But it was the 36th seat — an empty one in the corner — that was perhaps the most powerful.
But now in a classic case of what goes around comes around, Cindy has reignited a romance with a previous gal pal, Amanda Demme, The ENQUIRER has learned.
Amanda is a well-known Hollywood club promoter and the widow of film director Ted Demme.
“‘Needed the money more than justice, and he knew it.'” The Empty Chair, I’m sorry this happened to you, but I thank you for telling your stories,” one woman tweeted.
And the hashtag prompted a larger discussion about sexual assault.
It also seemed to represent men and women worldwide who had their own sexual abuse stories — many who said they belong in “the empty chair.” After New York magazine’s story went live Sunday, social media lit up with the hashtag #The Empty Chair, which is being used to share personal accounts and support for others who have survived similar situations.
Journalist Elon James White was one of the first to use it, posting statements from women who told him they wanted to share their stories but couldn’t speak for themselves.She wouldn’t make a film that was too negative towards that community.” Yes, I’m equating my mother’s idle gaydar gossip with “general gossip”. This was after years of heavy speculation, solid reporting, and some coverage within the gay media community that I found a little rough on Jodie’s behalf.Personally, I do think it’s a public person’s responsibility to be honest about their sexuality, but I also think that they should be allowed to do it in their own space and time as long as they’re not engaging in rank hypocrisy (like, say, Sen. The “beautiful Cynthia” Jodie was referring to was Cynthia “Cindy” Mort, who Jodie began dating in 2006.“#The Empty Chair signals the women who couldn’t come forward mostly because we, as a culture, wouldn’t believe them,” MSNBC’s “So POPular” host Janet Mock wrote.Cosby himself has been accused of sexual assault by more than 40 women in cases that date back to the 1960s.  “There are now 46 women who have come forward publicly to accuse Cosby of rape or sexual assault,” New York magazine’s Noreen Malone wrote in Sunday’s cover story."As an actor, you prefer to put that kind of energy into something creative. You do kind of go, 'I'm losing my mind.'" "I'll never be Jennifer Lawrence or Tom Cruise," he admits, "someone who can hold a movie and then be charming and charismatic doing promotion. But at least I'm now comfortable just being myself." "It would've felt a tad greedy to get a nom from them this time around," Taylor-Johnson explains.