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    Jordan Peterson Reacts To Olivia Wilde Calling Him An ‘Insane Man’ Who Is ‘Hero’ To Incels

    Since the start of production, ‘Don’t Worry Darlings’ has encountered a number of problems, including the departure of Shia LaBoeuf, who was later replaced by Harry Styles in his role, and rumors of a dispute between Olivia Wilde and her lead actor, Florence Pugh. Now, the revelation by Wilde that the villain of her movie is based on Jordan Peterson has stirred a new controversy. 

    The movie, which makes its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on September 5, tells the tale of a 1950s couple, played by Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, whose idyllic lives are turned upside down when Pugh’s character Alice learns her husband’s dark secret after one of the neighborhood housewives goes missing. 

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    Olivia Wilde Took Inspiration From Jordan Peterson For Chris Pine’s Character

    Olivia Wilde
    Olivia Wilde

    In a recent interview with Interview Magazine, Wilde discussed the source of inspiration for Pine’s role with her friend and fellow actor Maggie Gyllenhaal. “We based that character on this insane man, Jordan Peterson, who is this pseudo-intellectual hero to the incel community,” according to Wilde. She further explained the incels as a community of “disenfranchised, mostly white men, who believe they are entitled to sex from women. They believe that society has now robbed them – that the idea of feminism is working against nature, and that we must be put back into the correct place,” Wilde added. 

    According to Rotten Tomatoes, Chris Pine, 42, plays a CEO named Frank who works on a top-secret project known as the Victory Project. “But this guy Jordan Peterson is someone that legitimizes certain aspects of their movement because he’s a former professor, he’s an author, he wears a suit, so they feel like this is a real philosophy that should be taken seriously.” Olivia had more to say about Peterson. In preparation for the movie, Wilde told Variety in August that she looked into 4chan and the disenfranchised world of white dudes on the internet. “I have a sick fascination with cults,” Wilde admitted.

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    Jordan Peterson Responds To Being The Inspiration Behind Olivia Wilde’s Villain 

    Jordan Peterson
    Jordan Peterson

    Peterson responded to Wilde over the weekend, saying: “Now, [Pine] has a reputation as quite an attractive man… so that could be worse. I also hope that Chris Pine at least does the sartorial splendor of my very formal public wardrobe justice as he pillories me in the latest bit of propaganda disseminated by the woke, self-righteous bores and bullies who now dominate Hollywood, and who insist that the production of such tripe,” as reported by the Canadian news outlet National Post. 

    In the late 2010s, Peterson started to stir up significant controversy for expressing a variety of views on gender, political correctness, feminism, and white privilege. Peterson also appeals to disillusioned young males in particular. His new best-selling book, ‘12 Rules for Life‘, is explicitly positioned as a self-help manual, and he speaks passionately of the impact his work has had on anxious, lost young men. He has become a lifestyle guru for men and boys who feel disenfranchised by a world where white male privilege is under attack. 

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    Kavya Khangarot
    Kavya Khangarot
    Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Psychology, Kavya has a fondness for all things fluffy and feel-good. Whenever she is not making inappropriate Freudian jokes she can be found in the kitchen baking diabetes-inducing desserts or curled up in a corner with Pride and Prejudice.

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