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India #MeToo: Minister accused of multiple sexual harassment files for defamation

By ethan / October 15, 2018

An Indian minister has slammed allegations of sexual misconduct leveled at him by at least 10 women as “lies” and has filed a lawsuit against the first one who accused him of harassment. Junior Foreign Minister MJ Akbar, 67, filed a defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani after she publicly accused him on Twitter of […]

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‘You can break a person’: Widow of #MeToo witch-hunt victim blames campaign for husband’s suicide

By ethan / August 1, 2018

Sweden’s #MeToo movement has come under fire after its most prominent target committed suicide. However, an investigation failed to prove accusations against Benny Fredriksson, a leading figure in Stockholm’s art world. Fredriksson was the artistic director of the Swedish capital’s arts and culture center Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, and the husband of Swedish opera superstar Anne Sofie […]

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Visa drops Morgan Freeman ads after actor gets his #MeToo moment

By ethan / May 28, 2018

Morgan Freeman has been dropped by Visa from its advertising campaign after the actor was accused of harassment and inappropriate behavior by eight women. “We are aware of the allegations that have been made against Mr. Freeman. At this point, Visa will be suspending our marketing in which the actor is featured,” the company said. […]

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Automakers bow to #MeToo pressure and ditch booth babes

By ethan / February 28, 2018

Global carmakers at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show have decided against decorating their stands in the traditional manner. This of course means no promo girls sporting miniskirts and stiletto heels. The decision comes amid considerable pressure from the global #MeToo campaign. According to Bloomberg, nearly all spheres of life are now drawn into the struggle […]

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‘Witch hunts should be left in the Middle Ages’: Oscar-winning film director blasts #MeToo

By ethan / February 10, 2018

Celebrities criticizing the #MeToo movement have been joined by another big personality from the movie industry. Oscar-winning Austrian film director Michael Haneke called it a “witch hunt” that “poisons” the social climate. “I regard this hysteria of rash judgments that is spreading at the moment as absolutely disgusting,” director and screenwriter Haneke said in an […]

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