Pamela Anderson is not impressed with the #MeToo movement and said she thinks an apparent “third wave of feminism … paralyzes men.”
“I think this feminism can go too far. I’m a feminist, but I think that this third wave of feminism is a bore,” the 51-year-old actress and former Playboy playmate shared Sunday on “60 Minutes Australia.” (RELATED: Rose McGowan Slams Meryl Streep For Silent Protest Planned For Golden Globes)
“I think it paralyzes men, I think this #MeToo movement is a bit too much for me,” she added. “I’m sorry, I’ll probably get killed for saying that.”
“Feminism can go too far. I’m a feminist, but I think that this third wave of feminism is a bore. I think it paralyses men.” Pamela Anderson criticises the #MeToo movement, warning women to use “common sense” @PamFoundation #60Mins pic.twitter.com/6dUmvbueRu
— 60 Minutes Australia (@60Mins) November 4, 2018
The “Baywatch” star then shared that her mom taught her not to go “to a hotel with a stranger” and that if someone showed up to a meeting in a bath robe, maybe go elsewhere.
“If someone answers a door in a bath robe and it’s supposed to be a business meeting maybe I should go with somebody else,”the Canadian model shared. “I think that somethings are just common sense. Or if you go in, get the job. I’m Canadian, I’m going to speak my mind. I’m sorry, I’m not politically correct.”
The last part was a direct reference to many of the sexual misconduct allegations against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. She admitted that she didn’t have the same experience as others did with him, but that the one time their paths did cross it wasn’t a pleasant one.
Earlier this year, famed French actress Catherine Deneuve faced a backlash after commenting on the #MeToo movement, calling it a new form of “puritanism.”
The 75-year-old actress joined with almost 100 other women, allegedly defending men’s rights to “hit on women,” in a January letter published in Le Monde.
“Rape is a crime, but trying to seduce someone, even persistently or cack-handedly, is not – nor is men being gentlemanly a macho attack,” the letter stated.