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If you’re mad at Gillette’s toxic masculinity ad, maybe you’re the problem

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18.01.2019

Why are some men so afraid of the new Gillette #MeToo commercial? That’s the only explanation, right? The razor company has a new commercial that takes its decades-old slogan, “The best a man can get,” and turns it on its ear. The ad, which depicts bullying, sexual harassment and more – toxic masculinity, in other words – asks, “Is this the best a man can get?”

And a lot of men have taken to social media to lash out at Gillette and the commercial – just for reference, on YouTube, the spot has garnered 289,000 likes and a whopping 683,000 dislikes.

Why? It doesn’t take a sociologist or a psychologist to recognize a lot of guilt and fear masquerading as anger.

Piers Morgan, the TV personality never above digging in on an iffy position if it means attention, tweeted, “I’ve used @Gillette razors my entire adult life but this absurd virtue-signaling PC guff may drive me away to a company less eager to fuel the current pathetic global assault on masculinity. Let boys be damn boys. Let men be damn men.”

Let Piers be Piers, more like. You wonder if he’s........

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