Noted Social Justice Warrior and Avengers: Age of Ultron auteur Joss Whedon has quit Twitter after the Internet Outrage Mob turned its wrath on him for his portrayal of a female character in the film.
Whedon, known for tossing around accusations of sexism, found the tables turned on him this weekend with the blockbuster release of the latest Avengers movie. Third Wave feminists objected to the portrayal of the Black Widow character, played by Scarlett Johansson. Apparently, Whedon’s script included what the perpetually outraged considered a “rape joke” and compared childless women to “monsters.”
Outrage fetishists were predictably outraged.
— Annie Compton (@FailFleet) May 4, 2015
Thank goodness people are now realizing how misogynist and racist Joss Whedon is.
— Amber Ying (@diabola) May 4, 2015
Not entirely sure where the accusations of “racism” are coming from, but, hey, pile them on. Let’s not allow any possible ism to go by thrown.
Following closely on the heels of all this delicious blue-on-blue hatred, portly pepperpot Patton Oswalt somehow found a way to blame it all on the Tea Party.
Yep. There is a "Tea Party" equivalent of progressivism/liberalism. And they just chased Joss Whedon off Twitter. Good job, guys. Ugh.
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) May 4, 2015