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SNL Host Larry David Roasts Harvey Weinstein: Why Do So Many Sexual Harassers Have to Be Jews?

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In his ‘Saturday Night Live’ monologue, Larry David uncovered a “very disturbing pattern emerging” among many of the men accused of sexual misconduct.

By Matt Wilstein | 5 November 2017

DAILY BEAST — Larry David returned to host Saturday Night Live this week. And he did not hesitate to address the elephant that has consumed Hollywood over these past several weeks.

“You know, a lot of sexual harassment stuff in the news of late,” the Curb Your Enthusiasm creator said about halfway through his monologue. “And I couldn’t help but notice a very disturbing pattern emerging, which is that many of the predators — not all, but many of them — are Jews.”

“And I have three words to say to that,” David continued. “Oy vey izmir” (translation: “woe is me”). He explained that he doesn’t like it “when Jews are in the headlines for notorious reasons,” adding, “I want Einstein discovers the theory of relativity. Salk cures Polio. What I don’t want: Weinstein took it out.”

Unlike Weinstein, David said he strives to be a “good Jewish representative.” […]

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