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James Woodcock
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McGowen has Tweeted something along the lines of Spacey Singer Spacey Singer Spacey Singer Ancier Geffen good afternoon. How are you today?

Is this related to Singer as well as Spacey? Or am I being thick?
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James, it is related to Singer in the sense that he also has been accused in the past of inappropriate behavior toward young men, even minors. David Geffen has had a similar past, too, which is presumably why McGowan included his name, and Ancier  (I am not familiar with Ancier).

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LINK.


Just searched on Google and found the story about Singer and Ancier. I know I read the article at the time, but I forgot about Ancier. I also forgot how vile of a story it was. 
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Another extensively researched article by the LA Times, this time about six women coming forward accusing Brett Ratner of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct:

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The set of Ratner and method actor Jared "I mail used condoms to my colleagues" Leto's upcoming Hugh Hefner biopic is going to be Peak Abuse. They should probably budget for a Screen Actors Guild observer now.


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This is the first I have heard about Ratner and sexual harassment, but I have heard Ratner is a big jerk (not that that makes him guilty of being a sexual predator).
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James Woodcock
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Once again. I think it is time female actors started to say No, we are not taking our clothes off because that scene, shot in that way, is not essential to the plot at all. What it is essential to, is you, mr director, getting to see me naked. Sod off.

It will be a brave move, but I think it is time
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Things have gone pretty badly for Spacey this week to the point where he's now seeking help. Another person who continued with the same pattern of behavior for decades, but suddenly wants help when it looks like their whole career is about to unravel. I would say this could be the end of Spacey's career, but Rob Lowe was able to have sex with a 16 year old girl on videotape and has still had quite the career since, and the aforementioned R. Kelly did the same with a 14 year old girl and had little repercussions from it. Although both were part of a different era than the current climate.
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 Shane Matlock wrote:
I would say this could be the end of Spacey's career, but Rob Lowe was able to have sex with a 16 year old girl on videotape and has still had quite the career since, and the aforementioned R. Kelly did the same with a 14 year old girl and had little repercussions from it. Although both were part of a different era than the current climate.

As you mention: different era, different climate.

It's no surprise that Warner Brothers ISN'T putting Joss Whedon front and center in its marketing of JUSTICE LEAGUE.  What would have been considered a coup in any other year but this by getting the director of the AVENGERS movies to direct their rivals signature team, Whedon is now an anchor.  DC/Warners doesn't want him within a thousand feet of their film for fear accusations will resurface about their director's own predilection toward unwanted sexual advances of women.  
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That old chesnut `Seeking help` how hard is it to keep
your hands to yourself and your dick in your trousers?
Us mere mortals seem to manage it quite easily! Power
does indeed seem to corrupt! Been reading about Spacey
in the papers,it appears it`s been an open secret for
years during his time at The Old Vic that he had a
predilection for young men under 30,then there was that
`Mugging` in the park at 4.30am a few years ago.Although
one paper had it that one of his accusers is a `Star
Wars` actor...doh!
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Im not so sure mere mortals always manage it easily Bill. Rape, spiked drinks, stalkers etc occur quite frequently without power. What power seems to do, is raise it to the next level of stupendous numbers of victims per monster.
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Most of us do James!
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