I was groped by a hermit monk

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I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by Mishmash » Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:24 pm

Reported by the Daily Mail / BBC

The presenter, 50, said the experience happened during shooting in Cambodia.

'His hands go down and to my waist... Then they moved round and really firmly, very firmly, just, on my j**s...

'Then... he was on my a*** for five minutes and then I was just saying "thank you, namaste".'

Miss Perkins said the hermit, who then winked, was an 'absolute a******e'.

Pics of the unfortunate woman are in the article - make your own minds up whether you would do such a thing.... :stir:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... ntary.html
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Re: I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by John Bingham » Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:57 pm

Yeah, "Namaste" is a handy phrase to have in Cambodia when you are getting molested by a guy who looks like Charles Manson or Ho Ch Minh's corpse.
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Re: I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by explorer » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:09 pm

In Cambodian culture, when someone does something others don't like, they normally don't say anything, but just smile and go along with it. As a result, people often do things which are unacceptable in other cultures. This is an example.

In case you are ever in a situation where someone does something you don't like, learn the word 'gom.' Gom means don't. If they don't listen, say it louder. When others around hear, they normally stop. You can even slap them gently (not to hurt them), to make it clear.
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Re: I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by Anthony's Weiner » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:22 pm

gom...GOM... Gentle Slap...

parenting classes now?

I don t think what you advise would change the behaviour of anyone over the age of three
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Re: I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by Splashback » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:44 pm

The series was reasonable and the scenery was tops. This part was uncomfortable and awkward as fuck. I would have thought the BBC would hold themselves to a higher standard and either stopped it happening or cut the scene.

She visited a minority village in the northeast that was under threat from illegal logging. There were sounds of chainsaws in the distance and only women present in the village... I'm thinking the men were doing the logging. Although, in light of this hermits behavior, maybe the men were banished for the day to be on the safe side..?

The namaste shit shows some ignorance, but she still got put in a shitty situation, in my view at the time.

On another note, one series i was impressed by was some of Joanna Lumley's Silk Road Adventure.
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Re: I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by Mishmash » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:46 pm

As far as I am aware - monks are not allowed to touch ladies...and vice versa - I could be wrong.

Is he a real monk?

As @John Bingham says - who is this ho chi minh corpse?

Is putting the central part of many Khmers lives (pagodas etc) in a bad light..
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Re: I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by Mishmash » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:50 pm

Splashback wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:44 pm
The series was reasonable and the scenery was tops. This part was uncomfortable and awkward as fuck. I would have thought the BBC would hold themselves to a higher standard and either stopped it happening or cut the scene.

She visited a minority village in the northeast that was under threat from illegal logging. There were sounds of chainsaws in the distance and only women present in the village... I'm thinking the men were doing the logging. Although, in light of this hermits behavior, maybe the men were banished for the day to be on the safe side..?

The namaste shit shows some ignorance, but she still got put in a shitty situation, in my view at the time.

On another note, one series i was impressed by was some of Joanna Lumley's Silk Road Adventure.
Do you have a link to the documentary bro?
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Re: I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by Splashback » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:16 pm

Mishmash wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:50 pm
Do you have a link to the documentary bro?
Not a good one. I just watched the monk scene again on a shitty YouTube link (Season 1, Ep 2). I take back most of what I said. No major problemo from the monk in my refreshed view, maybe a little senile and lonely. In fact, I remember now she was being a bit insensitive throughout. Still, good scenery ;-)
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Re: I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:33 am

Hey, it's all theatre and ego
remember she is talking at a literary festival.
Perfect story for that!
and the Namaste bullshit is the perfect touch because it makes her look the cool wise one.
She'll go far in the film world...
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Re: I was groped by a hermit monk

Post by fax » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:22 am

What does “j**s” and “a***” mean?
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