A woman filed a police report with LAPD Thursday claiming Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2013, and the Department has launched a criminal investigation. The woman is an Italian model/actress who claims she attended the Italia Film, Fashion and Art Festival in February, 2013. She claims she had met Weinstein before, and in fact she says at the time he asked her up to his room but she declined.
Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams has opened up about her exerpience with depression. Williams revealed she told Destiny's Child's manager at the time, Mathew Knowles, about how she was feeling, though he didn't seem to fully understand her situation. When asked about the severity of her depression, Williams said it got so bad that she felt suicidal. Now, the performer wants to focus on normalizing the discussion around mental health and end the stigma associated with depression.
Staffers at The Harvey Weinstein Co claim they had no clue their boss was a serial sexual predator . Want to be cleared from any contracts forcing them to keep quiet about what happened in their workplace. In a statement to The New Yorker on Thursday, a group of staffers went in on the former TWC honcho, saying, He created a toxic ecosystem where his abuse could flourish unchecked for decades.
Thanks to its young cast, Season 2 of Stranger Things won't just be good. While Season 1 of the show was tame when it came to crude language, the show's creators, Matt and Ross Duffer, were planning on changing this for Season 2. First, we actually gave in and took out all of the bad language, Matt told Wired, and the kids got really upset. They're much more foulmouthed in Season 2 than in Season 1, but in real life it's far worse.
One person is dead and this puppy is the cops' best lead. Coco might look like the cutest little thing you ever did see, but he knows more than he's letting on.
In the age of the reboot, it's no surprise that The CW is bringing back Sabrina the Teenage Witch. What is surprising is that our favorite TGIF '90s gal, Melissa Joan Hart, isn't a part of it. She's confident the show won't be anything like the former version, which ran from 1996 to 2000 on ABC and from 2000 to 2003 on The WB. The CW's plan is to follow in the footsteps of their Arrow-Flash success and introduce Sabrina Spellman within the Riverdale world.
Sean Penn is using a full-court press to either block or re-edit a Netflix documentary that suggests Penn ratted out El Chapo by alerting the United States Dept. Penn, del Castillo and 2 others met Chapo on Sept. Twelve hours after the meeting, Mexican authorities raided the site but Chapo had already left. We've learned several lawyers working for Penn repeatedly contacted Netflix to, at the very least, eliminate any references to their client contacting DOJ prior to meeting Chapo.
Todd Haynes has heard your exclamations. File that example under the breezier division of Carol mania; the mini-phenomenon assumes all degrees of austerity. Haynes once received a video from a fan who'd compiled earnest testimonials from almost every major country. The Weinstein Co In between Far From Heaven and Carol, Haynes made I'm Not There, a kaleidoscopic, avant-garde Bob Dylan biopic that underscored the director's obsession with shifting identities.
Lindsey Stirling is about to bring good tidings for the holidays. She recorded some of the songs live and with a full orchestra, a new challenge for the former America's Got Talent contender. For her part, Stirling has her own set of favorite holiday traditions that fill her with nostalgia year after year. In the end, recording the Christmas album has made her feel like a kid again.
Anna has been hanging out with Michael for weeks, a source told People. The two apparently met while working together on Faris' project Overboard, an upcoming remake of the classic 1987 film starring Goldie Hawn. It seemed romantic in the way they were looking at one another and how they were laughing at the table. While Faris might be moving on romantically, she's had nothing but positive things to say about Pratt -- still an incredible friend -- in a recent interview.
Five years ago, Chip and Joanna Gaines weren't household names. Although there have been tons of rumors swirling about the state of their marriage, Chip and Joanna told HuffPost that all those stories are fabricated by tabloids and the paparazzi. He loves it, and I'm the one who looks down and charges straight ahead, Joanna said during a Build Series segment Wednesday. Instead of focusing on the fake drama, they're choosing to make an important decision for their future.
After defending accused rapist Harvey Weinstein, Lindsay Lohan claims she didn't receive any public support from most women in America when she was in an allegedly abusive relationship. When not one person stood up for me while he was abusing me, she wrote alongside a screenshot from the movie Parent Trap. The Mean Girls star has only been engaged once to Russian millionaire Egor Tarabasov, whom she previously accused of attempting to strangle and kill her.
With the finale episode of Season 1 of Raven's Home right around the corner, HuffPost caught up with the That's So Raven spin-off's rising star Sky Katz to chat about her experience working with Raven-Symone, her rap skills and her inspirations. Playing Tess is so much fun and my character is just like me. She's so much fun and I learn so many new things from her. My parents grew up in Queens so they loved hip-hop and they basically raised me with hip-hop.
In a crazy world, it's important to focus on self-care. The actress and comedian's new television show, At Home with Amy Sedaris, will instruct viewers on important life skills such as entertaining businessmen and gutting a fish - you know, anything the modern gal needs to know. Expect cameos from fellow comedy greats like Nick Kroll, Stephen Colbert and a singing Jane Krakowski. In the segment from above, provided exclusively to HuffPost, our fearless host guides us through her morning routine.
O'Shea Jackson Jr says there's one way Gordon Hayward could've avoided that gruesome bone-snapping leg injury this week - Should've been a Laker. I feel bad for Gordon Hayward, the Straight Outta Compton star told us on the way out of Delilah in West Hollywood. Don't worry, there's more - Cube's son also pledges allegiance to the Ball family, hollers at some chicks and says the best player in the NBA is still Kobe Bryant. Don't miss the parting shot at Danny Ainge.
Whether through a painting, artifact or object, thoughtful museums and historic sites share stories that can shape society. Thoughtful museums and historic sites can fill the inequity knowledge gap by connecting the past to the present. In her book, Artifacts and Allegiance, How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display, Brandeis University graduate and sociologist Peggy Levitt '80 reveals how museums create citizens. Museums and historic sites have the unique opportunity to reveal the vast overestimation of progress toward racial economic equality.
We got Nick out at LAX Wednesday and wanted to get his take on whether kids are safe in the industry following Reese Witherspoon's revelation she was sexually assaulted by a director as a 16-year-old. She confessed the harrowing experience amid Harvey Weinstein's continuing fallout.
Courtney Love is taking the high road when it comes to gloating about Harvey Weinstein - and best of all for her. She's doing it with a couple of hot young dudes. We got Courtney Wednesday night arriving at Delilah in WeHo with 2 sexy men - her words - and, as expected, she got a bunch of softball Weinstein questions. Seeing as how she fired a warning shot about Harvey way back in 2005.
Actress and fashion designer Tara Subkoff told Variety that Weinstein had informally offered her a role in one of his films when he sexually harassed her in the 1990s. I went out to a premiere after party that Harvey Weinstein was also at. He motioned for me to come over to him, and then grabbed me to sit me on his lap, she said. Subkoff said the offer for the role was rescinded and she felt that her reputation was ruined by false gossip.
Chelsea Handler is quitting her weekly talk show on Netflix. The comedian revealed via Twitter on Wednesday that she wouldn't return for a third season of Chelsea in 2018, and was instead turning to political activism. Handler said she would devote as much time as I can to becoming a more knowledgeable and engaged citizen. Handler said she plans to travel the country, speaking to people to gain a better understanding of our political divide.