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Dame Hates ‘Laddish’ Girls

July 29, 2008

VETERAN actress Dame Eileen Atkins has poured scorn on everything from “laddish” female TV presenters to the belief in acting “dynasties”.

The Cranford star, who was famously propositioned by Hollywood hunk Colin Farrell just before her 70th birthday, told the Radio Times: “My skin crawls when I see laddish women presenting television shows who almost slap their thighs as if they’re in panto.

“I think ‘Stop. This isn’t what we meant by feminism.’ It’s gone completely wrong.”

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