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Producers Guild of America kicks out former Hollywood mogul disgraced by sex scandal

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced Monday that Harvey Weinstein, who was investigated by the London, New York and Los Angeles Police Departments for sexual harassment, had been formally expelled from the organization.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/31 13:19:24

International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences withdraws award for Kevin Spacey

The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced Monday that it will revoke an award which was announced earlier to be presented to Kevin Spacey.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/31 11:07:30

Paul Newman's watch auctioned for record-breaking $17.8 million

A constant companion of Paul Newman for years, the late star's Rolex has sold for $17.8 million, setting a world auction record for a wristwatch, Phillips said Friday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/29 14:53:39

Leonard Bernstein keeps star billing century after birth

Decades after his death, Leonard Bernstein may still be the most identifiable conductor in the public imagination – dramatic on-stage, bold off-stage and succeeding unlike so many others in making classical music accessible.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/29 14:48:39

US celebrity chef resigns over sexual harassment allegations

Celebrity chef John Besh, who as the face of New Orleans cuisine fed world leaders and appeared on US TV programs, has stepped down from his company after women complained that sexual harassment was rife at his restaurants.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/25 16:03:40

Hollywood director Toback accused of sexual harassment by 38 women

American screenwriter and film director James Toback has been accused by 38 women of sexual harassment in the last 30 years, following the sex scandal exposure on Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/24 9:18:12

Two more Weinstein accusers go public with sex assault claims

A former actress accused Harvey Weinstein of exposing his genitals and forcing himself on her as a separate alleged victim publicly repeated rape allegations against the movie mogul.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/23 17:43:39

Titanic victim's letter sells for record $166,000 at auction

A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a record price for correspondence from the doomed liner.
Source: Reuters | 2017/10/22 16:38:39

Directors Gild of America starts to kick film producer Weinstein out

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced Saturday the 16,000-member group began an expulsion process against Harvy Weinstein, who was investigated by London, New York and Los Angeles for his sexual scandal.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/22 7:04:32

Obama's love letters to college girlfriend made public

Letters written by former US President Barack Obama in 1980s to his college girlfriend were made public on Thursday by a private research university, revealing a young man grappling with his place in the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/20 8:31:41

US magazine publisher offers 10 mln USD for info to help impeach Trump

Larry Flynt, founder of Hustler Magazine, offered 10 million US dollars Sunday for information that could lead to the impeachment of US President Donald Trump.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/16 11:20:15

Motion picture Academy kicks out disgraced Harvey Weinstein

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, vowing that the era of “shameful complicity in sexually predatory behavior” in the movie industry was over.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/15 14:33:39

Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy

Hollywood movie maker Harvey Weinstein has been expelled Saturday from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in response to his alleged sexual advancements on female co-workers.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/15 6:43:46

Will Hollywood indie films fade to black after Harvey Weinstein's sexual scandal exposure?

There is widespread speculation in the Hollywood film industry that the fall of Hollywood kingmaker, Harvey Weinstein, and the slow decline of The Weinstein Company (TWC) as generative forces in the independent film world may well spell the demise of the indie film industry as a whole.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 13:30:53

Sharon Jones album to come out a year after her death

An album of unreleased songs by soul singer Sharon Jones will come out next month one year after her death, her label announced Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/10/11 18:38:41

Hollywood shocked by movie mogul Weinstein's sex scandal

Hollywood was shell-shocked this weekend by a sex scandal exposure on Hollywood kingmaker, Harvey Weinstein, the Weinstein Company (TWC)'s contentious co-chairman and co-founder.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/9 8:44:58

In political turn, Justin Bieber rallies for Black Lives Matter

Canadian Pop star Justin Bieber, known more for headline-grabbing scandals than activism, on Friday took an unexpected political turn as he hailed the Black Lives Matter movement.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/24 18:03:39

Charles Bradley dead at 68

Charles Bradley, the soul singer whose robust voice and defiantly upbeat outlook won him stardom in his final years after a life of poverty, died Saturday from cancer. He was 68.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/24 17:58:39