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Cuba Gooding Jr. Now Has 22 Accusers
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Now Has 22 Accusers

Cuba Gooding Jr. Now Has 22 Accusers

Prosecutors reveal 7 new accusers in new court filing

(Newser) - A new court filing reveals seven more allegations against Cuba Gooding Jr., bringing the total number of women accusing the actor of groping to 22. The New York Times got a copy of the new filing and describes some of the alleged encounters, which date back to 2003:
  • A woman
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A #MeToo Moment on Survivor
A #MeToo
Moment on 
Survivor

A #MeToo Moment on Survivor

Contestant Dan Spilo accused of being too handsy

(Newser) - Reality TV got quite real Wednesday night during a double episode of Survivor, with an unexpected dose of #MeToo. People reports on the "major scandal" to touch the CBS show involving contestant Dan Spilo, a 48-year-old Hollywood talent manager, and some of his fellow tribe members. Multiple contestants accused...

Book on Trump: We Logged 26 'Unwanted' Sexual Encounters

'All the President's Women' is out later this month, with new allegations

(Newser) - It's a big day for upcoming books with explosive sexual allegations. Esquire is out with an excerpt from All the President's Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator, a book by journalists Barry Levine and Monique El-Faizy that pulls from more than 100 interviews to chart...

Jill Biden: I've Had Men 'In My Space'

Suggests hubby 'maybe shouldn't approach' certain voters

(Newser) - There might be cases on the campaign trail in which Joe Biden "maybe shouldn't approach" voters. That's according to his wife of more than four decades, Jill Biden. "One of the things I've always admired about him is the way he does connect with people,...

Touching Robot Privates Gives Us the Heebie-Jeebies

Humans turn out to be very good at thinking robots are more than mere circuitry

(Newser) - "Please touch my buttocks." Most people feel uncomfortable obeying this command, and scientists have just discovered that this discomfort extends to, well, boxes of circuitry. Researchers at Stanford University are presenting their findings from a study on touching robots at the Annual Conference of the International Communication Association...

Here's Where Men, Women Are OK Being Touched
Here's Where Men, Women
Are OK Being Touched
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Here's Where Men, Women Are OK Being Touched

Our personal bubbles have some surprising quirks

(Newser) - Where are men and women OK with being touched? Perhaps not surprisingly, it has everything to do with who is doing the touching, report researchers at Oxford University this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . A handy body map—1,368 men and women were asked...

Expelling Kid, 6, for Touching Teacher Was Wrong: Judge

Boy expelled from kindergarten class for touching teacher's thigh

(Newser) - A kindergartner should not have been expelled for touching his teacher's thigh, a Philadelphia judge has ruled. The judge believes the 6-year-old student was simply sympathizing with his teacher after she said her legs hurt: "I wanted to make them feel better," the boy said, as reported...

Rodman Fined $225K for Inappropriate Touching

2006 butt slap incident did not stay in Vegas

(Newser) - Dennis Rodman must fork over a six-figure fine to a Las Vegas waitress he touched inappropriately in a 2006 incident, TMZ reports. The 28-year-old “beverage manager” said the former basketball star was incredibly intoxicated when he slapped her rear and tried to force her to dance with him. The...

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