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Dylan Farrow Tearfully Describes Alleged Sexual Abuse By Woody Allen: ‘He’s Been Lying For So Long’

Dylan Farrow, the adopted daughter of Woody Allen, gives harrowing details of the August day in 1992 when he allegedly sexually abused her, in her first TV interview.

Woody Allen‘s adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, 32, continues to speak out against the Oscar-winning director with claims that he sexually abused her as a child; And this time, she’s detailing her alleged sexual abuse out loud, in her first television interview. Farrow broke down in tears explaining Allen’s alleged sexual abuse that she claims occured in an attic on August 4, 1992. “I was taken to a small attic crawl space in my mother’s country house in Connecticut by my father. He instructed me to lay down on my stomach and play with my brother’s toy train that was set up,” Farrow recalled to Gayle King on CBS This Morning. “And he sat behind me in the doorway, and as I played with the toy train, I was sexually assaulted… As a 7-year-old I would say, I would have said he touched my private parts… As a 32-year-old, he touched my labia and my vulva with his finger.” Farrow, who has stood by her story for two decades, has told the same story in op-eds and open letters in the past.

Farrow described how Allen was “always touching me, cuddling me and if I ever said, you know, like I want to go off by myself, he wouldn’t let me…He often asked me to get into bed with him when he had only his underwear on and sometimes when only I had my underwear on.” She added: “I loved my father. I respected him. He was my hero. And that doesn’t obviously take away from what he did. But it does make the betrayal and the hurt that much more intense.”

The full transcript from the interview can be found on CBS This Morning.

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Aziz Ansari Is ‘Feeling The Love’ From Female Defenders After He’s Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

Aziz Ansari feared the worst when a woman he went on a date with accused him of sexual misconduct, but he’s feeling more ‘hopeful’ now. Find out why!

Aziz [Ansari] is feeling the love from all the women rushing to his defense. What his accuser described as the worst night of her life is now quickly becoming the worst night of his life too,” a source close to the comedian tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “He feels horrible that a woman he dated had such a bad experience with him and he was shocked when she decided to discuss his private life publicly. But now that so many women, like Wendy Williams and Ashleigh Banfield, are publicly defending him, Aziz is starting to feel a little bit better. Aziz feels his accuser has taught him a valuable lesson about trust and relationships and he will be more careful in the future. While Aziz had been fearing how this woman’s story may affect his career, he is now hopeful, thanks to all the women publicly supporting him, that people will realize he did little wrong.”

As we previously shared with you, an anonymous woman accused Aziz of sexual misconduct after having a “bad date” with the comedian. The 23-year-old Brooklyn-based photographer came forward on January 14 with allegations that she had an “uncomfortable” sexual encounter with him. But the woman’s allegations ended up being just a bit of a miscommunication between her and the actor, as opposed to him acting inappropriately. They both engaged in sexual acts with each other — he just wasn’t aware that she wasn’t as into it as he was. He quickly apologized for any miscommunication, and women like Wendy Williams and Ashleigh Banfield quickly came to his defense.

“Then why didn’t [she] just bite it and leave?… “Why didn’t [she] just grab [her] coat and leave?” Wendy Williams wondered on her talk show, Jan. 16, after hearing about the news. She then called the woman a “dummy”. “Girl, this was not the #MeToo movement; This is what you call a bad date,” Wendy said. “Now, everybody’s after her. I don’t even like her and I don’t even know her…I’m with Aziz, for now!”

HLN host Ashleigh Banfield, 50, also used a portion of her segment on Crime & Justice on Jan. 15 to call out the anonymous woman. “You’re 23. What a gift. Yet you look that gift horse in the mouth and chiseled away at that powerful movement with your public accusation. You had an unpleasant date. And you did not leave. That is on you. And all the gains that have been achieved on your behalf and mine are now being compromised by the allegations that you threw out there, and I’m gonna call them reckless and hollow,” she said.

Mwbuzzers, do YOU think Aziz Ansari did anything wrong? Tell us how you feel below!

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Aziz Ansari’s Accuser: Don’t Accuse A Guy Who’s A Bad Date, Of Sexual Predator

Just because Aziz Ansari was allegedly horny on a date and made persistent moves, doesn’t mean he’s guilty of sexual misconduct. We have to be very careful to save serious accusations for genuine bad or criminal behavior, so we don’t diminish the #MeToo movement.

A woman using the pseudonym Grace told her story about the “worst night of her life” to the website, Babe, on Jan. 13, and gave a long account of the 23-year-old Brooklyn-based photographer’s evening with comedian Aziz Ansari, 34. In case you aren’t familiar with him, he’s best known for his roles on the TV show Parks & Recreation, and the Netflix series Master Of None. The pair met at an Emmy Awards after-party in 2017 and went on a date in NYC on Sept. 25. By the end of the date, she felt that her couple of hours engaged in sexual action with Aziz in his apartment qualified as “sexual assault.” “I believe I was taken advantage of by Aziz. I was not listened to and ignored. It was by far the worst experience with a man I’ve ever had,” she told Babe, and therefore, the world.

Well, if Grace was a victim of “sexual assault”, based on her account, then watch out American men. If you are a horn dog who doesn’t read subtle non-verbal clues and you awkwardly keep trying to seduce a woman, who you think is a willing participant, then you could find yourself publicly shamed as a sexual assaulter, just like Aziz.

Sexual assault is a serious accusation. The U.S. Dept. of Justice defines it as “any type of sexual contact of behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient.” Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities as “forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy… and attempted rape.”

In Grace’s case, she kissed Aziz back repeatedly, allowed him to undress her, didn’t object when he fondled her and she gave him oral sex when he requested it. In other words, she gave off non-verbal clues of appearing to be into it. When she asked Aziz to slow down at certain points in their encounter, he did and when she decided she couldn’t continue and pulled a hard stop on the action, he stopped, and he called her a car to go home.

This was a bad date, Grace, and we can all relate. We’ve all had dates with guys who wanted to rush us into bed and make out and engage in oral sex. “Misconduct is when a woman isn’t feeling safe and feels like she can’t get away,” says Dr. Robi Ludwig, a psychologist and author of Till Death Do Us Part: Love, Marriage and the Mind of the Killer Spouse.

At no point did Grace ever say she felt unsafe or felt like she couldn’t get away. When she wanted to leave Aziz’s apartment, she left with his help. So do we really want to risk derailing the incredibly important fight against sexual harassment in the workplace, and sexual assault and misconduct outside of it, by lumping bad date sex with these? There are very important distinctions and there’s nothing wrong with being disappointed by what feels like insensitive, pushy guy behavior on a date. But, does that justify potentially ruining a man’s career by calling it ‘the worst night of your life’?

There are a lot of terrible, terrible things that can happen in life from actually being the victim of a violent crime or accident to getting awful news about your health or learning that a loved one is in danger. Does a night of bad sex moves rank up there?

“We don’t want to confuse a bad date or someone having poor romantic judgment or naïveté with sexual assault,” believes psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig. “We don’t want to demonize women or men. I’d advise people to move slowly these days — lots of women want a man to be passionate with a woman and sweep her off her feet. But for a guy, they have to be very careful these days and take it slow.”

Dr. Jenn Mann agrees that it’s “unfortunate that we live in a culture in which men think that as part of a normal sexual encounter, they to convince a woman to be sexual with them, and that many women don’t own their own sexual behavior, for fear that they’d be called a slut or would disappoint a man because they aren’t into it.”

Dr. Jenn, author of The Relationship Fix: Dr. Jenn’s 6 Step Guide To Improving Communication, Connection & Intimacy, has served on the Los Angeles Women Committee and has accompanied many rape and assault victims to hospitals and police stations. She has been by the sides of many traumatized rape victims to hospitals and police stations. Grace’s experience is simply not in that category.

