The build-up included sharp ribbing of The Interview and teasing of George Clooney. But Fey and Poehler saved their biggest joke for the end. It began innocuously enough with a riff on Into the Woods. As it seemed to wind down, Poehler recounted plot points of the musical, ending with the fairytale that in some iterations includes an assault: “In Into the Woods, Cinderella runs from her prince, Rapunzel is thrown from a tower for her prince. And Sleeping Beauty just thought she was getting coffee with Bill Cosby.” … [Read more...] about Were Tina Fey and Amy Poehler right to joke about Bill Cosby?
Reade’s story may be impossible to verify, but this is the case with the vast majority of sexual assault allegations. It is nearly always a case of “he said, she said” – and it is nearly always the “he’ that is automatically believed. The #MeToo mantra “Believe Women” doesn’t mean that women never lie; it means that our systems of power are biased towards believing men never lie. It means that it takes decades of allegations and scores of women coming forward for powerful men like Harvey Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein and Bill Cosby to be brought to justice. All the mantra means is that you shouldn’t automatically disbelieve women. … [Read more...] about Why has the media ignored sexual assault and misbehaviour allegations against Biden?
As I got to know the people of the Civil Rights movement, I realised, I am the hopeful black woman who was denied her right to vote. I am the caring white supporter killed on the front lines of freedom. I am the unarmed black kid who maybe needed a hand, but instead was given a bullet. I am the two fallen police officers murdered in the line of duty. … [Read more...] about Golden Globes 2015: the best quotes (and the worst one)
Cover girl: Earlier this month, the daughter of The Cosby Show alum Lisa Bonet and rocker Lenny Kravitz spoke Fashion Magazine as part of her March cover story about why it was important for her voice to be counted as part of the Time's Up movement … [Read more...] about They look like sisters! Big Little Lies star Zoe Kravitz, 29, takes her mother Lisa Bonet, 50,to the Vanity Fair Oscar party
'22 and nostalgic': Ewan McGregor's daughter Clara shares... The modelling world's holy trinity! Male supermodel Jordan... No time to stop! Pregnant America Ferrera eats her lunch... Now they've both bagged a billionaire! Melissa Meeks is... … [Read more...] about ‘It’s happening in every industry’: Zoe Kravitz discusses sexual harassment and the Time’s Up movement as she poses for Fashion Magazine