Sexism in Hollywood?
Im not Britney Spears fan but I think what she is undergoing in tragic but the media treats as if she is a freak. The same treatment isnt given to male celebrities who are given sympathy when they battle substance abuse or mental illness (i.e. Owen Wilson's suicide attempt).
I still remember when the Dixie Chicks were so vehemently hated for their remark about Bush but all the male celeberties who bashed his policies were left alone i.e. Bruce Springsteen (sp?).
Anyone else notice this? Bothered by it?
- anonymousLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
The reason the Dixie Chicks got so much attention was because their fan base consisted largely of conservatives who supported George Bush. Had they been, say, some R&B group or something like that, I doubt they would have gotten so much attention for it.
Britney Spears is treated like a freak because she is one and doesn't do a good job of staying out of trouble. Male celebrities get in trouble too, but the only one I can think of that is as freaky as her is Michael Jackson.
No offense, but you're imagining discrimination against women. There is none in this case. Have a nice day!