Late Night Hosts Ignore Harvey Weinstein Scandal


Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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The late night “comedians” had no problem lecturing America about gun control and health care, but couldn’t find anything to say about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein being accused of decades of sexual abuse.

Weinstein’s behavior is apparently an “open secret” in Hollywood, all happening while the producer aligned himself with progressive and feminist causes. Undisclosed allegations against Weinstein of sexual misconduct stretch back nearly three decades.

But as reported by Grabien, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Trevor Noah, Conan O’Brien, and Stephen Colbert had little to nothing to say about the shocking revelations.

The only mention of Weinstein came up on Noah’s “The Daily Show,” where Noah played as Cam Newton talking to reporters and said, “Look, Harvey Weinstein!”

CNN painted Jimmy Kimmel as “America’s conscience” after his diatribes on the GOP health care reform plan and gun control after the Las Vegas shooting, but he didn’t once mention Weinstein last night.

Of course, the hosts derided former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly when he left the network over sexual harassment allegations, and had no problem bashing President Trump when the Access Hollywood tape came out.

Their silence on Weinstein is–interesting, to say the least.

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