Dax Shepard Hilariously Reacts After Tabloid Deems Him ‘Henpecked Husband’

Dax Shepard is making it clear that he has no time for sexism within the media.

Shepard, who has been married to fellow actor Kristen Bell since 2013, referred to as out Star Journal on Instagram over the weekend after the grocery store tabloid named him alongside Ben Affleck and Keith City as being amongst “Hollywood’s most henpecked husbands.”

For many who don’t know, “henpeck” is outlined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “to subject (one’s spouse or partner) to persistent nagging and domination.” It’s sometimes utilized in a sexist approach to describe a girl who topics her husband to “nagging” or intimidation.

“So excited and proud to share that I am apparently starring in a film called ‘Henpecked’ with Ben [Affleck] and Keith Urban,” Shepard wrote. “Have not read the script yet, but apparently it’s already been shot.”

“It appears I play ‘No Friends Guy,’ who is clearly second banana to Ben’s character ‘Assistant,’” Shepard continued. “Keith’s character ‘In By 10’ is potentially the hardest role in the film to play. He, like me, probably WANTS to be in by 10, but the fact that he’s been told he can’t stay out later makes him reflexively want to stay out until 11. This contradiction is fertile ground for a talented thespian. Can’t wait to see it!!!!”

The journal additionally named George Clooney and Chris Hemsworth to its listing of “henpecked” male stars.

As of Tuesday morning, Shepard’s submit had obtained greater than 345,000 likes. It had additionally drawn a flurry of feedback from a few of his well-known friends, together with these on the receiving finish of comparable commentary about their relationships.

“I just dropped out,” John Stamos wrote. “You must have gotten my role. You’ll have to grow your hair longer and I hope you’re cool with nudity. Break legs, pal.”

Added CNN journalist Jake Tapper: “I read for that. Big character arc in act 3 when you go home to your amazing wife and kids and live a happy life. Congrats!”

Dax Shepard (left) and Kristen Bell have been married since 2013.

David Crotty through Getty Photos

Hypocritical headlines apart, Bell and Shepard have been glad to remind followers on social media that their nine-year marriage is stronger than ever. Earlier this month, Shepard praised his spouse for her “Grinch”-themed Christmas tree.

“She’s here to kick ass and drink beer,” he wrote, “and unfortunately for her Christmas competitors, she’s appears to be all out of beer.”