“No one cares. That’s the message this sends,” Julia Wolov told Variety.
Earlier this month, C.Okay. received a Grammy Award for Greatest Comedy Album with “Sincerely Louis CK” ― even after admitting to sexually harassing 5 girls whose stories were detailed in a New York Times story 5 years in the past.
Wolov, a comedy author and performer, got here ahead in 2017 alongside her skilled associate, Dana Min Goodman, to element an incident with C.Okay. in 2002 following the Comedy Arts Pageant in Aspen, Colorado. The ladies stated C.Okay. invited them again to his lodge room for a nightcap and proceeded to take off his garments and masturbate in entrance of them.
Different girls gave related accounts of C.Okay. masturbating of their presence.
“It’s such bullshit. What’s unsuitable with folks?” Wolov stated concerning the Grammy win. “Wouldn’t or not it’s good if folks wouldn’t be rewarded for unhealthy habits? However what are you imagined to do? These folks voted for him. I assume that’s what occurs when comedy and music comes collectively.”
The Recording Academy, which oversees the Grammy Awards, pledged to address systemic variety and fairness points this yr by rising the variety of girls and underrepresented teams in its voting physique. C.Okay.’s win raises questions a few system that allowed him to take action.