Karen Gillan defends skimpy outfit she wears in Jumanji

The first cast snap from the reboot of Jumanji caused consternation when star Dwayne, The Rock, Johnson posted it last September.

Fans were fine with the jungle setting that showed Dwayne, Kevin Hart and Jack Black appropriately dressed in khakis.

But there were howls of sexism about co-star Karen Gillan's skimpy outfit - a crop top that showed off her tummy, tiny green cargo shorts that showed off her legs and sizzling leather boots.

The wrong image: Karen Gillan, who plays Ruby Roundhouse in Jumanji, spoke out on Friday about the sexism complaints when her saucy jungle costume was revealed in September

The wrong image: Karen Gillan, who plays Ruby Roundhouse in Jumanji, spoke out on Friday about the sexism complaints when her saucy jungle costume was revealed in September

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Now the 29-year-old redhead has spoken out about what appears to be the totally inappropriate jungle get up for her character Ruby Roundhouse in an interview with The Reporter, published Friday.

'There’s a really valid reason why she’s wearing that,' Karen insisted, adding, 'my character is really not happy about it.

'But I have to say, I'd never

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