Bizarre Stereotypes About Women That Hollywood Won’t Let Go

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Hollywood loves stereotypes, and with good reason. They're lazy shorthand for getting an idea across quickly, and save writers considerable time and energy. The problem is, movies don't exist in a vacuum. The often-bizarre assumptions movies make about people worm their way into the global shared consciousness, and just like that, everyone believes they're true.

So we asked our readers to look at the weird ideas that movies and TV spread about women.

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