Sex Crimes

Prosecutors dismiss criminal charge against Missouri governor

Prosecutors dismiss criminal charge against Missouri governor

Published 15/05/2018

(Reuters) - St. Louis prosecutors on Monday dismissed the criminal invasion of privacy charge against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens before his trial got under way [more…]

Salma Hayek calls for male stars to get pay cut

Salma Hayek calls for male stars to get pay cut

Published 14/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek, a vocal campaigner against sexual harassment in the movie industry, said on Sunday male stars should get [more…]

Missouri lawmakers to weigh possible impeachment of governor on May 18

Missouri lawmakers to weigh possible impeachment of governor on May 18

Published 04/05/2018

(Reuters) - The Missouri General Assembly will convene a special session on May 18 to consider impeachment or any other discipline that a special House [more…]

Under fire, Academy of Motion Pictures expels Cosby, Polanski

Under fire, Academy of Motion Pictures expels Cosby, Polanski

Published 03/05/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled television’s Bill Cosby and Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski on Thursday as the [more…]

Drug case against U.S. actress Rose McGowan to go ahead

Drug case against U.S. actress Rose McGowan to go ahead

Published 03/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Virginia judge ruled on Thursday there was enough evidence to proceed with a felony drug case against actress and anti-sexual-harassment activist [more…]

Brazil gymnastics coach accused of sexual abuse

Brazil gymnastics coach accused of sexual abuse

Published 03/05/2018

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A sexual abuse scandal is engulfing Brazilian gymnastics this week as a former national coach has come under investigation for allegedly [more…]

Bill Cosby’s wife slams prosecutor, accusers for husband’s guilty…

Bill Cosby’s wife slams prosecutor, accusers for husband’s guilty…

Published 03/05/2018

(Reuters) - Bill Cosby’s wife of more than 50 years jumped to his defense on Thursday, blaming his sexual-assault conviction last week on a corrupt [more…]

Global elites to hash out #MeToo sexual misconduct issues at Milken…

Global elites to hash out #MeToo sexual misconduct issues at Milken…

Published 29/04/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The global social media movement known through the Twitter hashtag #MeToo has highlighted sexual misconduct in business, entertainment and politics, and [more…]

Weinstein ‘believes he will be forgiven’ by Hollywood: Piers Morgan

Weinstein ‘believes he will be forgiven’ by Hollywood: Piers Morgan

Published 29/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual assault by dozens of women, believes he will eventually be forgiven by [more…]

From luxury to life behind bars: What Bill Cosby faces in prison

From luxury to life behind bars: What Bill Cosby faces in prison

Published 28/04/2018

(Reuters) - Bill Cosby, used to the high life as one of America’s biggest stars, will likely see his entourage of aides replaced by an [more…]