Mila Kunis vorbeste deschis despre sexismul de la Hollywood
Mila Kunis a scris un eseu despre experientele prin care a trecut la Hollywood si felul in care sunt tratate femeile, in contextul unei revolutii a drepturilor pe care nu o evaluam cum trebuie.
Actrita porneste de la un incident pe care l-a avut cu un producator care a amenintat-o ca daca nu va poza semi-nud pentru un shooting de promovare a unui film, nu va mai lucra niciodata la Hollywood.
Nu poate fi negat faptul ca in ultimul timp, miscarea "pussy power" de egalitate a sexelor a generat cateva schimbari, chiar si in politicile institutiilor, dar din experientele actritei acestea nu au ajuns inca la Hollywood.
Dupa lupta recenta de a elimina diferentele de salarii in functie de sex, Hollywood-ul inca submineaza si se foloseste de actritele care nu au castigat inca statutul de star.
"You'll never work in this town again" is what a producer threatened when I refused to pose semi-naked on the cover of a men's magazine to promote our film. I was no longer willing to subject myself to a naïve compromise that I had previously been willing to. "I will never work in this town again?" I was livid, I felt objectified, and for the first time in my career I said "no." And guess what? The world didn't end. The film made a lot of money and I did work in this town again, and again, and again. What this producer may never realize is that he spoke aloud the exact fear every woman feels when confronted with gender bias in the workplace.
It's what we are conditioned to believe — that if we speak up, our livelihoods will be threatened; that standing our ground will lead to our demise. We don't want to be kicked out of the sandbox for being a "bitch." So we compromise our integrity for the sake of maintaining the status quo and hope that change is coming.
Actrita povesteste ca de-a lungul carierei a fost insultata, platita mai prost si injosita, dar ca s-a complacut in situatie crezand ca trebuie sa joace dupa regulile baietilor, devenind astfel complice si considera ca atitudinea asta trebuie sa se opreasca.
Throughout my career, there have been moments when I have been insulted, sidelined, paid less, creatively ignored, and otherwise diminished based on my gender. And always, I tried to give people the benefit of the doubt; maybe they knew more, maybe they had more experience, maybe there was something I was missing. I taught myself that to succeed as a woman in this industry I had to play by the rules of the boy's club. But the older I got and the longer I worked in this industry, the more I realized that it's bullshit! And, worse, that I was complicit in allowing it to happen.
Mila Kunis face apel la toate actritele din industrie sa ia atitudine, ca doar astfel va putea avea loc o adevarata schimbare.
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