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A Supercut of James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender’s Homoerotic ‘X-Men’ Scenes

A Supercut of James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender's Homoerotic 'X-Men' Scenes

Conan O’Brien has been doing special Comic-Con coverage, including an adorable sit-down with “X-Men” stars James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, who are quickly proving worthy predecessors of Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen both on and off camera. 

McBender — as Conan and the pair decided is their couple name — talked about their on-screen bromance. 

“It’s like that thing in a love story where you don’t always like the person you’re in love with but you still love them,” explained McAvoy of their characters. “Charles and Eric have always hated the way they approach things. It’s like ‘Ugh, he’s always wanting to kill the humans. He’s always going on about the same old s–t. And yet I love the guy. I can’t kill him. I don’t want to mind control the guy.”

But the best part was when Conan unveiled a video of all their homoerotic scenes from “X-Men” set to Coldplay’s “Fix You”:


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