It's safe to say Kaley Cuoco didn't quite end 2014 on the right foot…
Her comments of anti-feminism in a recent Redbook spread certainly ruffled the feathers of many, and now, the actress is trying to defend her words!
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After facing backlash for the quotes in the mag, the Big Bang Theory star took to her Instagram to try and set the record straight, claiming she was taken out of context.
Here's what Kaley had to say:
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Evangeline Lilly may have a knack for playing strong female characters on the big screen, but that doesn't mean you should call her a feminist.
While the 35-year-old actress enjoys the thrill of playing a kick-ass female lead, she doesn't want to be bogged down by labels, especially the term "feminism."
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The Hobbit star explains:
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Three cheers for Shonda Rhimes!!
The über successful showrunner and writer laid into one of Twitter's finest trolls this weekend, after they attacked the LGBTQ-supportive femme for "gay scenes" in her TV shows Scandal, Grey's Anatomy and How To Get Away With Murder!
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Luckily, the mayor of Shondaland had some creative swag when firing back at the hater, revoking their admission to the fictional theme park forever! Their verbal exchange is as follows:
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Wow. We are just blown away by the level of maturity this 15-year-old is emitting.
Emma Watson made a ton of headlines when she gave an incredible speech on feminism and gender inequality.
While many people of the world agreed with her choice words, some were quick to put her down and one person even threatened to leak her reported nude photos in light of her speech!
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Unsatisfied by the way his male classmates responded to Emma's inspiring speech, Ed Holtom decided to take matters into his own hands and send his thoughts on gender equality to the Sunday Telegraph.
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This is just sad.
It seems like Hollywood accepts the LGBT community with open arms, but this a study of 5,700 SAG-AFTRA members might prove that isn't the case.
UCLA's LBGT-focused Williams Institute discovered that the majority of lesbian, gay, and bisexual performers believe directors and producers are "biased against LGBT performers."
53 percent to be exact.
The study also claimed that MORE THAN a third of participants have witnessed some sort of "disrespectful treatment" to entertainers on set who identify as LGBT — including anti-gay comments.
Authors M.V. Lee Badgett and Jody L. Herman said:
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Our Barbra Streisand is against gay sex in feature films??!
According to The Normal Heart playwright Larry Kramer, THAT is why Babs held the rights to the TV movie version of the Tony Award-winning play.
While Barbra is known as a gay icon, Larry said her biggest issue with the movie getting made was because he stressed the need for a gay love scene.
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Shailene Woodley is truly turning into one badass female!
Instead of attaching herself to the trendy word "feminism" like most of today's young actresses, the Divergent star is actually distancing herself from it—and for good reason!
In a new Times article released Monday, Shailene reveals that she doesn't consider herself a feminist, in part, because she looooves men!
The Fault In Our Stars cutie revealed that there needs to be a balance of power for unity and success:
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