Megyn Kelly Roundtable: Trump Challenges Sen. Elizabeth Warren To DNA Test | Megyn Kelly TODAY


>>>GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE.>>>GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE. WELCOME TO THE PROGRAM. WELCOME TO THE PROGRAM. I’M MEGYN KELLY. I’M MEGYN KELLY. HAPPY FRIDAY. HAPPY FRIDAY. WE HAVE A LOT TOBLGTS TO THIS WE HAVE A LOT TOBLGTS TO THIS MORNING INCLUDING CONTROVERSY AT MORNING INCLUDING CONTROVERSY AT WIMBLEDON AND FACEBOOK LABELING WIMBLEDON AND FACEBOOK LABELING DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE HATE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE HATE SPEECH. SPEECH. JOINING ME ON THAT AND OTHER JOINING ME ON THAT AND OTHER THINGS MAKING THE ROUNDS NBC THINGS MAKING THE ROUNDS NBC CORRESPONDENT STEPHANIE GOSK AND CORRESPONDENT STEPHANIE GOSK AND AKBAR GBAJA-BIAMILA AND MATT AKBAR GBAJA-BIAMILA AND MATT ISEMAN OF — ISEMAN OF –>>”AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR.”>>”AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR.”>>HELLO.>>HELLO. HI, GUYS. HI, GUYS. HI THERE, HOW IS IT GOING? HI THERE, HOW IS IT GOING?>>GOOD.>>GOOD.>>WONDERFUL.>>WONDERFUL.>>BECAUSE IT’S FRIDAY, WE>>BECAUSE IT’S FRIDAY, WE DECIDED TO START WITH PRESIDENT DECIDED TO START WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP. TRUMP.>>THAT’S EVERY DAY, RIGHT?>>THAT’S EVERY DAY, RIGHT?>>WE TRY TO AVOID, YOU KNOW,>>WE TRY TO AVOID, YOU KNOW, THE SORT OF DAILY TRUMP SHOW THE SORT OF DAILY TRUMP SHOW BECAUSE HE’S ALWAYS GIVING GRIST BECAUSE HE’S ALWAYS GIVING GRIST FOR THE MILL. FOR THE MILL. HE WAS IN PARTICULARLY RARE FORM HE WAS IN PARTICULARLY RARE FORM LAST NIGHT IN MONTANA GOING ON LAST NIGHT IN MONTANA GOING ON ABOUT SEVERAL ITEMS. ABOUT SEVERAL ITEMS. HE’S TRYING TO SHORE UP THE BASE HE’S TRYING TO SHORE UP THE BASE FOR THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS. FOR THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS. BOTH PARTIES HAVE A LOT RIDING BOTH PARTIES HAVE A LOT RIDING ON THOSE ELECTIONS. ON THOSE ELECTIONS. THE DEMOCRATS ARE HOPING TO THE DEMOCRATS ARE HOPING TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT TRUMP WHICH IMPEACH PRESIDENT TRUMP WHICH THEY AREN’T GOING TO DO UNLESS THEY AREN’T GOING TO DO UNLESS THEY CONTROL BOTH HOUSES OF THEY CONTROL BOTH HOUSES OF CONGRESS. CONGRESS. THE PRESIDENT UNLEASHING AN THE PRESIDENT UNLEASHING AN ATTACK ON MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRAT ATTACK ON MASSACHUSETTS DEMOCRAT ELIZABETH WARREN OVER HER CLAIMS ELIZABETH WARREN OVER HER CLAIMS OF HAVING NATIVE AMERICAN OF HAVING NATIVE AMERICAN ANCESTRY, CLAIMS THAT ARE ANCESTRY, CLAIMS THAT ARE DUBIOUS AT BEST. DUBIOUS AT BEST. LAST NIGHT HE WAS AT IT AGAIN LAST NIGHT HE WAS AT IT AGAIN AND ALSO WENT ON TO MOCK THE AND ALSO WENT ON TO MOCK THE #METOO MOVEMENT. #METOO MOVEMENT.>>SHE’S BASED HER LIFE ON BEING>>SHE’S BASED HER LIFE ON BEING A MINORITY. A MINORITY. POCAHONTAS POCAHONTAS POCAHONTAS. POCAHONTAS. THEY ALWAYS WANT ME TO APOLOGIZE THEY ALWAYS WANT ME TO APOLOGIZE FOR SAYING IT. FOR SAYING IT. TO THE FAKE POCAHONTAS I WON’T. TO THE FAKE POCAHONTAS I WON’T. LET’S SAY I’M DEBATING LET’S SAY I’M DEBATING POCAHONTAS. POCAHONTAS. I PROMISE YOU I WILL DO THIS. I PROMISE YOU I WILL DO THIS. YOU KNOW THOSE LITTLE KITS THEY YOU KNOW THOSE LITTLE KITS THEY SELL ON TELEVISION FOR $2, LEARN SELL ON TELEVISION FOR $2, LEARN YOUR HERITAGE. YOUR HERITAGE. WE WILL TAKE THAT LITTLE KIT AND WE WILL TAKE THAT LITTLE KIT AND SAY — BUT WE HAVE TO DO IT SAY — BUT WE HAVE TO DO IT GENTLY BECAUSE WE’RE IN THE GENTLY BECAUSE WE’RE IN THE #METOO GENERATION, SO WE HAVE TO #METOO GENERATION, SO WE HAVE TO BE VERY CAREFUL. BE VERY CAREFUL. AND WE WILL VERY GENTLY TAKE AND WE WILL VERY GENTLY TAKE THAT KIT, AND WE WILL SLOWLY THAT KIT, AND WE WILL SLOWLY TOSS IT HOPING IT DOESN’T HIT TOSS IT HOPING IT DOESN’T HIT HER AND INJURE HER ARM, EVEN HER AND INJURE HER ARM, EVEN THOUGH IT ONLY WEIGHS PROBABLY 2 THOUGH IT ONLY WEIGHS PROBABLY 2 OUNCES. OUNCES.>>SO THAT’S THE PRESIDENT OF>>SO THAT’S THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. THE UNITED STATES. MAY I JUST SAY, HE CALLS HER MAY I JUST SAY, HE CALLS HER POCAHONTAS, WHICH HE’S BEEN POCAHONTAS, WHICH HE’S BEEN CRITICIZED FOR DOING, BUT CRITICIZED FOR DOING, BUT ELIZABETH WARREN’S CLAIMS OF ELIZABETH WARREN’S CLAIMS OF BEING NATIVE AMERICAN ARE VERY, BEING NATIVE AMERICAN ARE VERY, VERY SUSPECT. VERY SUSPECT. THERE WAS SOMEBODY IN ANCIENT THERE WAS SOMEBODY IN ANCIENT HISTORY 1/32 CHEROKEE. HISTORY 1/32 CHEROKEE. THAT’S NEVER BEEN PROVEN. THAT’S NEVER BEEN PROVEN. IT WAS JUST A CLAIM NOBODY IT WAS JUST A CLAIM NOBODY SUBSTANTIATED. SUBSTANTIATED. THE REASON IT BECAME A THE REASON IT BECAME A CONTROVERSY, WHEN SHE WAS CONTROVERSY, WHEN SHE WAS RUNNING FOR U.S. SENATE IT RUNNING FOR U.S. SENATE IT EMERGED SHE HAD BEEN CALLING EMERGED SHE HAD BEEN CALLING HERSELF A MINORITY SAYING SHE HERSELF A MINORITY SAYING SHE WAS NATIVE AMERICAN WHILE AT WAS NATIVE AMERICAN WHILE AT HARVARD AND POSSIBLY BEFORE. HARVARD AND POSSIBLY BEFORE. THEY WERE TOUTING HER AS A THEY WERE TOUTING HER AS A MINORITY PROFESSOR. MINORITY PROFESSOR.>>MEGYN, ANOTHER DUBIOUS CLAIM,>>MEGYN, ANOTHER DUBIOUS CLAIM, THE OM REASON ELIZABETH WARREN THE OM REASON ELIZABETH WARREN IS WHERE SHE IS IS BECAUSE SHE’S IS WHERE SHE IS IS BECAUSE SHE’S NATIVE AMERICAN. NATIVE AMERICAN.>>NOBODY SAID THAT.>>NOBODY SAID THAT.>>HE DID.