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Kirsten Dunst Slams Reuters Tweet Saying She’s “Best Known as Spider-Man’s Girlfriend”

Marvel followers (and followers of primary good style) have been lately outraged to see a social media put up by the information website Reuters, which got here with the caption, “Kirsten Dunst, greatest recognized for her function as Spiderman’s girlfriend, receives a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.” Not solely was the put up ridiculous for its clear misspelling of “Spider-Man’s” identify, it additionally confirmed large disrespect to Dunst, in what ought to’ve been a milestone second within the actress’s profession. Well, after followers of Dunst, Spider-Man, and primary good style have all given Reuters an ear full, Kirsten Dunst is now talking up for herself.

Dunst lately made an look on The Talk, the place she had an opportunity to publicly handle the incident with Reuters, and the way she feels about it. Here’s what she needed to say:

“Well you know… I don’t really look at Twitter and stuff, so I’m not really a social media girl. But I was looking for the show and everything, and it felt like, you know, I read it too and was like ‘Yeah, that’s pretty s****y.’ (Laughs) So I was proud that my fans and everyone rallied around and supported me. I was a very ignorant tweet, and it was probably done very carelessly by a man.”

While the final bit is considerably presumptive, it is most likely not too far off the mark, both. Social media accounts for main shops most likely do not get the extent of scrutiny that they need to, as social media managers usually need not adhere to the identical editorial requirements as a reporter. There are additionally hints of a generational hole in that Reuters tweet – particularly a youthful person who is probably not aware of Dunst’s physique of labor that stems again to acclaimed within the ’90s (Jumanji, Interview With a Vampire); a string of cult-hit movies within the late ’90s/00s (Virgin Suicides, Bring It On); and naturally that Spider-Man trilogy that made her a geek tradition icon. Since being in Spider-Man Dunst’s work has steered towards extra creative and difficult roles, with movies like All Good Things, Bachelorette, On the Road, Hidden Figures and even acclaimed TV roles in Fargo and Black Mirror.

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…That’s all to say, it is not stunning that the youthful crowd is not all too aware of the extra mature profession section that Dunst has transitioned into because the late ’00s. And its that very same maturation that has rightly earned her that star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Respect.

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