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

When satire becomes its own kind of whisper network

When satire becomes its own kind of whisper network
On a 2005 episode of "Family Guy," Seth Macfarlane made a joke that seemingly referenced Spacey's sexual misconduct.Image: al selb/los angeles times via getty images/pete pavorich pool/getty imagesThe first person to technically break the Kevin Spacey sexual misconduct story was a 1-year-old animated boy named Stewie. In a 2005 episode of Family Guy, Stewie runs through a giant crowd crying, "Help! I've escaped from Kevin Spacey's basement! Help me!" As a diaper-wearing fictional child, Stewie doesn't have enough credibility

Weinstein assistant ‘paid 125k for silence’

Weinstein assistant ‘paid 125k for silence’
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGeorge Clooney and Matt Damon spoke out over the Harvey Weinstein accusations A British former assistant of Harvey Weinstein says she was paid £125,000 ($165,200) to keep quiet after accusing the movie mogul of sexual harassment.Zelda Perkins told the Financial Times she signed a non-disclosure agreement in 1998 after making the accusations. She said he asked her to give him massages and tried to pull her into bed, but she "was

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

The 11 Garbage People You Meet At Every Halloween Party

The 11 Garbage People You Meet At Every Halloween Party
Halloween is Tuesday, which means that all of your Halloween party-going is happening this week and reaching a crescendo this weekend. Don't ask me why we treat Halloween like other holidays where you HAVE to have the party before the actual date, them's just the rules. Fuck you in advance for giving me side-eye for showing up to your November 4th party in my Boba Fett costume. Shit was expensive. Anyway, what makes Halloween parties Halloween parties is that

‘SNL’s’ take on the Weinstein scandal shows why ‘SNL’ taking on the Weinstein scandal is so problematic

‘SNL’s’ take on the Weinstein scandal shows why ‘SNL’ taking on the Weinstein scandal is so problematic
Saturday Night Live was roundly criticized last week for pulling punches on the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal that has rocked Hollywood, allegedly cutting jokes regarding the producer during dress rehearsal because they "fell flat," according to the New York Times. Tonight’s weak effort, featuring a roundtable of actresses including Kate McKinnon’s doddering old Debette Goldry, missed the mark, illustrating exactly why it’s so awkward and problematic for an industry to make light of its own dark secrets. The

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

Women vow to leave Twitter on Friday the 13th over Rose McGowan’s suspension

Women vow to leave Twitter on Friday the 13th over Rose McGowan’s suspension
Actress Rose McGowan was temporarily suspended from Twitter for 12 hours on Wednesday night, forcing her to only use DMs until she deleted a tweet that allegedly violated the service’s rules. In response, women across Twitter are pledging to boycott the site on Friday, saying the platform punishes women for speaking out about harassment but does not punish the harassers themselves. McGowan has been very vocal about the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood, especially since the allegations against Harvey

Lloyd Webber to retire from Lords

Lloyd Webber to retire from Lords
"I feel my place should be taken by someone who can devote the time to the House of Lords that the current situation dictates."Lord Lloyd Webber was a member of the Works of Art Committee for three years and spoke out against government cuts to the arts last year. However, in the 2,097 votes during his tenure, he voted only 42 times. More From this publisher : HERE

5 Easy Halloween Makeup Looks You Don’t Have To Be A Beauty Blogger To Pull Off

5 Easy Halloween Makeup Looks You Don’t Have To Be A Beauty Blogger To Pull Off
Prepping for Halloween can be very stressful and tedious, which is probably why we avoid allParty City's and Spirits until like, October 30th. Not only do we have to plan the perfect slutty costume and carefully map out which bars we’re hitting up, but we also have to take our Halloween makeup into consideration. Do we really want to watch YouTube tutorials until the end of time on how to apply fake lashes? No. And do we actually want to risk

DJs celebrate 50 years of Radio 1 and 2

DJs celebrate 50 years of Radio 1 and 2
Skip Twitter post by @sarajcox Amazing to be here today with so many old friends and brilliant @BBCR1 crew. Here with the ever-dashing @simonmayo #Radio1Vintage pic.twitter.com/ghsjaPGtew— sara cox (@sarajcox) September 30, 2017 Report End of Twitter post by @sarajcox Appearing on Saturday morning's celebratory breakfast show, Sara Cox - a current Radio 2 DJ who hosted the Radio 1 Breakfast Show for three years from 2000 - described her nerves ahead of her first broadcast.She said she surprised listeners

How one actor turned her brush with street harassment into a raucous, emotional concert.

How one actor turned her brush with street harassment into a raucous, emotional concert.
Three years ago, Diana Oh was followed down the street and viciously catcalled by a group of men in an SUV. In the wake of that incident, the New York City-based actor and musician sat down in Times Square in her lingerie in front of a stack of paper bags arranged on a soapbox. One bag read, "The world bends over backward to make excuses for male violence." She stood there, silent, for hours, as passersby stared, applauded, jeered,

A BBQ rig appeared outside a wildfire shelter. A famous chef was cooking inside.

A BBQ rig appeared outside a wildfire shelter. A famous chef was cooking inside.
Turns out, Guy Fieri is a pretty righteous neighbor. Even in the worst of times. Well that question was answered - @GuyFieri is in #SantaRosa w/@CBS crew & mobile BBQ at Vets building #SonomaFires (pic @biteclubeats) pic.twitter.com/pnr8U5GGi1— Sarah Stierch (@Sarah_Stierch) October 12, 2017 On Oct. 12, the "Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" host set up a mobile kitchen outside Veterans Memorial Building in Santa Rosa, California, to help feed thousands fleeing deadly wildfires. "This is the least we can do.

More women accuse Weinstein of rape

More women accuse Weinstein of rape
More than two dozen women - among them actresses Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rose McGowan - have made a number of accusations against him including rape and sexual assault.Weinstein has been a huge figure in the film world, where his productions received more than 300 Oscar nominations and won 81. Woody Allen 'sad' for Harvey Weinstein Exploring the casting couch culture of LA Harvey Weinstein: The accusers' stories Women in his own words 'Pathetic, revolting'Lysette Anthony told The

More fallout for Harvey Weinstein: Now the Producers Guild is trying to kick him out

More fallout for Harvey Weinstein: Now the Producers Guild is trying to kick him out
Harvey Weinstein at the Producers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills in 2013.Image: Jason Kempin / Getty ImagesThe dominoes keep falling for Harvey Weinstein. Days after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts voted to expel the alleged rapist, the Producers Guild of America has also begun the process of kicking him out. SEE ALSO: Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy The guild has voted to "institute termination proceedings," per the official statement obtained by Mashable. Weinstein will have a