Allison Williams Participated In A Discussion About Social Justice — And The Internet Has LOTS Of Opinions!
Just like an episode of Girls, Allison Williams isn’t shying away from controversy!
On Tuesday, the Get Out actress appeared at MCON — a conference in Washington D.C. where filmmakers, technology experts, and entrepreneurs discuss the global issues affecting our world — and participated in a discussion about social justice.
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According to Twitter, the 29-year-old talked about race, and how it affects everything from education to our criminal justice system:
Talking about race and privilege- as a white woman I should feel uncomfortable, my job is to listen and learn. Allison Williams #MCON
— Monica C Maggiano (@MCMagg) June 6, 2017
“The entire criminal justice system is just racist.” -Allison Williams (Marnie from Girls) talking truth at #MCON pic.twitter.com/e9jsaxeKm8
— Molly Fratianne P. (@MollyFratz) June 6, 2017
What can millennials do about education? Allison Williams says get involved. “Every day that goes by is a day too late” for kids. #MCON pic.twitter.com/dBatbAlRDC
— Justin Christy (@justinchristy) June 6, 2017
Not surprisingly, the Internet had SEVERAL opinions about Williams’ speech. While some thought she made valid points, others thought it was total bullshit!
To see the best reactions, ch-ch-check them out (below)!
So tired of actual privileged white libs like Allison Williams telling me and all white ppl they must be privileged too. Kindly fuck off.
— Shannah (@Just_Shannah) June 6, 2017
Allison Williams: Yes, of course I am uncomfortable talking race, privilege. It means passing the microphone! #MCON pic.twitter.com/y4EPsxH1tp
— David Forsell (@dforsell) June 6, 2017
Denouncing members of your own group for (alleged) moral transgressions – like Allison Williams did – is a cheap way to get a #dopamine fix.
— Jeffrey D. Plorable (@Jeffrey_of_Troy) June 6, 2017
When I think of the epitome of white privilege, I think of Allison Williams. So glad she’s speaking out against it. ??
— Erin (@erinheartscoco) June 6, 2017
I thought Allison Williams was trending bc she did something bad, but she did something good and a bunch of Trump supporters disagree ??♂️
— Miles (@MilesHighClub_) June 6, 2017
Allison Williams proves that aggressive stupidity runs in the family. It actually gallops. pic.twitter.com/3Zgl06DySZ
— Jeune (@ExMrsSallah) June 6, 2017
Surprisingly impressed by Allison Williams. #MCON
— H. Lee (@WilliamtonA) June 6, 2017
“Allison Williams” needs to worry more about the fact that she’s a White woman living in a post-Globalist
— EM Weiße (@IonWeisse) June 6, 2017
Does anyone really care about “Allison Williams”?
Hollywood is farce.
Invest in your own opinions and ideas b4 some celebrity’s.
— MorelOfTheStory? (@AmericaRising17) June 6, 2017
[Image via WENN.]
Key point from Allison Williams: the importance of listening, learning, and apologizing for mistakes, even when well-intentioned. #MCON
— Sarah Heffern (@smheffern) June 6, 2017