Boohoo, Sigourney: “Jim didn’t have Breasts…”

This is based on old news, to be sure, but today’s female chauvinist pig award goes to (drum roll): Sigourney Weaver!

In an interview with a Brazilian news website, Weaver said the Academy’s choice of best director was motivated by the fact that a woman had never won the prize.

“Jim didn’t have breasts, and I think that was the reason,” Weaver told Folha Online. “He should have taken home that Oscar,” she said.

“Today it’s fashionable to give the Oscar to a small movie that nobody saw,” Weaver said.

Le sigh.

I can’t even begin to discuss my reaction to this…..


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