How Donna Karan "Champions Women"
"OMG Karan you can't just ask people why they were sexually harassed by Harvey"
Fashion designer, Donna Karan is putting her foot in her mouth this morning after defending Harvey Weinstein. The 69 year-old claimed the victims accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault were asking for it by "presenting all the sensuality and all the sexuality”. Karan has known Weinstein for years and has befriend his wife, fashion designer Georgina Chapman. Karan quickly apologized stating, “my statements were taken out of context and do not represent how I feel about the current situation concerning Harvey Weinstein. I believe that sexual harassment is NOT acceptable and this is an issue that MUST be addressed once and for all regardless of the individual,” she explained. “I am truly sorry to anyone that I offended and everyone that has ever been a victim”.
According to the RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) "1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime" and 90% of victims are female. For more about sexual assault, where to get help, or how to help, visit https://www.rainn.org.