When our social media feeds were filled with women posting "#MeToo" I blogged about how lucky I felt to have never experienced sexual harrassment or abuse. But then I read a post from a classmate that struck a nerve. She mentioned the creepy guys who would prey on high school girls wearing uniform skirts. Ah, yes. That made me remember something that I had blocked out: Standing on crowded subway trains I was touched inappropriately on numerous occasions during my 4 years of taking the train to Manhattan. Everybody's talking about sexual misconduct nowadays and that's a good thing that's coming out of all this bad news. I sense the tide is turning. Society has to change. People need to be respected.
The Today Show's Matt Lauer has been the target of pranks by daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres a number of times. Matt sat back, took the ribbings, and waited for the perfect moment to strike back. Well, that time has come, and he made his revenge a good one. Watch for yourself: