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Kristin Chenoweth Dumps Primary Wave Entertainment After Ex-ceo David Guillod Accused of Sexual Assault (Exclusive)

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Actress Kristin Chenoweth has left Primary Wave Entertainment following sexual assault accusations made against the management company’s former co-ceo, David Guillod, a person close to her told TheWrap. Chenoweth is the second actress to leave Primary Wave, after Gina Rodriguez announced her departure last Thursday. Chenoweth, like Rodriguez, left last week. Guillod resigned from Primary Wave Entertainment Nov. 4, two days after “Ted” actress Jessica Barth told TheWrap that he drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2012. Since then, TheWrap has reported three other rape accusations against Guillod. Also Read: 3 More Women Accuse 'Atomic Blonde' Producer David Guillod of Rape: 'I.
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3 More Women Accuse ‘Atomic Blonde’ Producer David Guillod of Rape

  • The Wrap
3 More Women Accuse ‘Atomic Blonde’ Producer David Guillod of Rape
Three more women have come forward to say Hollywood manager and “Atomic Blonde” producer David Guillod raped them, including an assistant at his former management company who said he took her from her bed at a 2014 company retreat and raped her. The other two women said he drugged and raped them at his home in 2015 — and that they woke up covered in blood. Guillod denies all of the accusations. The new accusers, who do not wish to be identified, join “Ted” actress Jessica Barth, whose public accusation that Guillod drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2012 sparked his...
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Gina Rodriguez Leaves Apa and Primary Wave Following Sexual Misconduct Accusations

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Gina Rodriguez Leaves Apa and Primary Wave Following Sexual Misconduct Accusations
Jane the Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez has left both her agency and management company following the recent sexual misconduct scandals, TheWrap has confirmed. An insider with knowledge of the situation tells TheWrap that Rodriguez has been taking meetings with other agencies. Rodriguez’s former manager David Guillod resigned from his company, Primary Wave Entertainment, two days after “Ted” actress Jessica Barth told TheWrap that he drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2012. Read More See Gina Rodriguez's latest Power Move. PowerRank: 4509 As first reported by TheWrap, Barth approached the Ladp last...
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Gina Rodriguez Drops Apa and Primary Wave After Sexual Assault Controversies (Exclusive)

Gina Rodriguez has dropped both her agency and management company, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. A source tells THR that she is now taking meetings with other agencies.

Both Apa and Primary Wave Entertainment have been embroiled in Hollywood’s ongoing revelations of sexual misconduct in the industry. Rodriguez’s manager, Primary Wave co-ceo David Guillod, resigned on Saturday after actress Jessica Barth, a former client, accused him last week of drugging and then sexually assaulting her in 2012.

Meanwhile, Apa fired agent Tyler Grasham on Oct. 20 after multiple men came forward with allegations of sexual harassment and assault, including underage...
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How Actress Jessica Barth Forced Out the Ex-Manager She Accuses of Assault (Exclusive)

  • The Wrap
How Actress Jessica Barth Forced Out the Ex-Manager She Accuses of Assault (Exclusive)
Long-time Hollywood manager and producer David Guillod’s abrupt ouster as co-ceo of Primary Wave Entertainment started with a blog post that “Ted” actress Jessica Barth wrote for TheWrap eight days ago in which she invited sexual assault survivors to send her the names of their assailants. When two people emailed her the same name, Barth offered to introduce them, so they could come forward together. One of the first emails she received contained a name she new very well: David Guillod. In 2012, she had gone to the Lapd to report that Guillod, who was then her manager, had drugged and.
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David Guillod Resigns as Co-ceo of Primary Wave Following Sexual Assault Accusations

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David Guillod Resigns as Co-ceo of Primary Wave Following Sexual Assault Accusations
Hollywood manager and “Atomic Blonde” producer David Guillod has resigned from his company, Primary Wave Entertainment, two days after “Ted” actress Jessica Barth told TheWrap he drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2012. “Primary Wave Entertainment and David Guillod have agreed to part ways effective immediately, David Guillod has resigned from the company,” the executive team at Primary Wave said in a statement Saturday. A person close to the situation said the executive team wanted Guillod to step down, and that he agreed it would be best for the company. Also Read: Actress Jessica Barth: 'Atomic Blonde' Producer
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Co-ceo David Guillod Resigns From Primary Wave After Sexual Assault Accusation – Update

