A popular New York restaurant whose owner is accused of sexual harassment reportedly had a space dubbed the “rape room” upstairs, according to a report in The New York Times. It was in this area that Friedman’s friend Mario Batali, who invested in the restaurant when it opened in 2004, allegedly assaulted one of the women who has accused the celebrity chef of sexual misconduct. For his part, Friedman is accused of groping a number of women who worked for him, and allowing his friends to do so too, a report from the Times stated.
One person took to Twitter to tell Simone Biles, "Baby ... Your hair... You need some black friends," and since posting, the tweet has gone viral.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said on Tuesday that the White House should reconsider the judicial nominations of a horror novelist who has never tried a case and a religious right activist who said that a transgender first grade student is part of “Satan’s plan.” The first nominee, Brett Talley, is a 36-year-old Trump administration official who bounced between political and legal jobs after graduating from law school in 2007. Though he is nominated to a trial judgeship in Alabama, Talley has never tried a case. He has, however, written several Lovecraftian works of fiction with titles like “The Void” and “That Which Should Not Be.” The second nominee, Jeff Mateer, is a senior
A Democrat representative has claimed Roy Moore’s supporters have been posing as reporters, making prank phone calls and spewing racist abuse in the run-up to the Alabama senate election. Gwen Moore, who represents Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District, tweeted on Tuesday that she had received nuisance phone calls from people she believed were Moore supporters, as the candidate battled it out with Doug Jones in Alabama’s special election.
While traveling in Tennessee with her husband a few years back, Megan Orr Burnside saw a scene at a gas station that made her uneasy, to say the least: a mother violently struggling to get her son, who appeared to be about 10, into the car. Not liking the looks of the situation, Megan reported the incident to the police. In a post to Facebook, Megan admitted to completely blaming the mom at first for whatever was going on and detailed just how much she regrets making that call now that a few years have gone by: He was screaming and she was so angry and frustrated. We watched her get him in the car and there was a lot of physical fighting in the car. It looked like she was hitting him as well,
Dec.12 -- The NFL Network, ESPN and Bill Simmons’ The Ringer have suspended five on-air commentators and a senior executive after allegations of sexual harassment by a former co-worker. Bloomberg's Jordyn Holman reports on "Bloomberg Markets."
6:15 PM PT -- A FOX News spokesperson tells TMZ ... “We informed Mr. McKesson's counsel that our commentary was fully protected under the First Amendment and the privilege for reports of judicial proceedings. We will defend this case vigorously.”DeRay McKesson -- one of the leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement -- is suing FOX News personality Jeanine Pirro for saying he directed protesters to attack a police officer. McKesson says Pirro was on "FOX & Friends" on September 28, discussing a lawsuit filed by the cop against BLM. According to the suit, Pirro made a series of outrageous and false statements about him. In the docs, obtained by TMZ, DeRay says Pirro blamed him for directing the
Dec 13, 2017
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