Andrew Garfield got a brand new Spidey suit for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" -- and it's much better than the first one ... at least when it comes to taking a leak.
The actor was very candid during a press conference for the flick at Comic-Con on Friday, explaining why he prefers his revamped costume.
"The eyes are much bigger and better, you can see more," he says. "It's still as tight as it was before, but I was able to urinate in this one easier, that was a very generous adjustment."
We're guessing he doesn't mean he actually relieves himself in the suit, but maybe there's a hidden zipper or something.
"I dig it more,' he added. "I loved the first one ... but it's mostly my ability to urinate, which I'm happy about. It was very generous of them to set it up in that way."
And on a totally different note, one reporter asked if the web slinger has had any luck finding a new boyfriend.
A little back story: Andrew recently joked to EW that MJ should be a guy in the next movie and that actor Michael B. Jordan should play him. The comment sparked a lot of conversation about sexuality in comics in general ... which Garfield says was his main intention.
"What I said was a question, just a simple philosophical question about sexual orientation, about prejudice," he told the press on Friday. "I obviously long for the time where sexual orientation, skin color is a small thread in the fabric of a human being."
"To speak to the idea of me and Michael B. Jordan, it was tongue in cheek," he adds. "It would be illogical for me in the third movie to be like 'You know what, I'm kind of attracted to guys." That's just not gonna work."
"When Stan Lee first wrote and created this character, the outcast was the computer nerd, the science nerd, the guy who couldn't get the girl," he continues. "Those guys now run the world. So how much of an outcast is that version of Peter Parker anymore?"
"Just love for the underdog, protecting those who need protection," says Garfield. "In terms of teenagers nowawdays, you hear horror stories about young gay men and women not feeling accepted by society, attempting suicide, committing suicide in some cases and who else is there to stand up for more importantly than them? We're all the same, that's my point."
It definitely sparks an interesting conversation. While gay superheroes do exist in the comics, how long do you think we'll have to wait until we see one of them make a big screen crossover?
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