The actor, who stars as Belle in the new Disney live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, is featured on the cover of Vanity Fair; the corresponding interview talks about Emma Watson's path from child star to adult actor. It also includes photos of Watson in various high fashion getups, including one in a Burberry shrug and (gasp) no bra or shirt under it.
But some people think that feminism and breasts don't mix. Like, for example, radio presenter Julia Hartley-Brewer, who tweeted an article with the picture called "Beauty and the breasts" (sigh). She included the text, "Emma Watson: 'Feminism, feminism…gender wage gap… why oh why am I not taken seriously… feminism… oh and here are my tits!"
And, as they are wont to do, other people weighed in.
But most of them were in support of Emma Watson (and feminism), not against.
This one sums the controversy up pretty well:
A woman named Polly Bartlett tweeted, "Lol everyone calling Emma Watson a hypocrite for exposing *part* of her breasts are by doing so highlighting exactly why feminism is needed."
Emma Watson is not even showing much in the braless pic—just the fact that she (OMG) has breasts. Imagine the horror! She should be ashamed!
Sorry if you're upset that Hermione Granger had the nerve to grow up and have a mind (and body) of her own.