Emily Ratajkowski: why model is criticising Netflix for Marilyn Monroe movie Blonde starring Ana de Armas

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There has been even more backlash for new Marilyn Monroe movie starring Ana de Armas

Emily Ratajkowski, 31, from New York took to TikTok to criticise the new Netflix film based on the life of Marilyn Monroe.

The movie named Blonde is based off the fictional 1999 book of the same name by Joyce Carol Oates.

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Emily shared a video to her 1.8 Million TikTok followers sharing her thoughts on the film.

Emily Ratajkowski (Getty Images) Emily Ratajkowski (Getty Images)
Emily Ratajkowski (Getty Images) | Getty Images for Harper's BAZAAR

In the video which has been watched over two million times the model said: “So I’ve been hearing a lot about this Marilyn Monroe movie Blonde, which I haven’t seen yet, but I’m not surprised to hear that it’s yet another movie fetishising female pain, even in death.

“We love to fetishise female pain. Look at Amy Winehouse, look at Britney Spears, look at the way we obsess over [Princess] Diana’s death, the way we obsess over dead girls and serial killers.

American film star Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962)American film star Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962)
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"I’m gonna be p***d off when I see this movie, I already know it. But it’s nothing new and, yeah, I’m just gonna get angry."

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The film starring Ana de Arma has seen recent backlash over the scenes of sexual assault, abortion, and for not being factually correct to the actresses life.

Ana de Armas attends Campari Red Diaries 2019 Press Conference at Cinema Anteo on February 05, 2019 Ana de Armas attends Campari Red Diaries 2019 Press Conference at Cinema Anteo on February 05, 2019
Ana de Armas attends Campari Red Diaries 2019 Press Conference at Cinema Anteo on February 05, 2019 | Getty Images for Campari

Joyce Carol Oats, the author of the book Blonde, shared her thoughts on the film in a recent post on her Twitter account, she said: “I think it was/is a brilliant work of cinematic art obviously not for everyone.”

The biopic delves deeper into the Hollywood icon’s traumatic childhood, her failed romances and addiction to drugs.

One of the controversial topics covered in the new film is her relationship with former US President John F. Kennedy.

The film is available to watch on Netflix now.

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