From: Barry Margolin <barmar@alum.mit.edu>
Subject: Re: "Parks and Recreation" creator regrets hiring Louis C.K.
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From: Barry Margolin <barmar@alum.mit.edu>
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In article<bde5dade-0ae2-4b7a-bf6a-4bdc73b9d783@googlegroups.com>, bruce2bowser@gmail.com wrote:

> On 11/9/2017 7:59 PM, FPP wrote: 
> > On 11/9/17 7:02 PM, BTR1701 wrote: 
> >> moviePig<pwal...@moviepig.com> wrote: 
> >> 
> >>> On 11/9/2017 6:22 PM, David wrote: 
> >> 
> >>>> http://www.vulture.com/2017/11/mike-schur-apologizes-for-having-lou...
> >>>> -on-parks-and-rec.html 
> >>>> 
> >>>> 
> >>>> 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. 
> > 
> > Or maybe he just doesn't want to be asked the same question 20 different 
> > times. 
> > Answering it ONCE, before it becomes a problem, is the smart way to 
> > handle it. 
> 
> Maybe its more 'fashionable' to just deny, deny, deny without any logic. 
> Since he and others never used enough logic in the first place.

Except he's not denying anything, he's admitting it and apologizing.

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Barry Margolin
Arlington, MA