Emma Watson opens up on her 'topless' photo and its 'feminist' backlash

Emma Watson slammed people who feel that her recent Vanity Fair photoshoot does not fall in line with her feminist ideals.

Actor Emma Watson, who is very vocal about gender equality, recently got trolled on Twitter for her revealing Vanity Fair photoshoot.

Maturing from Hermione to Belle in @beautyandthebeast is a true coming-of-age story for @EmmaWatson: "I couldn't care less if I won an Oscar or not if the movie didn't say something that I felt was important for people to hear." Read the full cover story at the link in bio. Photograph by Tim Walker.

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Emma Watson: "Feminism, feminism... gender wage gap... why oh why am I not taken seriously... feminism... oh, and here are my tits!" pic.twitter.com/gb7OvxzRH9

— Julia Hartley-Brewer (@JuliaHB1) March 1, 2017

Feminist: Page 3 girls? Topless? Ban them! Emma Watson topless? Brave and Stunning! #doublethink #hypocrisy

— brett caton (@bcaton2) March 1, 2017

Now, in an interview with BBC, Emma has hit back at the trolls for using her breasts to undermine her feminism. "Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women with. It's about freedom, it's about liberation, it's about equality. I really don't know what my t**s have to do with it. It's very confusing," she said.

.@EmmaWatson on the controversy over her almost topless @VanityFair cover shoot. https://t.co/9kNDAV90w6 pic.twitter.com/Bc2b5JuVHE

— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) March 5, 2017

On the work front, Emma will be seen as Belle in Disney's live-action film, Beauty And The Beast.

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