In fact, the actor recently stopped by the set of Jimmy Fallon‘s talk show to promote the movie, which stars Cumberbatch as the larger than life villain.
However, don’t be fooled by his new role, the Sherlock star is most definitely not a bad guy. When asked in a recent interview to comment on the practice of referring to the ladies who love Benedict as “Cumberbitches,” Benedict had this to say to his female fans.
I won’t allow you to be my bitches. I think it sets feminism back so many notches. You are… Cumberpeople.
Always the gentleman, that Benedict. Good luck trying not to fall head over heels!