Hey gals, 19-year-old actress Chloe Grace Moretz is calling you out. While campaigning for Hillary Clinton in Nevada recently, the “Carrie” and “30 Rock” star tried to rationalize what’s plaguing other young women in her age group.
“I think that there’s a lot of young women who are terrified of being feminists,” she tells Yahoo News. “Young women are afraid to stand up for who [they] are because we still live in a world in which it’s not OK for us to be young, powerful, strong, well-spoken, educated young women. And that’s why we need Hillary in office.” Take that, Bernie Bros.
Now, whether you agree with Moretz on her choice of candidate to back, she does make some pretty interesting points about double standards when it comes to men and women and being outspoken about what you want.
“You know, I go on dates with guys and a lot of them are mainly terrified of me because I have incredibly strong opinions on many things,” she says. “I have a very strong stance on certain subjects, and if I was a man no one would question it. They would say, ‘Wow he’s a go-getter.’ Whereas with a young woman, it’s a bit polarizing and it’s scary to see that with someone who is 5’5” with blonde hair and probably doesn’t weigh more than 115 pounds.” Terrifying? I think it’s kind of cool.
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