May 11, 2022: Asi files a lawsuit against the HFPA, COO Greg Goeckner and crisis manager James Lee at California’s Superior Court. June 16, 2022: HFPA releases only a portion of their investigation report, which clears Asi of sexual harassment but finds him guilty of antisemitism, and invites Asi to a hearing before sentencing him. … Continue reading Asi vs HFPA and Greg Geockner
On January 31, 2022, I received an email from The Wrap asking for a response to claims of sexual misconduct by 3 women: Anna Pavlova, who I rejected her advances after stalking me for over a year; Ting Ting Xu, who was seeking revenge against me for trying to sponsor Chinese journalists for HFPA membership; … Continue reading Sharon Waxman obsession with Palestinians’ sex life!
On January 31, 2022, I received an email from The Wrap saying that a former “assistant” of mine, who allegedly worked 6 months for me, claimed that I had sexually harassed her. I laughed at the message because the Wrap and its editor Sharon Waxman had been inventing fictional sexual harassment stories about me since … Continue reading This woman falsely accused me of sexual harassment for refusing to employ her illegally
On November 12, 2015, a Russian journalist named, Anna Pavlova a/k/a Helen Greentree, sent me an email claiming that she knew me and wanted me to sponsor her for HFPA membership. I told her that “I couldn’t do it because I didn’t know her”. But she persisted. I prevaricated for some time. Eventually, just after … Continue reading This woman falsely accused me of harassment for rejecting her advances
When I joined the HFPA in 2010, I noticed that it had only one Chinese member and one white Subsaharan African. So I decided to recruit more African and Chinese members. On March, 5th 2014, I received a call from a woman named Ting Ting. She introduced herself as a Chinese journalist and asked me … Continue reading How Ting Ting (wenting) Xu kept Chinese Journalists out of the HFPA?
In 2020, I established a kindergarten for orphans at the Shatila Refugee Camp in South Beirut, Lebanon. So far, it serves 80 children. Hopefully, we will expand it in the near future in order to serve more children in need. https://youtu.be/I4WYnI9mCFQ
Last month, “La La Land” broke the record for most Golden Globes won by a single film after snagging 7 trophies out of 7 nominations. Two weeks later, it made history again when it collected 14 Academy Awards nominations, record-tying with “All About Eve (1951)” and “Titanic (1997)”. It followed them with 8 accolades from … Continue reading Behind The Scene Of LA LA Land Awards Campaign
The visage of Tilda Swinton in Marvel’s recently released “Doctor Strange”, in which the English actress plays the Asian Ancient one, has yet again highlighted one of Hollywood’s most criticized habits: Whitewashing, namely casting white actors in non-white roles, particularly the lead ones. And it seems that Hollywood is not planning on fixing it. Next … Continue reading Is Green Truly Hollywood’s Favorite Color?