Opinion: Will Smith shouldn’t be defined by his most public mistake

Editor’s Note: Jill Filipovic is a journalist based in New York and author of the book “OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind.” Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  What does it look like to atone for a … Read more

DC Attorney General sues Washington Commanders, owner Dan Snyder and NFL for deceiving residents

CNN — DC Attorney General Karl Racine on Thursday announced a lawsuit against beleaguered Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder, the team and the NFL, alleging they colluded to mislead DC residents about an NFL investigation into the team’s toxic workplace culture and sexual assault allegations. “For years, the team and its owner did very real, … Read more

These are the women expected to testify against Harvey Weinstein at his second sexual assault trial

CNN  —  Reporting five years ago on Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual abuse spurred women to speak publicly about their own experiences with sexual violence in what became known as the #MeToo movement. Now, in a Los Angeles courtroom, eight women are set to testify in a trial altogether similar to the one that led to … Read more

Harvey Weinstein goes on trial in Los Angeles on charges of rape and sexual assault

CNN  —  Two years after his conviction on rape and sexual assault charges, disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein is again set to go on trial on similar charges in Los Angeles. Weinstein, 70, has pleaded not guilty to charges including four counts of rape, four counts of forcible oral copulation, sexual penetration by force and … Read more

Why Constance Wu didn’t disclose Fresh Off The Boat harassment

Constance WuPhoto: Theo Wargo (Getty Images) Constance Wu is providing crucial context to her controversial career with her new book Making A Scene and its accompanying press tour. Years after being labeled as “ungrateful” and a “diva” for her unhappy tweets about Fresh Off The Boat’s sixth season renewal, Wu revealed that she had been … Read more

JD.com’s billionaire founder settles rape lawsuit two days before planned US trial

Editor’s note: A version of this story appears in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. CNN — A Chinese billionaire and a former University of Minnesota student who accused him of rape have reached … Read more

Brett Favre Was a Sexually-Harassing Creep Long Before (Allegedly) Robbing Mississippi’s Poor

Ihe last days, Jeff Pearlman, author of Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Unlikely and Iconic Life of Brett Favretold people they shouldn’t read his book. Pearlman clarified that he felt good with the book as a product, and that he felt he had done his due diligence in writing about Favre’s drug addiction, his dismal treatment of … Read more

Ex-Suicide Squad Dev Refuses Award Over Sexual Harassment Claim

Screenshot: Warner Bros. Kim MacAskill, a writer whose career includes work on upcoming Rocksteady game Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, was recently nominated for a lifetime achievement award by the nonprofit organization Women in Games. However, she recently took to Twitter to announce that she cannot in good conscience accept the award, as both … Read more

Tiffany Haddish breaks silence on sexual abuse allegations

Tiffany Haddish has addressed the sexual abuse allegations made against her and fellow comedian Aries Spears. In an Instagram post on Monday, the 42-year-old wrote, “I know people have a bunch of questions. I get it. I’m right there with you. Unfortunately, because there is an ongoing legal case, there’s very little that I can … Read more

‘Gilmore Girls’ Star Scott Patterson Felt Like ‘Meat Stick’ In ‘Most Disturbing’ Scene

Where “Gilmore Girls” leads, actor Scott Patterson follows episode by episode on his rewatch podcast, bringing you into the mind of the person who played Stars Hollow’s most heavily flanneled resident. But revisiting even the most beloved early-aughts show is an unavoidably cringe journey, which Patterson, who starred in the WB series as diner owner … Read more