Kristen Wiig has never attracted such controversy in any role she has ever taken. While she’s no stranger to comedy, she’s really in the middle of a bit of funny business.
While director Paul Fieg recently fired back at critics (after a really long time, we must add), it had seemed that the actresses involved in the film’s production were keeping mum on the subject. No, she didn’t make any pseudo poly-offensive statement regarding her role in Ghostbusters, she actually said quite the opposite.
“And the fact there was so much controversy because we were women was surprising to me. Some people said some really not nice things about the fact that there were women. It didn’t make me mad, it just really bummed me out. We’re really honoring those movies.”
“Why wouldn’t I want to do a Ridley Scott movie about someone stranded on Mars starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain? Aren’t we supposed to do as many things as possible and wear as many colors as we can? That’s why I like this art form.”
Or at the very least, a lot more whiny basement dwellers.
Source: Los Angeles