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Kristen Stewart Thinks People Should "Do Something" About The Lack Of Gender Equality

UPDATE: This post has been updated per Variety's correction to make clear that Stewart was responding to a question about the lack of opportunities for women in Hollywood.

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This post and headline have been updated after Variety issued the following correction:

"Comments made in a videotaped interview Monday with actress Kristen Stewart about gender equality in Hollywood at the Sundance Film Festival were erroneously labeled on in a way that suggested she was addressing issues pertaining to diversity. Variety regrets the error and apologizes for any confusion.

The incorrect text accompanying the video was quickly amended, corrections were issued on social media and a re-edited version of the video has been published to make clear what question she was answering. The error was the result of an edit to the web page in which the video was presented without seeing the specific question Stewart was answering, which pertained to a lack of opportunities for female actors and directors."

Kristen Stewart recently visited the Variety Studio at the Sundance Film Festival and offered up her thoughts as to whether or not the opportunities for women in Hollywood, both behind and in front of the camera, are improving.

She went on to say, "It's hard for me to speak to that because it's awkward. I'm so fucking lucky and so stimulated and driven and like, not bored."

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"And I have something in front of me all the time, so it sounds weird for me to sit around and be like, 'It's not fair.' And it's like, guys make more money because their movies make more money. Let's start making more movies. It makes sense."


She also said those who are "bored" or "feel like there's a lack of something" should go "do something."

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"If you're bored, or if you feel like there's a lack of something in front of you, it's silly for me to say, 'Go do something.' My mom's an artist, she's a painter, she's a script supervisor as well so like, when she wasn't working she was making something. She was never bored. It's like, you know, instead of sitting around and complaining about that, do something. Go write something, do something. And that's easy to say. Like, fuck, it's hard to get movies made. It's a huge luxury. It's like, who gets to just make movies?"