Caitlin Moran: I have many crushes - News Summed Up

Caitlin Moran: I have many crushes


In the 21st century, it’s hard for a lady to find a new, idle, time-wasting celebrity fancy. There’s a notable, ongoing pipeline issue. All the recent male graduands into the university of fame are either reality-TV stars (man-children in leggings-tight jeans, perpetually on the verge of telling you about their exciting brand partnership with a tanning-wipe company) or ripped actors in superhero movies. Sadly, actors who play ripped superheroes are not fit subjects for idle fancy – you can’t daydream about pub Scrabble with someone who spends their whole day eating skinless chicken breasts and doing high-intensity interval training, while talking to their agent on a hands-free device about their back-end merch deal. Previously reliable sources of idle lady-fancy – public intellectuals in cardigans; bearded singer-songwriters…


Source: The Times January 18, 2019 15:33 UTC



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