Crimes Of The Year

77 Powerful Men Accused Of Sexual Misconduct After The Harvey Weinstein Fallout

High-profile men like Kevin Spacey, Louis CK, Roy Moore and Brett Ratner have faced a reckoning at the hands of the men and women they’ve allegedly abused.

This past October, multiple women came forward to accuse Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of rape and sexual assault. In what has been dubbed the “Weinstein ripple effect,” dozens of powerful men in media, politics and entertainment have been fired or forced to resign after being accused of varying degrees of sexual misconduct.

Less than three months after the initial report was published by The New York Times, high-profile men like Kevin Spacey, Louis CK, Roy Moore and Brett Ratner have faced a reckoning at the hands of the men and women they’ve reportedly abused. Here’s the list of men who have been accused of sexual misconduct in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal:

1. Harvey Weinstein (Oct. 5, 2017)

Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood producer and co-founder of the Weinstein company, was accused of raping multiple women and sexually assaulting or harassing more than 50 women, according to Reuters. He was fired from his company and expelled from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Six women have filed a class-action lawsuit against him. Though Weinstein has denied claims of nonconsensual sex, he released a statement, saying, “I appreciate the way I’ve behaved with colleagues in the past has caused a lot of pain, and I sincerely apologize for it. Though I’m trying to do better, I know I have a long way to go.”

2. Andy Signore (Oct. 6, 2017)

Andy Signore, senior vice president of content for Defy Media, was accused of sexually assaulting at least one woman and sexually harassing several others, according to Variety. He was fired from Defy Media. In a statement released by his lawyer, Signore denied any allegations of sexual assault and harassment, according to The New York Times.

3. Ben Affleck (Oct. 10, 2017)
Actor Ben Affleck was accused of groping two women, according to NBC News. In an interview with The Associated Press, Affleck said he’s “looking at my own behavior and addressing that and making sure I’m part of the solution.”

4. Roy Price (Oct. 12, 2017)
Head of Amazon Studios Roy Price was accused of sexually harassing one woman, according to The New York Times. He resigned from his position, and he released no statement in regard to the sexual harassment claims.

5. Chris Savino (Oct. 17, 2017)
Chris Savino, creator and showrunner of Nickelodeon's “The Loud House,” was accused of sexually harassing at least 12 women, according to the Los Angeles Times. Savino was fired from Nickelodeon. In a statement released on Facebook, Savino said, “I am deeply sorry and I am ashamed.”

6. Cliff Hite (Oct. 17. 2017)
Ohio state Senator Cliff Hite was accused of repeatedly propositioning a female employee, according to Cleveland.com. Hite resigned from his position, and he released a statement, saying, “I recognize that this was inappropriate behavior. [...] I apologize completely.”

7. Robert Scoble (Oct. 19, 2017)
Prominent tech figure and co-founder of the Transformation Group Robert Scoble was accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault by three women, according to New York Magazine. Scoble resigned from his position and released a statement on Facebook, saying he was “deeply sorry to the people I’ve caused pain to."

8. Lockhart Steele (Oct. 19, 2017)
Lockhart Steele, Vox Media’s editorial director and former CEO and founder of Curbed Network, was accused of sexual harassment of at least one person, according to Variety. Steele was fired from Vox Media, and according to CEO Jim Bankoff, Steele “admitted engaging in conduct that is inconsistent with our core values and is not tolerated at Vox Media.”

9. John Besh (Oct. 21, 2017)
Celebrity chef and co-owner of Besh Restaurant Group, John Besh was accused of sexual harassment by 25 current and former employees, according to an investigation done by NOLA.com. Besh stepped down from his restaurant group and released a statement, saying, “I alone am entirely responsible for my moral failings. This is not the way the head of a company like ours should have acted, let alone a husband and father.”

10. James Toback (Oct. 22, 2017)
Director James Toback was accused of sexual harassment and misconduct by more than 200 women, according to the Los Angeles Times. Toback’s relationship with his agent was terminated. Toback denied the allegations against him, saying he had never met the women or, if he did, it “was for five minutes and have no recollection.”