Co-ceo David Guillod Resigns From Primary Wave After Sexual Assault Accusation – Update
Updated, 2:18 Pm: Primary Wave Entertainment said today that its co-ceo David Guillod has resigned in the wake of sexual assault allegeations made against him by actress Jessica Barth. In a statement attributed to its executive team, the talent management, production and branding company said: “Primary Wave Entertainment and David Guillod have agreed to part ways effective immediately, David Guillod has resigned from the company." Previously, November 3: David Guillod
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New York City Police Gathering Evidence to Arrest Harvey Weinstein on Rape Charge — Report

New York City Police Gathering Evidence to Arrest Harvey Weinstein on Rape Charge — Report
The Associated Press is reporting that New York City police believe they have a “credible rape allegation” against disgraced former producer Harvey Weinstein and are currently in the process of “gathering evidence for a possible arrest.” Reporter Anthony McCartney tweeted as such this afternoon, which you can see below:

New York (AP) — NYC police say they have a credible rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein, are gathering evidence for possible arrest.

— Anthony McCartney (@mccartneyAP) November 3, 2017

Additionally, the New York Times reports that the news was announced at an afternoon news conference at Police Headquarters in Lower Manhattan, during which “officials in the Police Department said they were gathering evidence with an eye toward preparing a warrant to arrest Mr. Weinstein, whose representatives have said is undergoing therapy outside of New York. If Mr. Weinstein were in the city, the Police Department’s chief of detectives, Robert K. Boyce, said that his
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Seth MacFarlane and ‘Family Guy’ Have Been Attacking Hollywood’s Alleged Sexual Predators For Years — Watch

Seth MacFarlane and ‘Family Guy’ Have Been Attacking Hollywood’s Alleged Sexual Predators For Years — Watch
Depending which way you look at it, Seth MacFarlane has either been bravely calling attention to Hollywood’s alleged sexual abuse — or making light of it — since as early as 2005.

An early “Family Guy” episode rips on Kevin Spacey, who was recently accused of sexual misconduct with a minor by actor Anthony Rapp, of attempted rape of a minor by an anonymous artist, and of sexual harassment on the set of “House of Cards.” In 2012, “Family Guy” again poked at sexual assault rumors, this time at the expense of producer Brett Ratner, who was recently accused of sexual misconduct or assault by at least six women. MacFarlane himself made a joke about Harvey Weinstein, the initial scandal that broke the wall of silence about Hollywood’s rampant sexual abuse problem.

Read More:Kevin Spacey: You Cannot Hide Your Shame Behind Our Pride — Analysis

The Spacey joke first aired in
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Seth MacFarlane and ‘Family Guy’ Have Been Attacking Hollywood’s Alleged Sexual Predators For Years — Watch

Seth MacFarlane and ‘Family Guy’ Have Been Attacking Hollywood’s Alleged Sexual Predators For Years — Watch
Depending which way you look at it, Seth MacFarlane has either been bravely calling attention to Hollywood’s alleged sexual abuse — or making light of it — since as early as 2005.

An early “Family Guy” episode rips on Kevin Spacey, who was recently accused of sexual misconduct with a minor by actor Anthony Rapp, of attempted rape of a minor by an anonymous artist, and of sexual harassment on the set of “House of Cards.” In 2012, “Family Guy” again poked at sexual assault rumors, this time at the expense of producer Brett Ratner, who was recently accused of sexual misconduct or assault by at least six women. MacFarlane himself made a joke about Harvey Weinstein, the initial scandal that broke the wall of silence about Hollywood’s rampant sexual abuse problem.

Read More:Kevin Spacey: You Cannot Hide Your Shame Behind Our Pride — Analysis

The Spacey joke first aired in
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Primary Wave Co-ceo David Guillod Takes Leave of Absence Following Sexual Assault Claims

A day after he was accused of sexual assault, Primary Wave co-ceo David Guillod has taken a leave of absence from the company, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Ted actress Jessica Barth said yesterday that Guillod drugged her at a dinner in 2012 and then sexually assaulted her. She reported the incident to the Lapd at the time but said that Guillod threatened to sue her if she pursued the case. A spokesperson for Guillod tells THR that neither the Lapd investigation nor witness reports turned up anything actionable, and no legal papers were filed.

