Ever since its highly anticipated release last month, the premiere female superhero film Wonder Woman has shattered box office records around the world. In addition to its impressive ranking of highest-grossing live-action motion picture ever with a female director—the movie has also had a significant impact on the lives of young women everywhere by giving them a strong female character to look up to.
Over the weekend, Wonder Woman herself (Gal Gadot) attended Comic-Con in San Diego to meet some of her devoted fans. One of the most moving introductions was with a little girl who became emotional when she met her real-life superhero and it will give you all of the feels.
Since hitting the big screens last month, Wonder Woman’s overwhelming success has shattered records across the world.
Wonder Woman, played by the one and only real-life warrior Gal Gadot, is the first female superhero to get her own movie in the either the DC or Marvel universes. It’s also the first female-led superhero film in more than a decade. About damn time!
The film has also provided women everywhere with an empowering female role model.
Including this adorable little girl who met the real-life Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot, at Comic-Con in San Diego last weekend.
Look at her Wonder Woman cape! She’s too cute.
Upon meeting her hero, the little girl burst into tears and Gadot had the kindest response.
“Now we are friends so there’s no reason to cry anymore. We are together!” Gadot assured the little girl.
One of Gadot’s Justice League co-stars, Ezra Miller, also joined in.
“You’re a warrior,” said Miller. “Your ability to cry is what makes you such a warrior. Come join the Justice League whenever you get ready.”
Naturally, people were moved by the sweet interaction.
After the footage went viral, the little girl’s mother tweeted about how much this moment had affected her daughter.
I’m definitely not crying.
Thank you Wonder Woman, you are the hero we all need.