Sarah Silverman Recalls Louis C.K. Masturbating in Front of Her

Angelo Anderson
October 22, 2018

Sarah Silverman appeared on the October 22 episode of Howard Stern's SiriusXM radio show and was inevitably asked about her friend, Louis C.K.

"So he did masturbate in front of you?" However, she didn't have the same feelings about it that the multiple women who accused him of sexual misconduct did and likely still do. "His pathology is permission based".

Silverman added, "I'm not saying everyone should embrace Louis again..." However, she noted, he took responsibility for his behavior, apologized (though even that was controversial), and wants to make it right - versus the men who "deny, deny, deny" accusations against them, she said, citing Donald Trump and Brett Kavanaugh. "But what I learned later in life, too late, is that when you have power over another person, asking them to look at your dick isn't a question".

'I'm not making excuses for him, please don't take this the wrong way, but we are peers we are equals, so when we were kids and he used to ask if he could masturbate in front of me, sometimes I would go "f*** yeah, I wanna see that"'. I want to see that.' Yeah. "He could offer me nothing", she explained. "We were only just friends". Sometimes, yeah, I wanted to see it. Sometimes I would say, "Fucking no, gross", and we got pizza'. I'm not saying what he did was OK.

"Once he became powerful, even within just his [comedy] community, he felt like he was the same person, but the dynamic was different and it was not okay", she said. "He realized it." But, she said, "he realized it later".

"Really?" Stern said and Silverman responded, "Yeah!"


The comedian then spoke about a particular experience when a former boss at a restaurant job brought out his penis and masturbated in front of her when she was a teenager.

Sarah Silverman is opening up about some very private details of her friendship with Louis C.K. The incidents occurred early in the careers of the longstanding friends.

According to the outlet, Silverman previously spoke about the allegations against C.K. a year ago.

Silverman told Stern that she believes CK "has remorse" for his actions and that she thinks he should address the subject on stage. "I believe he can come back".

"It took him a long time to realize that that was not okay, but it just seems like when people come forward and say 'I did this and I have vast remorse and I want to make it right.'" she continued. "He's going to have to find his way or not find his way".

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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