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Emma Watson Goes On The Defensive After Being Called A Hypocrite…Again

Emma Watson Really Doesn't Want To Feud With Beyonce About Feminism featureEmma Watson is still struggling to defend her feminist credentials. After taking some heat for her Vanity Fair photoshoot, Emma tried to explain how confused she was by all the attention focused on her nearly-exposed breasts in the pics. But fans of Beyoncé had some insight into why there was such a dust-up over Emma’s body in the spread. They pointed to an interview with Tavi Gevinson where Emma asked Tavi what she thought of Beyoncé’s self-titled album.

“I’m quite nervous to bring it up because I still haven’t really formulated my own ideas about it but Beyoncé’s new album,” Emma began. “My friend and I sat and we watched all the videos back-to-back and I was really conflicted.” Emma said, critical of Beyoncé calling herself a feminist.

“On the one hand she is putting herself in the category of a feminist, this very strong woman,” Emma said in the three-year-old, “but then the camera, it felt very male, such a male voyeuristic experience of her.”

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Is The World Ready For Bella Thorne’s Hot Take On Feminism?

Is The World Ready For Bella Thorne's Hot Take On Feminism? featureBella Thorne is here for Emma Watson in a big way. As the “Beauty and the Beast” star was fending off criticism of her feminism, she said that feminism is “not a stick with which to beat other women with.” In a tweet, Bella is 100% on board with that message.

In fact, Bella took it a step further on Monday morning. Not only should feminism not be used to tear other women down, Bella argued–it should be used to build other women up.

Bella’s been vocal about her views on feminism in the past. Whether she’s shutting down body shamers or people critical of her love life, it seems like Bella will keep using feminism to lift up other women–especially herself.

Check out Bella’s tweet below.

(Photo credit: Bella Thorne Instagram account)

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