A class-action lawsuit has been filed against film mogul Harvey Weinstein. Following multiple allegations of sexual abuse and assault against the former The Weinstein Company head, Variety shares that six women have filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in New York.
The six plaintiffs are: Louisette Geiss, Katherine Kendall, Zoe Brock, Sarah Ann Masse, Melissa Sagemiller and Nannette Klatt. They claim that Weinstein as well as the larger Hollywood network of lawyers, agents and The Weinstein Company (which includes his brother Bob) were aware of the predatory behavior.
“Harvey Weinstein is a predator. Bob (Weinstein) knew it. The board knew it. The lawyers knew it. The private investigators knew it. Hollywood knew it. We knew it. Now the world knows it,” the plaintiffs said in a joint statement.
“We have watched with horror, amazement, pride and gratitude in the last two months as women (and men) the world over have come forward
Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/crime-time/women-class-action-lawsuit-harvey-weinstein
Kyron Horman was just 7 years old when he went missing on June 4, 2010. He didn’t return home from his home in Portland Oregon.
His stepmother, Terri Horman, brought him to school that morning and stayed with him while he attended a science fair. She said she left the school at about 8:45 a.m. and that she last saw Kyron walking down the hall to his first class. But his teachers say they never saw him. He was marked absent for the day, having never made it to his first class.
While Kyron’s disappearance was investigated, Rodolfo Sanchez, a landscaper for Terri, claimed she asked him to kill her husband Kaine Horman, as reported by KATU2 and The Oregonian. Kaine is Kyron’s biological father. Terri reportedly approached the landscaper about murdering her husband five months before the boy went missing, but police never filed charges because there was no evidence
Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/kyron-hormans-stepmom-took-him-to-school-but-he-never-made-it-to-class
A North Carolina teen was not given his high school diploma after he read his own speech at graduation, instead of one the school wrote for him.
As Southwest Edgecombe County High School’s senior class president, Marvin Wright was supposed to write a speech and read it aloud at graduation, according to WRAL. He said he worked hard to write a speech for the graduation ceremony. Wright claimed on the day of graduation, he was told by school administrators that he could not read his speech. Instead, he was told to read a speech written for him by the school.
“I felt robbed of a chance to say my own words,” Marvin told The Washington Post.
Wright, 18, chose to read his speech. Marvin’s mom, classmates and teachers urged him to read his prepared words. His speech can be read in full here. He praised his mom, God, and his classmates
Read more at: http://www.oxygen.com/blogs/class-president-read-his-own-speech-at-graduation-so-the-school-withheld-his-diploma