Monday, November 6th. A massive altercation occurred in the CNN Portuguese studios between Major General Agostino Costa and analyst Helena Ferro Gouveia.The quarrel continued in the canal corridors.
According to “Correio da Manhã”, Agostinho Costa reportedly described her as “ill-mannered, ignorant and ugly.” to Helena Ferro Gouveia, who responded by throwing a cup of water at the general.
now, Helena Ferro Gouveia came to justify the reaction and action on the social network X, formerly Twitter. “Being in public life and having your own opinion has huge costs, both as a woman and as a person I will never allow them to silence me, silence me, or put the burqa on women. “I silently endured a torrent of insults, never against my ideas or arguments, always against my personality and physical appearance.”
“There are days when it hurts, it hurts so much. And it hurts because I know the hours I work, and I read, and I study, and because I have a rote journey in a man’s world. Seeing my voice as “disqualified” or “reserved” because I am a woman is not an attempt to belittle just me but all women With the courage to express an opinion and express it. You haven’t heard a word from me here or anywhere about this man.. I maintained my stance and silence. He confirmed that I am also a human being.
“Am I proud to throw water at a misogynist? Not pride. But after hearing what I heard and having endured so much, I became a human being. He concluded by saying: “There are very difficult days.”
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