The “Me Too” campaign has been a powerful movement that unearthed a lot of skeletons in Hollywood's closet.
The most recent development among all the chaos — Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) announcing his retirement from office. But there is one story that didn't get any attention.
As it turns out, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has her own “Me Too” story. When she wanted to go public with her experiences, she didn't get the kind of publicity that other people have. In fact, she was reportedly ignored.
According to Politico:
"Yes, of course, I’ve had a ‘Me too’ moment, but nobody cared about that,” Conway said when asked by POLITICO’s Anna Palmer about her personal connection to the movement that has seen a wave of women speak out about acts of sexual impropriety by powerful men. “If we’re going to have an honest conversation everyone — you can’t pick and choose depending on somebody’s politics.”
According to Conway, a day after the release of the explosive “Access Hollywood” tape — in which then-candidate Donald Trump boasted about groping women during an off-camera conversation with host Billy Bush — she sought to denounce what she said were instances of sexual harassment by congressmen against her and other women during her time working as a Republican political operative in Washington, D.C. But she said she was ignored by the press.
Conway emphasized how important it is to not pick and choose stories because of peoples' politics. “At the same time an honest conversation is one that does not discriminate against someone that has been on the receiving end of it because of their politics,” she said.