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Sylvester Stallone accused of sexual assault by girl, 16 – he denies claims

Sylvester Stallone accused of sexual assault by girl, 16 – he denies claims

Entertainment
GETTY IMAGESALLEGATIONS: Stallone has been accused of forcing a 16-year-old girl into a threesomeThe Rocky Balboa actor branded claims that he frightened a teenage girl into a threesome in a Las Vegas hotel.It has been alleged Stallone, 71, threatened to beat the girl is she revealed details of the tryst.However, he had called the claims "ridiculous" and "categorically false", according to Daily News.The unidentified accuser was just 16 at the time of the claimed attack in July 1986.GETTY IMAGESDENIAL: The Rocky actor has branded the allegations 'ridiculous' “No one was ever aware of this story until it was published today, including Mr Stallone” Michelle Bega, Sylvester Stallone representativeThey are said to have filed a report with Las Vegas police after the alleged
The words we use to describe sexual harassment

The words we use to describe sexual harassment

Finance
Explaining the language of sexual harassmentThe words we use to describe inappropriate sexual behavior determine how the behavior is remembered, reported and even investigated. But many people still aren't sure what constitutes harassment and what doesn't. "There are a lot of weird myths out there about what is and what isn't sexual harassment," says behavioral scientist Lilia Cortina. "People don't realize how many things actually are sexually harassing conduct." Here's a list of terms, where they fall on the legal spectrum and how they differ. Sexual harassmentThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission defines a behavior as unlawful harassment when it creates "a work environment that a reasonable person would consider intimidating, hostile or abusive." That could include unwanted adva...
US goalkeeper Solo accuses ex-Fifa president Blatter of sexual harassment

US goalkeeper Solo accuses ex-Fifa president Blatter of sexual harassment

Sports
US goalkeeper Hope Solo has accused former Fifa president Sepp Blatter of sexual harassment.The World Cup winner, 36, says the incident happened at the 2013 Ballon d'Or awards, before she went on stage to present an award.In an interview with Portugal newspaper Expresso, Solo - who has 202 caps - said: "I had Sepp Blatter grab my ass."Blatter, 81, denied the incident took place, with his spokesman telling BBC Sport: "This allegation is ridiculous."Solo, when asked why she has not spoken out on the incident before, added: "I was nervous for the presentation. It was the Ballon d'Or I was presenting. "After that I didn't see him and that was kind of bad. I didn't get to tell him directly 'don't ever touch me'. That's the way I've always handled things - directly."A growing number of public fi...
Louis CK: Sexual misconduct claims 'true'

Louis CK: Sexual misconduct claims 'true'

Entertainment
American comedian Louis CK has said the allegations of sexual misconduct against him are true.He issued a statement as his new film I Love You Daddy was scrapped by its distributor after five women made claims against the Emmy-winning performer.Comedy actresses Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov are among the accusers and they told the New York Times he had masturbated in front of them after inviting them to his hotel room after a show in 2002.Another actress, Abby Schachner, said the comedian masturbated while he was on the phone to her when she called to invite him to one of her shows.Rebecca Corry, a comedian, claimed the actor asked her if he could masturbate in front of her in 2005.The fifth woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, said he repeatedly asked her to watch him masturbate whil...
Kevin Spacey: UK police investigate sexual assault claim

Kevin Spacey: UK police investigate sexual assault claim

Entertainment
Kevin Spacey is being investigated by UK police over an alleged sexual assault.The Sun newspaper said a man, aged 23 at the time, made a complaint on Tuesday about the alleged incident in the London borough of Lambeth. The Metropolitan Police confirmed that they are investigating an alleged assault on a man from 2008. They would not confirm the allegation was made against House of Cards actor and double Oscar winner Spacey. Spacey said on Thursday that he is seeking treatment after facing allegations of sexual misconduct from a string of men.No arrestsThe Sun reported that a British actor claimed he woke up to find Spacey performing a sex act on him in 2008.The man is said to have run from the property after Spacey allegedly said: "Don't tell anyone about this."A spokesman for the Met said...