Kerri-Anne Kennerley deals with parliamentary scandals over sexual misconduct in Canberra

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Kerri-Anne Kennerley addresses parliamentary sexual misconduct scandals in Canberra – saying ‘most men are’ fantastic ‘and’ willing to help ‘

Kerri-Anne Kennerley has addressed the parliamentary sexual misconduct scandals that have rocked Canberra in recent weeks.

The TV veteran, 67, recounted Confidential to the Daily Telegraph in a recent interview that men are generally not at fault when it comes to sexual assaults against women.

‘Most [men] are actually fantastic. They want to help, they see the rationale (behind inclusive discussions), ‘said the former Studio 10 host. “There is only a small percentage of people who clearly have problems in their lives.”

We weigh in: Kerri-Anne Kennerley (pictured), 67, spoke about the parliamentary sexual misconduct scandals in Canberra in a recent interview with The Daily Telegraph's Confidential - saying that 'most men are actually fantastic' and 'want to help'

We weigh in: Kerri-Anne Kennerley (pictured), 67, spoke about the parliamentary sexual misconduct scandals in Canberra in a recent interview with The Daily Telegraph’s Confidential – saying that ‘most men are actually fantastic’ and ‘want to help’

Kerri-Anne previously told Daily Mail Australia that she wants to see ‘just as many men marching side by side’ with women at court rallies, as sexual harassment is a ‘social issue’ that affects everyone.

“I think I want to see the next march that just as many men march side by side with women, because it’s not a matter of sexual harassment of women,” she said.

“It’s a bullying issue, it’s a social issue.”

Viewed: ‘Most [men] are actually fantastic. They want to help, they see the reasoning, ”said the former Studio 10 host. “There is only a small percentage of people who clearly have problems in their lives.” Pictured at the Hamilton premiere in Sydney last month

“I think it’s important for people to stand side by side to say that this behavior – whoever it happens to – isn’t good enough,” added the media doyenne.

“Everyone has to participate.”

Last month, tens of thousands of people across the country took to the streets to protest sexual assaults against women following rape allegations that have turned the government upside down.

'Everyone must participate': Kerri-Anne previously told Daily Mail Australia she wants to 'see as many men marching side by side' with women in court rallies as sexual harassment is a 'social issue' that affects everyone

'Everyone must participate': Kerri-Anne previously told Daily Mail Australia she wants to 'see as many men marching side by side' with women in court rallies as sexual harassment is a 'social issue' that affects everyone

‘Everyone must participate’: Kerri-Anne previously told Daily Mail Australia she wants to ‘see as many men marching side by side’ with women in court rallies as sexual harassment is a ‘social issue’ that affects everyone

Protests: Last month, tens of thousands of people across the country took part in # March4Justice to protest sexual assaults against women in the wake of rape allegations that have turned the government upside down, with a major rally in Canberra

Protests: Last month, tens of thousands of people across the country took part in # March4Justice to protest sexual assaults against women in the wake of rape allegations that have turned the government upside down, with a major rally in Canberra

Protests: Last month, tens of thousands of people across the country took part in # March4Justice to protest sexual assaults against women in the wake of rape allegations that have turned the government upside down, with a major rally in Canberra

The # March4Justice rallies were held in more than 40 Australian cities and towns, with a major demonstration in Canberra, home to the nation’s parliament.

The crowd gathered outside Parliament House with placards holding up slogans such as “You’re not listening,” “How many victims do you know?” and ‘I Believe Her’.

It comes after Brittany Higgins, a Liberal Party political adviser, came forward with allegations that she had been raped in the parliament building in 2019 – saying she had been ‘silenced’ by party officials.

Speaking of which, it comes after Brittany Higgins (pictured in white), a Liberal Party political adviser, came forward with allegations that she had been raped in the parliament building in 2019 - saying she had been 'silenced' by party officials

Speaking of which, it comes after Brittany Higgins (pictured in white), a Liberal Party political adviser, came forward with allegations that she had been raped in the parliament building in 2019 - saying she had been 'silenced' by party officials

Speaking of which, it comes after Brittany Higgins (pictured in white), a Liberal Party political adviser, came forward with allegations that she had been raped in the parliament building in 2019 – saying she had been ‘silenced’ by party officials

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has come under fire after denying that he was aware of Ms. Higgins’s allegations at the time – despite several senior advisers being aware of them – and the way he has dealt with her allegations since then.

In response to mounting pressure, the prime minister unveiled his new cabinet after he was forced to make changes with two ministers on sick leave and the government was engulfed in scandals stemming from the treatment of women.

Attorney General Christian Porter and Secretary of Defense Linda Reynolds have both been stripped of their current portfolios and demoted – but remain in cabinet.

Faced with backlash: Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been intensively investigated after denying that he was aware of Ms. Higgins's allegations at the time - despite several senior advisers being aware - and the way he has dealt with her allegations since then.

Faced with backlash: Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been intensively investigated after denying that he was aware of Ms. Higgins's allegations at the time - despite several senior advisers being aware - and the way he has dealt with her allegations since then.

Faced with backlash: Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been intensively investigated after denying that he was aware of Ms. Higgins’s allegations at the time – despite several senior advisers being aware – and the way he has dealt with her allegations since then.

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