TOUGH - HAGS EP 046
We talk about …. we literally just talk about the Aziz Ansari thing so get ready for that.
She approached him because she recognized his camera flash - Aziz Ansari was taking pictures at the 2017 Emmy Awards after-party with a film camera, not a digital one. "I stood up, and I'm like tipsy at this point and feeling really confident.
After arriving at his TriBeCa apartment on the appointed evening - she was "excited," having carefully chosen her outfit after consulting with friends - they exchanged small talk and drank wine. "It was white," she said. "I didn't get to choose and I prefer red, but it was white wine."
Over the weekend, Babe.net published a story by writer Katie Way about an anonymous young woman, "Grace," who says she had an uncomfortable night with comedian Aziz Ansari during which he pressured her to have sex. It sparked an array of questions and takes in the following days, such as: Did Babe.net mishandle the reporting and editing process?
That Babe Dot Net Aziz article is horribly written and negligently published. It has done no one any good - not the victim, not the movement, no one.
Yesterday I read a piece in Babe. You know the one. The piece by Katie Way tells the story of a young woman whom we know as Grace who met Aziz Ansari, went on a date with him, and then engaged in sexual contact with him that was deeply uncomfortable and upsetting.