He’s admitted to having ‘traditional’ views about how women and men should behave.
But I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!’s Anthony Mundine took things a step further on Monday night during a conversation with Real Housewives of Melbourne star Jackie Gillies.
After Jackie revealed her father had once said ‘no man would ever tell her what to do,’ Anthony suggested that men do have a right to tell women what clothes to wear if they chose ‘something inappropriate’.
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‘If they see t**ties and a**e they’re going to lust over it’: Anthony Mundine reveals he wouldn’t let his wife wear a SKIRT because it’s ‘unlawful’… and fans are not impressed
And ‘inappropriate’ in the 42-year-old boxer’s eyes is a ‘skirt and top’ combination.
Jackie, dumbfounded by his remarks, questioned why a woman wasn’t allowed to express herself through fashion.
‘Men see some t**ties and some a**e… then they’re going to lust over that. They’re going to look at that,’ Anthony said.
Say what?! Jackie, dumbfounded by the omission, questioned why a woman wasn’t allowed to express herself
Excuse me, Mundine? She pushed him further, asking whether his wife would be allowed to wear a nice pair of heels and a dress
Jackie pushed him further, asking whether his wife would be allowed to wear a nice pair of heels and a dress.
The dress, as it turns out, would be okay – but her skirt would have to be at least knee length.
‘Everything in society that the Creator has made unlawful, the West are making lawful,’ he added.
Yikes! Fans called out Mundine’s comments for being arrogant and ‘sexist’
Later, Jackie said: ‘Look, Anthony Mundine and I have, I think, quite a funny relationship. It’s quite love/hate.
‘I like to challenge him on his beliefs but I would also like to understand where he’s coming from.’
Twitter erupted into a frenzy over Anthony’s comments, as viewers branded him a sexist making excuses for violent men.
‘Say it with me now: Stop blaming women for men assaulting them. We have a right to wear a f****** skirt,’ one person tweeted.
‘F*** off Mundine, what an a**e,’ another added.
The world was not impressed… Twitter erupted into a frenzy of fury over the comments, suggesting Anthony had no right to make such ‘sexist’ comments