Emma Watson: Feminism is about freedom, equality

What are the latest whisperings from the world of showbiz? 

Emma Watson: Feminism is about freedom, equality

As usual, a host of famous types haven’t shied away from saying what they think, loud and clear.

1.”Feminism is about giving women choice, feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women. It’s about freedom, it’s about liberation, it’s about equality.”

— Emma Watson talks to the BBC about going ‘topless’ for a Vanity Fair shoot

2. “Donald Trump is making me gain weight. I start the day with liquids, but after the morning news, I eat pancakes smothered in maple syrup!”

— Singer Barbra Streisand tells her fans on Twitter the biggest drawback of the current presidency

3. “At the Brits two years ago, Jimmy Carr got up and made some crack about me having a meltdown and I remember watching it, thinking, ‘I am a joke in this country, there’s no coming back from this’.”

— Former X Factor winner James Arthur talks frankly about his comeback.

4. “I don’t want to end up like one of those people where you just look at their face and go, ‘Plastic surgery’.”

— American actress Heather Graham on why she won’t be nipping and tucking

5. “I’m writing songs instinctively about how I feel rather than trying to be in with the in-crowd.”

— Former Spice Girl Geri Horner talks about her rise to fame in a new BBC show.

6. “It’s a very divisive period now and I think this show got caught up in all that division.”

— Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger talks to Empire about The Celebrity Apprentice and why he won’t be fronting it again

7. “I wore this dress, right, everyone said I looked like Fiona. I don’t fucking care. It was Givenchy Couture.”

— Adele tells fans at her gig in Australia what she made of ‘Shrek’ comments following her Grammy’s dress

8. “We knew what we were undertaking when we signed up to it. We’re following three of the best people that have ever worked in my industry. I’m a motoring journalist just like they are. I hugely admire them, so we knew this was going to be difficult.”

— Top Gear host Chris Harris talks about fronting the revamped BBC Two motoring show.

9. “No one’s a victim or a villain, get a life y’all!”

— Singer Katy Perry appears to hint that she and Orlando Bloom parted ways amicably with her Twitter message.

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