Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, many high-profile men in Hollywood, politics, media and business have faced allegations ranging from sexual misconduct to rape.
Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, many high-profile men in Hollywood, politics, media and business have faced allegations ranging from sexual misconduct to rape. A look at some of the men accused:
Eddie Berganza, group editor of DC Comics — Accused of forcibly kissing and groping three women. He was fired.
Celebrity chef John Besh — Accused by 25 women of sexual harassment. He has stepped down from the company he founded.
Billboard magazine executive Stephen Blackwell — Accused of sexual harassment by one woman. He has resigned from the magazine.
U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich. — Accused of sexual harassment involving staff members. House Ethics Committee investigating.
If you need helpNews reports of sexual-assault allegations could be a trigger for victms and survivors of abuse. Here are some resources:
- The King County Sexual Assault Resource Center offers a 24-hour resource line (888-998-6423). Additionally, KCSARC can help connect people with therapy, legal advocates and family services (kcsarc.org/gethelp).
- UW Medicine’s Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress (depts.washington.edu/hcsats) offers resources, including counseling and medical care. For immediate help, call 206-744-1600.
- For readers outside King County, the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs lists 38 Washington state providers that offer free services. (wcsap.org/find-help)
- RAINN: Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network provides a free, confidential hotline (800-656-4673) and online chat (hotline.rainn.org) with trained staff members.
New Republic publisher Hamilton Fish — Multiple sexual-harassment allegations. He has resigned from the magazine.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Miss. — Accused by two women of improper conduct. He has apologized to one woman and requested a Senate ethics investigation, but says he doesn’t remember meeting the second accuser.
Director-producer Gary Goddard — Accused by one man of sexually molesting him at age 12. He was unavailable to immediately respond.
Journalist Mark Halperin — Accused of harassing about 12 women while at ABC News. Book contract terminated. Fired from job at NBC News. He has denied some of the allegations.
Actor Dustin Hoffman — Accused by a woman of sexual harassing her when she was 17. He has apologized for his behavior.
Kevin Klock, CEO of Talking Rain Beverage — Accused of sexual assault by one employee who is now suing him and the King County-based company. He abruptly left his job in March 2017.
Actor Robert Knepper — Accused by one woman of sexual assault. He denies the allegations.
Artforum publisher Knight Landesman — Accused by multiple women of sexual harassment and sued by one woman. He has resigned from the magazine.
Pixar co-founder and Walt Disney Animation chief John Lasseter — Announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence citing “missteps” with employees.
Comedian Louis C.K. — Accused by five women of sexual misconduct. Planned release of film “I Love You, Daddy” halted. Netflix special canceled. He says the allegations are true and has apologized.
Alabama politician Roy Moore — Four women interviewed by The Washington Post say Roy Moore pursued them when they were teens and he was in his early 30s, episodes they say they found troubling as they got older. Moore, a former Alabama state Supreme Court justice, is now a U.S. Senate candidate.
NPR news chief Michael Oreskes — Accused of inappropriate behavior or sexual harassment by at least four women while at The New York Times, NPR and The Associated Press. He has been ousted from NPR.
Actor Jeremy Piven — Accused by three women of sexual misconduct. He denies all allegations.
Amazon executive Roy Price — Accused by one woman of sexual harassment. He resigned from Amazon.
Filmmaker Brett Ratner — Accused by at least six women of sexual harassment. Playboy shelved projects with Ratner, and he stepped away from Warner Bros. related activities. He denies the allegations.
Television host Charlie Rose — Accused by eight women who told The Washington Post he made unwanted sexual advances toward them, including groping them. CBS News suspended him; PBS was halting production and distribution of his nightly interview show
Producer Chris Savino — Accused of harassing up to 12 women. Fired from Nickelodeon. He has apologized for his behavior.
Actor Steven Seagal — Accused by two women of rape. He denies the allegations.
Actor Kevin Spacey — Accused by at least 14 men of sexual misconduct or assault. London police reportedly investigating a sexual assault. Fired from “House of Cards” and to be replaced in Ridley Scott’s completed film “All the Money in the World.” His former publicist has said he is seeking unspecified treatment.
Actor Jeffrey Tambor — Accused by two women of sexual misconduct. Strenuously denies allegations but will not return as star of the Amazon series “Transparent.”
White House reporter Glenn Thrush — Suspended by The New York Times while it investigates accusations that he made unwanted advances on young women while he worked as a reporter at Politico and the Times.
Writer-director James Toback — Accused by hundreds of women of sexual harassment. Beverly Hills police investigating complaints. He has denied the allegations to the Los Angeles Times.
Webster Public Relations CEO Kirt Webster — Accused of sexual assault by one woman. Firm renamed and Webster is “taking time away’”
“Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner — Accused by one woman of sexual harassment. He denies the allegation.
Producer Harvey Weinstein — Accused by dozens of women of sexual harassment or assault. Fired by The Weinstein Co. and expelled from various professional guilds. Under investigation by police departments in New York, London, Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. He denies all allegations of nonconsensual sex.
Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner — Accused by one man of sexual harassment. He says he did not intend to make the accuser uncomfortable.
Actor Ed Westwick — Accused by two women of sexual assault. The BBC pulled an Agatha Christie adaptation from its television schedule and halted production on a second sitcom starring the “Gossip Girl” actor. Los Angeles police are investigating. He denies the allegations.
New Republic editor Leon Wieseltier — Accused of sexually harassing numerous women. Removed from the masthead of The Atlantic magazine. He has apologized for his behavior.
NBC News’ top talent booker, Matt Zimmerman — fired for “inappropriate conduct” with more than one woman at the network, which provided no further details.