During a Q&A portion, a little boy asked Garfied where Spider-Man got his costume.
"He made it," Garfield replied. "He made it with his bare hands. He sewed it, he took some sewing classes and some needlework. It’s kind of a feminine thing to do, he made a very masculine costume out of a very feminine [task]."
The message here, though subtle, is troubling: “Don’t worry, kids. Spidey did a girly thing, but it was just to make a costume. He can still be a macho superhero!”
This gender-stereotyping did not escape Stone, however, who quickly pressed Garfield to explain: “It’s feminine how?”
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