Mark Ronson, a music producer and DJ, has playfully responded to Bill Maher’s criticism of the upcoming Barbie film. Maher had labeled the film as “preachy” and “man-hating.” Using a light-hearted tone on social media, Ronson defended the movie against Maher’s comments.
Bill Maher Criticizes ‘Barbie’ Film as Preachy and Man-Hating: A Closer Look
Bill Maher recently voiced his criticisms about the film “Barbie,” on the X platform.
“I was hoping it wouldn’t be preachy, man-hating, and a #ZombieLie – alas, it was all three. What is a Zombie Lie? Something that never was true, but certain people refuse to stop saying it; OR something that USED to be true but no longer is, but certain people pretend it’s still true. Barbie is this kind of #ZombieLie.”Bill Maher
Maher’s viewpoint aligns with other men, including right-wing commentator Ben Shapiro. who have opposed the film’s themes. Shapiro used his YouTube channel to air his views.
Mark Ronson Defends ‘Barbie’ Film Experience Amid Critique
Mark Ronson, who contributed to the film’s music, addressed criticism from Bill Maher and Ben Shapiro regarding the movie “Barbie” on X.
“We come to this place for magic. We come to AMC theaters to laugh, to cry, to care… and to furiously google ‘Mattel board configuration’ while others are trying to enjoy a magnificent comedy”Mark Ronson
In response to a user’s question, Ronson playfully coined the term “Benergy” as the opposite of “Kenergy.” He shared a screenshot of Shapiro’s YouTube video titled “Ben Shapiro DESTROYS Barbie for 43 minutes.”