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Israel's massacre in Gaza reaches Cannes red carpet

Israel's massacre in Gaza reaches Cannes red carpet

While Kristen Stewart's attitude towards Cannes red carpet etiquette couldn't be more relaxed-ditching her heels midway through a photo call-the actress is definitely taking her beauty game seriously.

In 2015, the festival faced a huge backlash after it was revealed that a group of women had been turned away from a screening of the film Carol for opting to don flat shoes.

Palestinian filmmaker Annemarie Jacir led a rally at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday to show solidarity with the 60 people killed in the Gaza protests, on the same day as the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem.

Not just Kristen but others too have spoken out against the policy, including British actress Emily Blunt, who said: "Everyone should wear flats, to be honest". She utilized the platform of Cannes Red Carpet to draw the world's attention towards Killing of Palestinians.




Her action had apparently not been sanctioned by the festival organisers.

In an effort to put an end to the age-old sexist tradition, the member of the jury, Kristen has begun speaking out against the dress code and the sexist fashion expectations at the event. You can not come in.' Then (I'm going to say), 'Neither is my friend. It's just like you simply can not ask me to do something that you are not asking him [to do]. We shouldn't be wearing high heels anyway. "I get the black-tie thing but you should be able to do either version-flats or heels".

"If you're not asking guys to wear heels and a dress, you can't ask me either", she stated emphatically at the time. You can not come in.' Then (I'm going to say), 'Neither is my friend.

Sara wore a very feathery white creation from the designers who have been hotly tipped to design Meghan Markle's wedding dress - Ralph & Russo.