This is why Wonder Woman matters.
Gal Gadot had a heartwarming moment with a little girl, who was dressed as Wonder Woman.
The young girl was in line to get her autograph and she began crying because she was so excited and overwhelmed at meeting her idol.
Gal, of course, had the best response to her:
“There’s no reason to cry anymore, right? We’re together!”
The moment was so touching. It’s hard to hear the audio with everything happening around them, but you see how great and real the moment was.
Ezra Miller, who plays The Flash in DC’s upcoming movie Justice Leauge, chimed in when Gal told her to smile and said “You’re a warrior!… I see it!”
Watch the clip here:
Many took to Twitter to celebrate the moment and shared how they felt that clip in itself is why this movie mattered so much for women of all ages. They finally had a super hero represented in current time for them to look up to.
With the recent moves in cinema and television and the fact that women are taking more prominent roles (Charlize Theron is basically a female James Bond in Atomic Blonde, and Jodie Whittaker‘s appointment to be the next Doctor Who), it is important to note that this isn’t some feminist fodder.
Representation is everything.
Amy Cooper is the type of journalist that when asked “What do you bring to the table,” she replies “I am the table.