In a recent interview with GQ Mila Kunis talks sexism in her panties.
Since getting her start as Jackie on “That 70’s Show,” Kunis has continued her comedic mastery. According to Huffington Post, Kunis has been a longtime voice on the cartoon “Family Guy,” and also stars in “Ted,” a romantic comedy written and directed by Seth MacFarlane.
Despite her success, the actress talks to GQ Magazine about the struggles women face in the entertainment industry. Kunis stated in the interview, “The bottom line is if you’re an attractive female in this industry, people just take you as that: attractive. People aren’t getting the opportunity to move beyond being attractive. It’s not only with comedy. It could be with drama or action or whatever. People are distracted by looks.” Kunis continues stating “Image is not a priority for me.”
However, the issues of sexism faced by women in the entertainment industry are beginning to change somewhat. This summer has and continues to be jam packed with flicks that center around a strong female comedic lead. The most successful R-rated female comedy ever “Bridesmaids,” has been a great success in the box office. Following the lead Cameron Diaz’s role in “Bad Teacher,” demonstrates a strong female comedic lead as well. Furthermore, Jennifer Aniston’s role in the upcoming film “Horrible Bosses,” demonstrates a seeming role-reversal as a woman takes on the role of predator in the workplace.
During the interview with GQ, Kunis cited her favorite female comedian as Lucille Ball and discussed several other female comedians that have inspired her. Kunis discussed her favorite female comedians stating, “Lucille Ball is perfection- her timing and her commitment. Sarah Silverman is raunchy and brilliant, and people call her out for saying f*****-up stuff that they wouldn’t have a problem with a man saying. How dare she? Who else? Tina Fey. She’s a genius. I actually just finished reading Bossypants.”
Although Kunis faces sexism in the entertainment industry, she doesn’t let the clatter affect her. Kunis has also demonstrated she is able to branch off from her comedic roots, starring in the dramatic film – Black Swan.