Olivia Wilde Explains The Real Definition Of Feminism

04/20/2015 12:45 pm ET | Updated Apr 21, 2015

While some celebrities continue to eschew the "feminist" label, Olivia Wilde thinks it's "weird" that anyone would distance themselves from the term, she said Friday on HuffPost Live.

"Is that even true?" Wilde said when asked about why feminism "rocks the boat" for some stars. "I didn't even know! I'm so clueless."

But the "Meadowland" star wears the label proudly, telling host Ricky Camilleri that she can't see why others wouldn't.

"I think people have a hard time understanding exactly what it means," she said. "If people understand it simply means equality, then possibly they would have an easier time standing up for that."

"I think people don't really know what the definition is," agreed "Meadowland" director Reed Morano. "It means different things to different people and they have different associations with it."

However one decides to interpret and practice it -- a belief in equality is all it takes to get on board with feminism. Thanks for the reminder, Olivia Wilde!

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