Do you think there are a lot of double standards between men and women when it comes to scandals?
For the most part, yes. Let’s say that a squeaky clean female child star is involved in a sex tape scandal. The public would be in an uproar. “What a terrible role model for my child!” She would probably be fired. It would be a publicist’s nightmare. It’s probably difficult to see the All-American girl in the same light after a scandal.
So if a young male star was in the same situation, the public probably wouldn’t bat an eye. We expect men, celebrities and regular guys, to have escapades. Hardly anyone has a problem with it.
Why don’t we hold men to the same standard as women? Why are women either viewed as wholesome or whores? There’s not much of a middle ground.
I don’t have the answers today. We probably won’t have answers tomorrow. It will definitely be a topic for discussion.
I definitely think that there is a double standard. And it’s funny that this attitude is supported by women as well. Also, it doesn’t just go for mass media and celebrities- it’s though out our society. Another fit example: a man without kids= work-focused, enjoys life, a woman, who doesn’t want kids=selfish.
There are so many double standards. That’s also a great example. Thanks for commenting.
I agree that Men do get it easier, but in today’s age I think us women are starting to catch on,!
As a mom with a 7 year old daughter, I would love for this to change by the time she is in high school. Maybe we will make a move to being more equal. But then men would totally need to change the way they think. haha. Like that will happen!
We can always hope! But it will require an immense effort from all parties. 🙂
I definitely agree there is a double standard.