'We're in uncharted territory': Oscars on edge after Harvey Weinstein scandal

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the Guardian—This year’s Academy Awards will be unlike any other: how will Weinstein be addressed, and what happens if allegations surface about the nominees? Hollywood usually appreciates dramatic metaphors but when wildfires roared into Los Angeles this week no one said: oh look, just like the Oscars. It’s a bit too early in awards season to know whether sexual misconduct scandals will immolate or merely singe the film industry’s annual ritual of red carpets, speeches and gongs. But few doubt the the...

James Cameron almost fought Harvey Weinstein at the 1998 Oscars: Cameron said that what he remembers from his big Oscar-winning night is 'almost getting in a fight with Harvey Weinstein and hitting him with my Oscar'. Cameron said that what he remembers from his big Oscar-winning night is ‘almost getting in a fight with Harvey Weinstein and hitting him with my Oscar’