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THERE is something very wrong with Bert Newton's misjudged 'gag' at the Logies about his old friend Graham Kennedy "mentoring" young talent behind locked dressing room doors.

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Sure, we know the year-old veteran entertainer lived in a very different era to present dayone where the MeToo movement would have been laughed out the door with a glint in the eye and a slap on the backside.

But the inference of Newton's one-liner was, of course, that his buddy - a famous and well established "Bert newton wife sexual dysfunction" on the Australian comedy circuit - was "mentoring" pretty young things in the hope of receiving sexual favours, safely concealed under the guise of "helping them with their career" while others turned a blind eye.

He was a great mentor, he mentored a lot of young people.

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You knew if you went to his dressing room [and] it was locked, he will be inside doing some mentoring," Newton said, an eyebrow raised as the Logies audience gasped. This storyline is starting to sound familiar. Do you want a side of Quaaludes with that?

Just a day later, AFL legend Barry Hall outraged Triple M listeners for telling a highly offensive "joke" about a former teammate's pregnant wife.

For those who have been living under a rock, the conversation inside the radio studio turned to a common medical procedure known as a membrane sweep and Hall piped up with a vulgar comment where he insinuated the doctor acted in a sexually inappropriate manner.

But these two examples beg the question - considering the global conversation about sexual misconduct this past year, how could either of these family men have possibly thought these joke were funny?

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Newton's joke was particularly disturbing. I am not suggesting he knew about or was involved in sexual misconduct.

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