12 Ridiculously Sexist Movie Scenes That Prove Hollywood Hates Women
10. Bella Goes Cliff-Diving - The Twilight Saga: New Moon
The Scene: After spending months moping about Edward's (Robert Pattinson) departure, Bella (Kristen Stewart) discovers that she can see visions of him again through thrill-seeking activities. As such, in desperation, she ends up taking a dive off a cliff, but this causes her to be knocked unconscious by a rock, at which point she's resuscitated by hunky lycanthrope Jacob (Taylor Lautner). Why It's Sexist: It just demonstrates that Bella doesn't have any real agency of her own, and her story is completely defined by her relationship with men. She idiotically risks her life in an effort to bring Edward back (in a move that the series' young, impressionable fans would probably call "romantic"), and minutes later is gassing with a shirtless werewolf dude. It doesn't exactly set a good example for tweens feverishly digesting these movies, does it?
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