>>HE DID. ONLY REASON SHE’S WHERE SHE IS ONLY REASON SHE’S WHERE SHE IS IS BECAUSE SHE CLAIMED SHE’S A IS BECAUSE SHE CLAIMED SHE’S A MINORITY. MINORITY. SHE’S A SMART, ACCOMPLISHED SHE’S A SMART, ACCOMPLISHED SENATOR. SENATOR. SHE’S NO SHRINKING VIOLET. SHE’S NO SHRINKING VIOLET. THERE’S NO WAY SENATOR WARREN IS THERE’S NO WAY SENATOR WARREN IS CRYING HERSELF TO SLEEP OVER CRYING HERSELF TO SLEEP OVER THESE CLAIMS. THESE CLAIMS.>>MANY PURPORT TO BE OUTRAGED>>MANY PURPORT TO BE OUTRAGED BY THEM. BY THEM. THEY DON’T LIKE HIM USING THAT THEY DON’T LIKE HIM USING THAT TERM TO REFER TO HER AS TERM TO REFER TO HER AS POCAHONTAS. POCAHONTAS.>>THAT’S A DIFFERENT TOPIC.>>THAT’S A DIFFERENT TOPIC.>>I WILL SAY THIS.>>I WILL SAY THIS. I’VE TAKEN THE 23ANDME AND CAME I’VE TAKEN THE 23ANDME AND CAME UP 97% NIGERIAN, SO IT’S LEGIT. UP 97% NIGERIAN, SO IT’S LEGIT.>>IT’S LEGIT.>>IT’S LEGIT.>>FOR MY WIFE WHO IS MIXED>>FOR MY WIFE WHO IS MIXED RACE, THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS RACE, THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS THAT COME UP. THAT COME UP. IT’S INTERESTING. IT’S INTERESTING. I HAVE TO CORRECT THE PRESIDENT, I HAVE TO CORRECT THE PRESIDENT, IT’S NOT $2, IT’S LIKE $99. IT’S NOT $2, IT’S LIKE $99. I DON’T KNOW WHERE HE GOT $2. I DON’T KNOW WHERE HE GOT $2.>>WHEN SHE WAS ASKED>>WHEN SHE WAS ASKED SPECIFICALLY ABOUT THIS DURING SPECIFICALLY ABOUT THIS DURING HER SENATE RUN, HER EXPLANATION HER SENATE RUN, HER EXPLANATION MY MAMA AND MY PAPA, MEANING MY MAMA AND MY PAPA, MEANING GRANDPARENTS ALWAYS HAD VERY GRANDPARENTS ALWAYS HAD VERY HIGH CHEEK BONES. HIGH CHEEK BONES. THAT’S WHAT I WAS TOLD, I HAD THAT’S WHAT I WAS TOLD, I HAD HIGH CHEEK BONES. HIGH CHEEK BONES. I’M SORRY, THIS HAPPENED. I’M SORRY, THIS HAPPENED. YOU MAY LIKE ELIZABETH WARREN YOU MAY LIKE ELIZABETH WARREN BUT THIS IS WHY HE’S MOCKING BUT THIS IS WHY HE’S MOCKING HER. HER.>>A DISCONNECT.>>A DISCONNECT. I’M A STANDUP COMEDIAN, I’VE I’M A STANDUP COMEDIAN, I’VE BEEN DOING IT FOR 20 YEARS. BEEN DOING IT FOR 20 YEARS. HE’S A COMIC RIGHT THERE. HE’S A COMIC RIGHT THERE. IT’S VERY UNPRESIDENTIAL BUT IT’S VERY UNPRESIDENTIAL BUT ALSO VERY EFFECTIVE FOR HIM TO ALSO VERY EFFECTIVE FOR HIM TO TAKE THIS APPROACH IN A WAY TAKE THIS APPROACH IN A WAY MOCKING IT, MAKING THIS POINT OF MOCKING IT, MAKING THIS POINT OF POCAHONTAS, UNDERMINING POCAHONTAS, UNDERMINING ELIZABETH WARREN USING HUMOR. ELIZABETH WARREN USING HUMOR. HUMOR IS SUCH AN EFFECTIVE TOOL. HUMOR IS SUCH AN EFFECTIVE TOOL. WHETHER IT’S RIGHT OR NOT IS A WHETHER IT’S RIGHT OR NOT IS A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ISSUE. COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ISSUE. THE POINT IS FOR HIS BASE THAT’S THE POINT IS FOR HIS BASE THAT’S WHAT THEY WANT TO HEAR. WHAT THEY WANT TO HEAR. THAT’S THE DISCONNECT. THAT’S THE DISCONNECT. PEOPLE ON ONE SIDE HEAR IT AND PEOPLE ON ONE SIDE HEAR IT AND ARE COMPLETELY OFFENDED. ARE COMPLETELY OFFENDED. THE PEOPLE HE’S PREACHING TO ARE THE PEOPLE HE’S PREACHING TO ARE GOING, THAT’S HILARIOUS. GOING, THAT’S HILARIOUS.