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Don't expect a selfie from her anytime soon!
Cate Blanchett is extremely intelligent, charismatic, very sexy, and quite the actress — there's no doubt we adore her!
But we are a little surprised with some things she's said in a recent interview!
While talking about everything from her work on stage and on screen to the lack of roles for women, Miz Blanchett went pretty in depth about her thoughts on social media and admitted she stays away from it.
"I think it's because people constantly are taking pictures of ourselves to send them to people to see if they like me, "do they like me?" It's pathetic, the whole thing about people worrying about what other people are going to think."
When asked whether she was specifically talking about the selfie culture, she replied:
"I just can't handle it. Of course you want people to go see the films that you make, of course you want them to enjoy them. But I'm not out there saying, 'Do they like the way I look? Do they like that look on the red carpet?' You have to say, 'This is what I'm doing right now.'"
The Oscar winner later went on to elaborate about social media by saying that it:
"Comes back to self-respect. It's this huge thing. 'Like me! Like me!.' The like and the dislike is just totally primary schoolyard. I cannot for the life of me work out why adults are participating in that s–t. There is so much great stuff on social media, I don't want to be on a soap box about it."
She did go into further detail though by pointing out some pros and cons by saying:
"I think it's a genuine way to build community and, we tell ourselves we live in democracies, but really the media runs a lot of the way opinions are formed. Look at the way the election cycle is dictated. It's like a circus run by the media. There's a subversive quality to the internet, and I do think there's a genuine ability to connect. But the downside with social media is it divides people really quickly and sets up rivalry and jealousy and a sense of the life over there is better than the life over here."
Though we don't totally agree, we can definitely see where she's coming from!
What do you think? Do you side with Cate on her ideas about selfie culture or do you think she's being a bit over the top?!
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