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JOHN LAWS. BLAMING THE VICTIM

They say context is everything, but even context can’t redeem John Laws and his comments to a sexual abuse victim this week.

On Tuesday the radio talkback host asked a 44 year old listener called Carol if it had been “her fault” that she had been sexually abused by five members of her family from the age of six.

The woman had told Laws that her father, her uncle, and her brothers abused her for nine years.

“My god, they were having a good time with you,” Laws said.

After telling Laws that her mother ultimately believed that she was at fault, Laws asked ...

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81 Comments

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Sharon

    He is the worst kind of troll. A foul man. There’s few people in the world whose passing is rejoiced but for me he will be one.

    • Reply March 23, 2013

      Yasmina

      How old is John Laws? I have a seniors card now and he was rabbiting on the radio when I was in infants’ school. The old grey goat is obviously losing his marbles, if he ever had any, and it’s becoming painfully clear he should be put out to pasture somewhere.

      He retired a few years ago but suffered extreme and chronic “relevance deprivation syndrome”. All his money and fame bought him no happiness and no relevance away from a microphone. He’s not a human being, he’s just a voice babbling garbage on the air-waves that’s sucked up like food by an army of human anomalies who wish to debase themselves for the salacious entertainment of others.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Sandy

    Signed, sealed and delivered. I feel ill.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    sandra

    Yet again John Laws is living up to his Shock Jock title – I feel for ‘Carol’ but I can’t help wondering, what was she thinking when she agreed to be interviewed by him?
    I gave in to my attacker when I was raped aged 17 – he had a knife to my throat and was 4 times my size. In JL’s eyes that would be consent because I let it happen.
    I guess JL is entitled to his opinion, just wish he’d keep it to himself!
    Sandra

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Maureen P.

    I’ve just finished listening to the broadcast.

    What Mr. Laws thought was obviously very important to Carol, hence the phone call. She wanted to tell him how she “was keeping the dream alive.” To my ears he was incredibly patronising to her. I didn’t hear one shred of empathy or genuine concern for what she had been through, and her proactivity in the face of such horrendous abuse in a house where even her mother didn’t believe her and a 15yo she was still a child. Instead, I heard Mr. Laws asking for prurient details of Carol’s abuse.

    Not poor, little Carol, Mr. Laws. Brave, resilient, focused Carol, who has been able to establish a loving relationship and study for a caring profession despite what she’s been through. A Carol who sometimes finds it hard to ‘keep the dream alive,” and why the hell wouldn’t she?
    She wanted to tell you that, Mr. Laws, but you didn’t really listen. Shame on you!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Nicoll

    This girl, regardless of any circumstances, was violated without her consent. And that is rape. It doesn’t need to be qualified, explained, or diluted. It’s rape. John Laws should be ashamed of himself.

    • Reply March 22, 2013

      sandra

      Nicoll – John Laws couldn’t be ashamed of himself – being shameless is a compulsory pre-requisite of his trade.
      Sandra

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Kane

    2SM or 2UE?. Laws is scum.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Kane

    For some reason my post was removed.

    Please explain which radio station you are petitioning as you mention 2SM yet have a photo showing 2UE.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Kane

    Now it’s back. Weird.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    pisces73

    spoken like a true perpetrator. i am speechless

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Aeron Winters

    I can’t believe this person is still on the air. Victim blaming is an abomination. It doesn’t matter is she was 6, 16 or 60. Rape and sexual assault are just that. No one, no matter what the situation was ‘asking for it’.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Chris

    2SM Kane.. He left 2UE in 2007

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Olive

    This really makes me sick. What is wrong with him?

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Rachael

    He is himself a perpetrator of abuse. Disgusting.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Rhoda

    How dare this man ask her those questions. She was raped. It is a crime to rape someone.

