Outspoken actor Kevin Sorbo has taken aim at Timothée Chalamet and other stars he feels aren’t “manly” enough in a recent film. article in which he called on filmmakers to “make Hollywood man up again.”
Perhaps best known for his role as Hercules in several television films and a multi-season series in the 1990s, Sorbo has recently been featured in a number of faith-based projects, including God’s Not Dead and Left Behind: Rise of the Antichrist.
Sorbo, who he claimed that attempts to deal with toxic masculinity in American culture are an attack on masculinity itself, also recently stated that his canceled by Hollywood because you are a Christian.
In his article, Sorbo argued that “bold, confident, confident women” are too often sidelined by “passive men” in film and television.
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“Today’s society seriously misunderstands masculinity. On the one hand, we like to normalize androgynous men like Billy Porter who wear skirts and full dresses,” Sorbo wrote. Using Dune star Timothée Chalamet as an example, Sorbo noted that GQ’s Best Dressed Man of 2019 “often wears clothes that, well… let’s just say your grandfather wouldn’t be found dead in Chalamet’s clothes.”
However, Sorbo said that “making fun of ‘betas’ like Dylan Mulvaney and Chalamet” is not enough to address the “crisis of masculinity.”
“To go out and conquer the world, a man must first conquer himself,” wrote Sorbo. “Unfortunately, today men are often defeated instead. We have been enslaved by alcohol, drugs, video games, pornography and other entertainment.”
Sorbo continued to argue that if men became victims of their own “base desires” then feminist culture would win. You’re exactly the kind of weakling they (think) they want you to be.”
“In fact, America needs warriors today; defenders; responsible and devoted fathers… We need men who will raise their children, protect their homes, provide for their families and serve selflessly,” Sorbo wrote, arguing that these are the men “Hollywood refuses to portray.”
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“It’s time for the entertainment capital of the world to reintroduce good men: men who love their wives and children, protect them, fight for what’s right and stand up for the powerless,” Sorbo said. “Men who, above all, have overcome their own selfish desires and are free to put others first.”