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Keira Knightley doesn’t like playing modern-day characters because they ‘nearly always get raped’

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  • Keira Knightley avoids taking roles in modern-day films because of the way that women are presented.
  • Knightley claims that female characters are either “raped in the first five pages” or “simply there to be the loving girlfriend or wife.”
  • She also admitted that she is more likely to take on “corset roles” due to her love of the genre.

Sexual violence towards women in films set in the current day is a major reason why Keira Knightley shies away from taking modern-day roles, she revealed in an interview with Variety.

While she praised Netflix and Amazon for producing original dramas with “strong female read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com