Charlie’s Angels director and actor Elizabeth Banks took to Twitter to reveal her holiday wish list.
She posted a photo that reads:
“All I Want This Holiday is
- action on climate change
- cancel school lunch debt
- criminal justice reform
- no kids in cages
- good health for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- coal (and worse) for McConnell, Jordan, Graham & Nunes
- a woman’s right to choose
- action on gun control
- Trump’s tax return
- Stephen Miller fired
- Brett Kavanaugh to step down”
Banks captioned the photo writing, “Amen.”
Amen. 🤷🏼♀️ pic.twitter.com/JCfeXpyZcl
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) November 26, 2019
Banks’ holiday wish list comes shortly after her Charlie’s Angels film bombed at the box office and she prematurely blamed men for the film’s failure.
According to The Numbers the film’s opening weekend only grossed $8.3 million. It has currently only grossed $14.9 million at the domestic box office and $44.7 million worldwide.
The film reportedly had a $49 million production budget.
A week before the film even released into theaters, Banks was already placing blame on the film’s box office failure.
She stated, “Look, people have to buy tickets to this movie, too. This movie has to make money.”
She added, “If this movie doesn’t make money it reinforces a stereotype in Hollywood that men don’t go see women do action movies.”
Banks also explained why the film needed to make money:
“By the way, I’m happy for those characters to have box office success, but we need more women’s voices supported with money because that’s the power. The power is in the money.”
She also complained about the number of Spider-Man films, movies which she starred in.
“You’ve had 37 Spider-Man movies and you’re not complaining!”
Banks added, “I think women are allowed to have one or two action franchises every 17 years—I feel totally fine with that.”
Elizabeth Banks and Politics
Banks’ holiday wish list is not out of character for the director and actress.
Back in 2012, she called for President Barack Obama to draft gun control legislation.
Petition calling on Obama to draft gun control legislation has twice the threshold required for a White House response https://t.co/5YVIWF1G
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) December 15, 2012
Last year, she campaigned to try and stop Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court.
The American people want and deserve a SCOTUS nominee who will respect the basic liberties guaranteed to all of us. Based on his record, Judge Kavanaugh is not that nominee. Tell your senators: Save Roe, vote NO. https://t.co/cyxLQtdiIS #StopKavanaugh @ReproRights https://t.co/yundMgvtrC
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) August 31, 2018
As for Donald Trump she’s referred to him as a lyin’ loser in the past.
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) July 22, 2016
What do you make of Elizabeth Banks’ holiday wish list? Do you think Santa Claus will bring her any of it or do you think she might get a stocking of coal?