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Lisa Borders: President and CEO of #TimesUp Announces Resignation Due to Family Issues

*Lisa Borders, president and CEO of Time’s Up, announced her resignation on Monday. Borders, 61, left her position as president of the WNBA in October to lead the initiative, which aims to fight workplace sexual harassment. Her resignation comes amid a family issue, she said in a letter to the group’s stakeholders. Variety reports that […]

Lisa Borders (Former WNBA, Coca-Cola Exec.) Named 1st President/CEO of Time’s Up

*Time’s Up is making moves. The women’s rights organization announced the appointment of former WNBA president and Coca-Cola executive Lisa Borders as its first president and CEO. The group was launched by women in the entertainment industry January 1 and has since expanded to other industries and parts of the world. Borders will be charged […]

Donald Glover Narrates New ‘Time’s Up’ PSA, Rashida Jones Directs (Watch)

*Donald Glover narrates and Rashida Jones directs a new animated PSA about workplace sexual harassment released Tuesday (June 26) by the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund. The PSA focuses on how people “suffer day to day with these nuances and microaggressions, which we may not have the language to defend ourselves against.” Jones told Billboard […]

Thandie Newton Says It’s ‘Very Painful’ to Be Excluded from Time’s Up Movement

[videowaywire video_id=”11C5D9B3C3675661″] *”Westworld” star Thandie Newton says she would never accept acting jobs that paid her less than her male counterparts, and HBO is paving the way for her, Vanity Fair reported. “I wouldn’t do anything if it didn’t. Definitely not,” she said of projects that wouldn’t match the male actors’ pay. “F–k that. It literally […]

‘Women of Color’ Group Within Time’s Up Movement Come For R. Kelly

*A new group of voices has joined a campaign against R. Kelly. The Women of Color (WOC) within the Time’s Up movement announced this morning (April 30) that it has teamed with the existing online campaign #MuteRKelly, reports Billboard. An open letter by the women of color in @TIMESUPNOW imploring people everywhere to #MuteRKelly: https://t.co/UL2cYivYc1 […]

Thandie Newton: ‘I Wasn’t Hot Enough’ to Be Included in #TimesUp Launch

[videowaywire video_id=”26875D5595253F79″] *While many A-list Hollywood actors, directors and producers took part in the launch of #TimesUp – including Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Rashida Jones and Eva Longoria – British actress Thandie Newton says she was excluded from participating in its unveiling, and she thinks it’s because her career “wasn’t hot enough.” The “Westworld” star, who […]

Gabrielle Union: ‘Writing My Book Was Therapeutic’

[videowaywire video_id=”25F6C95588B2A8AD”] *Gabrielle Union says opening up about her sexual assault and divorce in her recent memoir has been healing. The actress got candid about her failed marriage to Chris Howard and her experience with rape in her book We’re Going to Need More Wine, which was released in October, and she admits writing down […]

Taraji P. Henson Hires New Publicists Amid Former Manager’s Sexual Harassment Scandal

*Taraji P. Henson has signed with publicity firm 42West, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. The “Empire” and “Proud Mary” star was previously with Sharp & Associates’ Pam Sharp, the longtime girlfriend of Henson’s embattled former manager Vincent Cirrincione. Henson was among Cirrincione’s most high-profile clients until last week, after nine women accused him of […]

Taraji P. Henson’s Ex Manager Shuts Down Company Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

[videowaywire video_id=”96FACDB041C8C0E3″] *Taraji P. Henson’s longtime manager decided to shut down his company following allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Vincent Cirrincione was reportedly dropped by Henson and actress Julie Benz over the weekend after nine women came forward in a Washington Post article on Friday alleging he used his power in Hollywood to demand […]

Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund Has Raised $20M, Received 1,000 Requests for Help

[videowaywire video_id=”2472741D6891AF93″] *Time’s Up campaign member and former chief of staff to Michelle Obama, Tina Tchen, has revealed that the movement has so far raised $20 million for its legal defense fund and received 1,000 requests for help. Tchen made the announcement during a Time’s Up panel at the 2018 Makers Conference. Filmmaker Ava DuVernay […]

Halle Berry, Taraji P Henson Address Manager Vincent Cirrincione’s #MeToo Scandal

[videowaywire video_id=”254CE446BDDDED2B”] *Nine women of color came forward last week to accuse Taraji P. Henson’s manager Vincent Cirrincione of sexual harassment, including cases where he allegedly demanded sex in exchange for representation. The women told The Washington Post that Cirrincione, who was also Halle Berry’s manager for more than 25 years, regularly dangled Berry’s and […]

Simone Biles Says Ex USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Abused Her, Too

[videowaywire video_id=”LP032S0QQ7STH7GY”] *Olympic gymnast Simone Biles has joined the scores of athletes who have accused former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse. In a letter shared via Twitter on Monday, Biles wrote, “Most of you know me as a happy, giggly, and energetic girl. But lately…I’ve felt a bit broken and the […]

Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lena Waithe in ‘Time’s Up’ Moment at NAACP Image Awards (Watch)

[videowaywire video_id=”KNT4ZZ16Q12J288M”] *Six black actresses took the stage together at the NAACP Image Awards Monday to declare “time’s up” for sexual harassment and abuse. In a group message about the #MeToo Movement delivered before the best actress in a drama series prize, Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, Lena Waithe, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Angela Robinson and Laverne […]