    John Laws – you were discussing a crime as if it was an invitation to dinner. Please educate yourself.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Sarah

    What 6 year old asks to be raped? That’s just a ridiculous question to ask someone in the first place

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Emma

    Rape is rape, regardless of age. But if John Laws insists on making an age-based distinction, 15 is still below the age of consent. Which brings us back to the shocking fact of rape again…

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Silvia

    There are so many things wrong with Laws’ “interview” that it’s hard to know where to start.
    I mean, the suggestion that a child of any age is to blame for being raped is staggering, and even Laws’ fans will agree with that.
    But “They were having a good time with you”, “Are you unattractive?” and “You sound all right” (just a few examples) are completely unacceptable things to say – and unfortunately your average Laws listener, including Carol herself, doesn’t understand why, just as Laws doesn’t get it. In a small way he has perpetuated the abuse.
    He makes my skin crawl and I know why.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    lizlee

    Is it just me? Did I hear it right? I heard him ask if she was provocative when she was talking about being six years old not 15, and where is the bit where she said she was “a naughty girl” etc. This attitude is horrific!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    finnola

    I could not believe what I was hearing either.
    The most frightening thing is that he appeared to ‘normalise’ her experiences. “Oh yes, just another incest story. Oh by the way, did you have anything to do with it?” “Oh OK, here’s an ad…”

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Fredi

    Dinosaur.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    OscarJones

    The caller sounded as astonished aT the question as I’m sure the listeners would have been and she responded well.
    Poor Lawsy has lost the plot and should retire gracefully. He loves traveling. I think he should stick to that.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    ucille

    I never listen to shock jocks. They are all tarred with the same brush. I am sure road rage started at the same time the shock jocks did. WTF is provocative? Is it an exclusive women’s problem? I think I am a teeny bit angry – better go.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Toni

    Gobsmackingly appalled by his comments and those who have commented that sacking is going too far – gutless! Everyone of you that does not stand up and say that this is enough is showing support for a crime that is sooooo horrendous, so insidious in our society and should never ever ever ever be blamed on an innocent child, much less the comment about provocation. Children do NOT ask to be molested, they do NOT provocate for it, they should never be blamed. It’s a crime of power over an child. Child molesters are cunning, they prey on the weak and unsuspecting, the innocent or alternatively they “groom” the child until they are open to a despicable act, they threaten, they lie to your face, they can be socially acceptable people whom everyone likes, they do many good deeds, they have loyal and trusting friends. NONE of these qualities makes up for a single instance of abuse. NONE of these qualities make the abuse right. Just one incident can damage a child for life. How do I know, how can I be so definite in my views, I lived with one and the damage he did, not only to the child, but to the whole family is unforgivable. Rehabilitation – another load of bumkin. They just become more cunning. Sack John Laws, make him spend a week in the life of a victim and their family and may he never be allowed to utter such words over the air again. This is not OK and no one should think that it is!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    JoanneH

    It looks as if you can’t teach an old dog new tricks; John Laws should know better – he has been in the media long enough.
    He certainly needs to apologise and get some re-education.

    I felt a bit queasy watching him on the 7.30 report being interviewed by Leigh Sales re. Alan Jones’s “Julia’s Father dying of shame” comments. He looked so lecherous, especially when, at the end of the interview, he asked Leigh “did you enjoy that” Yuck!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Rosie

    The fact that John Laws and other members of the media can even ask the question, “did you provoke your rape/ sexual abuse” is just shameful and shows what endemic and institutionalised misogyny we have here in Australia. No woman or child wants to be molested, raped or sexually abused. It is like blaming a cancer victim for their own cancer. Wrong. The rapists, her male family members, are the ones that need to be called out as the offenders. Shut up and go away, John Laws!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    ro.watson

    Agree with above comments. Just wanted to add, after having worked in the area of violence against women~ in a legal service providing phone advice, at the time, I suggested to survivors, in the late 80′s/early 90′s, to tell someone you trust. As my deleted post said last night, I think, there is an altruistic and evangelical urge in survivors to share beyond their own circle, and go further in explaining and narrating~ this happened to me and it could happen to you. Laws, instead invited further humiliation. Yuck.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Narelle Matheson

    I agree with you ro. I am wondering why Carol rang John Laws. I understand the need to share one’s story. There is always the possibility of helping someone else to heal. But, talking to John Laws is like inviting a tiger shark into one’s home! I cannot bring myself to say how I feel about his comments. There are no words! Keep going Carol! You are a fine woman.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    helen b

    Laws capitalised on and perpetuated her abuse. He’s another abuser on her already considerable list. That’s why she phoned to say it was ok. She accepted this abusive questioning because she’s had this treatment from a very early age. Clearly she’s done the work on herself, but recovering from ongoing abuse especially from those early developmental years when the abuse becomes entrenched in the child’s psyche, is another thing.

