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Fox News Hosts Blame Drunk Girls For Rape: ‘These Guys, What Are They Supposed to Do?’

On Thursday’s edition of Outnumbered, Fox News hosts discussed a recent Forbes article about rape at frat houses and agreed that drunk college girls needed to take “personal responsibility” to not be sexually assaulted at a frat party.

Earlier this week, Forbes let go of columnist Bill Frezza after outrage over his column, “Drunk Female Guests Are The Gravest Threat To Fraternities.”

The article has since been taken down but Frezza wrote, “We have very little control over women who walk in the door carrying enough pre-gaming booze in their bellies to render them unconscious before the night is through. Based on new standards being promulgated on campus, all consent is null and void the minute a woman becomes intoxicated – even if she is your fiancée.”

“In our age of sexual equality,” Frezza added, “why drunk female students are almost never characterized as irresponsible jerks is a question I leave to the feminists.”

On Fox, hosts Andrea Tantaros and Kirsten Powers agreed that women need to take more responsibility to prevent being sexual assaulted.

“I don’t know why this writer is taking so much heat because this is actually a problem that goes on,” Tantaros said. “These girls show up at these fraternity houses. The guys, what are they supposed to do? Lock them out? ‘Hey, how are you?’ They have a couple more beers, the girl passes out… so it is a legitimate fear.”

“They walk up to guys’ rooms, they get lost in the fraternity house,” Tantaros added. “Maybe they get drunk as the night goes on playing beer pong.”

She went on to say that there’s an issue of “girls getting too drunk and men taking advantage of them. However, where’s the personal responsibility on both sides? Really! If we say personal responsibility for women, the feminists go berserk. They’re like, ‘No, we should be able to wear whatever we want, and drink as much as we want, and pass out in the streets.’”

“The point is that the drunk woman is – she’s just not held accountable for anything,” Powers remarked. “The drunk guy, however, is supposed to make all these amazingly perfect decisions, and not make any mistakes.”

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  • sunshipballoons

    “The drunk guy, however, is supposed to make all these amazingly perfect decisions, and not make any mistakes.”

    No, he’s just supposed to not rape any women. Most other stupid decisions he could make (streaking, thinking he can sing, etc.) are fine.

  • deb

    OMG!!! No woman, no matter how drunk or passed out she is should have to worry about being RAPED!!! Don’t parents teach their sons to respect women anymore!??? If someone is PASSED OUT they aren’t “asking for it.” Men can hold their liquor better than women. That is a fact. I’m not saying women shouldn’t be a little more careful about how much they drink but being drunk or passed out doesn’t give men a license to rape them!!! Booze seems to be the “drug” of choice these days and young people are naive and stupid sometimes. Too many of these boys/men are not respectful of women. They should call a friend or taxi to take the girls home! I don’t know, but when I was young people smoked pot more than they got drunk. Pot at least makes people “mellow” whereas booze just make them uninhibited and more apt to be arrogant and obnoxious. Personally, if I had teenagers I’d rather they smoke a joint here and there than drink themselves into oblivion! Mellow vs. obnoxious…which would you prefer?

    • Earlene

      No men aren’t taught respect for women. or for anything eles they are taught if they want it take it.You are right no matter how drunk a women does not deserve to get raped,Men should control themself.

  • notadailycaller

    This show should be called “how utterly stupid are the women of Fox Entertainment”. So I guess expecting frat boys to keep their uncontrollable penises in their pants and protect any and all stupid drunk girls is out of the question.