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Savage Email From Babe.Net Writer Of Aziz Ansari Exposé Goes Viral Instantly

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    "Something" indeed, brace yourself:

    Text - Max Tani Follow @maxwelltani Here's the full email the Babe.net reporter who wrote the Aziz Ansari story sent when asked to go on HLN with @TVAshleigh. It is really something.
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    Probably should've taken a minute before sending this one off....

    Text - Here's Way's response in full: It's an unequivocal no from me. The way your colleague Ashleigh (?), someone I'm certain no one under the age of 45 has ever heard of, by the way, ripped into my source directly was one of the lowest, most despicable things I've ever seen in my entire life. Shame on her. Shame on HLN. Ashleigh could have "talked" to me. She could have "talked" to my editor or my publication. But instead, she targeted a 23-year-old woman in one of the most vulnerable moments
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    And people were more than ready to express their distaste over the email:

    Text - Stephanie Ruhle Follow @SRuhle The @babedotnet Aziz Ansari writer attacking another woman's age,beauty & popularity is hugely disapointing. We're already forced to combat "meangirl" stereotypes. This email advances them &hurts important conversations abt sexual misconduct &education sparked by the Ansari piece
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    Text - eve peyser Follow @evepeyser this is insane! if you want to prove your journalistic chops, don't send a deranged sexist email to another journalist making fun of the way she looks
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    Text - Glenn Greenwald Follow @ggreenwald The journalist maligned here as an old ugly has-been @TVAshleigh did one of the bravest things any journalist has done in the War on Terror: gave a stinging critique of how US media covers wars, when she was a rising star at MSNBC (& got fired for it)
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    Text - katherine krueger @kath_krueger Follow This entire situation is ugly. I read this as a young reporter-poorly served by her editors and hung out to dry-striking out on her last nerve
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    Text - Shoshana Weissmann, Sloth Committee Chair Follow @senatorshoshana I remember my first beer

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