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This website tells you if your favourite movie is connected to a sex scandal

Separating the good from the bad.

A NEW WEBSITE lets you search your favourite movies and TV shows to see if anyone associated with it has been accused of sexual misconduct.

Rotten Apples gives shows and films a ‘fresh’ or ‘rotten’ rating, highlighting people within the cast and crew who have been accused.

So, say for example you search for the movie Carol, starring Cate Blanchett …

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It will come up as ‘rotten’, as the movie’s executive producer was Harvey Weinstein.

But if you search The Muppet Christmas Carol …

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… It will come up as fresh, as there are no allegations or charges associated with it.

The site, created by advertising professionals in Los Angeles, was conceived in the thick of the Weinstein controversy in October, when bombshell reports began to drop.

Annie Johnston, one of its creators, told Vanity Fair:

I think the tool serves as a commentary on how pervasive the problem is … We’re trying to empower people with information.”

At the time of writing, about 23 percent of searches show up as rotten, while 77 percent show up as fresh.

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