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12.20.23 Fox 5 NY – Roe v. Wade overturned: Gloria Allred reacts following the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling. Women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred speaks to LiveNOW after the U.S. Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. Since Roe was overturned, abortion-related questions have been on the ballot in seven states – and the abortion rights side has prevailed on all of them.

12.20.23 Fox News – Alec Baldwin left off ‘Rust’ witness list for armorer’s trial over fatal shooting. Prosecutors in the ‘Rust’ case are currently deciding whether to re-charge Baldwin in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Baldwin still faces a handful of civil lawsuits, including one brought by “Rust” script supervisor Mamie Mitchell, along with another by Hutchins’ mother, father and sister. The plaintiffs are represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

12.19.23 Rolling Stone – Harvey Weinstein Accuser Involved in His Criminal Trials Files Lawsuit. A year after a Los Angeles jury failed to reach a unanimous verdict on her claims Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her in a Beverly Hills hotel room in 2013, the woman known as Jane Doe No. 2 at Weinstein’s California criminal trial has filed a lawsuit against the disgraced former movie mogul. The new lawsuit filed by her longtime lawyer Gloria Allred will allow Jane Doe No. 2 to pursue her claims with a civil jury and also seek damages from Weinstein’s company.

12.15.23 Sportskeeda – Sacramento Kings’ crowd unleashes scorn as every Josh Giddey touch is met with loud boos. Amid being investigated for an alleged improper relationship with a minor, OKC Thunder guard Josh Giddey received a harsh reception from Sacramento Kings fans. Per The Sacramento Observer’s Mark Haynes, Kings fans booed Giddey “every time he touched the ball” to start Thursday’s matchup between OKC and Sacramento. The underage girl and her family have hired renowned lawyer Gloria Allred to handle the case. Allred is known for representing women in cases against famous/prominent men.

12.11.23 TickerTVNews – The NBA’s stance on player allegations. The investigation involves allegations that Josh Giddey had an inappropriate relationship with a minor two years ago. NBA commissioner Adam Silver has stated that the league will not suspend Giddey based solely on an allegation, as has been the league’s policy in the past. However, the investigation has taken a back seat while the police are involved. The girl and her family have hired lawyer Gloria Allred but have not spoken to the media. Giddey and the Thunder have remained silent on the matter.

12.08.23 USA Today – NBA commissioner Adam Silver opened up about why the league has allowed Oklahoma City Thunder star Josh Giddey to continue playing despite being accused of having an improper relationship with a minor. “I can’t think of many circumstances where we’ve suspended a player based on an allegation alone,” Silver said on ESPN’s “NBA Today” on Friday. California-based attorney Gloria Allred, whose law firm is known for representing alleged victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, is representing the family of the minor with whom Giddey allegedly had an improper relationship with.

12.08.23 U.S. Sun – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has broken his silence on star Josh Giddey and why he’s still playing during two separate investigations. “In this case, so we have an allegation, and then you have a police investigation and then a parallel league investigation. “I also add that, where there is a criminal investigation, we take a back seat… that impacts how the players and players association can work with us because, of course, the player needs to protect his rights. On December 4, it emerged that high-profile lawyer Gloria Allred is representing the family of the girl involved in the case. She confirmed her involvement in the case but declined to comment further when reached by The U.S. Sun this week.

12.08.23 The Sydney Morning Herald – National men’s basketball coach Brian Goorjian says he “100 per cent” wants Josh Giddey to represent Australia at Paris 2024, but has a back-up plan, as the NBA star deals with hostile opposition fans and two separate investigations into allegations of an improper relationship with a teenage girl. High-profile US lawyer Gloria Allred is now acting for the girl and her family.

12.05.23 INQueensland – A high-profile US lawyer has confirmed she is representing the family of the girl with whom Australian basketball star Josh Giddey has been accused of having an improper relationship. Responding to queries about her role in the case, attorney Gloria Allred – famous for advocating for women in cases against powerful men and celebrities including OJ Simpson, Michael Jackson, Tommy Lee and Dodi Fayed – did not elaborate, saying: “We have no comment”.

12.05.23 TMZ – A boat full of migrants washed ashore in Malibu last week — and we’ve learned their landing spot ended up being closer to Gloria Allred’s place … plus, turns out, this is the norm! Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … the boat in question from last Tuesday — where at least two dozen migrants scrambled on the beach upon touching down on land — was much closer to Allred’s home (like right next to, in fact) than it was Barbra Streisand’s … something that was initially reported by other outlets.

12.04.23 AP – Gloria Allred is representing the family of the girl with whom Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddey is accused of having an improper relationship, the famed attorney confirmed Monday. Allred has been an advocate for women in cases against powerful men and celebrities for decades. She did not elaborate in an e-mail response, saying: “We have no comment.”

12.03.23 Fox Sports – New development as ‘pitbull’ lawyer to represent teen in Giddey case. Giddey is under investigation by the Newport Beach Police Department in California and the NBA over allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a minor. The situation has now taken another twist with the family linking up with lawyer Gloria Allred, a powerful women’s rights lawyer. Allred has made headlines for her roles in previous high profile cases surrounding women’s rights and her Allred, Marko and Goldberg firm claims she handles more women’s rights cases than any other private practice in the United States.

12.03.23 First Sports – Minor who Josh Giddey allegedly had s*x with hires Bill Cosby’s r*pe victim’s lawyers, as OKC star’s woes deepen. Gloria Allred is the attorney on record, representing the family of minor girl in the Josh Giddey scandal.

12.02.23 Daily Mail – Famed attorney Gloria Allred ‘hired by family of minor at the center of Josh Giddey investigation’ with NBA star accused of an inappropriate relationship. The Oklahoma City Thunder player is being investigated by police and the NBA over an alleged relationship with a minor. Allred was quoted by TMZ Sports as saying: ‘We represent the family and have no comment.’

12.02.23 Sportskeeda – Who is Gloria Allred? Closer look at lawyer hired by alleged minor’s family in Josh Giddey scandal.

12.02.23 Hot New Hip Hop – Josh Giddey Allegations: Livvy Cook Hires Attorney Gloria Allred. The attorney synonymous with defending women against powerful men has now joined the high-profile NBA case.

12.02.23 Thirsty For News – Josh Giddey Investigation Intensifies As Acclaimed Attorney Steps In For Minor’s Family. According to TMZ, Gloria Allred is set to add another high-profile case to her extensive legal career as the renowned attorney has been retained by the young woman at the center of the investigation involving Josh Giddey.

11.30.23 Business Insider – Former ‘porn king’ Ron Jeremy, who now suffers from severe dementia, will be released to a private residence – despite his accusers’ objections. Many of the women who accused Jeremy of rape or sexual assault also objected to the move. Several spoke at a hearing Thursday afternoon at a courthouse in Hollywood. Famed women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred, said “We will not know where that private residence is and if he will be locked down in the private residence.”

11.29.23 Nicki Swift – Dodi Fayed’s Rumored Ex-Fiancée Kelly Fisher Lives A Normal Life Now. Kelly Fisher was blissfully unaware that her fiancé, Dodi Fayed, had replaced her with Diana, Princess of Wales. Esquire recounts that a year before paparazzi pics surfaced of Diana and Dodi engaging in a mega yacht PDA, Fisher was flashing a $200,000 diamond and sapphire engagement ring. Fisher claimed that following the release of the photos, Dodi unceremoniously dumped her – by phone. However, Fisher refused to bow out silently. Instead, she lawyered up, hiring Hollywood pitbull Gloria Allred, and filed a lawsuit against the Fayeds.

11.25.23 Market Realist – A look back at Jessica Drake’s sexual assault allegations against then Republican nominee Donald Trump. Drake, a renowned adult film actress and sex educator, emerged as the 11th woman to level sexual misconduct allegations against the Republican nominee, Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential election. Standing alongside civil rights attorney Gloria Allred, Drake detailed an alleged incident of sexual assault that occurred nearly a decade back.

11.24.23 Vanity Fair – Sean Combs, Bill Cosby, and many others see more allegations under the Empire State’s Adult Survivors Act. A last-minute surge of lawsuits, many against high-profile actors, musicians, and politicians, was filed just before the Thursday, November 24 deadline. Cuba Gooding Jr. is another actor who’s faced previous allegations: in June, he settled a civil case involving an alleged 2013 rape just minutes before jury selection was to begin, Deadline reported at the time. Now two women say that Gooding groped them in separate incidents at New York restaurants in 2018 and 2019. (The lawsuit can be viewed online.) Both incidents resulted in criminal charges, to which Gooding pleaded guilty. According to attorney Gloria Allred, who represents both victims, Gooding’s penalties in criminal cases were insufficient, hence the suits. “Our clients were deprived of the justice they sought in the criminal case,” Allred said. “They are now seeking justice and accountability in their civil cases.

11.20.23 Survivornet – Celebrity chef and best-selling author Sandra Lee, 57, is baring it all in the coffee table book “New York Moves” to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the magazine’s “Moves Power Women” gala. Lee is also featured in the book alongside 200 women, including author Huma Abedin and attorney Gloria Allred.

11.20.23 Yahoo – Here’s Where ‘The Crown’s Kelly Fisher Is Now. As many people know, Diana was romantically involved with Dodi Al Fayed at the time of her death in August of 1997. But The Crown brings up some questions about how single he was when he met Diana. In the series, a woman named Kelly Fisher was engaged to Dodi before he got involved with Diana, and there’s a messy timeline linking his engagement and his jaunt on a yacht with Diana. After a British tabloid published photographs that showed Diana and Dodi embracing Kelly went to Hollywood and hired attorney Gloria Allred to file a breach-of-contract suit against Dodi, according to Vanity Fair. A few days later, Diana and Dodi were killed in a car crash in a Parisian tunnel, and Kelly withdrew her lawsuit.

11.19.23 Republic – Who is Kelly Fisher? The Crown 6 sheds light on a lesser-known character in Princess Diana’s life. Princess Diana’s romance with Egyptian billionaire Dodi Fayed was foreshadowed by the latter’s doomed relationship with American model Kelly Fisher.

11.19.23 Elle – Before her tragic death in August 1997, Princess Diana was aboard the Jonikal, the boat owned by Mohamed Al-Fayed, on a getaway with his son Dodi, her new fling. However, he was already engaged when he first joined Diana on the boat at his father’s behest in July. His fiancée was Kelly Fisher, an American actress and model, and their wedding was scheduled for the following month, on August 9, 1997. In August, she sued Dodi for breach of contract, and was represented by high-profile lawyer Gloria Allred. But she withdrew the suit after his death.

11.18.23 Business Insider – The Miss Universe pageant will take place on Saturday in El Salvador. The pageant comes on the heels of a year of turmoil for the pageant. But the Miss Universe organization has faced several controversies over the years. For example, Jenna Talackova wanted to compete in the 2012 Miss Canada pageant, which feeds into Miss Universe. But Talackova was initially banned from competing because she is transgender, as CNN reported at the time. Talackova hired womens’ rights lawyer Gloria Allred to challenge the pageant’s rule, but the pageant decided to change its rule in April 2012, according to CNN.

11.18.23 Newswires – New York Moves Magazine hosts its 20th annual Moves Power Women Gala and Dinner celebrating 20 years of Power Women at Mandarin Oriental NYC. Some of the red carpet guests include: Betsey Johnson: 2011 Honoree Fashion Designer, Cultural Icon. Actor Mira Sorvino: 2007 Honoree Academy Award-Winning Actor & Human Rights Advocate, and Gloria Allred: 2011 Honoree Attorney & Partner, Allred, Maroko & Goldberg.

11.18.23 NY Post – Who is Kelly Fisher? The Crown’ revives interest in model Dodi Fayed ‘ditched’ for Diana. Few people know that the Egyptian billionaire romanced a stunning American model just before he began dating Diana in the summer of 1997. Fayed and Kentucky-born Kelly Fisher were together for close to a year before he was linked to the princess. After seeing the snapshots in the British tabloids, a stunned and jilted Fisher decided to sue Fayed for breach of contract and leaving her feeling emotionally wounded. After Fayed’s fatal car crash, Fisher tearfully dropped her suit, saying in a statement via her attorney Gloria Allred: “Out of respect for the tragedy, and tremendous loss the Fayed family has suffered, she has authorized me as her attorney, to dismiss her lawsuit against Mr. Fayed. Although she does have the legal right to pursue the lawsuit against his estate after his death, she has voluntarily chosen not to exercise that right.”

11.18.23 Fact-checking ‘The Crown’: Was Dodi al-Fayed engaged when he romanced Diana? Dodi met Kelly Fisher in July 1996; by February 1997, he had proposed. After a British tabloid had published a photo of Dodi and Diana on the big yacht, kissing, Fisher did what a lot of spurned women in the 1990s did: She hired the feminist lawyer Gloria Allred. In an Aug. 14 news conference with a stunned Fisher at her side, Allred called Dodi a “frog in prince’s clothing” and announced that Fisher was suing him for breach of contract. The day after the tragic Paris car crash, Allred announced that Fisher would drop the lawsuit “out of respect for the tragedy and tremendous loss the Fayed family has suffered.”

11.18.23 Town & Country – Was Dodi Al Fayed Really Engaged to Kelly Fisher? The Crown’s final season features Dodi’s relationship with Princess Diana-one that began while he was still linked to American model Kelly Fisher. Kelly and Dodi met in Paris in 1996, and Kelly said they were engaged when Dodi started seeing Princess Diana in July 1997. In early August 1997, Kelly, represented by Gloria Allred, sued Dodi, alleging they were set to be married August 9. Kelly withdrew her lawsuit on September 1, 1997, the day after the deaths of Dodi and Princess Diana. Allred said in a press conference at the time, “Out of respect for the tragedy, and tremendous loss the Fayed family has suffered, she has authorized me as her attorney, to dismiss her lawsuit against Mr. Fayed.

11.17.23 Cosmopolitan – You’ve watched The Crown season 6 part 1 and have some questions. Specifically about Dodi Fayed being engaged to Kelly Fisher during the beginning of his relationship with Princess Diana. Kelly sued Dodi. The lawsuit is mentioned on The Crown, but they didn’t get into the press conference Kelly held in Beverly Hills on August 15, 1997 (wearing her engagement ring, no less), with her lawyer, Gloria Allred.

11.17.23 Distractify – Upon viewing Season 6 of The Crown, fans began wondering about Kelly Fisher, the woman who was once reportedly engaged to Dodi Fayed. Kelly claimed that she and Dodi were set to wed on Aug. 9, 1997, per Time. As proof, the American said the businessman had given her a large sapphire and diamond ring – one that oddly resembled Princess Diana’s famous bauble. But upon seeing images of her alleged-betrothed yachting with the former Princess of Wales, Kelly broke things off, and in a shocking move, sued her ex for breaching a marital contract. Represented by attorney-to-the-stars Gloria Allred, Kelly claimed Dodi lied to her, and even made her put her career on a backburner, subsidizing her lifestyle with an oversized budget, then leaving her high and dry.

11.17.23 Slate – Was Dodi Engaged to Someone Else When He Started Pursuing Diana? Kelly Fisher, first met Dodi Fayed in Paris in July 1996. They allegedly became engaged in February 1997, with Dodi giving her a large sapphire-and-diamond ring. However, only seven months later-after photographs of Dodi kissing Diana on his father’s yacht the Jonikal appeared on the cover of the British tabloid the Sunday Mirror, then everywhere else-Fisher realized that the relationship was in trouble. Fisher retreated to the U.S., hired powerhouse lawyer Gloria Allred, and held a press conference.

11.17.23 Marie Claire UK – Kelly Fisher might not be a name you’ve come across before, but she’s an important part of The Crown’s sixth season. Particularly during episode one, we see Dodi al Fayed, played by Khalid Abdalla, embroiled in a love triangle with two women-Kelly Fisher and the late Princess Diana. After pictures emerged in the summer of 1996 of Dodi and Diana kissing on the Fayed family yacht, Kelly – with the help of LA lawyer Gloria Allred – sued Dodi for $440,000. In 1997, Kelly dropped the lawsuit In a statement to journalists, Kelly’s lawyer Gloria said: “Out of respect for the tragedy, and tremendous loss the Fayed family has suffered, she [Kelly] has authorized me as her attorney, to dismiss her lawsuit against Mr. Fayed.

11.16.23 Time – In The Crown, Dodi attempts to propose to Diana before she stops him, pointing out that neither of them was ready for marriage-she had been divorced for just a year, while Dodi had been engaged to someone else just weeks earlier. Dodi had been in a relationship with model Kelly Fisher from 1996 until 1997 with a reported wedding planned for August 1997. According to Fisher’s lawyer, Gloria Allred, Fisher didn’t know that Diana and Dodi were romantically involved until she saw photos of the pair kissing on vacation; following the publication of the photos, she sued Dodi for breach of contract, dropping the lawsuit after Dodi and Diana’s death just days later.

11.16.23 Hello Magazine – The Crown: Did Dodi Fayed and his ex-girlfriend Kelly Fisher break up over Princess Diana? Dodi Fayed and Kelly Fisher’s breakup is contentious, to say the least. After meeting in July 1996, the model alleged that they were already engaged, when she learnt of Dodi’s blossoming relationship with Princess Diana the following year. According to Kelly, it was the famous paparazzi photos of Dodi and Diana, published in The Sunday Mirror, that alerted her to their relationship. Kelly quickly followed up with a lawsuit against Dodi, alleging a breach of contract. During a press conference Kelly’s attorney, Gloria Allred, said: “Mr. Fayed needs to take responsibility for the woman that he ‘left at the altar’ and treated with such total disrespect. He threw her love away in a callous way with no regard for her whatsoever.”

11.15.23 Baltimore Sun – 20 photos of reproductive rights protests from the age of Roe up until now. Stacker put together a slideshow of 20 photos highlighting reproductive rights demonstrations from 1970 through today. A 1989 pro-choice rally attracted Roe v. Wade attorney Gloria Allred, and plaintiff Norma McCorvey, aka “Jane Roe.”

11.15.23 Cosmopolitan – Fans of The Crown may be looking forward to seeing Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed’s romance play out in the new series, but it won’t all be smooth sailing if the season five finale is anything to go by. While Mohamed Al-Fayed befriended a newly-divorced Diana, setting the scenes for future romance between his son, Dodi, and the Princess, Dodi had entirely different plans: proposing to his girlfriend, Kelly Fisher. Kelly claims she was engaged to be married and that the couple had set a date, but says Dodi dumped her over the phone just two days before they were due to tie the knot. After Dodi and Kelly’s relationship ended (but before the fatal crash), the model filed a lawsuit against her film producer ex. Then 31, Kelly held a press conference in Beverly Hills, accompanied by her lawyer Gloria Allred. It was claimed that Dodi offered Kelly money to sideline her modelling career, so she could spend more time with him, but she dropped her lawsuit after Dodi’s death.

11.09.23 Independent – "The Crown: Meet Kelly Fisher, the supermodel Dodi Fayed was ‘engaged’ to when he dated Princess Diana." The romance between Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed is set to take center stage on The Crown season six, but many viewers may be unaware that Dodi was dating model Kelly Fisher, who claimed they were "engaged" when he met the royal. In response to the news of Princess Diana and Fayed’s romance, Fisher held a press conference with her attorney, Gloria Allred, and it was announced that she was filing a breach-of-contract lawsuit against Fayed.

