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Bret Easton Ellis is on the defensive amid criticism over his tweet about Kathryn Bigelow, whom he said "would be considered a mildly interesting filmmaker if she was a man but since she's a very hot woman she's really overrated." Fueling Internet outrage, with Ellen Barkin knocking Ellis as a "shit writer," the outspoken author and Twitter troublemaker continues to stand by his statement, unleashing several tweets Friday morning. "I still believe that if The Hurt Locker had been directed by a man it would not have won the Oscar for best director," he wrote, following up

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