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(Gens request, not trolling)
He's pretty sensitive to Twitter shit though, think he follows me actually, I should call him out.
If this #backlash is just cause he's a knobhead or something then this thread is defunct and can be closed, deleted and set on fire. Thanks.
he just tweets alllll the time and is often very sensitive and it gets a bit annoying (his last book was a personal memoir about depression and suicide so I don't want to put the boot in).
but i find it hilarious when cunts post on twitter telling other folk to stop talking about stuff NOW!
is that not ever Twitter row deserves column inches (even only virtual ones) in a national newspaper.
Dunno, sounds like he opened a can of worms then got upset and defensive about it. Maybe the first bit of his book should be about how to man up and just accept you can't please everyone without letting yourself come across as a bit of pointless moaner.
should have included a winky face after it. I presumed it was too obvious an allusion. :)
seeing as part of his proposal is about why terms like man up have a negative effect on our discourse and culture.
There are several dozen species in this genus.
Anything else you need help with?
on all sides of the argument
then promptly had a massive crybaby fit and set his 75k followers on some of the women who criticised him.
he may also have described himself as "crucified", if you have any concerns about his sense of perspective
Cheers fidders, close this down :)
or possibly the way he phrased the book got flack. That's fine, though, assuming it wasn't threats to kill him or something. Opinions, etc.
Makes xylo look like he has a rhinoceros hide.
apparently have something of a reputation for the old rizla skin, yes
but it's always a difficult conversation to involve yourself with, there are plenty of TERF's etc who will be against anyone other than a certain group having a voice on these issues.
It is worth noting that the argument about mansplaning feminism could be a real risk for him though and something to avoid, it's a tricky tightrope and there are a lot of ways to be an ally without writing a book, which you will profit out of.
fuck off apostrophe cunt
Haig, whose comments were supported on Twitter by writers including Sophie Hannah, Frank Cottrell Boyce and Kamila Shamsie, said he had “abandoned the idea of the book”, but he now feels “the Twitter reaction shows it needs to be written”, and would go ahead with it if he finds a publisher.
now feels he might have sufficient publicity to find a publisher for his planned book.
Of course he should be literally crucified.
Makes me feel like his intentions are insincere.
And yeah with his crying to boot, he doesn't seem very credible. Waste of time for everyone.
Always business with that guy.
(Alright, his tweets do look a bit mansplainy).