>>LET’S TALK ABOUT THE PEOPLE>>LET’S TALK ABOUT THE PEOPLE OFFENDED. OFFENDED. LET’S TALK ABOUT THE POPULATION LET’S TALK ABOUT THE POPULATION THAT LIVES IN THE POOREST PLACES THAT LIVES IN THE POOREST PLACES WITH HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT, HIGH WITH HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT, HIGH SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEMS AND IT SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEMS AND IT IS A LEGACY WE OWN IN THIS IS A LEGACY WE OWN IN THIS COUNTRY. COUNTRY. IF THEY ARE UPSET BY OUR IF THEY ARE UPSET BY OUR PRESIDENT INVOKING A PIECE OF PRESIDENT INVOKING A PIECE OF THEIR HERITAGE IN THE WAY HE’S THEIR HERITAGE IN THE WAY HE’S INVOKING IT, SHOULDN’T WE LISTEN INVOKING IT, SHOULDN’T WE LISTEN TO THEM? TO THEM? SHOULDN’T WE CARE ENOUGH TO SHOULDN’T WE CARE ENOUGH TO LISTEN. LISTEN.>>ARE THEY UPSET ABOUT THAT?>>ARE THEY UPSET ABOUT THAT? ARE THEY UPSET THAT ELIZABETH ARE THEY UPSET THAT ELIZABETH WARREN APPEARS TO BE FAKING THE WARREN APPEARS TO BE FAKING THE FACT SHE HAS NATIVE AMERICAN FACT SHE HAS NATIVE AMERICAN BLOOD? BLOOD?>>I WILL SAY THIS.>>I WILL SAY THIS. I THINK IT’S HARD TO SAY IF I THINK IT’S HARD TO SAY IF SOMEONE IS FAKING IT OR NOT. SOMEONE IS FAKING IT OR NOT. YOU CAN PROBABLY GIVE A VISUAL YOU CAN PROBABLY GIVE A VISUAL CHECK AND SAY IS SHE OR IS SHE CHECK AND SAY IS SHE OR IS SHE NOT. NOT.>>I ALSO HAVE HIGH CHEEK BONES,>>I ALSO HAVE HIGH CHEEK BONES, DOESN’T MAKE ME NATIVE AMERICAN. DOESN’T MAKE ME NATIVE AMERICAN.>>A DNA TEST IS THE ONLY WAY TO>>A DNA TEST IS THE ONLY WAY TO SETTLE IT. SETTLE IT. MY WIFE HAS THE SAME THING. MY WIFE HAS THE SAME THING. SHE THOUGHT FOR A LONG TIME THE SHE THOUGHT FOR A LONG TIME THE STORIES TOLD TO HER SHE WAS A STORIES TOLD TO HER SHE WAS A NATIVE AMERICAN. NATIVE AMERICAN.>>DID SHE CHECK A BOX TRYING TO>>DID SHE CHECK A BOX TRYING TO CALL ATTENTION TO HERSELF AS CALL ATTENTION TO HERSELF AS NATIVE AMERICAN. NATIVE AMERICAN.>>SHE DID.>>SHE DID. ONCE SHE DID 23ANDME SHE FOUND ONCE SHE DID 23ANDME SHE FOUND OUT SHE DOESN’T HAVE — OUT SHE DOESN’T HAVE –>>SHE SHOULD TAKE MY HERITAGE>>SHE SHOULD TAKE MY HERITAGE TEST. TEST. IF IT’S BACKS HER UP, SHE CAN — IF IT’S BACKS HER UP, SHE CAN –>>CALLING FOR ELIZABETH WARREN>>CALLING FOR ELIZABETH WARREN TO TAKE THE TEST. TO TAKE THE TEST.>>23ANDME.>>23ANDME.>>I JUST THINK IF YOU’RE GOING>>I JUST THINK IF YOU’RE GOING TO CLAIM MINORITY STATUS, GIVEN TO CLAIM MINORITY STATUS, GIVEN HOW PROTECTED THAT CLASS IS IN HOW PROTECTED THAT CLASS IS IN THE UNITED STATES THAT IT BETTER THE UNITED STATES THAT IT BETTER BE LEGIT. BE LEGIT.>>HOW WELL IS THAT CLASS DOING?