Amber Rose Used Channing Tatum In "Magic Mike" To Call Out Sexist Double-Standards
She used the film industry, and in particular Magic Mike to challenge gender inequality and sexism.
Amber Rose has absolutely zero time for sexist bullshit.
Remember when she wore an outfit emblazoned with all the derogatory terms used to shame women in order to reclaim them?
Or the time she shut Tyrese the fuck down after he said women sometimes "give off an energy" which entitles men to touch or grope them.
Or when she spearheaded the Slut-Walk movement, which was created in response to this victim-blaming comment made by a Canadian Police officer: "Women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimised."
The fact Amber was once a stripper is something that has been used to shame her by both ex-boyfriend Kanye West and her ex-husband Wiz Khalifa.
Well, now she's been her badass self yet again, discussing the subject of stripping to exemplify sexist double-standards. Speaking to Cosmopolitan, she questioned why she is shamed for her past as a stripper, whereas Channing Tatum in his role in Magic Mike is praised and venerated.
He even made a movie about being a stripper! And everyone bought it and they loved it, and they were like: "Oh my God, Magic Mike, we've gotta go and see it!" But if I did that, people would tell me I was disgusting.
She went on to say that she is still labelled as a "stripper," despite her numerous other achievements – and that the fault lies in the societal perception of women.
I run 8 businesses. I'm the CEO of my own company, and still I'm called a stripper. It's so ridiculous. We've had the same life, Channing and I, and I'm dumbed down for it. It's not his fault – it's just society.