Thousands have already reported on their experiences of sexual violence under the #metoo hashtag. The scandal surrounding Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein made the beginning. Many more followed:
Harvey Weinstein: The scandal, unveiled by the New York Times, began in Hollywood and became a worldwide debate on sexual violence. Weinstein has long since become an umbrella term for strong men who exploit their position. The producer is accused of sexually harassing and even raped several women. Weinstein must answer in court.
Kevin Spacey: Spacey is accused of sexually harassing two actors in the 1980s. The 58-year-old went shortly afterwards as a gay and wanted to seek therapeutic help. Today, Spacey in Massachusetts is trying.
Roman Polish: The end of September was the fourth time the allegations against the star director were high. But since the alleged offense arose in 1972 and is therefore barred, the police are not investigating. In 2018, Polanski was expelled from the Academy.
Dustin Hoffman: An American writer wrote in "The Hollywood Reporter" that Dustin Hoffman had asked her in 1985 as a 17-year-old trainee on the seat of a massage, grabbed her by the poet and pressed them with offensive comments. In a statement excused the Oscar winner.
SBitches Seagal: Two women accuse the star abuse. He denies the allegations. At the end of 2018, the researchers decided not to go against Seagal because there was too little evidence.
Jeffrey Tambor: Two women have accused the American actress of sexual abuse. He rejects the allegations.
Louis CK: Five women accuse the American comedian Louis C.K. sexual harassment. He had stripped and masturbated in front of them. The comedian admitted that the stories are true. He apologized for that.
Al Franks: Several women had accused the US Democratic Senator of sexual assault. Franks was photographed while sleeping on a woman while she was sleeping. Franken apologized and withdrew from his political office.
Roy Moore: Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore has been accused of recruiting decades ago. Moore rejected the allegations and, despite public pressure, denies giving up her candidacy.
Ed Westwick: Two women claim that the actress abused her. He denies the allegations. Police took up investigations; However, she dropped the charges again because there was no useful testimony.
Sylvester Stallone: The 71-year-old Hollywood star has dismissed allegations of sexual assault on a 16-year-old. The incident is said to have happened in 1986 in Las Vegas. The prosecution filed a charge against Stallone for insufficient evidence.
Dieter Wedel: Several actresses had charged sexual assault by German director (The Shadow Man). Munich Public Prosecutor's Office investigates suspicions of a non-statutory offense. Wedel rejects the allegations.