Celebrities Who Will Make You Proud To Be A Woman
In the entertainment industry, it’s easy for a woman to be classified or stereotyped under certain labels – cute, sexy, slutty, pretty – all insinuating that they aren’t intelligent, witty, hard-working, or capable of success without a man (or a team of men) behind them.
These women have proven time and time again that it is never necessary to qualify yourself under any certain label or category to be successful in whatever it is that you do. The lesson behind this particular list is that women should not compete with each other – girls do that. Women should get behind one another, and show support for each other.
Angelina Jolie Declined Being A Bond Girl
When Angelina Jolie was asked if she would be interested in playing a Bond Girl, she said “Nope! I want to play Bond.”
Nicki Minaj Reminds Women To Say What They Want
She stated “For all the women, stop feeling like you shouldn’t speak your mind because somebody’s gonna call you a b*tch. Speak your motherf*cking mind.“
Katy Perry Refusing To Pick Favorites
When asked who she would rather kiss between Pink and Lily Allen, she replied “Menage a trois,” simply meaning why not both (threesome).
Tina Fey Straightens Everyone Out
In the movie Mean Girls, which Tina Fey co-wrote, she said “You all have to stop calling each other sl*ts and wh*res. It only makes it okay for guys to call you sl*ts and wh*res.”
Ellen Degeneres Defines Beauty
“Beauty isn’t between a size zero and a size eight,” she says. “It is not a number at all. It is not physical.”
Nina Dobrev Shuts Down This Age-Old Patronizing Question
When asked if there was anyone special in her life, she responded, “Uh, me!” After that, the interviewer asked if she was just choosing to be single, to which she responded, “I’m not choosing to do anything, I’m just choosing to exist and see what happens day by day.”
Mindy Kaling Reminds Everyone That Confidence Is Key
She says, “I have a personality defect where I sort of refuse to see myself as an underdog. It has gotten me into a lot of trouble, but is also the reason for my success. I am often reminded of it when people ask me why I’m confident…why wouldn’t I be?“