If you’ve been following this site, then you know we’re not huge fans of the Fast & Furious franchise. It’s basically everything wrong with Hollywood at the moment.
Even one of the stars of the franchise is getting tired of it all. Michelle Rodriguez, who has played Vin Diesel’s love interest Letty Ortiz in the past six films, has threatened to leave the franchise if they don’t start focusing more on the female characters.
She went on her Instagram account to spread the message:
“F8 is out digitally today, I hope they decide to show some love to the women of the franchise on the next one. Or I just might have to say goodbye to a loved franchise. It’s been a good ride & Im grateful for the opportunity the fans & studio have provided over the years… One Love.”
Of course, this isn’t the first time Rodriguez has slammed the franchise for treating its female characters as sex objects. During an interview with Entertainment Weekly back in May, she said:
“I’ve been making movies with Jordana [Brewster], who plays the sister of Dom Toretto, for 16 years and I can count on one hand how many lines I’ve had to her. I think that’s pathetic and it’s lack of creativity. Guys don’t know what girls talk about. They think that girls just sit around talking about guys and it’s a sad truth of men being the dominant writers in Hollywood.”
She’s not saying anything we don’t know. The franchise is sh*t. Hopefully she doesn’t let the money seduce her again. She should quit. They all should quit. The world does not need anymore Fast & Furious movies.[mashshare]