casting couch


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casting couch

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1. (Film) informal a couch on which a casting director is said to seduce women seeking a part in a film or play
2. (Theatre) informal a couch on which a casting director is said to seduce women seeking a part in a film or play
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For example, members of a culture community talk about an influential person who allegedly has a casting couch.
The days of casting couch encounters are indeed banished, and for that dramatic change an Oscar is wholly merited.
The scandal threatens to overshadow tonight's glittering ceremony On Friday a street artist in LA unveiled a golden statue of a lifesize Weinstein in a satin bathrobe perched on a sofa, entitled Casting Couch.
They have money and power to give jobs and they use that for their own sexual gratification and there's no better way to visualize this than the way we did with the casting couch.
The star told France24 she credits her protective parents for shielding her from the casting couch culture which has been exposed in the past year and gave rise to the Time's Up movement.
Rage is addictive and it tastes good Ruby Wax, who has suffered from depression If you don't know whether to take your pants off, don't suddenly scream later, "I really didn't want to do it" Joanna Lumley's advice to women on the casting couch I always wanted to be an explorer, but it seemed I was doomed to be nothing more than a very silly person TV's Michael Palin
If you don't know whether to take your pants off, don't suddenly scream later, "I really didn't want to do it'" Actress Joanna Lumley's advice to women on the casting couch.
If you don't know whether to take your pants off, don't suddenly scream later, "I really didn't want to do it'" - Actress Joanna Lumley's advice to women on the casting couch.
The casting couch was often discussed but it has remained hush.
It said the "proverbial casting couch was Harvey Weinsteins office of choice" in an arrangement condoned by defendants Miramax LLC, The Weinstein Co.
When asked if the 'culture of silence' has existed in the Indian film industry as it did in the West where the casting couch and sleazy predators are an open secret she said:"I'm a living example of the fact that not everyone is a predator.
The race to become the Arab world's next top innovator in Qatar Foundation's Stars of Science TV program stepped up a gear this week as qualifying contestants left the casting couch behind.