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Melissa Benoist: Why Supergirl is feminist


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Following a premiere of CBS’ Supergirl, Melissa Benoist stopped by The Late Show to plead all things super — including because a much-talked-about array is feminist. 

Host Stephen Colbert told Benoist that he “tear[ed] up” a small over Supergirl, explaining that he’s “excited” to see a young, womanlike superhero on TV, and asked her if she favourite that a thought of a feminist summary behind a series. 

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“I consider it’s great,” Benoist responded. “And we consider what’s feminist about it is that it’s for everyone. She has all a same powers [Superman] does,” she added. Simple as that. Colbert afterwards showed a assembly a print of Benoist hanging out with some Girl Scouts on set, “inspiring some immature girls already.” 

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Article source: http://www.ew.com/article/2015/10/27/supergirl-feminist-melissa-benoist-stephen-colbert

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