Tag Archives: #MeToo

Janet Jackson Performs 'Nasty,' Salute #MeToo During Billboard Music Awards Speech

Janet Jackson delivered a thrilling yet brief medley on Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards. The singer was honored with the Icon Award, recognizing her four decades of musical success presented by noted admirer, Bruno Mars. Few careers in popular music have included as many hits and touched on as many genres as Jackson’s, but she kept her medley ...

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Russell Simmons Releases Statement Supporting #MeToo Movement

Russell Simmons is facing multiple allegations of rape and sexual assault. The Def Jam co-founder has responded each time by issuing statements denying those allegations. After Simmons faced a $ 5 million lawsuit from filmmaker Jennifer Jarosik over an alleged rape, it was reported last week that both Simmons and Jarosik’s legal teams filed documents calling for the lawsuit’s dismissal. ...

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Tyler Perry, Jeremy Zimmer, Tim Armstrong Talk #MeToo, Diversity, and Success at Milken Conference

Tyler Perry surprised the audience at the Milken Institute Global Conference on Monday with a candid thought about one of his signature characters, the cantankerous Madea. Perry spoke alongside UTA chief Jeremy Zimmer and Oath CEO Tim Armstrong on a panel focused on what it takes to build a successful business and healthy company culture. Perry told moderator

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Cardi B Says #MeToo Movement Overlooks Video Vixens

Cardi B appears on the new cover of Cosmopolitan, where she gets candid about the #MeToo movement and how certain women—like those who appear in music videos—might not receive support. “A lot of video vixens have spoke about this and nobody gives a fuck,” Cardi tells writer Jazmine Hughes. “When I was trying to be a vixen, people were like, ...

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Barbra Streisand says no #MeToo moment marred her life but felt ‘abused’ by media

BARBRA Streisand has revealed she’s never suffered sexual harassment, but has felt abused by the media. During a tribute to Streisand’s decades of TV music specials and other programs, producer and long-time admirer Ryan Murphy queried her about her career, the #MeToo movement and her aversion to interviews. “Never,” she replied when asked if she had been sexually mistreated. “I ...

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