Published On: Fri, Sep 23rd, 2016

Emily Blunt feels great pressure for motherhood



The 33-year-old British beauty Emily Blunt has stated recently that there is huge social pressure on women vis-à-vis whether or not they choose to become mothers and the option they make, later than they do.

The Girl on the Train is Blunt’s new movie in which she is playing as Rachel Watson, a newly divorcee and alcoholic who becomes fanatical with a apparently ideal duo she looks every day whereas passing their home on the train. The narrative of the movie undertakes features of motherhood; Blunt has heralds on how she thinks regarding it.

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She was stating at the film’s world premiere on Tuesday night and the actress who made her professional debut in The Royal Family and screen debut in the 2003 television film Boudica (Warrior Queen), told “There is a huge societal pressure on women when it comes to motherhood and these ‘mommy cults’ that go on. The lady who performed in the 2004 drama film My Summer of Love which garnered her the Evening Standard British Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer continued by saying that “It makes women feel they have to be defensive about the choices they make; whether they want to be mothers or not or whether they want to breastfeed or not.”


Blunt additionally added that in the domestic world, women can be a little nasty towards each other, additional so than in any other atmosphere. She added “I think this film really captures that … I think women will really relate to the film and see aspects of themselves, or themselves fully, in any one of these characters.”

In 2016, Blunt starred in the fantasy-action film The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016). She stars in The Girl on the Train (2016), based on the international best-selling novel of the same name.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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