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Damon Lindelof responds to Star Trek Into Darkness 'underwear scene' criticism

Star Trek Into Darkness co-writer Damon Lindelof has taken to Twitter to respond to the misogyny claims that have surrounded the now infamous underwear scene.

Featuring prominently in the trailer, the scene - in which Kirk gawps at Alice Eve’s Carol Marcus as she’s changing into her bomb disposal gear - has drawn criticism for for being gratuitous, or even sexist.

Writer Lindelof responded on Twitter with a series of even-handed comments:

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Star Trek Into Darkness is currently in cinemas worldwide.

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