    It is assumed that a 15 year old can say ‘no’ to abuse. Well, not if it’s been going on since 6. They have been taught that it’s the status quo.

    Many years ago i made the acquaintance of a woman who become a friend. When talking about abuse, she made light of the fact with ‘well, it’s pretty much to be expected with brothers’. She has 4. I was shocked. I have 3 brothers and I’d never experienced, let alone heard of anything like this.

    Children think their lives are the norm and everyone is like them unless they have a forum for exchange of experiences, not necessarily about abuse, to give them insight that homes, families and lifestyles are not the same as theirs.

    John Laws needs to be taken off the airwaves. He’s a menace and belongs in the ark. Clearly he’s done no research/study on child sexual abuse or he wouldn’t have asked those questions. The days of the shock jock counselling service have got to end. They need to get an education and get out of messing up people’s lives and psyche. Disgusting!!!

    • Reply March 22, 2013

      Jenny

      There is a world of difference between sexual curiosity between youug children, and the sexual advantage taken by a much older male. I experienced both, so I know of what I speak!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    ro.watson

    Yip Narelle~ like calling the Police and telling them what I reckon about their behaviour!!? We get braver and braver, or madder and madder.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Maddison

    I am mortified to see that this petition in itself only guarantees an ‘apology’ – this man is clearly deranged and should be IMMEDIATELY fired. He should not get away with a simple apology, context be damned. By not acknowledging the repugnant comments John Law made on public radio, 2SM is indirectly supporting the same views at Laws – that is to say that a six year old could be to blame for rape, that a six year old could be even considered provocative in nature, that it is acceptable to ask a rape victim who is confiding in him if they enjoyed it, and THEN to have the audacity to then irrelevantly ask if she is an attractive woman. This without a doubt would have had many repercussions not only to the caller herself but to sexual abuse survivors around the country. I (and evidently) many other Australians are absolutely outraged that this man is allowed to continue on in his life with 0 repercussions for this sort of behaviour – what kind of message does this send out if this man is allowed to walk free without a shadow of remorse for his actions? Give John Law the sack and publicly shame this man for his disgusting thought processes. As well as this I know that I am not the only one who agrees it would be a good idea to have this man thoroughly investigated – it is not a sign of a healthy mind to entertain the idea that a child can be considered provocative in the first place. I hope family and friends keep their children well away from this disgusting man, and 2SM does its moral duty as a public family radio station to ensure Laws no longer remains an employee of their company.

    • Reply March 25, 2013

      Chris B

      Bravo… I agree completely!!!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    ro.watson

    Yip Helen b. though if the idea of the ark was for saving species~ no, I don’t reckon he would be given a free ride there. Thanks to Margot last night whose comments were also deleted who suggested being first in line for some abuse back of Laws involving his golden microphone getting shoved up a place that was not his mouth. I do not condone violence but wondering if I can hear a sound like a muted fart?

    • Reply March 22, 2013

      Sandy Gandhi

      Hi ro.watson,
      Sadly there is no space for the microphone cause his head is so far up there already.
      Sandy Gandhi

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    ro.watson

    On your other point Helen b.~ how the abused are so use to abuse if it has happened at a young age that they have no clarity around who is safe and who is unsafe~ I reckon this is regrettably true.

    • Reply March 22, 2013

      helen b

      Exactly ro! Thankyou for clarifying what I failed to complete. The whole boundaries issue is fuzzy. Acknowledging the need for people to express their experience to an ‘outsider’, as you delineated in another comment and adding to this the confusion around who’s ‘safe’ to talk to.
      Okay, we get it and we’re not journos on air to the masses…something’s wrong here!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    snifferdog

    As I noted to friends just yesterday when this broke
    ….why are Australians so much in love with old, white, out of touch, sexist, racist, radio announcers? John Laws, Alan Jones, John Faine, Andrew Bolt, the list is too long to enumerate here, but you get the idea.
    Do we, the audience have an obligation to insist they move with us into the 21st century or should we just leave them back in the bronze age and move on ourselves?

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    ro.watson

    Namaste Sandy Gandhi~ and I am thinking of yogic poses as I reckon you are spot om.

    • Reply March 22, 2013

      Sandy Gandhi

      Namaste ro.watson – seeing as we know where his head is, perhaps he can call his show The Bum Rap!
      No amount of yoga can help him.
      Sandy Gandhi x

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Renee Hills

    I hope that somewhere along the line Carol has been told that those men who abused her were depraved predators where she was concerned and that it was nothing to do with her being naughty, provocative or anything else.

    I honestly think John Laws should be shut down. He has done more than enough during his time behind the microphone to keep us in the dark ages!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    ReRnee Hills

    Agree with Maddison. I signed the petition but I think he should be taken off the radio forever.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Carolyn

    Sack him!
    BTW, I am unable to click on the petition button. My computer says it’s unsafe???

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Claire

    John Laws is a “legend in his own mind”‘. He, like all those so-called “shockjocks”, has his ego fed by those who listen to him. I don’t. He is a pathetic old fart.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Sheila Hall

    What is it with this misogynist disgusting old man? Why do we even bother to give him the satisfaction of our outrage. He and Alan Jones should be exported to a remote island out of sight and sound, never to be heard from again. I guess the easy answer would be for no one, and I mean NO ONE, to listen to either of them. What an idiot!!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    royce

    What disgusts me is that blokes like this have an audience.
    That audience in my mind equates to pedaphiles who collec t child pornography on their computer. By doing so they encourage the industry.
    By listening to Laws and others of his ilk the audience encourages this sort of thing. The scary thing too is that the audience in question…. votes…. shudder.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    ro.watson

    Rather than help him Sandy, I was thinking of the dog pose~ I love dogs. Om.

    • Reply March 22, 2013

      Sandy Gandhi

      oh ro. watson – a bit of an insult to our very much loved dogs – I’m not advocating helping him – I have signed the petition and I agree with the many commentators so far to sack him. ENTER free speech versus EXIT reforming Media Laws – he probably thinks the Laws bit is about him!
      I also agree with the many comments – what was Carol thinking when she agreed to this interview? What was Carol doing listening to him in the first place?
      Perhaps The Hoopla should invite Carol to write her own story about this interview.
      I think you can fix stupid but you can’t shame shameless!
      Namaste
      Sandy Gandhi

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    alan barry

    I’m afraid provocative dress, does ” provoke> Hence ” provocative ” No excuse for an attack, but the motive

    • Reply March 23, 2013

      Sandy

      Smells like rape apologism to me alan barry. If a kid wearing an article of clothing that can “provoke” a relative or any man into raping her, then I’m afraid all men need to be locked up. I imagine Carol took baths and showers naked in her own home. How provocative is that? Give me a break.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Rebecca

    I’ve listened to the interview – at no time does Carole say that she was naughty when she was 15 – and he definitely asked her if she had encouraged the abuse without specifying age – it was just after she said it started when she was 6. John Laws is LYING to cover his arse and it’s not working. Now days there are things like Sound Cloud where we can all listen to his disgusting vileness for eternity. He needs to be sacked!

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Margot

    I heard Laws on ABC Radio bleating in outrage over the Destroy The Joint’s petition. More reason for me to sign it.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Melinda

    I agree with Maddison. Why is an apology all that is being asked for? Another alternative to sacking would be undertaking some voluntary work with survivors to educate him and put something back into the community. Shock Jocks love to tear things down, using their verbal skills. Let him make a positive contribution for once.

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Kate

    Ugly old white men … they never change … they don’t ever think they have to ….

  • Reply March 22, 2013

    Rose

    There is nothing quite an old, self-satisfied, opinionated, rich white man for revealing the ugly underbelly.

  • Reply March 23, 2013

    Helene

    what a pig

  • Reply March 23, 2013

    K

    Laws is a germ! …. Wonder what his ‘princess’ thinks?….. I reakoned he just wants people looking at him for a bit… Jealous of the attention that other germ Jones received….what a disgusting pair they make!

