I might point out, you waited for pub­lic re­buke and a hit to your bot­tom line, which makes you even less be­liev­able in the role of Re­morse­ful Guy.

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But I’m not di­rect­ing this show. I’m sim­ply watch­ing it play out over and over, in in­dus­try af­ter in­dus­try. We all are. And the women, of course, are nei­ther ex­tras nor au­di­ence mem­bers. They’re hu­mans who have grown dis­tress­ingly ac­cus­tomed to nav­i­gat­ing the Louies and Har­veys and Bretts of the world to pur­sue their ca­reers.

“I have spent my long and lucky ca­reer talk­ing and say­ing any­thing I want,” C.K. wrote in clos­ing. “I will now step back and take a long time to lis­ten.”

I hope he does. That’s the best bit in his en­tire 494 words — none of which, it’s worth not­ing, is “sorry.”

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