Meryl Streep & Her Suffragette Co-Stars Are Getting A Ton Of Backlash For Their Controversial T-Shirt Slogan! Find Out Why & See If You Agree!
If you thought Meryl Streep could do no wrong — think again!
The Hollywood legend posed in a recent photoshoot for Time Out London magazine alongside Carey Mulligan, Romola Garai, and Anne-Marie Duff to promote their upcoming film Suffragette!
But the Oscar winner and her co-stars suffered a bit of backlash online for wearing T-shirts that featured what some considered a controversial slogan, which read:
"I'd rather be a rebel than a slave."
The slogan quoted a 1913 speech by women's rights activist Emmeline Pankhurst, whom Meryl portrays in the film, in which she says that if women don't get the right to vote than they are essentially slaves to the men that do: