Jordan Peele clapped back at a sexist photographer in the best way ever

Jordan Peele has no patience for misogyny.

Speaking at the 2018 MAKERS Conference on Tuesday, Emily Gordon, Oscar-nominated writer of "The Big Sick," dished on an eyebrow-raising photo shoot experience -- and how fellow writer Peele had her back.

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"I was doing a photo shoot with a bunch of other writers. They were doing a group shot, I was the only woman, and the photographer said, 'Emily don't be afraid to be sassy in the photo' ... He was like, 'Put your hand on you're hip, get sassy. And I was mad, but I was like this is so stupid. Like really? Sassy?"

While Gordon was grappling with the bizarre request made only to her, the only woman on the set, in true Jordan Peele form, the "Get Out" writer (and fellow Oscar nominee) quipped: "Do you want me to get more hood in the photo?"

 

The anecdote underscores the value of having allies in the face of prejudice.

"I thought, that's what we need!" Gordon said. "I can handle this on my own, but it's so much easier if we have that."

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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Jill Soloway, Rashida Jones, Nina Shaw, Tina Tchen, Natalie Portman and Melina Matsoukas speak onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Jill Soloway and Rashida Jones speak onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Ava DuVernay speaks onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Gabourey Sidibe speaks onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at Hollywood Palladium on February 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 05: Mary McCormack speaks onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at Hollywood Palladium on February 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Betty Reid Soskin speaks onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
Activist Gloria Steinem, left, speaks with activist Barbara Smith during the 2018 Makers Conference in Hollywood, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. The event gathers industry leading females for roundtable discussions to help inspire the women of tomorrow. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Activist Gloria Steinem speaks during the 2018 Makers Conference in Hollywood, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. The event gathers industry leading females for roundtable discussions to help inspire the women of tomorrow. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon speak onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: (L-R) Editor in Chief at HuffPost Lydia Polgreen, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon speak onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Chief Executive Officer, Shift7, Megan Smith and Karlie Kloss speak onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: (L-R) Chief Executive Officer, Shift7, Megan Smith, Karlie Kloss and Gitanjali Rao speak onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Gitanjali Rao speaks onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at NeueHouse Hollywood on February 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
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