Catherine Deneuve’s claim of #MeToo witch-hunt sparks backlash

January 13, 2018

French actor and 100 other women who ratified word are accused of being apologists for rape The French actor Catherine Deneuve has sparked a frenzied international reaction after Italian actor Asia Argento, among the first countries to accuse Weinstein, wrote on tweeted the New York Times cartoonist Colleen Doran. The American novelist Laila Lalami said such thinking was ” the clearest reason yet of how workers like Woody Allen and…


Matt Damon, stop #damonsplaining. You don’t understand sexual harassment | Hannah Jane Parkinson

December 21, 2017

If youre from a group that has never been suppressed for reasons of name you dont know what it feels like. The performer should know when to shut up, writes Guardian sponsor Hannah Jane Parkinson Oh, Matt Damon. Where did it all go wrong? Well, almost everywhere. Damon is currently the focus of a mixture of derision, feeling and disbelief after he made, in the gap of three days, numerou…


Male sexuality isn’t brutal by default. It’s dangerous to suggest it is | Jessica Valenti

November 29, 2017

If we start to believe that sexual harassment and desecration is a result of the acces people are we cede something critical: the belief that things can be better One of the many illusions about feminists is that we believe all men are possible rapists- that subjects are inherently dangerous, their virility naturally greedy. It’s an ludicrous stereotype that runs counter to decades of feminist activism. After all, if you…


Judy Garland ‘sexually harassed’ by munchkin co-stars on Wizard of Oz set

November 28, 2017

Posthumous memoir by Garlands ex-husband Sid Luft claims teenage starring was sought by performers on set In the Judy and I: My Life With Judy Garland.” The beings were 40 or more years old. They thought they could get by with anything because they were so big .” Garland was 17 when she made the movie, which is often cited among the most influential movies of all time. She wedded…


Susan Sarandon: I thought Hillary was very dangerous. If she’d won, we’d be at war

November 27, 2017

Once the bete noire of the right , now the actor pinpoints herself even more hated by the left for refusing to support Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump. She talks about Hollywood sexism, female empowerment and playing Bette Davis Susan Sarandon at 71 is bright-eyed and airy, and perhaps shyer than she knows how publicly seem. When I walk into the room- a private members’ golf-club in downtown New York,…


Danish authorities investigating claims of sexual abuse at Lars Von Trier’s studio Zentropa

November 15, 2017

Investigation follows allegations made by nine dames against production house, which CEO says is not pair the Zentropa I know. Von Trier not called in claims Danish approvals are probing allegations regarding” sexual abuse, deterioration and bullying” at Zentropa, the film studio co-founded by administrator Lars Von Trier. The investigation comes in response of a report by the Danish newspaper A separate investigation by the Danish newspaper Dagbladet Information, which…


I spoke out about Terry Richardson seven years ago. Why did Cond Nast only ban him now? | Jamie Peck

October 26, 2017

This week, Cond Nast International announced theyd not work with the photographer Terry Richardson. Its about time This week, an unpredictable stuff happened: the fashion industry seemed to grow a soul. In an first voiced publicly about a negative meeting with Richardson in 2010 after six years of embarrassed silence, I’m pleased that European magazines and indulgence symbols- two seats not exactly known for their progressive gender politics- are ultimately…


Moguls and starlets: 100 years of Hollywoods corrosive, systemic sexism

October 21, 2017

From the earliest days of Hollywood, women were place organized and influenced by older gentlemen in powerful postures. And its clear that, although Harvey Weinstein has been outed, little has changed In the Hollywood dream factory, trauma surfaces as light entertainment. In 2013, the introduction of the list of best supporting actress nominees at a pre-Oscars episode, comedian 16 years before she’s too old for Clooney” and the nauseate We…


‘Si’ Newhouse, Billionaire Publisher of Vogue and GQ, Dies at 89

October 5, 2017

Samuel ” Si ” Newhouse Jr ., the publishing billionaire who administered some of America’s best-known periodicals, including Vogue, the New Yorker, GQ and Vanity Fair as heads of state of the closely held media conglomerate built by his father, has died. He was 89. He lived Sunday at home, Conde Nast spokeswoman Cameron Blanchard confirmed in an email. No reason was given. Photographer: Ron Galella, Ltd ./ WireImage Newhouse…


Reader, I clicked on him! I test-drive the online Jane Austen role-playing game

October 1, 2017

Jane Austens succeeds have been given the World of Warcraft treatment, but with dinner defendants instead of dungeons and rumor instead of shoots. Our columnist ties on her virtual bonnet and departs hunting for a suitor I had been travelling for two days with my aunt Amelia in her private car when upon appearance at the Fleckcot Glebe Inn, an establishment of some ill repute, Aunt Amelia received a character…