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Woody Allen: 'I Should Be the Poster Boy for the #MeToo Movement' Woody Allen: 'I Should Be the Poster Boy for the #MeToo Movement'

Woody Allen, celebrated Hollywood director and accused child abuser, spoke with the Argentinian news show Periodismo Para Todos about how he perceives his role within the #MeToo movement—and that perception has nothing to do with being another a rich, powerful man held unaccountable for his alleged actions. Rather…

It's 2018 and Sweden Finally Recognizes Sex Without Consent as Rape  It's 2018 and Sweden Finally Recognizes Sex Without Consent as Rape 

Sweden passed a law on Wednesday that defines sex without consent as rape. Perhaps right now you are wondering: Did Sweden not previously define sex without consent as rape? And, nej, it did not.

USC Gynecologist Accused of Misconduct Blames Jealous Old Ladies With Loose Vaginas USC Gynecologist Accused of Misconduct Blames Jealous Old Ladies With Loose Vaginas

A University of Southern California gynecologist was allowed to continue practicing for many years, despite multiple complaints of misconduct, according to a new stomach-churning Los Angeles Times report. The complaints against George Tyndall date back to the 1990s and include allegations of inappropriately…

Mary Karr Reminds the World That David Foster Wallace Abused and Stalked Her, and Nobody Cared Mary Karr Reminds the World That David Foster Wallace Abused and Stalked Her, and Nobody Cared

Memoirist and poet Mary Karr, whose name has long been saddled to that of her worshipped ex David Foster Wallace, is now tweeting that Wallace violently abused her. The fact that he abused her is not a revelation; this has been documented and adopted by the literary world as one of Wallace’s character traits. In a…

Kelis Says Ex-Husband Nas Was Mentally and Physically Abusive Kelis Says Ex-Husband Nas Was Mentally and Physically Abusive

Kelis has revealed in a new interview that her ex-husband, the rapper Nas, was mentally and physically abusive during their relationship.

Accused Porn Director Sends Jezebel Behind-the-Scenes Footage Depicting Transphobic Jokes Accused Porn Director Sends Jezebel Behind-the-Scenes Footage Depicting Transphobic Jokes

On Wednesday, Just Dave, the director of a porn scene at the center of recent on-set abuse allegations made by performer Leigh Raven, sent Jezebel nearly three hours of footage in an attempt to publicly exonerate himself and his staff. The footage was taken on a mounted camera, which he says was filming nearly…

Porn Actress Nikki Benz Sues MindGeek, Brazzers, Co-Stars for Sexual Battery, Gender Violence Porn Actress Nikki Benz Sues MindGeek, Brazzers, Co-Stars for Sexual Battery, Gender Violence

Adult performer Nikki Benz filed a lawsuit Monday against the porn production company Brazzers, its parent company MindGeek, and fellow actors Tony T. and Ramon Nomar for sexual battery. The suit, provided to Jezebel by Benz’s lawyer, alleges that she was non-consensually “struck on the face, head and breasts hard…

The Uniquely Violent and 'Waterboarding' Effects of Strangulation The Uniquely Violent and 'Waterboarding' Effects of Strangulation

“Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and honor,” White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said in a statement earlier this week. Kelly was defending former White House aide Porter, who resigned last week after two of his ex-wives, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, detailed his physical and emotional abuse to…

The White House Knew About Domestic Violence Allegations Against Rob Porter For Months and Still Did Nothing  The White House Knew About Domestic Violence Allegations Against Rob Porter For Months and Still Did Nothing 

Staff secretary Rob Porter was allowed to serve as an aide to Donald Trump despite the fact that White House officials, including Chief of Staff John Kelly and Counsel Donald McGahn, knew that Porter’s two ex-wives had made domestic violence allegations against him, according to a Thursday report.

Five Women Sue Monster Energy Over Discrimination and Abuse  Five Women Sue Monster Energy Over Discrimination and Abuse 

Five women who used to work for Monster Energy Drink have sued the company, alleging that their careers were derailed after speaking up about sexual discrimination.

