Russian politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky went on a crazed rant against a pregnant reporter, shouting about “uterine frenzy” and at one point, literally pushing an aide at her and shouting at him to rape her in the middle of a packed room full of reporters, all caught on camera.
The explosive rant, picked up by a number of news outlets, kicked off when Zhirinovsky got a question from a Rossiya Segodnya reporter. He cried, “You’re all bloodthirsty!” and went after a female Ukrainian nationalist by saying “She’s got a beast between her legs! And that fire devil rushes upwards through her dumb bitch tongue.”
He turned to the pregnant journalist and told an aide to “start raping her hard,” before pushing him towards her and shouting at him to kiss her. When the journalist’s colleague tried to defend her, Zhirinovsky kept ranting, “This isn’t a place for pregnant people!”
Even if you can’t speak Russian, you can still watch the how the scene unfolded in the video below:
[Editor’s note: A previous version of this post said the reporter works for Russia Today. The reporter works for Rossiya Segodnya, which translates to English as “Russia Today,” but is different from the international RT television network.]
[photo via screengrab]
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