Easton Ellis's comments come just months after a report found that trolls who send abusive messages to politicians should be given digital asbos, with Diane Abbott found to have received half of all abusive tweets sent to female MPs during the 2017 general election.
The white author soon found his comments being torn to shreds on Twitter.
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Women are 27 times more likely to be harassed.
Black women received 84% more ab… https://t.co/B8MsNVe6kJ