Rollo Tomassi is a blogger, author, YouTube creator, and author of the 2013 book "The Rational Male", which has come to be considered the unofficial bible of the manosphere. He claims that the ideas promoted by Andrew Tate -- a former social media personality who was banned because he violated policies --  are often a derivative of his teachings. However, Tomassi explains that Tate and others have “distorted” his words.
“I’m going to go and do my best to help men,” Tomassi says. “I am not in the business of helping men become better men; I’m in the business of helping men have the tools and the equipment so that they can build their own lives.”

Hear more from Tomassi in the video above, including why he believes his philosophy is needed in society.
On Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, “The Demise of Guys,” Dr. Phil mediates a healthy debate about masculinity with Tomassi, a scholar and author, a men’s rights attorney, and the CEO and founder of the Center for Countering Digital Hate. Check local listings to see where you can watch.

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