A Sexist Tweet About Kirsten Dunst Created a New Viral Meme

By 1 year ago

Last week, Kirsten Dunst was gifted with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, joining other famous names. The stars are given to actors, singers, and performers for their contributions to the field of entertainment. A since-deleted tweet by @Reuters covered this momentous occasion by tweeting: “Kirsten Dunst, best known for her role as Spiderman’s girlfriend, receives a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.”

Online, people became enraged that Kirsten Dunst was being reduced to simply “Spiderman’s girlfriend.” Dunst has held roles in films like Jumanji, Bring It On, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Marie Antoinette, Hidden Figures, and The Beguiled, as well as several others since 1989.

One Twitter user pointed out the sexism in this tweet by writing:

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