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Crypto neighborhood reacts to Barbie star saying Bitcoin speak exudes Ken vitality


Australian actress Margot Robbie, who performs the lead function within the new Barbie film, has brought about a stir throughout the crypto neighborhood after stating that speaking about Bitcoin (BTC) displays related traits to Barbie’s companion, Ken.

Within the final 24 hours, the crypto neighborhood on X (Twitter), together with MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor and social media influencer Layah Heilpern, had a combined response to Robbie’s assertion about Bitcoin in an interview with Fandango on June 22.

#Bitcoin is Massive Ken Power.

— Michael Saylor⚡️ (@saylor) July 28, 2023

Robbie revealed that each time she overheard her husband, Tom Ackerley, and tv producer, David Heyman, discussing Bitcoin on set, it dropped at thoughts the traits of Ken, the fictional co-star character in Barbie, performed by Ryan Gosling.

“When David and Tom would begin speaking about Bitcoin or one thing, Gretta and I’d be like, you’re being such Kens!”

Together with Saylor declaring that Bitcoin is, in actual fact, “Massive Ken Power,” a number of different distinguished figures within the crypto trade shared their ideas on Robbie’s feedback.

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Crypto influencer Lea Thompson, higher identified to her 225,000 Twitter followers as Woman Gone Crypto, said that she is “so bullish” after listening to Robbie discuss Bitcoin.

Bitcoiners final week: yah have not seen the Barbie film, no matter, seems dumb


— Woman Gone Crypto (@girlgone_crypto) July 29, 2023

In the meantime, Layah Heilpern perceived Robbie’s remarks otherwise, suggesting that she interpreted it as an insult towards males who discuss Bitcoin.

On July 30, Heilpern defined to her 621,400 Twitter followers that Robbie implied male Bitcoin fans are “weak and pathetic.”

When Margot Robbie stated you’re a Ken if speak #bitcoin

She meant you’re weak and pathetic. This was not a superb factor

— Layah Heilpern (@LayahHeilpern) July 29, 2023

Nevertheless, Mark Travers, lead psychologist at Awake Remedy, advised that having Ken’s vitality may very well be an indication of somebody who’s selfless and may adapt to totally different conditions.

Travers said in a July 13 Forbes report that the character of Ken challenges conventional gender stereotypes.

“In a universe which revolves round Barbie, Ken has solely a supportive function to play, and he performs it gladly,” Travers said, including:

“Barbie is and comes at the beginning, we see male counterpart Ken relegated to the uni-dimensional and purely aesthetic function that girls have usually been confined to up to now, in a flippant and parody-like method.”

Robbie said within the interview that it’s arduous to outline what makes a Ken or what offers off Ken vitality, as it may be subjective. 

“It’s not one thing you’ll be able to outline; it’s simply one thing you’ll be able to sense,” Robbie said.

With a way of optimism, Steven Lubka, a managing director at Swan Bitcoin, perceived Robbie’s remark as a constructive for the crypto neighborhood. 

Lubka advised his 20,200 Twitter followers on July 29 that “we’re so again.“

Barbie stated we’re all Ken’s

We’re so again

— Steven Lubka (@DzambhalaHODL) July 29, 2023

Robbie’s feedback on Bitcoin have been transient and impartial, happening as there are ongoing authorized actions in opposition to celebrities who’ve not too long ago promoted crypto.

Most not too long ago, NBA Miami Warmth star Jimmy Butler sought to be faraway from a $1 billion class-action lawsuit alleging the promotion of unregistered securities by cryptocurrency change Binance.

In a July 24 submitting, Butler’s attorneys argued that the tweets he appeared in didn’t promote the named securities, and, due to this fact, couldn’t have helped promote them. 

Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, in addition to YouTubers Ben Armstrong (BitBoy Crypto) and Graham Stephan, are additionally difficult related allegations in the identical lawsuit.

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