The New York Times released a report on Thursday in which five women accused comedian Louis C.K. of sexually harassing them.
Exclusive: 5 women tell NYT that Louis C.K. crossed a line into sexual misconduct https://t.co/GYl09W0uW2
— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 9, 2017
Here is how fans and comedians reacted on Twitter:
Gentlemen, comedy is often inappropriate. It is sometimes daring and audacious and shocking. But our behavior, in the real world, toward women – that doesn’t get a pass on inappropriate.
— jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) November 9, 2017
“You want to believe it’s not happening." https://t.co/j2UhxcBpjO
— Jessica Goldstein (@jessicagolds) November 9, 2017
Literally the only surprise in this article is that Louis C.K.'s publicist is named Lewis Kay and isn't a made up alter ego. https://t.co/VhbhmAkrEp
— Amanda Hunt (@AmandaHuntnKiss) November 9, 2017
NYTimes confirms just how important Gawker's work was on Louis CK
in 2012: https://t.co/AiijXgvMIK
and again, in 2015:https://t.co/Aw7XMOtxfE
— Matt Ferner (@matthewferner) November 9, 2017
— Jessica Valenti (@JessicaValenti) November 9, 2017
this is a man who built his career off "jokes" like: "How do women still go out with guys, when you consider the fact that there is no greater threat to women than men?" Meanwhile, he was masturbating in front of female comics without their consent.
— Emma Gray (@emmaladyrose) November 9, 2017
i guess nothing will ever surprise me again
Louis C.K. – https://t.co/brUoHJT78y
— ROSIE (@Rosie) November 9, 2017
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) November 10, 2017