Quack philosopher Jordan Peterson is back at it again – and this time, he’s paired up with fellow controversial figure, Piers Morgan. 

In the mind-frying one-hour interview, which discussed everything from the royals to gender identity, the pair discussed comments made by Olivia Wilde in regards to her (extremely messy for many other reasons) film, Don’t Worry, Darling, and the fact that the character played by Chris Pine was based on Peterson.

In case you missed it, the drama between Peterson and Wilde began after she spoke to Interview Magazine earlier this month, where she said, “We based that character on this insane man, Jordan Peterson, who is this pseudo-intellectual hero to the incel community,” she said.

“They’re basically disenfranchised, mostly white men, who believe they are entitled to sex from women.

“And they believe that society has now robbed them – that the idea of feminism is working against nature, and that we must be put back into the correct place.”

Wilde later added: “This guy Jordan Peterson is someone that legitimises certain aspects of their movement because he’s a former professor, he’s an author, he wears a suit, so they feel like this is a real philosophy that should be taken seriously.”

Of course, Peterson didn’t take kindly to the comments and addressed Wilde’s scathing words with Piers.

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In the interview, Piers began: “I want to ask you this quickly, the film director Olivia Wilde, there is a new movie out, she said it is based on you … Is that you? Are you the intellectual hero to these people?”

Jordan began: “Sure, why not. People have been after me for a long time because I have been speaking to young men, what a terrible thing to do.”

It was then that the controversial commentator broke down in tears.

“I thought the marginalised were supposed to have a voice?,” he said, visibly emotional.

“God, you know. It’s very difficult to understand how demoralised people are, and certainly many young men are in that category,” Peterson exclaimed.

“And you get these casual insults, these ‘incels’ – what does it mean? It’s like these men, they don’t know how to make themselves attractive to women – who are very picky and good for them.

“Women, like, be picky. That’s your gift, man. Demand high standards from your man. Fair enough. But all these men who are alienated it’s like, they’re lonesome and they don’t know what to do and everyone piles abuse on them.”

Asked by Morgan if Wilde’s comments “stung” him, Peterson replied, “Oh, by that time, as far as critique goes, that was kind of low level.

“I mean, once I got painted as ‘Red Skull’, you know, a magical super Nazi, that was kind of the end of the insults.

“There’s no place past that. So, when Olivia Wilde made those comments, the first thing I did was go look at the preview for a movie, which I quite liked. I thought, ‘I would go see that movie probably’. And perhaps I will. It didn’t really bother me.”

He then insisted that he’s talking it all in his stride, adding that he told his family, “I said, ‘I hope that you know that if I had to be played by someone, I think Chris [Pine]… is a very good-looking man.

“So that seems alright, you know, and then I said something like, ‘I hope he gets my fashion style choice right when he plays me,’ and it was a joke. All that was a joke.”

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