Dominique Strauss-Kahn Charged With 'Aggravated Pimping'

Louis Peitzman · 03/27/12 12:26AM

It's hard out here for a Dominique Strauss-Kahn. First he was accused of rape, then he was questioned about a prostitution ring, and now he's being charged for his involvement. Now, "aggravated pimping" is a hilarious term, but what does it mean legally? Allow CNN to explain.

Why Are the DSK Maid Rape Security Guards Dancing in This Video?

Maureen O'Connor · 12/08/11 04:18PM

Now that Dominique Strauss-Kahn is back in France and safe from criminal prosecution for rape, his Sofitel maid encounter has entered its "Grassy Knoll" phase in the public imagination: Complicated conspiracy theories abound, even as most accept a much simpler explanation of events. (DSK either forced himself on Nafissatou Diallo or willfully misunderstood a frozen stare of horror as an "unabashed" come-on, is the general consensus, right?)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Returns to France

Max Read · 09/04/11 09:05AM

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrived in Paris "smiling and waving" on Sunday morning, returning home for the first time since he was accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid. In France, he faces charges of attempted rape. [NYDN]

Tabloid Lady: I Hate Everybody

Hamilton Nolan · 08/24/11 08:24AM

The unsatisfying resolution of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case raises tough questions of race, sex, power, and law. Indeed, this one murky encounter and its muddled aftermath could be used as a prism through which to dissect the very nature of morals in our sometimes unsettling globalized world. Or, you could just say: fuck everybody involved.

Air France Ordered All-Male Crew for Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Adrian Chen · 08/04/11 11:27AM

Regardless of whether he's guilty of allegedly raping a hotel maid, Dominique Strauss-Kahn should probably be kept away from all women, forever. His conduct was so ridiculous that Air France reportedly ordered an all-male flight crew to wait on DSK.

Esquire Sees Erotic Opportunity in DSK Rape Narrative

Maureen O'Connor · 07/25/11 01:39PM

Bros: You know when you're hanging out with a girl, and she's talking about the time she was raped, and you're like, "Whoa, this chick is totally talking about her vagina. Now I'm all horny. How can I turn this brutal tale of violent degradation into a sexual opportunity?"

DSK Maid Goes Public

Adrian Chen · 07/25/11 10:23AM

The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape, Nafissatou Diallo, has spoken out in Newsweek and on ABC News. If you spent the last few weeks being called a hooker and a liar, you'd probably want to give your side of the story, too.