Once again, Florence Pugh has been forced to defend her life choices to strangers on social media. The ‘Black Widow’ star wore a see-through pink tulle dress by Valentino to the fashion house’s couture show in Rome on July 9, according to HuffPost. Pugh’s nipples were partially visible through the fabric… and the internet had a lot to say about it.
In her July 10 Instagram clapback, Pugh admitted she knew the dress would draw attention, writing, “Whether it’s negative or positive, we all knew what we were doing.” Pugh added, “What What is interesting to watch and witness is how easy it is for men to completely destroy a woman’s body publicly, proudly and for all to see”, with many of these critics including their job titles “and work emails”. in their public profiles.
Pugh also seemed frustrated with her unable to win situation, writing, “So many of you aggressively wanted to let me know how disappointed you were in my ‘little t**s’. … Why are you so afraid of boobs? ? Small? Big? Left? To the right? Only one? Maybe none?” Luckily, Pugh isn’t fighting this battle alone. After posting her response, a few notable celebs speak out in her favor.
Regé-Jean Page has denounced sexist comments about Florence Pugh
The Duke of Hastings has spoken. Bridgerton graduate Regé-Jean Page was one of several stars to condemn the misogynist discourse surrounding Florence Pugh’s sheer Valentino dress. In an Instagram story on July 10 (via Us Weekly), Page urged men to speak out more proactively. “Look at you guys. Then check out your buddies and step up when it’s time to step up,” Page wrote. “If the boys are out of line, have a say,” the Gray Man actor suggested, adding, “The weird thing about misogyny is that men actually listen to other men, so do your bit, especially in The next few years will be a really good time to listen and take some responsibility for the good of all.”
Other celebs also praised Pugh’s outspoken address of her physical exam. Joey King wrote in Pugh’s comments: “You really are so amazing. You put into words what so many feel but can’t articulate,” while Aubrey Plaza exclaimed, “Okay, that’s what I said.”
Pugh has spoken out in favor of accepting nudity several times in the past. Compared to her native England, Pugh told the Radio Times (via Yahoo!) in 2018 that American moviegoers were “pretty scared of bums and nipples.” Pugh has appeared topless in movies like Netflix’s The Outlaw King Bustle, Pugh said, “We watched a lot of European movies growing up, so nudity was never an issue for me.”