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Barbra Streisand sympathizes with Michael Jackson: “His sexual needs were his sexual needs”

Michael Jackson’s legacy has taken a hit since the airing of Leaving Neverland, which has brought renewed scrutiny to the singer’s past relationships with underage boys and allegations of sexual misconduct. Radio stations stopped playing his music, Drake ceased performing their collaboration, and The Simpsons pulled an episode featuring the former King of Pop. However,

Ryan Adams’ Big Colors album release canceled amid sexual abuse allegations

Trouble ensues for Ryan Adams. Amidst recent reports of alleged sexual abuse, the singer-songwriter’s forthcoming studio album, Big Colors, has been shelved. The album, the first of three proposed for 2019, had been slated for an April 19th release via his own label Pax-Am. As The Hollywood Reporter points out, retailers are currently offering money

Judge orders Kevin Spacey to attend arraignment for sexual assault case

Though the last week has seen Kevin Spacey resurface for the first time since his self-inflicted retirement in 2017, the disgraced actor had been attempting to avoid an in-person court appearance when he is formally arraigned on charges of felony sexual assault next week. Unfortunately for Spacey, those efforts haven been denied. Judge Thomas Barrett ordered Spacey

Neil deGrasse Tyson accused of sexual misconduct by three women

Noted astrophysicist and Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson has been accused of sexual misconduct by three women. In an article published by Patheos on Thursday (via The Hollywood Reporter), two former colleagues recounted instances in which deGrasse Tyson made unwanted advances. A third woman, who first accused deGrasse Tyson of rape in a post to

Lily Allen recounts sexual assault by music industry executive in her new memoir

Lily Allen has given a revealing, far-ranging interview to the Guardian Weekend in advance of her new memoir, My Thoughts Exactly, which alleges a instance of sexual assault by an unnamed music industry executive. Though the pop singer wanted to name him in her memoir, the publisher’s lawyers advised her against it. Still, she asserts that the music

Sexual assault case against Marilyn Manson dismissed by LA District Attorney’s office

On Friday (August 10th), the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office dismissed a sexual assault claim against Marilyn Manson, stemming from charges leveled against the rocker in 2011. According to Variety, the District Attorney documents reveal that the case was declined due to “expired statute of limitations” and an “absence of corroboration” for the sexual assault claim.

Chris Hardwick denies sexual abuse allegations, says he was a victim of infidelity

Popular podcaster and TV host Chris Hardwick has been accused of psychological and sexual abuse by his former girlfriend, actress Chloe Dykstra. In a post published to medium on Friday, the 29-year-old Dykstra detailed her three-plus year relationship with Hardwick during which time she was constantly “snapped/yelled at” and sexually assaulted. As a result of his abuse, Dykstra said she