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    Report: 379 Accused of Misconduct Since Harvey Weinstein

    A New York crisis consulting firm tallied reports of celebrities being accused of sexual misconduct starting with Bill Cosby’s December 2015 charges. Over the next 22 months, just 38 were accused until the #MeToo floodgates opened when the Weinstein story broke in October 2017. Since then, 379 high-profile people have been accused, an 11-fold increase, though 69 of them faced no repercussions. Meanwhile, actor Terry Crews testified before Congress on the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights, saying he was threatened professionally for speaking out about a Hollywood agent’s assault.

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