Tag: sexual abuse

4th Wrestler Says Rep. Jim Jordan Knew About Sexual Abuse As Coach

A fourth former wrestler has come forward to contradict U.S. Representative Jim Jordan’s claims that he had no knowledge of athletes being sexually abused by a team doctor while Jordan was an assistant coach at Ohio State in the mid-1990s. Shawn Dailey told NBC News he was groped several times by Richard Strauss β€” and…

9th Accuser: Trump ‘grabbed me and went for the lips’

Heller had told many friends and family members over the years, but is only now telling in public. Some 20 years ago, she claims, when she met Donald Trump for the first and only time, he grabbed her, went for a kiss, and grew angry with her as she twisted away. β€œOh, come on,” she…

Sexual Predator Roger Ailes Will Reportedly Resign or Be Sacked From Fox News

Sparked by allegations of sexual harassment, Fox News’ parent company 21st Century Fox began an investigation into the management style of Roger Ailes. They moved interviews off site, out of fear that the Fox offices were bugged. The investigation β€œhas expanded into a wide-ranging inquiry.” Ailes will be given a chance to resign or be…

New Docs: Joe Paterno Knew Of Jerry Sandusky Abuse

According to newly unsealed court testimony, former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno knew of sexual-abuse allegations against assistant coach Jerry Sandusky as early as 1976. A man identified as John Doe 150 testified in 2014 that he informed Paterno about Sandusky’s inappropriate touching of him in 1976 when he was a young teenager, and…

Alleged Dennis Hastert Sex Abuse Victim Is Named By Sister [VIDEO]

A woman has come forward with additional allegations against former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, saying that he molested her brother in high school. Steve Reinboldt died of AIDS in 1995, but his sister Jolene told ABC News that he first disclosed the abuse to her in 1979, when he told her he was…

Dennis Hastert Receives Strange Call on CSPAN [VIDEO]

And then this video popped up from Hastert’s Nov. 13, 2014 appearance on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, in which a man identifying himself as β€œBruce” asked Hastert: β€œHello Denny, remember me from Yorkville?” He then laughs and hangs up, leaving Hastert visibly uncomfortable. Was this the kid he molested? Very spooky, creepy, and maybe revealing. Listen…

Jian Ghomeshi investigators hear from 3rd woman [VIDEO]

Toronto police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi for what they are calling complaints of “assault and sexual assault” after three women alleged that they were attacked by him. The investigation is in its “infancy,” sex crimes Insp. Joanna Beaven-Desjardins said Saturday. None of the allegations…

Pope To Sex Abuse Victims: I Beg Your Forgiveness

Pope Francis has begged forgiveness from the victims of clergy sex abuse in his first meeting with several abuse survivors. The Vatican quoted Francis as expressing “sorrow” in his homily at a private Mass with six victims Monday for the “sins and grave crimes” of clerical sex abuse against them. Added the pope: “I beg…

Angelina Jolie urges end to war-zone rape at London summit

Angelina Jolie gave an impassioned plea Tuesday for an end to rape and sexual violence as a tactic in war, warning that unless something is done β€œthis evil will continue to ruin the lives of millions of people.” "The use of rape as a weapon is one of the greatest injustices of our time"- Angelina…

Pamela Anderson Gives Speech On Past Sexual Abuse [VIDEO]

Pamela Anderson has previously talked about being a survivor of rape, but in an emotional speech for her new charity, she credits animals with helping her survive years of abuse at the hands of others. Anderson was in Cannes to launch the Pamela Anderson Foundation, dedicated to boosting human rights, helping animals and the environment.…

Documents detail sexual abuse by Chicago priests

The Archdiocese of Chicago took steps to hide sexual abuse by serial abusers for decades, documents released today show. The archdiocese promoted and moved priests with multiple accusations against them and had victims making the allegations investigated. The Chicago Sun-Times