On Saturday news broke that NBC confirmed through a spokesman the company made a payment to a Chris Matthews staffer after she complained about sexual harassment.
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Matthews reportedly paid $40,000 to settle with an assistant producer on his show, “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” in 1999 after she accused him of harassment.
Back in May 2016 Chris Matthews was caught on a hot mic ogling at Melania Trump at then candidate Trump’s campaign event.
MSNBC host Chris Matthews was caught gushing over Melania Trump’s physical appearance while still wearing his microphone.
“Did you see her walk? Runway walk. My God is that good,” Matthews said of Donald Trump’s wife during the network’s live coverage of Indiana’s primary on Tuesday night.
“I could watch that runway show,” he added, seemingly unaware that he was being recorded.
Following the “Hardball” host’s comments, co-anchor Brian Williams quickly moved to a commercial.
Mathews has been critical of the Manhattan billionaire’s stances on women’s issues, including his remark — which was swiftly retracted — that women who have abortions should be punished.
This was back in May 2016.