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Entertainment Tony Robbins apologizes for critical comments on #MeToo

10:47  10 april  2018
10:47  10 april  2018 Source:   ap.org

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NEW YORK (AP) — Self-help guru Tony Robbins has apologized for critical comments he made about the # MeToo movement in a video that went viral. In a Facebook post Sunday, Robbins said he fully supports the # MeToo movement and that he needs to "be a part of the solution."

FILE - In this March 17, 2016, file photo, motivational speaker Tony Robbins is interviewed during a taping of © The Associated Press FILE - In this March 17, 2016, file photo, motivational speaker Tony Robbins is interviewed during a taping of "Wall Street Week," on the Fox Business Network in New York. Robbins has apologized for critical comments he made about the #MeToo movement in a video that went viral. In a Facebook post Sunday, April 8. 2018, Robbins said he fully supports the #MeToo movement and that he needs to better “connect to the brave women” of #MeToo and “be a part of the solution.” Robbins came under criticism for an exchange at one of his recent self-help events. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Self-help guru Tony Robbins has apologized for critical comments he made about the #MeToo movement in a video that went viral.

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MeToo to Gain ‘Significance’ - MGTOW When the life coach Tony Robbins suggested last month that women were using the # MeToo The video was shared thousands of times, including by Tarana Burke, the # MeToo founder, who joined a chorus of people criticizing Mr. Robbins for his comments .

Life coach Tony Robbins apologized Sunday for his comments about the # MeToo movement after suggesting during a March event that some women use it to gain

In a Facebook post Sunday , Robbins said he fully supports the #MeToo movement and that he needs to "be a part of the solution."

Robbins came under criticism for an exchange at a recent self-help event in San Jose, California. Robbins told a female attendee that he took issue with "victimhood." He said sexual harassment victims were "making themselves significant by making somebody else wrong."

Robbins then related a story about a "very famous, very powerful man" who declined to hire a woman because she was considered attractive.

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke on Saturday said Robbins should talk to more sexual abuse survivors and fewer "sexist businessmen."

Gayle King Warns of #MeToo Backlash: "There Has to Be Due Process for All Involved" .
The 'CBS This Morning' host spoke on the topic of corporate culture in media during a discussion at the Milken Institute 2018 Global Conference on Monday.“I worry sometimes that women make an accusation and men instantly get the death penalty,” King said during a panel discussion in Beverly Hills on the topic of corporate culture in the media industry. “I think we have to be very careful; that there has to be a due process for all involved — so I do worry of a backlash to the #MeToo movement.

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