Friday, November 17, 2017

Why Aren't We Talking About the Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Mariah Carey?

Written by Meghan Collie

It feels like there’s a new allegation of sexual assault every day. We’re being inundated with stories about everything from masturbating in front of someone without consent to full on rape. And while it’s amazing that the more than 90 women who came forward with reports of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein have helped other sexual assault survivors feel more safe and supported so they can share their own experiences, I’ve noticed that one allegation in particular has been lost in the mix.

Mariah Carey is very close to being sued by Michael Anello [pictured above], her former bodyguard. Anello, whose security company was employed by the Carey camp between June 2015 and May 2017, alleges that Carey performed “sexual acts with the intent that they be viewed by Anello.”  Why do we speak up about some alleged instances of sexual assault and not others? READ MORE