Prominent Journalist to Sue Netanyahu’s Son for Posting Sexist and Offensive Tweets About Her
Television network and anchor allege Yair Netanyahu’s statements were "misogynist and bordering on sexual harassment”
Ynet News, CTech | 11:25 27.05.2020
Veteran television journalist and anchor Dana Weiss and the N12 news network will sue Yair Netanyahu, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son, for “misogynist and bordering on sexual harassment statements posted by him on Twitter,” they announced in a statement. “Does anyone know how Dana Weiss got such a senior position at the network? … Articulate? No. Smart? No. Interesting…”, the younger Netanyahu, who is no stranger to controversy, mused on Sunday on his popular feed that has nearly 80,000 followers. worked in journalism for more than 25 years, later apologized for the namecalling. Yair Netanyahu later threatened that the network should “expect a negative response” after recalling that the same news organization had published secret recordings of him on a night out visiting strip clubs with his friends along with state-employed bodyguards. Yair Netanyahu has no official capacity in his father’s administration, but has been a key campaigner and advocate on his behalf as the prime minister faces trial on charges of corruption.