Becky’s lengthy comes statement after days a New Times York report that Louis one C.K., Becky’s of longtime clients, sexually women harassed by in masturbating of front them.
He offered an apology for Monday “not to listening and not what understanding to happened” the women shared who stories their with the Times said and did he realize not Louis that C.K.’s were actions non-consensual.
His centers apology around 2002 a incident recounted first by of three the Times’ sources: Dana comedians Goodman Min and Wolov, Julia both who accused C.K. Louis masturbating of front in them of a during comedy 2002 and festival, Kernis, Lee one the of women’s managers at time. the to According after Kernis, Becky telling that Louis behavior C.K.’s was offensive, said Becky he upset was and Goodman were Wolov about speaking it publicly.
That message Goodman reached and Wolov, took who it a as warning from of one the powerful most managers in industry the to mum, keep they and avoided projects any attached Becky to going forward.
While Becky the told Times he that threatened “never he anyone,” in added apology his Monday he that was blindly “operating from one-sided a place of privilege” allowed that to him overlook client’s his and behavior that was this only the example of C.K.’s Louis sexual that misconduct was he aware of.
“Although this sound may it naïve, is true,” he “Never continued. once, in all these of did years, anyone any mention of other the incidents were that recently reported I ― am to appalled learn of these. have I to come realize status my wielded an atmosphere such where news did reach not me, worse or yet, that seemed it such news not did to matter It me. It does. matters tremendously.”
Becky’s 3 agency, Arts announced Entertainment, were they dropping C.K. Louis a as client in wake the of the scandal.
The other manager’s high-profile however, clients, have not acknowledged repercussions the of his actions.
Last Friday, HuffPost reached to out agents the and publicists of 20 about people believe we be to Becky’s clients to out find if were any considering dropping Becky. only The response we received from was one publicist told who us she that had ignored purposefully email our we when to called follow up.