11. Terry Richardson (Oct. 23, 2017)
Fashion photographer Terry Richardson was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women, according to The New York Times. Richardson was banned from working with magazine publisher Condé Nast, and a spokeswoman for the photographer said, “[M]any of his professional interactions with subjects were sexual and explicit in nature but all of the subjects of his work participated consensually.”

12. Leon Wieseltier (Oct. 24, 2017)
Leon Wieseltier, a former editor at The New Republic, was accused of sexually harassing multiple women, according to The New York Times. He was fired from the Emerson Collective, which was planning on backing a magazine edited by Wieseltier. He released a statement, saying, “The women with whom I worked are smart and good people. I am ashamed to know that I made any of them feel demeaned and disrespected. I assure them I will not waste this reckoning.”

13. Knight Landesman (Oct. 25, 2017)
Publisher of Artforum, Knight Landesman was accused in a lawsuit of sexually harassing at least nine women, according to The New York Times. After resigning from his position, he released a statement that said, “I fully recognize that I have tested certain boundaries, which I am working hard to correct. I have never willfully or intentionally harmed anyone.”

14. George H.W. Bush (Oct. 25, 2017)

Former President George H.W. Bush was accused of groping multiple women, according to Time. In a statement, Bush’s spokesman said, “At age 93, President Bush has been confined to a wheelchair for roughly five years, so his arm falls on the lower waist of people with whom he takes pictures. To try to put people at ease, the president routinely tells the same joke — and on occasion, he has patted women’s rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner. Some have seen it as innocent; others clearly view it as inappropriate. To anyone he has offended, President Bush apologizes most sincerely.”

15. Rick Najera (Oct. 26, 2017)
Rick Najera, CBS Diversity Showcase director, was accused of sexual harassment, according to Variety. Najera resigned from his position and released a statement through a representative, stating, “We are heartbroken and confounded by deliberate and cruel defamations. Anyone who has been slammed by libelous deceptions knows exactly how we feel.”

16. Mark Halperin (Oct. 26, 2017)
Mark Halperin, NBC News and MSNBC contributor and co-author of "Game Change," was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women, according to The New York Times. Halperin was dismissed by NBC and MSNBC, and he released a statement that said, “I am profoundly sorry for the pain and anguish I have caused by my past actions. I apologize sincerely to the women I mistreated.”

17. Ken Baker (Oct. 26, 2017)
E! News correspondent Ken Baker was accused of sexually harassing two women, according to TheWrap. Baker has been taken off the air while NBCUniversal investigates. In a statement to the TheWrap, he said, “I am very disturbed by these anonymous allegations, which make my heart ache. I take them very seriously. I care deeply for people’s feelings and sincerely live in a way that treats people with dignity and respect.”

18. Raul Bocanegra (Oct. 27, 2017)
California state assemblyman Raul Bocanegra was accused of sexual harassment by at least six women, according to the Los Angeles Times. When Bocanegra announced his resignation, he stated, “While I am not guilty of any such crimes, I am admittedly not perfect.”

19. Kirt Webster (Oct. 27, 2017)

Nashville music publicist Kirt Webster was accused of sexual assault and harassment, according to Rolling Stone. Webster stepped away from his publicity firm. In a statement, he said he would fight the "egregious and untrue allegations."

20. Kevin Spacey (Oct. 29, 2017)
Actor Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual assault by multiple men and sexual misconduct of a minor, according to USA Today. Spacey was fired from his show “House of Cards” and various other projects. Spacey’s representative released a statement to Variety, saying, “Kevin Spacey is taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment.”

21. Hamilton Fish (Oct. 30, 2017)
Hamilton Fish, president and publisher of The New Republic, was accused of mistreating several female employees, according to The Huffington Post. Fish resigned from his position. In a statement, he said, “Women have longstanding and profound concerns with respect to their treatment in the workplace. Many men have a lot to learn in this regard. I know I do, and I hope for and encourage that new direction.”

22. Jeremy Piven (Oct. 30, 2017)
Actor Jeremy Piven was accused of sexual harassment and misconduct by at least five women, according to The Huffington Post. Piven has denied all claims of sexual misconduct against him. In a statement, Piven said, “I unequivocally deny the appalling allegations being peddled about me. It did not happen. It takes a great deal of courage for victims to come forward with their histories, and my hope is that the allegations about me that didn't happen, do not detract from stories that should be heard.” The Washington Post reported CBS ended production of Piven’s show.

23. Michael Oreskes (Oct. 31, 2017)
Michael Oreskes, head of news at NPR, was accused of sexually harassing at least eight women, according to The Washington Post. After resigning from his position, Oreskes released a statement, saying, “I am deeply sorry to the people I hurt. My behavior was wrong and inexcusable, and I accept full responsibility.”

24. Andy Dick (Oct. 31, 2017)

Actor Andy Dick was accused of sexual harassment and groping, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Dick was fired from a film on which he was working, and he released a statement, explaining, "I didn't grope anybody. I might have kissed somebody on the cheek to say goodbye and then licked them. [...] It's me being funny. I'm not trying to sexually harass people."

25. Brett Ratner (Nov. 1, 2017)
Producer and director Brett Ratner was accused of sexual harassment or assault by at least six women, according to the Los Angeles Times. Ratner “stepped away” from all activities related to Warner Bros., the movie studio that had previously agreed to finance his films. Ratner’s lawyer released a statement denying the sexual misconduct accusations: “Brett Ratner vehemently denies the outrageous derogatory allegations that have been reported about him.”

26. Dustin Hoffman (Nov. 1, 2017)
Actor Dustin Hoffman was accused of sexual harassment by three women, according to NBC News. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Hoffman said, “I have the utmost respect for women and feel terrible that anything I might have done could have put her in an uncomfortable situation. I am sorry. It is not reflective of who I am.”

27. Jeff Hoover (Nov. 1, 2017)
Speaker of Kentucky’s House of Representatives Jeff Hoover was accused of settling sexual harassment claims made by an employee, according to CNN. Hoover resigned from his leadership post. He has denied all claims and said they are “absolutely not true.”

28. David Guillod (Nov. 3, 2017)
David Guillod, producer and co-chief executive of Primary Wave Entertainment agency, was accused of sexually assaulting four women, according to TheWrap. Guillod resigned from his position, and in a statement to TheWrap, his lawyer said, “Mr. Guillod denies any allegations of nonconsensual sex.”

29. Ed Westwick (Nov. 6, 2017)
Actor Ed Westwick was accused of raping two women, according to the Los Angeles Times. Two of his television series have been put on hold during his investigation. Westwick has denied the allegations, stating, “I have never forced myself in any manner, on any woman. I certainly have never committed rape.”

30. Benjamin Genocchio (Nov. 8, 2017)
Benjamin Genocchio, executive director of the Armory Show art fair, was accused of sexually harassing five women, according to The New York Times. Genocchio was replaced by another executive director, and he released a statement, saying, “To the extent my behavior was perceived as disrespectful, I deeply and sincerely apologize and will ensure it does not happen again.”

31. Jeffrey Tambour (Nov. 8, 2017)
Actor Jeffrey Tambour was accused of sexual harassment by two women, according to The New York Times. Though Tambour’s initial statement led many to believe he would be departing his show “Transparent,” a representative for the actor told The New York Times he has no plans to quit. The show is currently suspended while Amazon investigates the complaints. In a statement, Tambour said, “[T]he idea that I would deliberately harass anyone is simply and utterly untrue."

32. Steven Seagal (Nov. 8, 2017)
Actor Steven Seagal was accused of sexual harassment by at least three women, according to NBC News. Though Seagal’s representative said one claim is “completely false,” neither Seagal nor his representative have responded to the other allegations against him.

33. Dan Schoen (Nov. 9, 2017)
Minnesota state Senator Dan Schoen was accused of sexual harassing multiple women, according to the StarTribune. Schoen resigned and said in a statement that the allegations were “either completely false or have been taken far out of context.”

34. Louis CK (Nov. 9, 2017)
Comedian and producer Louis CK was accused of sexual misconduct by five women, according to The New York Times. His movie release and comedy special were both canceled, and FX Networks and FX Productions ended their relationship with the actor. In a statement, Louis CK said, “These stories are true. [...] I have been remorseful of my actions.”

