Bill Maher Claims 'Sh-tty Sex Lives' Cause Married Men to Harass Women and People Are Not Amused
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Comedian Bill Maher landed himself in hot water while bashing the sexist behavior of men like Bill O'Reilly, implying that "shitty sex lives" were pushing married men to abuse women in the workplace.

Speaking with guest Joy Behar from "The View" on Friday's show, the "Real Time with Bill Maher" host brought up the Harvey Weinstein scandal that rocked Hollywood, followed by similar accusations against director James Toback, former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly and "Game Change" co-author Mark Halperin.

"I thought I didn’t know women all my life — I don’t know men!" Maher said, referencing the recent bombshell about O'Reilly paying a woman $32 million over a sexual harassment claim. "What did Bill O’Reilly do that got that woman $32 million? How vile does it have to be?

"I wouldn't f-ck him for $32 million," Behar replied. "I don't know what he did to that girl, but he’s not worth $32 million."

Maher continued, "When you look at the list of people, it is always married guys, just saying."

When Behar asked him why that was, he responded, "Because they have shitty sex lives."

Behar considered this for a moment before pushing back against the idea that men are abusing women because they're "bored at home."

"Halperin is accused of masturbating under the desk while he’s talking to somebody. What's that got to do with being married?"

Fellow guest Betsy Woodruff from The Daily Beast backed Behar up, saying, "Let's not bring the wives into it!"

"Let’s leave the wives out of it," Behar agreed. "The wives are home minding their own business while these jerks are jerking off."

Maher, who has a history of stirring up controversy with politically incorrect remarks about women and minorities, quickly became the target of criticism on social media.

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