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    Tambor criticises Amazon investigation

    Jeffrey Tambor has said he is "profoundly disappointed" in Amazon's handling of sexual harassment allegations against him. The company confirmed he wouldn't be returning to Transparent after it concluded an internal investigation. Allegations were made last year by Tambor's personal assistant and one of his co-stars on the TV show. Series creator Jill Soloway praised the accusers after his exit was confirmed for their "courage in speaking out". In November, a transgender woman who worked as Tambor's personal assistant had revealed her employer - whom she did not directly name - had acted inappropriately. Amazon Studios launched an investigation shortly afterwards. Transgender actress Trace Lysette

  • CNN

    Scott Baio accused of harassment by another 'Charles in Charge' co-star

    (CNN)Scott Baio has been accused of harassment and assault by his former "Charles in Charge" co-star, Alexander Polinsky. Polinsky and his attorney, Lisa Bloom held a press conference on Wednesday. He was joined by his former co-star Nicole Eggert, also a minor at the time, who has also accused Baio of misconduct when they worked together from 1987 to 1990. Polinsky claims Baio began verbally harassing him on the set of their sitcom when he was about 11 or 12 years old. He said Baio would direct homophobic slurs at him, and on one occasion, he was thrown to the floor by Baio when he went to sit on his lap. "Scott Baio began a pattern of abuse that was unrelenting. Mr. Baio repeatedly told me

  • BBC News

    What people really wear at Fashion Week

    Women and men show off their street style as London Fashion Week 2018 gets under way. Filmed and produced by Jimmy Tam and Anna Boyd

  • CNN

    Josh Gad mourns friend's son killed in Florida shooting

    (CNN)Actor Josh Gad is vowing to take action after one of his friend's children was killed in the Florida high school shooting that left 17 people dead on Wednesday. "I'm putting my phone down because we are debating sensible gun laws again. Gad, best known for his work on the stage and for voicing the character Olaf in "Frozen," reported on Thursday that his friend's son had succumbed to his wounds. Last night, I received a text while I slept that our friend's son passed away from his gun shot wound.

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    Janney 'felt liberated' in I, Tonya role

    It was "incredibly liberating" to play an unappealing character in I, Tonya, Allison Janney has said. She's tipped to win her first Oscar, as best supporting actress, for the role of LaVona Golden - mother of figure skater Tonya Harding in the film. Janney's character wears a fur coat, and often has a bird perched on her shoulder - she says three had to be auditioned to play the pet. She also had to sit through three hours of make-up each day she was on set. 'I'm going to see myself so old' Golden, now estranged from Harding, is depicted as a domineering mother who pushed her daughter to succeed - at all costs. The West Wing star Janney played her at different ages, including as an elderly woman

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    Viola Davis is an acting great but says she doesn't get paid like one

    (CNN)Viola Davis is one of the most revered and decorated actresses in Hollywood, but the star of stage and screen says her paychecks and opportunities don't necessarily reflect her esteemed position. "I have a career that's probably comparable to Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Sigourney Weaver," Davis said at the Women in the World Los Angeles Salon on Tuesday. Davis is a two-time Tony Award winner, a Golden Globe winner, an Oscar winner and became the first black woman to win the best actress in a drama Emmy in 2015. "People say, 'You're a black Meryl Streep.

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    Fans in a tizzy for a Jennifer Aniston-Brad Pitt reunion

    (CNN)Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's marriage broke up back in 2005, but that hasn't stopped fans from wishing they would get back together. With Thursday's announcement that Aniston and her second husband, actor Justin Theroux, have separated, hope apparently springs eternal that she might reunite with Pitt. Aniston and Pitt had one of the most famous breakups in Hollywood history, and he went on to a relationship with his "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" costar Angelina Jolie. Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt in 2016 after two years of marriage and more than a decade as a couple.