Joss Whedon, who reportedly cheated on his wife, joins feminist discussion on the problematic word ‘nubile’

Posted at 8:13 pm on December 21, 2018 by Greg P.

Feminists are discussing the problematic word “nubile” over on Twitter right now. According to the New Yorker’s Emily Nussbaum, it’s the “worst word”:

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Others, however, came up with problematic words of their own. For Jill Filipovic, it’s “panties”:

Or maybe it’s “suckle” that’s the really bad one:

Twitchy favorite Patricia Heaton has some thoughts as well:

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Men can get in on this, too. Gabriel Sherman thinks “moist” is bad:

But maybe some men should sit this one out. Here’s Joss Whedon, whose wife reportedly divorced him over his serial infidelity and fake feminism, on the original word in the thread:

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In Hollywood, it’s ok to cheat on your wife with “young” and “sexually attractive” women “of marriageable age,” but whatever you do, DO NOT CALL THEM “NUBILE” BECAUSE THAT WOULD BE “CREEPY.”

Nailed it again, Hollywood. Never. Change.

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