British Prime Minister Michael Gove Backlash against Weinstein Joke
British Prime Minister Michael Gove has gone deep into the matter for a notorious remark with a sexual charge.
Gove was felt by John Humphrys, a feared BBC interviewer. On the question of what he found to be awaiting the popular radio program Today, he replied: “Sometimes I think sitting in the studio is about the same as the bedroom of Harvey Weinstein. You pray that your honesty is still intact when you come out. “
Apologies for my clumsy attempt at humour on R4 Today this morning -it wasn't appropriate. I'm sorry and apologise unreservedly
— Michael Gove (@michaelgove) October 28, 2017
Female politicians, including Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon, were bewildered by Gove’s remark. Sturgeon sent a tweet to the world in which she said abuse and rape are not joking. “She added that her indignation had nothing to do with any female lack of humor.
Harvey Weinstein, one of the most influential men in Hollywood, has been in the news in recent weeks by sexual harassment towards actresses. Among them are world stars like Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Thirteen women have reported hard accusations to the film tune.