11.09.23 Jalopnik – Tesla Road Rage Guy’s Victims Feel His 5-Year Sentence Is A Slap On The Wrist. The guy, whose real name is Nathaniel Radimak, was sentenced back in September to five years in prison for his actions. Between late 2022 and early 2023, Radimak targeted 10 local LA women in his attacks. His reign of terror is thankfully over. However, as KTLA reports, some of his victims feel the sentence doesn’t fit the crime. Just over two months after his conviction was handed down, a few of his victims, now being represented by women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred, feel that his sentence was too light.

11.09.23 Independent UK – The Crown: Meet Kelly Fisher, the supermodel Dodi Fayed was ‘engaged’ to when he dated Princess Diana. The pair dated for eight months before they allegedly got engaged in February 1997. But mere months later, in August 1997, Dodi was photographed kissing Diana on his father’s yacht, the pictures splashed on The Sunday Mirror’s front page and seen across the world. Humiliated and emotional, Fisher held a press conference accompanied by top lawyer Gloria Allred, she claimed that Dodi had brought her the ring, and had promised to buy her a house too. After Dodi’s death, Fisher claimed that she and Dodi had been due to marry that very month. The Fayed family denied that Dodi had asked Fisher to marry him.

11.08.23 ABC7 – Two months after a man accused of road rage was sentenced to 5 years in prison, several of his alleged victims are expressing anger over his plea deal and are calling for legislative reform. On Tuesday, four women sat alongside attorney Gloria Allred to say they are victims of both the Tesla driver’s extreme bouts of road rage, and the criminal justice system overall. The women said that part of their goal was to spread awareness for victims of other crimes. They plan to go to the California State Legislature to advocate for a bill aimed at making the process more transparent for victims. (video)

11.03.23 Radar Online – Arnold Schwarzenegger Sued By Cyclist He Allegedly Hit With SUV. The big-bucks lawsuit filed by Joanne Flickinger claims the former California governor was traveling at an “excessive speed” and “failed to keep a proper lookout” which triggered the February 5, 2023 accident in Los Angeles. Flickinger claims the collision resulted in “permanent injuries,” according to the court documents filed by her powerhouse lawyers John C. Carpenter and Gloria Allred.

10.23.23 ABC 7 – The mother of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins traveled from Ukraine to Hollywood to lay flowers on her daughter’s grave. It’s been two years since she was killed on a movie set in New Mexico. The family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking answers about the fatal shooting on the set of the movie “Rust.” “There’s a family here that is hurting, that is in pain, that is suffering,” said the attorney for the family, Gloria Allred. “There was a real human being here who was shot to death that day, and we’re always going to remember Halyna.”

10.23.23 Artdaily – The five women testifying that Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard sexually assaulted them described for jurors over the past four weeks how they ended up in the hidden bedroom suite at his office. “I was a prisoner in that room,” said one woman, the last of five complainants to conclude her testimony at a Toronto courthouse this month as prosecutors prepare to close their case. “The door sliding open is seared in my psyche,” she later added. Another woman’s mother, who testified Wednesday, advised her daughter against alerting the police at the time because of Nygard’s outsize wealth and reputation. When the woman eventually reported the assault to Los Angeles police in 2020 and Toronto police in 2021, she was supported by Gloria Allred, a renowned women’s rights attorney in the United States who has represented victims in several high-profile sexual assault cases.

10.21.23 ABC 7 Los Angeles – "Halyna Hutchins: Mother visits cinematographer’s grave on 2-year anniversary of movie set shooting." The mother of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins traveled from Ukraine to Hollywood to lay flowers on her daughter’s grave on the two year anniversary of her shooting on a movie set in New Mexico. Halyna’s mother, Olga, along with Halyna’s father and sister have filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking answers about the fatal shooting on the set of the movie, "Rust." "There’s a family here that is hurting, that is in pain, that is suffering," said the attorney for the family, Gloria Allred.

10.17.23 National Post – Final complainant in Nygard trial testifies about aftermath of alleged Toronto rape. A woman who accused Peter Nygard of sexual assault told his Toronto trial it took her decades to go to police because she feared the fashion mogul could ruin her reputation and chances at a career in the industry. In cross-examining the complainant, Nygard’s lawyer Brian Greenspan attempted to defend his client’s character and cast doubt on details in her testimony. Greenspan called attention to the complainant’s relationship with American attorney Gloria Allred, a high-profile lawyer known for taking on cases involving protection of women’s rights. The complainant clarified that Allred was referred to her by the Rape Treatment Center in Los Angeles, and supported her testimony to L.A. police pro-bono, but as a “victim’s advocate.”

10.17.23 Daily News – Prosecutors intend to bring possible involuntary manslaughter charges against Alec Baldwin to a New Mexico grand jury, according to NBC News. The case against the actor, who fired the bullet that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the western film “Rust,” is reportedly expected to move forward next month despite discussions to strike a plea deal. If convicted, the 65-year-old star could spend 18 months behind bars. Baldwin, who’s also a producer on “Rust,” formally settled a wrongful death suit with Hutchins’ son and husband in June. The cinematographer’s sister and parents hired celebrity attorney Gloria Allred to sue Baldwin in February.

10.07.23 MENAFN – Guillaume Gevart is producing a new documentary about the most powerful female lawyer in France. Anne Bouillon is the cousin of Bastien Bouillon and the great-niece of the famous Josephine Baker. She has specialized in the defense of women’s rights, and her work and reputation have made her an iconic figure in the French legal community. Some have even compared her to the American attorney Gloria Allred. The documentary aims to delve into the daily life and perspective of Anne Bouillon regarding the role of women in French society. It also addresses the important issue of domestic and sexual violence that women experience in their lives.

10.05.23 Ex-USC Gynecologist Found Dead Before Sex Abuse Trial. George Tyndall was awaiting trial on 35 criminal counts of sexual assault-a fraction of the more than 17,000 potential victims cited in a series of lawsuits that resulted in settlements exceeding $1 billion. “I wish death on no one, but I do hope that without his presence on this Earth, I and many of his other survivors, can find peace in knowing that he is gone,” Mohazab said in a statement provided to The Daily Beast by lawyer Gloria Allred, whose firm is representing more than 70 Tyndall victims in civil proceedings.

10.05.23 KTLA – Dr. George Tyndall, the former University of Southern California gynecologist who allegedly sexually abused thousands of women on campus, died Wednesday at the age of 76. “Like Jeffrey Epstein, he will never have to face a criminal trial,” said attorney Gloria Allred, who represents 72 of Tyndall’s accusers. “They were hoping that they could, if he was convicted at a criminal trial, be able to give a victim impact statement so that he would hear the harm, the damage that he caused to them when he was their OBGYN and they were his patients.”

09.29.23 Newsbreak – “Sen. Dianne Feinstein Remembered: Gloria Allred and the Nation Pay Tribute to a Trailblazing Leader.” The political realm is awash with mourning as Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., a formidable advocate for gun control measures and a unifying force in the Senate, passed away at age 90. In this interview, a poignant reflection from women’s rights attorney, Gloria Allred, underscores Feinstein’s unparalleled impact. Attorney Allred reminisced about the early days of Sen. Feinstein’s career and ended with a heartfelt tribute, “She is and was a legend. She left behind a legacy her family, friends, and all Californians can be proud of. She earned the high praise that many are bestowing on her today and I’m just honored to have met her, to know her, and to have supported her.”

09.12.23 The Bharat Express News – The Forever Shocking Story of Mary Kay Letourneau and Her Teen Student. Theirs was a relationship that spanned decades and captured the attention of the world, its existence dissected at water coolers across America and in more than a few made for TV movies. Because their boy-meets-girl story started when Vili Fualaau, now 40, was an actual boy. And Letourneau had been his teacher. Letourneau’s father, John Schmitz, was a former Republican state senator and congressman representing Orange County-who, it was discovered in 1982, had extra-maritally fathered two children with a former student of his from when he taught at Santa Ana College. The known conservative embarked on the affair in 1973. Schmitz died in 2001, still married to Letourneau’s mother, Mary, after 47 years. “John and Mary were just so ideologically strict, so repressive,” women’s rights advocate and attorney Gloria Allred, who knew the couple, told People in 1998. “I’m sure [Mary Kay] never felt comfortable talking to them about things she might have been feeling.”

08.25.23 KNX News – Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall pleaded not guilty Friday to 27 felony sexual abuse charges. The charges involve 16 patients who visited Tyndall between 2009 and 2016. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represented some of Tyndall’s alleged victims in a lawsuit against USC, tells KNX News’ Chris Sedens it took so long for the case to get to trial because of the sheer number of charges against him. In 2021, USC agreed to a $1.1 billion settlement with about 17,000 of Tyndall’s former patients. The university had continued to employ Tyndall for decades despite complaints about inappropriate behavior from colleagues and patients.

08.25.23 Lake County Florida News – Dodi Fayed’s Previous Relationship: A Deeper Dive. While The Crown briefly touches upon Princess Diana’s relationship with Dodi Fayed in its fifth season, it primarily emphasizes her bond with his father, Mohamed. Before Diana, Dodi was romantically involved with American model Kelly Fisher. Fisher alleges that Dodi ended their relationship over a phone call when the media reported his involvement with Diana. Represented by Attorney Gloria Allred Kelly planned to sue Dodi Fayed in 1997 for ending their relationship. However, she withdrew the lawsuit after the tragic deaths of Dodi and Princess Diana.

08.24.23 Daily Mail – Victims of singer R Kelly are expected to receive over $500K in music royalty payments as a result of a court order that directed his record label to pay them for his crimes. The money is set to be divided amongst Kelly’s multiple victims, who have only received a sum of $27K in restitution from the ‘I Believe I Can Fly’ singer. Kelly, 56, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison over sex trafficking and racketeering charges. After the sentencing, Gloria Allred, the lawyer for the victims, said she was proud of the them for their fight. ‘They wanted the court to understand their pain,’ she said. ‘Together they were able to fight his power by becoming empowered,’ she added. ‘I’m proud of all of them.’

08.23.23 KPBS – A decade later, Filner sexual harassment scandal seen as a watershed. On July 22, 2013, former city of San Diego Communications Director Irene McCormack Jackson dropped a bombshell in front of a bank of television cameras. She revealed that for months, she had watched then-Mayor Bob Filner treat women as “sexual objects” and “stupid idiots” inside the offices of City Hall. Famed women’s rights lawyer Gloria Allred, who represented Jackson in her lawsuit against the city, said she has long believed “courage is contagious” and the Filner case proved it.

08.10.23 NY Post – Judge sets ‘Rust’ armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reed trial date in involuntary manslaughter case. Gutierrez Reed worked as the armorer on the set of the Alec Baldwin film where a gun the actor was handling fired and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Baldwin still faces a handful of civil lawsuits, including one brought by “Rust” script supervisor Mamie Mitchell, along with another by Hutchins’ mother, father, and sister. The plaintiffs are represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

08.10.23 ET – Baldwin sued by Hutchins’ family. Halyna Hutchins was tragically killed on the set of Rust in October 2021 when the prop gun Alec Baldwin was holding suddenly discharged. Represented by attorneys Gloria Allred and John Carpenter, Hutchins’ family in Ukraine filed a lawsuit against Baldwin and other Rust producers over Hutchins’ death. According to legal documents, obtained by ET, the family is alleging battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence and loss of consortium for the three plaintiffs, all of whom, Allred said, seek to recover compensation for damages to certain relationships that are mutually dependent.

08.07.23 Entertainment Weekly – Chris Noth continues to deny sexual assault allegations made against him, insisting his only offense was infidelity. In Dec. 2021, two women accused the former Sex and the City star of sexual assault, citing separate incidents that occurred in Los Angeles in 2004 and New York in 2015. At the time, Noth released a statement calling the accusations “categorically false” and stating, “I did not assault these women.” A third woman then came forward accusing Noth of sexually assault in 2010 when she was 18 and working at a New York City restaurant. The actor denied her allegation, calling it “bad fiction.” Later, singer Lisa Gentile accused Noth of forcibly kissing and touching her despite her protests in a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred. He did not address her allegations at the time.

08.07.23 USA Today – In his only interview since being accused of sexual assaults, Chris Noth maintains his sole transgression was cheating on his wife. No criminal charges have been filed. That’s hardly an anomaly: The National Sexual Violence Resource Center estimates that 63% of rapes are not reported to police. Gloria Allred, the lawyer representing some of the women, declined to comment for this story. Still, this isn’t going away. Noth acknowledges that civil lawsuits remain a distinct possibility.

07.05.23 The Hollywood Reporter – Writers’ Unexpected Solace During the Strike: Themed Pickets. While many of the events that have been staged so far during the 2023 strike have been lighthearted in theme, or involved reunions of some kind (of a college or writers’ room, for instance), others seek have sought to raise awareness for more serious issues. For example, a coalition of showrunners that has been calling on entertainment companies to provide their workers with stronger protection in states that have criminalized or banned abortion organized an Amazon Studios picket featuring celebrity attorney Gloria Allred and speakers from Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights.

07.03.23 The Wrap – David Engel, the Broadway actor whose legal victory 30 years ago set a precedent against the discrimination of LGBTQ customers, sounded off on the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that granted business owners protections to discriminate against gay and lesbian individuals. “Friday’s Supreme Court decision was shocking and devastating. The news is massively disheartening and I feel that we live in frightening times and cannot look to the courts for protection,” Engel said during a press conference on Monday. Engel’s case, which was taken up by well-known civil rights attorney Gloria Allred in the California Court of Appeals, centers on the discrimination Engel and his then-partner faced when a publisher deny their photo to be included in a book of photos taken at Engel’s high school reunion.

07.01.23 Daily KOS – WOW2: July 2023 – Women Trailblazers and Activists – 7/1 thru 7/8. This Month Marks the 175th Anniversary of the Women’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls. 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 events in women’s history. One of the trailblazers featured this week is Gloria Allred an American women’s and civil rights attorney on high-profile and controversial cases, especially cases involving employment discrimination and sexual harassment.

07.01.23 “Rust” armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed allegedly passed off a “small bag of cocaine” on the day cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed. Prosecutors filed a motion Thursday, obtained by Fox News Digital, to protect a witness and included new details days after Gutierrez-Reed was charged with a drug count. Gutierrez-Reed’s new charges come after Baldwin’s involuntary manslaughter charges were dropped. Baldwin also still faces a handful of lawsuits, including one brought by “Rust” script supervisor Mamie Mitchell and another by Hutchins’ mother, father and sister. The plaintiffs are represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

06.27.23 Business Insurance – A federal appeals court reversed a lower court ruling Tuesday in a sex discrimination case, holding in a divided opinion that a lower court should have compared an aviation company’s treatment of a female pilot with the more favorable treatment it provided three male pilots. Shari S. Drerup sued the company in U.S. District Court in Columbus, Ohio, charging it with sex discrimination. The district court agreed to dismiss the case, and was overturned by the appeals court in its 2-1 ruling. Plaintiff attorney Gloria Allred, of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg in Los Angeles, said in a statement, “We are thrilled that our client, Shari Drerup, prevailed on her appeal” and “are looking forward to the trial.”

06.23.23 Courthouse News Service – Gloria Allred gets personal in dazzling speech to feminism-focused law club. In their annual dinner, the Lawyers Club of San Diego invited trailblazing civil rights attorney Gloria Allred to deliver the keynote address – an hourlong speech that covered decades of contributions to the ongoing fight for women’s equality from the founding partner of Allred, Maroko & Goldberg.

06.23.23 The Hollywood Reporter – Lily Tomlin, Gloria Allred, Marta Kauffman and top creatives called for entertainment companies to enact stronger health and safety protections for employees working in states that have banned or criminalized abortion at a reproductive health care-themed picket in front of Amazon Studios on Friday. Kauffman added to THR that she hoped the picket would convey to the industry that “we’re not going to stand for it.” She explained, “We’re not gonna stand for the women and the people with wombs, as Gloria [Allred] said, being at risk just because they want to work. This is a discrimination issue.”

06.21.23 My News LA.com – One Year Ago Today (June 21, 2022)…A Santa Monica jury sided with a Riverside County woman, finding that comedian Bill Cosby sexually abused her when she was a teenager at the Playboy Mansion in the 1970s, awarding her $500,000 in damages. “The late United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg once said, ‘Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.’ Today our client, Judy Huth, won real change because she fought Bill Cosby one step at a time 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 that he should be held accountable for what he did to her,” said attorney Gloria Allred, who represented Huth.

06.15.23 Fox News – Bill Cosby sued by 9 more women in Nevada for alleged decades-old sexual assaults. A lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in Nevada alleges that the women were individually drugged and assaulted between approximately 1979 and 1992 in Las Vegas, Reno and Lake Tahoe homes, dressing rooms and hotels. The 85-year-old former “Cosby Show” star has now been accused of rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment by more than 60 women. Earlier this year, a Los Angeles jury awarded $500,000 to Judy Huth who said Cosby sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion when she was 16 in 1975. Ms. Huth was represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

06.14.23 Alaska Commons – Alec Baldwin Cleared of Criminal Charges. Alec Baldwin, who was initially charged with involuntary manslaughter, was cleared of all criminal charges in the “Rust” case. The charges were dismissed in April after prosecutors cited new evidence and the need for more time to investigate. Baldwin still faces civil lawsuits, including one from Halyna Hutchins’ family and one from “Rust” script supervisor Mamie Mitchell. Both parties are represented by Gloria Allred, and Allred vows to hold Baldwin accountable for his actions.

06.14.23 ET – Halyna Hutchins was tragically killed on the set of Rust in October 2021 when the prop gun Alec Baldwin was holding suddenly discharged, striking and killing the cinematographer and injuring director Joel Souza. In the months since tragedy struck in New Mexico, lawsuits were filed, criminal charges were filed — then dropped — and allegations were made, the latest of which include claims that the film’s armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, consumed alcohol and smoked marijuana during filming of the Western film.

06.06.23 ABC 7 – Cuba Gooding Jr. has settled his lawsuit with a woman who accused him of raping her in a New York City hotel room 10 years ago. The settlement comes as jury selection was about to begin Tuesday in a federal civil trial that could have caused the actor to pay millions in damages had the jury sided with the woman. The plaintiff had been seeking $6 million in damages. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. “I have no comment at this time,” the woman’s attorney, Gloria Allred, said in response to an email by ABC News.

06.06.23 PBS News Hour – Just as a trial was to begin, it was revealed Tuesday that Cuba Gooding Jr. has settled accusations that he raped a woman in a New York City hotel a decade ago, according to court records. The actor had insisted through lawyers that his encounter with the woman was consensual after the two met at a nearby restaurant. The lawsuit sought $6 million in damages. Attorney Gloria Allred, one of several representing the woman, declined comment. Other lawyers, including those representing Gooding, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

06.06.23 Deadline – Cuba Gooding Jr. will not have to face trial for rape. Minutes before jury selection was schedule to start this morning in New York in the civil case against the Oscar winner for an alleged 2013 assault, a deal was announced between the Oscar winner and the unnamed plaintiff. As is common with matters such as this, the settlement is being kept confidential. However, from what sources tell us, Gooding paid the alleged victim a “considerable sum” to end the case. Today, Attorney Gloria Allred said that she and her client in the civil case had “no comment at this time.

06.03.23 1 News – Kanye West is being sued by a paparazzo. The 45-year-old rap star was being pursued by photographer Nichol Lechmanik when he confronted her and grabbed her cellphone but she is now taking him to court as she claims that his actions have left a long-lasting impact. Meanwhile, Nichol’s attorney Gloria Allred claimed that West needs to remember he was in a public place when the incident took place – where anyone has the “right” to film – and suggested that the ‘Donda’ rapper “stays home” to retain his privacy.

06.01.23 Kanye West sued by photographer after the rapper allegedly threw her phone into the street. Video of the incident was recorded outside a Newbury Park sports facility on Jan. 27 where West’s child was reportedly playing in a school game, according to the clip recorded by photographer Nichol Lechmanik. Lechmanik’s associate also recorded West from the passenger seat, according to the lawsuit. That video showed West demanding a camera from another paparazzi photographer after he walked away from Lechmanik’s vehicle. Both videos were played during a news conference Thursday with Lechmanik’s attorney Gloria Allred.

05.24.23 Cali4nia Magazine – Alec Baldwin takes to social media to commemorate the conclusion of filming for ‘Rust’ in Montana. The Western film’s journey was marred by a tragic incident when cinematographer Halyna Hutchins lost her life on set. Baldwin faced involuntary manslaughter charges after a gun he was holding discharged, leading to the death of Halyna Hutchins and injuring Joel Souza. Although the case was eventually closed, potential future charges against Baldwin remain uncertain. Additionally the actor faces civil lawsuits, including those filed by Hutchins’ family and ‘Rust’ script supervisor Mamie Mitchell, represented by prominent attorney Gloria Allred.

05.23.23 Fox News – Alec Baldwin calls completion of ‘Rust’ a ‘miracle’ after fatal shooting on set. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot in October 2021 when a gun Baldwin was holding fired on set. Baldwin was initially charged with involuntary manslaughter in the beginning of 2022, after a rehearsal for the film went awry. The case was later closed in the First Judicial District Court of New Mexico, although new charges could be brought against Baldwin in the future. The “30 Rock” star still faces other civil lawsuits, including one from the family of Hutchins, as well as a suit brought by “Rust” script supervisor Mamie Mitchell. Both parties are represented by Gloria Allred.

05.17.23 Manila Bulletin – The Pateros municipal government congratulated a Filipino for being the speaker at her commencement ceremony at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, also known as Penn Carey Law, in the US. Lawyer Maria Veronica Manalo, a Pateros resident, graduated from the university law school with a Master of Laws (LLM). The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School held its commencement ceremony on May 15 at the American Academy of Music in Philadelphia. This year’s commencement address was delivered by women’s rights lawyer Gloria Allred.

05.16.23 CNN – Criminal charges in Minnesota against R&B singer R. Kelly were dropped Tuesday, prosecutors announced Tuesday. Kelly was charged in 2019 by Hennepin County prosecutors with two counts of engaging in prostitution with a person under the age of 18. The alleged victim in Minnesota – identified only as “Jane Doe” – issued a written statement through the office of her attorney, Gloria Allred. “As a surviving victim of R. Kelly, I feel sad about the fact that Hennepin County Attorney’s Office in Minnesota decided not to hold him accountable for what he did to me when I was a minor,” she said. “If there had been a criminal trial, I would have been willing to testify against R. Kelly. Even though it wouldn’t have brought any extra prison time for him, it would have given me closure.”

05.10.23 Scripps News – Jury unanimously finds Trump liable for sexually abusing, and defaming E. Jean Carrol. Attorney Gloria Allred joins Scripps News and discusses the verdict, possible grounds for appeal, and the difference between a civil trial and a criminal trial. Watch here:

05.10.23 Mirror – Inside Donald Trump’s web of lies and payouts to 26 women who accused him of sex crimes. Decades of allegations against President Trump detail him allegedly forcing himself on women at his New York and Florida homes, at beauty pageants, on planes, at restaurants and in random encounters. Just a sample of these allegations include: A former Queen of Miss Utah, represented by Gloria Allred, said Mr. Trump forcibly kissed her directly on the lips; a former yoga teacher, represented by Gloria Allred, has claimed that Trump groped her breast at a random encounter outside the 1998 US Open tennis tournament in Flushing, Queens; and a film actress, also represented by Gloria Allred, said that Trump pressured her to have sex with him 11 years ago when they met at a golf tournament in 2006.

05.10.23 The Guardian – It may have taken decades, but the law has finally caught up with Trump. On Tuesday, a jury in New York found that the former president sexually abused the advice columnist E Jean Carroll in the changing room of a department store 27 years ago. “The verdict in this case is important to survivors of sexual abuse,” says the trailblazing equal rights lawyer Gloria Allred. “It will cause many of them to believe that if they are sexually abused and defamed by a rich, powerful and famous man that they may be able to fight back and win in a civil lawsuit, even if it is too late for a criminal case to be filed or even if no police report is ever made.”

05.10.23 CNN – One World with Zain Asher – Attorney Gloria Allred speaks with Zain Asher about the Adult Survivor Act in New York, and the verdict in the E. Jean Carroll v. Donald Trump civil case. Video: 8:43 minutes

05.05.23 Fox 11 News – Gov. Newsom returns to help celebrate 5th anniversary of ‘The Issue Is’. Back in May 2018, Newsom was California’s Lt. Governor and a candidate to replace his then-boss Governor Jerry Brown. Five years, a failed recall attempt, and a pandemic, later, Newsom is now in his second, and final term as California’s chief executive. In that time, “The Issue Is” has welcomed more than 300 guests, including Presidents, Vice Presidents, Cabinet Secretaries, Senators, Members of Congress, Oscar Winners, Super Bowl Champions, and, our most frequent guest of all, Gloria Allred, with more than two dozen appearances.

04.29.23 On April 21, special prosecutors Kari Morrissey and Jason Lewis officially dismissed the criminal charges Alec Baldwin was facing for the shooting of “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in October 2021. Although the charges have been dropped, special prosecutors made it clear that they dismissed the charges without prejudice, and could file criminal charges again as they continue their investigation. After the charges were dropped, attorney Gloria Allred, who represents the family, said that her clients “remain hopeful” that Baldwin will face justice, despite the current decision to drop charges against the actor in a new statement provided to Deadline.

04.25.23 JD Journal – Ketanji Brown Jackson, the newest addition to the United States Supreme Court, is set to break the dry spell of SCOTUS law school commencement speakers. She is among the growing list of high-profile women who will address law graduates this year. Jackson will deliver remarks to American University Washington College of Law graduates on May 20 and to Boston University School of Law the following day. Law schools have secured an eclectic mix of speakers, many of them women. University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School has famed women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred slated to talk at its May 15 commencement. Allred’s grandson is among the Penn Law students who will be collecting their diplomas.

04.24.23 NY Post – Over a decade ago, Donald Trump helped a transgender woman compete in a Miss Universe pageant when he owned the organization – before the former president said Sunday that “God created two genders” as he sets his sights on retaking the White House in 2024. But Trump’s actions in 2012 appeared to be in contrast to weekend statements when he overruled the rejection of Jenna Talackova, a transgender beauty queen who entered the Miss Universe Canada competition. Talackova, then 23, was originally denied because she was not born a biological female, according to a past report. She and her lawyer at the time, Gloria Allred, called on the Miss Universe organization to nix the rule that mandated contestants be “naturally born” females.

04.24.23 Reuters – Ketanji Brown Jackson among big-name women speakers at law school graduations. The U.S. Supreme Court’s newest justice is slated to end a SCOTUS law school commencement dry spell and is among the growing list of high-profile women who will address law graduates this year. Law schools have this far secured an eclectic mix of speakers, many of them women. Duke Law School has secured Apple general counsel Kate Adams to speak at its May 13 ceremony, while the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School has famed women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred slated to talk at its May 15 commencement. Allred’s grandson is among the Penn law students who will be collecting their diplomas.

04.24.23 Winston-Salem Journal – Blair Tindall, oboist and journalist who wrote about sexual abuse at UNCSA, dies at 63. The book, “Mozart in the Jungle,” was turned into hit series on Amazon. Tindall is one of the 58 plaintiffs who are suing UNCSA, alleging they endured a culture of rampant sexual abuse and exploitation and that school administrators and faculty failed to do anything about it. The lead attorney for the plaintiffs is Gloria Allred, who is known for representing sexual harassment and sexual abuse victims.

04.24.23 CAN Lifestyle – Prosecutors on Friday (Apr 21) formally dismissed an involuntary manslaughter charge against Alec Baldwin in the fatal 2021 shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the Western film Rust, citing new evidence and the need for more time to investigate. Gloria Allred, attorney for other Hutchins relatives who filed their own lawsuit, and for Rust script supervisor Mamie Mitchell, who witnessed the shooting and filed the first suit over it, said Friday that her clients will press forward with their civil litigation against Baldwin, regardless of what happens with the criminal charges.

04.24.23 The Blast – ‘Rust’ Adds Safety Officers On Set As Alec Baldwin Resumes Filming. The film had paused production following the October 2021 death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in New Mexico. Production resumed on the same day that the state of New Mexico officially dropped involuntary manslaughter charges against actor Alec Baldwin. However, the civil suit filed by Hutchins’ mother Olga Solovey, her father Anatolii Androsovych, and sister Svetlana Zemko, continued. Lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents the family, said that her clients “remain hopeful” despite the dismissed charges.

04.23.23 DT News – Taking to the Streets: Protesters rally amid controversial ruling on abortion pill. Amid the recent push to further limit access to safe abortion on a federal level, hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Downtown on April 15. Vice President Kamala Harris made a surprise appearance, calling on Americans “to be the next generation of the people who will help lead and fight in this movement for freedom and liberty.” Also in attendance, feminist lawyer Gloria Allred declared, “For more than 50 years, our wombs have become political footballs. … There are already women in many states who have no right to legal, unsafe abortion.”

04.22.23 mxdwn.com – Alec Baldwin Criminal Charges Officially Dropped, Hutchins Family Will Still Sue. Special prosecutors Kari Morrissey and Jason Lewis filed the paperwork on Friday, which detailed their reasons for dropping their charges against the actor. While Baldwin’s charges are dropped for now, Morrissey and Lewis will reopen the case and press these charges if anything else comes up. “This decision does not absolve Mr. Baldwin of criminal culpability, and charges may be refiled,” they state. Concurrently, the Hutchins family refuses to back down from their lawsuit against Baldwin and demands that he face responsibility for his actions. While Hutchins’ widower received compensation, the rest of her family will still pursue the lawsuit with lawyer Gloria Allred.

04.22.23 Fox News – Alec Baldwin spotted on ‘Rust’ set holding gun after criminal charges dropped. Alec Baldwin was seen in full costume on the new “Rust” set after his involuntary manslaughter charges were dismissed. Baldwin still faces a handful of lawsuits, including one brought by “Rust” script supervisor Mamie Mitchell along with another by Hutchins’ mother, father and sister. Both parties are represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

04.18.23 Newsday – Attorneys for Alec Baldwin have filed a motion to dismiss one of the lawsuits filed against him and others connected to his ill-fated Western movie “Rust,” in which an accidental live round in a prop gun killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza. The plaintiffs’ high-profile attorney, Gloria Allred, countered in a statement to Newsday: “It is abundantly clear under New Mexico law, which will be applied in the California court, that he [Baldwin] is responsible for all of the harm he did to the entirety of Halyna Hutchins’ family. We are here to make sure that he is held accountable for his actions.”

04.18.23 ET – The Los Angeles Police Department has presented a sexual assault case against embattled actor Armie Hammer to the L.A. County District Attorney’s office for possible prosecution. NBC News reports that the case in question stems from sexual assault allegations made against Hammer in 2021. In May 2021, a woman who only identified herself as Effie came forward, via attorney Gloria Allred, with public allegations that she was victimized by Hammer.

04.17.23 Fox News – Alec Baldwin slams Halyna Hutchins’ family as ‘misguided’ in request to dismiss wrongful death lawsuit. Baldwin was sued by Hutchins’ family following the fatal ‘Rust’ shooting. “We are not surprised that Alec Baldwin is once again attempting to avoid responsibility for what he did,” attorney Gloria Allred said. “It is abundantly clear under New Mexico law, which will be applied in the California court that he is responsible for all of the harm he did to the entirety of Halyna Hutchins’ family. We are here to make sure that he is held accountable for his actions.”

04.16.23 Evening Standard – Roman Polanski sex victim Samantha Geimer said that she never had a “problem” with being drugged and raped by the director when she was just 13 years old. Geimer told Polanski’s wife Emmanuelle Seigner in an interview published by French magazine Le Point that the 1977 rape – Polanski’s first sexual assault scandal – had no lasting effects on her. The interview also touched on the MeToo movement against sexual abuse. Ms. Geimer criticised lawyer Gloria Allred, who has taken on several high-profile cases of sexual assault and women’s rights.

04.15.23 NBC News – Alec Baldwin wants ‘misguided’ lawsuit filed by Halyna Hutchins’ parents and sister dismissed. The actor said Hutchins’ parents and sister were distanced from her “physically, financially, and emotionally for years before her death.” Attorney Gloria Allred, who is representing Hutchins’ family in the suit, said in a statement Saturday that Baldwin is “once again attempting to avoid responsibility.”

04.15.23 ABC News – Protesters march through downtown LA in opposition to possible abortion drug ban. The rally featured several speakers, including a surprise speech by Vice President Kamala Harris, who happened to be in town for the event. Gloria Allred, a civil rights lawyer known for fighting to protect women’s rights, spoke with ABC7 on the importance of maintaining mifepristone, the abortion drug in trouble of being removed from the American market, as an option for women. “We want scientific judgment to prevail and not to have any justice substitute their religious ideology, or their beliefs that are not scientific,” said Allred. “We don’t want these courts to limit access to women.”

04.04.23 CTV News – Attorney Gloria Allred joins Vassy Kepelos on Power Play to discuss what to expect as Donald Trump arrives in New York for his historic booking and arraignment.

03.31.23 RollingStone – What Do We Really Want From Chris Brown? Since assaulting Rihanna in 2009, the singer has been accused of more than 20 acts of aggression, violence, or crime – and has remained incredibly popular. Many demand better. The lawyer Gloria Allred alleged that a woman was raped and sexually assaulted in Brown’s home by two others in 2017. There is a laundry list of alleged transgressions trailing him that extends from 2009 to as recently as 2021. That’s why the criticism won’t die down, because the allegations haven’t, either.

03.31.23 NBC News – Who’s Judge Juan Merchan? Trump says he ‘hates me’ but lawyers say he’s fair. The acting New York Supreme Court justice is expected to preside over Trump’s arraignment next week, and could oversee his trial. Lawyer Gloria Allred, a Trump critic, said she thinks Merchan is the “right judge” for the hush money case, given his experience with the Trump Organization trial, but that his experience “may be the reason that the defense seeks to obtain another judge for this case.”

03.24.23 Warrior Women Speak – Gloria Allred joins Judge Rosemarie Aquilina and Shari Botwin, LCSW, to discuss how she empowers survivors. Listen to the podcast here.

03.15.23 IMDB – No Harvey Weinstein Retrial On Rape, Sex Assault Charges. Jurors could not reach unanimous verdicts on a rape count and a sexual assault count involving Jennifer Siebel Newsom – a documentary filmmaker and the wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom – and a sexual battery count involving model Lauren Young. “For 10 years I have done everything possible to seek justice for what the defendant did to me,” Young said, reading from prepared remarks with her attorney Gloria Allred standing behind her. “I have not achieved the justice that I had hoped to obtain.”

03.14.23 Variety – Jane Doe No. 5 Reveals Identity as Harvey Weinstein’s L.A. Legal Matters Come to an End. Kate Jaggard was set to be Jane Doe No. 5 in Weinstein’s 2022 rape trial, but she was ultimately never called to testify. In turn, the four charges associated with her allegations were dropped. Little details were shared about Jaggard, other than her being an actor and model who lives in Australia. She is represented by attorney Gloria Allred, who revealed her identity to the media on Tuesday following the final hearing in Weinstein’s L.A. case.

03.14.23 Deadline – Harvey Weinstein Searching For New Legal Team For LA Rape Trial Appeal; D.A. Decides Not To Retry Remaining Charges. In that vein, the practical decision by the DA not to seek a risky retrial sets the stage for Weinstein to launch a formal appeal of the 16-year sentence he received back on February 23 in the City of Angels. Accompanied by her lawyer Gloria Allred at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, Lauren Young (Jane Doe #2) on Tuesday expressed disappointment in the decision to not retry. Young testified in both Weinstein’s NYC and LA trials. Also represented by Allred, Jane Doe #5 – revealed today as Kate Jaggard – said in a statement, “In my opinion, the conviction was a win for all sexual assault victims.”

03.14.23 Variety – Harvey Weinstein Will Not Face New Trial for Remaining Charges in Los Angeles. After a two month trial in late 2022, the jury found Weinstein guilty of three counts of sexual assault and rape of sexual assault, and acquitted him of a sexual battery charge of a massage therapist, identified as Jane Doe #3. The jurors were split on charges involving two other accusers: Jennifer Siebel Newsom, or Jane Doe #4, and Lauren Young, who was Jane Doe #2. On Tuesday morning, the judge dismissed those three remaining charges, and ruled that she would not be putting Weinstein back on trial. After the hearing on Tuesday, Young, who was an inspiring actor and screenwriter when she claims Weinstein assaulted her in 2013, spoke in court, urging the judge to retry the charges. Appearing with her attorney, Gloria Allred, Young said, “I think Harvey Weinstein should be punished for any and every crime.”

03.14.23 Variety – Jane Doe No. 5 Reveals Identity as Harvey Weinstein’s L.A. Legal Matters Come to an End. Kate Jaggard was set to be Jane Doe No. 5 in Weinstein’s 2022 rape trial, but she was ultimately never called to testify. In turn, the four charges associated with her allegations were dropped. Little details were shared about Jaggard, other than her being an actor and model who lives in Australia. She is represented by attorney Gloria Allred, who revealed her identity to the media on Tuesday following the final hearing in Weinstein’s L.A. case. “I would like to thank with immense gratitude the four other Jane Does who testified in the recent trial of convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein in Los Angeles,” Jaggard said in a statement, provided by Allred. “In my opinion, the conviction was a win for all sexual assault victims.”

03.10.23 Fox News – Attorney Gloria Allred sent a letter to the Department of Justice stating that Jeffrey Epstein’s victims deserve answers about the his death while incarcerated at a New York federal correctional facility. Allred, who represents 20 alleged victims of Epstein, wrote in a letter on March 2 to Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz that her clients’ hopes of being able to testify against Epstein were broken when Epstein killed himself in his jail cell on Aug. 10, 2019, according to Business Insider. She said that Epstein’s death “raises serious questions that must be answered.”

03.10.23 Fox News – Jeffrey Epstein death raises questions that ‘must be answered’ for victims, Gloria Allred says. Allred, who represents 20 alleged victims of Epstein, wrote in a letter on March 2 to Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz that her clients’ hopes of being able to testify against Epstein were broken when Epstein killed himself in his jail cell on Aug. 10, 2019, according to Business Insider.

03.10.23 Business Insider – Jeffrey Epstein’s victims demand answers about the investigation into his death, Gloria Allred wrote in a new letter to the DOJ. In a March 2 letter to Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, attorney Gloria Allred, who represents 20 of Epstein’s accusers, asked for an update on the long-running investigation into his death. “Many of Mr. Epstein’s victims question how and why the system failed to prevent the death of Jeffrey Epstein,” Allred wrote in the letter. “Victims have been promised answers but after years of waiting for those answers, they have yet to receive them.”

03.10.23 Mirror – Alec Baldwin ‘wants his day in court’ as investigation hearing set for May. The Hollywood actor was charged over the death of 42-year-old cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was shot when a prop gun Baldwin was holding fired at her in October 2021. A judge has set a date of May 3 for a preliminary investigation hearing, which is scheduled to last two weeks. As well as the criminal charges, Baldwin is facing a separate civil lawsuit filed by the family of Ms. Hutchins in February 2023. Their attorney Gloria Allred said the family, who are living in Ukraine while war rages, “feel strongly that anyone who is responsible for her loss must be held accountable”.

03.03.23 The Larry Elder Show – Adding to the 23-year sentence he received after being convicted of similar crimes in New York in 2020, disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has now been sentenced by a Los Angeles court to a further 16 years in prison for a separate incident of rape and sexual assault. Joining Larry Elder to discuss this is Gloria Allred, the most celebrated female lawyer in America, who has represented numerous high-profile #MeToo victims. She provides updates on both the Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby cases. She says the sexual abuse is really about the abuse of power, and is not limited to Hollywood, but also happens in business, on Wall Street, in religious groups, and in the sports world.

02.28.23 Variety – After being sentenced to 16 additional years last week, Harvey Weinstein is all-but-likely to spend the rest of his life behind bars. “Today, he will be sentenced. He cannot hurt anyone anymore,” Evgeniya Chernyshova, known in the case as Jane Doe #1, said at Weinstein’s sentencing. Women’s rights activist and high-profile attorney Gloria Allred, who represented three women in Weinstein’s L.A. trial, was disappointed that all of her clients were not given the opportunity to make victim impact statements at the sentencing. (The judge only allowed Chernyshova to make a statement in court, since the other women’s testimony did not result in a conviction.)

02.24.23 NBC News – LOS ANGELES – Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 16 years in prison Thursday for a rape conviction in Los Angeles, adding to a more than two-decade-long sentence already handed down in New York. Attorney Gloria Allred filed a motion with the court Tuesday on behalf of three women after a judge denied them the ability to read victim impact statements at the sentencing. The judge declined to push the sentencing to hear Allred’s appeal, but Jane Doe 1 was permitted to offer a statement to the court before the judge’s sentencing decision.

02.24.23 Democracy Now! – Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to Another 16 Years for Rape in Los Angeles. In Los Angeles, Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Thursday to 16 years in prison for rape. The sentence is to be served after his 23-year term stemming from his New York sexual assault conviction, effectively ensuring the one-time Hollywood mogul will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Attorney Gloria Allred filed appeals on behalf of two survivors who were denied the right to deliver victim impact statements before the sentencing. Gloria Allred: “You may say, ‘Well, isn’t it too late? He was sentenced today.’ It’s never too late to argue or to assert a constitutional right that we think has been violated.”

02.24.23 Entertainment Tonight – Nearly 15 months after the tragic news first broke on the set of Rust, Alec Baldwin and the film’s armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, have been criminally charged in the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Represented by attorneys Gloria Allred and John Carpenter, Hutchins’ family in Ukraine filed a lawsuit against Baldwin and other Rust producers over Hutchins’ death. According to legal documents, obtained by ET, the family is alleging battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence and loss of consortium for the three plaintiffs, all of whom, Allred said, seek to recover compensation for damages to certain relationships that are mutually dependent.

02.23.23 Nicki Swift – After several traumatic years in court, R. Kelly – whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly – learned his fate. In September 2021, the “Ignition” singer was convicted on six counts, including three counts of child pornography and enticing minors. “First, he used the power of his celebrity to recruit vulnerable underage girls for the purpose of sexually abusing them,” attorney Gloria Allred said at the time of his conviction, per CNN. On February 23, 2023, R. Kelly was sentenced to 20 years in prison by an Illinois judge for “sexual exploitation and enticement of a minor”. Read More Here.

02.23.23 The National – Former media mogul Harvey Weinstein on Thursday was sentenced to 16 years in prison after a Los Angeles jury convicted him of the 2013 rape and sexual assault of an Italian actress and model. Weinstein directly appealed to Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lisa Lench, saying: “I maintain that I’m innocent. I never raped or sexually assaulted Jane Doe 1.” Last week, Ms. Lench rejected a request from Gloria Allred, a lawyer for some of the women who gave evidence during the trial, to allow others to make similar statements in court about Weinstein.

02.23.23 Newsmax – Weinstein faces a 2nd long sentence in LA rape conviction. Harvey Weinstein could see the long prison term he is already serving nearly doubled at his California sentencing, bringing the onetime movie magnate and lord of the Oscars to a new low after convictions for rape and sexual assault. Unless she grants a defense motion for a new trial, Superior Court Judge Lisa B. Lench is scheduled to sentence the 70-year-old Weinstein in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom on Thursday.

02.22.23 Los Angeles Magazine – Attorney For Harvey Weinstein Accusers Asks for 11th Hour “Extraordinary Relief”. Attorney Gloria Allred is asking an appellate court to delay the sentencing for convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein, which is set for Thursday in Los Angeles, or that her clients be allowed to speak at the hearing immediately.

02.20.23 Los Angeles Magazine – Firearm Enhancement Charge Dropped in Alec Baldwin ‘Rust’ Case. Though the move is being called a win for Baldwin and Gutierrez Reed, Baldwin still faces involuntary manslaughter charges, as well a formidable opponent in court as the Hutchins’ family attorney, renowned victims’ rights attorney Gloria Allred, announced a second civil lawsuit against Baldwin on the family’s behalf. “We want accountability and justice for them. It’s as simple as that,” said Allred.

02.17.23 Deadline – Alec Baldwin ‘Rust’ Shooting Case Sees Halyna Hutchins’ Widower Added To D.A. Witness List. In a fourth amended state’s witness list for preliminary hearing filed Thursday in New Mexico, D.A. Mary Carmack-Altwies now has Matthew Hutchins on the list. Adding to several previously filed civil lawsuits in California and New Mexico, Gloria Allred last week brought a suit on behalf of Hutchins’ Ukrainian-based family members Olga Solovey, Anatoli Androsvych and Svetlana Zemko.

02.17.23 CTV News – Federal prosecutors Thursday asked a judge to give singer R. Kelly 25 more years in prison for his child pornography and enticement convictions last year in Chicago, which would add to 30 years he recently began serving in a New York case. Kelly’s sentencing in Chicago is set for Thursday next week. Attorney Gloria Allred represented numerous victims of R. Kelly during the trial in New York.

02.16.23 Law & Crime – Los Angeles court will only allow one of Harvey Weinstein’s victims to speak during his sentencing next week. An attorney for many of those alleged victims says the decision may have violated the California Constitution and statutory law. In an interview with Law&Crime, famed attorney Gloria Allred noted that the Golden State is one of just a few jurisdictions where victims’ rights are enshrined in the state constitution.

02.09.23 Los Angeles Magazine – Alec Baldwin is now facing a second lawsuit over the fatal 2021 shooting on the New Mexico set of the movie Rust, with this new case coming from the victim’s parents and sister, who are represented by powerhouse victims’ rights attorney Gloria Allred. The actor has extended “no outreach” to Halyna Hutchins’ mother, father and sister, the powerhouse attorney said when announcing the case.

02.09.23 Deadline – Alec Baldwin Sued For Negligence By Slain ‘Rust’ Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins’ Ukrainian Parents, Sister. “We have filed a lawsuit today in Los Angeles Superior Court against Alec Baldwin, Rust producers, armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, first assistant director David Halls, and other defendants who may have been responsible for the death of Halyna Hutchins,” attorney Gloria Allred said Thursday of the negligence and battery civil action filed on behalf of Hutchins’ Ukrainian-based family members Olga Solovey, Anatoli Androsvych and Svetlana Zemko. “May she rest in peace.”

02.09.23 CBS News – Attorney Gloria Allred announced on Thursday the filing of a new suit against Baldwin and several other parties involved in the production of “Rust” on behalf of Hutchins’ sister and parents. During a press conference, Allred said the lawsuit alleges “battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence, and loss of consortium” for Hutchins’ mother Olga Solovey, father Anatolii Androsovych and younger sister Svetlana Zemko.

02.09.23 Variety – The Ukrainian parents and sister of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Alec Baldwin and the producers of “Rust” in connection with her death in October 2021. Attorney Gloria Allred announced the lawsuit at a press conference at her office on Thursday morning.

02.09.23 Vulture – Alec Baldwin and producers of the film Rust are facing a new civil lawsuit over their role in the fatal 2021 shooting of Halyna Hutchins, attorney Gloria Allred announced on February 9. In the press conference, Allred claimed Baldwin has yet to reach out to the family with an apology. “There has been no settlement for [the plaintiffs],” Allred said. “As a matter of fact, there has been no outreach to them by Mr. Baldwin to even say he was sorry.”

02.09.23 CNN – Family of slain cinematographer sues Alec Baldwin and ‘Rust’ production company. The parents and sister of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was shot and killed during a rehearsal on the ‘Rust’ film set in 2021 are suing actor Alec Baldwin, the movie’s production company and others over her death. The lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges the defendants caused intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence and loss of consortium in Hutchins’ untimely death, attorney Gloria Allred announced in a news conference.

01.27.23 Daily Forty-Niner – A diverse group of demonstrators gathered at Liberty Park in Long Beach on Sunday to march in protest of the Supreme Court’s decision that overturned Roe v. Wade last summer. The march was held on the 50-year anniversary of Roe v. Wade, when the Supreme Court initially ruled in favor of abortion rights on Jan. 22, 1973. Attorney Gloria Allred, a famously recognized feminist lawyer, participated in the march with Jane Roe’s daughter, Melissa Mills, and spoke about her own experience trying to get an abortion in the 1960s.

01.26.23 City Council of Philadelphia Weekly Report – Councilmember Gilmore Richardson Introduces Resolution Honoring Girls High on its 175th Anniversary. Girls High has a long and impressive history of alumnae who’ve gone on to significant careers: Jessie Redmon Fauset (1900), poet, author and the godmother of the Harlem Renaissance; Pauline Oberdorfer Minor (1910), singer and composer, founding member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Constance Clayton (January 1952), the first woman and African American to lead the Philadelphia Public School system; Gloria Allred (June 1959), noted women’s rights attorney; and many others.

01.24.23 Jezebel – Pete Davidson Scrubs All His Kim Kardashian Tattoos. With the entire world either eager or forced to know about Pete Davidson’s love life, there’s at least one surefire way to know where his romantic loyalties lie: Just look at his current tattoo tableau. Davidson appears to have had his tattoos dedicated to Kim Kardashian removed, so it’s safe to assume they are done-done. Though, I don’t think anyone was holding their breath. I maintain that Davidson could have kept the “My Girl Is a Lawyer” tattoo and just start dating Gloria Allred. But alas.

01.22.23 WFSB – Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court case that granted the right to an abortion. On Saturday, pro-life rallies were seen across the country. Gloria Allred represented Norma McCorvy, also known as Jane Roe, for many years as she fought to have her voice heard. She was joined by Melissa Mills, Roe’s daughter. “I am devastated by the overturning of Roe V. Wade, which has set us back 50 years. Now our kids and our grandchildren have less freedoms than we have had for almost 50 years. My mother fought for decades for women to have more choices, not fewer.”

01.22.23 Orange County Register – Southern California demonstrators rally for abortion rights on Roe ruling anniversary. In Long Beach, which appeared to be the largest of the Southern California rallies, demonstrators marched down Ocean Boulevard and up Magnolia Avenue to the steps of the Gov. George Deukmejian Courthouse. Speakers included attorney Gloria Allred, Rep. Katie Porter, Rep. Robert Garcia, Long Beach Mayor Rex Richardson, Vice Mayor Cindy Allen, among others.

01.21.23 Los Angeles Times – Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore has apologized to the family of a former television executive who accused former CBS chief Leslie Moonves of sexual misconduct. The chief’s apology came after disclosures that a former LAPD captain in 2017 shared information about Phyllis Golden-Gottlieb’s allegations with CBS executives, including Moonves. Jim Gottlieb and Cathy Weiss spoke fondly of their mother, who died last July, during a news conference Friday with Gloria Allred at her office in Los Angeles.

01.20.23 CBS News – Gloria Allred asks for LAPD accountability in collusion case with CBS executive. Today’s press conference centered on the LAPD’s misconduct in handling one of the multitudes of sexual assault and sexual misconduct claims made against Moonves, which span decades. The claim was filed by the late the Phyllis Golden-Gottlieb in 2017 at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Hollywood station, stating that Moonves had allegedly assaulted her in the 1980s.

01.20.23 The Hollywood Reporter – Les Moonves Accuser’s Family Speaks Out About LAPD’s Mishandling of Her Case. The children of the late TV executive Phyllis Golden-Gottlieb, whose claims of sexual misconduct against Les Moonves helped lead to his resignation as CEO of CBS in 2018, spoke out on Jan. 20, with their attorney Gloria Allred, about the Los Angeles Police Department’s mishandling of her confidential police report.

01.20.23 Los Angeles Daily News – Southern California women’s marches planned for Roe v. Wade’s 50th anniversary. Across Southern California there are only a smattering of events scheduled for this weekend. Perhaps the largest event, this time around, will be in Long Beach. The rally will boast several speakers, including attorney Gloria Allred, Long Beach Mayor Rex Richardson, Vice Mayor Cindy Allen, state Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal and longtime activist Zoe Nicholson.

01.19.23 NewsNation – Attorney Gloria Allred: Alec Baldwin is not above the law. Gloria Allred, the attorney representing the “Rust” script supervisor, told “Banfield” on Thursday that Alec Baldwin has “not taken responsibility” for the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and that “no one is above the law.” Prosecutors in New Mexico announced Thursday they will pursue criminal charges against the actor and the film’s armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, in the fatal shooting on the “Rust” movie set in 2021.

01.19.23 Breitbart – Accusers of Ron Jeremy are disappointed that the former porn star, who was indicted on more than 30 counts of sexual assault, will not go to trial due to being declared unfit by a California judge. High-profile attorney Gloria Allred, who represents two of the “Jane Doe” accusers, told NPR the ruling was “very disturbing” to her clients. Allred added that the alleged victims have had to relive their experiences with Ron Jeremy multiple times while preparing to face off against him in court, and now it may have all been for nothing.

01.19.23 Hollywood Reporter – ‘Rust’ Shooting: Alec Baldwin, Other Crew to Be Charged in Halyna Hutchins’ On-Set Death. More than a year after the fatal shooting, Santa Fe County prosecutors announced they will charge star and producer Baldwin, as well as the film’s armorer, in connection with the cinematographer’s death. Baldwin continues to face claims of assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence in a suit from script supervisor Mamie Mitchell. Gloria Allred, Mitchell’s lawyer, stressed that the district attorney bringing charges was vital to advancing safety of crewmembers on set.

01.19.23 NPR – Ron Jeremy’s accusers are disappointed the former porn star won’t go to trial. The alleged victims of former adult film star Ron Jeremy won’t have their day in court anytime soon – if at all – now that a California judge has declared Jeremy incompetent to stand trial. Gloria Allred, the high-profile attorney who said she represents two of the “Jane Doe” victims named in the indictment against Jeremy, told NPR that the ruling was “very disturbing” to her clients. “It is very distressing,” she said. “Both were ready to testify at the trial.”

01.17.23 The Patch – LB/OC Women Rising is holding a march and rally at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Victory Park on Ocean Boulevard. “We sent a clear message as voters showed up at the polls to soundly reject Trumpism and MAGA Republicans,” a spokesperson said. Expect to hear from “attorney Gloria Allred, Mayor Rex Richardson, Vice Mayor Cindy Allen, state Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal, and several other officials.”

01.16.23 Press Telegram – Long Beach women’s march on Sunday to mark 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The Long Beach march is part of a series of national events planned that day. Those scheduled to speak at the rally include attorney Gloria Allred, Mayor Rex Richardson, Vice Mayor Cindy Allen, and several other officials.

01.15.23 Daily Meal – The Alarming Fine-Dining Practice Of ‘Women’s Menus’. As women were gaining more ground in all areas of life in the ’80s, there was one point of contention that businesswomen or women out on a date had to deal with. It was a small thing, but it had huge implications – the women’s menu (sometimes referred to as the ladies’ menu). If you have never heard of a women’s menu, you have Kathleen Bick and Gloria Allred to thank. Yes, that Gloria Allred.

01.05.23 USA Today – 12 women sue Northern California school, ex-teacher accused of abusing dozens of students. The women are suing just in time before California’s civil statute of limitations went back into effect. The Sonoma Academy, located in Northern California’s famed wine country, has an annual tuition of nearly $50,000. The Sonoma graduates’ lawsuit, filed by high-profile attorney Gloria Allred, came in just under the wire.

01.05.23 Variety – Attorney Gloria Allred discusses Harvey Weinstein’s recent conviction of 3 of 7 charges, including rape, in his Los Angeles sexual assault trial.

01.04.23 Daily Mail – Chris Noth, 68, in rare public outing in NYC … more than a year after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. Noth in December of 2021 was accused by two women of sexual assault in a story published by The Hollywood Reporter, in regards to incidents which occurred in 2004 and 2015. Three other women subsequently accused the actor of sexual assault in the wake of the initial story. Famed lawyer Gloria Allred, who is representing a woman named Lisa Gentile who says Noth was violent with her in 2002, told the outlet that she hasn’t ‘filed any civil case’ against the actor.

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In the Media

07.10.24 KOAT/ABC - “Family attorney of Halyna Hutchins speaks on Alec Baldwin ‘Rust’ trial.” Attorney Gloria Allred speaks to the reporter and discusses some of the events in the courtroom that morning. Ms. Allred also shares what Halyna’s father wrote in his victim impact statement that she read in the Gutierrez-Reed trial, that he would like to see everyone who may be responsible for the death of Halyna have to face the consequences. Gloria discusses some of the points of view of responsibility in this case and gun safety protocol.

07.10.24 Associated Press – “Scenes from Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ shooting trial.” Nearly three years after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed on the New Mexico set of the film “Rust,” Alec Baldwin’s trial over her death has begun. Attorney Gloria Allred hold a picture of Halyna with her mother and son, outside the Santa Fe district court.

07.10.24 Honolulu Star Advertiser – “In ‘Rust’ trial, Alec Baldwin accused of breaking gun rules.” In the first day of Alec Baldwin’s involuntary manslaughter trial, the prosecutor in her opening argument said that Mr. Baldwin broke “cardinal rules” for handling guns in the 2021 killing of “Rust” cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, while his lawyer said he was failed by the movie’s set safety experts who already have been convicted in the case. Lawyer Gloria Allred, representing Hutchins’ parents and sister in a lawsuit against Baldwin, was in the courtroom’s public gallery today.

07.10.24 Variety via Yahoo! News – “’Rust’ Trial: Jurors Won’t Hear About Alec Baldwin’s Role as a Producer.” The judge in the Santa Fe criminal trial of Alec Baldwin has ruled that jurors at Mr. Baldwin’s manslaughter trial will not hear evidence of his status as a producer on “Rust.” Opening statements were held today. Civil rights attorney, Gloria Allred, is representing the parents and sister of the deceased victim Halyna Hutchins, as well as Rust script supervisor, Mamie Mitchell, in a related civil case.

07.08.24 CBS8/Entertainment tonight – “Alec Baldwin & Sister Beth Keuchler Cries in Court of First Day of ‘Rust’ Trial.” The article discusses the scene in the courtroom on the first day of Alec Baldwin’s involuntary manslaughter trial in Santa Fe after the tragic shooting death of cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents Halyna’s parents and sister in a related civil case, responded to ET regarding the presence of Mr. Baldwin’s wife and youngest child at the trial, suggesting “it seems to me that it appears to be a very cynical, calculated public relations move to potentially impact the juror and the juror pool to be sympathetic to Alec Baldwin.”

