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The Point About Emma Watson’s Definition of Feminism That Most People Miss

When Emma Watson was featured on the cover of the latest issue of Vanity Fair, with an accompanying spread that sees her braless with a cutout top, she got a fair bit of criticism online from all sides. And while the star of Beauty and the Beast had not responded ...

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Fashion Police: The Met Gala 2016

I loved this year’s Met gala, and the theme tried to marry fashion and technology, which I think was a winner. My only regret is that my darling, Rihanna, was a no-show – like, I was looking forward to the over the top realness that she would pull out as ...

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Emma Watson to take a year off acting to focus on feminist activism

Emma Watson has announced she is taking a year off acting to focus on feminist activism. The actress best known for playing Hermione in the Harry Potter film series also said she wants to focus on “personal development”. Speaking to feminist writer and social activist Bell Hooks, in an interview ...

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The Insider Secrets You Never Knew About the “Harry Potter” Movies

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE The producers tried to give Daniel Radcliffe green eyes and Hermione buck teeth like in the books, but failed. Sadly, Daniel had a terrible allergic reaction to his green contact lenses and had to stop wearing them, while Emma Watson couldn’t speak clearly wearing ...

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The Things They Say…About Feminism

Emma Watson defines ‘feminism,’ dispelling the undeserved negativity surrounding the word “feminist.” “I think people associate it with hate. With man hate. And that’s really negative and that’s not what feminism is about at all. I think it’s actually something really positive. So I think that’s why women became very ...

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Emma Watson Delivers Another Passionate Speech On Gender Equality

The British actress unveiled the next phase of her HeForShe campaign while speaking at the World Economic Forum. Emma Watson, who was newly appointed a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for women in July 2014, made her second major speech on Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and ...

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The Things They Say: 213

”Feminism is not here to dictate to you. It’s not prescriptive, it’s not dogmatic. All we are here to do is give you a choice. If you want to run for President, you can. If you don’t, that’s wonderful, too. ”I’m lucky I was raised to believe that my opinion ...

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Emma Watson Threatened With Photo Leak After Rousing U.N. Speech

Emma Watson is facing an ugly backlash after delivering a speech on gender equality at the United Nations this past weekend. Watson, best known for her role as the headstrong Hermione Granger in the blockbuster Harry Potter films, is heading up a campaign called #HeForShe that encourages men to fight ...

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‘Gender Equality Is Your Issue Too.’ – Emma Watson To Men In Stirring U.N. Speech

Actress and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson gave a powerful speech on gender equality at the U.N. on Saturday, helping to launch her new initiative, HeForShe. The campaign urges men to take a stand against gender inequality of all types. The Harry Potter and Bling Ring actress’s speech was ...

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‘Women should be chaste. They should not laugh in public.’ And Emma Watson Laughed.

Actress Emma Watson has joined the long list of women outraged over a Turkish politician’s recent statement that women should not laugh in public – and she posted a photo to prove it. Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc spoke out strongly on July 28 about flagrant “moral corruption” in ...

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