Is 'Supernatural' a 'gratuitously misogynistic' show? Misha Collins says it is

Is "Supernatural" a misogynistic show? Does it have to be?These questions may need to be thoroughly discussed, thanks to a series of semi-humorous answers given by Misha Collins (Castiel) at a New Jersey convention in May 2013. The actor had been asked about female characters on the show, and the audience may have heard more than they expected in response.It seems that the lack of much in the way of a female presence on "Supernatural" has bothered Collins. "I think that there are small ways in which the show is gratuitously misogynistic," Collins said as part of his answer. He later added, "It kind of makes me cringe sometimes," when he spoke of the situations and language that can sometimes surround women on the show.Of course, there are many who would argue -- as some in the room did -- that women have been a part of "Supernatural" since its beginnings. The character of Charlie...


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