007: The name’s Lynch. Lashana Lynch.

A piece published on the website of Justice for Men & Boys (and the women who love them), the political party of which I’m the chairman, in July 2019:

Come in 007: British star Lashana Lynch walks in when the James Bond spy number is called

Mail caption: Come in 007: British star Lashana Lynch walks in when the James Bond spy number is called

Our thanks to Paul for this. An extract:

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, [J4MB: A feminist, what are the chances?] who wrote the BBC comedy Fleabag and the female-led thriller Killing Eve, was recruited to ensure the 57-year-old franchise moved with the times. She said: ‘There’s been a lot of talk about whether or not Bond is relevant now because of who he is and the way he treats women.

‘I think that’s b******s. I think he’s absolutely relevant now. [The franchise] has just got to grow. It has just got to evolve, and the important thing is that the film treats the women properly. He doesn’t have to. He needs to be true to his character.’

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