The Cannes Film Festival sure has managed to stir up a lot of controversy!
Not only has Woody Allen made headlines, but now Jodie Foster is using the platform to bring up great points and speak out against male filmmakers!
While helping to promote the film she directed, Money Monster, Foster sat down during Variety and Kering's Women in Motion talk to slam male filmmakers for relying too heavily on rape as motivational backstory for female characters.
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The 53-year-old also dished on the shifting business of the entertainment world and claimed that "studio executives are scared" of women.
Ch-ch-check out Foster's AH-Mazing interviews (below) and let us know your thoughts on the matter!
Jodie slams male filmmakers for relying on rape in storytelling:
The actress says studios are "scared" of women:
You can catch Money Monster in theaters today!
[Image via Variety.]
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