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Sally Phillips on 'Bridget Jones’ Diary' being cancelled

womanandhome.com
 2021-04-08

Cover picture for the articleSally Phillips, who played Shazza in the classic film Bridget Jones’ Diary has spoken about cancelling the classic film based on the book of the same name by Helen Fielding. Recently Bridget Jones’ Diary has been criticised by modern viewers for having antiquated ideas about body image, sexual harassment and feminism. Highlighting the discourse are tweets such as, “In Bridget Jones’ Diary we’re supposed to believe that she’s a failure and overweight when she’s 10 stone, got dead good mates, walks her way into a tv job, owns her own flat in central London and is fancied by Hugh Grant AND Colin Firth.”

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