Kate Hudson opens up about backlash over portrayal of autism in ‘Music’
Kate Hudson stars in the new movie "Music", which was called by autism advocacy groups for her portrayal of a teenage girl on the spectrum, played by Maddie Ziegler. During sit on "Jimmy Kimmel Live", Hudson, 41, responded to the backlash, saying she knew there should be more conversation around proper performance. "I think when […]

Kate Hudson stars in the new movie "Music", which was called by autism advocacy groups for her portrayal of a teenage girl on the spectrum, played by Maddie Ziegler.

During sit on "Jimmy Kimmel Live", Hudson, 41, responded to the backlash, saying she knew there should be more conversation around proper performance.

"I think when people see the film, they will see the amount of love and sensitivity that went into it", Nominated for the 2021 Golden Globes for Best Actress, told Kimmel a backlash around "Music".

"But that's an important conversation to have, not just about this movie, but as a whole - about the performance."

“For me, when I hear that there is someone who feels excluded, I feel bad,” she continued.

“It's a permanent and important dialogue to have, on neurotypical actors representing neurodivergent characters. It's important to have people with experts who know how to engage in the conversation. I really encourage him. I think it's important to say that we are listening.

Hudson stars in the photo shot by Sia opposite Ziegler as her older sister, a former drug trafficker who finds herself in charge of her brother with special needs who communicates through a device that speaks for her and still listens to her. music through large headphones.

Sia has defended the film, but has also embarked on discussions on social networks with his detractors.

Kate Hudson addressed the aftermath of the Sia-directed movie, "Music."
Kate Hudson spoke about the aftermath of the Sia-directed movie "Music."
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