Too butch for Jim
Sometimes Hollyweirdos would be better off not making their personal thoughts, such as they are, public. The latest to come across as completely batshit is director James Cameron. While peddling his new opus, Avatar: The Way of Water to The Hollywood Reporter's Rebecca Keegan, he shared his thoughts on testosterone, of all things.
It may also be that his era of F-bomb-laden shouting matches with executives is behind him. “A lot of things I did earlier, I wouldn’t do — career-wise and just risks that you take as a wild, testosterone-poisoned young man,” he says, declining to specify further. “I always think of [testosterone] as a toxin that you have to slowly work out of your system.”
Rebecca Keegan, Inside James Cameron’s Billion-Dollar Bet on ‘Avatar’, The Hollywood Reporter
Testosterone may underlie aggression, but it sounds more like he had an anger-management problem, which isn't the same thing at all. He certainly doesn't have the ripped physique of someone who's overburdened with anabolic hormone. Needless to say, the response to his comments on social media has ranged from hysterical claims of an attack on masculinity, to ridiculing him into oblivion as a wannabe-beta male.
But, in labelling testosterone as poisonous, perhaps he was also reflecting on his fourth ex-wife, Linda