Anthony Bourdain Slams Hillary Clinton's 'Shameful' Response to Harvey Weinstein Scandal
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Anthony Bourdain is not happy with Hillary Clinton's "shameful" response to Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, including serial sexual harassment and even rape.

Bourdain -- whose girlfriend Asia Argento has accused the disgraced producer of raping her 20 years ago -- was mid-Twitter rant about the debacle on Wednesday evening when Clinton told CNN she was "sick" and "shocked" by the allegations.

"Hillary's interview with Fareed Zakaria was shameful in its deflection and its disingenuousness," Bourdain, who has his own CNN show, said Wednesday. "Know what Hillary Clinton is NOT? She's not stupid. Or unsophisticated about the world. The Weinstein stories had been out there for years. Mindless Hillary hate aside, this was a terrible response to questions about a 'friend' who's been tormenting women for decades."

"I have met Hillary Clinton," he added. "I liked her. I admired much about her. This interview was a real disappointment."

Hillary and Bill Clinton have reportedly received donations from Weinstein -- a proud Democrat -- for decades. She said she was "appalled" by the allegations because she had never witnessed any of the misconduct first hand.

"Like so many people who've come forward and spoken out, this was a different side of a person who I and many others had known in the past."

Bourdain continued his rant, shutting down comments that insinuated his remarks toward Clinton had anything to do with him now defending President Donald Trump.

"This is not about blame or equivalency," he wrote. "My feelings about Mr. Trump are well known. No one should take satisfaction from this."

The chef also shut down anyone who mistook his disappointment in Clinton for blame.

"Hillary is CLEARLY not responsible for anything Weinstein," he shared. "Thats screamingly obvious. Her response to questions though has been uninspiring."

"Secretary Clinton was one of the most intelligent, well prepared, well briefed politicians ever," he later added. "So, yes. I'd hoped for a better response."

Bourdain also fiercely defended Argento. "I can assure you that the victims of Mr. Weinstein's three decades of predatory behavior are disappointed too. I'm sitting next to one."

"This Weinstein story is deeply personal to me," he continued, "and far far far more personal and painful to people I love and people I care about."

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