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13 Reasons Why actor Ross Butler imparted some dating advice, and people on the internet have mixed feelings about it.

In an interview with Cosmopolitan, where he talked about his career and dating life, the actor was asked about his “biggest advice when it comes to getting to know a guy”.

He said:

The way to a guy’s heart is through his hobbies. Find out what he’s passionate about, and if you really love him, get into it too.

If I meet a girl who can talk video games, guitar, cooking, or good books, it’s a huge turn-on.

And lots of guys like to teach, so if you can get hands-on with learning it, I’m telling you, you’ll get there.

When his interview was printed, Cosmo put his words in little bubbles, and not everyone was happy with its sentiments.

Some people argued that advising women to pick up hobbies just because the men they were interested in had them, was sexist.

Butler went on Twitter to clarify his statement, insisting that learning about your love interest is not a "one way street".

But his words kick started a discussion about gender expectations and double standards.

'A lot of guys like to teach' didn't go down too well either...

Not everyone was critical of Butler.

Others argued that his sentiments were not sexist, that he talked about his own perception of dating and that sharing interests is a legitimate part of that.

And one woman argued that men can also become interested in their loved ones' hobbies.

What do you think?

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