Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Russell Simmons accused of sexual assault, denies claims

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Music mogul and Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons has responded to claims that he teamed with Brett Ratner to sexually assault multiple women.

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FYF’s Sean Carlson accused of sexual misconduct by several women; Goldenvoice cuts ties

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Several women have come forward with detailed accounts accusing FYF Founder Sean Carlson of sexual misconduct and assault. Goldenvoice parted ways with Carlson shortly before the report was made public.

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Bjork’s record label defends her against “the lies written by Lars Von Trier”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“I feel compelled to publicly speak out in fierce support of Björk in regards to her terrible experiences working with Lars Von Trier, and I back what she has said 110%.“

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owners of Williamsburg club Verboten being sued for sexual harassment

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Williamsburg club Verboten owners Jen Schiffer and husband John Perez , who were accused of fraud and mismanagement earlier this year, are back in the news. Sixteen former and current employees are suing Schiffer an Perez for sexual harassment…

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Kesha sues Dr. Luke for alleged abuse: Casting couch claims rock the world of pop

Source: The Washington Post » Music

It’s the kind of showbiz horror story that usually comes out only in whispers and rumors, sometimes in confessional memoirs written years after the fact. But in a rare move, a star currently at the peak of her career is publicly lobbing accusations of sexual harassment against a producer currently at the top of his own game.

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Artsy mimimalism of Tune-Yards is maximum fun live

Source: The Washington Post » Music

It’s easy to identify the ingredients in Tune-Yards’ music: playground chants, Afro-Caribbean rhythms and arty bleep-and-thwack minimalism. What’s harder to convey is how smart, lively and just plain fun the Oakland, Calif., duo’s live performances can be. Word seems to have gotten around, though. The group’s Friday performance at the 9:30 Club was the first of two sold-out nights.

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