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London theater says 20 men made allegations against Kevin Spacey


LONDON The Old Vic theater in London said on Thursday it had received 20 separate allegations of inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey from 20 men who came into contact with him at the theater, or in connection with it, between 1995 and 2013. | Video

Harvey Weinstein sued by actress, who claims he raped her in 2016

Harvey Weinstein and the movie company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, were sued in California state court on Tuesday by an anonymous actress who said she was raped by the movie producer in the spring of 2016.

15 Nov 2017

Blake Shelton named People's 2017 'Sexiest Man Alive'

LOS ANGELES Blake Shelton was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, a first for any country singer, prompting "The Voice" judge to shake off his shyness about his looks. | Video

Music, 15 Nov 2017

Chipotle denies link to 'Supergirl' actor's illness

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Monday denied allegations by actor Jeremy Jordan that eating at one of its restaurants landed him in the hospital.

Health, 13 Nov 2017

Bob Geldof calls Aung San Suu Kyi 'handmaiden to genocide'

DUBLIN Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof called Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi "a hand maiden to genocide" on Monday as he returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin award in protest over his fellow recipient's response to the repression of Rohingya Muslims. | Video

13 Nov 2017

Comedian Louis C.K. admits sexual misconduct as Hollywood cuts ties

LOS ANGELES Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties. | Video

11 Nov 2017

Longtime New York gossip columnist Liz Smith dead at 94

NEW YORK New York gossip columnist Liz Smith, who covered the breakup of U.S. President Donald Trump's first marriage and helped lead the media's charge into celebrity news, died on Sunday at her Manhattan home, the New York Times and other media reported. She was 94.

14 Nov 2017

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' debuts to strong sales, mixed reviews

LOS ANGELES Taylor Swift's revenge-tinged new album "Reputation" soared to the top of the iTunes charts on its first day of release on Friday, earning mixed reviews from music critics while fans devoured the lyrics for clues about her latest targets.

Music, 11 Nov 2017

Chile police block boxer Mike Tyson from entering country

SANTIAGO Chilean police prevented U.S. boxer Mike Tyson from entering the country citing non-compliance with immigration laws and were putting him on a flight home, the Investigative Police (PDI) said on Thursday.

09 Nov 2017

Swiss drop rape inquiry against director Polanski

ZURICH Swiss prosecutors have dropped an investigation of film director Roman Polanski after finding the statute of limitations did not allow pursuing allegations by a former German actress and model that he raped her in 1972 when she was 15 years old.

09 Nov 2017