That doesn’t mean that Grace didn’t feel pain and anguished during and after her disappointing date with Aziz, but then she needs to seek counseling and learn to be more assertive in uncomfortable situations, like what happened with Aziz, says Dr. Jenn Mann.

Can I also suggest to Aziz that he reevaluate his romance moves. Tap into his sensitivity gene and not date women who are 11 years younger. Eleven years is a big age difference at 34 and 23, especially when you’re a celebrity and in a giant spotlight.

Grace, there’s a big difference between a sexual predator and a putz. You’re doing a disservice to true victims of the #MeToo movement when you paint a putz as a predator. Do you agree, Mwbuzzers? Let me know.

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Sharon Stone laughs for 10 seconds when asked about being faced with sexual harassment

Sharon Stone caught CBS Sunday Morning‘s Lee Cowan off guard when he asked Stone about her own experience with sexual harassment in Hollywood. The actress, 59, who’s making a career comeback with Steven Soderbergh’s HBO series Mosaic, burst into laughter — for a solid 10 seconds.

“I don’t know how to ask this in a delicate way, but were you ever in a position like that, that you felt that you were uncomfortable?” Cowan asked after discussing the Time’s Up initiative.

As the laughter began, he remarked, “You’re laughing, but I don’t know if that’s a nervous laugh or [an] ‘are you kidding me? Of course I was’ laugh.”

The Basic Instinct and Total Recall actress then replied, “I’ve been in this business for 40 years, Lee. Can you imagine the business I stepped into 40 years ago? Looking like I look, from nowhere, Pennsylvania? I didn’t come here with any protection. I’ve seen it all.”

She explained earlier how women “were raised to accommodate men, particularly in my generation, and women so often lose their own identity to the identity of the men that they’re with. They even change the way they dress and what they do to fit to the men that they’re with.”

Stone, a supporter of Time’s Up, had previously spoken out against sexual assault on college campuses at Santa Clara University in November 2016. Former Stanford University student Brock Turner was convicted in March of that year of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, and Stone had read an “Emily Doe letter” from his victim.

“There are many Emily Does,” she said, “many women who have not been heard, and we need to change the culture and the laws.”

Now, she says, “We’re starting to acknowledge our own gifts as women and not think that we have to behave as men in order to be empowered or powerful or valuable.”

To donate to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, which will provide subsidized legal support to women and men in all industries who have experienced sexual harassment, assault, or abuse in the workplace, visit its GoFundMe page. Learn more about Time’s Up, an organization of women in entertainment combating sexual harassment and inequality, on its website.

Watch Stone’s profile on CBS Sunday Morning above.

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Seal Under Investigation For Sexual Battery: Actress Alleges He Groped Her & Tried To Kiss Her

Seal has been accused of alleged sexual battery in the fall of 2016 by actress Tracy Birdsall. We have all the details about the alleged incident here.

Tracy Birdsall  claims to TMZ that she and Seal were neighbors and “close friends” in fall 2016. She alleges an incident occurred at his home, claiming that he allegedly “lunged” at her in his kitchen while she was at his home to get a salad spinner she had lent him. According to Tracy, Seal allegedly “forced himself” on her and allegedly attempted to kiss her. A rep for Seal denied the allegations in a statement to TMZ: “Seal vehemently denies the recent allegations made against him by a former neighbor for alleged misconduct more than a year ago. He intends to vigorously defend himself against these false allegations.”

Tracy claims that after Seal allegedly tried to kiss her, she yelled, “What are you doing?”, to which he allegedly replied, “I’m kissing you!” She went on to claim that Seal began to “belittle” her for what she was wearing — a tank top and shorts. She claims that he groped her breasts, and she demanded that he stop. Tracy told TMZ that he allegedly did so again when they sat down on his couch together. She said she left shortly after that, and never had contact with him again.

