Kate Nash finds it "really comforting" having an all-female crew on 'GLOW' in the wake of the #MeToo and Time's Up movements.
The 30-year-old singer-and-actress stars as Rhonda 'Britannica' Richardson in the hit wrestling series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch and she has opened up about her joy at being part of the collective of strong and talented women who create the Netflix show together.
Kate has praised Liz and Carly for creating a comfortable atmosphere on set for her and her co-stars, who include Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin, to work as they spend most of their time in Lycra and spandex grappling clothes - something which is really important in the wake of the sexual harassment scandal which has hit Hollywood and began with producer Harvey Weinstein being exposed as a predatory man.
Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, the British star said: "I think it's important to Liz and Carly to create an atmosphere where we're all feeling comfortable and safe when we're doing a lot of risky things in hardly any clothes and it's really comforting having so many women on set, it just feels safe. I think our set is like a very warm cool set and everyone is really encouraging of us - men and women."
Kate also revealed that in-between shoots, the cast discuss all the issues facing actresses and share their experiences.
She revealed: "We talk about everything from politics and obviously the Time's Up movement, #MeToo. It's exciting for us to see. Everybody on the show is passionate about women's rights and women coming together and supporting each other obviously. There's not a topic I don't think I've discussed with the girls from 'GLOW'. Everything's on the table."
The 'Foundations' hitmaker went on to explain how the show - which is gearing up for his second season - is a positive influence on young women.
She said: "The great thing about 'GLOW' is that we are way more concerned with our wrestling than our figures. We're trying to be a diverse cast of really embracing ourselves and not putting pressure on ourselves to like be a certain way. We all sometimes feel that way as women. I absolutely love being part of a collective that is so diverse and that we're proud of our bodies and what they can do instead of just how they look because I'm just sick of feeling that way as a woman."
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