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That’s high praise from one of the best comedy actors of the past four decades. Though many of the commenters on his post are bewildered about why Aykroyd is so positive about the all-female reboot, he hasn’t been shy in the past about voicing his support for the movie.
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Perhaps Aykroyd’s Facebook post will quell some of the negativity that inspired McCarthy to say, “All those comments—’You’re ruining my childhood!’ I mean, really. Four women doing any movie on earth will destroy your childhood? I have a visual of those people not … having friends, so they’re just sitting there and spewing hate into this fake world of the internet. I just hope they find a friend.”
Josh Katzowitz is a staff writer at the Daily Dot specializing in YouTube and boxing. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. A longtime sports writer, he's covered the NFL for CBSSports.com and boxing for Forbes. His work has been noted twice in the Best American Sports Writing book series.