07.07.24 The Guardian – “Alec Baldwin heads to trial for manslaughter over Rust shooting.” Alec Baldwin is heading to trial on Tuesday July 9, 2024 on involuntary manslaughter charges in a case that will be closely watched by the entertainment industry, the news media, tabloids and legal experts. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents the parents and sister of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer that was killed by Baldwin on the set of the film “Rust” acknowledges the pain of her clients, sharing that Hutchin’s parents believe, “everyone who had a role in causing Halyna’s death should be held responsible.”

07.06.24 AFP via Yahoo! News – “Alec Baldwin set for legal showdown over ‘Rust” shooting.” In October 2021, on the New Mexico set of his low-budget Western "Rust," a prop gun pointed by Alec Baldwin discharged a live round, killing the film's cinematographer and wounding its director. Almost three years later, after multiple failed attempts by Baldwin's New York legal team to have the case thrown out, those same arguments will be settled by a jury in a criminal court case in Santa Fe starting with jury selection on Tuesday, July 9th. If found guilty, Baldwin faces a maximum 18 months in prison -- the same term already being served by the film's armorer, who was convicted in the same courthouse earlier this year. Attorney Gloria Allred represents the parents and sister of Halyna Hutchins, the film’s cinematographer, and the script supervisor in a related civil case.

07.06.24 The Inquisitr – “This Hollywood Actress Said Jeffrey Epstein Sexually Assaulted Her in the 90s: “Let Me Manhandle You.” Jeffrey Epstein was taken into custody on charges of sexual offenses, including abuse of minors. He allegedly committed suicide in August 2019 while incarcerated, pending trial. His supposed partner, British heiress, Ghislaine Maxwell, was also arrested in 2020. Soon after Maxwell's arrest former actress and model, Alicia Arden, alleged that she was 'manhandled' by Epstein in the 1990s. Arden held a press conference with her attorney, Gloria Allred, and revealed that she met Epstein in 1997, in California where he posed as a Victoria’s Secret model scout.

07.03.24 PBS – “Amanpour & Co. July 3, 2024.” Gloria Allred joins host, Christiane Amanpour, and domestic violence activists and survivors, Lejla Dauti and April Hernandez, to discuss the impact of physical and sexual abuse against women in the aftermath of a leaked video showing Sean Diddy Combs physically abusing his now ex-girlfriend, Cassie Ventura.

06.28.24 Page Six – “Pride Month 2024: Paris Hilton, Chappell Roan, Kesha, more.” Pride Month 2024 was celebrated by celebrities from around the world. Gloria Allred and Trinity the Tuck showed their support in the West Hollywood Pride Parade, encouraging parade-goers to use their vote as their weapon against injustice.

06.20.24 Daily Mail.com "Coca-Cola heir and celebrity hologram creator Alki David is 'ordered to pay model $900 MILLION' in one of the largest sexual assault verdicts in history - as details emerge of his sick 'Rape Room'" A billionaire media mogul with a string of sexual assault judgments against him has now been ordered to pay $900 million to a former staffer in what is thought to be the largest sexual assault damages award in history. Alkiviades 'Alki' David was warned 'never to think of violating another woman's body' when former production assistant Mahim Khan won a $58 million sexual battery judgment against him in 2019. At that time, the award to Ms. Khan was David's biggest penalty yet, and she was represented in court by high-profile lawyer, Gloria Allred. Khan testified about her sexual harassment claims of what Mr. David did to her as his employee - for example, thrusting his pelvis into her face and simulating oral sex, rubbing her vagina, frequently grabbing her pelvic area, peppering her with unwanted kisses, giving her a lap dance in front of a client, and putting his hands under her dress to cup her breasts. In this new victory for another victim of Mr. David, justice is won for another woman in her sexual assault case against Mr. David in one of the largest sexual assault verdicts in history.

06.18.24 Marie Claire AUS - "Armie Hammer Denies Cannibal Allegations: 'That's Hilarious.'" Armie Hammer Denies Cannibal Allegations: 'That's Hilarious' (marieclaire.com.au) The actor opened up about the sexual misconduct and abuse allegations that were levelled at him three years ago. In the interview on the podcast, Painful Lessons, the actor who has denied myriad allegations from former relationships said ultimately he is grateful for his fall from grace. In January 2021, an anonymous Instagram account was posted with what they claimed to be direct messages sent from Hammer. The texts detailed sexual fantasies, including of rape, violence and cannibalism. Hammer denied all allegations of sexual misconduct. On March 18 of that year, the woman behind the anonymous Instagram account revealed her identity, going by the name Effie. During a press conference alongside her then-attorney Gloria Allred, Effie accused Hammer of violently raping her in 2017. Hours after Effie went public with her allegations, a spokesperson for the LAPD confirmed police were investigating Hammer in relation to an alleged sexual assault. In April 2023, CNN reported that the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office was reviewing claims of sexual assault made against the actor. A month later, it was revealed that he would not face sexual assault charges brought against him by the DAO.

06.18.24 Bloomberg Law, "Munger Tolles Fights Sex Abuse Data Release for Client Privacy." Law firm Munger Tolles & Olson is seeking to protect communications with an exclusive boarding school it investigated for sexual abuse, saying disclosure would discourage such organizations from seeking probes. MTO investigated its client The Thacher School in Ojai, California, and in a report made public in 2021 verified past sexual abuse there. A former Thacher student in 2022 brought a civil complaint against the school, claiming child sex abuse by a former headmaster and an unidentified school nurse in the 1980s. "We're trying to hold Thacher accountable," said Christina Cheung, an attorney for Allred, Maroko & Goldberg, co-founded by prominent plaintiffs' lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents the former student identified as Jane Doe.

06.12.24 Beverly Press/Park LaBrea News - "Robin Tyler blazes through an 'Outstanding' life." This article details the life of Robin Tyler, the first gay comic to come out on American television, and a lifelong civil rights and anti-war activist. Tyler and Diane Olson were the first-same sex couple to be married in Los Angeles County in 2008, and were one of the first two same-sex couples to marry in the state. They had been the first plaintiffs, represented by attorney Gloria Allred, in the high-profile lawsuit that led to the California Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality.

06.10.24 Vajbs - "Alec Baldwin faces new charges in deadly shooting." A grand jury in the US State of New Mexico on Friday issued a new involuntary manslaughter charge against actor Alec Baldwin, following the fatal shooting of cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, on the set of the movie 'Rust' in 2021. Previous charges against the actor were dropped in April. last year, just two weeks before the criminal trial was due to begin. Hutchins' family made a statement through their lawyer, Gloria Allred, saying: "We have always sought the truth about what happened the day Halyna Hutchins was tragically shot and killed." She added: "They continue to seek the truth for themselves in our civil case, and they also want there to be accountability in the criminal justice system."

06.10.24 CNN - "A 'blueprint' for murder: Inside the document prosecutors say Rex Heuermann used to 'plan out his kills'" An architect by trade, Gilgo Beach killings suspect Rex Heuermann allegedly kept a chilling "planning document" to "methodically blueprint" - in the words of prosecutors - how to select, kill and dispose of his victims. On the day Heuermann pleaded not guilty to the latest charges of second-degree murder in the 2003 death of Jessica Taylor and the 1993 death of Sandra Costilla, prosecutors revealed the content of the manual they said he used to "plan out his kills" with scrupulous and fanatical attention to detail. Taylor's mother, Elizabeth Baczkiel is represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

06.09.24 NewsNation - "Families of new Gilgo Beach victims 'standing strong:' Gloria Allred." Gloria Allred, who represents the families of some of the Gilgo beach victims, says the family of Jessica Taylor is standing strong now that Rex Heuermann has been formally charged with her death. Allred tells "NewsNation Prime" the families are very happy that Heuermann is in custody and will not be granted bail.

06.08.24 NewsNation - "Amber Frey is 'living her life:' Attorney Gloria Allred." Amber Frey, whose blind date with Scott Peterson changed her life, remains a person with character and integrity, says her attorney, Gloria Allred. She tells "Dan Abrams Live" that Frey would testify again should Peterson win a new trial. But Allred says there was a "mountain of evidence" that resulted in the conviction of Peterson for killing his wife and unborn child.

06.07.24 E News - "Alec Baldwin & Other Rust Workers Hit With New Lawsuit From Halyna Hutchins' Family After Shooting." Alec Baldwin and many others involved in the production of Rust are facing a lawsuit from late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins' family and Rust script supervisor over Hutchins' 2021 death. The family is seeking damages for emotional distress over Hutchins' death, while Mamie Mitchell, script supervisor, is seeking damages related to the "severe emotional and physical injuries she has suffered" due to witnessing the incident. Mitchell and the family of Hutchins are represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

06.07.24 The Wrap - "Halyna Hutchins' Family Sues Alec Baldwin for Playing 'Russian Roulette With a Loaded Gun on 'Rust'" Alec Baldwin is facing yet another lawsuit for his actions on the set of western drama "Rust" that resulted in the death of Halyna Hutchins — this time, once again from the late cinematographer's family. In a Wednesday civil suit obtained by TheWrap, Hutchins' mother Olga Solovey, father Anatolii Androsovych, sister Svetlana Zemko and "Rust" script supervisor Mamie Mitchell accused the actor and producer — amongst many others involved — of intentional and/or negligent acts on Oct. 21, 2021, in New Mexico. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents Mamie Mitchell and Hutchins' family, said in a press statement that the lawsuit seeks, "to hold lead actor and producer Alec Baldwin, along with other producers and individuals, liable for Halyna's untimely and tragic death."

06.07.24 The Suffolk Times - "Alleged Gilgo Beach killer charged with two additional murders linked to remains found on East End." Alleged Gilgo Beach serial killer, Rex A. Heuermann, was indicted June 6, 2024, on two counts of second-degree murder for the killing of two women: the July 2003 death of Jessica Taylor, whose partial remains were found in Manorville, and Sandra Costilla, whose body was found in Southampton more than 30 years ago. A handful of family members of Mr. Heuermann's alleged victims attended the press conference following the indictment. Attorney Gloria Allred, who is representing the families of some of the Gilgo victims, read a statement prepared by Ms. Taylor's mother, Elizabeth Baczkiel.

06.07.24 The Spectator - "The Baldwins reality show announced ahead of manslaughter trial." The announcement for Alec Baldwin's new family friendly reality show comes just a month before Baldwin's manslaughter trial is set to begin. In January, Baldwin was indicted on the charge after fatally shooting Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on set. If convicted, Baldwin faces up to eighteen months behind bars. Gloria Allred, the lawyer for Hutchins's family, said she doesn't trust the timing of the announcement. "This appears, to me, to be a calculated and cynical public relations move to try to influence the jury pool in New Mexico to think of him as a sympathetic family man rather than as the killer of Halyna Hutchins."

06.07.24 News Tribune - "Jessica Taylors' mother, Elizabeth Baczkiel, listens as attorney Gloria Allred reads her statement during a news conference in Riverhead, N.Y." Jessica Taylors' mother, Elizabeth Baczkiel, left, listens as attorney Gloria Allred, right, reads her statement during a news conference in Riverhead, N.Y., Thursday, June 6, 2024. Rex Heuermann, previously accused of killing four women and leaving their corpses scattered along a coastal highway, was charged Thursday, in the deaths of two more, Taylor and Sandra Costil, after prosecutors said they gathered new DNA evidence and found a computer document he had used to "blueprint" his crimes.

06.07.24 Fox News - "Suspected Long Island serial killer's notes outlined meticulous murder plot: court docs." Prosecutors now say suspected serial killer Rex Heuermann kept meticulous notes on how to kill and get away with it as his alleged methodology changed over the course of nearly two decades and at least six murders he is accused of committing. On Thursday June 6, 2024, Prosecutors charged Heuermann with the deaths of Jessica Taylor and Sandra Costilla. Gloria Allred, attorney for the family of Jessica Taylor, spoke to the media alongside Elizabeth Baczkiel, mother of Taylor, after accused Long Island serial killer Rex Heuermann appeared in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead, New York.

06.07.24 News Max - "Gloria Allred: Alec Baldwin Making 'Cynical' PR Move With New Show." High-profile feminist lawyer Gloria Allred, who is representing the family of Halyna Hutchins, slammed actor Alec Baldwin for launching a reality TV series about his family just a month before he stands trial for involuntary manslaughter in the death of the late cinematographer.

06.07.24 USA Today - "Suffolk DA: Poughkeepsie native was also victim of suspected Gilgo Beach serial killer." Rex Heuermann, the man accused of killing four sex workers and dumping their bodies on Long Island's Gilgo Beach in New York, was indicted Thursday in the slayings of two more women, Jessica Taylor and Sandra Costilla, as authorities revealed disturbing new evidence − including a "planning document" allegedly found on Heuermann's computer. The mother of Jessica Taylor, Elizabeth Baczkiel, made a statement after Heuermann appeared in court on June 6, 2024, that was read at the press conference by her attorney, Gloria Allred.

06.07.24 Law & Crime - Just one day after he announced a new TLC reality show featuring himself, his wife, and their children, actor Alec Baldwin was sued in Santa Fe, New Mexico, court along with numerous others associated with the film "Rust" over the 2021 prop gun movie set shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The lawsuit filed Wednesday by Hutchins' Ukraine-based parents, Anatolii Androsovych and Olga Solovey, her sister Svetlana Zemko, reportedly rehashes allegations Mamie Mitchell made in a California lawsuit against Baldwin while represented by attorney Gloria Allred, namely, that Baldwin "chose to play Russian Roulette with a loaded gun without checking it or having the Armorer do so" and that he "intentionally, and without just cause or excuse, cocked and fired the loaded gun," resulting in Hutchins' tragic but avoidable death.

06.07.24 The Washington Times - "Family of 'Rust' shooting victim not done with Alec Baldwin, shifts civil lawsuit to New Mexico." Alec Baldwin is facing a new lawsuit from the family of "Rust" cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who he shot with a prop gun and killed during production in 2021. Gloria Allred filed a civil lawsuit in the First Judicial District of New Mexico for Santa Fe on behalf of Hutchins' family. The suit claims that cost-cutting measures on the film's production led to the discharge of a live bullet that killed Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza.

06.06.24 America Tonight - "Family of Woman Killed in 'Rust' Shooting Launches New Lawsuit Against Alec Baldwin." Attorney Gloria Allred joins America Tonight to discuss the new civil case that was filed in New Mexico against actor, Alec Baldwin, for his role in the death of cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, on the set of the western film, 'Rust'.

06.06.24 KTSM - "Man charged in Gilgo Beach serial killings kept 'blueprint' of crimes on computer, prosecutors say." The New York architect accused of murdering multiple women and leaving their corpses scattered along the Long Island coast kept a "blueprint" of his crimes on his computer, prosecutors revealed as they brought charges against Rex Heuermann in two more killings. On June 6, 2024, Heuermann, appeared before a judge to be arraigned in the deaths of Jessica Taylor and Sandra Costilla. Taylor's mother, Elizabeth Baczkiel, was at the courthouse for Thursday's hearing. She held up childhood photos of her daughter but didn't speak to reporters. Her lawyer, Gloria Allred, read a statement from Baczkiel in which she described her daughter as "loving, compassionate and so funny," and said she would have made a great mother.

06.06.24 KOAT - "Alec Baldwin, others, facing new lawsuit over 'Rust' film shooting death." A new lawsuit has been filed against several people, including actor Alec Baldwin, for their alleged roles in the fatal shooting of cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, on the set of the movie 'Rust.' Attorney Gloria Allred represents Hutchins' mother, father, younger sister, who live near Kyiv, and the film's script supervisor, Mamie Mitchel, who resides in Santa Fe.

06.06.24 Daily News - Family of victim newly connected to Gilgo Beach serial killer remember loving daughter who will 'never be forgotten'. After prosecutors linked Jessica Taylor's death to accused Long Island serial killer Rex Heuermann on Thursday, the victim's still-heartbroken mother, Elizabeth Baczkiel, left it up to her lawyer to deliver her emotional tribute. "Jessica, my darling daughter, you will never be forgotten," attorney Gloria Allred read from the parent's moving statement outside a Suffolk County courthouse. "You will always be missed! You will forever be in our hearts." In a new indictment released Thursday, prosecutors said Taylor, 20, and another victim, 28-year-old Sandra Costilla, were killed by Heuermann. He was previously charged with the deaths of four sex workers whose remains were found near one another along a stretch of Ocean Parkway known as Gilgo Beach between late fall 2010 and early spring 2011.

06.06.24 News 12 Long Island - 'Loving and compassionate.' Family members remember Gilgo Beach victim Jessica Taylor. Attorney Gloria Allred, while standing next to Taylor's mom, Elizabeth Baczkiel, read a statement from Baczkiel, who said she misses how Taylor called her "mommy" and "mama." Baczkiel said that Jessica was "loving and compassionate and so funny" and loved to make people laugh. She described her daughter as someone who tried "very hard" in school. She said Jessica loved to cuddle with her and her brothers when she was a child. She recounted how they'd all "pile on the couch" and watch television. Baczkiel said that Taylor will never be forgotten and will forever be in their hearts.

06.05.24 TMZ - Halyna Hutchins' family's attorney is pissed about Alec Baldwin's new reality show ... side-eyeing the timing of the announcement and referring to it as a public relations stunt. Gloria Allred -- who's repping members of the late cinematographer's family -- tells TMZ ... she's not buying any sort of coincidence in the announcement's release coming just a month before his involuntary manslaughter criminal trial begins. She says, "This appears to me, to be a calculated and cynical public relations move to try to influence the jury pool in New Mexico to think of him as a sympathetic family man rather than as the killer of Halyna Hutchins."

06.05.24 Variety - "LGBTQ Pride 2024: Janelle Monáe Gives 'Midsommar' and Kylie Minogue Debuts New Song." It's that time of year when the LGBTQ community and its allies celebrate Pride. Attorney Gloria Allred and "RuPaul's Drag Race" star, Trinity The Tuck, appeared together in the West Hollywood Pride Parade to encourage parade goers to fight against the ongoing war on women.

06.03.24 Nine Australia - "All the celebrities celebrating Pride Month in 2024." Feminist lawyer, Gloria Allred, and drag queen, Trinity The Tuck, appeared together in the 2024 WeHo Pride Parade to encourage attendees to use their vote as their weapon in the upcoming presidential election.

06.03.24 WWD - The WeHo Pride Parade is an annual LGBTQ+ celebration held in West Hollywood, Calif. This year's event was held on June 2 with celebrity attendees including Cyndi Lauper, Lizzo, Garcelle Beauvais, Sutton Stracke, Gloria Allred and more.

06.02.24 CBC News - "Trump's felony conviction is 'accountability', says Allred." Gloria Allred, prominent American attorney and women's rights activist, spoke with Rosemary Barton of CBC News regarding former U.S. president Donald Trump's recent conviction, stating the jury made the right decision in the trial. Allred says Trump has had 'such negative impact on women' and the conviction brings some accountability.

05.31.24 UInterview - Manhattan prosecutors revealed in court Wednesday that they are evaluating new sexual misconduct claims against Harvey Weinstein as they prepare for his upcoming retrial on rape and sexual assault charges. Weinstein's lawyer, Arthur Aidala, remained confident outside the courthouse that no new accusers would substantively bolster the prosecution's case against his 72-year-old client. The hearing also addressed a prosecution request for the court to caution Weinstein's team about publicly disparaging potential witnesses before the retrial. Aidala apologized for remarks perceived as attempting to intimidate one accuser, Miriam Haley, but maintained his client deserves a "vigorous defense." Haley's lawyer, Gloria Allred, criticized Aidala's "vicious and false" courtroom comments about her client. However, Haley has expressed reluctance to testify again and has not decided whether to participate in the retrial.

