Fashion Designer Donna Karan Slammed For Defending Harvey Weinstein, Suggesting Victims Were ‘Asking For It’

ET Canada | 10/9/2017 | Staff
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Famed fashion designer Donna Karan was asked about Harvey Weinstein’s decades-long pattern of sexually harassing women, hours after the disgraced movie mogul was forced out of his own company.

Unlike the dozens of celebrities who have condemned Weinstein and his behaviour, Karan actually came to his defence — and even suggested that the victims of his unwanted sexual advances may have been “asking for it” with their suggestive outfits.

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Karan made the shocking comments while being interviewed on the carpet by the Daily Mail during Sunday’s CinéFashion Film Awards in L.A.

According to the Mail, Karan told a reporter: “I think we have to look at ourselves. Obviously, the treatment of women all over the world is something that has always had to be identified. Certainly in the country of Haiti, where I work, in Africa, in the developing world, it’s been a hard time for women.”

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She continued: “To see it here in our own country is very difficult, but I also think how do we display ourselves? How do we present ourselves as women? What are we asking? Are we asking for it by presenting all the sensuality and all the sexuality? And what are we throwing out to our children today about how to dance and how to perform and what to wear? How much should they show?”

Karan added that she knows Weinstein’s wife Georgina...
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