Anthony Joshua speaks on how he raises his son Joseph.
Anthony Joshua is currently the cause of a twitter debate over comments he made during an interview. The British-Nigerian World Heavyweight Boxer, when asked whether he’s a strict dad, had the below to say.
”I don’t think I’m that strict with Joseph, I don’t know why. But with my niece I’m strict. I think it is because she is older, but also he’s a boy – he’s going to be a man’s man, he’ll want to spread his wings, be a Jack-the-lad, build his character. But I am sure there are things I will be strict about. But with my niece, there is none of that Jack-the-lad nonsense for her! My view is you have to be a good woman, respectful, one day you will be someone’s wife, you have to learn family morals… what it is to be a good woman”.
His response didn’t go down well with some feminists who immediately began to rant about how misogynistic he is. They claim he is one of those guys who prevent girls from becoming what they want to become by restricting them to ending up as someone’s wife. However, some guys came to his defense by stating that there’s nothing wrong in teaching your niece how to become a good family woman. Reactions below.
@dimmaumeh… Anthony Joshua has gone and opened his mouth, he should have just closed it Nigerian man, with all his exposure, in 2018, confidently saying that he would raise his son to be whoever he wants to be but his niece to be somebody’s wife
@sparklingoracle… So “Anthony Joshua” talks about how he intends to handle his own family. Not yours or mine but his. And someone, somewhere is pretending to be offended. If and when you do get your family, please do it your way. For now, focus on getting your PVC.
@afroVIII… How Anthony Joshua can look at his niece, not as a child but as someone who is going to be a “wife” is really bemusing. Girls are hardly ever allowed to be. This isn’t just about him, it’s about everyone who shares this shitty, reductive view of little girls.
@newscantell… Anthony Joshua wants his niece to be a respectable n good wife but some ladies got triggered by it. When did it become bad to teach ur niece family morals? What’s wrong with this generation? Anthony Joshua wants to raise an alpha woman but y’all trolling him. Olorun gba wa o
@oyintaarenk… I think Anthony Joshua doesn’t want his niece to end up being a bitter and frustrated woman hiding behind feminism. Simple.
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