The stunning sexual misconduct allegations against comedian Louis C.K. — reported Thursday afternoon by The New York Times — have rocked the entertainment world.
In the report, five women accused the comedian of sexual misconduct — with several alleging that C.K. masturbated in front of them.
Even after the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Brett Ratner to name just a few in Hollywood, many on social media were still shocked by the report. Here’s a sampling of the action from entertainers, journalists, and other verified Twitter users:
fuck louis ck https://t.co/r8RO9N7cLd
— Ashley Feinberg (@ashleyfeinberg) November 9, 2017
only people expressing surprise re: Louis CK news in my feed are . . . . wait for it . . . . men
— Anne Helen Petersen (@annehelen) November 9, 2017
HUGE props to everyone who told their story in that piece on Louis CK. It takes big guts to tell the truth about such a powerful guy. I'm glad that in the wake of the Weinstein expose, people are listening.
— Emily Nussbaum (@emilynussbaum) November 9, 2017
i guess nothing will ever surprise me again
Louis C.K. – https://t.co/brUoHJT78y
— ROSIE (@Rosie) November 9, 2017
The postman just dropped off a screener for Louis CK's movie lmao return to sender
— Ira Madison III (@ira) November 9, 2017
Odds that Breitbart/other pro-Moore outlets now attack Hollywood liberal Louis CK without a shred of irony?
— Alex Griswold (@HashtagGriswold) November 9, 2017
Louis C.K. was so convinced he was going to get away with all this that he made a movie about sexual predation. The patriarchy is wild.
— Lauren Duca (@laurenduca) November 9, 2017
Fuck you Louis CK
Fuck you Roy Moore
Fuck you Harvey Weinstein
Fuck you all that abuse your power to harass women.
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) November 9, 2017
— Jessica Valenti (@JessicaValenti) November 9, 2017
Hannity and Carlson will devote their whole shows to the Louis CK news, right?
— Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) November 9, 2017
"Hi, is this Christopher Plummer's agent? I'm calling from the Alabama Republican Party…"
"Yeah, can I put you on hold? I'm talking with Louis CK on the other line."
— 32 across (@aoscott) November 9, 2017
no matter what the details of the story, we are going to look back on the fact that Louis CK made this movie at this moment with utter bafflement and horror https://t.co/x2G340wqlJ
— David Sims (@davidlsims) November 9, 2017
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