Controversial psychologist Jordan Peterson defends recent tweets and is a plus size, even after facing a big backlash against his remarks. I was ashamed of the Sports Illustrated model.
Converted from a Canadian doctor to YouTuberquoted the storyfrom a post about the debut of Sports Illustrated cover model Yuminu on May 16th, saying, "Sorry. No. It's not beautiful. And authoritarian forgiveness doesn't change that. "
A few hours later, he announced his departure from the popular social media app in criticism.
Peterson in an email toTelegraphon Thursday claimed that the tweet was "not a mistake, not a reason to leave Twitter."
"The use of the model that was not exercising (remember: SPORTS Illustrated) is economically and in relation to the model itself (she participates in her own exploitation). It was (although) operational, "he wrote.
"Beauty is ideal. Almost all of us haven't reached it. I'm not going to sacrifice it to forge compassion. Limits. And certainly. Not ideal for athletic beauty. "
His account is He remained active, but at the age of 60 he said he told his staff to keep him away from social media.
"I told the staff to change their passwords to escape the temptation and start again," he added in an interview with the publication. "If I have something to say, I write an article or make a video. If the problem isn't important enough to justify it, it's probably best to let it go."
However, the pause was short-lived.
Conservative news agency The Daily Wire Thursday and Peterson signed a podcast dealafter attackingtransgender actorElliot Page with her "sin" , Stopped from Twitter this week.
ScreenshotPosted onlineshows a tweet from a former professor at the University of Toronto. "Remember that pride was a sin? And Elliot Page just had her breasts removed by a detective doctor."
Twitter said Peterson "in hatred." "On the other hand," he claimed to have broken the rules of the platform.
In an interview with The Telegraph, Peterson argued that people perceive their characteristics in opposite genders, but that doesn't mean they are "in the wrong body." ..
"Therefore, the idea of liquidity and overlapping gender personalities is true," he said. "Not true means that you are in the wrong body, which is not true at all."