Earlier this year the critically acclaimed Nat Turner biopic 'Birth of a Nation' failed miserably at the box office after a decades old allegation of sexual assault leveled against it's writer, producer and star, actor Nate Parker and his former college roommate and Birth of Nation co-writer Jean McGianni Celestin resurfaced [click here if you missed that].
Meanwhile actor Casey Affleck, who has also been accused of sexual assault, by multiple women, [click here if you missed that], is expected to win the Academy Award this year for his turn in Manchester by the Sea.
Why is that..?
From Crazy Days and Nights
Blind Items Revealed
December 15, 2016
This A-/B+ list mostly movie actor spread around several million dollars from himself and a studio and someone from his acting family which keeps everyone quiet about what he did to a certain group of women. He also spent a ton of money to tabloids to get the story shut down as much as possible.
Casey Affleck (sexual assault charges)