05.29.24 Associated Press - "Harvey Weinstein may face new charges as more accusers come forward, New York prosecutors say." Manhattan prosecutors told a judge they are evaluating more claims of sexual misconduct made against Harvey Weinstein and could potentially seek a new indictment against him before his scheduled retrial on rape and sexual assault charges. Earlier in the hearing, Judge Farber addressed a letter from prosecutors requesting that the court remind Weinstein's lawyers not to discuss or disparage potential witnesses in public ahead of the retrial. Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's office argues that Aidala made statements earlier this month that were meant to intimidate Miriam Haley, a former TV and film production assistant who Weinstein was convicted of sexually assaulting. Haley's lawyer, Gloria Allred, said outside the courthouse that her client hasn't made a decision yet about whether she'll participate in the retrial.

05.25.24 Associated Press - "Prosecutors in Harvey Weinstein's New York case cry foul over defense lawyer's comments." Prosecutors in New York have accused Harvey Weinstein's lead defense lawyer, Arthur Aidala, of making public statements intended to intimidate a potential witness ahead of the fallen movie mogul's retrial and asked a judge to take action. Aidala said he believes Mimi Haley, one of the lead prosecution witnesses in Weinstein's case, lied to the jury about her motive in coming forward, which prosecutors rebut. Haley said last month at a news conference with her attorney, Gloria Allred, that she did not want to go through the trauma of testifying again, "but for the sake of keeping going and doing the right thing and because it is what happened, I would consider it."

05.24.24 New York Times - Weinstein's Lawyer Tried to Intimidate Witnesses, Prosecutors Say. Arthur Aidala, one of Harvey Weinstein's lawyers, has questioned a witness's credibility as prosecutors seek to retry Mr. Weinstein on sex crimes charges. They accused him of violating the rules with critical public statements about Miriam Haley, a television production assistant. She testified at Mr. Weinstein's 2020 trial that he forced oral sex on her in his Manhattan apartment in July 2006. Mr. Aidala not only reasserted his client's innocence but made several statements about key accusers in Mr. Weinstein's 2020 trial, as well as about Gloria Allred, a lawyer who has represented several of Mr. Weinstein's accusers in New York and in his similar case in Los Angeles.

05.22.24 CNN - "Intimate partner violence: Focusing on the survivors, not the perpetrators." In the wake of the media frenzy resulting from the leaked video of Sean Combs abusing his ex-girlfriend, Cassie Ventura, attorney Gloria Allred joins advocates and survivors of domestic abuse, Lejla Dauti and April Hernandez Castillo, to emphasize the experiences of survivors in a panel hosted by CNN's Christiane Amanpour.

05.20.24 NBC 4 - Fallout continues for Sean 'Diddy' Combs after apology for attacking Cassie. Combs' apology for the attack that was caught on a hotel surveillance camera is being rejected by his ex Cassie Ventura, as well as people who are sharing their thoughts on social media because he was initially adamant in denying the allegations. Attorney Gloria Allred represents several more "Diddy" accusers and tells NBC 4 she does not think the violence that was seen on the video is an isolated incident, and because of the federal raids at Combs' homes he is still in legal jeopardy.

05.20.24 News Nation - "Diddy attack video: From leak to apology, how the story unraveled." Sean "Diddy" Combs admitted he beat his ex-girlfriend Cassie Ventura in a hotel hallway in 2016 after CNN released a video of the attack, saying he was "truly sorry" for his "inexcusable" actions. In November 2023, Ventura filed a lawsuit in the Federal District Court of Manhattan, alleging Combs had physically and sexually abused her for years during their relationship. Victims' rights attorney, Gloria Allred, described the video of Combs's abuse as disgusting, disturbing, and very troubling.

05.19.24 Rolling Out - "Diddy won't be prosecuted for Cassie but he'll face other charges, says lawyer." After disturbing footage of Sean "Diddy" Combs abusing his then girlfriend was leaked online, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office told the public on its Instagram page that they are powerless to pursue any charges against Sean Combs due to the statute of limitations. However, celebrity attorney Gloria Allred said Diddy could still be charged in the brutal beatdown of Cassie if federal investigators can tie sex trafficking to that incident in Los Angeles in 2016. He could still get indicted as sex trafficking has a 10-year statute of limitation.

05.19.24 CBC News - "Sean (Diddy) Combs's legal troubles not over yet despite statute of limitations, Gloria Allred says." Gloria Allred, an attorney who has represented women in cases alleging sexual assault against high-profile celebrities, says despite the statute of limitations expiring regarding 2016 video showing Sean (Diddy) Combs beating his ex-girlfriend Cassie, he could still face federal charges after authorities recovered electronic devices during raids on his homes.

05.18.24 New Nation - "Diddy video could be used in RICO case: Victims' rights attorney." Prominent victims' rights attorney Gloria Allred said the leaked surveillance video showing rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs assaulting his ex-girlfriend could potentially lead to federal racketeering charges against him if it provides evidence of sex crimes like trafficking. Allred who has represented other alleged victims of Combs, said she wasn't surprised by the "disgusting" and "disturbing" footage based on accounts from her clients, though she didn't disclose details.

05.16.24 Newsmax - Allred: Defense 'cutting, mincing, dicing, slicing' Cohen's testimony. On Thursday's "Newsline," attorney Gloria Allred said Donald Trump's defense team has been very effective in taking apart the testimony of Michael Cohen.

05.15.24 US Weekly - Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed is looking to overturn her involuntary manslaughter conviction in connection with the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, Us Weekly can confirm. Gutierrez-Reed was found guilty on March 6 and sentenced to 18 months in prison the following month on April 15. Her lawyers filed a motion to appeal the conviction on Monday, May 13, according to court documents obtained by TMZ. Gutierrez-Reed is also requesting to be released from prison pending the outcome of the appeal. Following Gutierrez-Reed's conviction in March, attorneys for Hutchins' family said her relatives were "satisfied" with the outcome of the trial. "Halyna's parents and her sister have always wanted everyone who is responsible for Halyna's death to be held accountable. Today was the first trial and conviction in the criminal justice process," said attorneys Gloria Allred and John Carpenter.

05.09.24 Washington Examiner "Harvey Weinstein-inspired bill allows previous sexual assault evidence to be used against defendants in New York." A bill introduced to the New York Assembly will allow prosecutors to use a defendant's prior sexual assault history to be used as evidence in a sexual assault proceeding, allowing prosecutors to establish a pattern of behavior of a defendant's "bad acts." The bill was written in direct response to the overturning of Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes conviction in New York at the end of April 2024. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents several victims of Weinstein, stressed the importance for the New York Legislature to pass a specific statute that clearly defines the admission of 'prior bad acts' witnesses and their testimony in New York.

05.09.24 CNN - Citing the recent overturning of Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes conviction in New York, members of the New York State Assembly are introducing a bill this week that would amend the state's criminal procedure law to allow evidence of a defendant's prior sexual assault to be admissible as evidence in a sexual assault proceeding. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represented a woman whose testimony made up the first-degree criminal sexual act charge, told CNN last week she believes legislation is necessary to help clarify the current law. "I think it's important for the New York Legislature to pass a specific statute in New York, which more clearly defines the admission of 'prior bad acts' witnesses and their testimony in New York, and is more protective of victims' rights in sex crimes criminal cases," Allred said.

05.06.24 The Blast "Alec Baldwin and 'Rust' Armorer Hannah Guiterrez-Reed Had A Joint Defense Agreement." According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Alec Baldwin had entered into a joint defense agreement with Hannah Gutierrez-Reed. In January 2023, both were originally charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of 'Rust' cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who's parents and sister are represented by attorney Gloria Allred. Baldwin had allegedly agreed to publicly state that he had never had any issues working with Hannah Gutierrez-Reed on set and that he did not believe that she created an unsafe environment on set. In April 2024, Gutierrez Reed was sentenced to the state maximum of 18 months behind bars.

05.02.24 Newsweek - "Wheelchair-Bound Harvey Weinstein's Day in Court: Here's What Happened." Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sat in a wheelchair in court on May 1, 2024, during a hearing in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York City - his first public appearance since his 2020 rape conviction was overturned at the end of April, 2024. In the now-overturned case, Weinstein was convicted of third-degree rape for an attack on aspiring actor Jessica Mann in 2013 and forcing himself on a production assistant, Mimi Haley, in 2006. Weinstein pleaded not guilty and maintained that any sexual activity was consensual. Gloria Allred, lawyer for Haley, held up a "Me Too" sign outside of the courtroom. She said her client, who was not in court Wednesday, has not decided if she will testify at the retrial, according to the Associated Press.

05.01.24 Screen Daily - "Harvey Weinstein to be retried after New York conviction overturned." On Wednesday May 1, 2024, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office reported that Harvey Weinstein will be retried in New York on rape and sexual offense charges after his 23-year conviction was overturned on appeal. Reports said Attorney Gloria Allred and Weinstein accuser Jessica Mann attended the hearing.

05.01.24 90.5 WESA - "Harvey Weinstein's New York trial, round two, is likely to move forward in the fall." On May 1, 2024, the Manhattan district attorney's office told the Acting Justice of the New York County Supreme Court, Judge Curtis Farber, that they intend to pursue a new trial against disgraced former movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein, after his previous New York felony sex crime conviction was overturned last week. The new trial is slated to begin sometime after Labor Day, according to Judge Curtis Farber. It is unclear whether all the women whose accusations were part of the first round of New York charges will be willing to testify again in front of a new jury. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents accuser, Mimi Haley, said that Haley has not reached a decision whether or not she will retestify.

05.01.24 Independent - "Harvey Weinstein facing September retrial after New York rape conviction overturned." Harvey Weinstein, disgraced Hollywood producer, is set to be retried as early as September, a New York court decided on Wednesday in the first hearing since the movie mogul's conviction for rape and sexual assault was overturned. Arthur Aidala, an attorney for Weinstein arrived at the Manhattan courtroom around 2pm ET, when the hearing was scheduled to begin. Gloria Allred, the famed attorney who has represented some of Weinstein's accusers, was also spotted in the hearing as was Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and Jessica Mann, a former actress who accused Weinstein of rape during his New York criminal trial.

05.01.24 WABI 5 - "Prosecutors seek trial for Harvey Weinstein in first court appearance since NY rape conviction was tossed." Prosecutors asked for a September retrial for Harvey Weinstein during a hearing on May 1, 2024, in Manhattan, the disgraced movie mogul's first court appearance since his 2020 rape conviction was overturned by an appeals court last week. Speaking after the hearing, Haley's lawyer, Gloria Allred, said her client still hasn't decided whether she wants to testify at the retrial, noting that doing so at the original trial was traumatizing and painful.

05.01.24 The Spokesman-Review - "Harvey Weinstein's retrial in N.Y. rape case expected after Labor Day." Former film producer Harvey Weinstein's rape case is expected to be retried sometime after the Labor Day holiday, a judge said Wednesday, as the frail-looking defendant made his first Manhattan court appearance in years. Weinstein's 2020 conviction in the rape case was overturned last week by New York state's highest court, the Court of Appeals, which determined that rulings by the original judge allowed prejudicial evidence into the proceeding. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents accuser Mimi Haley, was in the courtroom.

05.01.24 ITV News - "Harvey Weinstein prosecutors seek a retrial after 2020 New York rape conviction overturned." Harvey Weinstein was back in court on May 1, 2024, as his 2020 rape conviction was overturned, and a new trial ordered. The preliminary hearing in Manhattan is scheduled to include discussion of evidence, scheduling and other matters. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents accuser Mimi Haley, said in an interview that the reversal and the order for a new trial "will be and has been retraumatizing."

05.01.24 NPR - In a New York criminal courtroom Wednesday afternoon, the Manhattan district attorney's office told Judge Curtis Farber that they intend to pursue a new trial against disgraced former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, after his previous New York felony sex crime conviction was overturned last week. The new trial is slated to begin sometime after Labor Day, according to Judge Curtis Farber. It is unclear whether all the women whose accusations were part of the first round of New York charges will be willing to testify again in front of a new jury. Attorney Gloria Allred, who has represented accuser Mimi Haleyi, said in a press conference Wednesday afternoon: "Mimi has not yet reached a decision whether or not she will agree to testify in the new trial.

05.01.24 CNN - The Manhattan District Attorney's Office will retry the sex crimes case against Harvey Weinstein, a prosecutor told the court Wednesday at the former movie producer's first hearing since his conviction was overturned. Manhattan prosecutors could face some significant challenges in retrying Weinstein's case. The New York charges were directly based on the testimony of Miriam Haley and Jessica Mann. Haley said last week she would consider testifying again in a retrial but noted the downsides of doing so. After Wednesday's hearing, her attorney Gloria Allred said Haley still has not decided whether she will testify again. "It involves so much re-traumatizing and re-hashing and re-living over and over again," Haley said. "I definitely don't want to go through that again."

04.29.24 The Blast - "Rust" armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of Halyna Hutchins. It took a jury less than three hours to reach their verdict. At the sentencing hearing, Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer sentenced her to the state maximum of 18 months behind bars. The day after the jury came back with a guilty verdict, Halyna Hutchins' mother, father, and sister released a statement through their attorney, Gloria Allred, who is representing them in a civil lawsuit against Alec Baldwin and other "Rust" producers. "Halyna's parents and her sister have always wanted everyone who is responsible for Halyna's death to be held accountable," Allred said, adding, "Today was the first trial and conviction in the criminal justice process.

04.29.24 Christian Science Monitor - Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction was overturned. What does that mean for #MeToo? Those who saw Mr. Weinstein's convictions as victories, more broadly, for the rights of women and survivors of sexual assault, have responded to the news with dismay, saying the successful appeal betrays #MeToo's legacy. Women need to pay attention, they say - and get organized. "We have to keep pushing forward," says Gloria Allred, the women's rights attorney who represented one of the key prosecution witnesses in Mr. Weinstein's New York trial.

04.28.24 CBC News Canada - "Women's rights advocate Gloria Allred on the court ruling ordering a new trial for Harvey Weinstein." Gloria Allred sits down with Deana Sumanac-Johnson of the CBC Newsroom to discuss Harvey Weinstein's criminal sexual assault conviction reversal. The reversal was ordered in a ruling by the New York Court of Appeals on April 25, 2024.

04.27.24 AP - Retrial of Harvey Weinstein unlikely to occur soon, if ever, experts say. The daunting path to a new trial was clear Friday when Miriam Haley, one of two women at the heart of the charges against Weinstein, said during an electronic news conference that she "will consider testifying again, should there be another trial," but declined to commit to a new trial when questioned further about it. During the news conference with her lawyer, Gloria Allred, Haley said the appeals ruling was "a terrible decision that sends an extremely disheartening message to victims of sexual assaults everywhere."

04.26.24 Independent - "Fury as Harvey Weinstein rape conviction overturned as Manhattan prosecutor commits to retry case." Weinstein, 72, was found guilty in 2020 of raping and assaulting two women and is serving his 23-year sentence at a prison in upstate New York. In a 4-3 decision at the end of April 2024, New York's highest court ruled the original judge made "egregious errors" in the trial by allowing prosecutors to call witnesses whose allegations were not related to the charges at hand. Mimi Haley was one of two women that Weinstein was convicted of raping in New York. She issued a statement through her attorney, Gloria Allred, who also represented two other women who testified.

04.26.24 CNN - The star witness in Harvey Weinstein's historic rape trial says she would consider testifying in a new trial, after the former Hollywood producer's New York conviction was overturned by the New York Court of Appeals this week. "We're all in a bit of shock," Haley said on Friday during a press conference with her attorney Gloria Allred after the conviction was overturned. "I felt sick to my stomach and my heart sank." She continued, "This isn't just about me. It's a really important case. It's in the public eye, which is difficult for me personally, but is important for the collective. Those are the reasons I would still do it again. I'm not just doing it for myself."

04.21.24 The Blast - "Alec Baldwin Reportedly Struggling To Cope With 'Stressful' 'Rust' Trial." Actor Alec Baldwin is reportedly having a hard time navigating the upcoming 'Rust' trial. On October 21, 2021, a gun that actor Alec Baldwin was holding went off, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and hospitalizing director Joel Souza, who was standing behind her when the gun went off. Armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Halyna's parents and sister are being represented by attorney Gloria Allred, who is also representing 'Rust' script supervisor Mamie Mitchell in a separate lawsuit.

04.20.24 Associated Press - A movie weapons supervisor was sentenced to 18 months in prison in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film "Rust," during a hearing Monday in which tearful family members and friends gave testimonials that included calls for justice and a punishment that would instill greater accountability for safety on film sets. Movie armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed was convicted in March by a jury on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and has been held for more than a month at a county jail on the outskirts of Santa Fe. Gloria Allred, attorney Halyna Hutchins' parents and sister - on judge's decision: "I think the judge was very clear about the factual basis that supported her conclusion that the most serious option should be the one that she handed down."

04.17.24 Los Angeles Times - Former CBS President Leslie Moonves will pay $15,000 to settle a Los Angeles city ethics complaint over his role in an alleged cover-up of sexual assault accusations against him. Then-Police Capt. Cory Palka allegedly worked with Moonves and other CBS executives to bury a complaint made to the LAPD by a former colleague, Phyllis Golden-Gottlieb, alleging that Moonves had sexually assaulted her in the 1980s, according to the ethics complaint. Golden-Gottlieb died in 2022. Gloria Allred, an attorney representing Golden-Gottlieb's children, said in a statement that city law should be changed to allow "more significant punishments in the future for ethics violations."

04.14.24 CNN - Fashion that doesn't fly: The turbulent issue of airline dress code policies. It has happened to a model, a medical doctor and a hairstylist, along with many other airline passengers: being singled out or denied boarding on a flight for their fashion choices. The typical first move for passengers involved: airing their complaints on social media. Most recently, a passenger took her outrage a step further by retaining high-profile civil rights attorney Gloria Allred after an incident on Delta Air Lines in January 2024. On a flight from Salt Lake City to San Francisco, Lisa Archbold said she was "treated like a criminal" for not wearing a bra under her top. She says she was escorted off the plane by the gate agent and allowed to fly only after she put a shirt over her "revealing" outfit.

04.13.24 Pink Villa - "Hollywood Reacts to OJ Simpson's Passing as Caitlyn Jenner Does Not Budge From Words." Infamous celebrity, O.J. Simpson, passed away from cancer on Wednesday April 10, 2024. O.J. Simpson was a former NFL star, and later became known for being on trial for the murder of his then ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman, in 1994. Attorney Gloria Allred who represented the family of Nicole Brown Simpson during the murder trial spoke to New York's local ABC station and told the public to take time to remember the victims and to not mourn for Simpson.

04.12.24 YouTube - The Project - "O.J. Simpson, Alleged Killer & NFL Star, Dead Aged 76." While some will mourn the loss of NFL player, O.J. Simpson, others will remember him as an alleged cold-blooded killer. Former Attorney for the family of Nicole Brown Simpson, Gloria Allred, joins The Project to discuss the infamous trial that shocked the world 30 years ago.

