SARAH HYLAND REVEALS SHE WAS ASSAULTED IN HIGH SCHOOL: Sarah Hyland is opening up about being sexually assaulted in high school. In a heart-wrenching tweet, Hyland wrote: "#whyididntreport He was my friend. It was New Year’s Eve my senior year of high school. Everyone was drunk. He broke in to the bathroom I was in. I hoped it was a dream but my ripped tights in the morning proved otherwise. I thought no one would believe me. I didn’t want to be called dramatic. After all I didn’t say no. Shock can do that to a person. #believewomen #metoo #ibelieveher." Hyland wrote the tweet in support of the women who have accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of assault. She tweeted: "I believe Dr. Christine Blasy Ford. I believe Deborah Ramirez. I believe Julie Swetnick. There is no path forward for Brett Kavanuagh. #BelieveSurvivors #TIMESUP."
RHOP HUSBAND CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT: Real Housewives of Potomac star Ashley Darby’s husband Michael was charged with sexual assault, TMZ reports. The 59-year-old allegedly grabbed and groped Orville Palmer while he was working on the hit show. If convicted, Michael may face up to 11 years behind bars.
PATTI MURAN SAYS SHE WAS DATE-RAPED TWICE: Frozen star Patti Murin joins the chorus of voices in Hollywood and beyond sharing their stories of assault as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gets questioned over allegations that he assaulted Dr. Christine Blasey Ford in high school. "Okay, here it is. When I was 24, I was date raped on two separate occasions by two different males," the 37-year-old actress tweeted on Thursday, September 27. "Why didn’t I say anything or report it? Because I was casually dating each of them and I didn’t think anyone would believe me. I didn’t even believe myself until years later."
FREEFORM PLANS HOCUS POCUS 25thANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: Freeform has announced that it will air a Hocus Pocus 25thanniversary special on Saturday, October 20th. Dubbed Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash, it will be part of the network’s 31 Nights of Halloween. The movie’s stars, including Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz, Thora Birch, Doug Jones, Amanda Shepherd, Larry Bagby, Jason Marsden and Tobias Jelinek, as well as director Kenny Ortega, writers Mick Garris and David Kirschner, choreographer Peggy Holmes and composer John Debney willpop up for interviews and insight into the cult classic.
BRAD FALCHUK PENS SWEET TRIBUTE TO GWYNETH PALTROW: In honor of Gwyneth Paltrow’s 46thbirthday Thursday, super producer (and fiancé) Brad Falchuk penned an adorable tribute to her. He wrote: "It’s this timeless beauty’s birthday today. She was born with endless gifts – big blue eyes, a brain and heart overflowing with curiosity, generosity and possibility and those heartbreakingly long legs that go on and on – but she never rests on any of them."