This month, it made news when Hollywood seemed to have an abundance of trouble finding someone to play Jasmine in the new depiction of ‘Aladdin’, out next year. This potentially wouldn’t jar quite so much, were it not for the fact that when it comes to finding someone to depict the veiled wife of a terrorist, there
Last week I was invited onto BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour to discuss the stereotype of the “crazy ex-girlfriend.” Having grown up with a father who deemed the majority of women “crazy” (despite the fact he emailed me about the ‘slip in my journalistic standards’ for citing him as having said that post airing of
They say: “A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” I agree. I just got back from six weeks ‘living’ in Los Angeles and I saw the growth first hand.