The Time's Up movement, and a legal defense fund by the same name, was created in response to the public outing of men in media for their alleged acts of sexual harassment, assault, abuse of power and unequal treatment of women in the workplace.One Twitter user called out the Academy for giving the award of Best Actor to an accused perpetrator of domestic violence after giving it to Casey Affleck in 2016, who has been accused of sexual harassment in lawsuits that have since been settled It was accusations against Harvey Weinstein that broke in October, that preceded a social media campaign using the hashtag #Me Too, which due to its widespread adoption gave people courage to share their own stories of sexual harassment and assault The founders of the Time's Up movement have made it clear that although their cause was inspired by allegations against the likes of Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Louis CK, Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin and William Morris Endeavor's Adam Venit, and even before them, Roger Ailes and Bill O'Reilly, the fund exists for the benefit of all people, across all industries, who have experience lack of parity in their places of business.Gary Oldman's third ex-wife Donya Fiorentino called out the Academy Awards for giving two men, including her ex, statues - despite allegations they have been violent towards women.'Congratulations, Gary and congratulations to the Academy for awarding not one but two abusers with Oscars,' Fiorentino told TMZ on Monday. The public also responded with outrage over Kobe Bryant's win in the category of Best Animated Short Film for Dear Basketball.
The next day, the woman reported a rape to the police in Eagle County, Colorado.
Documents reported to be related to the case were published by The Smoking Gun.
Oldman called the 2001 claims by Fiorentino 'lies, innuendoes and half-truths.'Fiorentino, 50, spoke to Daily early in this year's awards season about what she called a ‘nightmare’ of her four-year marriage to Oldman.
‘He stole my children and ruined my life,’ she told Daily in an interview published on February 3, with tears rolling down her cheeks.‘The truth needs to be told. He has always denied everything.’ Oldman's then-wife, Donya Fiorentino, alleged in court documents filed in Los Angeles that year that Oldman beat her in the head with a telephone in front of their two young children; Fiorentino is seen here in Los Angeles in 2013Emboldened by the #Me Too movement, Fiorentino said, ‘He is a great actor. No.'‘Our marriage was a giant car crash in which demented things happened.
Byrant, who is still married to his wife Vanessa, and was married to her at the time of his admitted sexual encounter in 2003, was also called to the court of public opinion over his past.
Bryant remains married to his wife, Vanessa, who he married in 2001.
A product of the New York streets, the tough guy was born Anthony Papaleo (Franciosa was his mother’s maiden name).
“Getting in the first blow was something I learned in childhood,” he once told an interviewer, according to the Associated Press.
After working in odd jobs and sometimes sleeping in flophouses, at 18 he attended an audition for actors at the YMCA.
He later studied at the Actors Studio and the New School for Social Research, which was where he met Winters.