James Corden didn’t shy clear of the staggering accusations towards Hollywood rich person Harvey Weinstein when addressing the gang on the amfAR gala in Los Angeles on Friday.
“It’s a beautiful night here in L.A.,” the “Late Late Show” host advised his target market, according to video circulating on Twitter. “So beautiful, Harvey Weinstein has already asked tonight up to his hotel to give him a massage.”
The quip, stemming from tales recounted in bombshell New York Times and New Yorker stories about Weinstein inviting girls as much as his lodge rooms, garnered extra groans than laughs.
“I don’t know whether that groan was that you like that joke, or you don’t like that joke,” Corden stated the development that raises cash for the gang that helps AIDS analysis. “If you don’t like that joke, you should probably leave now.”
“It has been weird this week, though, watching Harvey Weinstein in hot water,” Corden persisted. “Ask any of the women who watched him take a bath, it’s weird watching Harvey Weinstein in hot water.”
The British comic additionally referenced a tale from journalist Lauren Sivan, who stated Weinstein uncovered himself to her and masturbated right into a plant in entrance of her.
Many on Twitter had been important of Corden’s bit.
Corden isn’t the one entertainer to take on the Weinstein controversy with comedy — “Saturday Night Live” did do after dealing with grievance for passing onthe material the week sooner than.
In the display’s “Weekend Update” section, co-anchor Colin Jost spoke back to information that Weinstein used to be headed to a rehab facility.
“He doesn’t need sex rehab,” Jost stated. “He needs a specialized facility where there are no women, no contact with the outside world, metal bars and it’s a prison.”