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Jackie as Ariel from “The Little Mermaid”

“What do I love about her? Her voice! [Laughs] I like how she decides to be someone different and took advantage of a situation to make her life better.”

Women of Comic Con Transform Into Empowering Female Role Models

Joanna Douglas
Senior Editor

Comic Con hit New York City this week, and a huge part of the event is seeing fellow attendees in cosplay. Some may poke fun at the women of all ages wearing costumes in public, but behind the wigs, the makeup, and the outfits is real significance — these ladies literally stepped into the shoes of the badass, iconic, and empowering women who, in some way, inspire them in their every day lives. Check out these tributes to confident, tough, resilient chicks.


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