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Australian talk back radio host makes fun of pedofilia The Master 2 kids; Perth, Australia 19989 posts
21st Mar '13

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/opinion/john-laws-is-a-dangerous-dinosaur/story-fnh4jt60-1226602319297



RADIO "legend" John Laws has pulled a Vile Kyle, suggesting a six-year-old victim of sexual abuse invited it by being "provocative".
If Sandilands had done this there'd be sponsors pulling their advertising, ACMA would be slowly lumbering into action and the story would be on the front page.
But Laws, the 77-year-old veteran of the airwaves has somehow gotten away with saying to a caller to his program who detailed her childhood of abuse: "My God they were having a good time with you."
"Was it in any way your fault?" he then asked. "No, I don't think so," the woman, a nurse, said. "You weren't provocative?" Laws pressed. "I was a little girl. I don't think so John. No, I was just a little girl."
When Sydney Confidential's Annette Sharpe asked Laws if he was too old for radio he replied: "bullshit".

Age has nothing to do with it, but being a disgusting, insensitive, dinosaur does.
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Mamakye_ Due October 19; 1 child; Australia 919 posts
21st Mar '13

He's an insensitive, bigoted jerk.
He's in trouble every few years, I just wish he'd disappear for good.

The Master 2 kids; Perth, Australia 19989 posts
21st Mar '13
Quoting Mamakye_:" He's an insensitive, bigoted jerk. He's in trouble every few years, I just wish he'd disappear for good."


I wish he'd crawl back under the rock he came from

mommakatof3 Due September 15; 3 kids; 2 angel babies; DeRidder, Louisiana 458 posts
21st Mar '13

Omg thats just bs. He is an ass hole he might be a child. Predator thats what he tells him self and believes it. Gross they should lock people up like that

The Great Mustachio Suck It, PO, Uzbekistan 9383 posts
21st Mar '13

No, he wasn't making fun of her. I simmered down a little after I heard the actual interview.



A little.



What he said was still stupid, but he wasn't making fun of her.

The Master 2 kids; Perth, Australia 19989 posts
21st Mar '13
Quoting The Great Mustachio:" No, he wasn't making fun of her. I simmered down a little after I heard the actual interview. A little. What he said was still stupid, but he wasn't making fun of her."


He was making fun of the situation ... which yes is different ... but he still deserves to be finally removed from the air

The Great Mustachio Suck It, PO, Uzbekistan 9383 posts
21st Mar '13
Quoting Destiel:" He was making fun of the situation ... which yes is different ... but he still deserves to be finally removed from the air"


No, he wasn't. He really wasn't. He sounded incredulous and made a really bad choice of words. Or at least that's how I took it when I listened to it a lil bit ago.

The Master 2 kids; Perth, Australia 19989 posts
21st Mar '13
Quoting The Great Mustachio:" No, he wasn't. He really wasn't. He sounded incredulous and made a really bad choice of words. Or at least that's how I took it when I listened to it a lil bit ago."


Yeah I listened to it at work ... but even that he thought those things is disturbing in my mind. I mean someone tells you they were raped as a 6 year old and your first thought is how attractive are you and were you being provocative?

The Great Mustachio Suck It, PO, Uzbekistan 9383 posts
21st Mar '13
Quoting Destiel:" Yeah I listened to it at work ... but even that he thought those things is disturbing in my mind. I ... [snip!] ... tells you they were raped as a 6 year old and your first thought is how attractive are you and were you being provocative?"


The attractive question came at the end of the interview when she said her parents used to tell her to take her ugly pills, he replied with "Are you attractive" She replied with "yes, I think I'm alright" which was so cute haha.



The provocative part came after she said her Mother said she bought it on herself, so he said "well were you being provocative" knowing she was going to say "of course I wasn't" or something of the like.



She was struggling emotionally the whole way through the call, but she really wanted him to know that stuff (I have no idea why) and that she kept the dream alive, which we all know is Johns catchphrase. I agree the things he said.. were just plain dumb, I honestly don't think he meant any harm, or that he was siding with the rapists or saying she deserved it or bought it on herself.



I think, I'd have to listen again. I think the "was it in any way your fault" part made me go... say what?