Charlie Rose awkwardly finds himself at #MeToo gathering

Charlie Rose awkwardly stumbled into the Manhattan screening of an animated #MeToo movement-themed film in which alleged victims of Harvey Weinstein get revenge by shooting him into outer space in his creepy bathrobe.Veteran interviewer Rose — who was ousted from CBS and PBS last year after he was accused by

Trump setback in accuser’s defamation case is first of its kind

President Trump must face a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on his reality TV show “The Apprentice” after a Manhattan judge ruled in a first-of-its-kind decision that he could not claim immunity through his job as the nation’s commander-in-chief.“No one is above the law,” Justice Jennifer Schecter wrote in

Neurologist who admitted groping patients faces new charges

A neurologist who admitted groping women at a Philadelphia clinic was charged with sexually molesting patients in New Jersey, the third state to accuse him of using his position as a prominent pain doctor to victimize women under his care.A Mercer County grand jury indicted Dr. Ricardo Cruciani on multiple

Academy president under investigation for alleged sexual harassment

John Bailey, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is under investigation for allegations of sexual harassment.The Academy received three harassment claims on Wednesday and immediately opened a probe, according to sources familiar with the situation.Bailey was elected president of the institution in August. If he

Nancy Dubuc in talks to replace Shane Smith as Vice CEO

Nancy Dubuc, the boss of A&E Networks, is in “serious talks” to replace Shane Smith as CEO of Vice Media, sources told The Post.Dubuc — who sources say is stepping in as Smith battles a rising tide of sex-harassment allegations at the Brooklyn-based news company he founded — has handed

Creeps wanted for masturbating on subway: cops

Cops are on the hunt for these two pervs, who were caught on film pleasuring themselves by the women they were victimizing, police said Thursday.Most recently, a 29-year-old Brooklyn woman was riding in a northbound Q train to the Sheepshead Bay subway station when she noticed a man masturbating in

Observer editor denies knowing about freelancer’s sex harassment claims

The mid-level editor who inadvertently got sucked into the story about how former Observer Editor Ken Kurson allegedly made inappropriate sexually charged comments to a freelance writer, said the freelancer’s allegations were not revealed to her.Writer Deborah Copaken wrote for The Atlantic’s Web site “How to Lose Your Job From

Ex-Observer editor joked about my breasts: writer

A former Observer writer said in an article that then-Editor Ken Kurson inappropriately commented on her breasts while she was pitching a 2015 story for the publication — and that management failed to respond when she complained about his actions.Deborah Copaken said Kurson invited her to lunch to discuss a

Married lawmaker resigns after he’s busted making out with lobbyist

A married lawmaker in Iowa resigned Monday after he reportedly was caught on camera kissing a female lobbyist at a bar.Video obtained by Iowa Starting Line purportedly shows Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix, a Republican from Shell Rock, kissing a woman identified only as a lobbyist for various municipal groups

4 ways the #MeToo movement has changed Hollywood

In the wake of the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements, Hollywood is changing beyond simply wearing black gowns and logo pins to awards shows.After movie executive Harvey Weinstein, director Brett Ratner and actors from Kevin Spacey to Jeffrey Tambor have been accused of harassment, a wave of institutional change is

US Forest Service chief resigns amid sex misconduct claims

US Forest Service chief Tony Tooke has resigned amid widespread allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment.Tooke’s resignation came after “PBS NewsHour” reported the US Agriculture Department was probing misconduct complaints about his relationship with subordinates prior to his current role at the forestry agency.More On:sexual misconductNot every country is down

Ryan Seacrest’s red carpet coverage down 43% in ratings

Ryan Seacrest’s coverage of the Academy Awards red carpet arrivals for E! on Sunday took a significant hit in the Nielsen ratings.E!’s red carpet coverage, which Seacrest hosted, averaged a 0.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 1.3 million viewers. That is down approximately 43 percent in the key demographic and

Harvard professor on leave amid sexual harassment allegations

A Harvard professor has been placed on administrative leave after 10 women said he sexually harassed them and made unwanted sexual advances over the course of three decades — all despite, in at least one case, written and verbal pleas to stop.The dean of Harvard’s Faculty of the Arts and

Congrats Hollywood, you honored #MeToo with an Oscar to an accused rapist

To mark the first post-Weinstein Academy Awards, Hollywood gave a credibly accused rapist an Oscar.Kobe Bryant was roundly applauded upon winning Best Animated Short for “Dear Basketball,” essentially a valentine to himself. He thanked his wife, Vanessa, who stood by him as he was criminally charged with raping a 19-year-old

Ex-ESPN host files explosive sexual harassment lawsuit

Adrienne Lawrence dropped the hammer on ESPN on Sunday, filing a sexual harassment lawsuit against the Worldwide Leader for incidents dating back to 2015.The former ESPN anchor and legal analyst is accusing the company of not addressing her complaints, specifically against “SportsCenter” host John Buccigross. Lawrence’s allegations first became public

Colorado lawmaker expelled over sex misconduct allegations

DENVER — Numerous female representatives in Colorado’s state House took their turns at the podium to come out as victims of sexual harassment or abuse in an emotional debate that culminated with the expulsion of the second U.S. state lawmaker accused of sexual harassment since the #metoo movement emerged last

Seacrest will be walking into the lion’s den at Oscars carpet

Ryan Seacrest won’t just be asking the questions on this year’s Oscars red carpet. The E! mainstay will be the question. Rob Silverstein, executive producer of the syndicated entertainment-news show “Access,” will prep his hosts Scott Evans and Kit Hoover to grill nominees and other celebrities about the #MeToo movement and

Comptroller sues Wynn Resorts over handling of sex harassment accusations

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is suing Wynn Resorts’ board of directors over the chain’s handling of sex harassment allegations. Since the state’s retirement funds are invested in the gambling company, DiNapoli can sue over a breach of fiduciary duty after revelations of CEO Steve Wynn’s unwanted sexual advances led

Chiropractor accused of forcing sex, Scientology on receptionist

A South Carolina chiropractor has been sued by a former employee for allegedly forcing sexual acts — and Scientology — on her, according to a report. The 25-year-old ex-worker, identified in the suit as “Jane Doe,” claims that Columbia-area chiropractor Joseph Ben Barton, axed her out of retaliation after

Judge won’t seal Point72 sex discrimination suit

A federal judge shot down an attempt by Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management to have all filings in a discrimination case against the firm kept under seal. The judge said Cohen’s legal eagles failed to identify exactly what info was so sensitive. “Defendants fail, however, to point to any information

Disgraced neurologist accused of sexually abusing more patients

A neurologist who pleaded guilty in Philadelphia last year for trading his sought-after-treatments for sex is in NYPD custody and awaiting extradition back to New York for allegedly committing the same crime on more than a half-dozen patients here, law-enforcement sources said Tuesday. Ricardo Cruciani, 63, will be returned

Emma Watson donates £1million to anti-sexual harassment campaign as actresses join forces on BAFTAs red carpet to back ‘Time’s Up’

ACTRESS Emma Watson donated £1million to victims of sexual harassment. The sizeable donation coincided with the planned female solidarity against sexism at tonight's BAFTAs ceremony. The Harry Potter star's donation follows the publication of an open letter backed by more than 200 high-profile females in showbusiness published in The Observer. The

State Dems call for Jeff Klein sexual misconduct probe

In a stinging slap at a key state legislator, the New York State Democratic Party on Friday called for an independent investigation of a sexual misconduct claim leveled against Bronx state Sen. Jeff Klein. The resolution was backed by party vice chair Christine Quinn, a close ally of Gov.

Accuser in Point72 sex discrimination suit says firm fears bad publicity

Lawyers for a female executive who claims billionaire investor Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management is a “boys’ club” that discriminates against women are pushing back against the firm’s attempt to keep the accusation away from the public. “Point72’s position appears motivated by a desire to avoid bad publicity about

Wynn Resorts says Steve Wynn won’t get a severance package

Wynn Resorts said on Friday that former Chief Executive Officer Steve Wynn was not entitled to severance payments or any other compensation. Wynn, 76, resigned as CEO of the company earlier this month after allegations of sexual misconduct. Wynn, who denied the accusations, remains Wynn Resorts’ largest shareholder and owns