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    Joshua Jackson Had The Perfect Response To People Who Criticized Jodie Turner-Smith For Proposing To Him

    "That's all you need to know."

    OK, so: Joshua Jackson recently revealed in an interview that his wife, actor Jodie Turner-Smith, proposed to him.

    Joshua Jackson has his arm around Jodie Turner Smith as they pose for a photo on the red carpet
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    Apparently, a few weirdos on the internet had a problem with that — and in a new interview with Refinery29, Jackson gave his personal response to the haters.

    "For anybody who is freaked out by a woman claiming her own space, shut the fuck up,” he said, before expressing disbelief at "the things people were leaving my wife on Instagram."

    "She did it. I said, ‘Yes.’ We’re happy. That’s it. That’s all you need to know.”

    Jackson went on to say that witnessing the harassment his wife received from the "racist and misogynist" internet was "a real education for me as a white man, truly."

    "The way people get in her comments and the ignorance and ugliness that comes her way is truly shocking. It has been a necessary, but an unpleasant education in just the way people relate to Black bodies in general, but Black female bodies in specific."

    Jackson and Turner-Smith walk down the street while wearing masks
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    "We have a long way to go."

    Jackson and Turner-Smith pose for a red carpet photo
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    Jackson shared more details on the proposal in question, too — but, like, you should head over to the article itself and get the full story there, so do that right now.

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