Emma Watson is proud to be a ‘feminazi’
Not all insults are created equal.
In an interview with Esquire, actress Emma Watson explores the criticism she’s received since becoming an activist. As an outspoken feminist, ambassador to the UN Goodwill campaign, and the founder of a gender equality organization called HeForShe, Watson says she’s been labeled many things — “difficult, “a diva,” a “feminazi.” And frankly, she couldn’t care less.
The actress plans to take a year off from the screen to study gender inequity, focusing on the pay gap. Her organization, HeforShe, hopes to explore wage inequality on an international level. And while Watson recognizes her privileges as a wealthy woman, she says she’s still able to see gender discrimination in her everyday life: Read more…