Mea culpa time.
A couple of weeks ago, Avengers stars Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans were the topic of that day’s social media outrage. Renner had jokingly called Black Widow, a character played by Scarlett Johansson, a “slut”, in response to a reporter asking about Black Widow hooking up with the Hulk when fans had previously ‘shipped her with Renner's Hawkeye and Evans' Captain America. Chris Evans laughed and replied that she was “a complete whore."
I publicly rolled my eyes at the social media outrage on Twitter, and asked everyone to stop playing to ugly and untrue stereotypes about feminists being humorless.
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