Archive for the ‘Sexual Object’ Category

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Dual Meanings

May 12, 2007

In the October 2006 issue of Cosmopolitan, there’s an article titled, “Stupid Boob Behavior.”  The questions the article tries to examine are: “Why are so many young women making their breasts public property?  And who really ends up getting the best end of this deal–the girls who say all this flaunting makes them feel empowered and free or the men ogling them?”  These questions parallel the same questions I’ve put out there and have been trying to answer.  And the second question being asked definitely applies to Christina Aguilera and other women (famous or not) who are exposing their bodies in some way.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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Battle of the Covers

April 13, 2007

Britney Spears, 1999

Christina Aguilera, 2000

Christina Aguilera, Rolling Stone no. 844/845, July 2000 Photographic Print by Mark Seliger

Now the question is: which cover is more liked or accepted? Read the rest of this entry ?

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Dirrty

April 4, 2007

Christina Aguilera became famous with her first debut single, “Genie in a Bottle,” in 1999. Back then she was a seemingly innocent eighteen year old girl with blonde, blonde hair whose most revealing clothes only showed her belly. But with the release of her second album, “Stripped,” Christina looked like a completely different woman. The “Genie in a Bottle” girl did not like being marketed as a bubblegum artist and so she insisted on showing off a sexier side that was truer to her personality. And she definitely put her new image out there in her raunchy video, “Dirrty.”

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