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Brandi Glanville Thinks Child Sex Abuse Is Hilarious
Reality television star Brandi Glanville apparently has a podcast now, and in one particular episode she made an absolutely side-splitting (read: completely unfunny) comment about how she wished she was molested as a child.
The "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star had two comedians, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, on the show when the subject turned to widespread reports of molestation in the Catholic church where Florentine was an altar boy, according to Radar Online. Of course, the always hilarious Glanville seized on this potential comedy goldmine.
"I was actually stalking you online, Jim, and I found something we had in common," Glanville said. "I too wanted to be molested as a child and was passed up."
"Really?" Florentine responds.
"My sister got felt up! By the principal," Glanville continued. "But nothing for me. He didn't even look at me sideways. Yeah, looking back on it I feel super bummed, I was thinking, 'All this and nothing?' Super hot and they passed me up!"
Everybody please welcome Brandi Glanville, the next great Edgy Comedian who isn't afraid to "go there"!
Naturally, there was a backlash to her stupid and hurtful comments. Katherine Hull, a spokesperson for RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network), told Fox News, "As any good parent would know, sexual abuse of children is nothing to laugh about. Sexual abuse should never be fodder for comedy."
Glanville responded to the backlash on Twitter, offering a not-so-great apology:
I was interviewing stand up comedians for my podcast! . Had to go through their stand up routines to know what 2 talk about!— Brandi Glanville (@BrandiGlanville) January 16, 2014
We're actually not sure if this was an extremely poor attempt at being funny, or a thinly-veiled cry for help.
The entire exchange is below: