I wish they would have taught me in school that discussing my penis in public gave others the legal right to share sex tapes taken of me without my consent.
The elephant in the room here is that Hulk Hogan is always going to be viewed as a less sympathetic target than Emma Watson or Jennifer Lawrence, even if they out-earn him significantly. It’s only the depth of the dislike for Gawker in particular that can make public opinion swing the other way this time.
I mean he’s clearly an enormous racist and he’s also a multimillionaire, so I have a hard time feeling bad for him.
Well yeah, but you know, first they came for the racist multimillionaire wrestlers…
That’s the point though, isn’t it?
First they came for the Wildly Unpopular, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Wildly Unpopular.
Then they came for the Politically Unorthodox, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a
Then they came for the people they could easily call “privileged,” and I did not speak out—
Because I could not easily be called “privileged.”
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.