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“Dear Rebel Wilson: this is not how you apologise when you’re wrong”

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  • Piers Morgan's attack on Daniel Craig's baby papoose was pathetic – but it is symptomatic of a world that still polices what it means to be a man.
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    Piers Morgan embodies a culture that still uses ‘masculinity’ to shame men

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    “Can we all just shut the f**k up about Meghan Markle’s womb?”

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