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What a Creep: Mario Batali (Celebrity Chef & Major Creep)

What a Creep

Release Date: 06/19/2020

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Mario Batali


Mario Batali is one of the most celebrated chefs of the 21st Century. During his career, he has hosted multiple television shows, authored several bestselling cookbooks, opened Michelin-rated restaurants, was friends with celebrities, was named as GQ Man of the Year in 1999, and won the James Beard Award.

He even made an appearance on The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horrors!”

Batali is also known as a world-class woman-abusing Creep who has been accused of multiple accounts of sexual assault and harassment. Here is his story. 

Sources for this episode include:

Eater.com (Irene Plagianos)

NY Eater.com Dec 11, 2017 (Irene Plagianos)

Grub Street  (Chris Crowley)

Time magazine (Jamie Duchmare)

Creep Sheet

Esquire 2010

Los Angeles Times (Samantha Masunaga, Jonathan Gold, Amy Scattergood)

CNBC.com (Amelia Lucas)

D-Listed  (Alison)

New York Times May 2018 (Kim Severson)

Hollywood Reporter (Abid Raman)

Scary Mommy (Julie Scagell)

The Cut (Lisa Ryan)

New York Times 2017 (Julia Moskin & Kim Severson)

Mario Batali Wikipedia

"Mashed" video

"60 Minutes" Mario Batali full episode

Bill Buford Heat: An Amateur’s Adventure’s as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta Maker and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany

HuffPost (Joe Satran)

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