sexual harassment in hollywood

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case

$44 Million Civil Settlement Reportedly in Works in Harvey Weinstein Case

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has reportedly reached a $44 million deal to settle claims brought against him by women accusing him of sexual harassment, as well as creditors of his
Journalist and Former MSNBC Host Touré Accused of Sexual Harassment By Former Coworker

Journalist and Former MSNBC Host Touré Accused of Sexual Harassment By Former Coworker

The Surviving R. Kelly docuseries on Lifetime brought out some terrifying revelations about the R&B singer who has thus far avoided facing any consequences for his actions. In as much as we have
Why You Can Expect Silence from These Legends When it Comes to R. Kelly's History of Abuse

Why You Can Expect Silence from These Legends When it Comes to R. Kelly's History of Abuse

As viewers brace for the third and final installment of Surviving R. Kelly’s Lifetime Network premier, social media users worldwide have been discussing the evidence that 51 year-old Chicago-born
Shade For Now: Les Moonves Didn't Do Right By Janet Jackson. Now, He Won't Receive $120 Million Severance

Shade For Now: Les Moonves Didn't Do Right By Janet Jackson. Now, He Won't Receive $120 Million Severance

The sentient sabotaging sallow sapien known as Les Moonves has $120 million less to account for in his greed-expectant vault. Read more...
For Idris Elba, It’s Simple: ‘The #MeToo Movement Is Only Difficult If You Have Something to Hide’

For Idris Elba, It’s Simple: ‘The #MeToo Movement Is Only Difficult If You Have Something to Hide’

Much like any pushback directed toward men ever in history, Tarana Burke’s #MeToo movement has ruffled the feathers of the peen plumage.Read more...
Tiffany Haddish Reveals She Was Raped as a Teen by a Police Cadet

Tiffany Haddish Reveals She Was Raped as a Teen by a Police Cadet

It’s been said often enough to become cliché that humor is a kind of armor. For funny-woman Tiffany Haddish, that armor came at a cost.Read more...
There Will Be No Time's Up Dress Code at the Oscars, but #MeToo Is Still on People's Minds

There Will Be No Time's Up Dress Code at the Oscars, but #MeToo Is Still on People's Minds

Make no mistake: Just because you don’t see a sea of diaphanous black gowns and sharp, black tuxes at the Oscar’s red carpet this Sunday doesn’t mean the Time’s Up movement didn’t show up. Read
Our Sisters’ Keeper: Tarana Burke Keeps Us Focused

Our Sisters’ Keeper: Tarana Burke Keeps Us Focused

How do we count the ways we love Tarana Burke? The #MeToo founder has been rightfully getting her shine since the movement bearing the name she coined caught Hollywood’s attention last fall. In the
9 Women Accuse Black Adjacent Hollywood Manager of Sexual Harassment

9 Women Accuse Black Adjacent Hollywood Manager of Sexual Harassment

A prominent manager of African American talent that once included Halle Berry and currently includes Taraji P. Henson, is the latest man in Hollywood to be accused of sexual harassment. This time,
Join The Glow Up for the SAG Awards Tonight!

Join The Glow Up for the SAG Awards Tonight!

Glow Up Gang, we’re back! Tonight, we’ll be hosting a thread for the 2018 SAG Awards ceremony, starting with the red carpet at at 6:15pm EST. You can join us by , where we’ll be dishing on our faves
Black Gold: Stars Auction Their Golden Globes Gowns for #TimesUp

Black Gold: Stars Auction Their Golden Globes Gowns for #TimesUp

Everyone’s betting on black in the fight against sexual harassment. On Tuesday morning, Conde Nast Publications—home to Vogue and Vanity Fair—announced that it will partner with eBay to auction off
Tracee Ellis Ross, Shonda Rhimes, Reese Witherspoon Discuss Time’s Up Movement With Oprah Winfrey

Tracee Ellis Ross, Shonda Rhimes, Reese Witherspoon Discuss Time’s Up Movement With Oprah Winfrey

Hollywood’s leading women gathered with Oprah Winfrey in Pasadena, Calif., this week to discuss Hollywood’s reckoning with sexual harassment and abuse and the resulting Time’s Up movement. The panel
Russell Simmons Puts an End to #NotMe Campaign

Russell Simmons Puts an End to #NotMe Campaign

It looks as if Russell Simmons has, for now, put an end to his attempts to repurpose the #MeToo campaign with his #NotMe response, begun after he was accused of sexually assaulting several women. Read
Mary J. Blige Talks Sexual Harassment at Golden Globes Event: ‘Don’t Touch Me or I’ll Kill You’

Mary J. Blige Talks Sexual Harassment at Golden Globes Event: ‘Don’t Touch Me or I’ll Kill You’

Award-winning singer Mary J. Blige opened up some about her history dealing with the sexual assault that she faced as a child, detailing how it impacted her approach to the issue now, as a star.Read
On Golden Globes Sunday, Here’s #WhyWeWearBlack: The Stars Behind #TimesUp Hope You’ll Stand With Them

On Golden Globes Sunday, Here’s #WhyWeWearBlack: The Stars Behind #TimesUp Hope You’ll Stand With Them

Some of your favorite Hollywood actresses—including Tracee Ellis Ross, Tessa Thompson, Kerry Washington and Rashida Jones—have a message for you: They are standing with women across the world, and
Broadway Star Ben Vereen Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Actresses During Production of Hair

Broadway Star Ben Vereen Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Actresses During Production of Hair

The fallout from the #MeToo movement has only just begun, and Broadway legend Ben Vereen is the latest to face accusations of abuse after several young actresses came forward accusing the star of
#ThrowbackThursday: Golden Globes Edition

#ThrowbackThursday: Golden Globes Edition

No shade to Christmas, but here at The Glow Up, it’s the most wonderful time of year—except Fashion Weeks, the Met Gala and ... I digress. This Sunday, the 2018 awards season kicks off with the Golden
#WomanCrushWednesday: How the Women of #TimesUp Are Working to Crush Sexual Abuse and Level the Playing Field Beyond Hollywood

#WomanCrushWednesday: How the Women of #TimesUp Are Working to Crush Sexual Abuse and Level the Playing Field Beyond Hollywood

Here at The Glow Up, we love seeing women in power. But much more important and inspiring is to see women use the power they have to empower other women.Read more...
The Cover That Time Forgot: Why We’re Placing #MeToo’s Tarana Burke Front and Center

The Cover That Time Forgot: Why We’re Placing #MeToo’s Tarana Burke Front and Center

News that the #MeToo movement had been named Time magazine’s coveted 2017 Person of the Year confirmed a truly watershed moment in American history: one in which victims of sexual violence—in this
Gabrielle Union On the #MeToo Movement: ‘The Floodgates Have Opened for White Women’

Gabrielle Union On the #MeToo Movement: ‘The Floodgates Have Opened for White Women’

On the eve of Time revealing that its Person of the Year would be “the silence breakers”—the victims of sexual harassment who have come forward to tell their stories—an interview with actress and