35. Roy Moore (Nov. 9, 2017)
Former judge and current Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, all of whom were teenagers at the time, according to The Washington Post. The Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee had withdrawn their financial backing for Moore’s campaign, but the Republican National Committee reinstated its support for Moore after he was endorsed by Trump, according to AL.com. Moore has denied the accusations, claiming, “These allegations are completely false. I did not date underaged women. I did not molest anyone. And so these allegations are false.”

36. Tony Mendoza (Nov. 9, 2017)
California Senator Tony Mendoza was accused of sexual harassment by three women, according to The Sacramento Bee. Mendoza has been removed from his leadership positions until the investigation is completed. In a statement, Mendoza said he would never knowingly abuse his authority "nor intentionally put an employee into an awkward or uncomfortable position."

37. Gary Goddard (Nov. 10, 2017)
Gary Goddard, founder and CEO of entertainment design firm The Goddard Group, was accused by multiple men of sexual abuse, according to Deadline. Goddard has taken a leave of absence from The Goddard Group, and his publicist said, “As to the allegations that Mr. Edwards made in his post today, I can unequivocally deny them on Gary’s behalf.”

38. Andrew Kreisberg (Nov. 10, 2017)
Producer Andrew Kreisberg was accused of sexual harassment by more than a dozen people, according to Variety. He was fired by Warner Bros. Television Group, and in a statement, he said, “I have made comments on women’s appearances and clothes in my capacity as an executive producer, but they were not sexualized.”

39. Eddie Berganza (Nov. 10, 2017)
Eddie Berganza, editor at DC Comics, was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women, according to BuzzFeed News. He was fired from his position at DC Comics and has released no statement.

40. Tony Cornish (Nov. 10, 2017)
Minnesota state Representative Tony Cornish was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women, according to the StarTribune. Cornish announced his resignation and stated, “I sincerely apologize for my unwelcome behavior.”

41. Jesse Lacey (Nov. 10, 2017)
Brand New singer Jesse Lacey was accused of sexual misconduct by two women, both of whom were minors at the time, according to Pitchfork. The band postponed their tour, and Lacey released a statement, saying, “I apologize for the hurt I have caused, and hope to be able to take the correct actions to earn forgiveness and trust.”

42. Steve Jurvetson (Nov. 13, 2017)
Steve Jurvetson, co-founder of venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson and board member of Tesla and SpaceX, was accused of sexual misconduct, according to The New York Times. He resigned from his firm and is taking a leave of absence from the boards. Jurvetson said, “Let me be perfectly clear: no such allegations are true.”

43. Mark Schwahn (Nov. 13, 2017)
Showrunner Mark Schwahn was accused of sexual harassment by 18 women in a joint statement released by “One Tree Hill” cast and crew, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Schwahn was suspended from his current series “The Royals” and has not released a statement.

44. Matt Zimmerman (Nov. 14, 2017)
Matt Zimmerman, senior VP of booking, news and entertainment for NBC News, was accused of inappropriate conduct with multiple women, according to Variety. He was dismissed by NBCUniversal, and he has not released a statement.

45. Wes Goodman (Nov. 15, 2017)
Ohio state Representative Wes Goodman was accused of “inappropriate behavior,” according to The New York Times. Goodman resigned from his position and stated, “I sincerely regret that my actions and choices have kept me from serving my constituents and our state in a way that reflects the best ideals of public service.”

46. David Sweeney (Nov. 16, 2017)
David Sweeney, chief news editor at NPR, was accused of sexually harassing at least three female colleagues, according to NPR. Sweeney left his position at the company, and he has not released a statement.

47. Al Franken (Nov. 16, 2017)
Al Franken, US senator for Minnesota, was accused of sexually harassing multiple women, according to The New York Times. During his announcement that he will resign in the coming weeks, Franken said, “Some of the allegations against me are simply not true. Others I remember very differently. [...] I know in my heart, nothing that I have done as a senator, nothing, has brought dishonor on this institution.”

48. Russell Simmons (Nov. 19, 2017)

Co-founder of Def Jam records Russell Simmons was accused of sexually assaulting two women, according to NPR. Simmons stepped down from his businesses. In a statement, he said, “While I have never been violent, I have been thoughtless and insensitive in some of my relationships over many decades and I sincerely apologize.”

