Actress accuses Harvey Weinstein of hotel room sex act in tearful courtroom admission

Warning: Graphic content. An actress claims Harvey Weinstein sexually abused her in a hotel room while his assistant was waiting outside, a court has heard. Known to the court as only Ashley M., the anonymous woman recounted the act from 2003 while she was a dancer on the set of Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, which

James Corden addresses Balthazar restaurant incident on Late Late Show: ‘I made a rude comment and it was wrong’

James Corden used his opening monologue on The Late Late Show to address the recent incident that saw him temporarily banned from a New York brasserie. The British host of the American talk show said on Monday (Tuesday AEDT) it was never his intention to upset anybody, and that he would like to “apologise in

Women’s stories show Harvey Weinstein’s predatory power, prosecutor says

A prosecutor told jurors on Monday in Los Angeles that the stories of the women who will testify that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them tell uncannily similar stories of themselves as young aspiring women who were cornered in hotel rooms by a man who at the time was the definition of Hollywood power. “Each of

British comedian Robin Parkinson, who played Monsieur Ernest Leclerc in ‘Allo ‘Allo!, dies at 92 surrounded by family

Robin Parkinson, who is known for his role as Monsieur Ernest Leclerc in British sitcom ‘Allo ‘Allo!, has died. He was 92. The English comedian passed away surrounded by his loved ones on May 7, according to multiple media outlets. “Robin Parkinson, actor, known for ‘Allo ‘Allo! and as the voice of Button Moon, has

Harvey Weinstein to face testimony from five extra witnesses, but not Daryl Hannah or Rose McGowan

A Los Angeles judge ruled on Wednesday that five additional witnesses will be allowed to testify against Harvey Weinstein at his upcoming rape trial, but excluded testimony from actresses Rose McGowan and Daryl Hannah. Prosecutors wanted to call 15 witnesses to testify about the producer’s “prior bad acts,” but the judge excluded 10 of them.

Sienna Miller says dating Jude Law ‘probably protected’ her from Harvey Weinstein’s abuse

Sienna Miller recently told The Guardian that dating Jude Law is most likely one reason she was never abused by disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein. Miller was the star of the Weinstein-backed Factory Girl, in which she played Andy Warhol’s muse, Edie Sedgwick. The actor said being in a relationship with Law shaped her connection

Italian TV host no-shows for testimony in Harvey Weinstein case

An Italian TV host was slated to appear in a Los Angeles courtroom this week to give testimony in the rape and sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein. But the host, Pascal Vicedomini, did not show up, after his attorney informed prosecutors last week that he would remain in Italy. Vicedomini is the founder of

Shanna Moakler reveals pregnancy test was a false positive due to weight-loss pills

Model and former Playmate Shanna Moakler revealed earlier this month she was pregnant with her fourth child, days after her ex was arrested for domestic violence — but it turns out that is not the case. In a statement to Page Six, the 46-year-old mother of three confirmed she is not expecting and her positive

Ukrainian defenders listen to Bon Jovi’s ‘It’s My Life’ as they ‘get ready to fight’ against Russia

Bon Jovi approves this message. A video of Ukrainians in the city of Odesa listening to the musician’s 2000 hit ‘It’s My Life’ as they fill sandbags and prepare to fight against Russian invaders has gone viral, and it’s only soared after the 60-year-old shared it himself. Watch the video above. The video, according to

Full House star Dave Coulier reveals he’s two years sober, shares photo of ‘drunk’ injury

Dave Coulier is celebrating two years of sobriety. The Full House star, 62, revealed in a candid post on Instagram that he stopped drinking on January 1, 2020. Admitting he was an alcoholic in his post, the actor shared a photo of an injury he got from a drunk night out. “I was a drunk.

British pop star Michelle Heaton reveals she ‘almost died’ during nightmare addiction

Former girl group singer Michelle Heaton has shared details of her nightmare alcohol addiction and admitted she “almost died” before seeking help. The British pop star, 42, took to Instagram to welcome the UK government’s new drug strategy and used it as an opportunity to reveal her own story of addiction. Heaton, an original bandmember

Rose McGowan’s RICO lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and his lawyers is dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed Rose McGowan‘s racketeering lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and his lawyers, after McGowan fired her attorneys and missed a court-ordered briefing deadline. McGowan was one of the first people to go public with allegations of sexual assault against Weinstein in late 2016 and 2017, triggering an avalanche of similar allegations that

Harvey Weinstein calls Angelina Jolie’s assault claims ‘brazenly untrue’

Harvey Weinstein has denied he ever assaulted or attempted to assault Angelina Jolie after she detailed an incident with the disgraced Hollywood producer in a new interview. Weinstein, who is currently serving a 23-year prison sentence for rape, responded to the allegations via TMZ. “It is brazenly untrue and clickbait publicity,” the statement read. “You’re

Angelina Jolie says she feared ‘for my family’ during marriage to Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie has claimed she feared for her children’s safety during her marriage to Brad Pitt. The Oscar-winning actress and mother of six, who filed for divorce in 2016, was promoting a book she co-wrote, called Know Your Rights and Claim Them: A Guide for Youth, alongside internationally recognised lawyer Geraldine Van Bueren. READ MORE:

Harvey Weinstein extradited to Los Angeles to face further sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein was moved early Tuesday morning to California per a court order, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision confirmed to CNN. Attorney Norman Effman confirmed to CNN that Weinstein is now in the custody of Los Angeles County and his attorneys anticipate that he will be arraigned on an indictment

Georgina Chapman has finalised her divorce from disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein

Georgina Chapman has reportedly finalised her divorce from disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The pair’s divorce has been officially finalised in Manhattan Supreme Court, with the case listed as “disposed”, based on records obtained by The New York Post. Neither Chapman of Weinstein’s lawyers have issued a statement. The former couple split in 2017 after

Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by court

Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby‘s sex assault conviction on Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case. Cosby has served more than two years of a three- to 10-year sentence at a state prison near Philadelphia. He had vowed to serve all 10 years rather

Kevin Spacey is ready for a comeback — but is Hollywood?

