Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Canadian women speak out in the wake of Weinstein allegations

Some hope the highly-publicized accounts of sexual harassment by the disgraced mogul will translate into reform within the entertainment industry.

SAG-AFTRA Condemns “Disgraceful” Harvey Weinstein

The statement comes amid a chorus of condemnation and disgust.

I was not protected from Harvey Weinstein. It’s time for institutional change

Mia Kirshner is a Canadian actor, writer and social activist.

#WomenBoycottTwitter: Suspension of Rose McGowan’s account spurs protest

Model Chrissy Teigen, and actors Anna Paquin, Mark Ruffalo and John Cusack said they would take part in boycotting the social media platform.

Canadians join Twitter boycott over Harvey Weinstein sex scandal

Actor Anna Paquin invites men to show support by using #WomenBoycottTwitter

Ryan Gosling says Weinstein is ‘emblematic of a systemic problem’

The Canadian actor is one of the few male actors to speak out against Weinstein.

Selling Stardom: A talent agent and a trail of unhappy clients

Lynn Venturella is one of the hundreds of talent agents operating on the fringes of Hollywood, where the clients are mostly character actors, fledgling screenwriters, workaday directors, even unknown wannabes.

Hollywood’s 50 Most Powerful TV Showrunners of 2017

THR unveils the writer-producers of TV's Golden Age — from 'Game of Thrones' masterminds David Benioff and Dan Weiss to 'Atlanta' creator Donald Glover — with the sharpest pens, the wildest visions and the richest deals.

Cathriona White Made Shocking Claims Against Jim Carrey In Newly Discovered Note

A note, allegedly written by Jim Carrey’s former girlfriend, Cathriona White, claims the actor introduced her to ‘cocaine, prostitutes, mental abuse and disease’.

Hugh Hefner’s Playboy mansion a ‘surreal’ experience for Canadian who stayed six months

Julie McLeod stayed in mansion in the 1980s and looks fondly back at kind host.