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Another week, another sexual misconduct allegation. A personal stylist accused talk show host Ryan Seacrest of years of sexual harassment and abuse.

In #MeToo era, Looney Tunes' Pepe Le Pew is just gross

Another week, another sexual misconduct allegation. A personal stylist accused talk show host Ryan Seacrest of years of sexual harassment and abuse.

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Harry Potter made his first appearance in 1997. J.K. Rowling's last book was finished in 2007. Now the last of eight movies has opened,  The Deathly Hallows, Part II .

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Harry Potter made his first appearance in 1997. J.K. Rowling's last book was finished in 2007. Now the last of eight movies has opened, The Deathly Hallows, Part II .

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