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Emma Watson Was Told Not To Use The Word "Feminism" During A Speech About Equality

*Facepalm forever*

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But Emma's now revealed that she was actually told not to use the word "feminism" in the speech at all.

She told the Evening Standard:

I was encouraged not to use the word feminism because people felt that it was alienating and separating and the whole idea of the speech was to include as many people as possible. But I thought long and hard and ultimately felt that it was just the right thing to do. If women are terrified to use the word, how on earth are men supposed to start using it?