Gloria Allred
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2015 Videos and Statements

12.30.15 – Today Bill Cosby was charged in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania with Aggravated Indecent Assault – a felony.

12.30.15 – Today Bill Cosby was charged in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania with Aggravated Indecent Assault – a felony.

11.21.15 – Gloria Allred was the featured keynote speaker at the ICRF’s Annual Women of Action Brunch on November 22 in Montreal Canada.

11.21.15 – Gloria Allred was the featured keynote speaker at the ICRF’s Annual Women of Action Brunch on November 22 in Montreal Canada. For the past ten years, the Israel Cancer Research Fund in association with the Pink Lady Fund of the Jewish General Hospital has hosted an annual Women of Action Brunch in support of Breast Cancer Research, Care, & Equipment at the Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue. Founded in 1975, ICRF is a nonprofit organization consisting of physicians, scientists and volunteers who are dedicated to supporting innovative cancer research in Israel and internationally. Since its inception, ICRF has raised more than $40 million and has funded over 1800 cancer research projects.

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11.18.15 – Attorney Gloria Allred held a news conference today in Atlanta to announce the filing of a lawsuit after she (and other Bill Cosby protesters) were denied entry by the police to Bill Cosby’s show last May.

11.18.15 – Gloria is represented by Cary Wiggins who is a very prominent First Amendment lawyer in Georgia and agreed to take her case. Last May 2015 Gloria was scheduled to speak at a protest and attend a Bill Cosby show at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Cobb County Atlanta. She was interested in attending Bill Cosby’s performance in part to gain insight that would help her in the representation of many alleged victims of Bill Cosby whom she represented at that time. She did not intend to disrupt Mr. Cosby’s show. When she approached the theater she was stopped and asked to show her ticket and ID. The official then told her to enter a side entrance where two police officers informed her that she could not enter the theater because her name was on a “security” list. She was instructed to exit the property and if she refused it would be considered “criminal trespass” and she would be subject to arrest. Gloria stated this morning “As a result of these events I have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division against Cobb County, Georgia, Cobb-Murrieta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority alleging that my First Amendment rights and due process rights and the rights of a number of other Bill Cosby protesters were violated when we were denied the right to view and listen to Mr. Cosby’s performance without justification of explanation wholly on account of our viewpoints about Mr. Cosby. I am seeking a court order which permanently enjoins the defendants from carrying out the Center’s viewpoint based censorship admissions policy.” Mr. Wiggins believes that this is a very important case “because it involves government censorship. When the government decides who can attend a public performance in a public venue – based on their point of view – there is a problem. When the government allows the public performer to decide who can watch his or her show in that public venue, the problem is exacerbated; and when the government threatens to arrest anyone who that public performer thinks should be excluded because of their point of view, the problem is intolerable form a constitutional perspective.”

10.23.15 – Gloria Allred held a press conference today in New York with two more women who have accused Bill Cosby of misconduct against them. We are sure that Mr. Cosby would hope that these women would stop coming forward and that this scandal would end so that he could try to repair his public image. We can assure Mr. Cosby, however, that there are still more victims courageous to come forward in the future and that we will not stop until the last victims that wishes to speak her truth has done so.

10.23.15 – Today in New York two more women spoke out about what Mr. Cosby did to them. Dottye is a retired physical therapist, who produces, writes and directs her own drama theater company. At the time of the incident she was a union actress. Donna Barrett is a college graduate, a wife, mother, and grandmother, who is a master’s track athlete, track coach and a certified Master’s track official. More than 40 women have now made allegations about rape, drugging or sexual assault by Mr. Cosby, someone they trusted. The sheer magnitude of the number of victims, the similarity and common themes of what happened to them, coupled with their sincerity, are what we want the public to know. Each and every story must be told because there can never be accountability without truth and there can never be enough truth.

09.30.15 – Today Ms. Allred held a press conference with three women who have never previously made public accusations against actor Bill to describe what they allege happened to them when they had the misfortune to come into contact with or have a relationship with Mr. Cosby. One accuser is a former Mrs. America, another was a cocktail server at a jazz club frequented by Mr. Cosby. The third accuser was introduced to Mr. Cosby after a friend suggested to her that Mr. Cosby could help her be featured in Playboy Magazine since Mr. Cosby appeared to be friends with Hugh Hefner. At the press conference Ms. Allred commented on why more accusers continue to come forward to make accusations against Mr. Cosby. In addition, she replied to the comments made by one of Mr. Cosby’s many lawyers who reportedly suggested that Mr. Cosby should not have been stripped of his honorary degree last week by Fordham University.

09.30.15 – Today Ms. Allred held a press conference with three women who have never previously made public accusations against actor Bill to describe what they allege happened to them when they had the misfortune to come into contact with or have a relationship with Mr. Cosby. One accuser is a former Mrs. America, another was a cocktail server at a jazz club frequented by Mr. Cosby. The third accuser was introduced to Mr. Cosby after a friend suggested to her that Mr. Cosby could help her be featured in Playboy Magazine since Mr. Cosby appeared to be friends with Hugh Hefner. At the press conference Ms. Allred commented on why more accusers continue to come forward to make accusations against Mr. Cosby. In addition, she replied to the comments made by one of Mr. Cosby’s many lawyers who reportedly suggested that Mr. Cosby should not have been stripped of his honorary degree last week by Fordham University.

08.26.15 – To celebrate Women’s Equality Day 2015, Gloria Allred joins the West Hollywood City Council and the West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board as keynote speaker for an empowering and inspirational event commemorating the 95th anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote in the United States.

08.26.15 – To celebrate Women’s Equality Day 2015, Gloria Allred joins the West Hollywood City Council and the West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board as keynote speaker for an empowering and inspirational event commemorating the 95th anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote in the United States.

08.22.15 – Civil Rights Attorney Gloria Allred Attends Wedding in Michigan of Same Sex Couple Who Won the Right to Marry in the U.S. Supreme Court

08.22.15 – Attorney Gloria Allred, who won the right to marry in 2010 for her clients, a same sex couple who wanted to marry in California attended the wedding of April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the Michigan couple who won the right to marry in the U. S. Supreme Court. April and Jayne’s wedding was held at Pi Banquet Hall located at 28847 Franklin Road, Southfield, Michigan at 5:30 PM EST on August 22, 2015. Ms. Allred was accompanied by her California clients who became the first to be permitted to marry in Los Angeles County after Ms. Allred fought for and won in the California Supreme Court the right for them to marry. April and Jayne were the guests of honor in Ms. Allred’s car in the gay and lesbian pride parade in West Hollywood in June 2015 prior to the United State Supreme Court deciding their case.

08.20.15 – Today in New York Ms. Allred held a press conference with two new accusers of Bill Cosby. One was an aspiring actress the other a flight attendant. Joining them in support was a third woman who was a Playboy model who has previously spoken out about what she alleges Mr. Cosby did to her. Ms. Allred also discussed what Mr. Cosby can expect when he gives his testimony under oath on October 9th, 2015.

08.20.15 – Today Gloria Allred held a press conference with two new accusers of Bill Cosby and with one additional accuser who has previously spoken about what she alleges Mr. Cosby did to her, but who wanted to be here today to support the new accusers. Charlotte Fox was a 23-year-old aspiring actress when she came into contact with Bill Cosby. Elizabeth was only 20 years old when she had the bad luck to be serving as a flight attendant on the American Airlines flight on which Mr. Cosby was flying from the east to the west coast. Jane Doe, who is here with us and has spoken out previously, was a model for Playboy magazine when Mr. Cosby contacted her. Although all of them kept the secret from the public of what they alleged happened to them for many years, they have now decided to come forward in an effort to help other women and hold Mr. Cosby accountable for what they allege was his misconduct with them. Although it is too late for them to take any legal action because of the statute of limitations, it is not too late for them to become empowered women who can speak out in the court of public opinion, and that is what they are doing today.

08.12.15 – Today three new women accusing Bill Cosby of victimizing them spoke out at a press conference with their attorney Gloria Allred. Two were actors in feature films or television and one was a flight attendant and fashion model. These women have now found the courage to come forward to tell what they allege is their truth about what Mr. Cosby did to them.

08.12.15 – Recently New York Magazine had a photograph on their cover of more than 30 women who had come forward publicly to accuse Bill Cosby of having victimized them. That cover also featured an empty chair, which in the opinion of many, represented all of the accusers who have not yet come forward. Today, that empty chair is filled by three new women who allege that they were victimized by Mr. Cosby. These women have now found the courage to come forward to tell what they allege is their truth about what Mr. Cosby did to them. Linda Ridgeway Whitedeer was an actor who appeared in a feature film “The Mechanic” which was released in 1972. She also appeared in many commercials for well-known brands. Colleen Hughes was a flight attendant for American Airlines and fashion model. Eden Tirl was an actor who appeared on the Cosby Show.

08.06.15 – Today we are happy to announce the settlement of a defamation lawsuit which we filed against Syracuse University and Jim Boeheim.

08.06.15 – We are very happy to announce that we have settled the defamation lawsuit which we filed on behalf of our clients, Bobby Davis and Mike Lang, against Syracuse University and James Boeheim. It has been a privilege to represent them in their courageous efforts to ensure that victims of childhood sexual abuse may speak out about their abuse without fear of being unfairly attacked.

08.05.15 – Today, we received a copy of the Court’s order in our case of Judy Huth v. William Henry Cosby, Jr. to proceed with depositions.

08.05.15 – The court granted our application requiring Mr. Cosby to submit to his deposition before the deposition of our client, Judy Huth. Mr. Cosby’s deposition will take place on October 9, 2015 and our client’s deposition will take place on October 15, 2015. We are pleased that we will now be able to move ahead without further delay on Ms. Huth’s case and we look forward to taking Mr. Cosby’s testimony under oath.

08.05.15 – The Vice Channels and Broadly feature Gloria Allred in a “Style & Error” episode exploring The Power Suit.

08.05.15 – The Vice Channels and Broadly feature Gloria Allred in a “Style & Error” episode exploring The Power Suit.

07.28.15 – Gloria Allred statement regarding the deposition of Bill Cosby

07.28.15 – Today Ms. Allred went to court in Santa Monica on our case of Judy Huth v. William H. Cosby to request that the order and dates of the depositions be determined. Mr. Cosby has been attempting to delay the taking of his deposition for some time.

07.22.15 – Today we are happy to announce that we have won a major victory in the case of Judy Huth v. William H. Cosby in which she alleges that Mr. Cosby committed acts of sexual misconduct on her at the Playboy Mansion when she was only 15 years old.

07.22.15 – Mr. Cosby, through his attorneys, has been trying to block Ms. Huth from moving forward for some time. His latest effort involved his lawyers filing a petition asking the California Supreme Court to review the laws under which prior rulings in this case were based. Today we are happy to announce that the California Supreme Court has denied Mr Cosby’s petition seeking review of Ms. Huth’s case against him.

07.15.15 – Gloria Allred reacts to President Obama being asked today if he would consider revoking the U.S. Medal of Freedom given to Bill Cosby. Obama responded that “there’s no precedent for revoking a medal. We don’t have that mechanism,” he said. But the President did outline his definition of rape.

07.15.15 – I am very happy that President Obama addressed the question of Bill Cosby and whether or not the President or the White House would revoke the Medal of Freedom honor awarded to Mr. Cosby in 2002. The President has not yet citied any legal reason why it could not be done. If all it takes is a “mechanism” to do that, then I would hope that the executive branch would begin work on such a mechanism. Regarding the President’s comments on drugging and raping women, I thought that his comments were strong, accurate and compassionate.

