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Olivia Wilde addresses controversy around her 'Richard Jewell' character

Olivia Wilde is addressing the controversy surrounding the portrayal of her character, journalist Kathy Scruggs, in Clint Eastwood's new film, "Richard Jewell."

kathy scruggs - CNN
7:04am PST - December 13th, 2019

Boris Johnson's Conservatives win decisive UK election, impeachment vote delay, and 'Richard Jewell' controversy: The Morning Rundown - NBCNews.com

Boris Johnson's Conservatives win decisive UK election, impeachment vote delay, and 'Richard Jewell' controversy: The Morning Rundown NBCNews.com

kathy scruggs - NBC News
4:44am PST - December 13th, 2019

Olivia Wilde distances herself from film controversy

Olivia Wilde says she did not intend to suggest the late reporter she plays "traded sex for tips".

kathy scruggs - BBC News
2:35am PST - December 13th, 2019

Olivia Wilde speaks out on "Richard Jewell" controversy

The actress defended her portrayal of female journalist Kathy Scruggs in Clint Eastwood's controversial new film.

kathy scruggs - CBS News
7:57pm PST - December 12th, 2019

Richard Jewell, hero-turned-suspect in 1996 Olympics bombing, was 'torn,' mother says

Richard Jewell's quick thinking saved scores of people before the bomb went off during the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

kathy scruggs - ABC News
3:04pm PST - December 12th, 2019

Clint Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ Is at the Center of a Media Storm

The film shows the journalist Kathy Scruggs trading sex for a scoop. “It’s an insult not only to her, but to just about any other woman who’s been a reporter,” says her writing partner.

kathy scruggs - The New York Times
8:40am PST - December 12th, 2019

Review: Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ offers a flawed critique

“Richard Jewell” is a typically strong late-period Clint Eastwood docudrama

kathy scruggs - ABC News
5:21pm PST - December 10th, 2019

Cool! Another Movie Where a Female Journalist Attempts to Bang a Source

Clint Eastwood's new movie, "Richard Jewell," implies that the late reporter Kathy Scruggs traded sex for tips.

kathy scruggs - Vice News
1:43pm PST - December 10th, 2019

Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell Tries to Raise Up the Little Guy. But It Takes Unnecessary Shots in the Process

The new movie based on the Centennial Olympic Park bombing tries to redeem a man who was wronged, but it takes unnecessary shots in the process.

kathy scruggs - Time
12:13pm PST - December 10th, 2019

'Richard Jewell' film under fire for depiction of journalist Kathy Scruggs

The real-life journalist portrayed in the upcoming Clint Eastwood film, "Richard Jewell," is being defended by her former colleagues and the newspaper where she worked, who say she is unfairly depicted in the movie as a woman who traded sex for stories.

kathy scruggs - CNN
11:26am PST - December 10th, 2019

Newspaper criticizes film's take on Olympic bombing reporter

The current editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is disputing an upcoming film's depiction of the newspaper's reporting and decision-making processes surrounding the fatal 1996 Olympic park bombing

kathy scruggs - ABC News
11:20am PST - December 10th, 2019

Newspaper fights Warner Bros, 'Richard Jewell' over depiction of reporter trading sex for a scoop

Warner Bros. and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution are trading barbs over how journalist Kathy Scruggs was portrayed in Clint Eastwood's film "Richard Jewell."

kathy scruggs - CNBC
9:08am PST - December 10th, 2019

In ‘Richard Jewell,’ a hero is falsely implicated by the media. Sound familiar?

The movie about the Centennial Park bombing features strong characters — and a couple of caricatures, too.

kathy scruggs - The Washington Post
6:14am PST - December 10th, 2019

Clint Eastwood's 'Richard Jewell' Film Receives Legal Demand for Disclaimer Over Falsely Depicting Journalist as Trading Sex for Story

Lawyers for a Georgia newspaper are demanding the makers of the upcoming film 'Richard Jewell' place a disclaimer on it due to an allegedly false portrayal of the paper and a reporter who worked there.

kathy scruggs - Newsweek
7:41pm PST - December 9th, 2019

'Richard Jewell' backlash leads Atlanta newspaper to demand disclaimer on film's portrayal of reporter

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is asking for a disclaimer statement from Warner Bros. in regards to their latest film, "Richard Jewell."

kathy scruggs - Fox News
7:41pm PST - December 9th, 2019

Atlanta Newspaper and Warner Bros. Battle Over ‘Richard Jewell’

The Journal-Constitution threatened legal action over the Clint Eastwood movie’s depiction of its 1996 Olympic bomb reporting.

kathy scruggs - The New York Times
6:43pm PST - December 9th, 2019

'Richard Jewell' under fire for depiction of female journalist

The film depicts Kathy Scruggs as trading sex for tips — but the publication where the real Scruggs worked said that never happened.

kathy scruggs - CBS News
5:06pm PST - December 9th, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Demands Disclaimer on Richard Jewell Over ‘Reckless’ Portrayal of Female Journalist

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has demanded a disclaimer be added to the film Richard Jewell over the depiction of reporter Kathy Scruggs.

kathy scruggs - Time
3:28pm PST - December 9th, 2019

Paper demands 'Richard Jewell' disclaimer for scene of reporter sleeping with FBI agent

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution wants Clint Eastwood and Warner Bros. to say they took dramatic license in portraying Kathy Scruggs as trading sex for tips.

kathy scruggs - NBC News
2:24pm PST - December 9th, 2019

Atlanta newspaper demands disclaimer for reporter portrayed in Clint Eastwood film

An Atlanta newspaper is demanding that filmmakers behind the upcoming Clint Eastwood film "Richard Jewell" add a disclaimer to the movie after it portrayed a female journalist from the news outlet having sex with a source...

kathy scruggs - The Hill
12:34pm PST - December 9th, 2019

Olivia Wilde defends her portrayal of Kathy Scruggs in 'Richard Jewell' amid backlash

Olivia Wilde said she heavily researched her role in "Richard Jewell," emphasizing Kathy Scruggs' "dynamic, multidimensional, nuanced personality."

kathy scruggs - USA Today
10:30am PST - December 3rd, 2019

Olivia Wilde defends her 'Richard Jewell' character amid backlash: 'Don't reduce her'

Amid criticism over representation of real-life journalist Kathy Scruggs in upcoming biopic "Richard Jewell," Olivia Wilde stands by her character.

kathy scruggs - USA Today
7:03am PST - December 3rd, 2019

Clint Eastwood film criticised for its sex-for-tips storyline

The new movie from Clint Eastwood, titled 'Richard Jewell', has been criticised for one of its storylines. It tells the story of Richard...

kathy scruggs - Marca
12:53pm PST - November 29th, 2019

Newspaper chief calls out Clint Eastwood’s new movie over controversial portrayal of its reporter

Richard Jewell’s portrayal of AJC’s reporter, Kathy Scruggs, is “it’s offensive and deeply troubling in the #MeToo era,” he says.

kathy scruggs - The Hindu
6:19am PST - November 22nd, 2019

Nolte: Debunking the ‘Atlanta Journal-Constitution’ Attack on Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’

Who wants to tell the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that we do not expect movies to be accurate, but we do expect newspapers to be accurate?

kathy scruggs - Breitbart News
7:43am PST - November 19th, 2019