Nancy Grace Says if Allegations are True Harvey Weinstein Needs to Do Hard Prison Time

Nancy Grace wants the courts to show Harvey Weinstein no mercy … but she has grave reservations that will ever happen. Nancy arrived at LAX late Saturday when our photog asked about Weinstein.  Listen carefully … she says on the one hand…


Eliza Dushku: I Was Molested While Filming True Lies When I Was 12 Years Old

Yet another celebrity has come forward with a story of sexual abuse she suffered while working in the entertainment industry.

How tragic is it that we’re no longer shocked by stories like these?

For the past several months now, people have been speaking out against their abusers — there have been so many horrific stories revealed that we’ve lost count.

Which, honestly, is a tragedy all on its own.

But this weekend, we’re hearing a new story, one that is particularly hard to hear.

Because in this story, the victim was only 12 years old at the time of the abuse.

Eliza Dushku, an actress best known for her roles in TV shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dollhouse, shared a lengthy post to her Facebook account on Saturday morning.

“When I was 12 years old,” she wrote, “while filming True Lies, I was sexually molested by Joel Kramer, one of Hollywood’s leading stunt coordinators.”

She said that since then, she’s told her parents, one of her brothers, and two friends, but she hasn’t felt comfortable to share her story publicly.

Until now, that is.

“I remember, so clearly 25 years later, how Joel Kramer made me feel special,” Eliza wrote, “how he methodically built my and my parents’ trust, for months grooming me; exactly how he lured me to his Miami hotel room with a promise to my parent that he would take me for a swim at the stunt crew’s hotel pool and for my first sushi meal thereafter.”

“I remember vividly how he methodically drew the shades and turned down the lights; how he cranked up the air-conditioning to what felt like freezing levels, where exactly he placed me on one of the two hotel room beds, what movie he put on the television (Coneheads); how he disappeared in the bathroom and emerged, naked, bearing nothing but a small hand towel held flimsy at his mid-section.”

She recounted “how he laid me down on the bed, wrapped me with his gigantic writhing body, and rubbed all over me.”

“He spoke these words: ‘You’re not going to sleep on me now sweetie, stop pretending you’re sleeping,’ as he rubbed harder and faster against my catatonic body.”

She added that “When he was ‘finished,’ he suggested ‘I think we should be careful…,’ [about telling anyone] he meant. I was 12, he was 36.”

After that, she said that he took her home in a taxi — he sat in the backseat and put her on his lap.

When they went back to work on the film, she said that he became cold towards her, and that soon after the horrible incident she described, she confided in an adult what had happened.

The friend confronted Kramer, and Eliza wrote that “later that very same day, by no small coincidence, I was injured from a stunt-gone-wrong on the Harrier jet. With broken ribs, I spent the evening in the hospital.”

“To be clear, over the course of those months rehearsing and filming True Lies, it was Joel Kramer who was responsible for my safety on a film that at the time broke new ground for action films.”

She explained how throughout the filming of the movie, her life was “literally in his hands,” as he hung her from a harness 25 stories high.

As for why she’s speaking out now?

She’d been under the impression that Kramer was no longer working in the industry, but she said that she recently found out that was false, and she came across a photo of him hugging a young girl.

“Hollywood has been very good to me in many ways,” she acknowledged. “Nevertheless, Hollywood also failed to protect me, a child actress.”

“I like to think of myself as a tough Boston chick, in many ways I suppose not unlike Faith, Missy, or Echo. Through the years, brave fans have regularly shared with me how some of my characters have given them the conviction to stand up to their abusers.”

“Now it is you who give me strength and conviction,” she said. “I hope that speaking out will help other victims and protect against future abuse.”

It really is just a horrific story — and, not surprisingly, Kramer has already denied it all.

In a statement to Variety, he called Eliza’s story “outright hyperbole and lies,” and he insisted that it was “absolutely not true.”

But the woman who acted as Eliza’s legal guardian on the set of True Lies, Sue Booth-Forbes, confirmed Eliza’s version of events, saying that she even reported Kramer’s behavior “to a person in authority” back then.

“I was met with blank stares and had the sense that I wasn’t telling that person anything they didn’t already know,” she recounted.

We’re proud of Eliza for sharing her story, and here’s hoping that she feels at least a little bit better for doing so.


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Louis C.K. Admits: “These Stories are True”

After years of rumors followed the comedian, five women have come forward and accused Louis C.K. of sexual harassment.

Now that these rumors have become outspoken allegations, and now that he’s getting slammed by comedians and fans alike, Louis C.K. is making a statement.

And he’s … admitting to it. To all of it.

Louis C.K.’s statement gets right to the point:

“I want to address the stories told to The New York Times by five women named Abby, Rebecca, Dana, Julia who felt able to name themselves and one who did not.”

Here it comes:

“These stories are true.”

We’ve all wondered what’s must have been going through his mind as he pulled out his penis in front of various women.

(We no longer have to write “allegedly” for him!)

Louis C.K. provides a little insight:

“At the time, I said to myself that what I did was O.K. because I never showed a woman my dick without asking first, which is also true.”

That … sounds like some bizarre mental gymnastics were going on in his mind to excuse his behavior.

The sort of excuse that only he himself could buy.

“But what I learned later in life, too late, is that when you have power over another person, asking them to look at your dick isn’t a question. It’s a predicament for them.”

Power can mean professional authority. It can mean celebrity status. It can even mean physical strength and size.

Remember, folks: the cashier or barista smiles at you because it’s literally part of her job, not because she wants to see your genitals.

“The power I had over these women is that they admired me. And I wielded that power irresponsibly. I have been remorseful of my actions. And I’ve tried to learn from them. And run from them. Now I’m aware of the extent of the impact of my actions.”

Louis C.K.’s statement continues:

“I learned yesterday the extent to which I left these women who admired me feeling badly about themselves and cautious around other men who would never have put them in that position.”

One of those women said that the experience discouraged her from pursuing her career in comedy.

“I also took advantage of the fact that I was widely admired in my and their community, which disabled them from sharing their story and brought hardship to them when they tried because people who look up to me didn’t want to hear it.”

That “widely admired” bit sounds a little like self-praise, which is not tonally appropriate … but maybe he’s just trying to make sure that people understand that he knows that it was wrong and why?

“I didn’t think that I was doing any of that because my position allowed me not to think about it.”

A lot of men never think about the damage that they do.

“There is nothing about this that I forgive myself for. And I have to reconcile it with who I am. Which is nothing compared to the task I left them with.”

That’s proper.

“I wish I had reacted to their admiration of me by being a good example to them as a man and given them some guidance as a comedian, including because I admired their work.”

“The hardest regret to live with is what you’ve done to hurt someone else.”

Well, maybe his hardest regret.

“And I can hardly wrap my head around the scope of hurt I brought on them.”

Louis C.K.’s actions are now impacting more than just himself and these women. Remember, HBO gave him the axe.

“I’d be remiss to exclude the hurt that I’ve brought on people who I work with and have worked with who’s professional and personal lives have been impacted by all of this, including projects currently in production: the cast and crew of Better Things, Baskets, The Cops, One Mississippi, and I Love You, Daddy.”

That’s a lot of people screwed over, professionally, because Louis C.K. couldn’t keep it in his pants (literally).

“I deeply regret that this has brought negative attention to my manager Dave Becky who only tried to mediate a situation that I caused.”

If you don’t want to negatively impact the people who consider it their job to clean up your messes, maybe don’t make messes.

(Some have pointed out that Louis C.K.’s wealth is in the 8 digits, and that he mgiht want to cut some checks to the people whom he’s left hanging)

“I’ve brought anguish and hardship to the people at FX who have given me so much The Orchard who took a chance on my movie. and every other entity that has bet on me through the years.”

We cannot imagine how his family is feeling right now.

“I’ve brought pain to my family, my friends, my children and their mother.”

Louis C.K. finishes off his statement with this:

“I have spent my long and lucky career talking and saying anything I want. I will now step back and take a long time to listen. Thank you for reading.”

It’s good that he’s admitting this, and a refreshing change from endless denials in Hollywood, but we’d like to point out a couple of things:

One: if there was a actual, explicit apology in this, we don’t think that we saw it. Maybe it’s implied, but that’s actually not how apologies work. You have to say them.

Two: some have pointed out that Louis C.K. could have spoken out years ago when Gawker (before the site was destroyed by a vengeful, Trump-supporting billionaire) first talked about these rumors. Or in the summer of 2016, when Roseanne Barr spoke about it.

It almost seems, to some, that Louis C.K. was less concerned about how his actions impacted these women … and was only moved to speak up because it’s now hurting his career.

That’s a cynical view, but … you can see why people feel that way.

Especially people who have their own #MeToo stories and will never trust the people responsible for them.


Caitlyn Jenner Celebrates a “Fantasy” Come True

Caitlyn Jenner has achieved a personal milestone.

She’s accomplished something the reality star never thought she would accomplish.

She’s walked down the beach in a bathing suit.

Not just any bathing suit, of course.

Or not a men’s bathing suit, we should emphasize for accuracy.

Instead, the transgender icon has shared a picture on Instagram of herself walking down the beach in Cabo San Lucas, wearing only woman’s swimwear.

“40 years ago my therapist asked me what my fantasy is,” Jenner wrote as the caption, adding as a tease and an answer:

“I told her walking on the beach being my authentic self and…”

And here she is:

It’s been quite a journey for Jenner to reach this point in her life, of course.

She struggled for decades as a man, remaining deep in the closet and hiding her true self from the public.

But that finally changed in April of 2015 when Jenner sat down with Diane Sawyer and opened up about how she felt like she was meant to be a female.

This explains the Instagram video Caitlyn posted in which she’s rocking the aforementioned plunging one-piece swimsuit and a wide-brimmed hat. 

As she gets closer to the camera, she takes off her hat and proudly declares “Free!” as she twirls around while the waves crash ashore.

It’s pretty great.

In January of this year, Jenner underwent gender reassignment surgery.

“The surgery was a success, and I feel not only wonderful but liberated,” Caitlyn writes in the memoir, referred to the decision to undergo the surgery as “complex.”

She adds in the book, which basically ruined her relationship with many members of her family, that she had grown tired of answering questions about when she would have this procedure done.

“I am telling you because I believe in candor,” she says.

“So all of you can stop staring. You want to know, so now you know. Which is why this is the first time, and the last time, I will ever speak of it.”

In a subsequent interview with Larry King, however, Jenner made it clear that not all transgender individuals undergo this surgery.

And that’s okay.

“What’s between your legs doesn’t define who you are,” she said.