Blanchett reprised her role as Galadriel in Peter Jackson's adaptations of The Hobbit (2012–2014), prequel to The Lord of the Rings series, filmed in New Zealand. As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. “I do really believe that the judicial system is a fundamental building block of democracy and if we pull that out of the Jenga block, it’s all going to collapse,” added the star. © DC Thomson Co Ltd 2020. Blanchett’s comments came weeks after allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein were made public. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. All Rights Reserved. 358.6k Followers, 632 Following, 2,339 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Cate blanchett (@cate_blanchettofficial) “I cannot for the life of me work out why adults are participating in that s**t’”. Newsquest Media Group Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Since May 2018, the monthly demonstrations against secretly-filmed spycam pornography in Seoul has shattered records to become the biggest-ever women's protest in South Korea where the global #MeToo movement has unleashed an unprecedented wave of female-led activism, Swedish MEP Linnéa Engström sits behind a placard placed on her desk that reads "Me too" during a debate about combating sexual harassment and abuse in the EU at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Activists participate in front of the Brandenburg Gate in a demonstration for women's rights in Berlin, A McDonald's employee holds a sign during a protest against sexual harassment in the workplace in Chicago, An activist participates in the 2018 #MeToo March in Hollywood, Women hold a banner reading "still feminist" with the Eiffel tower in background, French activist Jean-Baptiste Redde, aka Voltuan, holds a placard as protesters take part in a gathering against gender-based and sexual violence in Paris, Activists and advocates for survivors of sexual abuse, including Democratic candidate for Illinois governor at the time JB Prtizker (left), gather in the Federal Building Plaza to protest the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in Chicago, Illinois after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted out Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and agreed to an additional week of investigation into accusations of sexual assault against him before the full Senate votes on his confirmation. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? I think it's a genuine way to build community and, we tell ourselves we live in democracies, but really the media runs a lot of the way opinions are formed. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Yomi Adegoke: “The Pressure To Perform Relatability Online Is Its Own Form Of Inauthenticity”. ” ‘Do they like me?’ It’s pathetic, the whole thing about people worrying about what other people are going to think,”. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. CATE BLANCHETT is not a fan of social media, finding that the concept of "likes and dislikes" found on most platforms causes "rivalry and jealousy" among supposed friends. New episodes are available fortnightly. Debate is different to hate speech. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Debate is different to hate speech. red capart Glam Cam after it scanned her from top to bottom, Another lesson learned by interviewers came when Blanchett spotted the camera giving her the once over as she was interviewed on SAG red carpet in 2014. Blanchett also shared her thoughts on the effect the digital age has had on the world in the same interview with Yahoo. Cate Blanchett arriving for the awarding ceremony of the 77th annual Venice International Film Festival, in Venice, Italy, 12 September 2020. Of course you want people to go see the films that you make; of course you want them to enjoy them. “We can’t move forward without intelligent discussion and also debate. Do they like that look on the red carpet?' “There’s a subversive quality to the Internet, and I do think there’s a genuine ability to connect. This isn’t the first time Blanchett has spoken about sexual harassment. You have to say, 'This is what I'm doing right now.'". Blanchett also previously condemned Weinstein in a statement to Variety, reading: “Any man in a position of power or authority who thinks it’s his prerogative to threaten, intimidate or sexually assault any woman he encounters or works alongside needs to be called to account. Do you want me to throw you out?’, “But the comments that get said about what women wear on the red carpet, I mean, if you troll through those trolls on the internet — just don’t.”. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. This week, the Blue Jasmine actress took aim at a global obsession with selfies that spawned selfie sticks, ‘belfies’ and Kim Kardashian’s Selfish book, telling Yahoo: “I think it’s because people constantly are taking pictures of ourselves to send them to people to see, ‘do they like me?’, “It’s pathetic, the whole thing about people worrying about what other people are going to think.”. NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) — Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett slammed social media, calling it “schoolyard” in a recent interview. Blanchett was promoting her two new films Carol and Truth in a interview with Yahoo! "I hope the conversations I have with her are no different than the conversations I have with my sons," she said.