Ariana Grande's Slut-Shame Shut Down + 6 More Fierce Feminist Comebacks

Ariana Grande's Slut-Shame Shut Down + 6 More Fierce Feminist Comebacks

After Ariana Grande schooled a commenter on why a woman's sexuality is NOT offensive, we took a look at six other fierce feminist shutdowns from the likes of Emma Watson, Zendaya and even Tom Hardy

Ariana Grande
World, don't try Ariana Grande. After the singer released her video for Dangerous Woman, commenters had a LOT to say, and it wasn't all positive. When one fan told Ariana that she looked like a 'whore' in the vid (and tagged her in the comment, naturally), she took the time to enlighten the viewer on why their views were maybe better left unsaid...

This comes months after Power 106 FM were schooled in a little something called women. DJs Justin Credible and Eric DLux asked Ariana whether she’d use make-up or her phone for one last time, Ariana hit back with “is this what you think girls have trouble choosing between?” You think they’d take the hint, but no… Check out the video below.

Tom Hardy
Feminist Mad Max is the Tumblr page that turns a dystopian action film into feminist meme heaven, but lead actor Tom Hardy isn’t shy of speaking out about his views on equality, either. When asked whether when he read the script, he wondered why "all these women were here in a man's movie" (sigh), Hardy had the simplest response for the Toronto Star reporter. Here are 11 more reasons why we heart feminist Tom Hardy

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
The 2015 Golden Globes saw Tina Fey and Amy Poehler unleash some much needed feminist humour on Hollywood’s A-list, including George and Amal Clooney. Congratulating George Clooney for his lifetime achievement award, Fey said “Amal is a human rights lawyer who worked on the Enron case, an adviser to Kofi Annan on Syria and was appointed to a three-person commission investigating rules of war violations in the Gaza strip. So tonight her husband is getting a lifetime achievement award”. Ouch.

Mayim Bialik
Whether you admit it or not, we all love the Big Bang Theory. But did you know that Mayim Bialik, who plays Amy Farrah Fowler in the sitcom, is a genuine neuroscientist? Oh, you did? Someone should have told this red carpet reporter, who found it very funny that people might mistakenly think Mayim might be intelligent! LOL!

Scarlett Johannson
Scarlettt’s no stranger to a skintight catsuit, but that still doesn’t give reporters any right to question her undergarments. In a 2013 interview, Scarlett was clearly not impressed as a reporter tried to get brief with her. Tactful reply there, Scarlett.

Emma Watson
Less of a shut down, more of a build up, Emma Watson’s finest feminist moments are hard to narrow down. Our favourite? In a Twitter chat during her HeForShe campaign launch, Watson answered questions on how to tackle gender inequality. The response to “my Dad thinks I shouldn’t be an engineer”? Become an engineer, of course.

Zendaya isn’t afraid to stand up for what she believes in on social media, so you better watch your back when making insulting comments. In response to an offensive Tweet from Manstagram about girls wearing make-up, Zendaya served up some serious side-eye alongside her reply.

Don't stop there! Here are 26 inspirational quotes from our favourite famous females on life, love and being a badass

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