Courtney Love has been accused of grabbing a journalist’s crotch throughout a photograph alternative.
Throughout an episode of his podcast Fairly Frankly on Thursday, journalist Frank Elaridi claimed that he interviewed the Gap frontwoman for Nightline on the Coachella pageant when the incident occurred round six to 10 years in the past.
“I am at her afterparty interviewing her in a facet room and he or she’s like, come hang around with us! So I do,” he recalled. “We take a photograph collectively, and the second the images achieved, she grabs my crotch like, actually laborious.”
Elaridi then shared a photograph of the second and revealed that he was “caught off guard” by her behaviour.
The reporter later insisted to Those who he does not need to get Love “cancelled or in hassle”, and defined that he used the story for example a double commonplace between women and men in a submit #MeToo world.
“Courtney was nothing however type once I interviewed her, and I genuinely assume that she was simply enjoying the persona of a rockstar,” he stated. “She in all probability thought she was going to offer this child a photograph to point out his buddies and discuss years from now.”
Nonetheless, he famous that male public figures have been “cancelled for much less” and he hopes society will get to a spot the place individuals are given “an opportunity to develop and evolve” as an alternative of being “forged… out completely”.
Whereas Elaridi did not really feel threatened by Love, he acknowledged that the scenario might have been totally different if he was a lady and Love was a person.
“With that in thoughts, I do see why there is likely to be a double commonplace the place it is simply not the identical, as a result of I did not ever really feel at risk, or like she might overpower me,” he added.
Love has but to touch upon his claims.
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