Newswire: Marion Cotillard wants to fight for women’s rights, not “feminism”

In a new interview with The Evening Standard, Marion Cotillard explains that while she believes in fighting for women’s rights, she doesn’t “qualify” herself as a feminist. Instead she thinks the call for gender parity in the film industry “creates separation.” She clearly didn’t watch The Late Show With David Letterman, or at least missed the night that Aziz Ansari clarified the meaning of the word feminist by saying:

If you believe that men and women have equal rights, if someone asks if you’re feminist, you have to say yes because that is how words work. You can’t be like, ‘Oh yeah, I’m a doctor that primarily does diseases of the skin.’ Oh, so you’re a dermatologist? ‘Oh no, that’s way too aggressive of a word! No no not at all not at all.’

Cotillard goes on to explain, “Filmmaking is not …

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