Clarke Peters, who plays an African-American police chief in the small Missouri town beset by racial tensions in “Thee Billboards”, said Hollywood “should go into a room and reassess their humanity”.

Abuse in the film industry was not limited to one individual, Peters said, adding: “We all get accosted in one way or the other.” ”They have this wonderful machine to communicate to all of these people, why use it in such a despicable way?

In fact, getting led on was not a one-time deal when it came to my interactions with the opposite sex back in the day. Have you ever felt that kind of discouragement about interacting with the opposite sex? But looking back, I had no right to blame anyone in those kinds of dysfunctional and desperate interactions—but myself.

It went something like this: Step 1: He starts interacting with me. Was that a romantic wink, or was there something in his eye? The term alludes to a picture of someone being a leader, while the other is the follower.

Weinstein, 65, has denied having non-consensual sex with anyone.

At one point in my life, a predictable relationship pattern started to emerge between me and men. You see, when it comes to being “led on” by someone of the opposite sex here’s what it comes down to: you can only get led on if you continue following.

“I mostly wanted to write a really strong female lead for a film so I came up with this idea of a very angry mother who goes to war with her local police department,” Mc Donagh told Reuters on the red carpet in London’s Leicester Square.

“Once I thought that Frances would be the perfect person for it, it wrote itself almost.” Mc Dormand shot to global fame in “Fargo”, another small-town black comedy, as a North Dakota police chief, a role that won her the Best Actress Oscar in 1997.

We agreed to keep that in mind with this new project. That’s where the whole "girls speak first" aspect comes in. I’ll go out with groups of my friends and someone will see a cute guy across the room, or in the bar, or in the restaurant.

She’ll be like, "Oh, he’s so cute, I wish I could talk to him! The response on the other end has proven really interesting!

The truth is, in each situation there were numerous things I could have done to take control of my relationships like: confront him about this seemingly romantic relationship, clarify where the relationship is going, stop giving until I started getting something back, or set some boundaries instead of just letting whatever happened happen. We are not called to simply “follow” a man for the mere fact that he’s a man.

As the one of the cofounders of Tinder, 25-year-old Whitney Wolfe helped build the wildly popular dating app from the ground up.

Designed to solve female-specific dating app frustrations like "dead-end matches"—connections that rarely lead to conversations, let alone dates—Bumble requires women to make the first move.