>>HOW WELL IS THAT CLASS DOING? WHAT DID SHE GETS BY CHECKING WHAT DID SHE GETS BY CHECKING THAT BOX? THAT BOX?>>HARVARD WAS TOUTING HER AS A>>HARVARD WAS TOUTING HER AS A MINORITY PROFESSOR. MINORITY PROFESSOR.>>SUCCESS IN THIS COUNTRY>>SUCCESS IN THIS COUNTRY CLAIMING ALL THE NATIVE CLAIMING ALL THE NATIVE AMERICANS — AMERICANS –>>ARE YOU KIDDING ME,>>ARE YOU KIDDING ME, STEPHANIE, SO MANY PEOPLE GET A STEPHANIE, SO MANY PEOPLE GET A GREATER ADVANTAGE, GETTING INTO GREATER ADVANTAGE, GETTING INTO SCHOOLS, PROMOTED IN A SCHOOL. SCHOOLS, PROMOTED IN A SCHOOL.>>HOW MANY NATIVE AMERICANS ARE>>HOW MANY NATIVE AMERICANS ARE RUNNING ORGANIZATIONS IN THIS RUNNING ORGANIZATIONS IN THIS COUNTRY. COUNTRY.>>ARE YOU TELLING ME AT HARVARD>>ARE YOU TELLING ME AT HARVARD IT WOULDN’T BE HELPFUL FOR HER. IT WOULDN’T BE HELPFUL FOR HER.>>SENATORS, ELIZABETH WARREN IS>>SENATORS, ELIZABETH WARREN IS NOT IN POWER BECAUSE SHE CHECKED NOT IN POWER BECAUSE SHE CHECKED A BOX. A BOX.>>HARVARD, THAT’S WHERE SHE WAS>>HARVARD, THAT’S WHERE SHE WAS CLAIMING IT. CLAIMING IT.>>FOR PEOPLE WHO LEGITIMATELY>>FOR PEOPLE WHO LEGITIMATELY HAVE NATIVE AMERICAN DESCENT HAVE NATIVE AMERICAN DESCENT TAKING THAT PLACE, SHE COULD BE TAKING THAT PLACE, SHE COULD BE STEALING THAT PLACE. STEALING THAT PLACE.>>AN ACTUAL NATIVE AMERICAN.>>AN ACTUAL NATIVE AMERICAN.>>I DON’T KNOW THE TRUTH OF>>I DON’T KNOW THE TRUTH OF “HER” TAJ. “HER” TAJ. IF THAT IS ACTUALLY THE CASE, IF IF THAT IS ACTUALLY THE CASE, IF SHE ACTUALLY IS LYING ABOUT IT SHE ACTUALLY IS LYING ABOUT IT FOR HER OWN BENEFIT, ABSOLUTELY FOR HER OWN BENEFIT, ABSOLUTELY THAT’S WRONG. THAT’S WRONG. MY LARGER POINT IS THE PEOPLE MY LARGER POINT IS THE PEOPLE THAT ARE OFFENDED BY THE WAY THAT ARE OFFENDED BY THE WAY HE’S PRESENTING IT, PRESENTING HE’S PRESENTING IT, PRESENTING IT USING THE WORD POCAHONTAS IT USING THE WORD POCAHONTAS PEOPLE TAKE ISSUE WITH. PEOPLE TAKE ISSUE WITH. I THINK WE OUGHT TO LISTEN TO I THINK WE OUGHT TO LISTEN TO THAT. THAT.>>I THINK HIS POINT IS IF HE>>I THINK HIS POINT IS IF HE DIDN’T HAVE THAT MONIKER WE DIDN’T HAVE THAT MONIKER WE WOULDN’T BE TALKING ABOUT IT. WOULDN’T BE TALKING ABOUT IT. THAT’S HOW HE CALLS ATTENTION TO THAT’S HOW HE CALLS ATTENTION TO IT. IT.>>HERE IS WHAT’S SCARY TO ME.>>HERE IS WHAT’S SCARY TO ME. PEOPLE, ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS PEOPLE, ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS ABOUT FREEDOM OF SPEECH IS ABOUT FREEDOM OF SPEECH IS PEOPLE DON’T HAVE A RIGHT NOT TO PEOPLE DON’T HAVE A RIGHT NOT TO BE OFFENDED. BE OFFENDED. WHAT’S INTERESTING WE’RE GETTING WHAT’S INTERESTING WE’RE GETTING TO A POINT WHERE NOW YOU’RE TO A POINT WHERE NOW YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE TO PRODUCE PAPERS GOING TO HAVE TO PRODUCE PAPERS TO PROVE YOUR HERITAGE. TO PROVE YOUR HERITAGE.>>IT’S BECAUSE SHE RAN FOR>>IT’S BECAUSE SHE RAN FOR PUBLIC OFFICE. PUBLIC OFFICE. NOBODY WOULD HAVE BOTHERED HER NOBODY WOULD HAVE BOTHERED HER AS — IT CAME OUT SHE WAS AS — IT CAME OUT SHE WAS CLAIMING IT. CLAIMING IT. THAT’S AN ISSUE. THAT’S AN ISSUE. SAME WAY BLUMENTHAL CLAIMED HE SAME WAY BLUMENTHAL CLAIMED HE SERVED IN VIETNAM, THAT BECAME SERVED IN VIETNAM, THAT BECAME AN ISSUE. AN ISSUE. IF YOU’VE LIED IN YOUR — IF YOU’VE LIED IN YOUR –>>IS IT LYING?>>IS IT LYING? IF YOU’VE BEEN MISLED BY YOUR IF YOU’VE BEEN MISLED BY YOUR FAMILY, I DON’T THINK MY WIFE FAMILY, I DON’T THINK MY WIFE WAS LYING TO ME. WAS LYING TO ME. NOW WITH THE TECHNOLOGY SHE CAN NOW WITH THE TECHNOLOGY SHE CAN GET THAT PROOF. GET THAT PROOF. MAYBE IT’S UP TO HER TO GO OUT MAYBE IT’S UP TO HER TO GO OUT AND GET THAT. AND GET THAT.>>NOW AKBAR IS KILLING FOR –>>NOW AKBAR IS KILLING FOR — CALLING FOR ELIZABETH WARREN TO CALLING FOR ELIZABETH WARREN TO DO IT. DO IT.>>THE PRESIDENT WAS DISMISS OF>>THE PRESIDENT WAS DISMISS OF THE #METOO MOVEMENT IN THOSE THE #METOO MOVEMENT IN THOSE SAME REMARKS. SAME REMARKS. THAT’S A REALLY DICEY PLACE TO THAT’S A REALLY DICEY PLACE TO GO GIVEN HIS OWN HISTORY, VERY GO GIVEN HIS OWN HISTORY, VERY DICEY PLACE. DICEY PLACE. I UNDERSTAND THE #METOO MOVEMENT I UNDERSTAND THE #METOO MOVEMENT HAS BEEN EXPANDED. HAS BEEN EXPANDED. THIS IS ONE OF THE THINGS THE THIS IS ONE OF THE THINGS THE WOMAN THAT COINED THE PHRASE WOMAN THAT COINED THE PHRASE COINED IT TO RAISE ATTENTION TO COINED IT TO RAISE ATTENTION TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN OF COLOR IN PARTICULAR. COLOR IN PARTICULAR. IT’S BEEN EXPANDED FOR SO MANY IT’S BEEN EXPANDED FOR SO MANY THINGS IT WASN’T EXPECTED OR THINGS IT WASN’T EXPECTED OR MEANT TO. MEANT TO. SOME OF THOSE, HE’S GOING TO GO SOME OF THOSE, HE’S GOING TO GO OUT ON THE LIMB AND MOCK IT. OUT ON THE LIMB AND MOCK IT. AT THE HEART IT’S ABOUT SEXUAL AT THE HEART IT’S ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN. VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN. SHOULD THE PRESIDENT OF THE SHOULD THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BE MOCKING IT. UNITED STATES BE MOCKING IT.>>I DON’T KNOW IF HE’S>>I DON’T KNOW IF HE’S NECESSARILY MOCKING IT. NECESSARILY MOCKING IT. THIS IS GOING TO SOUND WEIRD. THIS IS GOING TO SOUND WEIRD. I KIND OF GET THE IDEA WITH THE I KIND OF GET THE IDEA WITH THE #METOO MOVEMENT THAT’S BECOME SO #METOO MOVEMENT THAT’S BECOME SO VAST, SO BIG, WHAT IS #METOO. VAST, SO BIG, WHAT IS #METOO. FOR ME I MIGHT SEE YOU IN SOME FOR ME I MIGHT SEE YOU IN SOME CHRISTIAN LOUIS VUITTONS AND I CHRISTIAN LOUIS VUITTONS AND I WANT TO TELL HER THOSE ARE NICE WANT TO TELL HER THOSE ARE NICE SHOES. SHOES. IS THAT #METOO. IS THAT #METOO. I’M FOCUSING ON SHOES, WHEN I I’M FOCUSING ON SHOES, WHEN I SAY THAT’S A NICE DRESS, LOOK SAY THAT’S A NICE DRESS, LOOK NICE, WHAT IS #METOO. NICE, WHAT IS #METOO. I DON’T KNOW WHAT THAT IS I DON’T KNOW WHAT THAT IS ANYMORE. ANYMORE.