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Bret Easton Ellis defended his belief that Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow is "overrated" because she's "hot." In fact, he says, she won the Academy Award because she's a woman. "I still believe that if 'The Hurt Locker' had been directed by a man it would not have won the Oscar for best director," the "American Psycho" writer tweeted. But that's not all: Apparently, he also believes that "The Hurt Locker," with its plot about a bomb squad in Iraq, suffered from a "female tone." In another late-night barrage of tweets, Ellis lashed back at »

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