Masters of Sexism - Claps and Catcalls

September 2, 2014 - Ramita Navai 09/02/2014 Views: 478,057

After a Fox News analyst shares his preferred method of catcalling, Jessica Williams points out that women walking to work are not performing for men. (2:23)

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SENATE. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

WHAT IS YOUR... YOU'RE A WOMAN.

JESSICA.

WHAT IS YOUR... WHAT IS YOURTAKE ON ALL OF THIS?

YOU'RE CLAPPING, I GET IT, THATGUY WAS CLAPPING, SO NOW YOU'RE

CLAPPING.

>> OH, NO, JON, YOU KNOW, THISIS JUST HOW WE WOMEN SHOW OUR

APPRECIATION FOR THE MALEGAZE, AND IF YOU MAY OFFER

MY OWN UNSOLICITED COMMENTS TOTHAT GUY, THOUGH SMILES

DO NOT INDICATE A90% SUCCESS RATE.

>> Jon: THEY DON'T?

BUT, WHAT DO YOU MEAN? WHAT DOTHE SMILES MEAN?

>> YOU KNOW WHAT, JON, IT MEANSTHAT THE WOMAN IS TRYING HER

BEST TO END THIS INTERACTION,BECAUSE IF SHE DOESN'T SMILE, HE

MIGHT TELL HER TO SMILE.

IF SHE TELLS YOU TO LEAVE HERALONE, YOU'LL PROBABLY CALL HER

A BITCH. AND I KNOW HE THINKSHE'S DIFFERENT, THAT HE'S

CLASSY, HE'S CHARMING,BUT SINCE GOING TO WORK

ISN'T A PERFORMANCE, WE'RE NOTLOOKING FOR APPLAUSE, AND WHAT

HE'S DOING IS BASICALLY JUST AHIGH-MINDED LINCOLN CENTER

VERSION OF HEY, SWEET TITS.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: I SEE YOU SEEM TO HAVE

STRUCK A NERVE WITH OURAUDIENCE.

>> MMM.

>> Jon: WELL, ON BEHALF OF MYGENDER, I, I AM, I AM SO SORRY.

>> OH, YOU KNOW WHAT, JON, I'VEACTUALLY HEARD A LOT WORSE.

ONE TIME THIS GUY WITH AHAIRLESS CAT STANDING ON THE

STREET...

>> Jon: NO, NO, NO...>> TOLD ME I HAD A...

>> Jon: DON'T FINISH THIS, DON'TFINISH THIS BECAUSE I KNOW

WHERE THAT'S GOING.

>> OK, DEAL. DEAL, DEAL. THAT'SFINE, BUT MY POINT IS, THIS

TELLY SAVALAS-LOOKINGMOTHER [BLEEPED], AND YEAH

THAT'S RIGHT, I KNOW WHO TELLYSAVALAS IS. HE'S KOJAK, RIGHT?

CAUSE MY GRANDMA, MY GRANDMAUSED TO WATCH IT AND SHE WOULD

ALWAYS TALK ABOUT IT. I GUESSHE WAS LIKE A SEXY GUY,

LIKE AN NYPD OFFICER. HE HAD ATOOTHPICK.

>> Jon: HE WAS VERY SEXY. THAT'SRIGHT.

>> HE WAS BALD.>> Jon: YES.

>> OKAY.

WHATEVER. ANYWAY,

THAT TELLY SAVALAS-LOOKINGMOTHER [BLEEPED] SHOULD HOLD HIS

APPLAUSE BECAUSE OUR WALK TOWORK IS NOT THERE FOR HIM TO

COMMENT ON.

IT'S NOT A RED CARPET.

IT'S NOT A FASHION WEEKRUNWAY.

IT'S A SIDEWALK.

AND BELIEVE IT OR NOT, GETTINGTHE HORNY CLAP OF APPROVAL FROM

ANY GUY DOES NOT IMPROVE MY DAY.

IT ACTUALLY CREEPS ME OUT.

SO GUYS, GET SOME IMPULSECONTROL.

CAUSE I'VE GOT SOME [BLEEPED] TODO.

>> Jon: ALRIGHT. JESSICAWILLIAMS, EVERYBODY.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.