Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins crafted a passionate response to director James Cameron’s statement critiquing the way in which Wonder Woman was portrayed and claiming the character is nothing but an objectified icon and
But now, Jenkins is taking the high road, and she’s clearing up any idea that Cameron’s statement might have offended her.
She told Variety,
“I actually was not upset at all. Everybody is entitled to their own opinion. But if you’re going to debate something in a public way, I have to reply that I think it’s incorrect.”
Jenkins adopted a very mature stance, especially for someone who worked tirelessly on a film that was pioneering for female representation in front of and behind the camera, only for the project to be nonchalantly criticized by one of the most prominent directors in Hollywood.
Cameron hasn’t apologized or acknowledged either of Jenkins’s statements.
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