49. John Conyers Jr. (Nov. 20, 2017)

John Conyers Jr., US representative for Michigan, was accused of sexually harassing his employees, according to BuzzFeed News. Conyers resigned from Congress. In a statement, he maintained his innocence, stating, “Whatever they are, they are not accurate. They are not true. I cannot explain where they came from.”

50. Charlie Rose (Nov. 20, 2017)
Television host Charlie Rose was accused of sexually harassing at least eight women, according to The Washington Post. Rose was fired from CBS and PBS. He said in a statement, “I am greatly embarrassed. I have behaved insensitively at times, and I accept responsibility for that, though I do not believe all of these allegations are accurate.”

51. Glenn Thrush (Nov. 20, 2017)
New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, according to The New York Times. He has been suspended pending the investigation. Thrush said in a statement, “I apologize to any woman who felt uncomfortable in my presence, and for any situation where I behaved inappropriately. Any behavior that makes a woman feel disrespected or uncomfortable is unacceptable.”

52. John Lasseter (Nov. 21, 2017)
Head of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation John Lasseter was accused of sexual harassment, according to The New York Times. Lasseter stepped away from his position for a six-month sabbatical. He said in a statement, “I especially want to apologize to anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of an unwanted hug or any other gesture they felt crossed the line in any way, shape or form. No matter how benign my intent, everyone has the right to set their own boundaries and have them respected.

53. Andy Rubin (Nov. 28, 2017)
Former Google executive and Android creator Andy Rubin was accused of sexual misconduct involving one woman, according to The New York Times. He has taken a leave of absence, and his representative has denied the claims.

54. Matt Lauer (Nov. 29, 2017)

Matt Lauer, co-host of “Today,” was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, according to CNN. Lauer was fired from NBC, where he had worked for two decades. He released a statement, saying, “There are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain I have caused others by words and actions. To the people I have hurt, I am truly sorry.”

55. Garrison Keillor (Nov. 29, 2017)

Author and radio personality Garrison Keillor was accused of improper conduct with a co-worker, according to The New York Times. After being fired by Minnesota Public Radio, he released a statement, saying, “I’ve been fired over a story that I think is more interesting and more complicated than the version MPR heard. Most stories are.”

56. Steven T. McLaughlin (Nov. 29, 2017)
New York state assemblyman Steven T. McLaughlin was disciplined by an ethics committee for sexual harassment, according to The New York Times. He has denied the accusations, stating, “They’re just making this up as they go along to say, ‘Let’s nail him anyway.’”

57. Johnny Iuzzini (Nov. 29, 2017)

Celebrity chef and judge on ABC's "The Great American Baking Show," Johnny Iuzzini was accused of sexual harassment by four employees, according to Mic. Iuzzini was fired from ABC. In a statement, he said, "I am shattered and heartbroken at the thought that any of my actions left members of my team feeling hurt or degraded. [...] Many of the other allegations are inaccurate, others I do not recall and none were meant to hurt people. Nonetheless, I must take responsibility if any of the members of my team felt uncomfortable by my words or actions, regardless of my intent or recollection."

58. Justin Huff (Nov. 30, 2017)
Broadway casting director Justin Huff was accused of sexual misconduct, according to Variety. He was fired from the casting agency Telsey + Company, and he has not released a statement.

59. Israel Horovitz (Nov. 30, 2017)
Playwright Israel Horovitz was accused of sexually abusing nine women, some of whom were teenagers at the time, according to The New York Times. The Gloucester Stage Company ended its relationship with Horovitz, and two of his plays were cancelled. Horovitz said he has “a different memory of some of these events, I apologize with all my heart to any woman who has ever felt compromised by my actions, and to my family and friends who have put their trust in me.”

60. James Levin (Dec. 2, 2017)
James Levine, conductor at the Metropolitan Opera, was accused of sexually abusing four men, according to The New York Times. Levine was suspended by The Metropolitan Opera. He said in a statement, “As understandably troubling as the accusations noted in recent press accounts are, they are unfounded. As anyone who truly knows me will attest, I have not lived my life as an oppressor or an aggressor.”

61. Matt Dababneh (Dec. 4, 2017)
California state assemblyman Matt Dababneh was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, according to SFGate. Though he resigned, Dababneh still denies the accusations, claiming, “My stepping down isn't out of guilt or out of fear. It’s out of an idea that I think it’s time for me to move on to new opportunities.”