07.13.15 – Today Gloria Allred held a press conference with two women, who were “Jane Doe” witnesses in the 2005 lawsuit brought against Mr. Cosby, to react to excerpts of Cosby’s deposition in which Cosby testifies about allegations by the two women that he drugged and sexually assaulted them.

07.13.15 – We are making a statement today because last week on July 6, 2015, U.S. District Court Judge Eduardo C. Robreno ordered the release of certain testimony of Bill Cosby from Cosby’s deposition in the Constand lawsuit. Upon reviewing the excerpts that were released, we discovered that Mr. Cosby had testified about two of my clients, Beth Ferrier (Jane Doe #5) and Rebecca Lynn Neal (Jane Doe #11). We are concerned that his partial testimony if believed can cause reputational damage to both of my clients. In his deposition, when questioned about both Beth and Rebecca, Mr. Cosby seemed to be constantly trying to avoid either committing perjury or telling the whole truth. For that reason today we have assisted them in filing a memorandum in federal court in support of Andrea Constand’s motion last week seeking to unseal and release the entire deposition transcript of Mr. Cosby’s deposition in Andrea’s lawsuit. In the memorandum our clients argue that they need the entire deposition to be released so that they can defend themselves with the whole truth – not just select passages of the transcript, which have been released. We look forward to the decision of federal judge Eduardo C. Robreno.

07.06.15 – Today a U.S. District judge seized on Bill Cosby’s public moralizing on issues like family life, education and crime as he unsealed portions of a 2005 deposition taken in a sexual assault lawsuit filed against Cosby. In his testimony Mr. Cosby states that he obtained Quaaludes with the intention of giving them to young women with whom he wanted to have sex.

07.06.15 – Statement of Gloria Allred – “This confirms the allegations of numerous victims who have said that he has used drugs in order to sexually assault them. This admission is one that Mr. Cosby has attempted to hide from the public for many years and we are very gratified that it is now being made public. We are very hopeful that we will be able to use this admission in the case of Judy Huth v. Bill Cosby, which Mr. Cosby is attempting to block by filing a writ with the California Supreme Court. Coincidently, today we filed a brief on behalf of Ms. Huth in the California Supreme Court in opposition to Mr. Cosby’s effort to have Ms. Huth’s case dismissed.”

07.01.15 – Gloria Allred statement on Bill Cosby

07.01.15 – ” ‘Statute of Limitations’ appears to be Mr. Cosby’s three favorite words. But I have faith that there will come a day when one or more of his numerous alleged victims will finally be able to break through the barriers and force Mr. Cosby to be accountable. I look forward to that day and to be able to look Mr. Cosby in the eye and tell him that justice has no time limit.” Gloria Allred

06.30.15 – Statement of Gloria Allred on the Texas Indictment of NFL Player CJ Spillman on a Charge of Sexual Assault

06.30.15 – Once again, the NFL has clearly dropped the ball. Despite this sexual assault allegation in Texas for which Mr. Spillman is now indicted and another allegation of sexual assault made to the police in California by another alleged victim, prior to the Texas sexual assault allegation made to the police, the NFL continued to allow Mr. Spillman to play with the Dallas Cowboys. Ironically, my client, the alleged victim in the Texas case reported the alleged sexual assault to the police on September 20, 2014, one day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a major news conference in which he stated “I got it wrong in the handling of the Ray Rice matter. I am sorry for that. I got it wrong on a number of levels – from the process that I led to the decision that I reached.” He stated “I believe in accountability. I understand the challenge before me and I will be held accountable for meeting it.” The NFL failed to do what Commissioner Goodell promised. It took the courage of my client, a very brave young woman to take action in the justice system. Clearly there is no justice in the NFL system for alleged victims of NFL players.

06.26.15 – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges that marriage equality is now the law of our land and that same sex couples are entitled to the equal protection of the law. Gloria Allred and her clients Robin Tyler and Diane Olson hold a news conference in Los Angeles to react to the decision.

06.26.15 – “This is a landmark historic U.S. Supreme Court decision which we celebrate today and which is long overdue. I am so proud of our Supreme Court and of our country today. I have been fighting the battle for equal rights for gay and lesbian individuals and couples for almost 40 years. This ruling is as a result of decades of small steps by courageous individuals, their families, their co-workers and civil rights pioneers. I am so happy that they will no longer have to suffer the indignity of being second class citizens under the law. They will no longer have to endure the humiliation and the disrespect that accompanies second class personhood. I thank God that I have lived to see this day and can share in the joy that it brings to millions of Americans.” – Gloria Allred

06.16.15 – Today Tracey Carver, the women in the “Texas pool party” video that went viral, held a press conference with her attorney, Gloria Allred. Ms. Carver has been in hiding ever since the incident on June 5, 2015 because of death threats which she has received as a result of untrue statements made about her accusing her of making a racist remark at the time of the incident.

06.16.15 – Today, Tracey Carver has decided to speak out for the first time and share what she alleges happened at the Texas, “Pool Party Incident” in McKinney. The video shows Tracey in an altercation after she and her children left the pool at their homeowners association complex. She owns a home in the complex where she lives with her husband, her children and Aaron Clark, an African American who has been her husband’s best friend since college. “Accusation that I am a racist could not be further from the person I truly am. I am a woman of God, a humanitarian in every sense of the word and have countless supporters of all ethnic backgrounds that have and will stand up for my character.” Tracey told the media. She alleges that at about 5:00 pm that evening, when dozens of non-residents began jumping the pool fence, she decided to gather her children and her friend and leave the pool. As she was leaving an 18 year old women grabbed her friend by the hair, screaming and pulling her into the street. What the video shows is Tracey trying to defuse the fight. “I didn’t beat anyone nor use any racial slurs.” Ms. Allred has agreed to support Tracey and her family because “I am very concerned that the movement for racial equality suffers a serious setback when innocent individuals are wrongly accused of making racists statements based on false rumors and find themselves and their children being threatened that they will be raped and murdered. Polarization of the races, rather than progress toward equality is the result of false rumors. The lies must be stopped and those who have lied about Tracey owe her an apology and a long overdue truth about what really happened that day in McKinney.”

06.14.15 – Gloria Allred participates in the 2015 Annual LA Pride Parade, celebrating the transgender, lesbian, gay and bisexual communities, where hundreds of thousands of people lined Santa Monica Boulevard Sunday in West Hollywood, CA.

06.14.15 – A Michigan same sex couple whose case for marriage will be decided this month by the U.S. Supreme Court this month rode as guests of honor in Gloria Allred’s car in the parade. April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse are challenging the right of a state to ban same sex marriage. In the couple’s case, DeBoer v. Snyder and a Kentucky case the U.S. Supreme Court will decide if the U.S. Constitution requires a state to issue marriage licenses to two people of the same sex. (Refer to Gloria’s press conference of March 6, 2015 for more detailed information on this case.)

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06.12.15 – Bill Cosby Petitions the California Supreme Court – Statement of Gloria Allred

06.12.15 – We represent Judy Huth who alleges that Mr. Cosby sexually assaulted her when she was 15 years old. This week Bill Cosby filed a Petition for Review with the California Supreme Court in the case of Judy Huth v. William H. Cosby, Jr. (Case #B263799). We will oppose Bill Cosby’s Petition, and we have also noticed Mr. Cosby’s deposition. We look forward to continuing to fight for Ms. Huth’s right to have her allegations against Mr. Cosby decided at trial in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. There, Ms. Huth and Mr. Cosby will both be able to testify under oath and the jury, after hearing and considering all admissible evidence, will be able to decide if Mr. Cosby should be found liable for the allegations that Ms. Huth has made against him in her lawsuit.

06.09.15 – Today Gloria Allred held a press conference in Charleston South Carolina to announce the filing of a lawsuit against Hilton Worldwide, Inc. on behalf of her client Kayla Snipe who alleges that she was sexually assaulted by a man that was provided a key to her room by the hotel.

06.09.15 – Today we are here in Charleston, South Carolina, to announce that we have filed a lawsuit on behalf of Kayla Snipe (age 28) against Hilton Worldwide, Inc., d/b/a Embassy Suites North Charleston- Airport Hotel. We allege that Embassy Suites’ negligence resulted in an alleged sexual assault that Kayla was forced to suffer in her hotel room. We allege negligence (premises liability), negligent supervision, negligence, gross negligence and dram shop liability. In this case, the accused assailant was extremely inebriated and was not authorized to be given a key to Kayla’s room, since he was not registered to that room and Kayla had not given permission to the hotel to provide her key card to anyone. The accused assailant is being prosecuted and faces a charge of criminal sexual misconduct. To provide a key card under these circumstances, especially to someone who is drunk, is a clear breach of the duty of care that a hotel owes its guest to protect her from an intruder. This is an important case for women because so many women travel for business or pleasure and stay alone in hotels. There they have every right to expect safety and privacy, and in fact a hotel has a duty to protect its guests from foreseeable risks of harm.

06.08.15 – Today Gloria Allred announced victory when a Santa Clara Superior Court Judge ordered dismissal of former NFL player Ray McDonald’s defamation lawsuit against a woman who alleged to the police that he sexually assaulted her.

06.08.15 – Recently (May 6, 2015) we held a news conference to announce that we would seek to have a defamation lawsuit dismissed that had been filed by a former NFL player Ray McDonald against our client, a young woman who had alleged to law enforcement that she had been sexually assaulted by Ray McDonald. Today, we are happy to announce that Santa Clara Superior Court Judge William Elfving agreed with our legal position and granted our special motion to strike all five causes of action in Mr. McDonald’s lawsuit meaning that McDonald’s lawsuit against our client is dismissed. We will now continue with the cross complaint which we filed on behalf of our client against Mr. McDonald alleging assault and battery, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment.

06.05.15 – Today in Orlando Florida Gloria Allred and her client Samantha Boomer held a press conference to explain why they are suing Samantha’s husband, iHeartMedia radio talk show host of “Monsters in the Morning” for defamation, invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

06.05.15 – Samantha Boomer and her attorneys Gloria Allred and Howard Marks held a press conference in Orlando, Florida today to explain why she has filed a defamation and invasion of privacy lawsuit against her husband, radio talk show host, Russ Rollins and iHeartMedia. Russ hosts “Monsters in the Morning” and staged an on air false story that his wife Samantha had instructed a process server to serve him with divorce papers while he was on the air. iHeartMedia and its employees including Mr. Rollins hosted the false story on its website, posted the video on social media and it went viral. Samantha discussed the impact how these false and defamatory remarks have hurt her and the impact on her life. Gloria reported that she believes that Mr. Rollins conduct was outrageous and beyond the bounds of all decency.” “A license to broadcast on the public airwaves is a privilege and not a license to defame or invade the privacy of others. Now we will fight back and we have confidence that we will prevail.”

06.04.15 – Gloria Allred issues press statement regarding Justin Bieber’s recent charges of assault and careless driving.

06.04.15 – Justin Bieber was permitted to plead guilty today to assault and careless driving which are misdemeanors. The sentence that the court imposed was a $750 fine for the careless driving and an absolute discharge on the assault charge. Mr. Bieber’s criminal conduct should have resulted in serious consequences, but instead he received a light sentence today. The harm that Justin Bieber has inflicted on my clients, Todd Gillis and Sean O’Neill is very serious and may have inflicted life-long damage to them. Unless and until courts hand down sentences that are proportionate to the crimes that Justin Bieber has committed, we are very concerned that he may continue to present a risk of harm to others.

