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Emma Watson Talks Feminism, International Women's Day at Facebook HQ

Emma Watson Talks Feminism, International Women's Day at Facebook HQ

UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson participates in a live Q&A with fans about gender equality to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) at Facebook HQ London on Sunday (March 8).

“We’re never, ever, ever going to be able to fly as high unless we’re both in support of each other,” the 24-year-old British actress said. “It’s not about men saving women, and I think that’s a misunderstanding. Women are already in the club. We’re already in the club because it’s our movement. It’s not a men’s club. It’s an equality club for both genders.”

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Emma added, “If you stand for equality, then you’re a feminist. Sorry to tell you, you’re a feminist.”

Waves were first made when Emma made her impactful #HeForShe speech during the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Watch part of Emma’s Q&A below…

FYI: Emma is wearing an A.L.C. top and gauchos.

Click inside for more videos from Emma Watson’s Q&A…

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  • xxx.AIDS.xxx

    Worry yourself girl zzzzzz We’ll see how long this topic lasts on you till you get married ROFL! And I’m not obliging you
    It’s always been a girl’s topic.

  • EmmawatsonisscareofISIS

    This @!#$@$@# needs to STFU there people being kill by ISIS including women and not a peep from Emma Watson, she is to chicken @#$@ to talk about ISIS.

  • xxx.AIDS.xxx

    I think she should get pregnant and have a baby boy.

  • Tomax

    She should focus on making dumb movies. Let Bono save the world

  • xxx.AIDS.xxx

    Nobody said anything of herself retiring from the topic

  • Guest

    I am a big fan of Emma’s, but if she thinks the boys club is crumbling, she is severely misinformed. But I commend her for trying, maybe it will help my unborn daughters not encounter the boys club. Maybe there is a long-term benefit.

  • Guest

    Of course she wore plaid and culot pants. Lol.

  • sydney jane

    “If you stand for equality, then you’re a feminist. Sorry to tell you, you’re a feminist.”
    What kind of crap statement is that? What kind of equality? Marriage? Wages? What about things like child support and child custody? She has no idea what she’s talking about with her smug self. Plus, there can never be full equality between men and women. Men can do things women can’t, and there are some things women can do that men will never be able to do.

  • Late Night

    REAL AMERICAN WOMEN would kill this little lezbo alien in a shot. Its misguided propaganda falls on able ears and fails within THE AMERICAN HEMISPHERE!!

  • Iarrthóir Fírinne

    “If you stand for equality, then you’re a feminist. Sorry to tell you, you’re a feminist.”

    I’m sorry equality has nothing to do with being a feminist. Equality or lack of affects everybody. Selma,Alabama 50th anniversary is this weekend. One of many examples of inequality and it has nothing to do with feminism. It is a human right issue.

    http://womenagainstfeminism.tumblr.com/

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    So sick of hearing this child who has been wealthy and privileged since he was 10 years old now lecturing THE WORLD about the plight of women. STFU!!!!

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    I don’t need this idiot with ZERO life experience to tell me what I am. I’m NOT a feminist. Period.

  • Anastatia Bagans

    Why the negativity? She makes valid points and even though she did grow up privilege, atleast she isn’t some air head talking about bullsh*t like miley cyrus or jennifer lawrence. She’s standing for something at such a young age, that’s comendable.

  • neil adlington

    Interesting. Can you give a more definitive description of a “real” American woman. I don’t want to mistakenly miss-identify someone who isn’t. Is their a purity test one can take to prove one is or isn’t a “real” American woman?

  • THE WAY IT IS

    A real American Woman is American, you britshit lying ape lezbo troll. There is no explanation needed. Not an alien enemy with a false identity, such as you, but the real American Women, faggo chink. Stay home and you won’t have to deal with America and die failing, commie faggo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • xxx.AIDS.xxx

    From what she says I understand she wants women to be more powerful than men. WTF? ROFL

  • xxx.AIDS.xxx

    Wtf are you doing here small penised man? Go away with your laboratory rats. *Crazy* 😆

  • xxx.AIDS.xxx

    Hey hos are everywhere

  • Sincerity

    The American Men have a real penis, unlike you British men who have none. Naturally, The American Women don’t have a penis, unlike you and your fellow British women who do have them. You British lose on both counts.

  • Sincerity

    So are you British trolls.

  • xxx.AIDS.xxx

    I dont care about the countries. I think we know the worst of each other. Thats the problem you “sincerity” TROLL

  • Sincerity

    So much hatred for Women from the British, but do Women hate the British back may be a humbling question.

  • neil adlington

    Hmmm, I see words aren’t your strong point, are they? Oh well, you can blame it on your “real” momma, your “real” education and just for sh*ts and giggles, your “real?” pappy.

  • xxx.AIDS.xxx

    Im just a lil gurl

  • neil adlington

    Naw. You’re just a little boy up past his bedtime.

  • xxx.AIDS.xxx

    Yes. You’ll be that
    Next one is you right?

  • siscely beans

    You are speaking the English language? Now I know this seems hard to put together but where do you think that came from? Come now!! Try your hardest!!!

  • TeamBella76

    It’s british women acting like royalty ! Emma it doesn’t hurt to be a little crazy and real. Let go ! She just seems like she’s trying too hard.

  • TeamBella76

    What are you talking about ? Don’t compare Jennifer Lawrence to Miley ! Jennifer has talent and yes she’s crazy but that’s her it’s real ! The whole nudity thing wasn’t her fault and so what she took a pic with a snake big deal celebs do it all the time. The problem with Emma is she’s trying to hard.

  • Sincerity

    Illiterate and just plain dumb British troll called neil adlington. Too bad for it that Women WIN and this troll called neil adlington and its fellow communists LOST. Reality must suck really BAD for neil adlington and its fellow British.

  • Sincerity

    So, Jennifer Laurences insanity is real. Well, that’s a relief.

  • Sincerity

    The “English” language has always been a misnomer. Dutch, Danish, Greek, Latin and French largely from the Eurasian side. The Americans built it and have owned it as a public lingua franca between the alien languages to compliment their own lingua francas ever since.

  • Sincerity

    British troll called siscely beans, one more time. Utterly brainless, sexless, primitive and owned, as expected, as always.

  • siscely beans

    Seriously?????

  • vn_102

    Her feminism talk is more selling when she’s single.

    She can’t promote feminism girl power if she kept on clinging to guys 24/7 and need to have new boyfriend just days after dumped the exes.

  • vn_102

    Her feminism talk is more selling when she’s single.

    She can’t promote feminism girl power if she kept on clinging to guys 24/7 and need to have new boyfriend just days after dumped the exes.

  • Ash

    She thinks she’s smart but she’s not.
    “We’re already in the club because it’s our movement. It’s not a men’s club. It’s an equality club for both genders.”
    She doesn’t even know the real meaning of feminism in the first place. It focuses only on women not both genders. Hey Emma, ever heard of egalitarianism? That’s the true equality for both genders!

  • Sofia

    I had a problem with her first UN speech because she was basically saying to men “feminists don’t hate you, we love you and that’s why you should support us”. It was a very confusing speech, but it seems like she realized it and now she’s fixing it. I still don’t think Emma is the best voice for this movement, her speech was NOT “game changing” as some called it, but we do need young girls to get involved and she can attract those girls. So keep going Emma.

  • Anastatia Bagans

    Shut the f*ck up. I didn’t say squat about comparing the two. Re-read wtf I said. Jennifer Lawrence is a phony. Emma has been a child actress for years and look at the example she’s setting. What’s Jlaw doing apart from sleeping with men in their 40s with children and going around spreading her hillbilly dumb attitude everywhere?

  • Sensible Soapbox

    We especially loved Emma Watson’s Q&A! Our Sensible Soapbox team was SO inspired and excited by all the speakers at International Women’s Day 2015. There was so much to learn, and so much to rejoice over! We will be discussing it for weeks, for sure! Which was your favorite speech of the night?

    http://www.sensiblesoapbox.com/articles/2015/3/9/international-womens-day-2015-part-1

  • TheTruthAsIKnowIt

    do you think she’s listening, twit.

  • Jack O Scare

    I feel so bad for all people up here sitting behind their screens discussing someone’s else life and not having their own!!If you don’t feel yourself as a lady you can’t be by using *dirty language* and swearing also having horrible taste to bully someone feeling yourself strong!!!Feeling yourself free to humiliate person not facing him/her,it’s so funny and disgusting!!Why you don’t try to get the fame and afterwards I’ll listen to you how would you “complain”!!!Emma is a great model and actress and I can say she can have every single right to say her word because she’s famouse and more women can hear this ,feel that they have rights!!!

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