Articles about #MeToo
Being an international movement about sexual harassment and assault, #MeToo is a hashtag used on social media against these issues. it got viral in October 2017. It was started again after the case of sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein came into limelight. It was first used by Tarana Burke in 2006 to promote empowerment through empathy.
01 Jul 2021
Bill Cosby is a free man, but is he innocent?
Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby was released from prison on Wednesday after Pennsylvania's highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction.
26 May 2021
Kevin Spacey bags a project, four years after #MeToo allegations
Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is returning to acting with an Italian movie titled L'uomo che disegno Dio.
09 May 2021
Harvey Weinstein sues ex-attorney to recover $1 million legal fees
Harvey Weinstein is an angry man!
19 Mar 2021
'Indian Idol 12': Former judge Anu Malik returns as guest
Music composer Anu Malik will be returning to the reality TV show Indian Idol 12 as a guest for a special episode.
17 Feb 2021
#MeToo: Priya Ramani acquitted in MJ Akbar's defamation case
A Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted former journalist Priya Ramani in a defamation suit filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar.
02 Feb 2021
Marilyn Manson accused of domestic violence, sexual abuse by women
In what seems to be another wave of #MeToo movement, Brian Warner aka rock musician Marilyn Manson has been accused of sexual abuse, domestic violence and various forms of mental torture by five women.
10 Jul 2020
Mayor of South Korea's capital kills self after sexual-harassment allegations
Park Won-soon, the mayor of South Korea's capital Seoul, was found dead after a seven-hour long search, authorities said on Friday.
07 May 2020
Kevin Spacey compares his downfall after #MeToo to coronavirus-linked layoffs
Kevin Spacey is making it to the headlines again, not for a good reason, of course.
01 May 2020
What sexual-assault charges does White House hopeful Joe Biden face?
Joe Biden, the former Vice-President of the US and Democratic Presidential candidate, will for the first time address the sexual allegations leveled against him by Tara Reade, a woman staffer from the 90s.
11 Apr 2020
Two weeks after diagnosis, Weinstein is free of coronavirus symptoms
Disgraced Hollywood producer and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein, who is currently serving prison term, has no symptoms of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), over two weeks after contracting the deadly illness.
10 Apr 2020
#MeToo failed in Bollywood, Maanvi Gaagroo's casting couch experience confirms
One would assume that in the post #MeToo era, actors would be safe from unsolicited advances, but sadly that is not the case as actor Maanvi Gaagroo, famous for her roles in TVF Tripling and Four More Shots Please, has revealed.
11 Mar 2020
Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment
Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault by a New York court on Wednesday, marking a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement.
31 Dec 2019
Slut-shamed for sharing swimsuit pictures, Sona Mohapatra slams trolls
On Monday, singer-composer Sona Mohapatra had shared pictures of herself from a vacation wherein she was in a swimsuit.
31 Oct 2019
#MeToo: Neha Bhasin calls Anu Malik 'pervert', Sona slams Sony
Around this time last year, social media was abuzz with #MeToo stories. Indian women, who had been humiliated, abused, or made uncomfortable by men in power spoke about the trauma.
25 Jul 2019
Man, who filed FIR against CJI complainant, can't be "found"
The former Supreme Court employee, who had leveled sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, was accused of fraud by a 31-year-old man.
24 Jul 2019
Amit Shah to head panel formed to tackle sexual harassment
At the peak of #MeToo movement in October last year, the Centre had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) panel to deal with sexual harassment at workplace. But a few days ago, an RTI inquiry revealed the panel was "dissolved".
23 Jul 2019
#MeToo accused Anu Malik set to return on small screen?
Music composer Anu Malik, who had to step down as Indian Idol judge after he was named in the #MeToo movement by two noted singers, is all set to return on TV.
18 Jul 2019
#MeToo: Tiranga TV's employee harasses junior, sends sexually inappropriate messages
Days after senior journalist Barkha Dutt slammed Kapil Sibal and his wife for duping 200 employees of Tiranga TV, the news channel has been hit by yet another controversy.
13 Jun 2019
#MeToo: Nana Patekar gets clean-chit in Tanushree Dutta harassment case
In 2018, actress Tanushree Dutta accused Nana Patekar of sexual harassment. Her allegations started the much-needed #MeToo movement in Bollywood.
01 Jun 2019
British tycoon Philip Green charged with touching fitness instructor inappropriately
British retail mogul Sir Philip Green of Arcadia Group has been charged in the US with four counts of misdemeanor after a fitness instructor accused him of touching her inappropriately.
