A 2010 clip of Gordon Ramsay sexually harassing Sofia Vergara is going viral.

It's been about one full year since men discovered women were people.

Since then, major improvements have been made to the way men are expected to treat women both in the workplace and in their personal lives. It also means that people in the public eye are having to confront past behavior that would never fly today.

The latest display of shameless sexism comes from celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. While Ramsay became famous for his brazen personality and unchecked anger, a 2010 interview with Jay Leno and Sofía Vergara went too far.


The clip, which resurfaced on Twitter, shows Vergara shouting in Spanish that Ramsay is disrespecting her while swatting Ramsay's persistent hands away from her body.

In the full video, Leno piles on by asking Vergara how much weight she gained, drools over a photo of her in a bikini, criticizes the female director of his show, and does a whole lot of nothing to remedy Vergara's discomfort. While she tries her best to play along and laugh with all of it, it's clear this isn't the way she would like to be interviewed.

The full clip can be seen here and the interview begins at 1:30.

Note that Ramsay takes absolutely no time to mention Vergara in the bedroom before commenting on how she would "knock herself out" running.

This isn't the first time Ramsay has had to apologize for being degrading to women. A year before the Vergara interview, he insulated Tracy Grimshaw, an Australian TV reporter.

While at a food fair, he showed the audience a photo of a naked woman with a pig's face and said it was a photo of Grimshaw.

"I'd just like to take this opportunity to apologize for my stupid comments," Ramsay told the Nine Network. "I'm mortified that the whole thing has gone this far, my apologies.

Here's how people reacted to the resurfaced clip.

Sofía, you're a class act. Gordon, we all hope you've grown up in the last nine years.

This article is an updated version of a previously published post from our partners at Someecards by Kimberly Dinaro.

Simon & Garfunkel's song "Bridge Over Troubled Water" has been covered by more than 50 different musical artists, from Aretha Franklin to Elvis Presley to Willie Nelson. It's a timeless classic that taps into the universal struggle of feeling down and the comfort of having someone to lift us up. It's beloved for its soothing melody and cathartic lyrics, and after a year of pandemic challenges, it's perhaps more poignant now than ever.

A few years a go, American singer-songwriter Yebba Smith shared a solo a capella version of a part of "Bridge Over Troubled Water," in which she just casually sits and sings it on a bed. It's an impressive rendition on its own, highlighting Yebba's soulful, effortless voice.

But British singer Jacob Collier recently added his own layered harmony tracks to it, taking the performance to a whole other level.

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Since March of 2020, over 29 million Americans have been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to the CDC. Over 540,000 have died in the United States as this unprecedented pandemic has swept the globe. And yet, by the end of 2020, it looked like science was winning: vaccines had been developed.

In celebration of the power of science we spoke to three people: an individual, a medical provider, and a vaccine scientist about how vaccines have impacted them throughout their lives. Here are their answers:

John Scully, 79, resident of Florida

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When John Scully was born, America was in the midst of an epidemic: tens of thousands of children in the United States were falling ill with paralytic poliomyelitis — otherwise known as polio, a disease that attacks the central nervous system and often leaves its victims partially or fully paralyzed.

"As kids, we were all afraid of getting polio," he says, "because if you got polio, you could end up in the dreaded iron lung and we were all terrified of those." Iron lungs were respirators that enclosed most of a person's body; people with severe cases often would end up in these respirators as they fought for their lives.

John remembers going to see matinee showings of cowboy movies on Saturdays and, before the movie, shorts would run. "Usually they showed the news," he says, "but I just remember seeing this one clip warning us about polio and it just showed all these kids in iron lungs." If kids survived the iron lung, they'd often come back to school on crutches, in leg braces, or in wheelchairs.

"We all tried to be really careful in the summer — or, as we called it back then, 'polio season,''" John says. This was because every year around Memorial Day, major outbreaks would begin to emerge and they'd spike sometime around August. People weren't really sure how the disease spread at the time, but many believed it traveled through the water. There was no cure — and every child was susceptible to getting sick with it.

"We couldn't swim in hot weather," he remembers, "and the municipal outdoor pool would close down in August."

Then, in 1954 clinical trials began for Dr. Jonas Salk's vaccine against polio and within a year, his vaccine was announced safe. "I got that vaccine at school," John says. Within two years, U.S. polio cases had dropped 85-95 percent — even before a second vaccine was developed by Dr. Albert Sabin in the 1960s. "I remember how much better things got after the vaccines came out. They changed everything," John says.

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