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Eva Green: High heels feel anti-feminist

The actress said she likes comfort too much.

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Eva Green was speaking to Town and Country magazine (Matt Crossick/PA)

Eva Green was speaking to Town and Country magazine (Matt Crossick/PA)

Eva Green was speaking to Town and Country magazine (Matt Crossick/PA)

Eva Green has said high heels feel “anti-feminist” and compared women in stilettos to “birds on stilts”.

The Casino Royale star, who is the daughter of actress Marlene Jobert, told Town & Country magazine: “My mother would tell you – I should know how to do my hair, to make an effort.

“I ought to wear more colours, to be more of a woman, but I like comfort too much.

“High heels just feel really anti-feminist to me, we’re like birds on stilts.”

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Eva Green on the red carpet (Chris Radburn/PA)

Eva Green on the red carpet (Chris Radburn/PA)

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Eva Green on the red carpet (Chris Radburn/PA)

Green said she had been impressed by the strength of the female astronauts she met while filming new movie Proxima, in which she plays an astronaut preparing for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station.

She said: “They’re like superheroes, these people. They speak five or six languages, they have to be good at everything physically, they sacrifice themselves.

“They’re almost like saints – it’s a religion, wanting to explore the unknown.

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Eva Green (Town and Country)

Eva Green (Town and Country)

Eva Green (Town and Country)

“The male astronauts will automatically show you pictures of their children and partners, but the women usually don’t, because it would distract them from the mission.

“They are so strong, it’s difficult to see the cracks in the armour.”

The Town & Country summer issue is on sale from May 14.

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