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    Emma Thompson Thinks Sexism In Hollywood Is Getting Worse

    "I think it's still completely shit, actually."

    Emma Thompson recently sat down with Radio Times magazine, and said she believes Hollywood "is in a worse state than [she's] known it, particularly for women."

    In her most recent movie, The Legend of Barney Thomson, Thompson, 56, plays the 77-year-old prostitute mother of Robert Carlyle, 54.

    “It would be really nice to get someone who is actually 77 to play her," Thompson said, "but it’s a wildly comic role and I couldn’t resist.”

    “I think it’s still completely shit actually,” she said, echoing similar remarks Helen Mirren made recently about the treatment of women in Hollywood.

    “When I was younger," Thompson continued, "I really did think we were on our way to a better world and when I look at it now, it is in a worse state than I have known it..."

    “...I think that for women, the question of how they are supposed to look is worse than it was even when I was young. So, no, I am not impressed at all.”

    And how does she try to even the playing field? Thompson tries to "get behind as many young female performers as [she] can."

    H/t E!