The Biggest Open Secret in the World of Powerful Men — Sexual Misconduct

Combination of file photos showing (L-R from top): US film producer Harvey Weinstein, actor Kevin Spacey, director James Toback, producer Brett Ratner, French-Polish director Roman Polanski and comedian Bill Cosby. Collage: AFP

Accusations of sexual assault by movie producer Harvey Weinstein have opened the floodgates to a torrent of new allegations against powerful entertainment figures and media and revived scrutiny of industry players previously accused of misconduct.