05.29.15 – Gloria announces breaking news on alleged victim’s lawsuit against Bill Cosby

05.29.15 – “We represent Judy Huth in her lawsuit against Bill Cosby. The Los Angeles County Superior Court previously rejected Mr. Cosby’s effort to get Ms. Huth’s complaint dismissed before any inquiry could be made into his conduct. Following that rejection, Mr. Cosby filed a petition asking the California Court of Appeal to order the L.A. County Superior Court to change its earlier ruling, and to dismiss Ms. Huth’s complaint without any further proceedings. Yesterday, the Court of Appeal ruled on Mr. Cosby’s petition. They rejected his effort to reverse the Superior Court’s decision which means that Judy Huth’s case against Mr. Cosby can now move forward. If Mr. Cosby asks the California Supreme Court to review this matter we will oppose that effort and also take steps to proceed with discovery which will include taking Mr. Cosby’s deposition. We are very happy about the Court of Appeal decision yesterday which allows Ms. Huth’s case to proceed rather than being dismissed. It is very important to Ms. Huth that she be able to have her day in court in this case.”

05.26.15 – Today Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a new law extending the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution of rape. Alleged victim of Bill Cosby and attorney Gloria Allred attended the signing ceremony and then held a press conference in Nevada after the bill was signed into law.

05.26.15 – Attorney Gloria Allred and her client an alleged victim of Bill Cosby held a press conference today outside of the Nevada state legislature to react to Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval’s signing a bill (AB212) into law which would lengthen the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution of rape in Nevada. Ms. Allred and her client, Lise-Lotte Lublin, testified in support of the new law because many women had accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault in Nevada, but they were prevented from seeking criminal prosecution of Cosby because it was too late under Nevada’s existing law for the District Attorney to consider prosecution. Ms. Allred’s client, Ms. Lublin and her husband, Benjamin, had previously asked Nevada Assembly Member Irene Bustamante Adams to introduce the bill AB212.

05.06.15 – Today Gloria Allred held a press conference in Los Angeles with a young woman who alleged to police that she had been sexually assaulted by NFL football player Ray McDonald and he subsequently filed a defamation lawsuit against her.

05.06.15 – The District Attorney of Santa Clara County has not yet made a final decision as to whether or not they will prosecute Mr. McDonald. “We believe that Mr. McDonald (formerly a player for the 49ers and currently with the Chicago Bears) filed this lawsuit against my client in order to punish her for reporting the alleged rape to the police or to intimidate her.” In our legal opinion, Mr. McDonald’s lawsuit against our client is against California law and public policy and that is why today we have responded with a motion to strike his lawsuit and have it dismissed with sanctions against him. In addition to our motion to strike and dismiss Mr. McDonald’s lawsuit against our client, yesterday we also filed a cross complaint lawsuit on behalf of our client against Mr. McDonald. In it our client alleges assault and battery, negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment. She is seeking damages according to proof at trial. Our client is determined to fight Mr. McDonald in this civil case. “We will not allow NFL football players or any other rich and famous person to intimidate persons who allege that they are rape victims. We look forward to winning justice and to sending a message that we plan to fight back and win.”

05.02.15 – Gloria Allred and her client, Lili Bernard an alleged Bill Cosby victim, join protests and hold press conference in Atlanta, GA where Bill Cosby is performing tonight.

05.02.15 – Bill Cosby is scheduled to perform at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre tonight in Atlanta, GA. The venue has refused to cancel the show or issue refunds to ticketholders who no longer wish to attend. Protestors have gathered outside the venue to protest his performance. Gloria Allred and her client Lili Bernard joined the protest and issued statements to the media.

05.01.15 – Two women who allege that they were drugged and victimized by Bill Cosby and have never before spoken publicly held a news conference today in New York with their attorney Gloria Allred.

05.01.15 – Gloria Allred appeared at a press conference today in New York with 2 brave women who have never previously spoken out in public about their allegations that Mr. Cosby victimized them. One is a writer, Sammie Mays. The other alleged victim is Lili Bernard. Ms. Bernard is an actress who did a guest appearance as a main character in an episode in the last season of the Cosby Show. She alleges that Mr. Cosby drugged and raped her when he was mentoring her in preparation for her appearance in a principal role on the Cosby. Ms. Allred reported that Lili Bernard broke her silence and went to the Atlantic City, NJ police yesterday to file charges against Mr. Cosby. Unlike most states, New Jersey has no statute of limitations for rape.

04.29.15 – Gloria Allred holds press conference in Fairfax, VA to file a $20 Million wrongful death lawsuit with her client Joshua Sylvia-Najdi whose father, a tow truck driver, was killed on the beltway.

04.29.15 – Joshua’s father, Hicham Najdi, was killed on December 29, 2014 by the driver of a Green Line box truck in Fairfax County. Allred points out that “this case is important because it involves a violation of Virginia’s “Move Over Law” which was passed for the protection of emergency responders, law enforcement, tow truck drivers, and members of the public who might need to be in the shoulder lane, because they are an emergency vehicle or because they are assisting a vehicle in an emergency situation.” The complaint alleges that the truck driver, with a bad driving record, did not follow Virginia’s Move Over Law, was also using a cellphone and the truck’s brakes were defective. “Of course no amount of money will ever compensate Josh and his two siblings for the death of their father, but we are very proud of Josh for speaking out and reminding the public that it is extremely important to follow the “Move Over Law” stated Allred. “We are looking forward to working with him and fighting to achieve justice in his case.”

04.23.15 – Bill Cosby- Saint or Sexual Predator? Three new alleged victims of Cosby held a news conference today in Los Angeles with their attorney Gloria Allred.

04.23.15 – Three new women, Janice Baker-Kinney, Marcella Tate and Autumn Burns, who have never previously spoken about their allegations against Cosby, explained in detail what Ms. Cosby did to them. Janice was a bartender at Harrah’s in Nevada where she was allegedly assaulted by Mr. Cosby in the Harrah’s off site mansion. Marcella was a model at the time of the alleged incident and was victimized at the Playboy Mansion in Chicago. Autumn worked as a baccarat starter at the International Hotel in Las Vegas where she was invited up to Cosby’s suite and allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted. Ms. Allred sent this message to Mr. Cosby: “Perhaps he mistakenly believes that no more women will come forward alleging they are victims. If that is what he thinks, we are here today to tell him he is wrong. I can assure him that there will be more, because women are no longer going to be intimidated by Cosby’s celebrity, money or power.”

04.07.15 – Today Gloria Allred filed a dismissal for a lawsuit against Kanye West for wrongfully assaulting her client Daniel Ramos on July 19, 2013.

04.07.15 – On July 19, 2013, Kanye West, a world-famous musician, wrongfully assaulted a videographer who was simply exercising his free speech and doing his job. On August 21, 2013 we filed a lawsuit on behalf of that videographer Daniel Ramos. This case was set for trial next week on April 14, 2015. However, today we filed a dismissal because the case was settled to the satisfaction of the parties. We cannot discuss the details of the settlement, except to say that one important aspect of it was an apology by Kanye West to our client, Daniel Ramos. After the apology, a picture was taken of Mr. West shaking Mr. Ramos’ hand.

03.27.15 – Today two new women who allege that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them spoke out publicly in a news conference with their attorney Gloria Allred.

03.27.15 – Bill Cosby will perform his “Far From Finished” tour tonight in Baltimore, Maryland and tomorrow in Charleston, West Virginia. Today two new women, who allege that they believe that they were drugged and sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby held a news conference with their attorney, Gloria Allred in Los Angeles. The alleged victims described in detail what they allege Bill Cosby did to them and why they are coming forward now. One alleges that she was sexually assaulted at the Playboy Mansion. The other knew Bill Cosby when she was a child, and alleges that she was 17 when the assault occurred. Ms. Allred also commented on Cosby’s recent pajama video and why she continues to bring women forward.

03.18.15 – Gloria Allred and victim’s family hold vigil and news conference for Salome Rodriguez, Jr. who was allegedly killed by an off duty LAPD police officer on March 13, 2015.

03.18.15 – Gloria Allred and victim’s family hold vigil and news conference for Salome Rodriguez, Jr. who was allegedly killed by an off duty LAPD police officer on March 13, 2015.

03.16.15 – Gloria Allred attends swearing in ceremony of new elected West Hollywood City Council members where she administered the oath to new council member Lindsey Horvath.

03.16.15 – The West Hollywood City Council Chamber was packed with witnesses on Monday night to welcome new council members.

03.13.15 – Today Gloria Allred and her client, an alleged victim of Bill Cosby, testified at a Nevada Assembly hearing in support of AB212 which was introduced by Assembly Member Bustamante Adams and which would eliminate the statute of limitations for the criminal prosecution of rape and sexual assault. If the bill becomes law, it will benefit many rape victims in Nevada even if they are not alleged victims of Bill Cosby.

03.13.15 – Ms. Allred is testifying because she also represents a number of other women who allege that they were drugged and sexually assaulted by Cosby in Nevada, but who are also unable to either file a civil lawsuit against Cosby or have him criminally prosecuted because it is too late to do either under the existing statute of limitations. “Existing law requires that criminal proceedings for sexual assault must commence, by way of indictment, criminal information or complaint, within 4 years after the commission of the offense.” This bill eliminates that limitation and provides that there is no limitation of time within which a prosecution for sexual assault must be commenced. The alleged victim of Bill Cosby, Lise-Lotte Lublin will urge that the law be changed because under current Nevada law it is too late for Bill Cosby to be criminally prosecuted for what she alleges he did to her.

03.06.15 – Same sex Michigan couple who want to marry and whose case will be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 28, 2015 held a news conference in Los Angeles today with their four adopted children, their lawyers and attorney Gloria Allred.

03.06.15 – Next month on April 28, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases (one from Michigan and the other from Kentucky) which challenge the legal ban on same sex marriage. Today we are honored to be joined by the courageous couple April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse from Michigan, whose case will be decided by our nation’s highest court. Their case is DeBoer v. Snyder and the decision in their case will have an impact on marriage equality nationwide because in granting the petition for writs of certiorari, the U.S. Supreme Court said it would answer the following question: “Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex?”

02.12.15 – Bill Cosby: Is he “Far From Finished”? Two more women who allege that they were victims of sexual misconduct by Bill Cosby held a news conference with their attorney Gloria Allred to describe what they suffered because of what they allege Bill Cosby did to them.

02.12.15 – Linda Brown and Lise-Lotte Lublin were 21and 23 years old models when they met Bill Cosby through their modeling agencies. Both believe that they were drugged and one believes she became the victim of sexual violence by Bill Cosby. While these and other victims are suffering, Bill Cosby continues to try to complete what he calls his “Far From Finished” tour. Gloria Allred states that she is “appalled and disgusted by what so many women have told her about Mr. Cosby. The public should ask why Mr. Cosby prefers to battle it out in the court of public opinion rather than placing his confidence in a judge and jury as the alleged victims are willing to do. Justice is long overdue for these brave women and they will be silent no more!”

01.23.15 – Ms. Allred holds press conference in Palm Springs with client whose wife attacked his penis with scissors during sex. She and her client speak outside the Courthouse following the sentencing.

01.23.15 – Today Virginia Valdez was sentenced for the crime that she committed three years ago against her then husband Cesar Valdez. Previously Ms. Valdez entered a plea to assault with a deadly weapon (ADW) with a scissors which is a “one strike” felony. She was sentenced to 420 hours of community service, three years’ probation and a ten year restraining order preventing her from contact with Cesar Valdez. Cesar is speaking out today because he feels that he has been the victim of a double standard and that domestic violence against men is not taken as seriously as spousal violence against women. Is there a double standard? Cesar feels that there is and that men are less likely to be believed because of stereotypes about men. As a feminist Ms. Allred believes that the saying “there is no excuse for abuse” applies equally to men and women. Violence is horrific whether the victims are male or female.

