• Control or be controlled: the lessons of Britney Spears's grotesque story | Gaby Hinsliff

    18 days ago - By The Guardian

    After seeing the pop princess chewed up and spat out for profit, it's no wonder young women are choosing something different
    Once upon a time, a beautiful princess rebelled against her father's wishes and was locked up in a tower. But nowadays, of course, there are laws against that sort of thing. The Victorians may have shut women away in asylums to spare male embarrassment over what we would now regard as understandable rage, frustration or postnatal depression. But these days we supposedly know better. Nor do parents teach little girls any more that life is a fairytale in which a prince...
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