In 2002, a Chicago comedy duo, Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov, landed their big break: a chance to perform at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo. When Louis C.K. invited them to hang out in his hotel room for a nightcap after their late-night show, they did not think twice. The bars were closed and they wanted to celebrate. He was a comedian they admired. The women would be together. His intentions seemed collegial.
As soon as they sat down in his room, still wrapped in their winter jackets and hats, Louis C.K. asked if he could take out his penis, the women said.
They thought it was a joke and laughed it off. “And then he really did it,” Ms. Goodman said in an interview with The New York Times. “He proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely naked, and started masturbating.”
That’s one of a few stories in which Louis CK forces chicks to watch or listen to him JO. I’ll be honest, not cool, man. In one instance, he makes a woman listen to him do it over the phone, ya know, like a serial killer would.
Real quick, here’s Louie joking about how men are the number one threat to women:
Ah, well that aged like bread.
I don’t want to write long boring paragraphs about why he’s a bad person and disgusting and blah blah. I’m sure there are a few thousand in the Jezebel drafts right this moment. I do want to quickly point out all of the reasons why this is terrible in case you’re ready to defend him or you don’t think this is a big deal.
- If you’re in a position of power, like Louie, who many consider being one of the top comedians on planet Earth, you cannot fully undress and jerk it in front of aspiring comedians because you are putting them in a situation in which a refusal to comply may affect their ability to work in the future.
- But let’s say fuck the power thing though. If you are any man alone with a woman you hardly know and you decide to take your dick out, you’re pretty much saying to the woman ‘I don’t understand social norms or common behavior and I may or may not be dangerous to you because I clearly have no concern or respect for you, you walking vagina’ so if a woman sticks around while you’re jerking it, it’s not because they’re interested it’s because they are afraid of what will happen if they try to leave.
- By denying these accusations for years, you’re forcing people to choose between a man they admire and respect and women who they don’t know and have no reason to believe thus perpetuating a cycle in which women choose not to speak out against these behaviors as they will be treated like they are out seeking attention or some shit.
- Louie came out and said that all of the allegations are true but didn’t even really apologize for them. He pretty much just said ‘drats! I would’ve gotten away with it if it weren’t for those meddling victims of sexual harassment’ while he writes his next hour of stand up where he’ll try to make us feel like the idiots for getting mad at him. ‘Listen, men have urges. We’re like cavemen blah blah *thunderous applause from the live audience of mouth breathers*’
Louis CK is a piece of shit.
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