A source with the LA County Sheriff’s Department confirmed to TMZ that Tracy filed a report on Saturday against Seal for sexual battery. The incident is reportedly under investigation now. The allegations against Seal come just days after the singer slammed Oprah Winfrey on Instagram for her friendship with accused sexual assaulter Harvey Weinstein — and after Chrissy Teigen commented on the post that we’ve all heard “things about each other.”

Mwbuzzers, are you shocked by the allegations against Seal? Let us know.

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Simone Biles Admits Larry Nassar Subjected Her To ‘Disgusting’ Sexual Abuse Too

U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles has bravely come forward to admit that she was one of the many young women allegedly sexually abused by USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. See her tell-all statement here.

Simone Biles, 20, took to Twitter on Jan. 15 to shockingly reveal that she was allegedly sexually assaulted by USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, 54. The Olympic bronze medalist joins a plethora of other gymnasts, including Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas, who have spoken out claiming that Nassar sexually abused them while they were under his care. “I too am one of the many survivors that was sexually abused by Larry Nassar,” Simone’s statement read. “Please believe me when I say it was a lot harder to first speak those words out loud than it is now to put them on paper. There are many reasons that I have been reluctant to share my story, but I know now it is not my fault. This behavior is completely unacceptable, disgusting, and abusive, especially coming from someone whom I was TOLD to trust.”

Despite Simone’s decision to come forward, she still wants things within her inner circle to remain private. “As I continue to work through the pain, I kindly ask everyone to respect my privacy,” her statement continued. “This is a process, and one that I need more time to work through.” Nassar has reportedly been accused of sexually assaulting more than 100 women, many of which are gymnasts, and he’s already pleaded guilty to seven counts of sexual misconduct. In addition to the gymnasts’ complaints, Nassar has been sentenced to 60 years in prison on a separate charge of child porn.

This story is developing…

Mwbuzzers, are you shocked that Simone spoke out about her experience with Nassar? Let us know in the comments below.

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Aziz Ansari Accused Of Allegedly Forcing Date To Touch His Penis & More In Sexual Misconduct Claims

Aziz Ansari has been accused by an anonymous woman of pressuring her to perform oral sex on him. Read the new claims here.

An anonymous woman has come forward with accusations of sexual misconduct against Master of None star Aziz Ansari, 34. HollywoodLife.com has reached out to Aziz’s reps for comment on these claims, but we have not received a response at this time.

While speaking to babe, a 23-year-old Brooklyn-based photographer claims that after meeting the actor at the 2017 Emmy Awards after-party, he asked her for her phone number and promptly set up a date in New York on Sept. 25, 2017. The woman, referred to under the alias “Grace” as a means to protect her identity, says that after getting dinner at an Oyster bar, Aziz and her went back to his TriBeCa apartment on Franklin St. After walking into his kitchen, the woman says she complimented his marble countertops. “He said something along the lines of, ‘How about you hop up and take a seat?’” She then says he began kissing her. “In a second, his hand was on my breast.” He then allegedly undressed them both, and she says she recalls feeling uncomfortable. She claims that he performed oral sex on her and asked for the same. “It was really quick. Everything was pretty much touched and done within ten minutes of hooking up, except for actual sex.”

The anonymous woman says she kept trying to give verbal and non-verbal cues that she wasn’t enjoying the alleged experience. “Most of my discomfort was expressed in me pulling away and mumbling. I know that my hand stopped moving at some points,” she said. “I stopped moving my lips and turned cold… I know I was physically giving off cues that I wasn’t interested. I don’t think that was noticed at all, or if it was, it was ignored.”

After allegedly asking her to have sex repeatedly, the woman says she went to the bathroom to collect herself, and once she re-entered the room, Aziz asked if she was ok. “I said I don’t want to feel forced because then I’ll hate you, and I’d rather not hate you,” she said. “He said, ‘Oh, of course, it’s only fun if we’re both having fun.’ The response was technically very sweet and acknowledging the fact that I was very uncomfortable. Verbally, in that moment, he acknowledged that I needed to take it slow. Then he said, ‘Let’s just chill over here on the couch.’”

