T.I. Thinks This Video Perfectly Captures How All Male Celebrities Will Be In 2018

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T.I. made his thoughts on the ongoing sexual assault scandal in Hollywood known. (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for BET)

As the sexual assault scandal shows no signs of slowing down, rapper T.I. has given his take on how men are handling it. The MC reposted a clip of Rowan Atkinson’s character Mr. Bean denying a hug with a woman and giving her a handshake instead, pushing her back with his hand over her face.

“Hello, ma’am nice to meet you…. from over there tho dear, good day,” T.I. wrote with a winking emoji and the hashtag, #ToThineOwnHandsBeKept.


The humorous post speaks to the way men should greet women.

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As such, support for T.I.’s clip has followed.

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Others laughed at the GIF.

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But there’s more to it than just humor. T.I.’s post speaks to the current accused of sexual harassment and rape.

Former PBS host Tavis Smiley said in a Thursday, Dec. 14 Facebook video that he “never groped, coerced, or exposed myself inappropriately to any workplace colleague in my entire broadcast career.” He doubled down on that stance during a Monday stop on “Good Morning America.”

And DefJam Recordings co-founder Russell Simmons, who launched the #NotMe campaign, vowed to confirm he did not rape any of his accusers. He took a polygraph test to prove it in the case of model Keri Claussen Khalighi.

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