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Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Jesse Jackson, John Singleton accused of sexual harassment

A female writer and producer with The Root has accused the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Hollywood director John Singleton of sexual harassment.

Danielle Young wrote about the alleged encounters in an essay for The Root website, titled, “Don’t Let the Smile Fool You. I’m Cringing on the Inside.” She said she was working for an unidentified media company when she was given the opportunity to take a photo with Mr. Jackson after he gave a “riveting and inspiring speech.”

“One by one, we stepped up, shared a few words and thank-yous with Jackson, snapped photos and went back to our desks. Simple enough, right?” Ms. Young wrote. “I walked toward Jackson, smiling, and he smiled back at me. His eyes scanned my entire body. All of a sudden, I felt naked in my sweater and jeans. As I walked within arm’s reach of him, Jackson reached out a hand and grabbed my thigh, saying, ‘I like all of that right there!’ and gave my thigh a tight squeeze.”

Ms. Young said she was shocked by the civil rights activist’s audacity, but laughed it off like “most women in an uncomfortable position do.”

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Anonymous said...

Seriously,this issue is getting out of control.I'm afraid to even grab a woman's butt any more.

Rebel Without a Clue said...

Like we didn't already know about the Right-Reverend Jessie Jackson? He's a POS just like Sharpton. Idiots keep following them. I don't know anything about the other guy, I think that I've seen a movie or two that he has made.

Nothing to see here folks, keep moving along.

Anonymous said...

Jesse Sr. is still paying the $35,000.00 a month child support for the 2nd out of wedlock kid he spawned. Actually his Rainbow Coalition and Action Committee is paying it. This is why he shakes down large, legitimate businesses for money. "Pay us millions or we will protest in front of your corporate headquarters until you pay."

Anonymous said...

Little do people know, but Jackson is in the early stages of dementia.

Anonymous said...

10:15 - Thank you!!! A very much needed LOL moment for me just now!!

Anonymous said...

Everyone one time or another and probably unknowingly have "said" or "done" something that could be considered sexual harassment.

Saying someone's appearance looks nice can be considered sexual harassment.

The world's sphincter is getting tighter and tighter each/every day!