‘Morning Joe’ Addresses Mark Halperin’s Sexual Harassment Allegations
Morning Joe Addresses Mark Halperin’s Sexual Harassment Allegations (Mediaite)
Last night CNN reported that Morning Joe contributor and best-selling author Mark Halperin has been accused of sexual harassment by five women.
The harassment allegedly took place when Halperin was the political director at ABC News in the mid-late ’90s and his behavior reportedly ranged from “propositioning employees for sex” to “kissing and grabbing one’s breasts against her will.” Three of the women accused him of “pressing an erection against their bodies while he was clothed.”
This news was addressed by host Mika Brzezinski this morning as Halperin was noticeably absent from the set of Morning Joe today. In a rather solemn turn to Brzezinski turned to camera and said: