Maisie Williams prefers to play characters who are actual human beings.
In an interview with Radio Times, the "Game of Thrones" star opened up about the lack of non-"accessory"-type roles available for women in the industry.
"I didn't realize when I was younger that women were written so badly, but going further into this career, I realized there are a lot of really bad characters, that it's not common to come across females who aren't just 'the girlfriend,''' she said, according to Mashable.
"I hope to never have to play a character that is only there to benefit a male lead," Williams continued.
Williams made similar comments about sexist casting breakdowns in an interview with the London Evening Standard earlier this year.
"It will say 'Derek: intelligent, good with kids, funny, really good at this' and then it will say 'Sandra: hot in a sort of cute way' -- and that’s all you get," she said. "That’s the way your character is described, so going into an audition you are channelling 'hot,' which isn’t like a person, that’s not who a person is. That’s what I see and that’s what needs to change."
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