Jordan Peterson got emotional during an interview on British broadcaster The Piers Morgan’s Show.
“I want to ask you straight away, filmmaker Olivia Wilde has a new movie coming out and she says it’s based on you. The “hero” incels are these weirdo and loners. A mean man in many ways,” Morgan said in Tuesday’s episode. Piers Morgan: Uncensored. “Are you? Are you an intelligent hero to these people?”
Peterson took a beat before responding. People have been following me for so long because I’ve been talking to disgruntled young men. The psychologist paused, visually reeling, then added, “Did you think marginalized people should speak up?”
“People have been following me for so long… did you think marginalized people should speak up?”
Jordan Peterson begins to cry: @piersmorgan ask him what he thinks about the director @Olivia Wilde Don’t Worry Darling.#morgan peterson pic.twitter.com/BlvS76rL6r
— Uncensored Piers Morgan (@PiersUncensored) September 27, 2022
Morgan noted that the question upset Peterson, to whom Peterson replied:
“God, you know, it’s very hard to comprehend how demoralized people are, and certainly many young men fall into that category. What does that mean? It’s like, well, these men don’t know how to make themselves attractive to women. Women are very picky. It’s your gift, man. Demand high standards from your men. fair enough. But all these men who are alienated are lonely, don’t know what to do, and everyone is kind of piling up abuse. ”
The host followed up on his question, suggesting to Peterson that Wilde’s comment “stung.”
“Oh, by then it was kind of low-level as far as criticism was concerned,” Peterson replied. While referring to the Captain America comic book villain, Peterson said, “When I was portrayed as the Red Skull, you know, as a magical super-Nazi, it was kind of the end of the insult. There’s no place beyond that.” There is no.
Peterson concluded, “It’s really interesting to see how many people are dying all the time because they didn’t have a word of encouragement.
“[T]His buddy, Jordan Peterson, says he’s a former professor, author, and suit-wearing person who justifies certain aspects of their movement, and they take this seriously. I feel like it’s a real philosophy that should be taken,” Wilde reportedly told Jake Gyllenhaal. in Interview Magazine. Wilde’s new movie villain, don’t worry darlinga figure reportedly inspired by Peterson, is portrayed by Star Trek‘s Chris Pine, Rolling Stone reported.
Earlier this year, conservative media outlet The Daily Wire signed a multi-year deal with Peterson to stream Peterson’s podcasts and the professor’s other videos exclusively on DailyWire+, Peterson’s video-on-demand service. Announced to host original content.
The Daily Wire co-CEO Jeremy Bolling said: “The addition of Dr. Jordan Peterson, a prominent public intellectual of our time, should demonstrate exactly how serious we are about bringing quality counterculture voices to the fore. is.”