After going to the couch, the woman alleges Aziz tried to reinitiate oral sex. “He sat back and pointed to his penis and motioned for me to go down on him. And I did. I think I just felt really pressured. It was literally the most unexpected thing I thought would happen at that moment because I told him I was uncomfortable.”

The following evening after the alleged encounter, Aziz sent a text message to the woman. “It was fun meeting you last night,” he allegedly wrote. “Last night might’ve been fun for you, but it wasn’t for me,” the woman responded. “You ignored clear non-verbal clues; you kept going with advances… I want to make sure you’re aware so maybe the next girl doesn’t have to cry on the ride home.” After her response, he wrote back, “I’m so sad to hear this. Clearly, I misread things in the moment and I’m truly sorry.”

HollywoodLife.com has reached out to Aziz’s rep for comment. Babe has also asked Aziz’s representatives for comment on this woman’s account, but did not receive one.

Mwbuzzers, what do you think of these claims?

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Liam Neeson slammed for defending Dustin Hoffman's alleged sexual misconduct

Liam Neeson is under fire for defending several high-profile men accused of inappropriate behavior and sexual misconduct and suggesting that there’s “a bit of a witch-hunt happening.”

Appearing on the Irish talk show The Late Late Show, the action star addressed the recent deluge of sexual misconduct allegations against famous men. “There is a bit of a witch hunt happening, too,” the actor said. “There’s some people, famous people, being suddenly accused of touching some girl’s knee or something, and suddenly they’re being dropped from their program or something.”

Neeson went on to speak specifically about the allegations against Garrison Keillor and Dustin Hoffman. Keillor was fired in November from Minnesota Public Radio for “inappropriate behavior,” while Hoffman has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women. Among them is actress Kathryn Rossetter, who alleges Hoffman repeatedly groped her during their 1983 Broadway production of Death of a Salesman.

“The Dustin Hoffman thing, I’m on the fence about that,” Neeson told host Ryan Tubridy. “Because when you’re doing a play and you’re with your family, other actors, technicians, you do silly things. You do silly things and it becomes kind of superstitious; if you don’t do it every night you think it’s going to jinx the show. I think Dustin Hoffman was… I’m not saying I’ve done similar things like what he did. Apparently, he touched another girl’s breast and stuff. But it’s childhood stuff what he was doing.”

Neeson was then cut off by Tubridy, who pointed out that it’s important to have conversations about these issues. Neeson agreed, adding, “There is a movement happening. It’s healthy and it’s across every industry. The focus seems to be on Hollywood at the minute. But it’s across every industry. I’m a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, and a very proud one. And I get sent facts and figures and stuff. And if you read the stuff I’ve read about how female laborers are being treated in farms, ranches, and all the rest of it, it’s chilling.”

The actor’s comments drew criticism on social media:

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Reese Witherspoon Breaks Down In Tears While Recalling Her Sexual Assault By A Director At 16

Truly heartbreaking. Reese Witherspoon is opening about her own traumatic experience at the hands of a sexual predator in a new special. Here’s all the details.

On Sunday, Oprah Winfrey, 63, will be leading a panel on CBS Sunday Morning discussing the Time’s Up movement and what they hope to achieve. According to CBS News, Reese Witherspoon, 41, discusses her own experience with sexual assault by a director when she was just 16 years old. A clip has been released of the discussion. Although the details of her experience are not included in the clip, the actress does break down while explaining her reaction. CHECK OUT THE CLIP RIGHT HERE.

“There’s moments that you have to evaluate whether silence is going to be your only option, and certain times that was our only option. But now is not that time,” Reese says. “I don’t know if I’ve gotten to that place yet, as you can see I’m still very emotional. I keep going back to, someone sent me this Elie Weisel quote,” she continued. “‘We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere.” Head here for more photos of Reese.

