Bret Easton Ellis
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Professional troll Bret Easton Ellis has grown weary of baiting gay people and defending socialites who make anti-gay remarks. If he wants to keep making headlines — and he does, he really does — he’s going to have to target an even larger swath of the population. Like, say, women.

The controversial author tried this new tactic on his Twitter page last night, lobbing an insult at Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow weeks before her latest film, Zero Dark Thirty, opens in theaters.

He knows what he’s talking about, guys — after all, this is the man who wrote the upcoming Lindsay Lohan vehicle The Canyons.

Bigelow hasn’t responded to Ellis’s comment, probably because she’s been too busy racking up awards to maintain a Twitter profile of her own.

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