Aziz Ansari controversy might be the make it or break it moment for #MeToo movement

Aziz Ansari has been a vocal supporter of the #MeToo movement, even wearing a Time’s Up pin. Well, it seems like now his time might actually be up as a complaint about said behavior has been done against him by an anonymous woman on babe.net.

The 23-year-old accuser told the website that the date she had with Ansari was “by far the worst experience with a man I’ve ever had. I believe that I was taken advantage of by Aziz,” she said.
Uncomfortable is what she described the experience as, as sexual activity escalated after an apartment dinner, she claims the comedian ignored her verbal or non-verbal discomfort. Ansari moved her hand to his genital area repeatedly and, in her own words, "pressured" to have sex with him.
Ansari quickly responded to accusations saying that the sex was “by all indications completely consensual” but that he “took her words to heart”.
This whole fiasco is so disheartening.  I don't know what to say. Women need to also take responsibility and say "No." You can't expect telepathy from men. I think ages of people consuming idiotic culture and not getting educated have caught up with us. Neither the left nor the right seems to me sane or even fully adult. Those of us who are civilized adults are way in the minority. I think there is also a weirdness at work here, hard to talk about...which is I think this is the revenge of sexually inactive people, female and male, on sexually active people. I don't see a lot of people I know of as mad fuckaholics screaming "Yes! More rules on sex! More, more, more rules!" The Aziz Ansari controversy might be the make it or break it moment for #MeToo movement, stay tuned.


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