Posts Tagged With: when jokes aren’t funny

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April 23, 2015

The problem with slut jokes

You might have seen that Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner during a press junket responded to a question about Black Widow’s romantic interests in Age of Ultron (not saying who, SPOILERS, but it was brought up to them because in prior films it seemed like her interests were aimed at Captain America and Hawkeye) and both men joked that she’s a slut, a whore, and she has a fake leg (which painted people with prosthetics as being something unattractive). And people on the internet immediately said that wasn’t cool. So why do people care? Black Widow’s just a fictional character,…