09 May 2019
#SupremeInjustice: Kavanaugh and Gogoi's episodes show women are rarely heard
The temple of justice, India's Supreme Court, turned out to be a big disappointment in the last couple of days.
04 May 2019
MJ Akbar deposes in defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani
Former Union minister MJ Akbar on Saturday recorded his statement in the defamation case he filed against journalist Priya Ramani.
10 Apr 2019
#MJAkbarCase: Defamation charge framed against journalist Priya Ramani
A Delhi court today framed defamation charge against journalist Priya Ramani in a case filed by ex-Union minister M J Akbar after she leveled allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
05 Apr 2019
New 'consent condom' needs two people to unpack it
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, apparently everyone is talking about the importance of consent, and rightly so.
05 Apr 2019
Sanjay Dutt reacts to #MeToo allegations against filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani
The #MeToo movement sent shockwaves across Bollywood, after several renowned celebrities were accused of sexual misconduct.
01 Apr 2019
No "defamatory" articles: Tejasvi Surya gets order to gag media
Tejasvi Surya, BJP's candidate from Bangalore South, managed to get a court order on Friday which bars 49 media houses from publishing "defamatory" articles about him.
19 Mar 2019
Tamannaah Bhatia on Sajid Khan: 'I was completely comfortable'
Bollywood's #MeToo movement brought a series of sordid tales of sexual harassment in the limelight.
01 Mar 2019
Rape accused Alok Nath to play judge in #MeToo movie
Alok Nath, who was accused of rape by television writer Vinta Nanda, is back in the headlines, but this time for his career move.
27 Feb 2019
Tanushree to release short film on Bollywood's sexual harassment stories
Tanushree Dutta, who spearheaded the #MeToo movement in Bollywood, continues to contribute to the campaign.
25 Feb 2019
Journalist Priya Ramani, sued by MJ Akbar, granted bail
On Monday, journalist Priya Ramani was granted bail by a Delhi court after she was summoned as an accused in a criminal defamation case filed by former Union minister MJ Akbar.
24 Feb 2019
Time's Up CEO resigns after sexual assault allegations against son
Time's Up is an anti-harassment group formed in response to the flood of narratives from survivors that kept pouring in towards the end of 2017 after the floodgates were opened by the #MeToo movement.
19 Feb 2019
Lisa Borders, CEO of anti-harassment group, Time's Up, resigns
Time's Up is an anti-harassment group that was formed in response to the flood of narratives from survivors that kept pouring in towards the end of 2017 after the floodgates were opened by the #MeToo movement.
18 Feb 2019
Lena Headey's career harmed for refusing sex with Harvey Weinstein
Lena Headey is best known for playing the cold and calculating Queen Cersei Lannister on Game of Thrones.
08 Feb 2019
Noted director Woody Allen slaps Amazon with $68 million lawsuit
Woody Allen, the acclaimed but recently disgraced writer-director, filed a suit against Amazon Studios on Thursday, February 7, in the New York Federal Court.
06 Feb 2019
In a first, Pope Francis acknowledges bishops sexually abused nuns
Amid widespread allegations that the Vatican emboldened sexual predators by turning a blind eye to survivor stories, Pope Francis on Tuesday acknowledged that nuns were sexually abused by priests and bishops and that he was committed to solving this problem.
29 Jan 2019
#MeToo: MJ Akbar accuser Priya Ramani summoned by court
On Tuesday, Patiala House Court issued summons to journalist Priya Ramani in the defamation case filed by the former junior minister of External Affairs, MJ Akbar. She has been asked to appear as an accused on February 25.
25 Jan 2019
#MeToo: Tanushree curses Nana, Rakhi, Ganesh; hopes their kids 'suffer'
Tanushree Dutta created havoc last year in Bollywood industry after claiming that Nana Patekar sexually harassed her in 2008 during the shoot of Horn Ok Pleassss.
22 Jan 2019
MJ Akbar defamation: Court reserves order on summoning Priya Ramani
On Tuesday, a Delhi court reserved its verdict on whether to summon journalist Priya Ramani as an accused in a defamation case filed by former Union minister MJ Akbar, who the journalist had accused of sexual misconduct.
22 Jan 2019
Kangana Ranaut on #MeToo: I was harassed by actors
Trust Kangana Ranaut to speak her mind and she won't disappoint. The actress doesn't shy away from expressing her thoughts, come what may.
18 Jan 2019
Bollywood silent because they don't know facts: Richa on Hirani
Bollywood has largely been silent about the sexual assault allegations against filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani and actor Richa Chadha believes that is because they are not aware of the facts of the case.