When Emily Blunt was informed about that report of Cannes Film Festival attendees being turned away from a gala premiere because they violated the fest’s rumored policy of women only being able to wear high heels on the red carpet, she was not pleased. A report from Screen International claims that “multiple guests, some older with medical conditions, were denied access to the anticipated world premiere screening [of ‘Carol’] for wearing rhinestone flats” earlier this week.
“That’s very disappointing. To think there are these waves of equality and waves of people discovering that women are so fascinating and interesting to watch and bankable,” she said at the press conference for “Sicario,” her Cannes entry. “Everyone should wear flats, to be honest. We shouldn’t be wearing high heels anyway. That’s my point of view. I just prefer wearing Converse sneakers.” You and me both, Em.
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