01.07.15 – Today Attorney Gloria Allred, along with three new women who allege that they were victims of Bill Cosby, held a press conference in Los Angeles to describe what happened to them and explain why they are coming forward now.

01.07.15 – At a press conference today in Los Angeles, Attorney Gloria Allred appeared with three new women who allege that they are victims of Bill Cosby. The women described what they allege Mr. Cosby did to them when they were young and very vulnerable. Ms. Allred responded to reports that some alleged victims of Cosby are being investigated by his representatives and she discussed the women’s rights protest being held in Canada this week to address Mr. Cosby’s performances there. Ms. Allred also responded to Phylicia Rashad’s “pathetic” defense of Mr. Cosby stating that Ms. Rashad should be supporting these brave women who have come forward because they refuse to suffer in silence. “They deserve respect and dignity.”

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In the Media

09.22.22 Attorney Gloria Allred announced her endorsement of Congressmember Karen Bass for Mayor of Los Angeles. Ms. Allred joined Rep. Bass' press conference today, and discussed values she believes are important in our next mayor and Ms. Bass holds. Please see Gloria Allred's statement.

09.21.22 The Guardian - The University of Toledo faces Title IX complaints over failure to address allegations against women's soccer coach "Educational institutions that allow coaches to continue to work and interact with student athletes after learning of sexual abuse allegations against them are exposing themselves to the risk that they acted with deliberate indifference in violation of Title IX," Christina Cheung, a partner with Gloria Allred in the law firm of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg, told the Guardian.

09.14.22 People TV - The Story of the Royals (Parts 1 & 2) This special two-part event documents the fascinating lives of the British royal family. We'll showcase the key figures in the line of succession — Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George — while also capturing the excitement of Harry and Meghan's wedding, and the birth of William and Kate's third child, Louis. Featuring Gloria Allred, Jess Cagle, Chris Connelly, Rebecca Jarvis, and more, "The Story of The Royals" will capture the mystique of the monarchy through its many loves, losses, extravagances, challenges and charms.

09.02.22 Variety - A new docuseries is bringing the Hammer allegations back into the spotlight. "House of Hammer" from Discovery+ puts the camera on Hammer's female accusers, who now come forward to share the abuse they claim to have endured. Gloria Allred, the famed attorney and women's rights activist who represents the woman who accused Hammer of rape, also sits down for an interview in "House of Hammer." Her client, known as Effie, was the woman behind the anonymous "House of Effie" Instagram account that initially published screenshots of alleged texts with the actor, which made the entire situation known to the world. Effie's complaint is what launched the LAPD investigation into Hammer.

09.02.22 The Hollywood Reporter - Armie Hammer Docuseries 'House of Hammer' Explores Cannibalism, Abuse Allegations and Family Trauma. THR recaps the biggest moments from the three-part Discovery+ docuseries. Episode 1 includes Effie Angelova who was the first to step forward with accusations and lodged the most serious accusations by claiming that Armie raped and abused her during a four-year affair. She retained attorney Gloria Allred.

09.02.22 L.A. Times - They set out to find the truth about Armie Hammer - and enraged an accuser in the process. But as "House of Hammer" debuts this weekend, the woman whose claims launched the ongoing LAPD investigation says the project is doing more to harm Hammer's alleged victims than to help them. Effie, a 26-year-old European woman who declined to give her last name due to concerns about harassment, said in a March 2021 press conference held by her lawyer, Gloria Allred, that Hammer "violently raped" her.

08.29.22 AmoMama - Sydney Brooke Simpson Always Escaped the Spotlight - Where is OJ Simpson's Daughter Now? OJ, born Orenthal James Simpson, was accused of killing his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ron Goldman in 1994. Gloria Allred represented the Brown family in order to advise them as they proceeded through the criminal justice system, and to assist them with the issues that would come up along the way.

08.24.22 PIX 11 - Harvey Weinstein granted appeal after NYC conviction on rape charge. Weinstein was originally found guilty in Manhattan Criminal Court in February of 2020. He was convicted for forcibly performing oral sex on a TV and film production assistant, Mimi Haley, in 2006 and raping an aspiring actress in 2013. Ms. Haley was represented by Attorney Gloria Allred at the trial.

08.23.22 New York Times - Elizabeth Williams is a courtroom artist with a canny eye for style. A former fashion illustrator, she is tasked with rendering charged portraits of accused killers, mob chieftains, white collar criminals, sex offenders and, as often, their alleged victims, with a measure of fidelity and journalistic flair. "She wore a black-and-white power suit, double-breasted and very graphic, with big lapels outlined in white. You could say she was making a statement." Ms. Williams could have been describing an uptown matron smartly turned out for lunch at Sant Ambroeus. But the subject was Gloria Allred, the women's rights lawyer, whose image she captured in June as Ms. Allred stood in a federal courtroom in Manhattan awaiting sentencing of the singer R. Kelly for racketeering and sex trafficking.

08.21.22 Gurvey's Law - Listen to Gloria Allred's interview with Alan Gurvey at 22:50 minutes. They are joined by Miss Ukraine 2018, Veronika Didusenko, and Andrea Quiroga. Ms. Didusenko fled her homeland amid Russia's devastating invasion. She came to the U.S. and made a public plea at a news conference with Ms. Allred for countries to do more to arm her countrymen and women. Ms. Quiroga retained Ms. Allred because she wanted to change the Miss Universe rules that did now allow women who are pregnant or have been mothers to compete. They were successful and ended that discriminatory practice.

08.19.22 Independent - R Kelly is standing trial on child pornography and obstruction of justice charges. The "Bump N' Grind" singer's child pornography trial began in Chicago on Wednesday (17 August). Kelly is already serving a 30-year sentence in New York on federal racketeering and sex trafficking charges. Lawyer Gloria Allred represented many of Kelly's accusers in his first trial.

08.19.22 The Vintage News - Immersive Princess Diana Documentary Includes Intriguing Revelations. One element included in the documentary was that Diana's boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, was engaged to another woman when he first started dating Diana. The two dated for around a month before they were both killed in Paris in August 1997. Initially, Dodi was engaged to an American model, Kelly Fisher, but left her for Diana. In response, Kelly began the process of filing a breach of contract suit against Dodi, but after his death she decided not to peruse things any further. Attorney Gloria Allred represented Kelly Fisher.

08.15.22 WBEZ Chicago - R. Kelly returns to a Chicago courtroom to stand trial for federal child pornography charges after being sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex-trafficking earlier this year. Attorney Gloria Allred represented several victims of R. Kelly at that trial. Reset digs into the trial and how it fits into the larger conversation around gender-based violence and how to stop it.

08.15.22 KBBF Focus - On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision overturned Roe v. Wade. To more deeply explore the impact of this decision along with the legislation, Elaine B. Holtz, the host of "Women's Spaces," interviewed women on the topic. The July 11 show featured attorney and Women's Rights activist Gloria Allred. She was the attorney for Jane Roe in the Roe v. Wade case. Further, she is the founder of the Women's Equal Rights Legal Defense and Education Fund (WERLDEF). Among her many awards and accolades is being named Woman of the Year in 2018 by the National Organization for Women (NOW). The original documentary, "Seeing Allred," chronicles her battles for justice.

08.15.22 CableFreeTV - New Miss Universe Rules: Moms and pregnant women can compete. Beauty contest Miss Universe will allow women who are pregnant or have been mothers to compete in future competitions after a lawyer specializing in gender equality filed a lawsuit in California. "We have fought to end practices that have discriminated against many women in their eyes, and we have achieved a victory not only for women in USA as well as in many other countries," said lawyer Gloria Allred.

08.15.22 TDPel Media - "FBI finishes report on Baldwin 'Rust' shooting." On August 2, sheriff's detectives received the FBI's finished forensic findings on the October 21, 2021 shooting near Santa Fe that happened on the set of the film "Rust" and resulted in the tragic death of Halyna Hutchins and injury to Joel Souza.

08.14.22 NBC Chicago - R Kelly Trial Begins Monday in Chicago, Accuser to Testify. The R&B singer is accused of rigging his 2008 state child pornography trial by threatening and paying off a minor who he allegedly filmed himself having sex with to ensure she wouldn't testify. Kelly, 55, goes into Chicago federal court already sentenced by a New York federal judge to a 30-year prison term for a 2021 conviction on charges he parlayed his fame to sexually abuse other young fans. After the sentencing, attorney Gloria Allred, who represented several of Kelly's victims, spoke out about the heinous nature of his crimes, including knowingly spreading genital herpes and using child pornography to blackmail his victims into compliance.

08.13.22 MEAWW.COM "Just weeks after his death, James Caan's ex reveals he abused her and threatened to put a hit on her mother." Leesa Rowland has claimed to live in fear for nearly 30 years as the ex of actor James Caan, who recently passed away. Ms. Rowland reported abuse and threats from the actor in 1992 after a mutual friend died accidently. Ms. Rowland had women's rights attorney, Gloria Allred, represent her in suing Mr. Caan for physical battery.

08.12.22 The Hollywood Reporter - "Emmy Category Profiles: Documentary or Nonfiction Series and Special." We Need to Talk About Cosby on Showtime - W. Kamau Bell examines the actions and impact of Bill Cosby before and after his sexual assault accusations became public in this project, which has gotten four Emmy nominations. Attorney Gloria Allred is interviewed in part 4.

08.08.22 Vogue - In Memory of Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson's Riveting Romance. A funny opinion piece in which Gloria Allred gets a mention.

08.01.22 New York Times - Bill Cosby to Seek a New Trial in Judy Huth Sex Assault Case. Ms. Huth was awarded $500,000 in damages in June by a California civil court jury that heard her describe how Mr. Cosby had sexually assaulted her in 1975 when she was 16. Ms. Huth's lawyer, Gloria Allred, said in an email: "Bill Cosby filed a notice of intention to file a motion for a new trial. He fought our case with everything he had for seven and a half years, and he lost. We expect to be victorious in upholding the verdict against Mr. Cosby, which we fought hard for and won."

07.26.22 NBC News NY - Self-Described R. Kelly Manager Pleads Guilty to Stalking One of Singer's Victims. A self-described manager and adviser to R. Kelly, Donnell Russell, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an interstate stalking charge against a client of attorney Gloria Allred. U.S. Attorney Breon Peace said Russell used threats, harassment and intimidation to silence one of Kelly's sexual abuse victims.

07.21.22 The Project - Women's Rights Warrior, Gloria Allred, On Her Newest Battle. Gloria Allred is the women's rights warrior who strikes fear into the hearts of powerful men everywhere. She's been here for the biggest battles, breakthroughs and backward steps of the last 50 years. Now, a new battle has just begun for Gloria. Watch here.

07.13.22 CTV News - R. Kelly has been returned to the federal jail in downtown Chicago ahead of his trial on child pornography and obstruction-of-justice charges, just two weeks after the disgraced R&B star was sentenced in New York to 30 years in prison for racketeering and sex trafficking. Watch Lawyer Gloria Allred and two women who were victimized by R. Kelly deliver remarks after the sentencing.

07.12.22 Newsweek - Prince Harry will give a keynote speech at the United Nations in honor of Nelson Mandela Day—seven years after Meghan Markle set out her feminist credentials in a speech for the organization. At that speech Meghan told a now-famous story about how aged 11 she wrote to Procter & Gamble to ask them to change an advert that said women across America were fighting greasy pots and pans. Meghan's letters went to everyone, from then-first lady Hillary Clinton to attorney Gloria Allred and finally Procter & Gamble. "They changed it from 'women all over America are fighting greasy pots and pans' to 'people all over America.' "It was at that moment that I realized the magnitude of my actions at the age of eleven. I had created my small level of impact by standing up for equality."

