Lynda Carter Snaps at James Cameron for Dissing 'Wonder Woman'
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The original 'Wonder Woman' star takes to social media to tell the Oscar-winning filmmaker to 'STOP dissing WW: You poor soul.'

AceShowbiz - %cLynda Carter% has something to say to James Cameron, who could not stop criticizing Patty Jenkins-directed "Wonder Woman". The 66-year-old actress, who famously portrayed the Princess of Themyscira on the original TV series, has just taken to her Facebook page to slam the legendary filmmaker for his "thuggish" comments on this year's box office hit.

"To James Cameron -STOP dissing WW: You poor soul," Carter began in her post. The "Smallville" alum went on saying, "Perhaps you do not understand the character," before adding, "I most certainly do. Like all women--we are more than the sum of our parts."

"Your thuggish jabs at a brilliant director, Patty Jenkins, are ill advised," she said. She then praised the movie and its star %cGal Gadot% as saying, "This movie was spot on. Gal Gadot was great." She concluded, "I know, Mr. Cameron--because I have embodied this character for more than 40 years. So--STOP IT."

Cameron has continuously made sexist comments about "Wonder Woman" for months. He previously called the film "a step backwards," claiming that "all of the self-congratulatory back-patting Hollywood's been doing over 'Wonder Woman' has been so misguided."

The "Avatar" helmer recently stood by his remarks, saying there wasn't "anything groundbreaking" in director Patty Jenkins' record-breaking entry in "a major action franchise." He also slammed Gal Gadot's "form-fitting" bustier costume, claiming that the star was overly sexualized.

Jenkins previously responded to Cameron's initial comments. Taking to her Twitter account, the 46-year-old filmmaker said, "James Cameron's inability to understand what Wonder Woman is, or stands for, to women all over the world is unsurprising as, though he is a great filmmaker, he is not a woman."

"Strong women are great," she continued. "His praise of my film 'Monster', and our portrayal of a strong yet damaged woman was so appreciated. But if women have to always be hard, tough and troubled to be strong, and we aren't free to be multidimensional or celebrate an icon of women everywhere because she is attractive and loving, then we haven't come very far have we."

"I believe women can and should be EVERYTHING just like male lead characters should be," she concluded. "There is no right and wrong kind of powerful woman. And the massive female audience who made the film a hit it is, can surely choose to judge their own icons of progress."

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