Constance Wu has denied she requested high billing for film Hustlers and accused the media of pitting ladies towards each other.
Again in July, it was reported the actress insisted on being listed as the primary title within the posters and trailers for the upcoming flick, which facilities upon a gaggle of former strippers who be a part of forces to rob their wealthy dealer shoppers.
However Wu, who seems alongside Jennifer Lopez, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Cardi B and Lizzo within the film, instructed The Guardian the experiences had been solely false.
“I wasn’t demanding something,” she sighed. “The explanation that occurred was as a result of individuals on the crew had been calling journalists as a result of they weren’t placing me in (their tales in regards to the movie). It wasn’t something I requested them to do.”
The Loopy Wealthy Asians star went on to recommend she anticipated backlash surrounding the film as a result of individuals are intimidated by sturdy ladies.
“Individuals stereotyping us separates us, and when we’re not unified it helps the patriarchy keep in energy, proper?” the 37-year-old star defined. “In case you’re at a board assembly and there’s just one seat for a lady and all the opposite seats are for males, it’s not about being a girl – if you happen to assume there’s just one seat, it’s going to be aggressive.”
Nevertheless, she insisted there was no in-fighting on set as a result of the film is all about ladies empowering ladies, including: “No one was preventing in regards to the one seat on the desk. It was our desk.
“The boys within the film barely have names. It wasn’t written to be their story and that occurs to ladies on a regular basis, the place there are not any feminine characters of substance,” Wu mirrored. “I actually assume that’s the reason patriarchy tries to separate us as a result of they know that after we’re collectively there’s nothing extra sturdy and delightful.”
Hustlers is ready to hit cinemas later this month.