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Published On: Tue, Oct 10th, 2017

SNL cut jokes about sexual predator Harvey Weinstein in the wake of the scandal

This past Saturday’s episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” was shockingly silent about Harvey Weinstein, the leftist Hollywood producer who is at the center of 30 years of sexual misconduct allegations.

Many took notice of the omission, particularly from a show that held nothing back in their jokes about Presidents Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, Bill Cosby, Bill O’Reilly, Roger Ailes, Anthony Weiner and many others accused of sexual harassment, assault or worse.

The Daily Mail confronted SNL creator Lorne Michaels early Sunday morning about the absence of the Weinstein controversy, he claimed it was because “it’s a New York thing,” but dodging the reveal from the audience members: there were jokes, but they were cut.

The New York Times wrote”These cuts were made simply because the material seemed to fall flat with the show’s studio audience, the person said.”

“I remember a joke being made about him during weekend update… I don’t remember the joke, I just remember that it got a big reaction from the audience,’ an audience member revealed in the Mail article.

Despite apologies for his conduct, Weinstein at one point tried to blame a “right wing conspiracy” for his bizarre behavior, which included asking Ashley Judd to watch him shower and paid Rose McGowan $100,000 under a settlement for an incident shortly before her breakthrough role in Scream.

Hollywood and the media have been giving Weinstein cover for years….decades. The Times did kill a story in 2004 about Weinstein’s sexual harassment allegations, Sarah Waxman wrote in The Wrap. She claims that as a reporter for the Times back then, Matt Damon and Russell Crowe called her to quell her reporting about Weinstein and “the story was gutted.”

Saturday Night Live has always been unkind to right, to conservatives and even showcased a “gun control” theme on this week’s show in the wake of the Vegas shooting. Dismissing the nature of the Weinstein sexual advances and the cover-up is just disgusting and SNL will suffer the backlash.

Real sexual assault? Can we start taking this seriously
photo/ Rolling Stone’s bogus rape coverage

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