04.12.24 VT - "Ron Goldman's father shares heartbreaking statement following O.J. Simpson's death." O.J. Simpson, the iconic football star whose life was marred by controversy after his widely publicized trial for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman, in 1994, has passed away at the age of 76. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represented Brown's family during the trial, reflected on the broader implications, stating: "Simpson's death reminds us that the legal system, even 30 years later, is still failing battered women."

04.12.24 Fox 11 Los Angeles "The Issue Is - Gloria Allred, Wally Adeyemo." Gloria joins Elex Michaelson on, The Issue Is, to discuss several controversial topics, including O.J. Simpon's complicated legacy in the wake of his death at the age of 76, as well as Gloria's esteemed career and the many high-profile cases she has taken over the decades.

04.12.24 The Hollywood Reporter "Ron Goldman's Family Calls O.J. Simpson's Death "a Mixed Bag of Complicated Emotions." The family of the late Ronald Goldman, whom O.J. Simpson was accused of murdering along with his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, is calling the death of the man they believe killed Ron, "a mixed bag of complicated emotions." Goldman's family maintains they will continue to advocate for the rights of victims and survivors. On a similar note, attorney Gloria Allred, who represented Brown Simpson's family in Simpson's trial, was focused on the victims as she reacted to the news of Simpson's death, claiming "The system failed Nicole Brown Simpson and failed battered women everywhere."

04.12.24 Fox 11 - The Issue Is: Gloria Allred, Wally Adeyemo. This week, Gloria Allred joins Elex to discuss OJ Simpson's complicated legacy. Wally Adeyemo, Deputy Treasury Secretary, also joins the show to assess the state of the U.S. economy.

04.11.24 The Hollywood Reporter - Gloria Allred, the attorney who represented Nicole Brown Simpson's family in O.J. Simpson's headline-making murder trial, has spoken out after Simpson's death. The family of the former football star and actor announced Thursday that the 76-year-old died from cancer. Brown Simpson was famously found murdered in 1994 outside her Brentwood condominium, along with her friend Ronald Goldman. Her late ex-husband, O.J. Simpson, was accused of their murders and ultimately acquitted of the charges. In wake of the news of Simpson's death, Allred shared that she isn't mourning the controversial figure and called upon the public to remember the victims instead.

04.11.24 The South African - "'Rest in Peace': Tributes pour in for the late O.J. Simpson." Former NFL star Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson was surrounded by his family on Wednesday April 10, 2024, when he died. Simpson became known for being on trial for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represented Nicole Brown Simpson's family during the murder trial responded to the news of his death saying: "Simpson's death reminds us that the legal system even 30 years later is still failing battered women and that the power of celebrity men to avoid true justice for the harm that they inflict on their wives or significant others is still a major obstacle to the right of women to be free of the gender violence to which they are still subjected."

04.11.24 Two of the attorneys connected to O.J. Simpson's infamous criminal trial are reflecting on the case's lasting impact on the justice system, and society at large ... and they view key issues from the trial very differently. Gloria Allred, famed attorney and women's rights advocate, joined us Thursday on "TMZ Live" to share her memories of representing Nicole Brown Simpson's family. Watch here:

04.11.24 7News - O.J. Simpson should have been "ashamed to walk this earth", the lawyer who represented his late wife Nicole Brown-Simpson said. Simpson should be remembered as "a person who killed two people" rather than as a famous footballer turned actor, lawyer Gloria Allred said on Sunrise on Friday. Watch the video: Nicole Brown-Simpson's lawyer Gloria Allred delivers a vicious spray on OJ Simpson during an appearance on Sunrise.

04.11.24 Prominent figures associated with O.J. Simpson's highly publicized murder trial have reacted to his death at the age of 76 after a battle with cancer. The former football great was accused of and ultimately acquitted of the brutal 1994 slayings of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, in what was dubbed the "Trial of the Century." Though he was acquitted of murder charges, a civil jury found Simpson liable in 1997 for wrongful death in the double murder. He was ordered to pay $33.5 million in damages to the Brown and Goldman families. "I feel that the system failed Nicole Brown Simpson and failed battered women everywhere," attorney Gloria Allred, who once represented Nicole Brown Simpson's family, told ABC New York station WABC on Thursday. "I don't mourn for O.J. Simpson. I do mourn for Nicole Brown Simpson and her family and they should be remembered."

04.11.24 CNN - O.J. Simpson dead at 76. Gloria Allred, the star Los Angeles attorney who represented Nicole Brown Simpson's family during O.J. Simpson's criminal trial, said the former football star's death is a reminder of the justice system "failing battered women" and allowing "celebrity men to avoid true justice." Simpson was acquitted of murder in the 1995 criminal case stemming from the brutal killings of Brown Simpson, his ex-wife, and her friend Ron Goldman. A civil trial jury unanimously deemed Simpson liable for the deaths two years later.

04.11.24 KSL News - Reaction to the death of O.J. Simpson after prostate cancer. He was 76. Simpson's family announced the news on his X account. Relatives said he died Wednesday. "I feel that the system failed Nicole Brown Simpson and failed battered women everywhere. I don't mourn for O.J. Simpson. I do mourn for Nicole Brown Simpson and her family and they should be remembered." - Attorney Gloria Allred, who once represented Nicole's family, on ABC News.

04.11.24 Women's Agenda - OJ Simpson, the former US football star famously acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and her friend, has died of cancer aged 76, his family said in a statement on Thursday. In a statement, Allred said she felt that the system failed Nicole Brown Simpson as well as other women who've been subjected to violence. "Simpson's death reminds us that the legal system even 30 years later is still failing battered women, and that the power of celebrity men to avoid true justice for the harm that they inflict on their wives or significant others is still a major obstacle to the right of women to be free of the gender violence to which they are still subjected."

04.10.24 ABC News - "Donald Trump's anger at a Republican ally highlights his fear of women's voting power ahead of the US election." The article states that since the constitutional right to an abortion was overturned by a conservative-leaning Supreme Court nearly two years ago, abortion bans have come down in more than 20 states. Many Americans who support access to abortion are motivated, angry and ready to punish Republicans - including Trump - at the ballot box on Election Day. To prevent abortion from being a defining issue in the upcoming presidential election, Trump declared abortion laws should be left up to individual states - in stark contrast to his fellow republicans, including Lindsay Graham, who are advocating for a national ban on abortion at 15 weeks. The article also notes that in 1970, Norma McCorvey aka Jane Roe sued for her right to terminate a pregnancy, which resulted in the landmark Roe v. Wade case. Norma McCorvey was represented in subsequent years by attorney, Gloria Allred.

04.09.24 OK Magazine - Alec Baldwin Accused of Having 'No Control of His Own Emotions' on 'Rust' Set Before Halyna Hutchins' Tragic Death. The prosecutors alleged he'd been witnessed "screaming" on-site. They further accused the embattled actor of repeatedly changing his story about what happened on the day that cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was tragically shot and killed by a prop weapon handled by Baldwin. This comes after OK! reported that Baldwin's legal team was feeling "nervous" about their client's upcoming trial after set armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for her role in Hutchins' death. "Today was the first trial and conviction in the criminal justice process," Gloria Allred said in a statement on behalf of parents Olga Solovey and Anatolli Androsovych and Hutchins' sister, Svetlana Zemko, after the ruling. "We look forward to the justice system continuing to make sure that everyone else who is responsible for Halyna's death is required to face the legal consequences."

04.04.24 Travelers Today - "Delta Air Lines Passenger Seeks Policy Revision After Braless Incident." In January 2024, a passenger named Lisa Archbold was escorted off a Delta Air Lines flight for wearing "revealing and offensive clothing" - a baggy white t-shirt. The flight was from Salt Lake City to San Francisco. Archbold, represented by well-known attorney, Gloria Allred, is now urging the airline to revise its dress code policy. This incident, as well as Ms. Allred's press conference with Ms. Archbold, has sparked a broader conversation about dress codes on flights.

04.04.24 The Independent - What is Delta Airlines' dress code after passengers were removed for not wearing a bra? In terms of a dress code, the airline does require that the passengers wear shoes and says they may be removed for being barefoot. The rule also states a passenger may be refused transportation, when "conduct, attire, hygiene or odor creates an unreasonable risk of offense or annoyance to other passengers". According to this rule the airline can make the decision to remove a passenger for not wearing a bra. Last week, a woman said that Delta Airlines targeted her for not wearing a bra. During a news press conference on Thursday, 28 March, 38-year-old DJ Lisa Archbold held a news conference with her attorney, Gloria Allred, claiming that when she showed up to board her Delta Airlines flight at Salt Lake City Airport in January, she was singled out by airline staff. Archbold told the press: "I was targeted and humiliated."

04.04.24 The Independent Singapore - Lisa Archbold found herself at the center of a wardrobe war high above the clouds. The stage was set on a Delta Air Lines flight from Salt Lake City to San Francisco, where Archbold's choice of attire and going bra-less got her kicked off the plane and stirred unexpected "turbulence." The incident which initially garnered some media buzz, has now ignited a full-blown legal firestorm. Archbold, armed with legal powerhouse Gloria Allred as her representative, is spearheading a call for Delta to rethink its dress code policies. Delta, for its part, has offered an apology for the incident. Yet, the underlying issues persist, serving as a poignant reminder that the skies above are not immune to the battles fought on the ground for equality and dignity.

04.02.24 Business Insider - "A Delta passenger is calling on the airline to change its policies after she says she was escorted off a flight for not wearing a bra." Lisa Archbold, a Delta Air Lines passenger who was escorted off a flight for wearing clothing that might be deemed "offensive," is calling on the carrier to change its policy. Archbold was due to fly from Salt Lake City to San Francisco when a gate agent escorted her off the flight and asked her to cover up her "offensive clothing" - a loose, white T-shirt- in order to fly. Archbold with her attorney, Gloria Allred, have requested a meeting with Delta's president, Glen Hauenstein, to discuss a practical solution.

04.02.24 WNCT - "Delta passenger says she was pulled off plane for revealing attire." A Delta passenger says she was pulled off a flight for not wearing a bra and now she and her attorney are insisting the airline change its dress policy. According to reports, Lisa Archbold was dressed for comfort in a loose white shirt and pants for a Delta flight to San Francisco. During boarding, a gate agent came to her seat and asked to speak in private, escorting her off the plane. The incident was described in detail at a news conference with her attorney, Gloria Allred.

03.30.24 US Times Post "DJ claims she was removed from the Delta plane as a "criminal" because she wasn't wearing a bra." Lisa Archbold, a Delta Air Lines passenger, claims she was "humiliated" over her outfit by a gate agent who "escorted" her off the plane before takeoff. Archbold said she was told by the agent that "the official policy of [the airline] is that women have to cover up." Archbold and her attorney, Gloria Allred, have since sent a letter to Delta's president demanding a meeting to discuss a change in policy.

03.29.24 The Blast - "Rust" armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed is facing 18 months behind bars in connection with the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. It took a jury less than three hours to find Hannah Gutierrez-Reed guilty of involuntary manslaughter after prosecutors accused her of being negligent on the set of the Western film. On Friday, Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer rejected Hannah Gutierrez-Reed's plea for a new trial and ordered that she must remain behind bars until her sentencing in April. The day after a jury found Hannah Gutierrez-Reed guilty of involuntary manslaughter, family attorneys Gloria Allred and John Carpenter released a statement, saying, "Halyna's parents and her sister have always wanted everyone who is responsible for Halyna's death to be held accountable."

03.29.24 Dr. Renee Fraser Show - Gloria Allred joins Dr. Fraser to discuss many topics including the filing of a civil lawsuit on behalf of her client alleging childhood sexual abuse against the famous director Roman Polanski.

03.29.24 The Independent - During a news press conference on Thursday, 28 March, 38-year-old DJ Lisa Archbold held a news conference with her attorney, Gloria Allred, claiming that when she showed up to board her Delta Airlines flight at Salt Lake City Airport in January, she was singled out by airline staff. Archbold told the press, "I was targeted and humiliated." "Male passengers are not required to cover up their T-shirts with a shirt or a jacket," Allred argued. "They also do not have to wear a bra to board or remain on a plane and women should not have to wear one either." Although there are no plans to go forward with a lawsuit, Allred said that she and her client want a sit-down meeting with the president of Delta Airlines to ensure that their policies will be updated to reflect 21st-century values and standards.

03.29.24 Mirror UK - A woman has been left fuming as she claims she was nearly kicked off her flight because she wasn't wearing a bra. "I was targeted and humiliated," Lisa said at a press conference in Los Angeles on Thursday with her attorney, Gloria Allred, NBC LA reported. "It felt like a scarlet letter was being attached to me," continued the DJ, who was headed to Sundance for work. "I felt it was a spectacle aimed at punishing me for not being a woman in the way she thought I should be a woman as she scolded me outside of the plane," she said. "Male passengers are not required to cover up their T-shirts with a shirt or a jacket," she said. "They also do not have to wear a bra to board or remain on a plane and women should not have to wear one either.

03.28.24 YouTube - Woman claims she was scolded for going braless on Delta flight. Lisa Archbold held a news conference with her attorney Gloria Allred Thursday, demanding Del Air Lines to change its policy. NBC Los Angeles' Karma Dickerson reports on March 28, 2024.

03.28.24 KNX News - Woman told to cover up or leave Delta plane gains attention of high-profile attorney. As KNX News' Emily Valdez reports, Lisa Archbold said, "The gate agent waited until the entire plane was seated, calm and approaching departure. She came to my seat, loudly asked to speak to me in private, and escorted me off the plane as though I were a criminal." Her crime? Not wearing a bra. Archbold says she put a dress shirt over her T-shirt and was allowed back on the plane, but the situation has gained the attention of high-profile attorney Gloria Allred. Now, the duo wants Delta to change what they say is a discriminatory policy. "Lisa did not present either a safety or security risk; neither her breasts nor any other woman's breasts have ever tried to take over a plane. Breasts are not weapons of war, and it's not a crime for a woman or girl to have them," Allred said.

03.28.24 Insider Paper - 'Scolded' braless passenger wants meeting with US airline boss. A woman who says she was threatened with being kicked off a US Delta Air Lines flight because she was not wearing a bra demanded a meeting with the company's top boss on Thursday over what she says is a discriminatory policy. "It felt like a scarlet letter was being attached to me," Archbold, 38, told reporters in Los Angeles about the January incident. Attorney Gloria Allred said she had written to Delta on behalf of Archbold demanding a meeting with the company's president to discuss the discriminatory policy. "Male passengers are not required to cover up their t-shirts with a shirt or a jacket," she said. "They also do not have to wear a bra to board or remain on a plane and women should not have to wear one either. "Last I checked, the Taliban are not in charge of Delta."

03.22.24 Jeopardy - On March 22, 2024, women's rights attorney, Gloria Allred, was featured as a 'clue' on the beloved game show, Jeopardy, under the category "In the National Women's Hall of Fame."

03.22.24 CBC News - Gloria Allred discusses the war on women. Prominent attorney and activist Gloria Allred says there is a substantial and continuing effort in the U.S. to reverse women's rights. Allred discusses her career as an advocate for women and the issues that persist in the legal system that prevent them from seeing justice.

03.17.24 Crime Online - "Long Island Serial Killer Suspect's Wife Gives Him 'Benefit of the Doubt'." Asa Ellerup, the wife of Long Island serial killer suspect, Rex Heuermann, issued an unsolicited statement last week saying she has given her husband "the benefit of the doubt" and doesn't believe he is capable of murder. Ellerup was married to Heuermann for 27 years, and filed for divorce less than a week after his arrest for the murders of three of the four Gilgo 4, women found dead and buried along Long Island's Gilgo Beach more than a decade ago. Gloria Allred, a prominent women's rights attorney who represents several of the victims' families, has responded to the statement from Ms. Ellerup's attorneys on her behalf.

03.16.24 World Time Todays - "Samantha Geimer believes victims are anti-feminist." Samantha Geimer was 13 when she was raped by film director, Roman Polanski, in 1977. The attack has followed both Geimer and Polanski throughout their lives and Geimer has developed seemingly unorthodox beliefs about her abuser over the decades. In an interview with Polanski's wife, Emmanuelle Seigner, Geimer claims the #MeToo movement can humiliate women by labeling them as victims, stating "I don't understand what's so feminist about being a victim." Not all of Polanski's victims take the same stance as Geimer, including victim, Jane Doe, who filed her lawsuit against Polanski with her attorney, Gloria Allred, in Los Angeles in March of 2024.

03.15.24 Times Now News - "Legendary Filmmaker Roman Polanski To Face Trial of Alleged 1973 Rape." Renowned filmmaker, Roman Polanski, is set to face trial in Los Angeles in 2025 for allegedly raping a teenager in 1973, confirmed Attorney Gloria Allred, who is representing the plaintiff in this lawsuit, and is also known for representing victims in cases involving prominent individuals such as Jeffrey Epstein and Bill Cosby. The trial is scheduled for August 2025.

03.14.24 Japan Today - "Director Roman Polanski sued over more allegations of sexual assault of a minor." A woman has sued director Roman Polanski, alleging he raped her in his home when she was a minor in 1973. The woman aired the allegations in a news conference with her attorney, Gloria Allred, on Tuesday March 12, 2024. The account is similar to the still-unresolved Los Angeles criminal sexual assault case that prompted Polanski in 1978 to flee to Europe, where he has remained since.

03.13.24 Los Angeles Times - Roman Polanski civil trial set for August 2025 in child rape case. The trial is scheduled to take place on Aug. 4, 2025, following a lawsuit that accused Polanski of giving a child alcohol and raping her at his Benedict Canyon home. The complaint was filed last June in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The plaintiff and her attorney, Gloria Allred, discussed the case Tuesday during a news conference in Los Angeles. Allred said she was able to have Polanski served at his home in Paris. "Our client ... has demonstrated enormous courage in filing her lawsuit against a famous director," Allred said at the news conference. "Although the defendant has appeared to return to business as usual in his life, our client has not been able to return to business as usual. ... But we look forward to our fight for justice and accountability for Jane Doe."

03.13.24 Fox 11 News - Roman Polanski received a trial date over sexual assault allegations of a minor in 1973. The controversial director must face an American judge on Aug. 4, 2025, for a 10-day trial, the plaintiff's lawyer, Gloria Allred told Fox News Digital. Allred added, "Although the defendant has appeared to return to business as usual in his life, our client has not been able to return to business as usual since her victimization. The criminal justice system has not yielded a just outcome for the people of California who had a right to see Mr. Polanski sentenced for his sexual crime against a child, but we look forward to our fight for justice and accountability for Jane Doe in the civil lawsuit which we have filed."

03.12.24 Deadline - Currently on trial in France for decrying the sexual assault claims from actress Charlotte Lewis, Roman Polanski now finds himself facing a trial next year in the United States over allegations of raping a minor in 1973. The Oscar winning director is set to face American justice starting on August 4, 2025, plaintiff's lawyer Gloria Allred revealed in a press conference today. A longtime fugitive from American justice and almost certain not to appear in court in Los Angeles, Polanski sitting for a deposition in the case is still a bit of an unknown, Allred says. "We are going to depose him," the attorney noted. "At least that's our intention at this time, that could change," she added, clearly leaving the possibility of a settlement open before the 2025 trial.

03.11.24 Variety - The producers of the Alec Baldwin film "Rust" are nine months late in paying the widower and son of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was killed in a gun accident on set in 2021, according to a recent court filing. Baldwin and the other producers announced a settlement of the family's wrongful death lawsuit in October 2022. After the settlement was announced with Hutchins' widower and son, a similar lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles on behalf of her parents, Olga Solovey and Anatolii Androsovych, and her sister, Svetlana Zemko, all of whom live in Ukraine. The suit seeks damages for "loss of consortium," which in California can only be brought by a decedent's spouse. The plaintiffs are represented by Gloria Allred and John Carpenter.