  • Reply March 23, 2013

    June Just

    The only way a stupid man like Laws can be educated is to have him
    subjected to the kind of outrage he uses against others. It must be strange to have the tables turned for him but he is disgusting and the petition is the first way for accountability to occur. Please sign it.

  • Reply March 23, 2013

    Cathy

    The man is clearly out of touch with society and reality. This is what happens when men get too caught up in their own self importance and only socialise with other ridiculously rich and out of touch old farts who wouldn’t know a real person if they fell over them. Seriously, this man is not the voice of reason that Australia needs.

  • Reply March 23, 2013

    Caroline B

    Thought he’d died years ago. Sad old drunk, hopelessly irrelevant & out of touch. What more can you say?

  • Reply March 23, 2013

    Rhoda

    I’m really over this rape is someone’s fault. Rape is a CRIME. The rapist is a CRIMINAL. John Laws, though he woudn’t know it, was making excuses for CRIMINALS.

    Can remember the Rev Nile going on about abortion and when asked what he would do in the event his wife was raped, became pregnant and wanted an abortion, stopped his spiel and looked sideways at his wife. He flat could not answer that question. Because all these men are full of it.

  • Reply March 23, 2013

    Zelda

    I have a theory that people who profess to having some “power” in the world such as radio “stars” see themselves as powerful people and therefore have no understanding at all to what it feels like to be a victim.
    To them victimhood is unfathomable and possibly to be denied at all costs since it would render them powerless and so they have no understanding of it…..and therefore they deny others’ victimhood.
    Men are particularly susceptible to this affliction of lacking empathy, not to mention the aforementioned narcissistic shock job types.

  • Reply March 23, 2013

    ro.watson

    Healing is more important for me, than revenge~ challenge wilful ignorance and promote discernment by switching him off, and others like him. Der. This is not a new phenomenon.. and many of us have worked hard to disrupt rape myths for decades. Sorry Sandy, I did not mean or intend to imply ,in any shape or form, you would suggest it was helping him by a pose which requires his bum in the air. Without airplay, I just had a certain delight in a mental picture that he got to feel what it is like to have something he did not want, like I had to,and so many others, without our consent or agency, and deal with this invasion of body and mind. And for those who blow the whistles that get the dogs barking~ good on you.

    • Reply March 23, 2013

      Sandy Gandhi

      no worries ro.watson – no offence taken.
      I saw him spitting chips yesterday about the petition – we’ve probably given him enough airplay already – it beats me (even though I can see why), the adulation he has from his listeners but then I remember he’s not alone. There’s a lot of them out there – Alan Jones, Kyle Sandilands and the like and their fans. It’s plain scary!
      Thanks to The Hoopla for letting me know about the petition.
      Namaste
      SG

  • Reply March 23, 2013

    Tammie

    There is clearly something very,very wrong with this excuse for a man

  • Reply March 24, 2013

    truestories

    Abuse of power. Do the same rules apply for everyone? The absolutely powerful manage to use theirs to get away with a lot, it seems. Shame on the perpetrators.
    More power to those with the courage to break the silence and break the cycle for themselves and others.

  • Reply March 24, 2013

    ro.watson

    PETITION:change.org/

  • Reply March 24, 2013

    Max McGee

    Ohhhh dear, the girl writing this article is no doubt living in Newtown, has short hair and something against the opposite sex.
    John Laws repeatedly apologised on air countless times for the remark and was man enough to admit it was the wrong thing to say and was said without thought. Give the amount of time one has spent behind the microphone it should be acknowledged he too is human and like the rest of us, makes mistakes.
    It’s easy for a sausage hating lesbot to cut loose when the argument is edited to lean her way but if you are going to write such a strong comment you should expose all the facts and not just the ones to suit your misandrist view.
    I’ll have a lot more on this on my blog…. standby.
    Max McGee

  • Reply March 24, 2013

    Wendy Harmer

    Erm… mind if we sausage hating lesbots give your blog a miss? We have to go watch Ellen.

