Amber Rose: 'I'm a Former Slut Shamer and a Newfound Feminist'

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Rose told The Guardian that she wants to make sure that women are not shamed for unapologetically embracing their sexuality.

Fresh off of her highly publicized SlutWalk and the release of her book, How to be a Bad B---h, Amber Rose sat down with The Guardian, where she explained that she has recently discovered—and embraced—her newfound feminist status.

"I used to call women sluts and whores all the time," she said. "Because that's what society taught me: that it was okay, and that it was what I was supposed to be doing. But I grew up, and I have seen these issues, and I have become very passionate about it. I am a former slut shamer and a newfound feminist."

In a recent GQ profile, she was repeatedly referred to as the ex-girlfriend of Kanye West, the ex-wife of Wiz Khalifa and a former stripper—all things that Rose says don't define her and shouldn't define any other woman.

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"It always seems like the men get the upper hand," she said to The Guardian. "Like, 'Oh, that's so-and-so's girlfriend,' when they get introduced to someone. Women usually don't get the shine that they deserve if they weren't as successful as their boyfriends or husbands initially."

So she is on a mission to change that. She wants to make sure that women receive the equality they deserve, and she also wants to erase the negative stigmas attached to women who openly embrace their sexuality.

"Women are usually unfulfilled in their sex lives because they feel as though they can't do certain things that they want to do because a man is going to look at them different," she said. "We are all adults, we are all capable of making our own decisions in life. The bottom line is men don't get judged for that, but women do."

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