A jerk’s a jerk in dating. #SexHarassment should be confined to situations where superior imposes himself on subordinate who feels unable to complain because of power of perp or feared consequences to victim’s employment. Shouldn’t be used to get even w bad bosses or hated ex’s
Those tin-eared missives didn’t go over too well, and Rivera predictably apologized. However, in a post-Weinstein world, past transgressions — no matter how old they may be — can end one’s career in a hurry.
That’s a problem for Rivera, given that sexual abuse accusations have been kicking around about the Fox News contributor for over a quarter of a century. Rivera may have forgotten about it, and most of America certainly did. Bette Midler didn’t.
During a 1991 interview with Barbara Walters, the singer described a harrowing experience back during the 1970s when Rivera and his crew came to interview her.