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Henry Cavill has come forward and apologised for the comment he made in an interview with GQ Autralia Magazine.

Cavill released a statement to CNN, saying, "Having seen the reaction to an article in particular about my feelings on dating and the #metoo movement, I just wanted to apologize for any confusion and misunderstanding that this may have created."

"Insensitivity was absolutely not my intention," he said, adding, "In light of this I would just like to clarify and confirm to all that I have always and will continue to hold women in the highest of regard, no matter the type of relationship whether it be friendship, professional, or a significant other."

He further said, "Never would I intend to disrespect in any way, shape or form. This experience has taught me a valuable lesson as to the context and the nuance of editorial liberties. I look forward to clarifying my position in the future towards a subject that it so vitally important and in which I wholeheartedly support."

In an interview with GQ Magazine, Cavill said that he is old-fashioned and thinks that women should be wooed and chased. He confessed to be nervous about the #MeToo movement.

However, Cavill's remarks didn't go well with people on Twitter who later criticised the 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' star.

In the same interview, Cavill also said, "I don't want to go up and talk to her (woman) because I'm going to be called a rapist or something."

The actor will be seen next in 'Mission Impossible: Fallout' along with Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Angela Bassett.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 20:35 IST
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