Michelle Rodriguez Will Beat Up a Man for Fun


"I'm always like, 'Can I just get rid of this butch outfit and be hot for once?'" Michelle Rodriguez complained earlier this year, but it looks like she'll have to remain sporty a little longer. Rodriguez has agreed to take part in the "Fantastic Debates" party during Austin's Fantastic Fest, where the Girlfight star will don gloves once again to take on festival creator Tim League in a boxing-ring battle. You might call it typecasting, but Rodriguez only bristles at her outfit, not the tough-girl reputation. "I could give two shits [about typecasting]," she memorably told the Playlist at Comic-Con. "I'm here to entertain people and make a statement about female empowerment and strength and that's what I've done for the last 10 years, and people can call it typecast, but I pigeonholed myself and I put myself in that box." [/film]