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From: moviePig <pwallace@moviepig.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:43:32 -0500
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On 11/10/2017 6:11 AM, trotsky wrote:
> On 11/9/17 6:02 PM, BTR1701 wrote:
>> moviePig<pwallace@moviepig.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 11/9/2017 6:22 PM, David wrote:
>>
>>>> http://www.vulture.com/2017/11/mike-schur-apologizes-for-having-lou... 
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Mike Schur Apologizes for Having Louis C.K. on Parks and Recreation
>>>> After Hearing Sexual-Harassment Rumors
>>>> By Hunter Harris
>>>>
>>>> Parks and Recreation creator Mike Schur has apologized for including
>>>> Louis C.K. in episodes of the NBC sitcom. “I don’t remember when I
>>>> heard the rumors about him,” Schur tweeted minutes after a New York
>>>> Times exposé detailed two decades of C.K.’s alleged misconduct. “But
>>>> I’m sure it was before the last time he was on Parks and Rec. And that
>>>> sucks. And I’m sorry.”
>>>
>>> This is what I'd call 'getting out in front of it'...
>>
>> It's what I'd call crossing the line into ridiculousness.
> 
> I'd call it 20/20 hindsight, as would most intelligent people.

It depends on how automatic such rumors are.  If, as I suspect, they're 
as common as head lice in daycare, that'd face someone like Schur with 
daily choosing whether to be a producer or a crusader, with the 
certainty of being reviled for either.

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