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Ryan Phillippe wants ex Elsie Hewitt’s abuse lawsuit dropped

Ryan Phillippe has again denied assaulting ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt, and now he wants her to drop her lawsuit. Hewitt filed a lawsuit in September, accusing Phillippe of drunkenly beating her on the Fourth of July. Phillippe, who has repeatedly denied ...

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Former USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex abuse charges

A former USA Gymnastics team doctor accused of sexually abusing three Olympic medalists among dozens of other young women and girls pleaded guilty to multiple charges of criminal sexual assault. Dr. Larry Nassar on Wednesday admitted to abusing seven girls ...

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Bisexual women at higher risk of sexual abuse

A new report reveals that bisexual women experience sexual violence at an alarmingly higher rate than straight or lesbian women. Half of bisexual women have been raped at one point while in the U.S., while 75% have experienced sexual violence, ...

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Nine women claim ‘ingrained’ sexual abuse at Danish film studio

Danish authorities are looking into claims of sexual abuse at Zentropa, the studio behind such films as the 2003 drama “Dogville,” starring Nicole Kidman, who is not involved in the investigation. The inquiry into Zentropa, co-founded by director Lars Von ...

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Surge in jail abuse sees state making $7M in payouts since 2015

Prisoner Richard Pattiasina was handing out spoons to fellow inmates in the mess hall at Elmira Correctional Facility eight years ago, when a correction officer ordered him to open the kitchen’s front door. “One second,” Pattiasina responded, according to testimony ...

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Advertisers ditch Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ after Moore abuse claims

Advertisers began fleeing from Fox News’ “Hannity” following the conservative host’s much-criticized coverage of Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore’s sexual misconduct allegations. Two companies — Realtor.com and Keurig — announced Saturday that they will no longer advertise on the ...

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Tony Tarantino addresses Hollywood sex abuse, his son's silence

Filmmaker Tony Tarantino understands why his Oscar-winning son Quentin stayed silent about movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged decades of sexual misconduct. The elder Tarantino kept his mouth shut for nearly six decades about his own encounter with an influential Hollywood ...

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Warner Bros. suspends ‘Supergirl’ producer amid sex abuse claims

Warner Bros. suspended one of its most prolific executive producers amid allegations from 19 staffers that he sexually harassed women for years. Andrew Kreisberg, who works on hit shows like “Arrow” and “Supergirl,” was placed on hiatus by Warner Bros. ...

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Corey Haim’s mom says Sheen didn’t abuse her son, but someone did

The mother of late actor Corey Haim claims someone abused her son, but asserts it wasn’t Charlie Sheen amid a dubious report from a tabloid magazine. Judy Haim came forward to speak about the allegations on an episode of “Dr. ...

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LAPD is not investigating Corey Feldman’s claims of sexual abuse

The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer pursuing the case put forward by actor Corey Feldman, as the statute of limitations on the sex-related crime has expired. “Unfortunately, according to California law, the alleged occurrence is out of statute ...

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