the other, he's throwing what looks like a Soviet-era stick grenade.The communist-style design is no coincidence. Heroes' Acre was built by a North Korean firm. Across Africa from here to Gaborone, from Luanda to Dakar, governments have been quietly doing deals with the North Korean state for years. And as North Korean leader Kim Jong