Megyn Kelly has criticized director Olivia Wilde for making Jordan Peterson a “demon” in her new film.
The former Fox News prime-time star responded to her podcast in a recent interview in which Wilde said she based it Chris Pine from “Don’t Worry Baby” On Peterson, Controversial Canadian Author and Psychiatrist.
“This guy Jordan Peterson is someone who legitimizes certain aspects of [the incel] The film’s director said he’s a former professor, he’s an author, and he wears a suit, so they feel this is a real philosophy that should be taken seriously.
Wilde, 38, described incels as “disenfranchised, mostly white men who believe they are entitled to have sex with women.”
Kelly responded during the podcast Thursday, saying, “They appeared in Olivia Wilde as some kind of demon, so screw it up!”
The former broadcaster said Peterson was “attacked” by Wilde after he spoke about his mental health struggles.
“In 2019, men made up 80% of all suicides in America,” said host of The Megyn Kelly Show.
“Studies also show that the majority of American men who die by suicide have no known history of mental health problems, because they don’t talk about it.”
Kelly continued, “And when they talk about them, and like Jordan Peterson, listen to Jordan Peterson, sign up for Jordan Peterson or someone else who talks about these issues, they get attacked.”
The Post has reached out to Wilde’s representatives for comment.
Wilde’s personal drama with his estranged fiancée Jason Sudeikis and his subsequent romance with singer Harry Styles gained as much publicity as the movie released last week.
Kelly continued to question Wilde’s feminist good intentions, noting her own experience “at the beginning of the #MeToo movement.”
In 2017, Kelly filed sexual harassment allegations against her former boss, Roger Ailes. Her story and that of other women in the network became the basis for a successful film, “Bombshell”, in which she portrayed Charlize Theron Kelly.
“I guess I can tell what of us were there in the beginning — and by the way, Olivia Wilde — you’re not one of them. Well, you weren’t there,” Kelly said, referring to the #MeToo movement.
“Everyone agrees” that men should not be allowed to provide “sexual favours in the office…a condition of advancement”, Kelly said.
According to Kelly, “Men agree and women agree.”
“It was never intended to humiliate men so much. That’s what people like her do.”
“And it has a serious negative effect.”
Peterson’s reaction to Wilde’s skepticism By breaking down in tears during an interview With British TV presenter Piers Morgan on Tuesday.
Morgan asked Peterson how he felt about Wilde’s reliance on Crazy.
“This madman, this false intellectual hero of society, including these eccentric, reclusive men who are in many ways vile. Is that you? Are you the intellectual hero of these people?” asked Morgan.
“Of course, why not. People have been following me for a long time because I was talking to young people, what a terrible thing I do,” replied Peterson.
It was at that stage Controversial commentator I broke down crying.
“I thought the marginalized were supposed to have a voice?” He said growing emotionally.
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