7 February 2013 11:45 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Last April, we asked Gloria Steinem what she thought of Girls. "I don't know what it is," she told us. We were surprised, especially since her name was invoked at least once to criticize the show's portrayal of twentysomething sex ("Gloria Steinem went to the barricades for this?" wrote Frank Bruni). But all that's in the past, because when we saw her at a screening of Makers: Women Who Make America last night, she assured us that she's since seen the show. And she approves! "I am so relieved to see real people saying real words and wearing real clothes," she said. Or not wearing any clothes at all, we point out, but showing real bodies. "I think the more rebellious we become politically and economically in our lives, the more society tries to tell us that there's something wrong with us," Steinem said. "In order to sort of say, »

- Jennifer Vineyard

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Gloria Steinem
Frank Bruni
"Makers: Women Who Make America" (2013)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners