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‘Batman v Superman’ Villain Jesse Eisenberg Compares Comic-Con to ‘Some Kind of Genocide’

”I can’t think of anything that’s equivalent,“ says actor and poor chooser of words

Jesse Eisenberg is apparently taking this villain thing seriously.

Eisenberg, who plays baddie Lex Luthor in the upcoming superhero film “Batman v Superman,” attended this year’s Comic-Con to promote the film. Apparently he didn’t particularly enjoy the experience, and made that much known with a very unfortunate comparison, according to the Associated Press.

“It is like being screamed at by thousands of people. I don’t know what the experience is throughout history, probably some kind of genocide,” Eisenberg offered. “I can’t think of anything that’s equivalent.”

Per Merriam-Webster, the definition of “genocide” is not “being screamed at by thousands of people,” but rather “the deliberate killing of people who belong to a particular racial, political, or cultural group.” Thus making Eisenberg’s choice of words not particularly appropriate. On a level that would probably make Lex Luthor step back and say, “Dude, that’s just wrong.”

While he was offering his strong opinions, Eisenberg — who plays journalist David Lipsky opposite Jason Segel’s David Foster Wallace in “The End of the Tour” — offered his thoughts on journalists, calling them “pariahs.”

“Yes I have never been on the other side, on your side of journalism. I have normally been the victim so I worked with the guy who I play, I play a real person, David Lipsky,”Eisenberg offered. “I interviewed him. He taught me how to interview and what his process is like and now I understand the pariahs that you guys are.”

Watch Eisenberg shove his foot in his mouth faster than a speeding bullet in the video.