There was widespread speculation earlier this week that the reliably liberal writer and director Joss Whedon deleted his Twitter account after angry feminists complained about the treatment of the only female Avenger, “Black Widow,” in his latest film.

But that speculation was wrong. Turns out that Whedon just needed some “quiet” time:

Note: It was Whedon who called his critics “militant feminists” and “social justice warriors.” HAHAHAHAHAHA!

Fox News’ Andy Levy, for one, called it correctly from the start:

Exit question: This has to be quite embarrassing for feminists, no? Whedon is simultaneously mocking his critics and signaling that he won’t change.

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