On Friday, the executive team at...
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Primary Wave Co-ceo David Guillod Takes Leave of Absence Following Sexual Assault Claims

Primary Wave Co-ceo David Guillod Takes Leave of Absence Following Sexual Assault Claims
A day after he was accused of sexual assault, Primary Wave co-ceo David Guillod has taken a leave of absence from the company, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Ted actress Jessica Barth said yesterday that Guillod drugged her at a dinner in 2012 and then sexually assaulted her. She reported the incident to the Lapd at the time but said that Guillod threatened to sue her if she pursued the case. A spokesperson for Guillod tells THR that neither the Lapd investigation nor witness reports turned up anything actionable, and no legal papers were filed.

On Friday, the executive team at...
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Manager David Guillod Takes Leave After Actress Jessica Barth Accuses Him of Drugging and Sexually Assaulting Her (Exclusive)

  • The Wrap
Manager David Guillod Takes Leave After Actress Jessica Barth Accuses Him of Drugging and Sexually Assaulting Her (Exclusive)
David Guillod, the co-ceo of talent and literary agency Primary Wave Entertainment, announced he would take an immediate leave from the company Friday while it investigates “Ted” actress Jessica Barth’s accusation that he drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2012. Her account was first reported by TheWrap on Thursday. “Following recently reported accusations, David Guillod is taking a leave of absence from Primary Wave Entertainment, effective immediately, in order for this matter to be thoroughly investigated. We take any accusations of sexual misconduct very seriously. Our company’s greatest strength is our culture of respect, and we have a zero tolerance.
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Actress Jessica Barth Accuses ‘Atomic Blonde’ Producer David Guillod of Drugging and Assaulting Her

Actress Jessica Barth Accuses ‘Atomic Blonde’ Producer David Guillod of Drugging and Assaulting Her
Actress and comedian Jessica Barth has accused producer David Guillod of sexual assault. The actress, best known for playing Tami-Lynn in Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted” franchise, told The Wrap that her then-manager Guillod drugged her and assaulted her during a 2012 dinner meeting. The alleged encounter occurred after the pair had already gone to dinner once. Barth said that their first meeting ended with Guillod putting his arms around her and asking her to come back to his house, which she turned down. The actress says Guillod kept pursuing another dinner meeting with her, and she agreed to a second one because another woman, “Survivor’s Remorse” actress Felisha Terrell, would be in attendance.

Read More:Paz de la Huerta Says Harvey Weinstein Raped Her Twice: ‘I Was so Terrified of Him’

Barth says she met Guillod and Terrell at the La Loggia restaurant in Studio City. She claims “the wine
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Paz de la Huerta Says Harvey Weinstein Raped Her Twice: ‘I Was so Terrified of Him’

Paz de la Huerta Says Harvey Weinstein Raped Her Twice: ‘I Was so Terrified of Him’
Paz de la Huerta, the actress best known for roles in “The Cider House Rules,” “Choke,” and HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” has accused Harvey Weinstein of rape in an interview with Vanity Fair. The actress says she was assaulted by Weinstein on two separate occasions. The first allegedly occurred in November 2010 after Weinstein offered to drive her home to her Tribeca apartment. De la Huerta says he demanded to come inside for a drink.

“Things got very uncomfortable very fast,” she said. Weinstein reportedly tried to kiss her, but the actress refused. He reacted by allegedly pushing her onto the bed, taking down his pants down, and lifting her skirt. “I felt afraid…It wasn’t consensual…It happened very quickly…He stuck himself inside me…When he was done he said he’d be calling me. I kind of just laid on the bed in shock.”

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Ted Actress Jessica Barth Claims Producer David Guillod Drugged and Sexually Assaulted Her

Ted Actress Jessica Barth Claims Producer David Guillod Drugged and Sexually Assaulted Her
Ted actress Jessica Barth claims Atomic Blonde producer David Guillod drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2012 when he was working as her manager.

