TV and Movies·Posted on Apr 22, 2015There's A Weird, Old-Timey Rape Joke In "Avengers: Age Of Ultron"Ew.by Alison WillmoreBuzzFeed News Film CriticFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Back in October, Marvel released this Avengers: Age of Ultron clip of the Avengers competing to see who can lift Thor's hammer. View this video on YouTube youtube.com Before Tony Stark gives it a try, he makes sure he'll get to rule Asgard if he succeeds. "I will be fair but firmly cruel," he vows. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Marvel Studios In the extended version of the same scene, released last week, we see the moment as it plays out in the movie. View this video on YouTube youtube.com This time, instead of saying he'll be "firmly cruel," Stark jokes that as ruler of Asgard, "I will be reinstituting prima nocta." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Marvel Studios "Prima nocta" is the historical (and probably mostly symbolic) right of a lord to insist on sex with any bride under his rule on her wedding night. It played a major part in Braveheart. View this video on YouTube Paramount Pictures Avengers: Age of Ultron is written and directed by Joss Whedon, an acclaimed creator of strong female characters and vocal supporter of gender equality. View this video on YouTube youtube.com But Whedon also likes fiddling around with antiquated language — like Loki's infamous line to the Black Widow in The Avengers. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Marvel Studios So, no thanks for the old-timey rape joke, Iron Man. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Marvel Studios Bruce Banner's bit is better, anyway. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Marvel Studios BuzzFeed News has reached out to Disney for comment. Avengers: Age of Ultron hits U.S. theaters on May 1.