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Hollywood Feminist of the Day: Michelle Rodriguez

Hollywood Feminist of the Day: Michelle Rodriguez

I love how this woman is able to talk about the roles women play in Hollywood because she doesn’t play them. She entered into the business in Girlfight and has been the action go to girl since then. She plays another action type character in the big budget Battle: Los Angeles opening Friday. Here’s what she told the NY Daily News said about the parts she plays:

When us chicks don’t remove our clothes and we don’t play the girlfriend, there are not a lot of roles out there…

But in a recent interview with Moveline she said she is done with all the action roles — unless she gets to play the lead — and is writing her own script, a comedy.

It’s interesting that she seems and feels pigeon holed in the action arena. There are not too many women who can say that for themselves.

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