— ABC Q&A (@QandA) July 11, 2016
Their clash has been covered nationwide in the days since, and Price continues to defend his assertions that Badham calling him out was just another example of a woman taking a silly little thing called overt sexism too seriously.
“I don’t need to make judgements about whether it’s a man or a woman. If that’s the way the person’s acting, I’ll call it out every time. I don’t need to change my behaviour in that area.”
“I honestly pray for your death every day.”“She needs a hole drilled in her ass so she can be carried around like a bowling ball.”“With a mouth like that, I’m surprised she hasn’t been a victim of DV herself.”
“It’s actually a really good illustration of what the questioner was talking about: how we normalise attitudes towards women, and how important it is that cultural leaders like people in the media show deference and respect to the disadvantage of women that does manifest in the cultural experience of discrimination and disrespect… that ferments the kind of attitudes that normalise violence against women.”