Genevieve Nnaji Declares Alignment with the Feminist Movement

Veteran actress, Genevieve Nnaji has openly declared alignment with the feminist movement as she says; “I am a proud feminist”

The Film maker, actress, writer, and owner of production firm; The Entertainment Network (T.E.N), In an interview with Women and Hollywood Magazine, a media organization with purpose to advocate, educate, and agitate for gender diversity in Hollywood and the global film industry, has said that she is a feminist and proud of it, and also admonishes women to wake up and stop feeling self-conscious and ashamed of their womanhood. her words; “I’m a proud feminist who embraces her femininity. I feel sometimes women are made to feel self-conscious and ashamed of their womanhood.

“I’m happy women all over the world are discovering their superpower and turning “why me?” into “not me.”

When asked to name her favorite woman-directed film and why, the gorgeous actress admitted her love for “Wonder Woman” by Patty Jenkins, because it expresses the combination of femininity and strength her words;  “Wonder Woman. It was powerful and strong, and at the same time, feminine and sexy.”

“History has shown that in almost every situation where a group of people or a demographic is being oppressed, it’s usually because the oppressors are threatened by the potential of the oppressed to be great…”

She went on to say; “Perhaps like “Wonder Woman,” we may wake up one day to discover that it is our superpower, and then we would be unstoppable………. History has shown that in almost every situation where a group of people or a demographic is being oppressed, it’s usually because the oppressors are threatened by the potential of the oppressed to be great…….”“I’m happy women all over the world are discovering their superpower and turning “why me?” into “not me.”

“Perhaps like “Wonder Woman,” we may wake up one day to discover that it is our superpower, and then we would be unstoppable…”

She further stated; “I’m a proud feminist who embraces her femininity. I feel sometimes women are made to feel self-conscious and ashamed of their womanhood. Perhaps like “Wonder Woman,” we may wake up one day to discover that it is our superpower, and then we would be unstoppable”……….“History has shown that in almost every situation where a group of people or a demographic is being oppressed, it’s usually because the oppressors are threatened by the potential of the oppressed to be great. I’m happy women all over the world are discovering their superpower and turning “why me?” into “not me.”

Speaking on the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, the Nollywood diva said she has noticed; “How quickly the oppressed have risen to the top, and yet the train has not stopped. If anything, they continue to create amazing content.”

The veteran actress has come out to state her stand in the feminist movement, and we are proud she did.

 

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