Web of Sex Scandals

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Postby dws1982 » Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:32 am

Asia Argento, a #MeToo Leader, Made a Deal With Her Own Accuser

Argento is alleged (or maybe not alleged--NY Times says they have the documents) to have paid $380,000 to a former child actor named Jimmy Bennett, who accused her of sexually assaulting him when he was 17. Bennett played her son (when he was around 7 or 8) in The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things.

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Postby Sabin » Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:09 pm

She’ll drop out by end of day or tomorrow. I have no difficulty believing she didn’t know. Jessica Chastain strikes me as a very kind but somewhat clueless person. She had zero idea about the pay gap between white actresses and actresses of color until Octavia Spencer informed her. Admittedly, she took immediate action when she found out.
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Postby Precious Doll » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:16 am

Well, Jessica Chastain who is one of the most passionate and vocal supports of #ItsTime has found herself in a tight corner:

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/a ... hew-newton

I'd wager she never had any checks made on Matthew Newton. Newton has been big news in Australia for a number of years primarily because he is the child of entertainment royalty Bert & Patti Newton. The usual excuses are trotted out and there would be little doubt that there is a degree of truth to root cause of his problems. However some other factors come that may have also come into play that the media (to my knowledge) never mention:

1) Spoilt brat who always got what he wanted as a child;
2) Disappointment and/or frustration of his career in Australian taking off the way he would like it to make also have played a role in his behaviour.

He is virtually blacklisted from the Australian entertainment industry so its so wonder he has been working in the U.S. which leads me to the question - why doesn't the US throw back people like that to where they came from. To put it bluntly if Matthew Newtown was not an Australian citizen he would have been booted out of the country and marked as never to be allowed back in. Australia exports thousands of people on the basis of failing the character test if they do not have citizenship - I think in some cases they may even strip people of their citizenship. Its very odd that the US lets him live and work there.

Anyway, will be interesting to see how Jessica Chastain is going to handle this one.
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Re: Web of Sex Scandals

Postby Reza » Fri May 25, 2018 6:04 pm

Precious Doll wrote:This is beyond creepy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6i62GcGDgI4


Well this woman jabbering on and on sounds equally creepy.

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Postby Precious Doll » Fri May 25, 2018 8:17 am

Looks like the allegations made at George Takei may be false after all. I'm not surprised as they didn't seem too convincing in the first place. Nice to have George cleared.

http://www.towleroad.com/2018/05/george ... l-assault/
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Postby Precious Doll » Fri May 25, 2018 5:53 am

“Those Koreans. They’re so suspicious, you know, ever since Hiroshima.” Constance Langdon (Jessica Lange) from American Horror Story: Season One

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Re: Web of Sex Scandals

Postby Reza » Thu May 24, 2018 7:12 pm

Greg wrote:Moses Farrow claims that there was never any sexual contact between Woody Allen and Dylan:

http://mosesfarrow.blogspot.sg/2018/05/ ... w.html?m=1


Joan Crawford was a pussycat compared to this revelation about Mia Farrow.

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Postby Greg » Thu May 24, 2018 2:18 pm

Moses Farrow claims that there was never any sexual contact between Woody Allen and Dylan:

http://mosesfarrow.blogspot.sg/2018/05/ ... w.html?m=1
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Postby Precious Doll » Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:15 am

Numerous allegations against Kim Ki Duk and frequent leading man Cho Jae-hyeon.

The Guardian needs more editors. Kim's film Moebius is from 2013 not 2004.

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/m ... pe-assault
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Re: Web of Sex Scandals

Postby Reza » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:58 am

Precious Doll wrote:Latest spin-off from the MeToo It'sTime movements:

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/f ... m-festival

Really everyone, regardless of sex, should just wear whatever they want.


"Under the Twitter hashtag #NobodysDoll, German actor Anna Brüggemann has said she wishes to challenge the “patriarchal gaze” women habitually face at film festivals and award ceremonies"

How about wearing a burqa and REALLY make a statement? Not only hide their cleavage (which so many proudly display via plunging necklines courtesy of their favourite designer and which has been a freedom of expression for decades) but cover the entire body AND hide their faces under a veil to counteract that pesky "patriarchal gaze". Hope she knows that "gaze" ain't going nowhere :)

This is now getting just plain silly and stupid.

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Postby Precious Doll » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:28 am

Latest spin-off from the MeToo It'sTime movements:

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/f ... m-festival

Really everyone, regardless of sex, should just wear whatever they want.
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Postby Big Magilla » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:00 pm

Jill Messick's family blames the 50-year-old producer's suicide on depression brought on by Rose McGowan unfairly implicating her in her charges against Harvey Weinstein.

http://deadline.com/2018/02/jill-messic ... 202282388/
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Postby flipp525 » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:51 pm

Scarlett Johansson’s speech at last year’s Women’s March was one of the most moving of the day. I remember almost her entire speech now a year later.

I don’t think she’s necessarily deserving of ire. She seems like a really strong, outspoken, and articulate person.
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Postby Big Magilla » Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:58 am

Precious Doll wrote:Scarlett Johansson speaks out:

http://www.hindustantimes.com/hollywood ... Yn4aM.html

Clearly Dylan Farrow doesn't count:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/ar ... sible.html

Typical Hollywood: only when it suits their agenda.

I don't agree. It seems to me she's assessing each situation on its own merits as she sees it.
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Postby Precious Doll » Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:43 am

Scarlett Johansson speaks out:

http://www.hindustantimes.com/hollywood ... Yn4aM.html

Clearly Dylan Farrow doesn't count:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/ar ... sible.html

Typical Hollywood: only when it suits their agenda.
“Those Koreans. They’re so suspicious, you know, ever since Hiroshima.” Constance Langdon (Jessica Lange) from American Horror Story: Season One


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