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Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 03:19 PM EDT

Woody Allen Claims He Is 'a Big Advocate' of #MeToo Movement

Woody Allen Claims He Is 'a Big Advocate' of #MeToo Movement

In a rare interview, Woody Allen argued he should be the "poster boy" of the #MeToo movement because none of the "hundreds of actresses" he's worked with in five decades in film has ever accused him of "any kind...

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 08:37 AM EDT

Bill Clinton: 'I Did the Right Thing' in Lewinsky Scandal

Bill Clinton: 'I Did the Right Thing' in Lewinsky Scandal

Former President Bill Clinton says he would not have approached how he dealt with the Monica Lewinsky scandal differently, even in light of the #MeToo movement, he told NBC News' Craig Melvin in an interview...

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 12:36 AM EDT

Lawyer Fights for Harvey Weinstein, in Court and Out

Lawyer Fights for Harvey Weinstein, in Court and Out

A powerful public figure is accused of sexual assault in a Manhattan hotel room. There's media frenzy. Enter go-to defense attorney Ben Brafman. Brafman, 69, was on the winning end of that scenario in 2011 when...

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 03:39 PM EDT

Lawsuit Makes New Rape Allegation Against Harvey Weinstein

Lawsuit Makes New Rape Allegation Against Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein was facing a new rape allegation on Friday as part of a lawsuit alleging that he had help covering up his misconduct with women. The lawsuit was filed in New York by three women, including one...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 09:41 AM EDT

#MeToo Founder Discusses Recall Effort for Judge in Brock Turner Case

#MeToo Founder Discusses Recall Effort for Judge in Brock Turner Case

The founder of the #MeToo movement weighed in on the effort to recall Judge Aaron Persky Tuesday night during a speech at Stanford University. Tarana Burke, who founded the #MeToo movement in 2006, said...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 08:09 AM EDT

Men and Women on How #MeToo Has Changed the Workplace

Men and Women on How #MeToo Has Changed the Workplace

The wide-ranging allegations of sexual misconduct by powerful men has brought a new focus on the balance of power between the genders in the workplace. NBC News' THINK asked people across the country how the...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 07:53 AM EDT

Morgan Freeman's Attorney Demands CNN Retraction

Morgan Freeman's Attorney Demands CNN Retraction

Morgan Freeman's lawyer on Tuesday demanded an immediate retraction and apology from CNN, which reported that the Academy Award-winning actor has been accused of multiple cases of sexual harassment or inappropr...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 07:08 AM EDT

Morgan Freeman Says He 'Did Not Assault Women'

Morgan Freeman Says He 'Did Not Assault Women'

Actor Morgan Freeman apologized again on Friday after he was accused of harassment and inappropriate behavior by eight women, NBC News reported. "I did not create unsafe work environments," the actor said in a...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 01:32 PM EDT

What to Know About Reporting Workplace Harassment

What to Know About Reporting Workplace Harassment

Of the workers who say they've experienced sexual harassment on the job, 72 percent did not tell their employer about the incident, according to a CareerBuilder survey released early this year. Meanwhile,...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 07:45 PM EDT

Smiling, Cuffed Weinstein Charged With Felony Rape in NYC

Smiling, Cuffed Weinstein Charged With Felony Rape in NYC

Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein was charged in Manhattan Friday with felony rape and criminal sex act connected to cases involving two separate women, capping a months-long saga that saw dozens come...

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