LORNE GUNTER |
November 5, 2014
One of the overarching themes of the Jian Ghomeshi scandal is that “everyone” at the CBC and in arts circles knew about his sexual proclivities and yet did nothing to protect his alleged victims from his alleged tastes for choking and hitting women during intercourse and his alleged interest in rough sex (or as he allegedly called it “hate f-ing” and “grudge f-ing”).
In the week-and-a-half since the allegations against the 47-year-old, teddy bear-toting former host of CBC Radio’s Q cultural program have become public, at least nine women have come out – some by name, several anonymously – to claim they were victims of Ghomeshi’s forceful “play.”
Ghomeshi insists all his partners consented to his treatment. Bizarrely, he even reportedly showed CBC execs a video of one of his BDSM sessions to demonstrate how women wanted him to slap them, belt them and forcefully take them.
And if his partners consented, then his sexual tastes are his own business.
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