Sexist Remarks on Black Widow By Chris Evans And Jeremy Renner Has Enraged Marvel Fans

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Hollywood superstars Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner are adored widely for their roles as Captain America and Hawkeye in the MCU.

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However, the two sparked controversy and angered Marvel fans after derogatory comments on Black Widow.

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In an interview with Digital Spy, they were asked about Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, and her pairing with other male members of MCU.
Responding, Renner said: “She is a slut.” Evans continues: “Complete slut.”

Immediately Twitter users and fans were up in arms against the two: “Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner joking about Natasha being an [expletive] made us cringe.”

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Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans at Oscars 2017
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Responding to the backlash, Evans soon apologized, “Yesterday, we were asked about rumors that Black Widow wants to be associated with both Hawkeye and Captain America. We answered in a very juvenile and offensive way that rightfully has angered some fans. I regret it and sincerely apologize.”

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Renner, too declared an apology, saying: “I am sorry if this tasteless joke about a fictional character offended anyone. It was not meant to be serious in any way. Just poking fun during an exhausting and tedious press tour.”

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