Amandla Stenberg and Lena Wilson Feud Explained: Why The Actress is Angry with The Film Critic?

Amandla Stenberg the actress is angry with the film critic Lena Wilson. The critic referred to the actress’s most recent film as a “95-minute commercial for cleavage.” Both had a spat online.

After reading a negative review of her newest on-screen project, Bodies Bodies Bodies, actress Amandla Stenberg decided to message the reviewer. Although the movie has an 89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Lena Wilson of the New York Times wrote that it is neither terrible nor exceptional.


Lena Wilson said the film was Not Special

Lena Wilson, a film critic for the New York Times, gave Bodies, Bodies, Bodies a less-than-favorable review earlier this month. In her review, Wilson stated that the only thing that truly distinguishes Bodies Bodies Bodies from other films is its inclusion in the A24 hype machine. It serves as 95-minute advertising for cleavage and Charli XCX’s most recent hit.

Wilson also said the film was not bad but not special. The review appeared to hit a nerve with Stenberg. The actresses responded to the author with a severe message via an Instagram DM.

Amandla Stenberg and Lena Wilson
(Credit: Twiiter/Lena Wilson)

Stenberg’s DM stated, “Maybe if you had gotten ur eyes off my tits you could’ve seen the movie.” With a sincere video about the conversation on social media, Stenberg defended her choice to message the movie reviewer.

Stenberg stated in the video, “I’m getting a lot of feedback on the internet for being a really wicked girl and for sending a DM that I thought was amusing.”

“Lena Wilson is one such critic for movies. I found it hilarious when she said that Bodies Bodies Bodies was a 95-minute commercial for cleavage. I’m honored that a project in which I had a hand was praised in such a prestigious journal,” Stenberg said.


unfathomably weird to get “i don’t want you in the locker room while i’m changing” bullying from a whole other lesbian

♬ original sound – Lena Wilson

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What exactly is in the film of?

Many viewers are confused over the remark because they did not recall nakedness in the movie. The is only one scene in which the characters wore bathing suits while in a pool. Later they changed into robes as soon as they emerged from the water.

Amandla Stenberg
Amandla Stenberg (Credit: Getty Images)

For the rest of the movie, the cast wore tank tops and T-shirts. Lena asserted that Amandla’s remark was homophobic. Since she and Amandla are both members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Lastly, the actress wrote “I do not wish you any harm. You are allowed to have your criticism of my work and I’m allowed to have my criticisms of your work.
I wish you the best,” she added.

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