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    American model and actress Emily Ratajkowski has hit out at the modern film industry.

    In an interview with an American online platform, the 27-year-old said that movies place little emphasis on women.

    "I feel that there is some female narrative, but a lot of them aren't actually true stories about women. They're just man stories with a woman in it. I think finding the right projects that really get me excited. And I don't mean the big studio movies with this director or that director, but things that are fun. It's a group project, basically. I want to find good groups to make stuff with."


    Really vibin with Greece tbh

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    The starlet with over 18 million followers on Instagram has appeared in the drama Gone Girl, released in 2014. Her latest acting work is featured in a 2018 thriller In Darkness, alongside another female protagonist Natalie Dormer, known for her role in popular TV series Game of Thrones.

    While Ratajkowski searches for more roles with a real female narrative, a film she starred in has been criticized for being offensive to women. The comedy I Feel Pretty featured Ratajkowski  as a model idealized for her looks, while the main character, played by Amy Schumer, had to suffer a concussion in order to acquire confidence.

    The subject of female empowerment has been center of attention, following the high-profile sex scandal involving former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, charged with rape and sexual assault. If convicted, he could face up to 54 years in jail.

    READ MORE: Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Rape, Sexual Harassment Charges in NYC Court


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