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Hey perverts, stop staring at Elastigirl’s butt.

For a superhero movie, “Incredibles 2” is extraordinarily feminist. The sequel to 2004’s animated hit “Incredibles,” about a family with superpowers, puts a woman — supermom Elastigirl — in the spotlight. Her husband stays home while she jets off to save the world. She’s a total badass. Unfortunately, the world is fixated on her “thicc...
Time: 16:21     Date: 20.06.2018
US Living News: Hey perverts, stop staring at Elastigirl’s butt. NY Post 24 - US News

The sequel to 2004’s animated hit “Incredibles,” about a family with superpowers, puts a woman — supermom Elastigirl — in the spotlight. Her husband stays home while she jets off to save the world.

She’s a total badass. Unfortunately, the world is fixated on her “thicc ass” instead.

Since the film hit theaters June 15, social-media users have flooded Twitter and Instagram with memes of Elastigirl’s juicy behind.

They’ve overlaid stills of her hourglass figure with wisecracks: “The real reason your man wants to see Incredibles 2,” or “Elastigirl been thick since 2004.”

Even New Yorker critic Anthony Lane brought up the hero’s body in his review. Beholding her outfit —“as tight as a second skin” — he compares her to Anastasia Steele from “Fifty Shades of Grey” and envisions a male theatergoer’s physiological response: “Daddy just rested his cooling soda firmly in his lap and, like Mr. Incredible, tried very hard to think of algebra.”

Seriously, guys? You’re slobbering over a children’s cartoon character? She may be shaped like Kim Kardashian and coated in latex (also, often, like Kim Kardashian), but she’s still a cartoon.

It’s worth nothing that the film’s animation team is almost entirely male. That would explain why Helen Parr, Elastigirl’s non-superhero self, wears baggy clothes — just your run-of-the-mill mom. But when she slides on her superhero get-up, she’s all curves.

It’s almost as if Elastigirl gets her powers from her feminine figure. What woman would sign off on that?

The design team may have objectified her, but the writers didn’t: Elastigirl is courageous, cunning and competent.

And, men of the Internet, you shouldn’t, either. Elastigirl may be imaginary, but real girls and women are reading your gross comments. And we’re not impressed.

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