We've got another update in the ongoing saga of James Cameron's bizarre vendetta against the movie Wonder Woman.
Director Patty Jenkins was interviewed by Variety today, and she responded with class in the face of Cameron's repeated attacks.
"I actually was not upset at all," Jenkins said of her reaction to Cameron's comments. "Everybody is entitled to their own opinion. But if you're going to debate something in a public way, I have to reply that I think it's incorrect."
Cameron trashed Wonder Woman back in August, calling praise for the movie "self-congratulatory back-patting," and saying that the film was "a step backwards" from Cameron's own work in the Terminator franchise. "She was strong, she was troubled, she was a terrible mother, and she earned the respect of the audience through pure grit," Cameron said of Sarah Connor in his own film.
Jenkins soon fired back, saying that Cameron's "inability to understand what Wonder Woman is, or stands for, to women all over the world is unsurprising as, though he is a great filmmaker, he is not a woman."
But Cameron doubled down in September, saying of star Gal Gadot, "she was Miss Israel, and she was wearing a kind of bustier costume that was very form-fitting. She's absolutely drop-dead gorgeous. To me, that's not breaking ground." Cameron then went on to praise his own work once again, saying Sarah Connor is better than Wonder Woman because "there was nothing sexual about her character."
This prompted a response from original television Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter. Carter told "poor soul" Cameron to "stop dissing" Wonder Woman.
"Perhaps you do not understand the character," Carter wrote in a Facebook post. "I most certainly do. Like all women–we are more than the sum of our parts. Your thuggish jabs at a brilliant director, Patty Jenkins, are ill advised."
As the conflict now stretches into a third month with Jenkins' interview, when asked, the director said that Cameron has still not reached out to apologize.
Maybe in October?