Right at the 1 year anniversary of the president’s Access Hollywood tape– where he extolled searching females at work — another prominent unwanted sexual advances scandal broke. Movie executive Harvey Weinstein was fired this weekend amidst various claims that he has actually been sexually unsuitable with females in the work environment for years. The choice came simply days after an expos ran in the New York Times, which estimated a number of females Weinstein had actually experienced throughout his profession.
John Oliver confessed he discovers the entire thing “frustrating” Sunday on Last Week Tonight. Prior to introducing into his primary sector about the Confederacy, Oliver took a 2nd to explain the absurdity of Weinstein’s main declaration to the media.
“He and his lawyers confessed he requires aid, while likewise rejecting the charges and threatening to take legal action against the Times,” Oliver described.
Oliver took specific concern with Weinstein’s claim that he “matured in the ’70s and ’60s, when all the guidelines about habits and offices were various.”
“Yeah, you’re right, your reason isn’t really a reason,” Oliver stated. “In reality, it isn’t really even a reason for that habits in the ’60s. Well at that time we had no concept that females didn’t wish to be required to take a look at penis. That wasn’t found by researchers till 1998!'”
Weinstein was fired Sunday .