  • Reply March 24, 2013

    Max McGee

    Wendy,
    I was unaware this was written by your good self, I clicked the FB link and arrived at this strongly worded exorcism on a man who you have almost labelled as the AM devil himself.
    I have been an avid follower of your intellect and wit since the days of The Big Gig right through to reading your children’s books to my kids. Having said that there has always been an underlying tone of “I am woman hear me roar”, which is great, one Mr Moon would stand by that. It wouldn’t hurt to provide in your piece the countless apologies John has mentioned on air….. As I mentioned, he’s just a human and being that is prone to mistakes, like you and like me. He has admitted that which I can assure you standing on the other side of the gender fence is a hard thing to do but he did so without hesitation, surely that counts for something.
    Wendy I think you should put your case to John tomorrow. The former FM Breakfast Queen having a chat to the King of Morning AM radio…… Sounds like a publicity wet dream and may well be echoed through the evening news.
    1269AM it is for me tomorrow morning.
    My apologies for calling you a Lesbot, Ellen is one of my favourite shows.
    Max

  • Reply March 24, 2013

    sue Bell

    Hey Mr McGee, you apologise for your comments when you realise you know and appreciate the author’s work, yet it still means that you are quite prepared to make despicable, totally unacceptable remarks when you do not know the woman.
    Is this really acceptable? Does it further the discussion? Do you really think of women (particularly lesbians) in that way? And it seems you were prepared to put all that ignorant , stereotyping, hatred on a blog. Hang your head in shame.
    Laws apologised? he should never have said it in the first place! To have said it, even by “accident”, shows that this is how he really thinks, until he’s pulled up for it and is embarrassed. A very sad post indeed regardless of your apology to Wendy.

  • Reply March 25, 2013

    Sandy Gandhi

    A little bit of ‘foot in mouth’ by Max McGee I see – wonder how many tickets are left in his handy, little ‘book of apologies under sufferance’? If he’s running low, Laws undoubtedly has a few up his sleeve.
    Give the guy ‘father of the year’ for not being an absent one, rather an absent-minded one – he might have just given us an insight into where his mind/brain is.
    Namaste
    Sandy Gandhi

  • Reply March 25, 2013

    Maureen P.

    Sausage-hating lesbot?? Now, wasn’t THAT comment a sweeping generalisation, Mr McGee? …and really, as our Prime Minister might say, is that the best shot you can take?

  • Reply March 25, 2013

    Jaki N

    To Snifferdog – I think it’s unfair to include John Faine on your “hit list” of racist, sexist, old white male radio announcers. I will admit that he does annoy me more and more as I get older (I’m a middle-aged white female) but I also feel that he is most sensitive & empathetic with any callers who have bravely told their stories of abuse or trauma. But you are right on the money with the names of the others! We must stand up & tell these people how odious their comments are and how they in no way “speak for us!”

  • Reply March 25, 2013

    Fairy The Green One

    Unconscionable. I am sickened. The mistake Laws made was in revealing his true opinions and feelings. It was no accident. He is too seasoned and too experienced. He exposed himself. Just for a moment … he forgot where he was. His only regret…..is that he opened his big mouth and put his foot in it and was caught out.
    Child abuse is a crime, John Laws

  • Reply March 26, 2013

    Olga

    This man is a complete disgrace to the human race! Disgusting in every sense and should be vilified. But can I ask one thing? Please stop with the generalisations, it’s hurtful and bigoted. I’m very happily married to an “old white man” and your constant references to them being racist, sexist etc. are as offensive as the term “sausage hating lesbot”. If you can’t see that, then you’re no better than Laws.

  • Reply March 27, 2013

    Chris

    I blame the constant audience of these self opinionated, sexist dinosaurs. People must not listen to these stations then they may get the hint that this is not acceptable.

  • Reply March 28, 2013

    B0B

    I thought it was awesome that he was actually flirting with her, Look Here Hoopla Idiot Central, This is a silly attempt by a silly old man to get a lot of silly young people upset, How many of you are now going to listen to hear what ridiculous thing he says next. Lawsies loving this.

    • Reply March 29, 2013

      Maureen P.

      BoB, you “thought it was awesome that he was actually flirting with her”? What on earth do you mean by that?

      “Lawsies loving this.” And so are you, by the sound of it.

  • Reply April 5, 2013

    Bronte

    No excuse John Laws – this is exactly the attitude victims have had to put up with for years & is exactly why abuse continues to be hidden & WILL continue, because idiots like JL consider 6 year olds ‘responsible’ for being abused.

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