Steinem: Topless Emma Watson Photo Doesn’t Make Her A Bad Feminist

Katie Jerkovich | Contributor

Gloria Steinem said Emma Watson’s recent topless photo shoot does not make her a “bad feminist.”

Steinem, one of the founding leaders of the feminist movement, told TMZ rant that there is no dress code for being a feminist. (RELATED: PHOTOS: Emma Watson Shared An Insane Amount Of Underboob In Vanity Fair Shoot)


“Feminist can wear anything they fucking want, please,” Steinem told TMZ. “Perhaps they have an incomplete idea of who women are. … They should be able to walk down the street nude and be safe.” (RELATED: Emma Watson Has Taken Up Boxing Lessons, And We Love Her For It)

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Watson was attacked this week on social media as being a “hypocrite” for pushing feminist ideals and then posing without a shirt.


The “Beauty and the Beast” star — who is a United Nations ambassador — helped kick-off the HeForShe campaign for the organization that advocates for gender equality.

Katie Jerkovich



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