Billie Jean King Explains Why Emma Stone Didn’t Talk to Her While Filming Battle of the Sexes

Billie Jean King Explains Why Emma Stone Didn’t Talk to Her While Filming Battle of the Sexes

Emma Stone puts extensive research into every one of her film roles, but when the star was preparing to transform into Billie Jean King for this fall’s Battle of the Sexes, she barely spoke to the tennis legend she was about to portray.

 
 
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The film recounts the real-life 1973 Battle of the Sexes, when King beat former world No.

1 player Bobby Riggs—a man—in three straight sets, propelling

 
 

 

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