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3 Aug 2021
British actor Noel Clarke has quit his own production company, Unstoppable Film and Television Limited, after more than 20 women accused him of sexual misconduct. A spokesperson for All3Media, which backed Unstoppable in 2018, tells Variety: “Noel Clarke has left Unstoppable Film and TV. Jason Maza has also left the company.” Clarke and Maza founded…
1 Jul 2021
US actor James Franco will pay $2.235 million to settle a sexual misconduct lawsuit brought by two female students, according to a settlement released on Wednesday. Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal, former students at Franco's now-defunct Studio 4 acting school, alleged in a 2020 lawsuit that Franco, now 43, coerced them into sexual situations against…
1 May 2021
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) said Friday it treated sexual misconduct claims against actor and producer Noel Clarke with "utmost seriousness" after suspending his membership and a recent prize. Around 20 women made allegations against the "Star Trek" and "Doctor Who" actor in a Guardian article published Thursday, including some who…
19 Sep 2020
The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan (TPI) has terminated the appointment of its lecturer, Kelani Omotosho, over alleged sexual misconduct
25 Feb 2020
In continuation of the #metooera movement, a Manhattan jury has found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual abuse but acquitted him of the most serious charges. The mixed verdict means the former Hollywood producer will likely spend time in prison. This conviction will be a source of vindication for the ladies who came out…
5 Dec 2019
Nigerian higher institutions are faced with a series of sexual scandals in the last few days, as the management of Edo State Polytechnic last week expelled two students
16 Oct 2019
Three more women have come forward to police to accuse Cuba Gooding Jr.of sexual misconduct. According to "The People", claims made by the unidentified women are being investigated and no new charges against Gooding have been filed. Gooding’s attorney, Mark J. Heller, in a statement the claims that the three women are not “credible.” “Reportedly, there…
15 Sep 2019
US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation over fresh allegations of sexual misconduct.
16 Jun 2019
The Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, yesterday said it had issued a query to the lecturer allegedly caught in a sex-for-marks conduct. A senior lecturer of the university was allegedly caught pants down, as he went to have carnal knowledge of one of his students, with an intent to award her marks. The lecturer, identified…
26 Sep 2018
Hollywood has been awash with sexual misconduct scandals recently and following that, stars that have been accused of misconduct have faced backlash, snubbery and even lawsuits. Recently Kevin Spacey who stars in the hit drama House of Cards has been removed from the show. His character was eliminated by death. Some stars since the wave,…
17 Mar 2018
The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the body which hands out the Oscars, is being investigated for sexual harassment, US media reported on Friday. The trade publication Variety and CBS News said the Academy immediately opened an investigation after receiving three harassment claims against John Bailey on Wednesday. In response,…
18 Nov 2017
Ben Affleck called for men, including himself, to do better and be more accountable as he discussed recent sexual misconduct scandals on the "Late Show". "I didn’t understand what it’s like to be groped, to be harassed, to be interrupted, talked over, paid less, you know, pushed around, belittled." During a lengthy interview with the…


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