Scarlett Johansson Hits Out At ‘Slut Shamers’ In A New Hard-Hitting Interview

She says women should be able to enjoy sex without being labelled as "wild" and "deviant".

Scarlett Johansson is on the cover of Cosmopolitan this July and she’s opened up about her feelings regarding female sexuality and body autonomy.

The Lucy actress has always been outspoken on human rights, and she has said, “When women talk about enjoying sex, it’s almost forbidden. Just having a healthy sexual attitude, you are labeled as loose, wild, a slut.

“You have no morals, and you’re seen as some kind of sexual deviant or someone who can’t be in a monogamous relationship. The minute you talk about enjoying yourself, being curious, that is still taboo.”

Scarlett has called for that stigma to be eradicated, as women are just as entitled to enjoy sex as men are.

She went on to say that women deserve full control over their bodies, and should not be ashamed to speak about what they’re doing or the choices their making. As a supporter of Planned Parenthood, a nonprofit organisation that provides reproductive healthcare in the US, the mother-of-one wants to erase the stigma around female body autonomy.

“There’s no reason we shouldn’t be talking about our reproductive rights,” she said, adding that, “They’re something we have to fight for and continue to protect. There’s nothing icky about talking about that stuff.

“Of course, it’s private and it’s your body, but we should take the stigma away.”

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