Tessa Thompson has spoken out against the way male Hollywood writers portray female action stars.
The actress, who appears in the forthcoming film Thor: Ragnarok with Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston, said she took issue with the way women are written for action films.
“There’s one word I hate in all scripts in Hollywood at the moment in describing women, and that is the word ‘badass’.
“It’s a dumb male writer’s way of saying: ‘Ah, uh, she’s like, she, uh, she’s tough.’
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