Stan Lee Weighs In On The Bisexual Spider-Man Controversy

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stan lee bannerA few weeks ago, Andrew Garfield made an offhand comment about making Spider-Man bisexual and having Michael B. Jordan portray Mary Jane (or Marty Jane as I’ve dubbed him). Garfield has since clarified that his comments were just raising a philosophical question and was a joke but not really a joke. Regardless of Garfield‘s original intent, the comment has sparked a big debate over whether or not a movie should change a well established character that much. Well this weekend at Fandomfest, Stan Lee was asked about the actor’s comments.

The 90-year old Spider-Man creator was caught off guard with the question. Lee misheard the inquiry and stated that he loves Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man and would have had him in the first three movies if he would have volunteered at the time. When Lee‘s panel assistant explained to him what the real question was, the comic book legend backtracked a little and got a worked up slightly. You can see his full response to the gender-bender question below (via ComicBook by way of CBR). Lee said at one point in his big response that he would make some calls. What do you think about Lee‘s comments? What do you think about Garfield‘s offhand statement becoming such a hotly debated item?

 


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Source : CBR