Women's Issues Articles

Women's issues hilighted through celebrity pop culture including pay inequality, sexism, misogyny, role limitations with age, and other societal issues also present in Hollywood.

To Be Awkward, Insecure and Black

June 24, 2016 15:19:49 Posted at June 24, 2016 15:19:49
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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If you don't know Issa Rae's name, you should. If you don't know her name, you probably will this fall when Issa's first TV show Insecure debuts on HBO. For fans of actress, writer and my imaginary BFF Issa Rae, the show has been a long time coming. After gaining a huge following for her brilliant web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, there were rumours Issa would be getting her own show. Full Story

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Amber & Johnny: pre-hearing update

June 14, 2016 18:34:09 Posted at June 14, 2016 18:34:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are due in court on Friday for a restraining order hearing. Late last week it was reported that Laura Wasser, Johnny’s lawyer, wanted to depose Amber and her witness ahead of the court date. Full Story

Matt Damon & Ben Affleck: “Dickheads of the Decade”

June 6, 2016 14:17:42 Posted at June 6, 2016 14:17:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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The Spike Guys’ Choice Awards happened this weekend. The show will air on Spike on Thursday. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck received the Guys of the Decade Award and everybody was all excited about seeing them together again. This is what happened during their acceptance: “I think it goes without saying that this is an award Matt and I have been dreaming about since we were little boys,” (Ben) told the audience. Full Story

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Amber’s texts

June 3, 2016 15:37:51 Posted at June 3, 2016 15:37:51
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Yesterday I posted about the texts allegedly exchanged between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s assistant, Stephen Deuters, that seem to corroborate her claims that Johnny abused her repeatedly. Full Story

Kit Harington and sexism

June 1, 2016 20:21:34 Posted at June 1, 2016 20:21:34
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Kit Harington spoke to The Sunday Times and for some reason he talked about sexism. And this is what he offered on the subject: “I think there is a double standard. If you said to a girl, ‘Do you like being called a babe?’ and she said, ‘No, not really,’ she’d be absolutely right. Full Story

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