Emma Watson On How Being Threatened for Speaking About Feminism Enraged and Motivated Her

March 8, 2015 11:18 PM

15 0

Emma Watson On How Being Threatened for Speaking About Feminism Enraged and Motivated Her

A lot of people that were close to me knew gender equality was an issue but didn’t think it was that urgent. And particularly, “We live in Great Britain – this is a thing of the past, oppression of women. We’re fine. We’re good. We’ve got far enough.”

When they saw that the minute I stepped up and talked about women's rights I was immediately threatened. I mean within less than 12 hours I was receiving threats. I think they were really shocked and one of my brothers in particular was very upset.

Also read: White nationalist’s appearance at university draws hundreds of protesters

Read more

To category page

Loading...