For years, she was wary of calling herself a feminist, but then she met Harry Potter actress Emma Watson, who fronts the United Nations’ HeForShe campaign for gender equality.
‘Emma came over to my house for tea and cake. We started talking about feminism and she said that people don’t want to use the word feminist in case they don’t look popular.
'And I thought, “I can identify with that because it’s been wrongly branded in a man-hating, ugly fashion.” So I decided to look up the word. And that’s when I found it means equality for both men and women.’