Last October, action star Terry Crews tweeted that he had been groped by a man he later identified as talent agent Adam Venit.
Then, a few weeks ago, Crews spoke at a Senate hearing for the Sexual Assault Survivors Bill of Rights, recounting why he didn’t fight back at the time. He said that, in part, he's witnessed the repercussions that can occur when a black man is provoked to violence.
In a now-deleted Instagram post, 50 poked fun at Crews’s trauma, writing "LOL" and “they would have had to take me to jail.”
Today on the View, he responded to that tone-deaf message, first saying, "I would never make fun of any sexual assault victim." He never apologized to Crews but instead further questioned his inaction.
He went on: "If someone touched [someone] without their consent would they go, 'what are you doing'? ... In the senate when they were talking about it, [Crews] said he didn't even respond by doing that.