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FILE PHOTO: Film director Roman Polanski arrives at the Madeleine Church to attend a ceremony during a ‘popular tribute’ to late French singer and actor Johnny Hallyday in Paris, France, December 9, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Roman Polanski, who faces accusations of rape, won France’s Cesar Award for best directing for his
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PARIS (Reuters) – The cast and production team of Roman Polanski’s ‘An Officer and a Spy’ will boycott Friday’s Cesar Awards after the French culture minister said the success of a director facing rape accusations would send the wrong signal in the #MeToo era. FILE PHOTO: Film director Roman Polanski arrives at the Madeleine Church
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FILE PHOTO: Members of K-Pop band, BTS appear on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ show in Central Park in New York City, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean boy band BTS canceled its scheduled April concert in Seoul, amid growing concerns of the new coronavirus outbreak, its music label, Big Hit
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A model presents a creation by designer Anthony Vaccarello as part of his Fall/Winter 2020/21 women’s ready-to-wear collection show for fashion house Saint Laurent during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, February 25, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw PARIS (Reuters) – Luxury fashion house Saint Laurent juxtaposed staid tweed jackets with fetish-style catsuits when it
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(Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein will seek to overturn his sex crimes conviction by arguing that the jury was prejudiced by testimony from women unconnected to prosecutors’ underlying case, his lawyers have said. But, according to experts, he faces a legal hurdle: his acquittal on some of the most serious charges. FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey
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FILE PHOTO: Opera singer Placido Domingo sits during an event at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, U.S., May 11, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s culture ministry on Wednesday canceled performances by Placido Domingo in Madrid in May following allegations of sexual harassment by the opera star. The ministry said it
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was in good spirits on Tuesday, as he accepted visitors while under police guard at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said, despite having been convicted a day earlier of sexual assault and rape. Weinstein had been expected to move to New York City’s notorious Rikers Island
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Opera singer Placido Domingo apologized to the women who have accused him of sexual harassment on Tuesday, after an investigation by the American Guild of Musical Artists concluded he had behaved inappropriately with female musicians. FILE PHOTO: Opera singer Placido Domingo sits during an event at the Manhattan School of Music
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein’s day began with expensive coffee and Acqua Panna mineral water at a breakfast meeting with his lawyers in a Four Seasons hotel near Manhattan’s criminal courts. Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at New York Criminal Courtroom during his ongoing sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape by a New York jury on Monday and handcuffed in court, a milestone verdict for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to go public with misconduct allegations against powerful men. Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at the New York
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FILE PHOTO: Actor Song Kang-ho of four Oscar award-winning film ‘Parasite’ answers a reporters’ question as Director Bong Joon-ho reacts during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji TOKYO (Reuters) – One of the stars of “Parasite” said on Sunday he hoped the film would help improve cultural ties between
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LONDON (Reuters) – Hundreds of people including Roger Waters, co-founder of the Pink Floyd rock group, and designer Vivienne Westwood, marched through central London on Saturday demanding that jailed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange be released. Singer Roger Waters speaks during a protest against the extradition of Julian Assange, at the Parliament Square in London, Britain,
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FILE PHOTO: The cast of the American TV sitcom “Friends” (L to R) Matt Le Blanc, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer pose for pictures at Channel 4 Television centre March 25, 1998./File Photo (Reuters) – WarnerMedia is reuniting its “Friends” cast for an untitled, unscripted special for its upcoming streaming service,
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(Reuters) – The jury in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial in New York said on Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious criminal charges and suggested they were unanimous on the others leveled against the former Hollywood mogul. The jury listen to testimony being read back during deliberations in film producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual
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BERLIN (Reuters) – The racist killings of nine people in a German town cast a shadow over the Berlin Film Festival on Thursday, where a minute’s silence was held to commemorate the victims, and stars who will feature in the festival spoke out. Filmmakers, some from Germany’s minority communities, expressed their shock over the attacks
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