Kit Harington said that sexism male actor face is similarly “disparaging” as female on-screen characters. The Game of Thrones performing artist Kit Harington opened up about sexism confronted by male on-screen characters in the film business and said that he is irritated by the consistent inquiries he confronts about his looks, reported Dailymail.co.uk.
He said that sexism male actors face is similarly “belittling” as female actress. He said that he regularly felt pigeonhole ed as ‘a head of hair or a set of looks’ and felt uncomfortable when he was requested that film topless scenes.
“There’s a sexism that happens towards men. There’s definitely a sexism in our industry that happens towards women, and there is towards men as well. At some points during photo-shoots when I’m asked to strip down, I felt that. If I felt I was being employed just for my looks, I’d stop acting,” the 29-year-old star stated. – CINEWS