Mattingly Conversation Reveals Immaturity of Gaming Community

Mattingly: “Let me know if you need a penis for anything in the neae [near] future.”

Female Developer: “If you do get interested in press coverage for them let me know because I know people there and I can point you in the right direction.”

The disconnect between these comments is stunning, and LeBlanc is dead wrong when she says the woman “has to” play like a sexual advance didn’t happen. If a man on Facebook said something sexually inappropriate to my wife, my sister, or my mother, none of those self-respecting women would stand for it the first time, much less after subsequent remarks. Not all women are meek and mild creatures who are compelled to let men disrespect them again and again on the Internet.

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AceofStaves1665d ago

I certainly wouldn't tolerate it. I'd come back with something like, "Why, when I could just buy something more satisfying?"

I wasn't raised to tolerate crap from anyone, male or female, online or offline. It's a shame that some women feel they have to put up with stuff like that, but she comes off better in that exchange. The guy just looks like a douchepaddle.

SlapHappyJesus1665d ago

I have a lot of respect for Josh and his work. This was very poor judgement on his part.