Never Actually Eat A Thing While At A Restaurant
Why yes, another sexist trope to add to my long list of 'em, here. I'd be more surprised to see an actress actually take a bite of their food than otherwise, at this point. That said, I can understand that actors do many, many repeated takes of one scene, which would essentially mean them eating a four-course meal if they actually swallowed. But still, the lack of women eating in movies — especially while on that mythical perfect first date — serves up unhealthy and unrealistic expectations for young girls watching at home. And that's all there is to it.
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