So, by now most of us know that Kate Middleton has a (very distant) cousin named Katrina Darling who is a burlesque dancer. Ms. Darling just posed on the cover of Playboy and some of the words being used by the media to somberly describe how Ms. Middleton feels about this matter are “embarrassed,” “ashamed,” and “disheartened.”
Remember when Prince Harry dressed as a Nazi for Halloween? “Yes,” (probably some of) you say. But do you? Do we? Because it seemed like after the photos surfaced of him in a Nazi outfit, all he was given was a verbal lashing by the press for a week and Prince Charles’ version of Hank Hill’s “Dangit Bobby!” and then it pretty much disappeared. Yes, he apologized. “He made a mistake!” people say.
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“I guess I’m not too crazy about slutty dresses. You try something on, and if you feel like a slut, you probably look like one.”
– “Hart of Dixie” actress Rachel Bilson, prescribing sluttiness on all of us who would wear slutty dresses. Geez, this is why you probably shouldn’t take your style or life cues from celebrities. [Us Weekly]
So, apparently this video is a few months old, but I don’t care — YouTube user astrorice is an amazingly articulate and wise 13-year-old girl who impressed the pants off of us with her critical analysis of slut-shaming and rape culture. Astrorice, you inspire! Please watch, learn, and share. [YouTube]