A Note About TJ Miller's "Bomb Threat"

[Content Note: Bomb threat; harassment; toxic masculinity; assault.]

You may have seen headlines over the past 24 hours or so that actor TJ Miller has been arrested by the FBI and charged with calling in a fake bomb threat.

That's technically accurate, but:

Essentially, he swatted her, except that he used the bomb squad instead of a SWAT team.

It is a highly relevant detail that Miller didn't just randomly call in a bomb threat, but instead targeted a specific woman for retribution, especially as he has previously been accused of sexually assaulting and punching a woman.

Something worth noting when the inevitable excuses about drinking to excess are made. Alcohol doesn't make someone a violent misogynist.

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