Posts tagged "trophy wives"

Study: The Concept Of Trophy Wives Is Pretty Much A Big Fat Lie

Trophy wives may be nothing but a myth perpetuated by sexist research, according to a new study. Researcher Elizabeth Aura McClintock of Notre Dame reviewed the data from a large set of young adult heterosexual couples, looking to find out how people really choose their partners. She looked into two different reasons that drive pairing u…

Claire Hannum / June 18, 2014

Forget Trophy Wives, Try A Trophy Husband

Since creation, man has been an entity unto himself and woman has been his counterpart. First, God made man; then he made him a girlfriend. Men are the protagonists of our children’s stories, the majority of our doctors, generals and CEOs, the president, Jesus, God, Allah and Buddha. All “men” are created equal. To deny… / March 14, 2010

“Asian Trophy Wives”: A Label We Could Do Without

See that older white man over there with the younger Asian woman on his arm? That might not be love—that might be an Asian lady fetish. Author Ying Chu suspects as much, a subject she explores via an uncomfortable trend piece in Marie Claire about rich men like Rupert Murdoch and Woody Allen and the…

Jessica Wakeman / August 7, 2009

The Financial Acumen Of Trophy Wives

Trophy wives: there are few things to say about their morals, but their financial acumen is unimpeachable, says Daily Beast blogger (and former NY Daily News gossip columnist) Johanna Piazza.

Piazza figures that women like Katie Lee Joel, Anna Nicole Smith, Marla Maples and Heather Mills are only wives to men decades their…

Jessica Wakeman / July 29, 2009

A Trophy Wife? You May Be SOL

You thought you had it all figured out. Marry a rich guy, you’ll never have to work, and you can spend the rest of your life shopping. Unfortunately, the global recession has thrown a wrench into your well-crafted plans. Now that sugar daddy bank accounts are shrinking, trophy wives are discovering they may be s***

Susannah Breslin / December 11, 2008

2007 Was One Interesting, Horny Year

Harry Potter got naked; Dumbledore came out. Kim Kardashian used her sex tape to become “famous”; A nobody pretended she was Meg White so somebody would watch her sex tape. Less attractive men slept with hot women; Hot women impregnated by less-attractive men decided to keep the babies. Presidential candidates paraded their trophy wives; Hillary…

Catherine Strawn / December 28, 2007