Tracee Ellis Ross Wrote A Book To Explain Consent To Men


The "Black-ish" star filled in admirably for Jimmy Kimmel last night, when she welcomed guests Mary J. Blige and author Amanda de Cadenet at 11:30 p.m.

So why do we need The Handsy Man?

That's just what she did on Tuesday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Tracee Ellis Ross set the record straight about Hollywood's sexual harassment scandal: It's not a scandal and it's not only Hollywood's problem.

"It isn't a sex scandal". It isn't even a scandal. Ross began with a powerful declaration, calling harassment "a systemic problem" that "has enabled a culture of inequity to persist for far too long". Addressing the countless women who have recently opened up about their experiences with sexual assault and harassment, Ross says, "While I'm not totally surprised by these stories, it seems like quite a few men are... so I wrote a book".

"There is a guy with 10 long fingers, creepy glares and hugs that linger", Ellis Ross read out loud as illustrations appeared behind her.

If you're a woman, you're not a fan. "You may not compliment my butt".

"Over the past few months, countless courageous women have come forward to share their experiences, and while I'm not totally surprised by these stories, it seems like quite a few men are", Ross said, explaining the story was "kind of like a children's book for men that's going to make it really simple and just bring it back to the basics".

Did you follow me into the parking garage? "You may not call me "ho" or "slut", she read.