Kylie Jenner and her party guests saw a fun red robe, Bradley Whitford saw a red flag. ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ star feared that the costume’s ‘significance’ as a ‘symbol of resistance’ was being downplayed.
Not even Commander Joseph Lawrence liked Kylie Jenner’s Gilead-themed party. The actor behind the feared commander, Bradley Whitford, 59, wasn’t the biggest fan of the 21-year-old CEO’s The Handmaid’s Tale-themed party on June 8, which doubled as a viewing party and celebration for Anastasia “Stassie” Karanikolaou’s 22nd birthday. The party guests — including the likes of Sofia Richie — dressed to theme in the handmaid’s uniform, a garb that the show’s enslaved women are forced to wear by their male commanders. “I don’t know, it seems a little tacky,” Bradley admitted while discussing the party’s dress code on the June 11 episode of The Talk. But the Hulu star explained why exactly he found it “tacky.”
“You know, that costume is so kind of iconic, and it’s interesting how it’s changed from initially from sort of a symbol of oppression to now, as the show is moving ahead, to a symbol of resistance,” Bradley continued, a reference to how women h