Bryce Dallas Howard Is Chucking Her High Heels for Next "Jurassic World"
We can't say for sure how difficult it is to run away from a dinosaur, but we can without a doubt say that it would be a whole lot harder if high heels were involved. Bryce Dallas Howard, who played Claire Dearing in the first Jurassic World, will ditch the corporate heels from the first movie for alternate footwear (we hope some sneakers, maybe with jets on the back to help her run really fast).
This will come much to feminist fans' relief. According to Mashable, Howard said many viewers found a problem with the way her character was dressed as she raced through the jungle.
"I did appreciate the fact that people wanted to ensure that it's important for there to be female characters and roles where they do go on a journey and they aren't just a function of the plot," she said. "And so that's something that is a really important conversation to continue."
The conversation doesn't seem to be going away anytime soon, as we know from stars such as Carey Mulligan and Jennifer Lawrence, the need for equal roles and pay for females is still a pressing issue.
Although Howard appreciated the outpour of fan's unrest for the value of her character, she made it clear that she is a force to be reckoned with whether she's wearing heels or not.
"She's in high heels because she's a woman who has been in high heels her whole life and she can f—ing sprint in them," Howard told Cosmo. "She can. That's kind of how I perceived it. She doesn't have to be in menswear and flats in order to outrun a T. rex. That's what women can do."
You go, girl.
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