The latest addition to the list is American comedian Louis CK. At least five women have accused him of sexual misconduct.
He has responded by admitting that the allegations are true and has apologized for his behavior.
What are the allegations against Louis CK?
Five comediennes including Dana Min Goodman, Julia Wolov, Rebecca Corry and Abby Schachner; and an anonymous woman made the allegations against Louis CK in a recently published New York Times report.
Goodman and Wolov allege that he exposed himself and masturbated before them in 2002.
Schachner alleges that she was left "ashamed" after Louis CK masturbated while on the phone with her in 2003.
Louis CK admits to sexual misconduct, apologizes
In a statement, he admitted allegations were true and expressed remorse.
He said he learned too late in life that "when you have power over another person, asking them to look at your d**k isn't a question. It's a predicament for them."
He also admitted to taking advantage of his standing in the actors' community, which stopped the victims from sharing their stories.
Louis CK faces career backlash over sexual misconduct allegations
'I Love You Daddy,' his latest movie, which was set for release soon has been scrapped. Meanwhile, his appearance on T'he Late Show with Stephen Colbert' was canceled and HBO announced it would pull his projects from the on-demand service.