Author: Kristen Stevenson
Kristen Stevenson graduated with an undergraduate degree at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo and went on to complete her Masters degree in Political Science from McMaster University in Hamilton. She is currently pursuing an Honours LLB Law degree at the University of East London. She is originally from Parry Sound, Ontario and has written on the topic of celebrity women in the media.
Have you ever heard the expression “don’t hate the player, hate the game”? In the past year, we’ve seen Kim Kardashian riding half naked on a motor cycle, Miley Cyrus naked on a wrecking ball, and headlines regarding Lady Gaga trying to save her career by being even more scandalous in what she wears (or lack thereof).
These women are simply playing the game of “who can get the most attention” and “sex sells” which has been created and packaged by the media in order to advertise to young women that their worth is based on their appearance.