“Women could be accused of witchcraft for having an independent sex life, for speaking their mind on politics and religion, or for dressing differently. Had I lived in earlier times, I could have been burnt at the stake many times over for simply being myself.” What actress, in an essay for Elle magazine, sent her love to “wicked women,” or women who break the rules and push the boundaries?
A. Bette Midler
B. Geena Davis
C. Patricia Arquette
D. Angelina Jolie
The correct answer is D. Angelina Jolie, who in the September issue of Elle, asks the question, “What is it about the power of a woman free in mind and body that has been perceived as so dangerous throughout history?”