Sex Crimes

Timeline: The Harvey Weinstein story – from studio to courtroom in 40 years

Timeline: The Harvey Weinstein story – from studio to courtroom in 40 years

Published 07/01/2020

(Reuters) - Here is a timeline recounting the highs and lows over 40 years in the life of Harvey Weinstein. Once one of Hollywood’s most [more…]

‘Bombshell’ film probes sexual harassment’s ‘gray spaces’

‘Bombshell’ film probes sexual harassment’s ‘gray spaces’

Published 12/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Bombshell” tells the story of how sexual harassment accusations brought down the powerful creator of Fox News, but rather than taking [more…]

‘Bombshell’ leads movie contenders for Hollywood’s SAG awards

‘Bombshell’ leads movie contenders for Hollywood’s SAG awards

Published 12/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Bombshell,” a drama about sexual harassment allegations at Fox News, led the movie nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards on [more…]

Prosecutors seek to up Harvey Weinstein’s bail, citing violations

Prosecutors seek to up Harvey Weinstein’s bail, citing violations

Published 07/12/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has at times failed to wear a required electronic tracking device, New York prosecutors said Friday, asking [more…]

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the world’s youngest self-made billionaire to celebrities in court, the world of entertainment produced a wide array of headlines this year. [more…]

K-pop singer sentenced to six years in jail for rape, sharing secret sex videos

K-pop singer sentenced to six years in jail for rape, sharing secret sex videos

Published 29/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean court sentenced a K-pop musician to six years in prison on Friday for raping a woman and distributing a [more…]

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Published 27/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood [more…]

Michael Jackson Hollywood movie reported in the works

Michael Jackson Hollywood movie reported in the works

Published 22/11/2019

(Reuters) - Michael Jackson’s story is headed for Hollywood from the producer who helped make hit film “Bohemian Rhapsody,” industry media reported on Friday. Deadline, [more…]

Exclusive: Interpol plans to condemn encryption spread, citing predators, sources say

Exclusive: Interpol plans to condemn encryption spread, citing predators, sources say

Published 17/11/2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The international police organization Interpol plans to condemn the spread of strong encryption in a statement Monday saying it protects child [more…]

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleads not guilty to new charges in groping case

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleads not guilty to new charges in groping case

Published 31/10/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleaded not guilty on Thursday to new charges of sexual misconduct involving a third woman, less than [more…]