Posts tagged "princess"

Disney Princesses With Realistic Waistlines Look Utterly Fabulous

What if Disney princesses had realistic waistlines? Well, they would look pretty fab. No doubt about it.
Buzzfeed’s Loryn Brantz decided to digitally edit six famous ladies — Ariel (“The Little…

Huffington Post Women | November 3, 2014 - 1:15 pm

Dad Makes Daughter’s Dream Of Being A Princess Come True In The Most Obnoxious Of Ways

I get it: you have kids and you love them so much you just want to give them the world, or whatever comes closest to it. But sometimes giving your…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 14, 2014 - 3:45 pm

Hitched: The Wedding Dress Body Project

Andrea is taking a much needed week off from her Hitched column this week, after spending the last few days reporting live from the Texas State Legislature as they attempted

Andrea Grimes | June 26, 2013 - 12:00 pm

False Alarm: Disney Still Keeping Sexualized Version Of “Brave”‘s Princess Merida

Last week, I wrote about how bummed I was that the heroine of Disney’s “Brave” is undergoing a makeover before she becomes an official Disney Princess. Her unruly hair is tamed,…

Sarah Gray | May 19, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Talks Princesses On “Sesame Street”

At some point in the life of many little girls and some little boys there comes the cold, hard realization that you cannot be a princess when you grow up.

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2012 - 11:20 am

Awesome Mom’s Reaction When Her Black Son Wanted To Be A Princess

Last week we watched an interesting social experiment on the TV show “What Would You Do?” where actors playing a mom and kids went to a Halloween costume store looking…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2012 - 9:40 am

The Soapbox: On Disney’s First Latina Princess

“Disney is releasing a Latina princess soon, mija,” I declared to my daughter as we drove away from her school and on our way to pick up her dad. “Good!”…

Veronica Arreola | October 29, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Little Boy Learns He Can’t Be A Princess For Halloween

I have a love-hate relationship with “What Would You Do?”, the so-called ‘reality’ show that hires actors to enact controversial situations in public to gauge the response of random people.

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2012 - 9:20 am

Sweet Or Creepy? Put Your Daughter’s Face On A Disney Princess Doll

Mommy gets a 3D sonogram — and a couple years later, your precious bundle of joy can place with a Disney princess doll with her own face on it.

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Evening Quickies: Justin Bieber Says “Every Girl Is A Princess”

Justin Bieber says in the new Seventeen that he “just tries to make [Selena Gomez] happy, that’s all,” by treating her like a princess. Awww. He goes on to say…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Girls Can Like Superheroes, Boys Can Like Pink Stuff

Let’s do the Time Warp, yeaaaah!

Amelia has gone back in time and unearthed a video of Baby Jessica Wakeman (real name: Riley), who is just as opinionated…

Jessica Wakeman | December 25, 2011 - 11:00 am

Brace Yourselves For Yet Another Disney Princess

You know what little girls don’t have enough of? PRINCESSES. The scarcity of doe-eyes, glass slippers, and pink frilly dresses is truly criminal. But children need not suffer anymore: Disney

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Yes, Herman Cain, “Princess Nancy” Is A Sexist Way To Refer To Nancy Pelosi

With seemingly a new woman coming forward every day detailing sexual harassment by Herman Cain, you might think the GOP wannabe presidential candidate would try not to look like a…

Jessica Wakeman | November 10, 2011 - 11:20 am

Disney Swears Off Princess Stories For The Time Being

My little nieces think I’m a nut job: They hand me Cinderella Barbie and tell me we’re going to meet Prince Charming at the ball and I’m, like, “Instead, let’s…

Jessica Wakeman | November 22, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Mommy Loves Her “Princess Boy” Who Likes To Wear Girls’ Clothes

This is the sweetest story: this little boy likes to wear princess clothes and that’s just fine with his mom. Cheryl Kilodavis has written a children’s book called…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2010 - 5:20 pm

17 Phrases We’re Tired Of Hearing About Women

Sometimes a girl just gets sick and tired of all the cutesy little words and phrases that exist to describe women. I mean, cougar? Puma? Cheetah? Who can keep them…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2010 - 3:30 pm

So This Is What A Princess Looks Like

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand attends the Balmain fashion show. [Paris, 3/5/10]…

Annika Harris | March 5, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Princess Propaganda Giving Us The Runs

Last night I was watching Keeping Up With The Kardashians — in the episode, Khloe and Kourtney got pissed at Kim because she was buying a Bentley and acting like…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 28, 2008 - 12:00 pm