>>HOW FAR DOES IT GO.>>HOW FAR DOES IT GO.>>EVEN THOUGH MEN CAN BE>>EVEN THOUGH MEN CAN BE INCLUDED IN IT, IT’S AN AREA INCLUDED IN IT, IT’S AN AREA WHERE MEN FEEL VERY WHERE MEN FEEL VERY UNCOMFORTABLE AND EXPRESSING UNCOMFORTABLE AND EXPRESSING OPINIONS AND TRYING TO LISTEN TO OPINIONS AND TRYING TO LISTEN TO THEM. THEM. THIS IS THE POINT SHE’S MAKING, THIS IS THE POINT SHE’S MAKING, BECAUSE WERE IT SIMPLY ABOUT BECAUSE WERE IT SIMPLY ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE, I DON’T THINK SEXUAL VIOLENCE, I DON’T THINK HE COULD HAVE MADE THAT COMMENT. HE COULD HAVE MADE THAT COMMENT. BECAUSE IT’S EXPANDED HE’S BECAUSE IT’S EXPANDED HE’S PROVING THE POINT SHE’S SAYING PROVING THE POINT SHE’S SAYING THAT IT DILUTES IT, TRYING TO THAT IT DILUTES IT, TRYING TO GET BACK TO IT. GET BACK TO IT. THE PROBLEM IS WHEN YOU START A THE PROBLEM IS WHEN YOU START A HASHTAG YOU CAN’T CONTROL IT. HASHTAG YOU CAN’T CONTROL IT. YOU CAN’T CONTROL HOW PEOPLE YOU CAN’T CONTROL HOW PEOPLE RESPOND TO IT. RESPOND TO IT. FOR HER TO TRY TO TAKE IT BACK, FOR HER TO TRY TO TAKE IT BACK, THE HORSE IS OUT OF THE BOX. THE HORSE IS OUT OF THE BOX.>>LET’S TALK ABOUT WHY IT HAS>>LET’S TALK ABOUT WHY IT HAS EXPANDED A LITTLE BIT. EXPANDED A LITTLE BIT. THIS IS IN PARTICULAR FOR OUR THIS IS IN PARTICULAR FOR OUR GENERATION. GENERATION. I GREW UP AND WENT TO SCHOOL AND I GREW UP AND WENT TO SCHOOL AND I WAS TOLD, WE GET THIS. I WAS TOLD, WE GET THIS. SEXISM, WE’VE GOT IT SOLVED. SEXISM, WE’VE GOT IT SOLVED. YOU’RE GOING TO GO THROUGH LIFE YOU’RE GOING TO GO THROUGH LIFE AND BE TREATED EQUALLY IN THE AND BE TREATED EQUALLY IN THE WORKPLACE. WORKPLACE. IT’S ALL GOING SWIMMINGLY, MALE IT’S ALL GOING SWIMMINGLY, MALE COLLEAGUES AND PEERS, IT’S GOING COLLEAGUES AND PEERS, IT’S GOING TO BE GREAT. TO BE GREAT. THEN SUDDENLY IT TURNED OUT THAT THEN SUDDENLY IT TURNED OUT THAT ACTUALLY WASN’T THE CASE. ACTUALLY WASN’T THE CASE. I THINK WOMEN HAVE BEEN KEEPING I THINK WOMEN HAVE BEEN KEEPING IT KIND OF STIFLED BECAUSE IT KIND OF STIFLED BECAUSE EVERYTHING WAS SUPPOSED TO BE EVERYTHING WAS SUPPOSED TO BE ALL RIGHT. ALL RIGHT. SO #METOO IS LAUNCHED AND IT IS SO #METOO IS LAUNCHED AND IT IS ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND IT IS ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND IT IS SO IMPORTANT TO START TALKING SO IMPORTANT TO START TALKING ABOUT IT. ABOUT IT.>>AND HARASSMENT.>>AND HARASSMENT. I DO THINK THERE’S A I DO THINK THERE’S A DISTINCTION. DISTINCTION.>>WOMEN STEPPED BACK AND SAID,>>WOMEN STEPPED BACK AND SAID, YOU KNOW WHAT, I’VE BEEN SOLD A YOU KNOW WHAT, I’VE BEEN SOLD A BILL OF GOODS. BILL OF GOODS. WE HAVEN’T KICKED IT. WE HAVEN’T KICKED IT.