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Joss Whedon Explains Why He Left Twitter

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 22:26


Following the weekend debut of Avengers 2, Josh Whedon closed his Twitter account and said good-bye to his 1.14 million followers.

And then the rumors and speculation began to fly.

Apparently one theory had it Whedon left due to the liberaly feminists who weren't happy with Black Widow's depiction in Avengers 2.

However, Whedon tells BuzzFeed that's a bunch of BS.

“That is horseshit. Believe me, I have been attacked by militant feminists since I got on Twitter. That’s something I’m used to. Every breed of feminism is attacking every other breed, and every subsection of liberalism is always busy attacking another subsection of liberalism, because god forbid they should all band together and actually fight for the cause."

Whedon goes on to explain why he chose to leave.

 “I just thought, Wait a minute, if I’m going to start writing again, I have to go to the quiet place. And this is the least quiet place I’ve ever been in my life. … It’s like taking the bar exam at Coachella. It’s like, Um, I really need to concentrate on this! Guys! Can you all just… I have to… It’s super important for my law!”

Whedon does say he would consider going back to Twitter at some point, but the article states the more Whedon talked about it the less likely it seemed.

“I’m sure I’d consider it at some point. It’s a lot of fun. I had a great time.”