Peter Bart: How Will Sexual Harassment Commission Impact Hollywood’s Alpha Male Culture?

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"I've heard from a lot of men who say, 'I'm so embarrassed being a man.' " So says Anita Hill, thereby touching a lot of nerves. The prominent activist, herself a victim of sexual abuse, has now been anointed to lead an elite group studying Hollywood's contagion of sexual misconduct. Kathleen Kennedy, president of Disney-owned Lucasfilm, has mobilized Hollywood's top names to the effort to analyze the phenomenon of “toxic masculinity.” I found myself sufficiently puzzled…