Kevin Sorbo, best known for playing Hercules on TV in the 1990s, has hit out at the lack of ‘manly’ men in the film and TV industry today.
The 65-year-old American actor and producer also made his name as part of the American science fiction TV series Andromeda, which ran between 2000 and 2005.
Sorbo, who last month claimed he was pushed out of Hollywood because of his conservative views, has now written a new essay about the ‘masculinity crisis’.
Taking aim at actors and performers Timothée Chalamet and Billy Porter, Sorbo compared them to his portrayal of a muscle-bound Greek god.
She said, ‘It doesn’t really matter what end of the spectrum of masculinity you fall on – if you’re a victim of your own base desires, feminist culture has won.’
He further said, ‘You are exactly the kind of stubborn man they (think) you want you to be. Today society seriously misunderstands masculinity.
‘We like to normalize androgynous, Billy Porter-type men (in skirts). Chalamet wears clothes your grandfather wouldn’t be caught dead in.’
‘Wherever we look, courageous, confident, self-assured women outcompete passive men who quietly fade into the background,’ she wrote for Fox News.
Sorbo also focused on “fathers in particular” in TV and movies, claiming they have “become part of every Hollywood jab” in recent years.
He then went on to say that America needs more male warriors and protectors who put their families first, before calling on Hollywood to ‘re-masculinize’ him.
Speaking about her fashion choices, Billie said in 2021: ‘I feel like the fashion industry has accepted me because they have to. I created a conversation (about non-binary fashion).
Meanwhile, Timothy’s choice to go backless was praised by his fans on social media, with some calling him the ‘most special sexy man’.
This latest column comes after Sorbo suggested that the 2020 presidential election in the United States was marred by voter fraud against Donald Trump.
He said: ‘I’ve never seen people driving around with Biden flags, anyone want to explain how this guy who couldn’t fill a high school auditorium is currently leading?’
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