Barth detailed her accusations in a blog post last week but did not name Guillod as her abuser until Thursday, when she told The Wrap she had gone to the Lapd with the accusations – for the second time.

The actress told The Wrap she tried to press charges in 2012, but ultimately dropped the case when Guillod threatened to sue her. She said she only came forward now because another woman recently reached out to her describing a similar alleged incident with Guillod.
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Actress Jessica Barth: ‘Atomic Blonde’ Producer David Guillod Drugged and Assaulted Me (Exclusive)

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Actress Jessica Barth: ‘Atomic Blonde’ Producer David Guillod Drugged and Assaulted Me (Exclusive)
(Update: David Guillod has taken a leave of absence from his company while it investigates Jessica Barth’s accusations.) “Ted” actress Jessica Barth went to the Lapd Thursday to revive accusations she first made in 2012 that her then-manager, David Guillod, drugged her at a dinner and sexually assaulted her. Barth said Guillod, an executive producer on “Atomic Blonde,” threatened her with a lawsuit to keep her from pursuing the case in 2012, but that she wants to press charges now because another woman emailed her to say Guillod drugged and assaulted her, too. “This allegation was initially made five years ago and was.
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Corey Feldman Names His Abuser: Actor Jon Grissom Accused of Sexual Molestation

Corey Feldman Names His Abuser: Actor Jon Grissom Accused of Sexual Molestation
Corey Feldman has publicly accused actor Jon Grissom of sexually molesting him in the late 1980s. Feldman said the name of his alleged abuser for the first time during an interview on “The Dr. Oz Show,” where he also called Santa Barbara law enforcement officials to report the allegations. Grissom appeared opposite Feldman and fellow child actor Corey Haim in two movies: 1988’s “License to Drive” and 1989’s “Dream a Little Dream.”

During the taped interview on “The Dr. Oz Show,” it was revealed that Grissom has a previous arrest record, including a 2001 arrest for child molestation charges. He was found guilty of the crime in 2003 and is also in violation of “Megan’s Law,” which requires sex offenders to register by law.

Read More:Corey Feldman Announces New Project to Expose Hollywood Pedophiles: ‘We Can Root Out the Evil’

Feldman has said for years that he was the victim of Hollywood’s pedophilia ring,
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Jeremy Piven Accused of ‘Predatory Behavior’ by Actress Cassidy Freeman: ‘I Know What You Did to Me’

Jeremy Piven Accused of ‘Predatory Behavior’ by Actress Cassidy Freeman: ‘I Know What You Did to Me’
Jeremy Piven is being accused of “predatory behavior” by “Longmire” and “Smallville” star Cassidy Freeman. The actress issued a statement on her Instagram page following reality star Ariane Bellamar’s accusation that Piven assaulted her in his trailer on the set of “Entourage.” Piven denied Bellamar’s story, saying “it did not happen,” to which Freeman blasted the actor by writing, “Whether or not her accusations are true, the truth is I know you. I know what you did and attempted to do to me when I was far too young.”

Read More:cbs ‘Looking Into’ Claims That Jeremy Piven Groped Reality Star Ariane Bellamar on ‘Entourage’ Set

Freeman does not describe the alleged encounter with Piven, but she does mention that Piven is also aware of what he did to her, whether he admits it or not. “You know it too. Unless there were so many of us, that you can’t remember,
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‘Bold And The Beautiful’ Caroline Spencer Actress Linsey Godrfrey Made A Horrifying Confession

According to a new report from Soapcentral.com, actress Linsey Godfrey (above) who just wrapped up her latest stint as character Caroline Spenser on CBS' hit soap opera "The Bold And The Beautiful" has decided to make a very shocking and horrifying confession about her past in light of the recent Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal. Linsey hopped on her official Instagram account to reveal how deeply disturbed she was to hear about the scandal. It turns out that she wasn't just disturbed because it's a horrible thing to hear about. It actually hit very close to home with her because it happened to her at a very young age! She admitted that she was molested by her step father from the ages of 7 years old to 14 years old! This tragic experience of course affected her in other relationships. She explained that she blamed herself when some other guy tried
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