Sunday, April 19, 2009

Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle, as presented to you by the Los Angeles Times:

Less than a week ago, she was just another 47-year-old Scottish virgin.

I guess when it comes to encapsulating a person's essence, selflessly putting your life on hold to dutifully care for an ailing parent simply pales in comparison to the state of your hymenal tissue.



At 9:36 PM, Blogger MediaMaven said...

Yeah, really. I'm so sick of her being referred as a virgin, and having that be her defining characteristic. It's disrespectful, embarrassing, and reductive; the mere mention of it is a value judgment, as if she's incapable of being loved or sexually valued.

At 9:27 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well, more people probably care for their parents than are virgins at 47, so it certainly characterizes her better.


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