Following Buzzfeed's news release, which the self-help guru has described as an "inaccurate, agenda-related version of the past," in which he is accused of "abusing" abuse victims and making "inappropriate sexual allegations" against women, this has been published 1980's video showing a young Tony Robbins using the N word to describe his attempts to help black viewers "gain control" over others by using an insulting word.
"The video shows a The young Robbins gave a presentation to a small crowd in the 1980s and described an" intense "encounter with a predominantly" militant black "audience at a previous event," Buzzfeed reports Invite them to submit their "experiences" with Robbins, who made critical comments on the #MeToo movement last year. "The self-help trainer said after the spectators challenged him why he used only" white examples "in his teachings, he told a man that he would never be free if he did not stop insults related & # 39; "
" As long as someone calls you a **** and gets that kind of response I've just seen, where you're ready to explode and what you did, that person becomes given absolute control over you, "he told the audience, he said. "You have no control in your life, you are still a slave." Then he said he had asked the audience to sing with him, "I'm a jerk, you're a jerk, a jerk." The attempt was successful, the young Robbins said, and the audience eventually mocked the term "honky" and said, "Black, white, I do not care", and both black and white spectators hugged each other. The audience in the video "gasped, laughed and clapped" as he described the exchange, as Buzzfeed noted.
Robbins lawyer responded to Buzzfeed's report: "The presentation was positive and was accepted in the context in which it took place: a passionate discussion about racism and how to rise above it," reports the outlet. "The suggestion that Mr. Robbins is somehow racist or insensitive to the African-American community is absurd and false, and one of Mr. Robbins' event partners has been an African American for over 25 years." Last week, Buzzfeed reported allegations that his years of investigation into Robbin's "abusive victims abused and exposed his followers to unorthodox and potentially dangerous techniques" and allegedly made "inappropriate sexual advances" against former female fans and employees.
"A year-long investigation of Buzzfeed News, based on leaked records, internal documents, and dozens of interviews with fans and insiders, shows how Robbins abused abuse victims and exposed his followers to unorthodox and potentially dangerous techniques ̵
On Friday, Robbins responded to Buzzfeed's post. "I was the target of a year-long investigation by Buzzfeed, but unfortunately your organization has made it clear to my team that you intend to publish an inaccurate, agenda-based version of the past that is full of untruths." Robbins wrote. "It's supposed to lower me personally, my family, my life's work, and the efforts of millions of people around the world who have been traveling with me over the last 40 years or so."
Sure, while my open classroom therapy methods are not for everyone and I'm still an imperfect human being on my best day, I've never behaved in a reckless, irresponsible or malicious manner, underpinned by false, unfounded and incendiary methods He was alleged by Buzzfeed storytellers, "he wrote.
Robbins' legal representation has threatened legal action that they say will" have devastating effects on the financial situation of Buzzfeed and its investors ".
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