, and she remembers one especially icky question from her very first time doing press. She recalled the experience during a Q&A panel following a screening of her new film Eileen, which is described as a darkly comedic thriller starring Hathaway as a prison psychologist who forms a homoerotic bond with the prison secretary.“I just remembered one of the very first questions I ever got asked when I started acting and had to do press was: Are you a good girl or a bad girl?” Hathaway said, . “I was 16.
And my 16-year-old self wanted to respond with this film.”The and entertainment journalists in the 1990s and 2000s is by now pretty well documented.
Luckily, times have changed enough that actors like Hathaway now have the power to call out some of the sexism they experienced when they were young.
Kate Winslet, for instance, said on the podcast, “If I could turn back the clock, I would have used my voice in a completely different way….Read more on glamour.com