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MSNBC Host Chris Matthews Appears To Joke About Slipping Hillary Clinton A ‘ Bill Cosby Pill’ [Video]

MSNBC Host Chris Matthews Appears To Joke About Slipping Hillary Clinton A ‘ Bill Cosby Pill’ [Video]
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January 13
00:262018

Political pundit Chris Matthews, the fast-talking host of Hardball on MSNBC, joked about a “Bill Cosby pill” prior to interviewing Hillary Clinton in January 2016 at an Iowa firehouse while the presidential primary season was in full swing. The Cut website has just unearthed the behind-the-scenes footage.
In the clip embedded below, while requesting some water, Mathews jokingly asks “Where’s that Bill Cosby pill that I brought with me?” This is an apparent reference to the highly publicized allegations made by about 50 women against the famous comedian and TV star.
“Matthews then laughs, delighted with the line, for an extended moment, as the staffers around him react with disbelief, clearly uncomfortable,” The Cut noted.
Separately, as reported last month, an unnamed assistant producer back in 1999 accused Chris Matthews of “making inappropriate comments and jokes about her while in the company of others.” Two insiders supposedly told The Daily Caller that MSNBC coughed up $40,000 in a settlement with the staffer after she complained about Matthews’ alleged sexual harassment.
In a follow-up published on New Year’s Eve Day, The Daily Caller claimed that Matthews “runs an at times openly derisive and brazenly sexist news operation that has led at least some staffers to describe themselves as victims of ‘battered wives syndrome,'” several unidentified TV guests and former producers told the website.

Video shows Chris Matthews joking about a "Bill Cosby pill" before Hillary Clinton interview https://t.co/Rftc7BtMBg pic.twitter.com/LDgiLFFClD
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) January 12, 2018

Responding to the scoop by The Cut about the footage with the mention of the so-called Bill Cosby pill, a contrite Chris Matthews had this to say.
“This was a terrible comment I made in poor taste during the height of the Bill Cosby headlines. I realize that’s no excuse. I deeply regret it and I’m sorry.

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