07.08.22 Gloria Allred joins Larry Elder and host Elex Michaelson on The Issue Is, with spirited debate on current topics such as abortion rights, and the January 6th committee.

07.08.22 KTLA - From illegal to haven state: how CA abortion laws have changed from 1850 to today. Since the Supreme Court overturned a constitutional right to abortion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization in late June, California politicians have repeatedly reaffirmed that the state will continue to protect and expand abortion access in the state. But, like in many states, abortion has not always been legal in California.

07.03.22 Billings Gazette - Celebrity Birthdays: July 3. Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Gloria Allred, Betty Buckley, Montel Williams, Tom Cruise, Yeardley Smith, Kevin Hearn, Audra McDonald, Patrick Wilson, Ian Anthony Dale and Julie Klausner.

07.02.22 Fox 11 L.A. - The Issue Is: The abortion battle heats up. A week after the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade, the fallout continues. To discuss and debate, Elex Michaelson is joined on The Issue Is by attorney Gloria Allred and former GOP Candidate for California Attorney General Eric Early.

07.02.22 Daily KOS - WOW2: July's Trailblazing Women and Events in Our History - July 1 through July 8, 2022. WOW2 is a four-times-a-month sister blog to This Week in the War on Women. The purpose of WOW2 is to learn about and honor women of achievement, including many who've been ignored or marginalized in most of the history books, and to mark moments in women's history. Attorney Gloria Allred is one of the women featured in this issue.

07.02.22 RNZ - Gloria Allred: the overturning of Roe v Wade. Long-time US women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred is probably the most famous attorney in the United States. Over the course of her four decade plus legal career, Allred has won countless honours for her pioneering legal work, often with high profile but controversial cases, focusing particularly on the rights of women and of minorities.

07.01.22 The Teal Mango - Filmmaker Randall Emmett is surrounded by scandal following a bombshell report published by the Los Angeles Times on Thursday (June 30) wherein the 51-year-old Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films co-founder is accused of offering actresses work in exchange for sex. One woman, represented by powerhouse attorney Gloria Allred, claimed in a letter obtained by the newspaper that Emmett once told her when she was just 23 "that to receive acting work from [him], she would have to perform sexual favours."

06.30.22 Daily Mail - Disgraced R&B star R Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for sex trafficking and abusing young girls as the judge told him that he taught his victims that 'love is enslavement and violence,' and 'the public needs to be protected.' Gloria Allred, who is representing the three women who testified against R Kelly, told reporters on Wednesday that 'no one can undo the harm that has been done to these victims.'

06.29.22 Yahoo News - For more than two decades, chart-topping R&B singer R. Kelly had faced allegations of sexual abuse. The accounts went back to the start of his career in the 1990s, with many centering on the predatory pursuit of teenage girls. In September 2021, he was found guilty of eight counts of sex trafficking and one of racketeering in a New York court, and now faces a lengthy jail sentence. Gloria Allred, a lawyer who represented several victims, told reporters: "I've been practicing law for 47 years. During this time, I've pursued many sexual predators who have committed crimes against women and children. "Of all the predators that I have pursued, Mr. Kelly is the worst."

06.29.22 ABC News - Former R&B star R Kelly facing sentencing over sex trafficking conviction. A lawyer for some of Kelly's accusers, Gloria Allred, has also been involved in the cases against Harvey Weinstein and Jeffrey Epstein. But following his guilty verdict, she said: "Mr. Kelly is the worst." "R Kelly thought that he could get away with all of this, but he didn't," she said. "Despite the fact that he thought he could control all this, he was wrong."

06.29.22 Variety - Attorney Gloria Allred reflects on Roe v Wade being overturned, details her experience getting a "back-alley abortion" in the 1960s, calls on Hollywood to cease production in states that ban abortions and offers up an action plan for fighting back.

06.29.22 CourtTV - R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents some of R. Kelly's victims, reacted to today's sentenced. Some of her clients spoke as well. The general consensus was that the women are relieved that their abuser will spend decades behind bars.

06.29.22 Los Angeles Times - R. Kelly survivors react to 30-year sentence: 'Now he gets rewarded' for what he did. Gloria Allred, who represented many of the victims who testified in the Brooklyn trial, said during a video interview that many of the singer's victims and witnesses were deterred "because there were so many attacks when they spoke their truth. Fears of retaliation and intimidation by fans, supporters of R. Kelly, vendors of R. Kelly." "They had to go through quite a bit to win justice. It wouldn't have happened without them. It couldn't have happened without them.

06.29.22 Inside Edition - R. Kelly Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Racketeering, Sex Trafficking of Girls. Attorney Gloria Allred represents several of the victims. "No one can undo the harm that has been done to these victims. But at least it's time for Mr. Kelly to be accountable," Allred said.

06.28.22 CourtTV - Mark Geragos and Gloria Allred discuss the Scott Peterson case with Vinnie Politan. Gloria Allred represented Amber Frey, the star witness at the trial.

06.28.22 CourtTV - Scott Peterson Case: Heated Exchange Between Mark Geragos And Gloria Allred. Scott Peterson's former defense attorney, Mark Geragos, was joined on-air on Court TV by attorney Gloria Allred. Allred represented Amber Frey during Peterson's trial. Frey, Peterson's ex-girlfriend, testified against him at his trial.

06.26.22 CGTN News - What Roe's demise means for American women. The U.S. Supreme Court recognized a woman's right to choose to have an abortion in a 1973 decision in the case Roe v. Wade. Over the past half a century since the national ruling struck down abortion bans as unconstitutional in a 7-2 decision, the U.S. has never been at peace with the result. Pro-life and pro-choice factions arose, with tensions simmering in the air until Friday, when the current Supreme Court overturned Roe in a 5-4 final vote, ending the only federal protection for American women's abortion rights. FILE PHOTO - Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington, DC., April 26, 1989 after sitting in while the court listened to arguments.

06.25.22 AOL - Former 'Roe' Attorney Gloria Allred On SCOTUS Ruling. "This is not a conservative decision; this is an extremist decision. In cities across the nation, we must make our voices heard because we all have a stake in this," Allred told CNN, adding that she was "outraged" after hearing the Supreme Court's ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade.

06.25.22 CNN Newsroom - Gloria Allred, Attorney to "Jane Roe" joins the Newsroom to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending the only federal protection for American women's abortion rights.

06.24.22 YouTube - Gloria Allred reacts to SCOTUS overturning Roe v. Wade. The famous attorney said she's heartbroken and outraged.

06.24.22 New York Times - Abortion rights protesters voice their anger in cities across the country. In Los Angeles, a crowd outside the downtown federal courthouse gathered at noon and grew by rush hour into a sea of hundreds, weaving past high-rises and stopping traffic. The famed women's rights attorney Gloria Allred addressed the crowd, standing in front of a display of metallic hangers. She said she had an illegal abortion in Los Angeles in the 1960s that landed her in the hospital where a nurse told her she hoped she had learned her lesson, presumably about not seeking abortions. "It did teach me a lesson: Abortion must be safe and legal and affordable," Ms. Allred said, her last few words drowned out by cheers from the crowd.

06.23.22 TODAY FM - Attorney Gloria Allred has been supporting and fighting for survivors of abuse by disgraced comedian Bill Cosby for years. Yesterday a jury in California found Cosby guilty of sexually assaulting Judy Huth when she was just 16 years old at the Playboy Mansion in 1975 - she was a child. Allred is a leading figure on the frontline of feminism in the United States - it's her work, it's her life, it's her identity - and she has achieved enormous change for women. Attorney Gloria Allred joined Tova to discuss the case.

06.23.22 The Source - Bill Cosby was found guilty of the sexual abuse of Judy Huth in 1975. Huth was 16 years old at the time. A civil jury has ordered Cosby to pay Huth $500,000. According to Variety, Huth's attorney, Gloria Allred, stated that compensation and winning in court are steps toward real change.

06.22.22 TOVA - Gloria Allred fighting for survivors of abuse by Bill Cosby. Allred is a leading figure on the frontline of feminism in the United States - it's her work, it's her life, it's her identity - and she has achieved enormous change for women. Listen here.

06.22.22 CBS News - Civil trial jurors find Bill Cosby sexually abused a 16-year-old at the Playboy Mansion in 1975. The jury's decision is a major legal defeat for the 84-year-old Cosby. It comes nearly a year after his Pennsylvania criminal conviction for sexual assault was thrown out and he was freed from prison. Cosby did not attend the Los Angeles trial. He has repeatedly denied Huth's allegations that he forced her to perform a sex act at the mansion.

06.22.22 Variety - After a civil jury found that Bill Cosby sexually abused Judy Huth in 1975 when she was a 16-year-old minor, Cosby's team is calling the outcome an "astonishing victory," yet pledging to appeal the $500,000 verdict. Huth is represented by high-powered attorney and women's rights activist, Gloria Allred, who hailed the verdict as a win toward "real change," and told reporters outside the courthouse on Tuesday that Cosby "should be held and was held accountable for what he did to her."

06.21.22 The Wrap - "Bill Cosby Ordered to Pay $500,000 After Losing Civil Sexual Assault Suit" Judy Huth, who claimed the actor and comedian assaulted her in the 1970s when she was 16, had filed her suit in 2014. "Today our client Judy Huth won real change," said attorney Gloria Allred, whose firm represented Huth. "Because she fought Bill Cosby, one step at a time, for over seven-and-a-half years. And she proved with the jury's verdict that Mr. Cosby did sexually assault her when she was a minor. And he should be held - and was held - accountable for what he did to her."

06.21.22 NBC News - Verdict reached in first civil case against Bill Cosby to ever reach a trial. 64-year-old Judy Huth accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in 1975 at the Playboy Mansion when she was 16 and Cosby was 37. In court, Cosby's attorneys called her accusations "a complete and utter fabrication." The jury ruled against Cosby in the civil case, finding that he sexually assaulted Huth. It awarded her $500,000.

06.21.22 Law & Crime Network - Bill Cosby found liable in sex abuse claims from 1975. Gloria Allred discusses the case and verdict.

06.21.22 Deadline - Bill Cosby Sexually Abused Judy Huth In 1970s, Civil Jury Decides. After just over three full days of deliberations and one substitution, the Santa Monica panel this afternoon revealed its decision against the much-accused Cosby Show creator and star. Handing their verdict to L.A. Superior Court Judge Craig Karlan with plaintiff Judy Huth, her legal team and Cosby's defense team in attendance at the packed courtroom, the 12-person jury also awarded Huth $500,000 in damages.

06.21.22 Variety - Bill Cosby's Team Storms Off Outside Courthouse During Chaotic Press Conference as Gloria Allred Declares Victory. The few minutes of mayhem occurred shortly after Cosby was found to be liable of sexually abusing a 16-year-old in 1975 after she accepted his invitation to the Playboy Mansion. Judy Huth, who is now 64, told reporters on Tuesday afternoon that she was "elated" by the civil jury's decision in her favor. As Cosby's team took their turn at the media microphones outside of court, their words were drowned out by screams from protestors.

06.21.22 The New York Times - "Bill Cosby Loses Sex Assault Lawsuit and Must Pay Damages: A jury in California sided with Judy Huth, who accused Mr. Cosby of molesting her at the Playboy Mansion in 1975, when she was 16." Ms. Huth was awarded $500,000 in compensatory damages by the jury. Ms. Huth is represented by attorneys Nathan Goldberg, John West, and Gloria Allred.

