Paul Walter Hauser had an epic online melee Monday night, threatening to break people’s arms as he blatantly talked about culling culture before completely deleting his Twitter account. me.
The Cobra Kai The actor’s vortex was sparked by a New York Times went viral in which prominent film critics of Manohla Dargis and AO Scott listed who they believe should be nominated for this year’s Oscars.
Their predictions include a number of international titles and films directed by women, including Drive my car by Japanese director Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Rebecca Hall’s Pass, and Souvenirs Part II by British filmmaker Joanna Hogg.
But the 35-year-old actor was unimpressed, lamenting the critics’ pick in a series of tweets that have since been deleted and allegedly went so far as to call the list “psychic.” .
Hauser’s main complaint seems to be that the projections include too many international films and female directors, while leaving out more mainstream films like King Richard and Licorice Pizza.
When fans started challenging Hauser for his bad actions – which were seen as deviant and xenophobic – he doubled down, accusing people of trying to unseat him and threatening to break his arm. their.
“Twitter needs to shut that damn thing or say it to me in public and see how cool it feels to wipe their ass with a broken arm,” he wrote, adding that he He believes his “valid criticism” did not work out that he “has a problem with women or foreigners.”
Although some tried to talk Hauser off the ledge, tried to reason with Cruella actor and says he’s “better than this,” Hauser has none of that, replies, “No, no, I don’t.”
“And so you know, actors like me get their movies canceled for this kind of silly and unproven bullshit because the Twitter gang has nothing else to do,” he added. “They misinterpreted five words and turned it into a story. I will continue to put people in their place and save my hideout.”
“Losing my career, affecting me/my family/my friends/my charity/my son’s life versus the arm of someone unnecessarily caused my downfall, ” he wrote in another tweet. “Dude, you have NO idea what the hell you’re talking about.”
Then, in one final tantrum, Hauser deleted his Twitter account.
The Daily Beast has reached out to Hauser for comment.