Dr. Jordan Peterson has come under fire after he mistook online fetish content for a Chinese government policy in a viral tweet.

Jordan Peterson is a Canadian psychologist and divisive internet personality. His 2018 book 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos was a bestseller in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Germany, and France.

The right-wing commentator has advertised his controversial views surrounding the illegitimacy of white supremacy, climate change denial, and transgender rights in the past.

His latest statement to go viral involves the Chinese government and a bizarre fetish.

Dr. Jordan Peterson retweets fetish content

Jordan Peterson is trending on Twitter after he retweeted a post that contained a controversial video of “male milking,” a BDSM fetish.

To make matters worse, the original tweet claimed that the footage came from a Chinese Communist Party “sp*rm bank,” and the caption read: “What’s going on in China? Three children policy?”

Jordan himself retweeted the post, adding: “Such fun in unbelievable techno-nightmare CCP hell,” referring to the Chinese state. His tweet has since been deleted.

Even Peterson’s daughter, podcaster Mikhaila Peterson, said in a now-deleted tweet: “Dad you can’t retweet this on Twitter. My eyes will never recover.”

The video is confirmed to have come from the UK

As Dr. Peterson’s tweet went viral, it started to become clear from responses that the footage in the original post actually came from a UK-based fetish content creation studio and not from China at all.

The Twitter user who posted it originally commented and confirmed that the video was erroneously claimed to be from China.

The user said: “Sorry. My mistake. I found this video on WeChat and they said this is China’s collection room for sp*rm bank. Turns out that this video is from UK,” SportSkeeda reports.

The psychology professor is yet to comment on the situation further or apologize for the mistake.

Jordan Peterson trends on Twitter

Although Peterson deleted the tweet relatively quickly, this did not prevent a Twitter storm from erupting.

One Twitter user wrote: “Most of the time this app is f***ing awful but then, out of nowhere, it’ll hit you with Jordan Peterson thinks there’s secret Chinese d*ck milking factories and that’s why I will never log off.”

A torrent of criticism was posted by netizens who disagree with Peterson’s views:

“Jordan Peterson getting his account back and then posting his way to this moment might just be worth Elon running Twitter into the ground,” another commented.

Another quipped: “Just learned that Jordan Peterson got his start writing Quora answers and nothing has ever made more sense.”

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