06.17.22 New York Times - The Jury in the Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case Says It's Close to a Verdict. The jurors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial came close to deciding the case on Friday, but their uncertainty over how to address some remaining issues in reaching a verdict led the judge to decide they should return on Monday to resume their deliberations.

06.09.22 Daily Mail - Actor Cuba Gooding Jr has been accused of violating three different women in New York in 2018 and 2019 - but having previously denied all of the allegations, he now pleaded guilty to one count of forcibly touching a woman in April. While his criminal case may be over, attorney Gloria Allred who represents an alleged sexual assault victim of the actor, said she will proceed with an ongoing $6 million civil lawsuit because 'justice was not achieved' when Gooding Jr. got a no-jail plea deal in a separate criminal case.

06.08.22 Daily Mail - Prosecutors say R Kelly, 55, should face at least 25 years in prison ahead of his June 29 sentencing after he 'preyed upon children and young women for his own sexual gratification' R&B singer R Kelly was convicted in September 2021 of racketeering, child exploitation, and other charges by a Brooklyn jury. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represented 3 victims and 2 witnesses at the trial, said R Kelly is 'the worst predator' she has pursued.

06.07.22 OK Magazine - Empire Media Group Announces New Podcast 'The Firm,' Which Will Explore Ins & Outs Of The Royal Family. The podcast will be 12 episodes, in which experts, authors and more will talk about Megxit, Prince Andrew's scandal and so much more. Be sure to watch out for plenty of guests, including Gloria Allred.

06.06.22 Just Jared - Cardi B & JoJo Siwa Have Tons of Fun at West Hollywood's Pride Parade! Other stars taking part in the parade include Pose star MJ Rodriguez, entertainer Janelle Monae, The Real co-host Loni Love, YouTuber Patrick Starrr, and famed feminist attorney Gloria Allred.

06.06.22 NY Daily News - Attorney Gloria Allred, LGBTQ members and allies hit the streets of West Hollywood, Calif. for the WeHo Pride Parade on Sunday, June 5, 2022.

06.06.22 Los Angeles Blade - Celebs, politicians, & partiers took it to the streets of West Hollywood. WeHo Pride's first-ever parade capped off three days of festivities that can only be deemed an unqualified & unforgettable success. Ubiquitous media presence, LA attorney Gloria Allred, got in a jab at anti-gay Florida governor Ron DeSantis, as she rode in the parade shouting from a loudspeaker behind a group of marchers who carried signs that pictured a rainbow-colored image of Florida next to the slogan "In L.A. we say gay."

06.04.22 Newser - Woman Alleges Cosby Kiss at 14: 'I Couldn't Get Away'. The woman, now 61, told her story in a public venue for the first time during a Los Angeles County civil trial over the lawsuit of Judy Huth, who alleges Cosby sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion when she was 16 at around the same time, in the spring of 1975. The woman isn't a party to the lawsuit, but she's being allowed to testify, along with one other woman, about her experiences for Huth's case. The other witness, Margie Shapiro, has told her story several times before to media outlets and in a news conference with attorney Gloria Allred.

06.03.22 Canyon News - Judy Huth Sues Bill Cosby For Sexual Assault. Nearly a year after Bill Cosby was released from prison as a result of an overturned sexual assault conviction, Cosby, 84, is being sued by Judy Huth in civil court for alleged sexual assault and is facing another trial. Opening arguments for the trial began on Wednesday, June 1 at a Santa Monica court. Huth is being represented by esteemed attorney Gloria Allred.

06.02.22 ABC News - "Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction upheld by appeals court." A New York appeals court today upheld Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction and 23-year prison sentence, rejecting the former movie mogul's claim that the judge at his landmark #MeToo trial unfairly allowed women to testify about allegations that weren't part of the case. Lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents three of the witnesses from Mr. Weinstein's New York criminal trial spoke to ABC about this news. She also stated, "But now I am also looking forward to the criminal prosecution of Mr. Weinstein in Los Angeles, where I also represent alleged victims for whom charges have been filed."

06.02.22 Deadline - "New York Appeals Court Unanimously Upholds Harvey Weinstein Rape, Assault Conviction." Over two years after Harvey Weinstein was tried, convicted and jailed for rape and sexual assault in Manhattan, a new York Appeals court today upheld the verdict, rejecting the former movie mogul's defense arguments that the proceedings heavily favored the prosecution. Attorney Gloria Allred made a statement to Deadline regarding this news and her client, Mimi Haley, who was the key prosecution witness in this important case.

06.01.22 CBS - "Opening Statements in civil case against Bill Cosby start in Santa Monica courtroom." A sexual battery case brought by Judy Huth against comedian Bill Cosby, which had been put on hold because of the criminal trial in Pennsylvania, got its start Wednesday in a Santa Monica courtroom. Nathan Goldberg is the lead attorney for Ms. Huth, and is supported in the trial by partners Gloria Allred and John West. Ms. Allred states that "Ms. Huth alleges in her lawsuit that she was a victim of sexual battery by Mr. Cosby when was 16-years-old."

06.01.22 Metropolitan News - "Lascivious Acts Justify $50 Million Punitive-Damage Award." The Court of Appeal has upheld a jury's award of $50 million in punitive damages, along with $8 million in noneconomic compensatory damages, against film producer Alki David, heir to a Coca-Cola bottling fortune, based on his sexual battery and harassment of a woman who was a production assistant at two of his entertainment companies. Plaintiff, Mahim Khan, was represented by Nathan Goldberg, Dolores Y. Leal, and Renee Mochkatel of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg, along with Norman Pine and Scott Tillett of Pine Tillett Pine.

05.31.22 - "Cuomo mulling run for AG against incumbent Letitia James after her probe ousted him from office." Disgraced New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is plotting a political comeback - one that would see him supplant nemesis Letita James as the state's attorney general, after her sexual misconduct probe this past year saw him ousted from office. Attorney Gloria Allred represent Sherry Vill, one of approximately 12 women who accused Cuomo of sexual misconduct and/or sexual harassment.

05.27.22 Advocate Lake Highlands - "RISD moves to pre-record graduation speeches: 'It's not a student event anymore.'" Lake Highlands High School in Texas has changed the rules for its valedictorian and other students who will make remarks on their graduation day. The school now will pre-record their remarks. The impetus for this change was the controversial speech by Paxton Smith last year, which went viral after she abandoned her pre-approved remarks and shared her fears that Texas Senate Bill 8, also known as the Heartbeat Act, would lead to diminished access to reproductive rights for women around her state of Texas and across the country. Attorney Gloria Allred had Ms. Paxton join her for a press conference in Los Angeles about Paxton's graduation speech, and at several pro-choice marches.

05.24.22 Law & Crime - Jury selection began Tuesday in a California civil lawsuit against actor and comedian Bill Cosby for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl at the Playboy Mansion in the 1970s. Cosby has been publicly accused of sexual misconduct by at least 60 women. Judy Huth's lawsuit, however, is the first civil case against Cosby for sexual assault that has reached trial. Ms. Huth is represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

05.23.22 Ebony - Bill Cosby To Stand Trial For Allegedly Groping A Woman When She Was A Teenager. Judy Huth is suing the disgraced comedian for sexual battery, alleging that the incident took place in 1974 when she was 15; she had been visiting the Playboy Mansion where Cosby was a performer and frequent visitor. Gloria Allred, who represents Huth and dozens of Cosby accusers, confirmed that the trial will go forward starting Monday, but had no other comment other than, "We are looking forward to the trial."

05.23.22 Daily Mail - California trial begins against disgraced comedian Bill Cosby for 'sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1975'. Cosby has said he will not attend the proceedings in Santa Monica and will 'plead the fifth' as his accuser Judy Huth's civil suit against him is heard. This lawsuit is one of the last remaining open suits against Cosby. The star of 'The Cosby Show' has settled many of the claims against him. Ms. Huth is represented by Allred, Maroko & Goldberg.

05.15.22 - Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across the Southland as part of a nationwide effort to protect abortion rights now that the U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. In the Los Angeles area, rallies were also held in Pasadena, Long Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Sherman Oaks, Claremont, Avalon and Venice Beach. Thousands of people also rallied at Centennial Regional Park in Santa Ana. All told, the crowds heard from a range of speakers, both famous and less well known, including Sen. Alex Padilla, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, Representatives Katie Porter, Karen Bass and Maxine Waters, state Sen. Sydney Kamlager, attorney Gloria Allred, Planned Parenthood Federation of America president and CEO Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles president and CEO Sue Dunlap and actors Laura Dern, Ricki Lake, Lisa Ann Walter and Christine Lahti, among others.

05.15.22 New York Post - Thousands of abortion rights supporters rallied across the United States on Saturday, angered by the prospect that the Supreme Court may soon overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide a half century ago. Celebrity women's rights attorney Gloria Allred told the crowd about her own "back alley abortion" as a young woman when she became pregnant from a rape at gunpoint before Roe. "I almost died," she recounted. "I was left in a bathtub in a pool of my own blood, hemorrhaging."

05.14.22 Thousands of abortion rights supporters rallied across the United States on Saturday, angered by the prospect that the Supreme Court may soon overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide a half-century ago. Protesters marching under the slogan "Bans Off Our Bodies" took to the streets from New York and Atlanta to Chicago and Los Angeles in a show of outrage. Celebrity women's rights attorney Gloria Allred told the crowd about her own "back-alley abortion" as a young woman when she became pregnant from rape at gunpoint before Roe. Watch video here.

05.14.22 Daily Bruin - Thousands of people gathered outside Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday in support of abortion rights and to protest the potential overturn of Roe v. Wade. The Women's March Foundation, Planned Parenthood and their partners organized the "Bans Off Our Bodies" rally as a part of a series of nationwide rallies. The rally was held at Grand Park in downtown LA. "I want you to vote as though your lives depend on it because they do," said Gloria Allred, a women's rights attorney, at the rally.

05.14.22 NBC LA - Thousands of people took to the streets across Southern California on Saturday as part of a nationwide effort to protect abortion rights, with the U.S. Supreme Court apparently poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. The Women's March Foundation said it received more than 50,000 signups for the "Bans Off Our Bodies" rally outside Los Angeles City Hall, which began at 10 a.m. The rally, which had been planned for months, gained a new sense of urgency at the beginning of May following a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito that revealed the court privately voted to overturn Roe v. Wade.

05.12.22 WXXI News - Supporters of a measure that would allow adult survivors of sexual abuse and harassment to bring their alleged abusers to court singled out State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, saying that he is holding up the bill. Nationally known women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred also appealed to the speaker to act. "How many times do survivors have to relive their trauma at a press conference or in front of legislators before you take action?" Allred asked.

05.12.22 Inside America with Ghida Fakhry - With the US Supreme Court set to overturn Roe v Wade, a landmark ruling that legalized abortion across the United States fifty years ago, activists and lawmakers on both sides get ready for what comes next. Attorney Gloria Allred speaks about the dangerous and horrific ramifications for women if Roe v. Wade is struck down.

05.07.22 CNN - CNN's Jessica Dean interviews Gloria Allred re: Abortion rights battle. Ms. Allred calls the possibility of Roe V. Wade being overturned both devastating and horrific.

05.05.22 Fox 11 Los Angeles - Gloria Allred calls possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned 'devastating, horrific'. Ms. Allred shared her reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion leak with Elex Michaelson.

05.05.22 CBC News Network - Women's rights attorney Gloria Allred discusses the leaked U. S. Supreme Court draft opinion striking down the right to an abortion.

