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We asked every celebrity on the Netflix red carpet the same question.

And it wasn’t, ‘Who are you wearing?’

As you might have gathered from yesterday’s post, we’re pretty excited about Netflix.

Because what could be better than more and more and more TV?

So last night, at Netflix’s birthday party, we mean, Australian launch,  Mamamia decided to ask the stars of the Netflix Australian red carpet one of our favourite questions –

“Are you a feminist?

Mamamia’s Caitlin Stower and Emily Verdouw on the Netflix red carpet.

Spoiler alert: We only got one “no”. And that was more of a “maybe”.

Read more: MIA: 9 things feminism doesn’t do.

Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper
Ellie Kemper. Image via Netflix.

Star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Bridesmaids

“I am a feminist, yes. I describe myself as a feminist because I think women are powerful people. God it sounds so obvious, that’s why!”

Uzo Aduba

Mamamia’s Caitlin Stower interviews Uzo Aduba on the red carpet.

Plays Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in Orange is the New Black 

“I mean the idea by definition, absolutely. I think the idea of social and political and financial equality of any type, and not strictly just for women, but for gender, sexual orientation, racial equality for all types I am in defence of. So by that definition of feminism, yes absolutely I’m in support of that. And I encourage all who are trying to advance it.”

Lorenzo Richelmy

Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy talks to Mamamia’s Emily Verdouw

Italian actor best known for his lead role in Marco Polo

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“Yeah of course. My mother was a strong feminist. I’m so feminist that I’m not allowed to be ‘the gentleman’ because it is a form of masculinity.”

Jennette McCurdy

Jennette McCurdy
Jennette McCurdy. Image via Netflix.

Best known for her role in iCarly and new Netflix thriller Between

“I am. I believe in equal rights, of course.”

Yael Stone

Caitlin Stower asks Australia’s Yael Stone if she’s a feminist.

Plays Lorna Morello in Orange is the New Black

“Yeah I certainly do. Because I don’t think it’s an ugly word, I think it’s a really important word and I think denying the power of that word doesn’t do justice to the people who have come before us and worked really hard for that.”

Charlie Cox

Charlie Cox from ‘The Theory of Everything’ speaking to Mamamia’s Emily Verdouw.


Best known for his role in The Theory of Everything and now as the lead in Netflix’s new Daredevil

“Yes, sure. Because I introduced my best friend to his wife and she is a staunch feminist, so as much as I can be, yeah sure.”

Ben Mendelsohn

“Nope” Ben Mendelsohn is not a feminist. Caitlin Stower is a little afraid.

From Bloodline, Animal Kingdom and Dark Knight Rises

“Nope. Because it’s not the way I describe myself. You might describe me as a feminist and you wouldn’t necessarily be wrong. However I don’t often do a lot of self-describing.”

Deborah Ann Woll

Deborah Anne Woll
Deborah Anne Woll. Image via Netflix.
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Star of True Blood and now Daredevil

“Yes, I think so. I think all women should be feminists and all men can be feminists. It’s just about equality and self-love and only good things can come from that.”

Zoe Marshall and Stephen Khalil

Zoe Marshall Stephen Khalil
Stephen Khalil and Zoe Marshall. Image via Getty.

Zoe is a radio presenter on Sydney’s KIIS Fm and Stephen is a fabulous Australian fashion designer

“Part of me is, but yeah I think I am. Absolutely I’m a feminist, definitely,” Stephen said.

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“Oh, yeah.  I think the word sounds scarier than it is… I think a lot of men get really confused that they can be a feminist, so it’s about taking away the negative connotations that’s been attached to it since the ’70s, which is a little bit aggressive and now it’s what we all are which is equal and it’s about having men support us too,” Zoe told us.

Nikolai Nikolaeff

Nikolai Nikolaeff
Nikolai Nikolaeff. Image via Netflix.

Australian actor best known for roles in Sea Patrol and now Netflix’s Daredevil

“I think I am. I don’t even know how to define that, but it bothers me that it’s not an equal playing field in this day and age. I don’t know, lets just make things happen together.”

Remy Hii and Uli Latukefu

Remy and Uli answer “yes” when asked if they’re feminists.

Remy is an Australian actor appearing in Netflix’s Marco Polo and Uli played ‘Kool Kris’ in Jonah from Tonga and now appearing in Marco Polo

“Absolutely 100%. Why wouldn’t I be, I’m about equality for everyone,” Remy told us.

“So many people have different definitions of what a feminist is. So for me I don’t know whether I’m a feminist. I’m definitely pro-women’s equal opportunities, I’m pro-women’s power of choice. I just think for me personally I’m just like, ‘How do you define being a feminist, because maybe we don’t see it the same?’ I just think, as long as we get treated the same,” Uli said.

Thank you, TV stars. We’ll take that as one big crowd of YES.

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