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  • Actresses: What Weinstein did to us

    October 11, 2017 9:02 PM 90

    When the actress was 22, she got a role that would make her a star: Film producer Harvey Weinstein hired her for the lead in the 1996 Jane Austen adaptation, Emma. On a trip to Los Angeles, she received a schedule from her agents for a work meeting in Weinstein’s suite at The Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel. There was no reason to suspect anything untoward

  • Cara Delevingne accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment

    October 11, 2017 8:18 PM 88

    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Model and actress Cara Delevingne on Wednesday (Oct 11) accused disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of propositioning her and attempting to kiss her after a meeting about an upcoming film. In a statement released via her publicist, the 25-year-old alleged she had initially received an "uncomfortable call" from the producer

  • Today in Entertainment: Film academy to hold emergency meeting to discuss Harvey Weinstein's membership

    October 11, 2017 6:11 PM 86

    Film academy to hold emergency meeting to discuss Harvey Weinstein's membership The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday it will hold a meeting Saturday to discuss Harvey Weinstein's membership. The decision comes just days after bombshell reports were published alleging he has sexually assaulted a number of industry actresses

  • Award-winning Restaurant Andre at Bukit Pasoh Road to close after 8 years

    October 11, 2017 12:40 PM 84

    SINGAPORE — Chef Andre Chiang of the eponymous two-Michelin-starred Restaurant Andre has announced that he will shut his business after eight years. His shocking announcement, which was made on his website on Tuesday (Oct 10), also said that Restaurant Andre’s last day of business will be on Valentine's Day — Feb 14, 2018. Chiang, 40, said that he wishes

  • Chef Andre Chiang says he has done what he set out to do, time to move on

    October 11, 2017 9:39 AM 85

    SINGAPORE - He has done all that he wants to do and it is time to move on to his other passions, says chef Andre Chiang, 41, who shocked the food world here on Wednesday (Oct 11) when he announced he would close two-Michelin-starred Restaurant Andre on Feb 14, 2018. Speaking to The Straits Times, the Taiwan-born chef said one priority was researching

  • Paltrow, Jolie join flood of allegations against Weinstein

    October 11, 2017 12:25 AM 99

    NEW YORK — A flood of allegations poured in Tuesday against Harvey Weinstein in on-the-record reports that detailed claims of sexual abuse and included testimonies from Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, further intensifying the already explosive collapse of the disgraced movie mogul. Three women accused Weinstein of raping them in a story published

  • Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein accused of rape

    October 10, 2017 7:30 PM 85

    LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Italian film star Asia Argento and two other women claim that disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein raped them, in a bombshell New Yorker expose published on Tuesday (Oct 10). The women's allegations against the 65-year-old movie mogul, according to the magazine, include unwanted oral sex and forced oral and full sex. Weinstein

  • Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and others say Harvey Weinstein harassed them

    October 10, 2017 5:48 PM 249

    (NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - When Gwyneth Paltrow was 22 years old, she got a role that would take her from actress to star: The film producer Harvey Weinstein hired her for the lead in the Jane Austen adaptation Emma. Before shooting began, he summoned her to his suite at the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel for a work meeting that began uneventfully. It ended

  • Donna Karan defends Harvey Weinstein, then apologises

    October 10, 2017 3:16 PM 86

    NEW YORK (AFP) - Critics called for a boycott of American fashion designer Donna Karan's products on Tuesday (Oct 10), after she defended Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood mogul fired from the studio he co-founded amid allegations of sexual harassment. On Sunday, Karan had suggested women had been seeking a reaction from Weinstein by dressing provocatively

  • [NYCC 2017] Fatality! ‘Mortal Kombat’ Turns 25

    October 10, 2017 12:32 PM 317

    25 years ago, someone ripped out their opponent’s spine for the first time, uppercutted a friend into The Pit, and jumpkicked their way past Goro. Yep, it’s been 25 years since Ed Boon and John Tobias unleashed Mortal Kombat to the masses in the arcade. The subsequent home versions by Acclaim (who can forget “Mortal Monday”?) brought the game home to the masses