We probably know a few people in our daily lives that are licensed to carry. We may even hear about some famous men and rappers who boast their right to bear arms.
But rarely do we ever get to hear about the women in media who pack heat!
The truth is that many of our favorite female stars are real-life badasses who know how to protect themselves. Here are some of our absolute favorites!
Miranda Lambert is a dearly loved American Grammy Award-winning country music star.
She is well known for her platinum album Kerosene, that was released in 2005.
Miranda was a contestant on Nashville Star, which started her music career and got her signed to Sony Music.
Now she's a beloved American Artist… but she's also badass!
Miranda Lambert is known to carry. In an interview with Self magazine, she said "I carry a weapon. I got a death threat a few years ago and was scared. But I don't want bodyguards. I am my security." Talk about packing heat!
Well, you should know her by now, but if you don’t, she’s an amazing Oscar-winning actress.
She’s at the head of film, philanthropy, and pop culture.
Angelina Jolie has known for her outstanding talent, and her bombshell looks.
She's had her fair share of toting gun roles in films like Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Salt, and Wanted. But she's a carrier in real life too!
Angelina Jolie has previously told interviewers that she carries weapons to protect herself and her family. She stated, "If anybody comes into my home and tries to hurt my kids, I've no problem shooting them."
Amber Heard is an American actress and model hailing proudly from the state of Texas. And she’s no stranger to self-defense either!
Amber Heard has publicly stated that she sleeps with a gun close enough to her bed so that she can engage in self-defense if necessary.
Amber has no fear, and she's all about that protection. Her weapon of choice is a .357 Magnum.
She is also part of a gun club, owns a few other guns, and maintains a pro-gun political stance.
Who doesn’t love some Laura Prepon?
She's the amazing actress from Orange Is The New Black, otherwise known for her role as Alex Vause.
Laura owns an AR-15 rifle and a mini-semiautomatic rifle.
In the year 2000, she told Stuff magazine “I love the energy you feel when you shoot.
Some people get a little freaked out by it, but I am so into it”.
Eva Longoria is a stunning Texan actress with an impressive personality.
She is most loved for her starring role in the TV series Desperate Housewives.
At the age of 4, she learned to shoot and hunt with her family.
She spent a long time practicing her aim and is now experienced.