Charles Waterstreet will air his views on sexual harrassment on the ABC’s Q&A show.
Charles Waterstreet will air his views on sexual harrassment on the ABC’s Q&A show.

‘Rake’ barrister on #MeToo panel

CONTROVERSIAL Sydney barrister Charles Waterstreet is set to air his views on the #MeToo anti-sexual harassment movement on ABC's Q&A.;

Waterstreet will join the panel on next Monday's show, alongside actress Rachel Griffiths, Gender studies Professor Catherine Lumby and lawyer Josh Bornstein.

The topic will be "Where to for #MeToo in 2018?".

Charles Waterstreet has denied allegations of sexual harassment.
Charles Waterstreet has denied allegations of sexual harassment.

Waterstreet has himself been accused of sexual harassment and making inapppropriate coments to a young female paralegal.

The high-profile barrister has vehemently denied the allegations.

The appointment of the barrister, who inspired the hit TV series Rake about a fictitious lecherous lawyer, has raised eyebrows on Twitter.

But it will no doubt fire up some serious debate on Q&A's first episode of 2018, which will be hosted by Virginia Trioli.

The Q&A episode will air on February 8.


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