After tearing up, he added: "I thought the marginalised were supposed to have a voice?"
Peterson went on to criticise the term ‘incel’, saying: "God, you know. It’s very difficult to understand how demoralised people are, and certainly many young men are in that category.
"And you get these casual insults, these 'incels' - what does it mean? It’s like these men, they don’t know how to make themselves attractive to women - who are very picky.
"Good for them... fair enough. Be picky, that’s your gift. Demand high standards from your men,” he added.
"But all these men who are alienated it’s like, they’re lonesome and they don’t know what to do and everyone piles abuse on them.”
The controversial psychologist broke down in tears during the interviewPiers Morgan Uncensored
When asked why he was emotional responding to the question, he replied: “It’s really something to see constantly how many people are dying for a lack of an encouraging word.”
An incel, which stands for a combination of the words “involuntary” and “celibate”, is a heterosexual man who desperately wants to have sex with women but fails to do so, consequently heaping blame on women for their own inability to form sexual relationships.