In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal, women and men alike have been more vocal about speaking out against unwanted sexual advances and contact.The accusations have been many, and the reaction and fallout has been swift across the industry.I could couch this with heartwarming stories of our friendship and what a great dad he is — but that’s totally irrelevant, isn’t it?Yes, it is.” “It’s a real mind f—, you know, because I love Louis, but Louis did these things,” Silverman continued.Stories of sexual harassment, assault, and misconduct have been everywhere over the past two months.The problem, though amplified by powerful men in Hollywood, is everywhere.” She calls the whole situation “a real mindf–k: I love Louis, but Louis did these things.
“He wielded his power with women in f—ed up ways, sometimes to the point where they left comedy entirely.” And she admits she’s still struggling to answer that question: “I hope it’s OK if I am at once very angry for the women he wronged and the culture that enabled it…but also sad, because he’s my friend.”Silverman strikes a hopeful note at the end, though, that all of this is a necessary reckoning for our society: “We need to be better. sometimes to the point that they left comedy'.'I could couch this with heartwarming stories of our friendship and what a great dad he is, but that’s totally irrelevant, isn’t it? did it 'on a cross country trip before he was famous. "Both of those statements are true, so I just keep asking myself, 'Can you love someone who did bad things? '"Those questions are difficult for anyone who's known a sexual predator, and Silverman understandably said that she wasn't ready to provide her answers just yet.