62. Peter Martins (Dec. 4, 2017)
Peter Martins, leader of the New York City Ballet, was accused of sexual harassment, according to The New York Times. He has taken a leave of absence and had nothing more to add in the form of a statement. “The company has already addressed it,” he said.

63. Danny Masterson (Dec. 5, 2017)
Actor Danny Masterson was accused of raping four women, according to The New York Times. He was fired from Netflix’s show “The Ranch.” In a statement, Masterson claimed, “Law enforcement investigated these claims more than 15 years ago and determined them to be without merit. I have never been charged with a crime, let alone convicted of one.”

64. Lorin Stein (Dec. 6, 2017)
Lorin Stein, editor of The Paris Review, was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple female employees and writers, according to The New York Times. Stein resigned from his position in a letter to the magazine’s board and stated, “At times in the past, I blurred the personal and the professional in ways that were, I now recognize, disrespectful of my colleagues and our contributors, and that made them feel uncomfortable or demeaned. I am very sorry for any hurt I caused them.”

65. Trent Franks (Dec. 7, 2017)
Representative Trent Franks of Arizona asked two female staff members to be surrogates to bear his child, according to The New York Times. Franks announced his resignation and explained, “Due to my familiarity and experience with the process of surrogacy, I clearly became insensitive as to how the discussion of such an intensely personal topic might affect others.”

66. Alex Kozinski (Dec. 8, 2017)

Alex Kozinski, a federal appeals court judge, was accused of sexual misconduct by six women (all former clerks all former clerks or externs), according to The Washington Post. Kozinski retired from his position, and in a statement, he said, "It grieves me to learn that I caused any of my clerks to feel uncomfortable; this was never my intent. For this I sincerely apologize."

67. Jon Heely (Dec. 8, 2017)

Jon Heely, the director of music publishing at Disney, has been charged with sexually abusing two underage girls, according to Variety. Heely has been suspended without pay until "the matter is resolved by the courts.” Heely's attorney said, "He vehemently denies these allegations and we will be fighting until the end to clear his name."

68. Mario Batali (Dec. 11, 2017)

Celebrity chef Mario Batali was accused of sexual misconduct by four women, according to Eater. Batali has stepped away from ABC’s show “The Chew” and his restaurant empire. In a statement, Batali said, “I apologize to the people I have mistreated and hurt. That behavior was wrong and there are no excuses. I take full responsibility and am deeply sorry for any pain, humiliation or discomfort I have caused to my peers, employees, customers, friends and family."

69. Ryan Lizza (Dec. 11, 2017)

Political analyst for CNN and writer for The New Yorker, Ryan Lizza was accused of improper sexual conduct, according to The New York Times. Lizza was fired from The New Yorker, and he said in a statement, "I am dismayed that The New Yorker has decided to characterize a respectful relationship with a woman I dated as somehow inappropriate. The New Yorker was unable to cite any company policy that was violated."

70. Ken Friedman (Dec. 12, 2017)

Ken Friedman, chef and restaurateur, was accused of sexual harassment by 10 women, according to The New York Times. He has taken a leave of absence from his restaurants and said in a statement, "There are no excuses. I take full responsibility and am deeply sorry for any pain, humiliation or discomfort I have caused.” 

71. Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans, Ike Taylor, Donovan McNabb, Eric Davis and Eric Weinberger (Dec. 12, 2017)

NFL Network analysts Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans and Ike Taylor, ESPN radio show hosts Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis and former NFL Network executive Eric Weinberger were accused of sexually harassing and assaulting a former colleague, according to The New York Times. All six men were suspended from their positions, and none of them have released statements.

72. Morgan Spurlock (Dec. 13, 2017)

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock confessed to incidents of sexual harassment and rape allegations made against him, according to The Washington Post. Spurlock stepped down from production company. In his statement, he said, "As I sit around watching hero after hero, man after man, fall at the realization of their past indiscretions, I don’t sit by and wonder 'who will be next?' I wonder, 'when will they come for me?' You see, I’ve come to understand after months of these revelations, that I am not some innocent bystander, I am also a part of the problem."

[Sourcing: The New York Times]

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