Alexandra Shipp talked to us about her role in “Dark Phoenix” and “Shaft” and why X-Men should be re-named X-Women.
“A lot of people have been asking me about when Jen [Lawrence]’s character in “X-men” says, ‘Why don’t you call it the X-Women, because the women are always saving the guys a—s,’” says Shipp, who portrays Storm in the franchise.
After the film’s box-office flop, it might not be such a bad idea. “I’m like, it makes total sense. And they’re like, ‘OK, well who would you want on the team?’ And I’m like, the same team! It’s been called the X-Men the whole time, and we’ve been on the team. Change it to X-Women and y’all stay put. Stay put.”
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