Amandla Stenberg Calls Out Our bodies Our bodies Our bodies Overview

On Aug. 4, the New York Instances launched a overview of Our bodies Our bodies Our bodies written by Lena Wilson. It is a important however in the end okay-ish overview of the slasher flick — take traces like, “This can be a film completely tailor-made to one among A24’s key demographics: bougie 25-year-olds who worth branding over substance.”

Certainly, the position of movie distributor A24 comes into play later within the overview. “The one factor that basically units Our bodies Our bodies Our bodies aside is its place within the A24 hype machine, the place it doubles as a 95-minute commercial for cleavage and Charli XCX’s newest single,” Lena writes. This bit will turn into essential momentarily.

Lena revealed by way of Twitter and TikTok that she obtained a DM from Amandla that learn, “Ur overview was nice, perhaps if you happen to had gotten ur eyes off my tits you can’ve watched the film!” After wishing her effectively, Lena blocked her.

In a collection of now-private tweets, Lena questioned whether or not Amandla would DM different critics in such a approach and emphasised that the road was extra a touch upon how A24 “objectifies younger girls to promote content material.” She additionally alluded to “homophobia” in Amandla’s accusation.

Seeing the hubbub, Amandla then hopped onto her IG tales to remark additional on the scenario. “I’m receiving lots of commentary on the web for being a really naughty woman and for sending a DM that I believed was hilarious,” she started.

“She described [the movie] as ‘a 95-minute commercial for cleavage,’ which I believed was hilarious. I’m proud {that a} piece of labor I used to be part of was described as such in such a famend publication. That may be a actually distinctive expertise that I get to have,” they continued, considerably sarcastically.

Amandla confirmed that she had despatched the DM whereas laughing, including, “I believed it was hilarious. I believed as a result of Lena is homosexual, and I’m additionally homosexual…as homosexual folks we might each discover this remark humorous. I used to be additionally curious to know what Lena would say to such an announcement. Lena determined to publish it and in addition says that I’m homophobic for saying that.”

“The quantity of commentary I obtain on my boobs is so excessive. This has occurred since I used to be a young person,” they continued. “On this film, I am sporting a tank high — and I do know that after I’m sporting a tank high, there’s going to be some cleavage.”

“I knew that this remark was most likely principally directed in the direction of me. I believe Lena was making an attempt to make a remark about A24 sexualizing me…I perceive the angle, [but] I can inform you I wore this tank high on this film as a result of me and the costume designer thought it match the character effectively.”

“Lena, I believed your overview was hilarious. I believed my DM was humorous. I didn’t imply to harass you. I don’t want you any hurt. You’re allowed to have your criticism on my work and I’m allowed to have my criticisms of your work. I want you the most effective.”

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