Emilia Clarke is sick and exhausted of being asked about how it feels to play "a strong woman". "Because I have to, do you know what I mean?" There's like a weak option?
"The list goes on", she said, leaning into the male reporter. You think a lead in a movie is going to be weak?
The 31-year-old actor, who is attending the Cannes Film Festival, where her new film Solo: AStar Wars Story is screening, said the usage of the phrase is particularly useless due to a presence of a female lead in a film.
While acknowledging that it could become "muddy" she said: "From an idealistic point of view, it makes complete sense, because then people can be held accountable for things".
No conversation these days with a leading Hollywood star is incomplete without a discussion about living in the post-Weinstein era and vying more strongly for women's rights. "I get very frustrated with that, in particular, because you don't get 'strong men, ' unless you're like, physically strong men".
It was only when she began working in film that she encountered discrimination but she says "the temperature changed dramatically the morning all of this stuff (the Me Too movement) started".
"We can say 'Hey guys, on a really basic level you haven't filled your quota so hi, I'm here to fill your quota!'". "And then when they wanted me to be in it, I'm like, 'What? OK!"
"Or just ask boys how it feels to be strong", Clarke replied.
The British Game of Thrones actress plays supporting character Qi'ra in the Star Wars origin story for popular character Han Solo, but she's clearly stealing the show during this promo tour.
"'How does it feel to play a strong woman?' I'll tell you how it feels to play a woman, the end".
Perhaps it shouldn't come as such a shock.
Variety quotes her saying: 'You start to dig deep and see where it is, rife in the industry.
Actress Emilia Clarke poses for photographers during a photo call for the film "Solo: A Star Wars Story" at the 71st global film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
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Patrick Meehan, where the Democrats are all but certain to make one of the 23 pickups they will need to take control of the House. Social worker and political newcomer Kara Eastman has won the Democratic nomination for Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District.
Navalny's lawyer Vadim Kobzev said the trial had "clearly political motives" as Putin begins his fourth Kremlin term. Initial hearings in the case were postponed last week in order to field witness testimonies from police officers.
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