At the height of the MeToo movement, any man with even a modicum of perceived power – from actors and directors to professors and video game developers – was seemingly at risk of being accused of inappropriate behavior.
Outside of high-profile accusations like those against Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, and Charlie Rose, many men – some with limited “power” – were accused of sexual misconduct. Some of the accusations boiled down to a person simply being a jerk, rather than doing anything actionable. And with Johnny Depp’s current defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard, it’s a good time to look back at some of the MeToo allegations that didn’t hold up to scrutiny.
Amber Heard wrote in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed that she was the