Mariella Frostrup: Men face 'double standard' over celebrity lust

Mariella Frostrup: Men face 'double standard' over celebrity lust
 

Broadcaster Mariella Frostrup has complained of a new "double standard" that allows women to lust over men - but sees accusations of sexism arise when the role is reversed.
The presenter of BBC Radio 4's Open Book reveals her concern when writing about the new TV series of Poldark in the Radio Times.
She says she can comment on a "shot of a shirtless, sea-soaked Aidan Turner".
But men would not be able to remark similarly on his female co-stars.
"As a woman, I can own a comment like that without too much fear of censure," said Frostrup.
"Indeed, there's an... read more

 
29 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 154
Source: BBC
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