03.10.24 Jagran Josh - International Day of Women Judges 2024: List of Famous Female Lawyers in the World. International Day of Women Judges is observed on March 10th every year to celebrate the participation of women in all levels of the judiciary. Included in this list is Gloria Allred.

03.10.24 International Business Times - "Hannah Gutierrez-Reed: 'Rust' Armorer Having 'Difficult Time' In Jail as She Awaits Sentencing after Being Found Guilty of Manslaughter." Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, 26, is being held in a New Mexico detention center after being found guilty on Wednesday of involuntary manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of Hutchins on the set of the film Rust. The statement released by Hutchins's family's legal team, including attorneys Gloria Allred and John Carpenter, reveals that "Halyna's parents and her sister have always wanted everyone who is responsible for Halyna's death to be held accountable."

03.09.24 The News International - "Rust Armorer Gutierrez-Reed faces tough time after Manslaughter conviction." Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on the set of the film Rust, is reportedly facing significant challenges following her conviction for involuntary manslaughter in the tragic death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. In response to the verdict, the family of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins released a statement expressing their anticipation for further accountability in the case with their attorneys, Gloria Allred, and John Carpenter.

03.06.24 The Wrap - "Rust" cinematographer Halyna Hutchins' family responded Wednesday to armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed being found guilty of manslaughter, saying they are "satisfied that the jury, based on the evidence" found her "guilty beyond a reasonable doubt for her part in the taking of Halyna's life." "Halyna's parents and her sister have always wanted everyone who is responsible for Halyna's death to be held accountable," the statement from attorneys Gloria Allred and John Carpenter, made on behalf of the family, said of the verdict. "We look forward to the justice system continuing to make sure that everyone else who is responsible for Halyna's death is required to face the legal consequences for their actions," they concluded.

03.06.24 Daily Beast - After just two-and-a-half hours of deliberations, a New Mexico jury found Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed guilty of involuntary manslaughter over a fatal on-set shooting that killed the movie's cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins. After the verdict, attorneys Gloria Allred and John Carpenter, who are representing Hutchins' parents-Olga Solovey and Anatolli Androsovych-and Halyna's sister, Svetlana Zemko, said "the family have always wanted everyone who is responsible for Halyna's death to be held accountable."

03.05.24 The Guardian - "Roman Polanski tried in France for alleged defamation of British actor." Roman Polanski was held to account for dismissing a claim of 1983 sexual assault against Charlotte Lewis as a 'heinous lie.' Charlotte Lewis, who was in court on Tuesday at the opening of the hearing, said she had been the victim of a "smear campaign" after she accused the filmmaker of sexually abusing her as a teenager. The director rejected the accusation in a 2019 interview with Paris Match magazine in which he cited a 1999 News of the World interview with Lewis in which she was quoted as saying: "I wanted to be his mistress … I probably desired him more than he did me." Lewis disputed the accuracy of the quote and subsequently sued for defamation. In 2010, Lewis publicly accused Polanski of abusing her at a press conference hosted in the office of her then attorney Gloria Allred.

03.05.24 The Ada Herald - British actress Charlotte Lewis on Tuesday accused filmmaker Roman Polanski of raping her as a teenager and said she had become the victim of a "smear campaign" after she spoke up about it. "It nearly destroyed my life," the 56-year-old told a criminal court in the French capital, which is hearing a defamation case against the film director. Polanski, who was not present at Tuesday's hearing, faces charges that he defamed Lewis after she accused him of abusing her in the 1980s. In 2010, Lewis said she decided to speak out to counter suggestions from Polanski's legal team that the 1977 rape case was an isolated incident. She spoke in the Los Angeles offices of Gloria Allred, a high-profile attorney who has also represented women accusing US producer Harvey Weinstein, sitcom star Bill Cosby and former US president Donald Trump.

03.02.24 US Times Post - "Rob Lowe, Snow White and the Night That Almost Lost the Oscars." The 1989 Oscars are a memorable cultural moment for the film industry, and not exactly for all the right reasons. The 1989 opening performance didn't quite hit the mark, with many claiming it to be the worst opening in Oscars history. While the 1989 event was certainly uncomfortable to watch, it wasn't the only Oscars to feature a widely criticized opening musical. The 2013 Oscars, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, kicked off with an opening number which overtly drew attention to the nude film scenes of several actresses in attendance. MacFarland was criticized by many, including feminist rights attorney, Gloria Allred, for the public sexualization of the accomplished actresses.

03.02.24 Q97.9 - "LOOK: What major laws were passed the year you were born?" Discover the groundbreaking legislation that has shaped the U.S. from 1919 to 2019. See the year 1973, when Gloria Allred and her client Norma McCorvey challenged legislation that prevented access to safe and legal abortions in the legendary Roe v. Wade case.

03.01.24 USA Today - "Alec Baldwin hit with another 'Rust' lawsuit: What we know about all the legal challenges." Several crew members who worked on the set of "Rust" have filed suit against Alec Baldwin and the film's producers in relation to the 2021 shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The most recent of these lawsuits were filed at the end of February 2024, by dolly operator Ross Addiego, set costumer Doran Curtin, and key grip Reese Price, all who maintain they were standing close to Baldwin when his prop gun went off during rehearsal at the Bonanza Creek Ranch movie set near Santa Fe, New Mexico. These three lawsuits are of more than half a dozen that have been filed as a result of the shooting. As of February 9, 2024, Hutchins's mother, father, and sister are seeking damages for their loss with the help of their attorney, Gloria Allred.

03.01.24 FindLaw - "Five Formidable Female Attorneys." Countless women have worked to shape the legal landscape of the U.S. to where it is now, changing our nation for the better through their advocacy. Five of these distinguished women attorneys include Sandra Day O'Connor, Sonia Sotomayor, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Loretta Lynch, and Gloria Allred. Gloria Allred is a prominent American civil rights lawyer known for taking on high-profile and often controversial cases, especially those involving the protection of women's rights and fighting against gender discrimination. Much of Allred's importance stems from her relentless advocacy for women's rights and her willingness to take on cases that challenge societal norms and address injustices against marginalized groups.

02.25.24 Mid-Day - "From comedy to art: Here's what you can check out in Mumbai this week." On International Women's Day, March 8, 2024, Columbia Global Centers Mumbai will host Voices of Change: Fostering Equity and Inclusion - a panel discussion that brings together four powerful female voices. The panelists include Veronika Didusenko, who championed the #RightToBeAMother movement, U.S. women's rights attorney Gloria Allred; Diana Edulji, the first women cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame; and Audrey D'Mello, director of the women's rights NGO Majlis Law, who will moderate the discussion. To register for the event, follow this link: https://bit.ly/VoicesofChangeGender

02.22.24 Fox News - "'Rust' armorer's criminal trial begins with dramatic audio of shooting victims, photos of live ammo on set." Hannah Gutierrez-Reed's trial over the fatal Rust movie shooting began Thursday February 22, 2024, with dramatic audio of the shooting victims and accusations of "sloppy" safety protocols. Gutierrez-Reed, the film's armorer, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and evidence tampering after allegedly handing off a bag of cocaine on the day of the shooting. Alec Baldwin, the actor who fired the gun that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, has also been charged with involuntary manslaughter. On Thursday the 22nd of February, the family of late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins earned a legal victory when Baldwin lost his bid to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit brought by her family and their attorney, Gloria Allred.

02.22.24 News Break Original - "Gloria Allred Hails Court Victory in Baldwin Case as Win for Hutchins Family." The family of the late Halyna Hutchins scored a victory in their civil lawsuit against actor Alec Baldwin and the producers of "Rust." Renowned attorney Gloria Allred, representing the mother, father and sister of Halyna Hutchins, announced the court's decision to affirm the right to pursue loss of consortium damages under New Mexico law, a ruling that will have implications in California courts where the lawsuit is being prosecuted.

02.22.24 Blast - "'Rust' Armorer's Lawyers Put Blame On Alec Baldwin During Trial Opening Statements." Alec Baldwin was mentioned heavily as the trial against Rust armorer, Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, began on Thursday, February 22, 2024 in regards to the killing of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Gutierrez-Reed has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence after prosecutors claim a witness alleged she transferred a bag of cocaine on the day Hutchins was killed, thus impeding the police investigation. Gutierrez-Reed's lawyer, Jason Bowles, claimed prosecutors are using Gutierrez-Reed as a scapegoat for Baldwin's wrongdoing, stating, " he violated some of the most basic gun-safety rules you can ever learn." The parents and sister of Hutchins are represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

02.22.24 Daily Mail - "Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed's manslaughter trial is shown photo of shambolic Rust ammo cart strewn with dummy rounds in grim image taken after Alec Baldwin killed cinematographer." Both Hannah Gutierrez-Reed and Alec Baldwin are charged with involuntary manslaughter for cinematographer Halyna Hutchins's death in October 2021. Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on the set of the film Rust, is accused of flouting gun safety procedures by handing Baldwin a gun loaded with a live round while on the movie set in New Mexico. The jury was shown a photograph taken by a crime scene investigator of the prop cart which appeared highly disorganized, strewn with dummy rounds that were mixed with a live round. Both Baldwin and Gutierrez-Reed pleaded not guilty to the claims against them. According to attorney Gloria Allred, who represents the parents and sister of Halyna Hutchins, Halyna Hutchins' family may now pursue damages against Baldwin based upon a court ruling under New Mexico law.

02.21.24 Rolling Stone -"'Rust' on Trial: Alec Baldwin's Armorer Faces Involuntary Manslaughter Charges." Prosecutors allege the 24-year-old rookie armorer hired to manage weapons, ammunition, and gun safety on the set of 'Rust', Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, was engaging in "drug and alcohol use" during her off hours while working during the filming. They indicated that Ms. Gutierrez-Reed inadvertently placed a live bullet in the prop gun that Baldwin fired, killing Halyna Hutchins. While others have been criminally charged in the high-profile case - including Baldwin - Gutierrez-Reed will be the first to face a jury. Hutchins's Ukraine-based parents and sister continue to seek justice and remain informed about important case evidence by their attorney, Gloria Allred.

02.16.24 NBC Los Angeles - "Former CBS CEO pays fine for alleged interference in LAPD investigation." Former CBS president and CEO Leslie Moonves personally tried to influence a former LAPD captain, who had pledged his allegiance to Moonves and was leaking confidential information about a criminal investigation in which Moonves had been accused of sexually assaulting a former employee, according to new legal documents made public Friday by the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission. The woman who made the accusation against Moonves in 2017, Phyllis Gottlieb, claimed she was assaulted while working for him at an entertainment firm in 1986. Ms. Gottlieb, now deceased, was represented by attorney Gloria Allred.

01.31.24 New York Times - Alec Baldwin pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday, following a grand jury indictment that revived the criminal case against him for the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the film "Rust" in 2021. SAG-AFTRA, the union representing film, television and radio workers, released a new statement after the latest indictment, saying that the idea an actor should be expected to inspect a firearm is an "incorrect assessment of the actual duties of an actor on set" and pointing to a set of industry guidelines called Safety Bulletin No. 1. Gloria Allred, a lawyer representing Ms. Hutchins's parents and sister in a civil case, pushed back on the union's statement, saying, "The notion that an actor is not responsible if that actor holds a gun, points it at someone on a movie set and discharges the weapon flies in the face of common sense and the law."

01.30.24 The Blast - Actor Alec Baldwin is again facing criminal charges related to the death of "Rust" cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was shot and killed on the set of the Western film in October 2021. On January 30, The Blast was informed that news outlets have been given the authorization to record, broadcast, and livestream Alec Baldwin's arraignment in New Mexico on Thursday. Gloria Allred, the attorney representing Halyna Hutchins' mother, father, and lawsuit in a civil lawsuit, released a statement shortly following the charges, saying: "Our clients have always sought the truth about what happened on the day that Halyna Hutchins was tragically shot and killed on October 21, 2021. They continue to seek the truth in our civil lawsuit for them and they also would like there to be accountability in the criminal justice system.

01.27.24 The Hollywood Reporter - Halyna Hutchins' Family Attorney Criticizes SAG-AFTRA's Defense of Alec Baldwin: "The Case Will Be Decided on Its Merits". The 'Rust' actor and producer was indicted in the fatal shooting of Hutchins earlier this month, after a grand jury presented with a new investigation recommended charges. "The notion that an actor is not responsible if that actor holds a gun, points it at someone on a movie set, and discharges the weapon flies in the face of common sense and the law," Gloria Allred an attorney for Hutchins' family, told The Hollywood Reporter.

01.26.24 WION - SAG-AFTRA has come out in support of actor Alec Baldwin who has been charged again for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The fresh charges on the actor were pressed on January 19. Hutchins died on October 21, 2021, after a gun that Baldwin was holding discharged on the set of the film Rust. Meanwhile, Gloria Allred, the attorney for the family of Halyna Hutchins has responded to SAG-AFTRA's statement backing Alec Baldwin. "The notion that an actor is not responsible if that actor holds a gun, points it at someone on a movie set, and discharges the weapon flies in the face of common sense and the law," Gloria Allred said in a statement Thursday.

01.25.24 US Weekly - Alec Baldwin Requests 'Speedy Trial' After Being Indicted on New 'Rust' Shooting Charges. Us confirmed on Friday, January 19, that Baldwin was indicted again in connection with the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was killed in an accidental shooting on the set of his movie Rust in 2021. Following Baldwin's latest indictment, an attorney for Hutchins' family released a statement addressing the charges. "[My clients] have always sought the truth about what happened on the day that Halyna Hutchins was tragically shot and killed," lawyer Gloria Allred said on Friday.

01.23.24 Fox 11 - L.A. Innocence Project Takes on Scott Peterson Case. Scott Peterson was identified as the prime suspect in Lacey Peterson's murder after it was revealed he was having an affair with a woman named Amber Frey. Frey's famed attorney was Gloria Allred, who now represents Peterson's sister, Anne Bird. Gloria Allred joins Marla Tellez live to discuss the case and the new development.

01.23.24 The Blast - Actor Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria Baldwin are reportedly feeling stressed after the actor was charged with involuntary manslaughter last Friday. Baldwin was filming "Rust" in New Mexico in October 2021. When rehearsing a scene inside a church, a gun that he was holding went off, striking and killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and hospitalizing director Joel Souza. Baldwin has insisted that he never pulled the trigger and that he has "no idea" how a bullet ended up inside the prop gun on a movie set. An attorney for the family, Gloria Allred, released a statement on Friday saying that the Hutchins family has "always sought the truth about what happened on the day that Halyna Hutchins was tragically shot and killed."

01.20.24 AZ Central - Women's March in Phoenix: Several hundred gather at Arizona Capitol. The seventh annual National Women's March takes off Saturday morning in Phoenix with accompanying marches in multiple cities across the country. March organizers are calling the rally "Bigger than Roe" because of its focus on abortion rights. Attorney Allred speaks about her own experience. Famed feminist attorney Gloria Allred spoke to loud cheers. "No one has ever given women any rights … we've always had to fight to win them," the 82-year-old Allred said, later adding, "The women's movement is the only movement in which the participants become more radical as they get older."

01.20.24 Associated Press - A grand jury indicted Alec Baldwin on Friday on an involuntary manslaughter charge in a fatal shooting in 2021 during a rehearsal on a movie set in New Mexico, reviving a dormant case against the actor. Defense attorneys for Baldwin indicated that they'll fight the charge. Los Angeles-based attorney Gloria Allred, who is representing the cinematographer's parents and younger sister in a civil case, said Friday that her clients have been seeking the truth about what happened the day Hutchins was killed and will be looking forward to Baldwin's trial.

01.19.24 NewsNation - The Los Angeles Innocence Project has taken on the notorious case of Scott Peterson, NewsNation has confirmed. He was convicted by a San Mateo County jury in 2004 of murdering his pregnant wife, Laci, and their unborn son. Gloria Allred, who represented Amber Frey, who dated Peterson, and Anne Bird, Peterson's sister, told NewsNation's Ashleigh Banfield on Thursday night that Peterson "has every right to exhaust any legal avenue open to him." "He should have the right to DNA testing. … He has a big mountain to climb. He is fortunate that he is still alive today, while, unfortunately, his victims, are no longer alive," Allred added.

01.19.24 Fox Sports - The lawyer acting for the teenage girl who allegedly had a relationship with Josh Giddey has explained why the case against the Aussie NBA star was dropped. The Newport Police Department in California closed its investigation into the 21-year-old, having found 'no corroborating evidence' to support the claims made against him. Gloria Allred, the high-profile lawyer representing the Californian girl, said "It does not surprise me that law enforcement would close their investigation since our client is a minor and her parents have chosen not to speak to law enforcement to protect their privacy."

01.17.24 TFC News - Filipino -American, co-workers sue CA hospital over alleged wrongful termination. Arlene Nielsen and her coworkers claimed their concerns over staffing and poor working conditions at the St. Francis Medical Center and its owner, Prime Healthcare, have been unaddressed. They were eventually suspended and fired days before Christmas. "The plaintiffs have opposed and protested and complained to management and through their unions," said the workers' lawyer Gloria Allred, "about what they believe to be unlawful employment practices resulting in adverse patient health and safety care issues."

01.16.24 NewsNation - The family of Gilgo Beach victim Maureen Brainard-Barnes is focused on "learning the truth" now that Rex Heuermann has been charged in her killing, the family's attorney, Gloria Allred, told NewsNation's Ashleigh Banfield. Allred said the family has many questions and seeks justice. Heuermann was previously considered a top suspect in the case but at the time of his arrest for the killings of the three other women, investigators said they did not have the evidence to charge him with her death.

01.12.24 KTLA 5 - A group of healthcare workers filed a lawsuit against a Los Angeles County hospital, claiming they were fired over protesting unsafe staffing conditions. Nine workers from St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood are being represented by attorney Gloria Allred. The workers said they were wrongfully fired after speaking up about what they claimed were concerning practices involving patient care and other safety issues at the hospital. A press conference was held Friday where Allred and the plaintiffs spoke about the lawsuit.

01.12.24 KTLA - A group of healthcare workers filed a lawsuit against a Los Angeles County hospital, claiming they were fired over protesting unsafe staffing conditions. Nine workers from St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood are being represented by attorney Gloria Allred. The workers said they were wrongfully fired after speaking up about what they claimed were concerning practices involving patient care and other safety issues at the hospital. "We all believe in patients over profits," said attorney Gloria Allred. "We will not be deterred or intimidated by a big powerful corporation."

01.08.24 Mirror UK - EXCLUSIVE: Prince Andrew 'locks himself away with no idea how to respond' after new Epstein claims. Famed US lawyer Gloria Allred told the Mirror that the under-pressure royal has "got a lot of explaining to do" and should speak with US law enforcement about his friendship with Epstein. She said Andrew owes it to victims of the monstrous sex abuser to provide any intelligence on events at properties where he may have stayed with the American.

01.04.24 NewsNation - Gloria Allred: Jeffrey Epstein victims have 'been through a lot'. A federal court Thursday released an additional round of documents totaling more than 300 pages relating to the late billionaire Jeffrey Epstein. The court began releasing the previously secret documents Wednesday that disclose the names of more than 150 people associated with the disgraced financier. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents 20 of Epstein's victims, says it's too painful for some victims to testify. She added: "He harmed them. He was dangerous."