Benedict Cumberbatch has claimed ‘we need to fix the behaviour of men’ as he called for the end of toxic masculinity.
The Sherlock star made the comments while advertising his latest film, Power of the Dog, an adaptation of a novel by Thomas Savage.
Cumberbatch plays charismatic rancher Phil Burbank – who inspires fear and awe in those around him – and used a promotional interview to explain the importance of exploring such topics.
He told Sky News: ‘We need to fix the behaviour of men. You have to kind of lift the lid on the engine a little bit.
‘I think it’s ever relevant, and in a world that’s questioning and ripping into and finally pointing out the inadequacies of the status quo and the patriarchy, it’s even more important.
‘You get this sort of rebellion aspect, this denial, this sort of childish defensive position of ‘not all men are bad’. No, we just have to shut up and listen.
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Source: Daily Mail