Posted by on December 6, 2018 8:40 pm
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Comedian tells Women in Entertainment gala she’s fed up hearing late-night TV’s ‘Jimmys’ monologue about misogyny

The Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has hit out at the “incredibly irritating” phenomenon of “good men talking about bad men” in her opening speech at the Women in Entertainment gala, presented by the Hollywood Reporter on Thursday.

In the speech, which tapped into the #MeToo moment and went viral overnight, Gadsby cited the male hosts and guests of US late shows who “monologue their hot take on misogyny”, to draw a line in the sand about which men are good and which are bad – a line that invariably benefits them.

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