“As a husband, a son, and future father, I do not condone any kind of mistreatment of women.”
On Friday night, entertainer and geek “hero” Chris Hardwick responded to Chloe Dykstra’s allegations that he sexually assaulted her and engaged in other toxic behavior while the two were dating. His carefully worded statement refuted Dykstra’s account, and ended with that oh-so-familiar defense you see above.
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Let’s be clear: “Guilty until proven innocent” is for a court of law to decide, if that’s where this story eventually goes. The court of public opinion operates under no such constraints, and in the post-Harvey Weinstein days of 2018 we believe the accuser. Read more…
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