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The uncomfortable moment Tony Robbins tore apart the #MeToo movement at a motivational talk.

Tony Robbins apparently doesn’t believe in the #MeToo movement.

Speaking at one of his seminars in San Jose, California, Robbins told the crowd the movement was just about a bunch of angry women using it “like a drug” to get “significance”.

“If you use the #MeToo movement to try and get significance and certainty by attacking and destroying someone else, you haven’t grown an ounce,” he said.

The 58-year-old then said women are using the movement to make themselves “feel good”.

It doesn’t end there.

A woman named Nanine McCool, who is a sexual assault survivor, stood up and confronted the almost seven-foot tall Robbins.

Nanine McCool stood up to Tony Robbins. Post continues.

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McCool told the self-help guru she believed he was “misunderstanding the #MeToo movement”.

Robbins then walked over to McCool and began to push her backwards while saying, “You’re telling me the more I push, the more I am going to be safe?”.

“You’re a leader and an influential man,” McCool replied, with the microphone still in her hand.

“And you are doing a disservice, in my opinion, to the #MeToo movement.”

The author and motivational speaker then launched into a story about a “very famous, very powerful” client of his, who feels like he can’t hire attractive women anymore as a result of the #MeToo movement.

Before the video was made public, Robbins people allegedly reached out to Tarana Burke, the creator of the #MeToo movement, in an attempt to do some damage control. But Burke wasn’t having any of it.

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Since the video has been released many people have spoken out against Robbins on Twitter.

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