Emily Ratajkowski says she's over dating men who can't handle a strong woman
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Emily Ratajkowski has had enough of dating men who might be emasculated by strong women.
The model, who recently broke things off with serial Hollywood dater Pete Davidson, revealed on her podcast High Low with EmRata that she is tired of men who don't know how to handle a powerful lady.
Speaking to guest Olivia Ponton on the episode, Ratajkowski said: "I have always felt like I’m a strong woman, but obviously as you get older, you really don’t need a man."
The model, author, and podcaster went on to reveal that she has been told by men that they fancy a strong woman, but actually don't know how to 'handle it'.
"Men have said, 'I like independent women. I want somebody who doesn’t need me'," she said.
"I feel like a lot of men who truly think they want a strong woman actually don’t know how to handle it and they don’t know what it means for their own identity."
"The strength and the power is associated with the masculine, and once a woman has that, a man doesn’t know what else he has."
She added: "But I’m like, 'How about you just be better at expressing your emotions and being there emotionally? That would be great.'"
Well, it might not matter anyway, as Ratajkowski recently revealed she is on the hunt for a lady love after coming out as bisexual in October.
She said she can 'understand dating women' because she believes there would be mutual 'respect' in a relationship like that.
“There might be competition … but it doesn’t feel like somebody’s taking something away from someone else," she said.
She added: “I’m like, OK, I did it, wow...What I hate with dating men, in particular, is I feel like they’re like, ‘OK, yes. You’re special. You’ve done it'.
“They love it, then slowly they get emasculated, and they don’t know what to do with those feelings. And then they resent you and then they start to tear you down. And then you’re just back to square one.”
The My Body author revealed she has so far received requests from both women and men on the application-only dating app Raya.
"I have gotten a few direct requests from women, which is exciting", revealed the author, who came out as bisexual on TikTok earlier this year.
Despite her popularity on the app, she doesn't think she's going to find love on Raya.
"I do feel like this app is very white, and it feels like a particular type of man and a particular type of woman", she noted.
"So I don’t know if I’m going to meet my lady crush on here."
Ratajkowski filed for divorce from her husband Sebastian Bear-McClard in September, as per court records obtained by Page Six.
She filed for divorce from the film producer in Manhattan Supreme Court after four years of marriage.
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