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Julia Hartley-Brewer Sparks Backlash For Attacking Feminist Emma Watson's 'Topless' Photo

She branded her critics 'angry feministas'.

01/03/2017 12:29
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Julia Hartley-Brewer has has sparked anger for attacking actress Emma Watson for posing for a “topless” photo to promote her new film.

The columnist mocked Watson for simultaneously being an unapologetic feminist and appearing in a candid shot wearing a see-through top.

The picture was part of a photo series by US magazine Vanity Fair. Watson is this month’s cover star.

Hartley-Brewer posted a picture of the Sun newspaper’s coverage, which splashed a shot of the former Harry Potter star it described as “topless” on page three.

She wrote:

“Emma Watson: ‘Feminism, feminism... gender wage gap... why oh why am I not taken seriously... feminism... oh, and here are my tits!’”

The accusation angered many, with people piling in to censure Hartley-Brewer.

Hartley-Brewer tackled some of her critics head-on.

She was backed up by other social media users, including James Delingpole, a regular Breibart contributor.

Watson starred for a special edition of Vanity Fair to promote her upcoming film ‘Beauty and the Beast’, a remake of the classic Disney tale in which she plays Belle.

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