Why Olivia Wilde Thinks Women Should Be Complimenting Each Other More Betches

If you’ve ever showered a friend with borderline aggressive compliments to make her feel good about herself, then you know what the term “gassing up” is all about. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, Urban Dictionary (the chief authority on all things slang) defines it as, “To boost someone’s ego, or make something seem more hype than it actually is/was.” However, it can also be used in a more general context with a less negative connotation, to just mean complimenting someone. If this is the first you’re hearing about it, don’t feel bad, because neither had Olivia Wilde, as she told Betches in the latest episode of our Betch Slapped podcast—even though her directorial debut, Booksmart, is all about the unparalleled love and support that exists between female friends. The movie has so many hilariously endearing instances of the main characters, Molly (played by Beanie Feldstein) and Amy (played by Kaitlyn Dever), attacking each other with what surprises you to be words of love and encouragement, which has become a big thing in recent years. If your friend tells you your new haircut is the most astonishing piece of art she’s ever seen, she’s gassing you up. If your coworker makes you feel like you just successfully landed on the moon for completing a project, she’s gassing you up. Even if your mom’s Facebook friends leave comments on her photos of you exclaiming your beauty with the widest variety of heart emojis you’ve ever seen, they’re gassing you up.

In representing the way the Booksmart characters gas each other up, Olivia drew inspiration from things her own best friends have said to her to remind her of her power at times of insecurity. She recalled a friend asking her “Excuse me, have you met you?” Teenage girls can be cruel to themselves, and their friends feel responsible for reminding them of their worth and cheering them back up, which the movie proudly showcases. “Who allowed you to be this beautiful?” is one question among many other screamed exclamations in the various barrages of verbalized heart eye emojis the main characters bombard each other with. In one instance, Amy literally slaps Molly in the face for talking sh*t about herself and says “How dare you talk about my best friend that way,” which Olivia says it takes a good friend to do.

*****************************************************

Recommended For You

YouTargetr DFY Video Pack

YouTargetr is a YouTube Ads/Video targeting/SEO app that combines the incredible power of Google and Youtube search ability to fetch you just the right monetized videos or niche-specific trending videos to target in your YouTube marketing. With it you can

IM VIP TRAINING - YEARLY

IM VIP Training is a complete all-in-one training platform for marketers of all levels. It contains over 240 lessons covering everything from beginners training, email marketing, affiliate marketing, traffic generation, product creation and high ticket sa

LocalOne - Local Marketing Software

Get Tons Of Highly Targeted Prospects In Just A Few Clicks? in Every Niche You Can Think Of from Every Location You Want (In 30 Countries)

*****************************************************

You’ve definitely seen celebrities gassing each other up on social media ever since Instagram took comments out of chronological order and started exposing the ones from verified accounts, which was pretty annoying at first because we have a hard time facing the brutal reality of change. But, like always, we got used to it, and can now acknowledge that a showcase of women gushing over each other’s photos in support is exactly what the cruel internet needed. 

Here is Gigi Hadid getting a bunch of love on a photo she posted of herself:

View this post on Instagram

🇲🇽 @giampaolosgura NEW @voguemexico

A post shared by Gigi Hadid (@gigihadid) on

I’m sure Gigi is no stranger to people gawking over all her unfair gorgeousness in her comments, but it’s still nice to see other women with influence wholeheartedly supporting her in all her gorgeous endeavors.

Another celeb whom people love to gas up is the queen Lizzo, whose music is featured in the movie:

*****************************************************

Recommended For You

VidRankXpress Pro

A Revolutionary 1-Click Software Turns ANY Video into Endless Traffic Machine That Gets Page 1 Ranking on YouTube and Google and Drives Tons of Traffic from TOP Social Giants on 100% Autopilot.

WP GDPR Fix Elite Unltd Sites Yearly

Make your Wordpress blog or site GDPR compliant with this powerful plugin that makes you compliant and protects you from penalties.

Viddly Premium

Unlock the Unlimited Version of Viddly to Create Unlimited Tiny Money Pages, 10x Your Traffic, Leads and Profits.

*****************************************************

I want to gas up Sza for getting sick over Lizzo’s beauty and importance. SAME. I’LL HOLD YOUR HAIR BACK.

Moving on from the gassing up fest of sunshine and rainbows, Olivia also noted how the dynamic of aggressive love that women give to one another in their friendships is the opposite of dynamics in friendships between guys. Guys usually don’t express googly eyed love for their bros and constantly tell them how gorg they look, but they are way more comfortable being honest with each other about (and then moving on from) things they do that bother one another. “We’re not as good at expressing disappointment in each other…we tend to see that as betrayal,” Olivia explained. The idea of hesitancy in girls to call each other out for anything other than being amazing is reflected in an eventual fight between Molly and Amy.

While honest communication is obviously key in friendships, we all thrive off of our friends stanning us and making us feel like Beyoncé for a hot second. In a world where girls have been programed to compete against each other, being obnoxiously supportive instead is so tremendously important. Especially with so many young girls joining social media at increasingly early ages, celebrities who set an example for love and kindness are so valuable. So continue to pay the gassing up forward! As silly and purely fun as it may seem, it’s truly changing attitudes for the better.

Listen to the full Betch Slapped episode below to get more of Olivia’s thoughts.

Images: Giphy (3)

Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

*****************************************************

Recommended For You

Social Robot - Unlimited Edition

Social Robot - Unlimited Edition

Leads2List Pro Yearly

Leads2List is a powerful SAAS that connects Facebook Leadgen ads to your favorite autoresponders. So anyone who signs up on Facebook through your ad, is signed up to the autoresponder and you can mail them.

LocalOne - Local Marketing Software

Get A Constant Influx Of Fresh, Highly Targeted Clients And Turn Them Into Regular Paying Customers With This Unique (And Successful Two-Step, Automated Software System)

*****************************************************

This post was curated & Posted using : RealSpecific

Thank you for taking the time to read our article.
**********************************************************

Interested in building a blog or auto-blog like this one ? Or just want to order one ?  Join our "Blogging Tips Tricks and Resources Skype" Group and let's chat about it. 

Join "Blogging Tips Tricks and Resources Skype" HERE

Interested in Starting your own Roku TV Channel ? Or interested in learning how to build one ? Join our "Roku TV Channel Development" Skype Group and let's chat about it. 

Join "Roku TV Channel Development" HERE

**********************************************************

If you enjoyed our content, we'd really appreciate some "love" with a share or two.

And ... Don't forget to have fun!

 
 

Recommended

ScriptReel PRO

ScriptReel is a cloud based video caption creation and audio translation app that uses Vega6's advanced Artificial Intelligence technology to automate caption creation and translation.

Nano Express Suite - 1 . 5 TB

Create, manage and automate TV channels on Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV, for yourself and for your customers. Publish massive amounts of content with just a click of a button.

myIMUniversity 2.0 Commercial

Get this Cutting-Edge Software That Creates Udemy Like Sites With Inbuilt Members Area Packed With HD Video Courses, Support Desk and Video HOSTING

Leave a Reply