05.05.22 The Kelly Cutrara Show - Kelly speaks to Gloria Allred, a famous attorney with Allred, Maroko & Goldberg and a champion of women's rights, about the overturning of Roe v Wade.

05.04.22 Newsy Tonight With Chance Seales - Gloria Allred joins Alex Miller to discuss the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion re: Roe v. Wade.

05.03.22 Advokaten - In the United States, lawyers are vocal in the public debate and like to call themselves activists. But where is the limit to how activist a lawyer can be? Attorney Gloria Allred is so well known that she has been portrayed in both The Simpsons and South Park and has gotten her own Netflix documentary, "Seeing Allred." My main focus is to improve the conditions and status of women, through litigation and by speaking publicly about related issues. It's not just about me saying what I think. Most of the time I speak on behalf of clients, I become their spokesperson,"

05.03.22 BBC World News - Supreme Court set to overturn abortion rights ruling. Leaked Supreme Court paper suggests change to abortion rights. Watch Gloria Allred's interview here.

05.03.22 Voice of America - What is Roe v Wade? The U.S. Supreme Court recognized a woman's right to choose to have an abortion in a 1973 decision in the case Roe v. Wade. FILE PHOTO - Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington, DC., April 26, 1989 after sitting in while the court listened to arguments.

04.26.22 The Cut - Everything We Know About the Rust Shooting. On October 21, a woman died on the set of the Western Rust after a prop gun Alec Baldwin was holding accidentally discharged in the course of rehearsing a scene. The victim, Halyna Hutchins, was a cinematographer on the movie, which was filming at Bonanza Creek Ranch, in Santa Fe County, New Mexico. Civil suits have been filed among crew members, but criminal responsibility has yet to be determined. One of those lawsuits, filed by Rust script supervisor Mamie Mitchell asserts that the set failed to follow safety protocols for the use of firearms. Ms. Mitchell is represented by Gloria Allred. Read the full story here.

04.25.22 FOX 11 L.A. - Law enforcement officials released a trove of video evidence Monday in the ongoing investigation of a fatal October shooting of a cinematographer by actor and producer Alec Baldwin on the set of a Western movie. New Mexico workplace safety regulators last week issued the maximum possible fine of nearly $137,000 against the "Rust" film production company. Gloria Allred represents the script supervisor, Mamie Mitchell, who called 911 after the movie-set shooting.

04.21.22 Republic - The production company behind Alec Baldwin's movie Rust were heavily fined by New Mexico Environment Department's Occupational Health and Safety Bureau (OHSB) for safety failures on set that lead to the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. In response to OSHO's investigation, Stefan Friedman, a spokesperson for Rust Movie Productions LLC, said in a statement to Reuters, "While we appreciate OSHA's time and effort in its investigation, we disagree with its findings and plan to appeal." Further, even Rust script supervisor Mamie Mitchell's attorney, Gloria Allred issued a statement to the outlet in which she stated that everyone responsible for what happened on that production which led to the tragedy should hang their heads in shame and added that as a producer, Alec Baldwin was part of Rust management.

04.21.22 Newsweek - Lawyers for actor Alec Baldwin and the armorer on the set of the movie Rust said their clients have been exonerated after a safety report cited "serious management failures" by the film's production company in the on-set shooting that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The script supervisor who called 911 after the fatal movie-set shooting in October is suing Baldwin, saying he should be held accountable. Mamie Mitchell's attorney Gloria Allred released a statement saying that since Baldwin was a producer for the movie, he's part of Rust management and thereby responsible. Allred claims "there is nothing in the OSHA report that exonerates" Baldwin.

04.18.22 The Charlotte Observer - "Ex-UNCSA teacher gets 5 years in prison for trafficking underage violin student for sex." Stephen Shipps, a former North Carolina music professor who pleaded guilty to trafficking an underage student for sex in 2002 when she was 16 years old, was sentenced to five years behind bars. There is a pending civil case filed by UNC School of the Arts alumni which alleges rampant sexual abuse of underage students by faculty members, where 56 plaintiffs accused school leadership of sacrificing male and female students' safety to salvage the conservatory's reputation. Shipps was one of several former UNCSA teachers they accused of sexual assault, abuse and harassment. Their attorney, longtime women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred, said the sentence was "long overdue" for her three clients who filed complaints about Shipps, and every other victim.

04.17.22 KABC - Gurvey's Law - Listen to attorney Alan Gurvey's interview with attorney Gloria Allred, with our client, Veronika Didusenko, a former Miss Ukraine. They discuss Ms. Didusenko's recent escape from Ukraine with her young son, as well as conditions in Ukraine and the effects of this devastating war. They also discuss the issue of how some beauty pageants will not allow women to participate who have ever been pregnant, or have given birth, or take care of a child, and how they feel this is an outdated and discriminatory practice.

04.17.22 CNN Newsroom with Pamela Brown - Attorney Gloria Allred talks about the current situation of some states enacting bans and restrictions affecting women's lives, health and their ability to have access to safe and legal abortion. She speaks about her own experience having an illegal abortion, upcoming legal battles and how she sees these legal restrictions as a war on women.

04.16.22 Der Speigel - Former Miss Ukraine Veronika Didusenko recalls her escape with son amid Russian invasion: 'I had to survive'. Veronika Didusenko, Miss Ukraine 2018, joined Gloria Allred in Los Angeles to make a plea on behalf of Ukrainians. English | Deutsch

04.14.22 Yahoo! News - "Cuba Gooding, Jr. accusers 'surprised and disappointed' by resolution of actor's NYC sex crime case, says lawyer Gloria Allred." Women who accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual assault were "surprised and disappointed" that he was allowed to avoid prison by pleading guilty to reduced charges of forcible touching, the womens' lawyer Gloria Allred said Thursday. More than 30 women have accused the Oscar-winning actor of sexual assault. A federal civil suit accuses him of violently raping a woman he had just met in 2013 at the Mercer Hotel.

04.11.22 People - "Chris Noth's The Equalizer Character Killed Off After His Firing Due to Sexual Assault Allegations" The allegations against Noth first surfaced in a Dec. 16 article in The Hollywood Reporter, in which two women accused him of sexually assaulting them. A third woman, who used the name Ava, later brought similar sexual assault claims against Noth in a Daily Beast article. Singer Lisa Gentile then came forward with her own allegations of sexual assault in a Dec. 23 press conference led by attorney Gloria Allred.

04.07.22 CYInterview - For almost 15 years, Attorney Gloria Allred has appeared on CYInterview to talk about numerous important legal, political and social topics. Today indefatigable Ms. Allred talks Justice-to-be Kentanji Brown Jackson and Chris Rock getting slapped.

03.24.22 MEAWW - Despite being imprisoned for a series of crimes, including racketeering and sex trafficking, singer R Kelly recently chatted with an ecstatic fan on the phone. The footage of the conversation has now gone viral, leaving many people puzzled as to how and why the convicted sex offender received the device in the first place, despite claims that it was the prison's phone. The video has already received over 800,000 views and over two million plays on TikTok. Gloria Allred, who represented the singer's numerous victims, said in a statement at the time of his conviction. "All of the predators that I have pursued, however, R. Kelly is the worst for many reasons." "He used the power of his celebrity to recruit vulnerable underage girls for the purpose of sexually abusing them."

03.17.22 Newsweek - Amy Berg, the director of HBO's documentary Phoenix Rising, has shared her response to Marilyn Manson's defamation lawsuit against Evan Rachel Wood with Newsweek. Berg told Newsweek she met Wood through mutual friends seven to 10 years prior to the release of the documentary, and it was because of conversations they had together that they decided to collaborate on the film. "I came to work with her because she did approach me at the point when she had met with Gloria Allred, and she was told that the statute of limitations had expired on her case," Berg said. "So she wanted to, she was going to change the law in California and she told me about that.

03.16.22 "Former Miss Ukraine Veronika Didusenko recalls her escape with son amid Russian invasion: 'I had to survive.'" Ms. Didusenko joined attorney Gloria Allred at a press conference on March 8 in Los Angeles, on International Women's Day. Veronika spoke about her harrowing journey out of her home in Ukraine with her young son at the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. She made a public plea on behalf of Ukrainians under attack, and the women and children fleeing for their lives.

03.14.22 The Times - Andrea Quiroga, 28, said she had dreamt of competing in the pageants since seeing an advert when she was 14 but was barred from taking part after she became a mother at 19. The winner of Miss World America represents the US at the Miss World competition but contestants will not be considered if they have given birth. Miss Universe will also not accept mothers. Gloria Allred, a prominent women's rights lawyer who is representing Quiroga, did not rule out also taking out a lawsuit. She said: "We'll do everything we think possible to get these rules eliminated."

03.13.22 Ukraine: Former Miss Ukraine describes escape from Kyiv, asks for aid. Ukraine: The journey of Ukrainians and their land is known by all, the confusion is all over the minds of the world's people. There is no place the siren would not sound and there is no place the rocket, don't would explode, she said. Didusenko told her story in the Los Angeles office of women's rights attorney Gloria Allred in a news conference. A few months ago she became friends with the former beauty queen.

03.09.22 Lexology - In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating three trailblazing women in the legal profession. These women—Gloria Allred, Constance Baker Motley, and Faiza Saeed—have broken barriers for female lawyers and have made a lasting impact on the legal profession. Each of these influential women shattered glass ceilings in different fields of law.

03.08.22 The Wrap - Miss Ukraine 2018 Veronika Didusenko called on President Joe Biden and other Western leaders Tuesday for a no-fly zone above her country - and for more weapons and ammunition for her people - amid Russia's devastating invasion of Ukraine. Didusenko, who fled her homeland with her 7-year-old son in recent days, spoke at a news conference in downtown Los Angeles, with attorney Gloria Allred.

03.08.22 AP News - "Former Miss Ukraine describes escape from Kyiv, asks for aid". Veronika Didusenko, on Tuesday described her journey with her young son to escape Kyiv and her homeland as Russian troops invaded the country last month, and called on countries to do more to arm her countrymen and women. Didusenko told her story at a news conference in the Los Angeles office of women's rights attorney Gloria Allred, who said she became friends with the former beauty queen several months ago.

03.08.22 People - Veronika Didusenko, who won the title of Miss Ukraine in 2018, was joined by attorney Gloria Allred on Tuesday as she made a plea on behalf of Ukrainians under attack by Russian forces. During the press conference in Los Angeles on International Women's Day, Didusenko joined Allred in calling on President Joe Biden to give Ukrainians the opportunity to come to the U.S., "if they so choose," without a visa.

03.08.22 The Hollywood Reporter - Russian Attack Causing "Humanitarian Catastrophe," Says Former Miss Ukraine. During a Tuesday press conference with Gloria Allred, Veronika Didusenko called on the U.S. to arm Ukrainians and impose a no-fly zone over the country.

03.07.22 Newsweek - Gloria Allred, an attorney who has represented 33 accusers of Bill Cosby, denounced the Supreme Court's Monday decision to decline to review the Pennsylvania high court's move to vacate the 84-year-old comedian's criminal sexual assault conviction. Yet, she's hopeful he might soon suffer separate legal consequences for his actions. "On May 9, 2022, just two months from now, we will begin our civil trial against Mr. Cosby in our case of Huth v. Cosby in L.A. County Superior Court. In her lawsuit Ms. Huth alleges that she was the victim of child sexual abuse by Bill Cosby at the Playboy mansion when she was only 15 years old."

