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4:35 AM ET, December 6, 2017


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New York Times:
Weinstein's Complicity Machine  —  HARVEY WEINSTEIN BUILT his complicity machine out of the witting, the unwitting and those in between.  He commanded enablers, silencers and spies, warning others who discovered his secrets to say nothing.  He courted those who could provide the money …
Danny Masterson — Ousted from Netflix show, ‘The Ranch’ Actor Denies Rape Claims  —  EXCLUSIVE DETAILS  —  Actor Danny Masterson has been booted from “The Ranch,” Netflix just announced, because of multiple rape allegations, but the actor vehemently denies the claims.
Discussion: X17 Online
Yashar Ali / HuffPost:
Netflix Ousts Actor Danny Masterson Amid Rape Allegations
Discussion: PerezHilton and Oh No They Didn't!
Terry Crews Suing Agent Adam Venit for Sexual Assault  —  Terry Crews is suing the agent he claims groped him at a Hollywood party ... TMZ has learned.  —  Crews is suing agent Adam Venit for allegedly grabbing his junk at an event last year.  —  The actor has already filed …
Steven Zeitchik / Washington Post:
John Oliver grills Dustin Hoffman about sexual harassment allegations  —  NEW YORK — HBO host John Oliver hammered Dustin Hoffman about allegations of sexual harassment and the actor fired back with a ferocious defense, as a seemingly benign screening became an explosive conversation about Hollywood sexual misconduct on Monday night.
Dade Hayes / Deadline:
Dustin Hoffman Spars With John Oliver Over Harassment Claims: “You've Put Me On Display Here”
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Chester Bennington — Autopsy Report Released  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  Chester Bennington's autopsy shows he had a trace amount of alcohol in his system when he hanged himself ... TMZ has learned.  —  According to the autopsy and toxicology results, obtained by TMZ, the Linkin Park singer's blood also tested …
Discussion: PerezHilton and Page Six
Borys Kit / Hollywood Reporter:
Bryan Singer Claims Fox Refused to Allow Him to Care for “Gravely Ill Parent”  —  The filmmaker, who was helming ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ was terminated by the studio because of his absence from the set.  —  Bryan Singer has struck back against charges he was terminated for being unprofessional …
Aurelie Corinthios /
GMA's Ginger Zee Reveals Crippling Battle with Depression That Once Left Her Suicidal  —  When she was 21, Ginger Zee locked herself in her bathroom and took every pill she could find in her medicine cabinet.  —  “I'd lost all hope,” the 36-year-old Good Morning America chief meteorologist …
Discussion: AOL, Page Six and PerezHilton
Hilary Weaver / Vanity Fair:
The Crown's Matt Smith Says He Feels “Sorry” for Meghan Markle  —  The actor, who plays Prince Philip on the Netflix drama, has some insight into the complex royal life.  —  Matt Smith has now been in Prince Philip's shoes for two seasons of Netflix's The Crown and knows what it's like to be a royal spouse—or at least act the part.
Discussion: Page Six
John Mayer — Hospitalized for Emergency Appendectomy  —  EXCLUSIVE  —  John Mayer's been rushed to a New Orleans hospital for an emergency appendectomy.  —  John was hospitalized early Tuesday morning according to a rep for the singer.  Sources tell us he's in surgery right now.
AJ McLean Calls Nick Carter Rape Allegation ‘Bogus’  —  AJ McLean is standing firm with his Backstreet bro, saying there is no way Nick Carter raped anyone ... and although he generally supports accusers ... he just can't in Nick's case.  —  We got AJ at LAX Monday and he insisted Dream …
Discussion: PerezHilton
Mike Fleming / Deadline:
Quentin Tarantino Hatches ‘Star Trek’ Movie Idea; Paramount, JJ Abrams To Assemble Writers Room  —  EXCLUSIVE: Already busy prepping to direct the film he just set up at Sony Pictures, Quentin Tarantino is also planning to boldly go where he has not gone before.
Jess Cohen / E! Online:
7 Things We Learned From Angelina Jolie's THR Podcast: Brad Pitt, Jon Voight and More  —  Angelina Jolie is opening up about her personal and professional life.  —  The director's film First They Killed My Father is getting a lot of award season buzz and she sat down for an interview on The Hollywood Reporter's podcast Awards Chatter.
Alex Stedman / Variety:
Hugh Jackman on ‘The Greatest Showman,’ Saying Goodbye to Wolverine and Turning Down Bond  —  It was judgment day for “The Greatest Showman.”  —  The brass at 20th Century Fox and a cadre of financiers were descending on New York City to decide whether or not to give the greenlight …
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