>>WE HAVEN’T COME A LONG WAY,>>WE HAVEN’T COME A LONG WAY, BABY. BABY.>>EXACTLY.>>EXACTLY. I THINK THAT IS PROBABLY WHY IT I THINK THAT IS PROBABLY WHY IT HAS EXPANDED. HAS EXPANDED. WE CAN TALK ABOUT WHETHER THE WE CAN TALK ABOUT WHETHER THE OUTSIDE PARAMETERS OF IT HAVE OUTSIDE PARAMETERS OF IT HAVE GONE TOO FAR. GONE TOO FAR. IT SHOULDN’T BE THE CASE THAT IT SHOULDN’T BE THE CASE THAT AKBAR CAN’T COMMENT ON YOUR AKBAR CAN’T COMMENT ON YOUR AWESOME SHOES. AWESOME SHOES.>>ANY DAY.>>ANY DAY.>>AT MY OTHER WORKPLACE, I WAS>>AT MY OTHER WORKPLACE, I WAS TOLD SPECIFICALLY YOU CANNOT TOLD SPECIFICALLY YOU CANNOT SAY, HEY, YOU LOOK YOUNG. SAY, HEY, YOU LOOK YOUNG. YOU CAN’T SAY YOUR SHOES LOOK YOU CAN’T SAY YOUR SHOES LOOK GOOD. GOOD. YOU CAN’T COMMENT ON A WOMAN. YOU CAN’T COMMENT ON A WOMAN. I WAS LIKE OH MY GOODNESS, I I WAS LIKE OH MY GOODNESS, I WON’T SAY ANYTHING. WON’T SAY ANYTHING.>>MOST OF US DON’T WANT THAT>>MOST OF US DON’T WANT THAT WHERE NO ONE CAN TELL YOU YOU WHERE NO ONE CAN TELL YOU YOU DON’T LOOK NICE ANYMORE, CAN’T DON’T LOOK NICE ANYMORE, CAN’T PAY A COMPLIMENT. PAY A COMPLIMENT. ENOUGH WOMEN IS — MEN SAYING ENOUGH WOMEN IS — MEN SAYING NICE RACK, YOU CROSSED TO THE NICE RACK, YOU CROSSED TO THE DARK SIDE. DARK SIDE.>>I WOULD SAY AGAIN, I THINK>>I WOULD SAY AGAIN, I THINK THE VAST MAJORITY OF MEN ARE THE VAST MAJORITY OF MEN ARE DECENT AND UNDERSTAND THAT AND DECENT AND UNDERSTAND THAT AND UNDERSTAND THIS PENDULUM SWING UNDERSTAND THIS PENDULUM SWING IS A CORRECTION, A NECESSARY IS A CORRECTION, A NECESSARY CORRECTION. CORRECTION. WE’RE FINE BITING OUR TONGUE AND WE’RE FINE BITING OUR TONGUE AND UNDERSTAND AT SOME POINT UNDERSTAND AT SOME POINT DIALOGUE MIGHT RESUME ON THIS. DIALOGUE MIGHT RESUME ON THIS. IT IS A LAND MINE FIELD RIGHT IT IS A LAND MINE FIELD RIGHT NOW. NOW.>>SURE IT GETS EXPANDED TO>>SURE IT GETS EXPANDED TO RIDICULOUSNESS BY SOME. RIDICULOUSNESS BY SOME. SOME EMPLOYERS COMING IN AND SOME EMPLOYERS COMING IN AND COMPLAINING SAYING THEY HAD TO COMPLAINING SAYING THEY HAD TO WORK A WEEKEND BECAUSE OF WORK A WEEKEND BECAUSE OF #METOO. #METOO. NO CHALLENGING WORK ENVIRONMENT, NO CHALLENGING WORK ENVIRONMENT, EVERY BOSS HAS TO PUT A PLEASE EVERY BOSS HAS TO PUT A PLEASE AND THANK YOU IN THE BACK OF AND THANK YOU IN THE BACK OF EVERY REQUEST, OTHERWISE IT’S EVERY REQUEST, OTHERWISE IT’S #METOO. #METOO.>>DOES THAT WORK?>>DOES THAT WORK?>>EMPLOYERS ARE SCARED.>>EMPLOYERS ARE SCARED. JUST IDOT. JUST IDOT. LIKE THEY SAID ON “MAD MEN,” THE LIKE THEY SAID ON “MAD MEN,” THE PAYCHECK IS THE THANK YOU. PAYCHECK IS THE THANK YOU. NOT PLEASE AND THANK YOU, SHUT NOT PLEASE AND THANK YOU, SHUT UP AND GET TO WORK.

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