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The difference between seduction, harassment

The difference between seduction, harassment

Read in the papers that there’s a raging debate in France on the difference between seduction and sexual harassment. The debate is triggered by claims of Hollywood stars that they were subjected to sexual harassment, including rape, by powerful men in the industry.

‘When love is gone’

Highspeed’s recent items on what ex-partners (and even others) in Hollywood say about each other elicited a lot of feedback. And so here are more. Let’s call it… “When love is gone.”

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More of ‘Lavender’ in old Hollywood

Highspeed continues its “Lavender Limelight” tales of old Hollywood. As earlier noted, lavender, along with pink, is the color of the gay world. Who’s next after James Dean, Barbara Stanwyck, Rock Hudson, and Marilyn Monroe.

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‘Lavender Limelight’ in old Hollywood

Boze Hadleigh’s “Hollywood Babble On” shows that in Old Hollywood gays – men and women alike – were all over the studio lots. They are gathered – and “outed” – in the chapter titled “Lavender Limelight.” Lavender, along with pink, is said to be the color of the gay world.

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Four great actors

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Four great actors

Many columns back, Highspeed quoted Life magazine which named its four greatest actresses of old Hollywood. In the ‘30s, ‘40s, ‘50s, and ‘60s… when as they say movies were movies and stars had faces. Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, and Katharine Hepburn.

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‘Megham Markle does a Grace Kelly’

Meghan Markle is being compared to Grace Kelly, who married Prince Rainier of Monaco in the ‘50s and turned her back on Hollywood. Like Grace, Meghan will quit acting when she marries Prince Harry of England next year.

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