"This was a bad comment I made in poor taste during the height of the Bill Cosby headlines", Matthews told the publication "I realize that's no excuse. Precious waters?" As he waits for the water, he says, "Where's that Bill Cosby pill I brought with me?". "I realize that's no excuse".
Throughout the years, he has also called her "witchy", "anti-male" and "uppity", while referring to her laugh as a "cackle".
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Matthews asks, "Can I have some of the queen's waters? I deeply regret it and I'm sorry".
He wondered aloud in 2005 if the military would "take the orders" from a female commander in chief, like Clinton, Jezebel reported.
He apologized in 2008 after he said that Clinton became a USA senator and a leading presidential candidate only because "her husband messed around".
MSNBC recently admitted that Matthews had settled with a former producer who accused him of sexual harassment. A rep from the network disputed that figure claiming the former employee was paid much less as part of a severance agreement, but didn't specify the amount. Based on people who were involved in the matter, the network concluded that the comments were inappropriate and juvenile but were not meant to be taken as propositions.