Scarlett Johansson Lawsuit: Time’s Up Calls Disney’s Response a ‘Gendered Character Attack’

Scarlett Johansson Lawsuit: Time’s Up Calls Disney’s Response a ‘Gendered Character Attack’
Disney’s response to Scarlett Johansson’s “Black Widow” lawsuit is being branded by Time’s Up, Women in Film Los Angeles and ReFrame as a “gendered character attack.”

In a joint statement released Friday, the advocacy groups wrote:

“While we take no position on the business issues in the litigation between Scarlett Johansson and The Walt Disney Company, we stand firmly against Disney’s recent statement which attempts to characterize Johansson as insensitive or selfish for defending her contractual business rights. This gendered character attack has no place in a business dispute and contributes to an environment in which women and girls are perceived as less able than men to protect their own interests without facing ad hominem criticism.”

A joint statement from @WomenInFilm, @ReFrameProject, and @Timesupnow: pic.twitter.com/2Ke11fMrjl

— Wif (@WomenInFilm) July 30, 2021

On Thursday, the Marvel star filed a lawsuit against Disney, alleging a breach of contract
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