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Keillor: Relationship with accuser simply 'romantic writing'

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as "romantic writing" that never resulted in a physical relationship, and the...Show More Summary

Garrison Keillor Says Alleged Misconduct Was Just ‘Romantic Writing’

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

“This was a flirtation between two writers that took place in writing.”

Keillor: Emails With Accuser Just 'Romantic Writing'

Garrison Keillor described sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as "romantic writing," and rejected the idea that because he was her boss it could be sexual harassment. The woman responded, via her attorney, that Keillor's power over her job made her afraid...

"But I’m being asked to give up on Charlie Rose, Kevin Spacey, Al Franken, Louis CK and Garrison Keillor, just to name a few. In a way, I’m starting to feel violated."

From the top-rated comment on "The Smearing of Woody Allen" (NYT):Dylan Farrow’s memory could plausibly have been altered by the intense atmosphere surrounding the charges, and she may have a perfectly sincere but false memory of the events. Show More Summary

Garrison Keillor, Fired For Harassment, Goes After MPR And Accuser In Statement

"If I am guilty of harassment, then every employee who stole a pencil is guilty of embezzlement."

Garrison Keillor's "inappropriate behavior" detailed in new report

An investigation from Minnesota Public Radio turned incidents of alleged inappropriate behavior beyond the one Garrison Keillor cites as leading to his termination. Continue reading…

Garrison Keillor investigation detailed as Minnesota Public Radio defends decision to fire him

Minnesota Public Radio has released further information about its investigation into former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor, rebutting claims by its onetime associate that he was fired for putting his hand on a woman’s bare back while comforting her. In a long letter addressed...

Garrison Keillor Responds to Allegations After New Details Are Released

Garrison Keillor, the former host of Minnesota Public Radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion,” answered allegations of sexual impropriety after MPR, which severed ties with Keillor back in November, released new details about the allegations against him. “MPR said in a...

Garrison Keillor Is Also a Liar

[Content Note: Sexual harassment and assault.]Here is a thing that was true yesterday, is true today, and will be true tomorrow: People who sexually harass and/or assault other people lie about it.They might lie by denying altogether...Show More Summary

ShowBiz Minute: Winfrey; Keillor, Campbell

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Oprah Winfrey visits Alabama grave of woman honored in Globes speech; MPR: Allegations against Garrison Keillor far beyond single touch; Naomi Campbell criticizes designer Ulyana Sergeenko, who used a racist slur in a note to a friend. (Jan. 24)        

Minnesota Public Radio Disputes Fired Star Garrison Keillor’s Back-Patting Claim

Garrison Keillor was not fired from Minnesota Public Radio merely for patting a grieving female colleague on the back, says MPR president Jon McTaggart. In a lengthy note to MPR members and listeners, detailing incidents of sexuallyShow More Summary

Minnesota Public Radio would like you to know that what Garrison Keillor did was a lot worse than you probably thought.

A letter from MPR president Jon McTaggart. In the main part of the letter, he responds to questions that he frames for the purpose of explaining and justifying MPR's actions. Sample:"Did MPR overreact to a single incident of Garrison...Show More Summary

What Did Garrison Keillor Really Do? Minnesota Public Radio Does Deep-Dive Report On Misconduct Allegations

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"An investigation by MPR News" - which included interviews with more than 60 people who had dealt professionally with Keillor - "has learned of a years-long pattern of behavior that left several women who worked for Keillor feeling mistreated, sexualized or belittled."

Radio host Garrison Keillor fired over ‘dozens’ of incidents: network

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Minnesota Public Radio ended its contracts with “Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor over multiple accusations of sexual misconduct by a woman who had worked on the show and not a single incident, the network’s president said on Tuesday. In a posting to members and...

MPR Reveals New Details of Keillor Allegations

Minnesota Public Radio provided additional details of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor on Tuesday, saying his alleged conduct went well beyond his account in November of accidentally touching a woman's bare back. MPR said in a statement that Keillor was accused by a woman who worked on...

The Biggest Bombshells in New Report on Prairie Home Companion’s Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor, the former host of A Prairie Home Companion, reportedly had a long history of making his female employees feel “mistreated, sexualized or belittled,” according to a new investigation from MPR News.Keillor’s production company, Prairie Home Productions, produced his weekly variety show, but it aired on MPR. In November, the management ... More »

Garrison Keillor Is a Bad, Bad Man

2 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

If you didn't get up at the asscrack of dawn to watch the Oscar nominations, you missed out on Tiffany Hadish (and Andy Serkis). - (LG) Julia Louis-Dreyfus wasn't at the SAG Awards with her castmates, but she was watching...

Garrison Keillor, Horn Dog

(John Hinderaker) One of the many prominent men swept up in sex-related scandals in the past few months was Garrison Keillor, long a fixture on Minnesota Public Radio and a favorite of liberals nationwide. MPR fired Keillor, but until...Show More Summary

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