Simu liu reflects on “barbie” movie’s impact, acknowledges personal revelations.

Simu Liu, known for his role in the Oscar-nominated “Barbie” movie, expressed personal revelations after reading the script, which critiques the harm caused by patriarchy. Liu, who played one of the Kens in the film, admitted to recognizing his own participation in patriarchal behavior. Co-written by Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, the movie explores a world divided between Barbie Land, led by female dolls, and the Real World, dominated by a patriarchy. Liu highlighted scenes addressing patriarchy’s impact on men and women, emphasizing that it affects everyone negatively. The film has sparked discussions about gender norms and mental health, receiving praise for its approach to these themes.