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Newswire: Amber Tamblyn shares sexual assault story in response to Trump recording

On Friday, this presidential election—or the Donald Trump campaign, to be more specific—took another nosedive into repulsiveness when a recording leaked out that featured Trump talking about how he can do whatever he wants to women because he’s “a star.” Specifically, the Republican presidential candidate explained that he’s so attracted to beautiful women that he’ll just start kissing them. “I don’t even wait,” he said in the recording, because “when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything. Grab them by the pussy.” As the outrage and disgust over these comments began to boil over, Trump dismissed them as “locker room banter” and suggested that this is a normal way that normal people talk. Naturally, this outrageously misogynistic assumption has been picked up and repeated by all of the worst people you’re still friends with on Facebook.

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