Organization Representing Nate Parker"s Rape Accuser Breaks Silence

The Women’s Law Project filed suit in 2002 against Penn State for a Title IX violation relating to how the university handled the harassment claims the alleged victim brought against the 'Birth of a Nation' filmmaker and Jean Celestin. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJan 12th, 2017

Nate Parker Says He Wasn"t Empathetic in Previous Comments About His Rape Accuser

Nate Parker has given an in-depth interview about being put on trial for rape accusations and how his previous comments about the case and his accuser were not empathetic. The 36-year-old The Birth of a Nation star and director was accused of rape back in.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 28th, 2016

Nate Parker Talks Rape Controversy with Ebony: ‘The Definitions of So Many Things Have Changed’

Nate Parker broke his silence on Saturday over two weeks after Variety and Deadline published interviews in which he addressed being charged — along with his “Birth of a Nation” co-writer Jean Celestin — with raping a 18-year-old female st.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJan 11th, 2017

Nate Parker Backers Pen Letter of Support

The statement addresses several aspects of the 17-year-old rape charge against the 'Birth of a Nation' director and calls allegations that he and the film's co-writer, Jean Celestin, harassed their accuser "absolutely untrue."read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJan 11th, 2017

Toronto Film Festival Will Screen Nate Parker"s "Birth of a Nation" Despite College Rape Trial Fallout

"We will present the film as planned," fest organizers said Wednesday, a day after Parker's rape accuser was revealed to have died in 2012. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterAug 18th, 2016

Actor Nate Parker"s "sorrow" over rape accuser"s suicide

US actor Nate Parker says he is "filled with profound sorrow" at the news that a woman who accused him of rape in 1999 later took her own life......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukJan 12th, 2017

Nate Parker Releases Statement on Rape Accuser"s Suicide

Nate Parker has written a lengthy statement to express his “profound sorrow” over the news that the woman who accused him of rape committed suicide four years ago. The 36-year-old The Birth of a Nation actor-writer-director was accused of rapi.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 16th, 2016

Nate Parker on Rape Accuser"s Suicide: "I Am Filled With Profound Sorrow"

The 'Birth of a Nation' director-writer-star issues a lengthy statement about the 1999 sexual assault case that resurfaced this week.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterAug 17th, 2016

Nate Parker Addresses Rape Accuser"s Suicide: ""I Am Filled With Profound Sorrow""

Nate Parker is speaking out after a part of his past resurfaced and made headlines today. While a college student at Penn State, The Birth of a Nation actor-writer-director was accused of........»»

Category: peopleSource: eonlineJan 12th, 2017

Gabrielle Union Supports Boycotters of "Birth of a Nation"

The buzzworthy new film The Birth of a Nation has been boycotted by many people after its star and director Nate Parker‘s rape case resurfaced. Now, co-star Gabrielle Union says she supports the boycotters. The actress, who is a sexual assault survi.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredOct 12th, 2016

Weekend Box Office: "Birth of a Nation" Derailed; "Girl on the Train" Rumbles to $27M

Filmmaker Nate Parker, who makes his feature directorial debut with 'The Birth of a Nation,' has become embroiled in controversy over his involvement in a 1999 rape trial. read more.....»»

Category: boxofficeSource: hollywoodreporterOct 9th, 2016

Nate Parker confronts America"s racial past and present in "The Birth of a Nation"

"The Birth Of A Nation" Director and lead Nate Parker discusses America's racial past and present, amidst controversy about his own past and rape acquittal. Rough Cut. No reporter narration......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 7th, 2016

Box-Office Preview: "Girl on the Train" Set to Blast Past "Birth of a Nation"

'The Birth of a Nation' opens amid ongoing questions about the 1999 rape case involving director-actor Nate Parker. read more.....»»

Category: boxofficeSource: hollywoodreporterOct 7th, 2016

Nate Parker Won"t Apologise For Rape Acquittal

Nate Parker Won"t Apologise For Rape Acquittal.....»»

Category: topSource: contactmusicOct 4th, 2016

Box Office: Nate Parker"s "Birth of a Nation" Tracking for $7M-$8M Debut

The controversy surrounding Parker over his involvement in a 1999 rape case hasn't scared off cinema owners; it remains to be seen whether moviegoers follow suit.read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterOct 4th, 2016

Nate Parker Declines to Apologize Over Rape Trial Scandal, Says "I Don"t Feel Guilty" in "60 Minutes" I

"I was falsely accused. I went to court, and I sat in trial. ... I was vindicated. I was proven innocent, and I feel terrible that this woman isn't here. Her family had to deal with that, but as I sit here, an apology is — no."read more.....»»

Category: tvSource: hollywoodreporterOct 3rd, 2016

Nate Parker doesn"t apologize on "60 Minutes": "I was vindicated"

'The Birth of a Nation' arrives amid rape controversy.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 31st, 2016

‘Birth of a Nation’ Star Nate Parker Will Not Apologize Over Rape Case

Nate Parker, director and star of the new slavery drama The Birth of a Nation, said he would not apologize over a 17-year-old rape accusation that has hijacked attention from a film once tipped as an Oscar front-runner. ….....»»

Category: topSource: celebuzzDec 31st, 2016

Nate Parker to Appear on "60 Minutes" for "Birth of a Nation" Release (Exclusive)

The writer-director-star of the Sundance sensation has been at the center of controversy since a series of interviews called attention to rape charges he faced years ago.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterSep 29th, 2016

Nate Parker Makes First Appearance Since Rape Trail Controversy

Nate Parker Makes First Appearance Since Rape Trail Controversy.....»»

Category: topSource: contactmusicSep 11th, 2016

"Birth of a Nation" cast deflect rape controversy to spotlight film

TORONTO (Reuters) - "The Birth of a Nation" director Nate Parker and his cast are playing challenging parts this weekend as they try to keep the spotlight trained on their acclaimed slavery drama while acknowledging concern about a rape case involving Par.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2016