Skip to comments.Chris Matthews accused of ‘inappropriately flirting’ with female guest
Posted on 02/28/2020 8:32:09 PM PST by conservative98
MSNBC host Chris Matthews inappropriately flirted with a much younger female guest on at least two occasions while she was getting made up to appear on his Hardball show, the woman wrote Friday.
Freelance journalist Laura Bassett, who previously wrote about the incidents in 2017 without naming Matthews, identified him in a column published by GQ.
I was afraid to name him at the time for fear of retaliation from the network; Im not anymore, she wrote.
During one incident in 2016, Matthews whos married to Kathleen Matthews, a former Maryland Democratic Party chairwoman allegedly looked over at me in the makeup chair next to him and said, Why havent I fallen in love with you yet?' Bassett wrote.
When I laughed nervously and said nothing, he followed up to the makeup artist. Keep putting makeup on her, Ill fall in love with her.'
Another time, Bassett said, Matthews complimented her red dress and asked, You going out tonight?
When Bassett replied that she didnt know, Matthews reportedly told the makeup artist, Make sure you wipe this off her face after the show. We dont make her up so some guy at a bar can look at her like this.
Chris Matthews misses the good old election days Bassett said that although shes pretty sure that behavior doesnt rise to the level of illegal sexual harassment it undermined my ability to do my job well.
Bassett, who uses a screenshot from an appearance on Hardball as her profile photo on Twitter, also said her interactions with Matthews made her noticeably uncomfortable on air.
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Cancel him and make him go live in the filthy streets of San Francisco!
Er, I mean /shrug
That's somethin', I guess.
Chris Matthews 74. This chick 30.
Soon enough her looks will fade and she won’t have to put up with the indignity of a male paying her a compliment.
Matthews is getting hit everywhere since he came after Bernie.
Flirting is an issue? At least he is likely not homosexual.
On the job? Yeah.
Tell me what guy has had times in his career when other people above and below him haven’t siad crap that he didn’t like and he just let it go.
Not everything woemen don’t like is inherently illegal, that is not how we determine what’s a law or not.
Sick of this endless crap.
OH MY GOD! A man verbalized that a younger woman was very attractive. I hope she can move past this and somehow manage to carry on.
A 30 year old woman listening to a man in his 70s try to flirt with her. That has got to be a first in human history.
Isn't Chrissie queer? I mean the "tingle up the leg" thing?
Chicks today all want this weird unnatural Star Trek unisex world. But they aren’t shy about using their young hot looks to gain an advantage.
Since my wife of 41 years quit wearing makeup 37 years ago (her choice), I often see a woman that does wear the stuff, and think how fortunate I am to have a woman that is content with how her face really looks. Never cuts her hair either. It’s fabulous!
Chris Matthews = idiot.
Agreed—sometimes the line of what is reasonable is hard to find, but Matthews crossed it.
He is just a crude jerk—there are a lot of them out there.
To think Chris Matthews guest hosted for Rush Limbaugh several times. What happened to him to get so far to the left.
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