MP Says Female ‘Doctor Who’ & ‘Ghostbusters’ Drives Men To Commit Crime
26 Nov 2021
An MP has claimed that casting women in film and TV roles traditionally played by men had lead to boys looking at criminals as role models.
Conservative Party MP Nick Fletcher linked “female replacements” in tv series such as Doctor Who & the long talked potential of the next James Bond casting being a women, leaving young men to aspire to emulate characters like criminal gang boss Tommy Shelby from Peaky Blinders. injectable ivermectin for rabbits
The outburst came during a debate at Westminster Hall on International Men’s Day in the House of Commons. Fletcher took aim at the “tiny vocal minority” saying that masculinity needs to be “something that can be celebrated at times rather than be continually vilified”.
“There seems to be a call from a tiny, but very vocal, minority that every male character or good role model must have a female replacement,” Fletcher continued. brand name ivermectin “In recent years we have seen Doctor Who, Ghostbusters, Luke Skywalker, The Equaliser, all replaced by women.”
“Is there any wonder we are seeing so many young men committing crime?”
His comments came as such a shock Labour Party chair Anneliese Dodds she said she thought she had “misheard” him.
She assured her colleague that the reason a young boy would turn to a life of crime was “far more complex” than “who should be the next 007.”