When news leaked last month that disgraced House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey had landed his first acting gig in over four years, taking on a supporting role in an Italian indie film, the backlash on social media was instantaneous — and intense. It was enough to prompt veteran actor Vanessa Redgrave, whose husband Franco

Weinstein investigation movie She Said to star Carey Mulligan, Zoe Kazan as NY Times reporters

Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan are attached to star in the upcoming movie She Said, about The New York Times sexual harassment investigation against Harvey Weinstein that kicked off the #MeToo movement. Mulligan and Kazan are in final negotiations for the Universal Pictures movie to play Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, the authors of the

The horrific near-death accident that inspired Sienna Miller’s haunting new film Wander Darkly

If Sienna Miller‘s performance in her new movie Wander Darkly feels real, raw and unreserved, it’s because it is based on true events. The film is inspired by a near-death car accident involving director and writer Tara Miele, who then turned her ordeal into this psychological indie drama — and Miller was fascinated yet fearful

Harvey Weinstein appeals conviction on rape and assault charges

Harvey Weinstein filed an appeal on Monday of his conviction on counts of sexual assault and rape, arguing that the judge made numerous errors that resulted in a rigged trial. Weinstein’s attorney, Barry Kamins, argued that the judge should have excluded Juror 11, saying she could not have been impartial because she had written a

Four Weinstein accusers seek to block $45.5 million bankruptcy payout

Four of Harvey Weinstein‘s accusers filed a motion on Tuesday to block the payout of a US$35.2 million ($45.5m) bankruptcy plan, including US$17.1 million ($22.1m) for 50 of Weinstein’s sexual misconduct victims. The four accusers — Wedil David, Dominique Huett, Alexandra Canosa and Aimee McBain — argue that the plan immunises Weinstein Co. board members

Harvey Weinstein extradition hearing to be postponed to April

A hearing on whether to bring Harvey Weinstein to Los Angeles to face sex crimes charges is expected to be postponed to April. Weinstein is currently scheduled to appear before a judge in Buffalo, New York, on Friday (local time). He is being held at the Wende Correctional Facility in nearby Alden, NY, after being

Harvey Weinstein sued for rape under anti-trafficking law

An aspiring actress sued Harvey Weinstein in federal court on Friday, claiming that he repeatedly sexually assaulted her over the span of nine years. The plaintiff, identified only as Jane Doe, joins dozens of other women who have pursued litigation against the incarcerated producer. She filed the suit under the federal law against sex trafficking,

Ashley Judd wins appeal in Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment suit

An appeals court on Wednesday ruled that Ashley Judd can pursue a sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein, finding that he held power over her career when he invited her to his room at the Peninsula Hotel in the mid-1990s. The three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the lower court, which

US judge rejects Harvey Weinstein settlement: ‘I can’t subscribe to that’

A federal judge has rejected an US$46.8 million ($67.1m) settlement of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct cases, saying some of its terms are “obnoxious” and it is not suitable for a class action. In a 20-minute hearing on Tuesday, US District Judge Alvin Hellerstein said the settlement improperly nullifies claims of non-participating parties, and delegates

Sia reveals she once stopped protégé Maddie Ziegler from getting on a plane with Harvey Weinstein

Sia has opened up about her relationship with protégé Maddie Ziegler. In a new interview with the Zach Sang Show, the Aussie singer said she’s extremely protective of the 17-year-old, and once even stopped her from getting onto a plane with convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein.  “I kept her off a plane that Harvey Weinstein tried

Kate Beckinsale hits back at troll who asks her why she ‘dates guys that could be your children’

Kate Beckinsale has hit back at a troll who criticised her for dating younger men. The Serendipity star, 46, shared a video to Instagram on Tuesday, June 30 (US time). The star was at her home amid coronavirus cases surging across the states. “Nightclubs are closed but we have googly eyes and mostly it’s the

The Diplomats – Once Upon A Time

[Intro: Jim Jones] (Heatmakerz, crack music) Crack music Dipset It’s more than just music You know the rest Jones, nigga [Verse 1: Jim Jones] Try to blackball me, so I ask ’em where the hoop at (ballin’) Then in SOHO in LA, askin’ the valet where the coupe at (what up with that?) 80 for

Harvey Weinstein Confirmed to Be in Treatment Amid Sexual Assault and Harassment Scandal

Harvey Weinstein is receiving both inpatient and outpatient treatment amid the numerous sexual assault and harassment allegations against him, E! News has learned. A spokesperson for the producer confirmed the news to E! News on Saturday, following recent reports that he was seeking treatment. “Mr. Weinstein is receiving inpatient as well as outpatient medical treatment for the next month or so,” the