02.28.22 OK Magazine - Prince Andrew recently settled Virginia Giuffre's sexual abuse lawsuit against him - but have we seen the last of his legal woes? According to powerhouse attorney Gloria Allred - who has represented multiple victims of Jeffrey Epstein's - a new law could open up more opportunities for accusers to come forward against the 61-year-old royal.

02.25.22 The Sacramento Bee - Richelle Nice, a former juror who participated in the 2005 Scott Peterson trial, is expected to testify under a grant of immunity as she begins a weeklong hearing starting Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, centered on whether she lied about her history with domestic violence. Nice was part of the jury who convicted Scott Peterson and sent him to death row. During the 2005 criminal trial of Scott Peterson, attorney Gloria Allred represented witness Amber Frey, a former girlfriend of Mr. Peterson.

02.17.22 Express - 'Want silence!' Andrew 'agrees not to repeat Virginia Giuffre sexual assault denial'. The Duke of York has agreed to no longer repeat the denial of Virginia Giuffre allegations as a part of the out-of-court settlement, The Telegraph claims. Gloria Allred, a US lawyer who represented several of Jeffrey Epstein's victims, told Radio 4 "Lawsuits are war but a settlement means that both sides are seeking peace, and that's what happened here.

02.16.22 Daily Mail - 'Now talk to the FBI': Lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein victims accuses Andrew of hypocrisy for pledging to help sex abuse victims while refusing to cooperate with authorities. Gloria Allred said that duke's promise to tackle the 'evils of sex trafficking' as part of his settlement with Virginia Roberts, who brought the lawsuit under her married name Virginia Giuffre, should start by consenting to be interviewed by federal agents. Miss Allred said: 'It is long overdue for him to agree to answer their questions about what he knows and observed about Jeffrey Epstein and underage girls.

02.16.22 The Guardian - The settlement agreed between Virginia Giuffre and Prince Andrew over alleged sexual assault will leave the public to decide who they believe, according to Gloria Allred, a top US lawyer working with several victims of the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. She told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Lawsuits are war, but a settlement means both sides are seeking peace. There will be peace now but this case will be remembered for many years to come."

02.16.22 Evening Standard - Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre 'did not want to give evidence in public', says Epstein victim lawyer. Top US attorney Gloria Allred said being questioned on the stand was "not a comfortable experience" for victims or defendants. "The people will draw their own conclusions in the court of public opinion, but it's not going to happen in a court of law." Ms. Allred, who represents many of the victims of sex offender Epstein, told Times Radio: "Are we now going to ever know the truth of what Prince Andrew did or did not do?

02.15.22 4 News - Prince Andrew: 'It will be all over if and when the settlement is paid', lawyer for Epstein victims says. Joining Jackie Long, Social Affairs Editor, live from LA is Gloria Allred, who represents many victims of the sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

02.15.22 Glamour UK - Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre have reportedly reached an out of court settlement - here's why the case is still important in the fight against sexual abuse. This case is an important reminder that when women believe that they have been sexually victimised by powerful men and find the courage to abandon their fear, that it is possible for them to seek justice," says Gloria Allred, the US lawyer world-renowned for taking on high-profile cases involving the protection of women's rights.

02.06.22 Daily Mail - New York's disgraced former governor Andrew Cuomo could challenge Attorney General Letitia James in the upcoming election as retribution for her office's damning investigation that branded him a serial groper. Attorney Gloria Allred represents Sherry Vill, one of the many women who accused Cuomo of sexual misconduct. She alleges Cuomo grabbed her face and kissed her 'aggressively and in a sexual manner' on both cheeks in May 2017 while he was touring her home in Greece, near Rochester, as he inspected local flood damage.

02.03.22 Epoch TV - Justice is SERVED. Disgraced media mogul, Harvey Weinstein, was sentenced in New York to 23 years in prison for sexual criminal acts and was extradited to California for a new trial on sex crime charges. Witness the rise and fall of one of Hollywood's most powerful men. Los Angeles lawyer Gloria Allred, represented some of his accusers in the New York trial and also represents two accusers in the Los Angeles case.

02.01.22 The Sun - R KELLY has reportedly asked for more time to file an appeal in his sex abuse case after testing positive for Covid in jail. The disgraced singer was found guilty of racketeering last September following six weeks of graphic testimony. Following the jury's verdict, women's rights attorney Gloria Allred, who represented several of Kelly's victims, described the musician as the worst sexual predator she had pursued in her 47-year career of practicing law.

02.01.22 New York Times - Mel Mermelstein, Holocaust Survivor Who Sued Deniers, Dies at 95. He accused a revisionist history group of reneging on its promise to give a reward to anyone who could prove that the Nazis gassed Jews. He hired William John Cox, a public interest lawyer (and later in the proceedings, Gloria Allred), and sued in Los Angeles County Superior Court for breach of contract, anticipatory repudiation, libel, injurious denial of established fact and intentional infliction of emotional distress. He won his case.

01.30.22 Audio Times - Virginia Giuffre's lawsuit against the Duke of York moves forward. A team of American lawyers will fly into London as soon as next month to question Prince Andrew over allegations of sexual assault. Attorney Gloria Allred explains the deposition process and what Prince Andrew can expect.

01.26.22 News Night - Prince Andrew is demanding a jury trial in the Virginia Giuffre sexual assault case, his lawyers announced on Wednesday. The defiant statement from the prince's legal team means a civil trial is likely to take place later this year in New York. Attorney Gloria Allred explains the significance.

01.26.22 Morning in America - Attorney Gloria Allred comments on Sports Illustrated Swimsuits' new gender equality initiative that sets new standards for ads.

01.25.22 Fox News - Alec Baldwin, 'Rust' producers file to dismiss lawsuit, Allred says not so fast. The lawsuit was originally filed by 'Rust' script supervisor Mamie Mitchell and her attorney Gloria Allred.

01.25.22 NBC News - Alec Baldwin, 'Rust' producers say fatal shooting was 'workplace accident' in seeking to dismiss lawsuit. The movie's script supervisor, Mamie Mitchell, should purse her claims through workers compensation, defense attorneys said in their petition to have the civil claim tossed out. Mitchell's attorney, Gloria Allred, said the defendants "are trying to avoid explaining their conduct before a judge and a jury in a court of law."

01.23.22 Daily Beast - 'We Need to Talk About Cosby' Doc Eviscerates 'America's Dad': A 'Rapist' Who 'Had a TV Show Once'. At the beginning of the new documentary series We Need to Talk About Cosby, director W. Kamau Bell asks what should be a simple question: "Who is Bill Cosby now?" Few of his interview subjects are able to answer it. High-profile attorney Gloria Allred is quick and direct: "I look forward to seeing Bill Cosby again," she says. "In a court of law."

01.21.22 The U.S. Sun - A TOP lawyer for victims of Jeffrey Epstein has slammed Prince Andrew for "betraying Queen and country" by associating with the late pedo financier. Los Angeles-based Gloria Allred said of the Duke of York's relationship with Epstein: "If you get down in the mud with pigs you are going to get mud on you."

01.20.22 The Lawyer Stories Podcast - The Lawyer Stories Podcast Episode 78 featuring Gloria Allred, legal icon, fearless advocate for justice and equality and founding partner of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg (AM&G) in Los Angeles, California. Gloria shares with us her personal journey to the practice of law and why she became a tireless crusader against discrimination, combating injustices and winning new rights, especially for women and minorities. We further discuss some of the nationally recognized cases she has been a part of and how she stays cool under pressure.

01.19.22 Glamour Magazine UK- Why the Prince Andrew case is monumental in the fight against sexual abuse, whatever the outcome. Virginia Giuffre's lawsuit against Prince Andrew is more proof that women should not - and will not - be silenced on abuse. "This case is an important reminder that when women believe that they have been sexually victimised by powerful men and find the courage to abandon their fear, that it is possible for them to seek justice," says Gloria Allred, the US lawyer world-renowned for taking on high-profile cases involving the protection of women's rights.

01.16.22 Daily Mail - Prince Andrew was last night accused of a 'tone-deaf' defence to his legal battle with Virginia Roberts after his lawyers suggested she may have 'false memories' of her encounters with him. In a scathing response to the Duke's demand for Miss Roberts' mental health records, her lawyer, David Boies, said: 'She wouldn't 'misremember sexual abuse by a Prince of England.' Gloria Allred, who represents numerous Epstein victims, said: 'The Prince is entitled to take the deposition of Virginia's therapist for the purpose of determining emotional distress. That is not uncommon.

01.12.22 Channel 4 News UK - Prince Andrew fails to stop US sexual abuse civil case brought by Virginia Giuffre. Prince Andrew has long denied accusations he sexually assaulted Virginia Giuffre when she was 17, and had tried to use a settlement she reached years ago with the convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein to stop a civil case before it started. Attorney Gloria Allred represents 20 victims of Epstein.

01.11.22 The Oxford Spokesman - 'Rust' scene didn't predict Baldwin Shooting Gun, says script supervisor. "Rust" screenplay supervisor Mamie Mitchell says the scene in which actor and producer Alec Baldwin killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in October did not include a gun being fired. She filed a lawsuit against Baldwin and other members of the film's production. Ms. Mitchell is represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

01.06.22 Insider - Inside the messy effort to compensate 225 Jeffrey Epstein accusers. The Epstein Victims' Compensation Program put a price on the experiences of women the financier sexually abused. The program ultimately established for Epstein's victims promised a measure of justice that had eluded them in court, the attorney Gloria Allred said. "It took a great deal of courage for the victims to share the details of how Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficked or sexually victimized them," Allred, who represents 20 of Epstein's victims, told Insider.

01.06.22 Texas News Today - Chris Noth cut out "and just like that ... the season finale after allegations of sexual abuse". According to TV Line, 67-year-old North was to make a temporary appearance at the season finale after his character, Mr. Big, died in the first episode. Lisa Gentile, 54, claims to have been "sexually abused" by the actor. Her lawyer, Gloria Allred, claims that the experience was "traumatic".

01.05.22 Daily Express - Prince Andrew has 'mountain to climb' as judge's decision in dismissing case looms. The Duke of York's legal team is currently locking horns with his accuser Virginia Giuffre's in a civil case. Ms. Giuffre claims she had sex with the prince three times when she had been trafficked and used as a sex slave by paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. Legal observers, including a lawyer who represents numerous Epstein victims, are doubtful as to whether the Duke is covered by it. Gloria Allred, who represents 16 of Epstein's victims, said "the odds are against Prince Andrew".

01.04.22 New York Post - Cuomo accuser: DA sends wrong message to women by dropping criminal charges. But Albany County DA David Soares announced Tuesday he had asked the court to dismiss the charges, explaining that his office wouldn't have been able to prove the allegations at trial. Famed women's rights lawyer Gloria Allred, the attorney representing Susan Iannucci - who claimed Cuomo kissed her cheek without permission during a press conference - said she didn't think other alleged victims of sexual harassment should be deterred from coming forward.

01.04.22 Duke's lawyers target Giuffre's $500,000 deal with Epstein. The "release agreement" for which Jeffrey Epstein paid Virginia Roberts Giuffre $500,000 seems to absolve third parties. But it does not say if the Duke of York was one of them. "He has an uphill battle because his name is not specifically mentioned there," Gloria Allred, a civil lawyer who has negotiated thousands of similar agreements, said.

01.03.22 BBC - A document that details a settlement between sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and Virginia Giuffre could be made public this week. It could be key to a legal case involving Prince Andrew. Lawyers for the Duke of York believe it could release him from liability. Attorney Gloria Allred explains what this document is and what it could reveal. Ms. Allred represents 20 accusers of Jeffrey Epstein.