Halle Berry, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Matthew Iglesias discussed on Ben Shapiro
And I'm not going to take crap from staffers who believe that opinions are threatening to safety. I'm not going to accuse of threatening someone safety for signing on to an Indian opinion about how council culture is generally bad. Emily Vander Wert says his signature on the letter makes me feel less safe box and believe slightly less in its stated goals of building more diverse and more thoughtful workplace on more practical level, the presence of man's tweets and his signature to a letter like this do make my job slightly more difficult. Today, do they, really, as it would be readers and sources too often acquaint my positions with heads. After all, he remains one of our most prominent staffers. I don't want match me reprimanded or fired or even ask to submit no apology during any of the above would only solidify in his own mind the idea that he's being martyred for his beliefs. But I do want to make clear that those beliefs cost him nothing. They're not particularly risky. They're not particularly sound even I'm used to hearing them from people who believe my own lived experiences pale in comparison to their own momentary social media discomfort. I'm sorry to find that among those voices at No point did Iglesias compare his experiences in life to this Emily, the underworld character? I mean, it's just It's amazing. It's amazing. So calling out Matthew Iglesias publicly he's Matthew was Bad enough to sign this letter. It will this this sort of pressure, which has bubbled up again. There is nothing in the letter is about trans people, not a single thing in letter. In fact, the letter basically says we're members of the left. We support. If you just read that letter in any objective way that you would come away with his they support All of the propaganda put forth by the trans movement. Generally, Jake a rally is on the letter because it doesn't make that explosive. But the whole thing is about social justice and equality. And we hate Trump and all of this, if you just read that letter without knowing any of the signatory There's no way you could possibly come away with the opinion of the people who wrote that letter. Do anything except support the idea that biological man become a woman writing that that just does not exist in the text of the letter, But what's hilarious is that they're the sweets that are going around things like one of the things you should think about in that letter. Are you responsible? Oh, the actions and opinions of people who are also signatories to the letter. But should we assume if you're mad, Iglesias, you now agree with J. K. Rowling on trans issues. Of course not. That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard in my entire life. Theresa the map you Iglesias is also a Cambodian genocide denier like Noam Chomsky like No. If I signed on to a letter with a bunch of other people, the text of the letter is what we have in common. What is it that it is nothing else. There is no way to impute any other agreements on any other issue other than the letter that we have commonly sign what in the world, But what is this result in it results in people starting to pull down their support. So one of the original signature raises a person. Jennifer Finney Boylan, who's a trans person A trick. I believe general. Correct. I believe that Jennifer, I'm gonna look it up just to make sure that Jennifer Finney Boylan writes for The New York Times and isn't back yet. Transgender activists professor at Barnard College of Columbia University. And this person put out a statement. Quote. I did not know who else had signed that letter. I thought I was endorsing a well meaning at big message against Internet shaming. I did know Chomsky signing that Woodward and I thought, Good company. First of all this demonstrates your perspective when you think that Noam Chomsky is good company Gloria Steinem is great company, but Jennifer Finney Boylan, the consequences are mind to their eye and so sorry and so sorry. So out of fear of being handled and being ostracised by trans rights community, a trans person I signed on the letter now has two now has to apologize. And then there's a person named Carrie Greenidge carry. Greenidge is one of the signatories and I believe is the melon, assistant professor in the Department of Studies of Racist Colonialism and Diaspora at Tufts University. I said, there's a person very much of left to carry. Greenidge signed the letter and then wrote in a tweet. I do not endorse this. Harper's letter. I'm in contact with Harper's about our attraction, so people are now walking the stuff back right. They have to walk it back because the blowback cancel culture isn't real And also you will be cancelled if you signed a letter saying the Cancel culture Israel Really well done, everyone. So how about his cancel culture? Cancel culture is so bad that we have no cancelled, acting and also research. These are a couple things that we have cancelled. But don't worry, it doesn't exist. And if you mention it exists, then you're a threat to somebody else's safety, your threats of somebody else's safety. So how do we just cancel acting we had in the past. What a couple of years Several high profile actresses who have been told that they're not allowed to play trans people. If you want to cast a trans person, the person has to be Trans. In other words, Let's say that you want to play a trans man, which means a biological woman who believes that that she is a male What do you want to play that? And you're a biological woman, which seems like it checks most of the marks for playing a biological woman like last night checked playing a biological woman believes she is a man that was like you should be able to play that your biological woman correct like just putting it out there. That's like saying you have Ah, black person who believes in particular cause of your black person should able to play that person. Even if you don't necessarily believe in that political cause. It's called acting guys, But here you can fulfil the physical criteria. Right and because again by large woman playing biological woman, so apparently not. We had a couple of situations in the recent past, in which this has not been the case, just pointing out from Hollywood's perspective if you are Not a trans person, and you play a trans person in any generation win an Oscar or re release nominated for one right. Jared leader won an Oscar like a couple of years ago for Dallas Buyers Club playing a trans person and I believe Eddie Redmayne was nominated for an Oscar for playing a trans person a couple of years ago so that it's pretty much gold ticket to Oscar time. But not anymore. Not anymore. Now it's all stopped. Scarlett Johansson you'll recall about a year ago, was supposed to play a trans person. In a movie those I think called rub and tug or something, and the movie was canceled because Scarlett Johansson is in fact, a woman. A biological woman does not believe that she is a biological man, and therefore not trans. Halle Berry just went through the same thing to Halle Berry was about to be cast in a story about a trans man meaning a biological woman, and now she's pulled out of this. Here's the statement she released, But the full malice struggle session attached is the best acting frankly, that Halle Berry has done since Monster monsters Ball is right here in this statement first, I'm also gonna need an explanation on why Halle Berry was able to play in X Men character when she sees that she is, in fact, not a mutant. She actually is not a mutant. And yet she was playing a mutant who can shoot lightning from her from her fingertips, So I'm gonna need like an explanation as to the bigotry against lightning fingertips mutants anyway, Halle Berry says. Over the weekend. I had the opportunity to discuss my consideration of an upcoming role as a transgender man. I'd like to apologize for those remarks as assist general woman I know, understand. I should not have considered this role..