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.

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

June 6, 2016 14:17:42 Posted at June 6, 2016 14:17:42
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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
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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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The love story of Rachel and Quinn

May 25, 2016 15:21:40 Posted at May 25, 2016 15:21:40
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Just yesterday, Lainey wrote about how workplace competition between females is often viewed as petty, unsupportive, disloyal and something that should be tampered down and hidden. This made me think of UnREAL, particularly Rachel and Quinn’s relationship, which mixes mentor/mentee, mother/daughter, enemy/friend, adversary/ally. Full Story

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Working with auteurs made Chloe Sevigny hate directors

May 17, 2016 15:32:01 Posted at May 17, 2016 15:32:01
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Chloe Sevigny is doing the rounds for her new movie, Love & Friendship, and while promoting it she gave an interview to The Guardian in which she says that working with auteurs has given her “a total disdain for directors” that is “very strong, very deep”. Full Story

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Is it bad to be Becky?

April 27, 2016 17:14:11 Posted at April 27, 2016 17:14:11
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It happens to all of us eventually—I got into a Twitter fight with Iggy Azalea, and I won. Okay, no. Not exactly. What actually happened is that Azalea, who is…exhausting, at best… got offended when someone referred to her as ‘Becky’. Full Story

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Kelly Ripa returns

April 26, 2016 15:29:36 Posted at April 26, 2016 15:29:36
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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In my post about Kelly Ripa last week, I wrote that they set her up to fail. Click here for a refresher. “They” would be the network executives, who thought it would be a good idea to not tell her that they were making a profound change to her show – you know, the one WITH HER NAME ON IT – without telling her. Full Story

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