Actress Helen Mirren said in a recent interview that a man putting his arm around his girlfriend signifies "ownership."

Mirren told The Daily Mail’s You Magazine:

“It annoys me when I see men with an arm slung round their girlfriend’s shoulders. It’s like ownership. Of course, when you’re young, you want the guy to take your hand and look after you.

'But when I see girls being leaned on, I want to say, “Tell him to get his damned arm off your shoulder.”’

Mirren also said that women are “still toddlers in this modern world” as they navigate an age of sexual liberation and financial independence.

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