Magazine article Screen International

Patty Jenkins Hits Back over 'Wonder Woman' Remarks

Magazine article Screen International

Patty Jenkins Hits Back over 'Wonder Woman' Remarks

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‘I believe women can and should be everything just like male lead characters should be.’

Patty Jenkins

Director Patty Jenkins struck back at James Cameron on Thursday night following his widely derided remarks about her summer smash Wonder Woman.

“James Cameron’s inability to understand what Wonder Woman is, or stands for, to women all over the world is unsurprising as, though he is a great filmmaker, he is not a woman,” Jenkins said in a Twitter post on Thursday night.

“Strong women are great. His praise for my film Monster, and our portrayal of a strong yet damaged woman was so appreciated. …

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