Cara Delevingne Praises 'Suicide Squad' For Lack of Sexism

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It's not a new observation when actress Cara Delevingne says she thinks superhero movies are sexist.

Delevingne is getting ready for her own turn as a superhero in the upcoming DC movie "Suicide Squad," but that hasn't stopped her from sharing her displeasure in other films of the same genre.

Delevingne says "Female superheroes are normally naked or in bikinis. No-one would be able to fight like that.

Wonder Woman, how the hell does she fight? She would be dead in a minute." In the case of Wonder Woman, actress Gal Gadot, had to respond to criticism that her body wasn't up to para with their expectations.

Gadot responded that it was all "empty talk." Even the more "progressive" female character of Marvel's Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) gets asked more about her body than character.

Delevingne is still excited about her role in "Suicide Squad," though. There are three female characters being portrayed in the film, Karen Fukuhara as Katana, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, and Delevingne as Enchantress.

Delevingne praises the movie for giving it's female characters lead roles. "There are only three girls in [Suicide Squad] but in my opinion they have the best roles."

"Suicide Squad" is a team made up of super-villains that do jobs for the U.S. government in order to reduce their jail sentences.

The operations they are put on have a high risk factor that could lead to death, hence their name.

The film will also star Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, and Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang. The film's to be released next August.

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