#MeToo: News

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.

26 Jun 2024

Vijay Sethupathi

'Maharaja': Chinmayi Sripaada condemns makers for collaborating with MeToo-accused Vairamuthu

Singer Chinmayi Sripaada has publicly criticized the makers of the Tamil film Maharaja and the Tamil industry for their continued collaboration with lyricist Vairamuthu, whom she previously accused of sexual misconduct.

24 Jun 2024

Bollywood

'Pathological liar': Tanushree Dutta hits back at Nana Patekar

Actor Tanushree Dutta has publicly labeled fellow actor Nana Patekar a "pathological liar" in response to his recent denial of the #MeToo allegations she made against him in 2018.

30 May 2024

Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein's upcoming retrial may introduce new accusers

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein could face new accusers in his upcoming retrial in New York, per prosecutors.

17 May 2024

Kevin Spacey

'I've got the memo': Kevin Spacey addresses allegations in interview

In a rare live television appearance on NewsNation's Cuomo, disgraced Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey addressed the latest accusations against him.

15 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes kicks off with Meryl Streep's honor: Day 1 highlights

The eagerly-awaited 77th Cannes Film Festival began on Tuesday (May 14), drawing a host of international stars to the red carpet.

02 May 2024

Fashion

French parliament-approved commission to probe sexual abuse in film industry 

The French parliament has given the go-ahead for the establishment of a commission to investigate allegations of misconduct and sexual violence within the country's film, audiovisual, performing arts, advertising, and fashion industries.

25 Apr 2024

Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein's historic 2020 conviction reversed by New York court

In a surprising development, the New York Court of Appeals has reversed the sexual crimes conviction of former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and ordered a retrial.

22 Dec 2023

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel accused of sexual battery by former assistant

Trigger warning: Sexual assault.

28 Jun 2023

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey arrives for London trial over sexual harassment charges

Kevin Spacey has arrived at London's Southwark Crown Court for his impending trial for allegedly sexually assaulting four men. The incidents took place around four decades back.

20 Jun 2023

Hollywood

Kevin Spacey's 'Peter Five Eight' set for August release

Actor Kevin Spacey is set to make a comeback on celluloid with the upcoming thriller Peter Five Eight. The film is set for an August 2023 release. Currently, several international territories have been locked in for the release of the film.

26 May 2023

Kamal Haasan

Chinmayi Sripada slams Kamal Haasan for keeping mum during #MeToo

Indian wrestlers are protesting in Delhi against the current president of the Wrestling Federation of India, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Many celebrities have extended their support to the international laurel-winning athletes.

27 Feb 2023

Sona Mohapatra

Tussle between Sona Mohapatra, Shehnaaz Gill fans: What, when, why

Sona Mohapatra is currently engaged in a tussle with Shehnaaz Gill's fans and supporters on Twitter.

24 Feb 2023

Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 16 years of imprisonment 

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein who was charged with the rape of a female actor in 2013 has been sentenced to 16 years of imprisonment.

14 Jan 2023

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty to 7 more sexual-offense charges

Actor Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty to seven more sexual offense charges in a London court on Friday. He denied several alleged sexual assaults that were committed against one man about two decades ago.

24 Dec 2022

Sajid Khan

Marathi actor accuses filmmaker Sajid Khan of sexual harassment

Troubles for filmmaker Sajid Khan seem to have deepened further. Khan, who is presently inside the Bigg Boss 16 house, has once again been accused of sexual harassment.

20 Dec 2022

Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein found guilty in a rape case

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of rape by a Los Angeles court on Monday.

01 Dec 2022

Salman Khan

Somy Ali calls out Salman Khan; alleges physical abuse

Actor Somy Ali, who dated Salman Khan back in the 1990s, has once again accused him of physical abuse. In a now-deleted Instagram post, she alleged that several women had also endured abuse from the Dabangg actor and called him a ''male chauvinistic pig.''

11 Nov 2022

Hollywood

Everything to know about director Paul Haggis's civil rape suit

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis has been ordered by a jury to pay $7.5M to a former publicist who accused him of rape and sexual abuse.

05 Nov 2022

Hollywood

Rihanna-Depp to collaborate; times when abuse accused celebrities earned work

Pop sensation Rihanna is set to collaborate with actor Johnny Depp for her show Savage X Fenty.

01 Jul 2021

Sexual Harassment

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

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.

19 Mar 2021

Anu Malik

'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

MJ Akbar

#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

Hollywood

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

South Korea

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

Hollywood

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.

10 Apr 2020

Bollywood

#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.

31 Dec 2019

Bollywood

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

India

#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.

23 Jul 2019

Sony TV

#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

Kapil Sibal

#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

Bollywood

#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.

05 Apr 2019

X

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

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

MJ Akbar

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

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.

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

Bollywood

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

Sexual Harassment

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

Hollywood

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

Hollywood

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

Game of Thrones

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.