Marvel fans are up in arms, and it’s for a good reason. Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner were on the promotions tour for Avengers: Age of Ultron when a reporter from Digital Spy asked them about “shipping” within the franchise, or “support of a romantic pairing between two characters in a fictional series,” particularly with Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow character.
“She’s a slut,” Jeremy Renner said immediately, and Evans burst into hysterics.
“I was gonna say something along that line,” he laughed. “She’s a complete whore.” Renner would also scoff at Black Widow’s prosthetic leg, hinting at its undesirability.
Let the fan battle begin. More
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Marvel took a page out of Apple’s marketing playbook today by holding a “Marvel Event,” where the company announced all the movies they’ll be releasing from now until the end of 2019. Spoiler alert: There’s a lot of sequels. More