Tag: Sexual Assault

Oprah Banishes Russell Simmons from Book of Wisdom

Thelifestyle advice of entrepreneur-producer Russell Simmons will no longer be available in upcoming editions of Oprah Winfrey’s book, “The Wisdom of Sundays.” Winfrey’s publisher has pressed the delete button following the recent sexual assault allegations against Simmons, including rape. Winfrey’s book, a bestseller, was first published in October. It is…

Time's Up on Sexual Assault Against All Women

A group of Hollywood’s most notable women on Monday unveiled Time’s Up, a new initiative to help working-class women fight back against sexual assault. Just several months after #MeToo took the nation by storm, more than 300 actresses, directors and writers signed on to the pledge to say, “The clock…

Russell Simmons Demeans #MeToo Movement as NYPD Launches Formal Investigation into Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Amid mounting accusations of sexual misconduct, the New York Police Department has launched an official investigation into disgraced music mogul Russell Simmons. Meanwhile, Simmons took to social media to belittle the entire #MeToo movement. According to CNN, citing a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation, the department has…

Moore Discredits Women, Plays Victim: 'I Am Suffering'

Alabama’s Republican candidate for Senate Roy Moore has attempted to paint himself as the victim in the midst of mounting allegations of sexual misconduct and assault with teenagers while in his thirties. At a press conference on Wednesday Moore’s attorney, Phillip L. Jauregui, tried to publicly discredit one of Moore’s…

Roy Moore's Sexual Misconduct 'Common Knowledge' Locals Say

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s penchant for pursuing teenage girls was “common knowledge” in the town of Gadsden, Ala., according to some residents. “These stories have been going around this town for 30 years,” Blake Usry, a Gadsden resident, told Al.com. “Nobody could believe they hadn’t come out yet.” Usry…