James Bond is the world’s most iconic movie spy. Men want to be like him. He is handsome. He’s a super-fighter. He is smooth with the ladies (or is he?). There are a lot of things about James Bond that have been considered heroic…until now. When looking back at the James Bond movies, it’s easy to see that this beloved hero is nothing more than a villain who brutally assaults and takes advantage of women, blows up his enemies, or leaves them to die in the desert.
James Bond did a lot of terrible things, some are more horrible than others. And yet, this superspy remains a role model for dozens of people. If you still think of James Bond as a badass guy who saves the world, I highly recommend you reevaluate your priorities. But meanwhile let’s have a look at some of the cringiest things James Bond has done so far…
He is forcing himself on women
James Bond movies are full of sexism and violence towards women. He treats women like things. There are several scenes in movies where he uses women as human shields to save his ass. And don’t even get me started on forcing women to sleep with him. Any sexual scene in James Bond movies starts with poor women trying to push Bond away when he makes a move on them. Eventually they all give in as Bond simply overpowers them.
James Bond doesn’t care for his girlfriends. He easily disposes them when he loses interest or the ladies just simply outlive their usefulness. In the movies, Bond is portrayed as a ladies’ man but in fact he is just a cheater and abuser.