Some people are very good at shooting off their mouths and Hanoi Jane Fonda has moved to the forefront again. This time she weighs in on the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal. As usual, Jane misses an opportunity to do some good but wastes it as usual.
According to her, we would not even be paying attention to his behavior except for his selection of victims. According to her, only famous rich and white women get the media attention in cases like these. Does she think that old Harvey would have got away with it if he had stuck to black women? Read this and see what you make of her statement.
As Written By Ben Shapiro for the Daily Wire:
On Thursday, actress Jane Fonda explained why she thought the culture of sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood was only coming to light in the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein revelations. Discussing the issue with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, she stated, “It feels like something has shifted. It’s too bad that it’s probably because so many of the women that were assaulted by Harvey Weinstein are famous and white and everybody knows them. This has been going on a long time to black women and other women of color and it doesn’t get out quite the same.”
This is asinine.
It’s asinine for a variety of reasons. First, this would have been an excellent opportunity to spotlight some of the women of color complaining of sexual harassment and assault who have been overlooked by the media; she didn’t. Instead, she just mouthed some platitudes blaming the media, when Fonda has ample ability to shed light on these egregiously racist media members ignoring black female victims.
Second, the Weinstein issue only came to light because women began speaking……..
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