On Jane Campion’s Comment on Venus and Serena

A white woman will ALWAYS “white woman” eventually.

Last night when accepting her Critic’s Choice Award for Best Director, Jane Campion had this to say about Venus and Serena Williams: “Venus and Serena you’re marvels but you don’t have to compete against the men like I do.”

Firstly, Jane Campion is literally incorrect: both Venus and Serena have played mixed doubles in which they compete…




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