Reese first revealed that she had been assaulted at 16 at the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards in 2017. “I have my own experiences that have come back to me very vividly, and I found it really hard to sleep, hard to think, hard to communicate,” she said. “A lot of the feelings I’ve been having about anxiety, about being honest, the guilt for not speaking up earlier or taking action. True disgust at the director who assaulted me when I was 16 years old and anger that I felt at the agents and the producers who made me feel that silence was a condition of my employment.”

“And I wish I could tell you that that was an isolated incident in my career, but sadly, it wasn’t,” she added. “I’ve had multiple experiences of harassment and sexual assault, and I don’t speak about them very often, but after hearing all the stories these past few days and hearing these brave women speak up tonight, the things that we’re kind of told to sweep under the rug and not talk about, it’s made me want to speak up and speak up loudly because I felt less alone this week than I’ve ever felt in my entire career.”

Oprah and Reese are joined on the panel by exec Kathleen Kennedy, America Ferrera, Natalie Portman, Tracee Ellis Ross, Shonda Rhimes, and Nina Shaw. The full discussion will air on Sunday, Jan. 14, at 9:30 a.m. EST on CBS.

Mwbuzzers, are you shaken by Reese’s story as much as we are? Let us know in the comments section below.

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James Franco: Won’t Clap Back Sexual Misconduct Claims But Says ‘I Have My Own Story’

James Franco made yet another a late night appearance to discuss sexual misconduct allegations against him. We’ve got the reason why he’s not clapping back at the claims.

Well that was super uncomfortable! James Franco, 39, is continuing his press tour for The Disaster Artist despite facing several sexual misconduct allegations and for the second night in a row he gave a super awkward interview. He made the bold proclamation on The Late Show on Jan. 9 that the claims against him were “not accurate” and on Late Night with Seth Meyers just 24 hours later he doubled down that message. Seth, 44, asked him right out of the gate about the issue unlike waiting until the very end of the interview like Stephen Colbert, 53, did.  So the interview started on a really somber note and James looked like he’d be anywhere else than talking about the issue again so soon.

Seth asked about the angry tweets that followed James wearing a Time’s Up pin at the Golden Globes. He revealed that, “I was sent a couple of the tweets. I haven’t responded. The ones I read were not accurate. But one of the things that I’ve learned is this is a conversation that obviously needs to be had and there are people, women and others who have not been part of the conversation and I truly believe in why I was wearing the pin is that they need to be part of the conversation. So I support that.”

Believe it or not, James isn’t going to go after any of his accusers, including actress Violet Paley and filmmaker Sarah Tither-Kaplan  who both tweeted out sexual misconduct allegations against against the actor/director on Jan. 8. He says he has his side of the story to tell, but clap back of respect for the Time’s Up movement.

In one very long rambling response, he revealed that, “What I really learned is there are stories that need to get out. There are people that need to be heard. I have my own side of this story. But I believe in these people who have been underrepresented getting their stories out enough that I will hold back things that I could say because I believe in it that much that I have to take a knock because I’m not going to try to actively refute things then I will, because I believe in it that much.” Hmm…we wonder when he’s ever going to get his side of the story out.

Seth grilled him about actress Ally Sheedy, 55, who made cryptic tweets about him during the Globes ceremony on Jan. 8. She hinted that he’d done something untoward to her and even using the #metoo hashtag. The two worked together when he directed her in a 2014 Off-Broadway play and James told Colbert that he had no idea no idea what Ally’s beef with him was. He said that he had a great time working with her and has total respect for the actress.

Seth wanted to know if he’s since reached out to Ally to see why she’s so upset and things got super uncomfortable and cringeworthy. He said he hasn’t reached out to her while stumbling for words. “I had a great relationship with her. She took the tweet down. I don’t know,” he said in a faint voice. Seth pressed on, asking “You’re not curious enough to reach out to her, as someone that you’ve had a good relationship with before to try to understand why she would have done that?” James sat silent for a bit before saying, “I don’t know. It was so shocking. I guess I’m just letting it be.” SO cringeworthy.

Mwbuzzers, what did you think of James’ appearance on Seth’s show? Did it make you uncomfortable?

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