Thursday, October 12, 2017
Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain is not letting Hillary Clinton off the hook for her friendship with Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced film producer who is accused of sexually harassing and raping young women in the film industry for decades.
The "Parts Unknown" host went on Twitter on Wednesday to air his grievances against the former secretary of state after she denounced Weinstein and announced vague plans to give away Weinstein's donations to her in an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria.
Bourdain, whose girlfriend, Asia Argento, claims she was raped by Weinstein in 1997, called Clinton's interview "shameful in its deflection and its disingenuousness." Bourdain also suggested that Clinton may have known about Weinstein's behavior for years before the bombshell reports on him were released last week.
"Know what Hillary Clinton is NOT? She's not stupid. Or unsophisticated about the world. The Weinstein stories had been out there for years," he tweeted.
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