Emma Watson fires back at critics of her topless Vanity Fair photo
Emma Watson is firing back at critics questioning her feminist views after she posed with her breasts partially exposed for a recent Vanity Fair cover photo shoot.
The “Beauty and the Beast” star, 26, addressed the controversy in an interview with Reuters, saying it “reveals to me how many misconceptions and what a misunderstanding there is about what feminism is.”
“Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women with. It’s about freedom, it’s about liberation, it’s about equality,” said Watson, a United Nations Women goodwill ambassador. “Feminism is about giving women choice.”
Still, the actress, who in 2014 launched the Un’s HeForShe campaign that aims to enlist a billion men and boys in the movement for gender equality, acknowledged that many are confused by what it means to be a feminist.
“I’m confused. Most people…