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Old 07-30-18, 07:14 PM   #76
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Old 08-02-18, 02:59 PM   #77
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If this was Uwe Boll... ya'll would not be defending Rape and pedo jokes from 10 years ago.
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Old 08-02-18, 03:41 PM   #78
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If this was Uwe Boll... ya'll would not be defending Rape and pedo jokes from 10 years ago.
If he had already apologized for them and they'd only been dug up as a "gotcha" from a bunch of shitty conservative assholes then yes, I probably would.
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Old 08-02-18, 04:47 PM   #79
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A Variety link in The Meg thread had me clicking on another Variety article that pretty much puts this to bed...he is not being re-hired, and perhaps at least 1 of the powers that be at Disney were honestly not aware of the severity of these tweets.

One of these days conservative hit jobs are going to blow back on them, but for now Cernovich continues to get a pass for being a douche nozzle.
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Old 08-02-18, 07:16 PM   #80
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Well Cernovich is an unapologetic rapist. Speaks volumes for his crowd of acquaintances and supporters.
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Old 08-03-18, 07:46 AM   #81
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The Cernovich attack on celebrities has opened the flood gates on alt-right wing assholes to start grasping straws and accuse people online who they don't like of shit they are taking out of context or simply making a big deal about nothing. For example:

Right-wing websites target New York Times' new writer over what they call 'anti-white' tweets

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/righ...222033710.html

Disney's decision to penalize someone so quickly and cave in to the alt-right wing agenda set a bad precedent as other companies and people who these assholes don't like are going to be targeted with bullshit and false overreactions just so the company hurt their employees.
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Old 08-03-18, 11:45 AM   #82
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Just fucking ban social media.

Except DVDTalk.
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Old 08-03-18, 12:18 PM   #83
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Just fucking ban social media.

Except DVDTalk.
Strong agreement.
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Old 08-03-18, 12:22 PM   #84
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Just fucking ban social media.

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Social media is great as long as you're not a dick about using it. That holds true with anything.
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Old 08-03-18, 12:33 PM   #85
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I think that social media has exposed the fact that there are far more dicks out there in the world than we originally thought.
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Old 08-03-18, 12:47 PM   #86
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I think that social media has exposed the fact that there are far more dicks out there in the world than we originally thought.
Well that's certainly true. The election did the same.
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Old 08-03-18, 12:48 PM   #87
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I like how the stars of the film all signed since his absence will effect them the most. I'd like to hear from all the women who work behind the scenes on the movie.
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Old 08-03-18, 01:35 PM   #88
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I like how the stars of the film all signed since his absence will effect them the most. I'd like to hear from all the women who work behind the scenes on the movie.
None of them are stupid enough to speak out against Disney.
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Old 08-03-18, 02:24 PM   #89
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They all will still show up on the set even with Gunn gone.

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Old 08-03-18, 02:25 PM   #90
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For sure. I see this more of a "don't blame us if the movie sucks. We wanted Gunn back."
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Old 08-03-18, 03:44 PM   #91
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Social media is great as long as you're not a dick about using it. That holds true with anything.
It has given a loud voice to all of society's degenerates. Dangerous people. People like me. /iamverybadass
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I think that social media has exposed the fact that there are far more dicks out there in the world than we originally thought.
Walking into Walmart (any Walmart) did it for me about a decade ago
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Old 08-03-18, 08:28 PM   #94
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The Cernovich attack on celebrities has opened the flood gates on alt-right wing assholes to start grasping straws and accuse people online who they don't like of shit they are taking out of context or simply making a big deal about nothing.
Wait, so Tom Hanks isn't a pedophile?
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Old 08-03-18, 10:14 PM   #95
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Look at this fake Christian lying sack of shit
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Old 08-10-18, 02:05 AM   #96
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What Gunn wrote was discussing and there was ZERO excuse for it. True, his posting started 10 years ago, but he kept on writing the despicable posts for 4 years...ending in 2012.

Right about the time he was in discussion with Disney about directing GotG, he stopped.

He now (in 2012) says he is sorry and wrong, but it took him 4 years to figure it out???

What he wrote about kids and woman was TERRIBLE and morally wrong.

These evil statements were NOT jokes, even Gunn now says that.

If I wrote the same junk about African-Americans...I should and would be fired.
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Old 08-10-18, 05:20 AM   #97
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These evil statements were NOT jokes, even Gunn now says that.
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Good luck with that.

Maybe they "weren't jokes", in the sense that they weren't funny.
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Old 08-10-18, 09:51 PM   #99
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These evil statements were NOT jokes, even Gunn now says that.
He said they were unfunny. He never said he meant them or that they weren't jokes.

Is it difficult sitting on that high horse AND having a stick up your ass?
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So the right wing assholes trying to "catch" James Gunn are now accusing him of having a "Pedo Party" years ago where he was dressed as a priest and girls were dressed as school girls/had cute dresses. Of course none of this is true and the photos they "uncovered" were from a Halloween party.


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