Slavoj Žižek speaks out after a group of anti-authoritarian communists called the Deterritorial Support Grouppppp slandered him by spreading false rumors that he and Lady Gaga were dating — news that was picked up by The New York Post and other publications.
Speaking to the Guardian this weekend, Žižek said, “But fuck it, let’s speak frankly, no bullshit, most of the left hates me even though I am supposed to be one of the world’s leading communist intellectuals.”
He concluded: “My mistake was that I should not have categorically denied a relationship to the press. I should have said ‘no comment’, leaving a gap for the obscene possibility that I am her lover.”
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