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From TheJournal.ie Maeve Higgins: Irish women in comedy - I see you, I hear you and here's how we can change things Opinion

Maeve Higgins: Irish women in comedy - I see you, I hear you and here's how we can change things

Irish comedian Maeve Higgins offers support to Irish women in the industry on the back of revelations about the behaviour of some male comedians.

From TheJournal.ie Film director Spike Lee apologises after defending Woody Allen and criticising 'cancel culture' Metoo

Film director Spike Lee apologises after defending Woody Allen and criticising 'cancel culture'

Lee called Allen “a great, great filmmaker” in an interview on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Writing in the #MeToo era: 'It was intimidating taking on something in fiction that was happening in real time' My Dark Vanessa

Writing in the #MeToo era: 'It was intimidating taking on something in fiction that was happening in real time'

We spoke to the author Kate Elizabeth Russell about what inspired her controversial but critically-acclaimed novel.

From TheJournal.ie Harvey Weinstein will be sentenced today - he could face 29 years in prison New York

Harvey Weinstein will be sentenced today - he could face 29 years in prison

Last month, the disgraced Hollywood mogul was convicted of sexual assault and rape.

From TheJournal.ie Placido Domingo says he is 'truly sorry' after investigation finds multiple harassment complaints from women Inquiry

Placido Domingo says he is 'truly sorry' after investigation finds multiple harassment complaints from women

The investigation was carried out by the US union representing opera performers.

From TheJournal.ie The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline Time's Up

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.

From TheJournal.ie Harvey Weinstein threatened with jail after using his phone in court New York

Harvey Weinstein threatened with jail after using his phone in court

Jury selectoin began today in what is expected to be a lengthy court trial.

From TheJournal.ie Harvey Weinstein has bail increased to $5 million for mishandling electronic ankle monitor Rape Trial

Harvey Weinstein has bail increased to $5 million for mishandling electronic ankle monitor

“If you have any further medical issues, the court will not be terribly understanding,” the judge said.

From TheJournal.ie 'He's a pig': Dublin Murders actress Sarah Greene says Weinstein told her he'd launch her Hollywood career Sarah Greene

'He's a pig': Dublin Murders actress Sarah Greene says Weinstein told her he'd launch her Hollywood career

“My money’s on you. Ima make you a star,” Greene recalled him saying in an interview with the Daily Telegraph.

From TheJournal.ie Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges as trial delayed to next year Metoo

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges as trial delayed to next year

Weinstein laughed and said “not really” when he was asked by the judge whether he wanted to go to trial.

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify Massachusetts

Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify

The actor was charged with indecent assault and battery in January.

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician Presidential Race

Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician

Biden’s defence comes amid a growing row about a kiss on the campaign trail

From TheJournal.ie Musician Ryan Adams cancels Dublin shows amid sexual misconduct allegations Olympia

Musician Ryan Adams cancels Dublin shows amid sexual misconduct allegations

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

From TheJournal.ie Man fined for exposure among 24 people reported for sexual assault at Irish colleges in six years Metoo

Man fined for exposure among 24 people reported for sexual assault at Irish colleges in six years

There were no reports of sexual assault by students in half of Irish colleges between 2012 and 2018.

From TheJournal.ie New evidence allegedly shows R. Kelly having sex with 14 year-old girl, victims' lawyer claims MuteRKelly

New evidence allegedly shows R. Kelly having sex with 14 year-old girl, victims' lawyer claims

The tape is different to one used in a 2008 trial, when Kelly was acquitted on child pornography charges.

'It felt like power': Sarah Silverman viewed her own past conduct through a #MeToo lens

‘I think there was a part of me that got off on making me uncomfortable.’

From TheJournal.ie Bernie Sanders apologises for 'unacceptable' sexual harassment by campaigners during US presidential bid Metoo

Bernie Sanders apologises for 'unacceptable' sexual harassment by campaigners during US presidential bid

It was the first time the senator directly addressed the issue, which has come to light in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Court dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein Hollywood

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

Judd can now pursue defamation claims against the disgraced producer.

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’.

From TheJournal.ie 'Because of her I was never a victim': Saoirse Ronan says her mother protected her from abuse in Hollywood Metoo

'Because of her I was never a victim': Saoirse Ronan says her mother protected her from abuse in Hollywood

The three-time Oscar nominee credits her mother’s presence with keeping her away from abusive behaviour in the industry.

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.’

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone' New Savi Report

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.

From TheJournal.ie FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning' Kathryn Mayorga

FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning'

The footballer’s relationship with his sponsors could be in jeopardy over the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court US Supreme Court

Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

Thousands of protesters marched against the expected appointment of Kavanaugh in Washington yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh US Supreme Court

War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh

A final vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court is expected to take place on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says it's a 'scary' and 'difficult' time for young men in America Metoo

Donald Trump says it's a 'scary' and 'difficult' time for young men in America

Trump was again asked about Brett Kavanaugh by reporters today.

From TheJournal.ie Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against actor Kevin Spacey by Californian masseur Metoo

Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against actor Kevin Spacey by Californian masseur

The complainant alleges that Spacey groped him during a massage session two years ago.

Olivia Munn's ostracization by castmates reveals why 'hysterical' women are still afraid to speak out in the age of #MeToo

The actress hadn’t been informed she was sharing a scene with a registered sex offender so she asked for it to be cut.

From TheJournal.ie What would make a person more likely to report sexual harassment? This survey wants to find out Metoo

What would make a person more likely to report sexual harassment? This survey wants to find out

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre wants to hear people’s experiences so it can support other survivors of sexual harassment.

Rose McGowan released a statement cutting all ties from Asia Argento following recent allegations

Rose’s partner claims to have text messages in which Argento admits to the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Actress Asia Argento denies sexual relationship with underage teen Metoo

Actress Asia Argento denies sexual relationship with underage teen

It was reported that Argento, had paid actor and rock musician Jimmy Bennett $380,000 over the alleged 2013 incident at a Los Angeles hotel.

Lindsay Lohan apologises for calling women who contribute to #MeToo 'weak'

‘I’m sorry for any pain I may have caused.’

Casey Affleck commented on the sexual misconduct allegations against him and people have very mixed feelings

“I behaved in a way and allowed others to behave in a way that was really unprofessional.”

Lindsay Lohan says women speaking out about their #MeToo experiences 'makes them look weak'

She previously defended Harvey Weinstein saying ‘He’s never harmed me or did anything to me’.

Tiffany Haddish reveals she was raped at the age of 17

The actress and comedian says it has affected how she acts around men.

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