Dylan Farrow Will Discuss Abuse Allegations Against Woody Allen in First Ever TV Interview  Dylan Farrow Will Discuss Abuse Allegations Against Woody Allen in First Ever TV Interview 

On Tuesday, CBS announced that an interview with Dylan Farrow by CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King will air on Thursday. Per CBS, the interview will cover “[Farrow’s] allegations that she was sexually abused by her father, Woody Allen, and…Hollywood’s Time’s Up movement.”

A Brief Audit of the Golden Globes' Woke Male Allies  A Brief Audit of the Golden Globes' Woke Male Allies 

At last night’s Golden Globes, zero men who got up onstage mentioned #MeToo or the #TimesUp campaign that decorated many of their lapels. Some of them, smiling big for the camera in a sea of black dresses, had their own rocky histories to contend with; the awards show that was supposed to be a reckoning—and was, in…

Rapper XXXTentacion Faces New Witness Tampering Charges in Domestic Abuse Case Rapper XXXTentacion Faces New Witness Tampering Charges in Domestic Abuse Case

Controversial rapper XXXTentacion is in custody after a hearing today in his domestic abuse case, according to TMZ. The site reports that at the hearing, he was charged with seven new felonies, all related to witness tampering and harassment.

Salma Hayek On Weinstein: Me, Too  Salma Hayek On Weinstein: Me, Too 

Over the course of making Frida, an important and beautiful film about one of the most talented, self-determined woman artists of the 20th century, Harvey Weinstein allegedly harassed, emotionally abused, and threatened to kill Salma Hayek, who portrayed the title character. In a devastating op-ed for the New York…

Aly Raisman Alleges She Was Also Abused By Dr. Larry Nassar Aly Raisman Alleges She Was Also Abused By Dr. Larry Nassar

Dr. Larry Nassar was an employee of Michigan State University who also worked with athletes at USA Gymnastics, the organization responsible sending gymnasts to the Olympics. That organization also allegedly cultivated a culture of silence that allowed Nassar to abuse young women for years. Over 80 women have come…

Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman Speak About the Film Industry's Climate of Sexual Harassment Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman Speak About the Film Industry's Climate of Sexual Harassment

As the breadth of accusations against Harvey Weinstein seem to grow exponentially, more Hollywood fixtures are speaking out about their experiences with sexual harassment and more. This weekend, that grew to include Michelle Pfeiffer and Uma Thurman.

Corey Feldman Identifies One of the Men He Has Accused of Molesting Him

Corey Feldman was unwilling to name new names on the Today show earlier this week, in which he discussed the sexual abuse he faced as an underage actor in Hollywood (on Today, he mentioned he previously listed manager/convicted sex offender Marty Weiss as one of his abusers). But on today’s episode of Dr. Oz, which…

Corey Feldman Is Raising $10 Million to Make a Documentary About Pedophilia In Hollywood Corey Feldman Is Raising $10 Million to Make a Documentary About Pedophilia In Hollywood

In a video uploaded Wednesday morning, former child actor Corey Feldman revealed his plan to make a documentary he hopes will “bring to light what is happening in the world of entertainment as far as perverts and pedophiles.” All he needs is 12 months and $10 million.

Alice Glass Details Crystal Castles Band Member Ethan Kath's Abuse in Harrowing Statement [Updated] Alice Glass Details Crystal Castles Band Member Ethan Kath's Abuse in Harrowing Statement [Updated]

Alice Glass, the former half of duo Crystal Castles, has detailed in a lengthy statement that she left the band because of band member Ethan Kath’s physical and psychological abuse.

Republican Rep. Tim Murphy's Office Harbored 'A Culture of Abuse,' Former Staffers Allege Republican Rep. Tim Murphy's Office Harbored 'A Culture of Abuse,' Former Staffers Allege

Pennsylvania Congressman Tim Murphy, an anti-abortion Republican, announced his resignation after the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that he encouraged his mistress to have an abortion. But according to Politico, it wasn’t really his flagrant hypocrisy that worried his party so much as stories of alleged verbal …

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