RELATED STORIES MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow unloaded on NBC News executives Friday about the organization’s handling of Ronan Farrow’s reporting on disgraced Hollywood bigwig Harvey Weinstein, and later, its handling of allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against ousted Today show anchor Matt Lauer. In a 16-minute monologue that preceded an interview with Farrow, himself a […]
The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal probe into allegations that the agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption after a series of anonymous emails with the explosive charges were sent to top managers.
Evan Agostini/AP Former “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey must appear in a Massachusetts court on accusations that he groped a young man in 2016. Spacey argued he should be excused from attending his Jan. 7 hearing because it would “amplify the negative publicity” around him. The judge said no. The actor has said he […]
At least 20 Jesuit priests with a history of sexual misconduct were sent to live on a college campus
Franco Origlia/Getty Images Father James Poole, a priest in Nome, Alaska, was serial sexual predator, who abused at least 20 women and girls, according to court documents. In response to his serial abuse, he was sent to live out his retirement years on Gonzaga University’s campus in Spokane, Washington. And he isn’t the only one: […]
Controversial Halifax chiropractor Dena Churchill is facing a competency hearing with her profession’s regulator.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who hosts the Emmy-winning Fox/National Geographic series Cosmos, has been accused of sexual misconduct by two women, and the producers behind Cosmos have launched an investigation. “The credo at the heart of Cosmos is to follow the evidence wherever it leads,” Cosmos producers said in a statement to our sister site Deadline. “The […]
The CEO of the Indian e-commerce giant that Walmart bought a $16 billion stake in has resigned amid an allegation of personal misconduct (WMT)
AP Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal has resigned following an allegation of “serious personal misconduct,” according to a press release. The release did not elaborate on the allegation but said Bansal “strongly denies” it. An independent study did not corroborate the allegation but found Bansal made lapses in judgment, according to the release. In May, […]
A writer named on a Google spreadsheet of media men accused of sexual misconduct is suing the woman who created it
Alex Wong/Getty Images Writer Stephen Elliott filed a defamation suit on Wednesday against the creator of a crowdsourced list that named him among male media figures accused of sexual misconduct. Journalist Moira Donegan came forward in January as the author of the “S—-y Media Men” list, an online crowdsourced spreadsheet which contained anonymous allegations against […]
How ‘the Forrest Gump of Republican politics’ Brett Kavanaugh became the Supreme Court’s most embattled justice in decades, after controversy over sexual misconduct allegations
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh’s nomination appeared to be in jeopardy for weeks, after multiple women came forward to publicly accuse him of sexual misconduct in high school and college. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations in statements and […]
Legal documents show 3rd woman to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct was involved in at least 6 lawsuits over the last 25 years
Michael Avenatti via AP Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, has been involved in at least six lawsuits over the last 25 years, legal documents show. Some of these cases include telling her former employer that she had a degree from John Hopkins University when she didn’t, accusations […]