“I’m so sorry!!” Emily Browning announces as she sprints around the corner in skinny gray jeans and Nike Cortes, with a Labrador/Pit puppy in tow. “She’s very friendly,” Browning explains as she recounts the story of how she found the dog just 3 days earlier. The 2-month old pup (whose name is unknown at press time) was discovered alongside the highway en route to a photo shoot. Emily, with the help of her publicist, was able to coax the stray over and calm her down. After no chip was discovered at the vet, it was official—Emily became a dog mom.


“Hollywood movies are made for white men,” a large, bolded serif font sits atop of a Guardian article. I ask Emily about the interview where she discusses her aversion to the ‘hot babe’ archetype. “I remember when I said that. The next day that was the one quote. It’s not that I was misquoted; it’s just that everything you say gets taken out of context and sometimes dumbed down.” She considers her words as the pup begins to playfully chew her hand, “What I was saying was, a lot of the stories that have been told up until now have been predominately about white, cis-gendered, straight men, and there is this feeling, that… we’re so used to it, that it’s almost become innate. [We see] a white man is a person—and everyone else is another thing. It’s as though [you become] ‘other’ if you’re anything else. It’s just a really tricky conversation to have. You know, of course there are white men out there that have had a really fucking rough time, but it’s never because they’re white men that they’ve had a really rough time.”

(read the rest of the interview at the source)

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