Amy Schumer has responded to the sexual misconduct allegations against Aziz Ansari, calling his behavior "not acceptable."

“I don’t think anyone wants to see Aziz’s career ruined or his life ruined or anything like that, but that’s where people’s minds go,” Schumer said on The Katie Couric Podcast.

“He’s been my friend and I really feel for the woman,” she explained. “I identify with all the women in these situations. Even if it’s my friend, I don’t go, ‘Oh, but he’s a good guy.’ I think, ‘What would it feel like to have been her?’”

“There are so many other kinds of sexual misconduct,” the comedian continued. “We’ve all — every woman I know, every woman in this room — we’ve all had these experiences. And in this current climate, it brings these things up and you go, ‘God, none of that was OK.’”

“If you have a doctor that makes you uncomfortable, or you get a massage, or you have a date with someone and they coerce you in a situation like the Aziz one, I don’t think there’s any sort of criminal charge, but I think that it’s good for everybody to learn that that behavior’s not acceptable,” Schumer finished. “It’s not a crime, but it’s not cool. And it can still really mess with a woman.”

Listen to the full interview on The Katie Couric Podcast here.

If you believe you have been sexually harassed or sexually assaulted, there are resources to help you.

Donate Rape Crisis here (UK) or RAINN here (U.S.).

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