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A banner at a #MeToo protest. Photo: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP via Getty Images

The #MeToo movement has put a spotlight on the media and entertainment industry's treatment of women, but the fallout doesn't appear to have convinced a lot of viewers to boycott the entertainers who have been accused of misconduct.

Where it stands: A Morning Consult survey looked at 20 entertainers and asked whether the allegations against them would make people less likely to watch their work. Only two — Kevin Spacey and Louis C.K. — were significantly hurt by the allegations, with more people saying the allegations would affect their decision to watch (compared to those who said their decisions wouldn't be affected.)

By the numbers:

Kevin Spacey

  • Accused of making sexual advances on an underage actor.
  • 46% of people say the allegations would impact their decision to watch. 39% say the allegations make them less likely to watch.

Louis C.K.

Michael Douglas

Andy Dick

Casey Affleck

  • Sexual harassment lawsuits (settled out of court).
  • 31% say the allegations would affect their decision. 32% are less likely to watch.

Sylvester Stallone

James Franco

Dustin Hoffman

Ben Affleck

Jeremy Piven

Jeffrey Tambor

T.J Miller

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CDC director Rochelle Walensky warned states on Monday that "now is not the time" to lift public health restrictions, as the recent dramatic declines in coronavirus cases and deaths "appear to be stalling."

Why it matters: While the average of 70,000 new infections and 2,000 daily deaths is nowhere near the extremely high levels recorded at the start of 2021, the figures are still a poor baseline to "stop a potential fourth surge" — especially with the threat posed by more contagious new variants, Walensky warned.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Monday introduced a bill in the Senate that would impose a new tax on the assets of America's wealthiest individuals.

Why it matters: The plan, which Warren introduced along with Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Brendan Boyle (D-Pa.) is similar to a proposal that was the centerpiece of Warren's campaign for the presidency in 2020.

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A court in Paris on Monday sentenced former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to one year in prison and a two-year suspended sentence after he was found guilty of trying to bribe a magistrate, AP reports.

Driving the news: Sarkozy, who was president from 2007 to 2012, is the first president in France’s modern history to have gone on trial for corruption, per AP. He was charged with corruption and influence-peddling.

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