Wendy Williams has made a career of being a contrarian, someone who pushes back against the zeitgeist, not because she believes the things she says, but because she loves the attention. She can’t possibly believe the things she says, can she?
On Monday’s show, Williams was the latest celebrity to chime in on Kesha’s very public battle against her alleged abuser Dr. Luke, and once again, she found herself alone on an island. A very gross island.
“Unfortunately business is business, and it sounds like it’s fair,” Williams said about the Supreme Court’s decision to deny Kesha a preliminary injunction from her contract with Dr. Luke. But wait. It gets worse. Much, much worse. She continued, stating, “If everybody complained because somebody allegedly sexually abused them and was ripping them off, then contracts would be broken all the time.” Williams’ misguided attempt to normalize abuse in the music industry fell flat, but that didn’t stop her from venturing off into even more heinous territory, when she began personally attacking Kesha while simultaneously trying to debunk her claims of abuse.
“Number two, if she and her mom are so close ... Kesha’s no spring chicken ... I mean she’s like, 30 years old or something like that? So she wasn’t stupid 10 years ago and neither was her mother,” Williams said, before asking “why weren’t they rolling camera on” the sexual abuse when it happened. Never mind the absurd suggestion that Kesha and her mother needed to set up some kind of a sting operation to prove she was being abused. Williams just single-handedly questioned the validity of all sexual abuse vicitms who have never provided video evidence of their abuse. And as Williams goes on to suggest, the best way to do that is with “a camera up in the wig.”
If you feel like losing your lunch, watch below.