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    Brett Ratner, NPR Exec Join Ranks of Accused Harassers

    We’ve seen this movie. Director and producer Brett Ratner, known for his work on the Rush Hour and X-Men franchises, has been accused by six women — including actresses Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge — of sexual misconduct. “He physically forced himself on me,” Henstridge said, describing an assault when she was 19. Ratner denied all allegations. Meanwhile, Michael Oreskes, National Public Radio’s chief editor, has resigned over two decades of harassment allegations, fueling the big question facing Hollywood and the media since Harvey Weinstein’s fall: “Who’s next?”

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