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In a statement on Tuesday night, the organization said, “The Committee unanimously determined that no further action was merited on this matter.” A complaint of sexual harassment that had been brought against John Bailey, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has been dismissed, and he will continue to serve as the
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“While there have been well documented instances of individuals in this industry not treating women with respect, I am not one of them,” John Bailey wrote in a letter to Academy staff. After lawyering up earlier this week, Academy president John Bailey has broken his silence about a sexual misconduct investigation into his past behavior
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Los Angeles attorney David Schindler, who co-chaired his firm’s white collar defense and investigations practice, has been enlisted by John Bailey as the Oscars organization reviews allegations of harassment. Film Academy president John Bailey is arming himself with top legal firepower to defend him over harassment claims, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.  Attorney David Schindler,
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The actor addressed four separate allegations dating back to 2009, calling them “harmful, unfounded accusations.” Once Upon a Time actor Michael Coleman on Friday denied allegations of sexual harassment made against him, calling them “harmful and unfounded.” Coleman, who played the dwarf character Happy on the ABC series, in December stepped down from a Vancouver arts
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The sketch comes just ahead of Sunday’s Academy Awards. The night before Sunday’s Academy Awards, Saturday Night Live once again targeted Hollywood’s sexual harassment scandals with an awards ceremony sketch. Presented by the so-called “Academy Of Sexual Harassment In Hollywood,” “The Grabbies” honored Hollywood’s top harassers. Oscar statues were replaced with golden groping hands. Cecily
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The Time’s Up protest played out across the ceremony. As had been widely expected, the growing anti-harassment movement was a major presence at the BAFTA awards in London on Sunday night.  Alongside the activities on the red carpet, where black was a central color theme and several stars – including Gemma Arterton, Andrea Riseborough, Gemma Chan,
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Amazon Studios has concluded its investigation into the actor and confirmed the decision Thursday. It’s official: Jeffrey Tambor will not be returning to Amazon Studios’ Transparent in the wake of sexual harassment claims and a subsequent internal investigation by the retail and streaming giant. Amazon confirmed the news Thursday, noting that it had completed its
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The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators said that Jay Asher had violated the society’s harassment code. Best-selling children’s author Jay Asher has been expelled from a prominent writers organization because of allegations about sexual harassment. Lin Oliver, executive director of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, told the Associated Press on
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‘Next For Men’ is for men who are sweating because ‘they’re next.’ In a commercial spoof, Saturday Night Live touched on the current onslaught of sexual misconduct allegations coming out against men across Hollywood, Washington and beyond by advertising “Next For Men,” a deodorant “for men feeling the heat…because their time is coming up.” “The
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“I’m amazed how many companies have severed ties with those men immediately; they don’t get just a slap on the back and then come back.” Diane Kruger added her voice to the ongoing discussion of harassment in Hollywood saying of the industry, “We’re seeing the change as it’s happening. All these men are gone. I’m
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‘The Shape of Water’ star discussed her latest film, bad co-stars, and getting nervous, in addition to harassment in Hollywood. “Before even meeting Guillermo [del Toro], I had seen every movie he ever directed and most of the things he executive produced, because I’m a fantasy, horror, fan,” Octavia Spencer told The Hollywood Reporter during
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“This ain’t a girl group, we just travel together for safety.” Saturday Night Live host Saoirse Ronan joined cast members Cecily Strong, Kate McKinnon and Aidy Bryant to sing a song about the recent sexual harassment scandals embroiling Hollywood, Washington and beyond entitled “Welcome to Hell.” Wearing brightly colored clothes and posing in front of
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For THR’s Actress Roundtable, Chastain discussed her new film ‘Molly’s Game’ and making changes in the entertainment industry. Jessica Chastain joined The Hollywood Reporter‘s Actress Roundtable to talk sexual harassment allegations, the future of the industry and her latest role as a female protagonist in Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut. Joined by five of Hollywood’s leading
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At the 9th Governors Awards, the Academy toasted Donald Sutherland, Agnes Varda, Charles Burnett, Owen Roizman and Alejandro G. Inarritu. “Tonight, we all aspire to reach higher. We all aspire to dream bigger tonight — to be greater,” Steven Spielberg intoned Saturday night at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 9th annual Governors
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