Guardians Of The Galaxy Director James Gunn Defends Joss Whedon After Twitter Exit — And Has A Request For Fans
We don't know the exact reason Avengers Age Of Ultron director Joss Whedon deleted his Twitter account on Monday.
But one prevailing theory seems to be it's because of critics — not the ones who say superhero movies are a fad, but rather the ones that threaten violence.
Whether they think the movie was lame or that Joss is somehow a sexist all of a sudden, some "fans" were tweeting some pretty hateful stuff at the writer-director.
Well, James Gunn didn't take kindly to hearing that his fellow Marvel filmmaker was being harassed like this — or that Whedon's fans were hitting back!
In a long Facebook post, the Guardians Of The Galaxy director tried to promote a little compassion, writing: