In the latest step to address the sexual misconduct scandals that have rocked the entertainment landscape in recent months, the British film industry announced a new plan on Wednesday aimed at curtailing sexual harassment and other forms of bullying.
The British film academy, the British Film Institute and other organizations came together to launch the eight-point guidelines with support and input from luminaries such as actresses Emma Watson, Gemma Arterton and Jodie Whittaker and James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli.
In order to receive funding from the British Film Institute or to be eligible for BAFTA awards, projects will need to comply with the guidelines, which include new protocols for handling allegations of abuse and a support line.
I told them, I don't want to get put in this box right away, and then branch out into all the other things that I love as well later on. … I think it's really important to throw it all out there now, and get a full-scope idea of what's actually going on.
Olympic fever is everywhere, including late-night television.
Jimmy Kimmel lamented that he couldn’t legally show any clips from any actual events on his show Monday night, but that didn’t keep him from gushing about the international sporting affair. But his focus was not on the athletes.
“The stars of the Olympics so far are the cheerleaders from North Korea,” the “Jimmy Kimmel Live” host declared, referring to the cheerleading “army” Kim Jong Un sent as part of the North Korean delegation to the Games.
Gigi Hadid is so over people commenting on how and why her body has changed over the years, and she decided it’s time to explain: She has Hashimoto's disease.
When she started modeling at 17, she wasn’t yet diagnosed and was suffering from inflammation and water retention, she said Sunday on Twitter. She was also suffering from comments about how she was initially too big to be a successful model.
With Hashimoto’s, the immune system attacks the thyroid, causing it to underperform. Hypothyroidism symptoms include fatigue, weight gain, joint and muscle pain and more, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.