Many allegations of sexual misconduct have surfaced in the past year
Across the U.S. in 2017 and 2018, Mainly in California, a handful of women (celebrities) have claimed different well known celebrity men have assaulted them in some sexual way in the workplace. They were apparently groping, touching, or exposing themselves to these women. I support all of these women because most of the time they’re telling the truth, and that’s a hard thing to go through when most people aren’t on your side, and most of the time the men are guilty because lots of women come out to tell their story or the man admits he acted sexually. Mario Batali, a chef on “The Chew” was accused of inappropriate touching and comments of a sexual way. “I apologize to the people I have mistreated and hurt. Although the identities of most of the individuals mentioned in these stories have not been revealed to me, much of the behavior described, does, in fact, match up with ways I have acted. That behavior was wrong and I have no excuses. I take full responsibility and am deeply sorry for any pain, humiliation or discomfort I have caused to my peers, employees, customers, friends and family,” said Batali. Lots of people stand with the men, or disagree with the women’s stories, but they cannot agree with the men in these situations if they admit that they harassed these females. There is a #MeToo movement going around on social media where many of these assaulted women are building up the courage to share their personal stories and show everyone who harassed them. Oprah mentioned this when she said her Golden Globe awards speech: “And I just hope - I just hope that Recy Taylor died knowing that her truth of so many other women who were tormented in those years, and even now tormented, goes marching on. It was somewhere in Rosa Park’s heart almost 11 years later, when she made the decision to stay seated on that bus in Montgomery, and it’s here with every woman who chooses to say “me too.” And every man who chooses to listen.” I think this huge problem can be fixed if these men can either just control themselves, or get fired from their jobs. Many of these men have already been fired or suspended for their sexual behavior, such as Ryan Lizza, Mario Batali, and James Levine.