A Belgian Cinema Handed Out The Most Half-Witted Wonder Woman Goody Bags Ever

How are cleaning products useful when we are trying to save the world from the evil of man, hmm?

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Wonder Women is the film that is making women across the globe feel larger than life, invincible, confident and ready for anything.

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Director, Patty Jenkins also shared the fact that it's making children feel similarly empowered - here she shares some nursery children's reactions.

If you haven't seen it yet, then be prepared to feel emboldened and if you have, 'It's about what you believe. And I believe in love. Only love will truly save the world.'

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Us when we left the theatre

Cinemas have celebrated the groundswell of female superhero fans by putting on special women-only screenings, as well as handing out goodie bags after.

We love a goodie bag to be honest, be it after a 6-year-old's birthday party, or a Fashion Week show - hey, we like snacks, badges, maybe a sample of some perfume. It doesn't take much to please us, just give us a bag full of mini versions of things tbh.

Well, a cinema in Belgium handed out some party bags which were more than a little tone-deaf, according to Mashable.

After the women-only Wonder Woman screening, the Kinepolis theatre (a chain name) in Leuven, Belgium reportedly gave out bags which held diet pill pamphlets and cleaning sponges.

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You've just given these women a two and half hour shot of pure emancipation in the jugular, what are you doing giving them this sexist nonsense?

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After the June 9th screening, the women took to Twitter to voice their concerns, Laurent Delbar wrote, '@Kinepolis exclusive goodiebag at ladies at the movies. A sponge, brush and a squeegee. Perfect tools for a Wonder Woman?'

How does a dish scrubber help us rid the world from evils? HOW?!

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Mattias De Vuyst tweeted a photo of the goodie bag that a female friend had received at the screening.

'Content of goodiebag @Kinepolis after ladies night WonderWoman,' he wrote. 'If someone gave this to a friend of mine or my girlfriend, I'd be furious!'

Diana Goodwin went to the all-female screening and told VRT, the Belgian news outlet, that the gift bag 'felt a bit absurd.'

She told them, 'Especially since you're watching a movie that is completely about a strong female superhero.'

Well said Goodwin.

Thankfully the theatre realised their foolishness and told VRT that,

The goodie bags are filled with products we are offered by our sponsors. It's random. So it's possible that there's a sponge in it, but this was definitely not done on purpose, we don't chose these products ourselves. It definitely wasn't the intention to appear inconsiderate to women.

That seems like a bonafide luke-warm response. So we have a word for them.

Check what's going into your goodie bags, or else we will come and get you with our arrows and magical armbands, okay?

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