Britney Spears, Camille Paglia, Celebrities, Fashion, Lindsay Lohan, Pamela Ann Rymer

When Camille Paglia Calls You A Slut, You Know You’ve Gone Too Far

britney spears britney_spears naked nude breasts above the law atl britney spears topless.JPGOne of our favorite cultural critics, the super-opinionated and hilarious Camille Paglia, recently weighed in on the trend of female celebrities “flashing their goodies for the camera,” in the words of US Weekly. Despite her general “pro-sex” bent, Paglia disapproves of the practice:

These girls are lowering themselves to the level of backstreet floozies. It angers me because I fought a bitter fight to get feminism back on track and be pro-sex at the same time. This is degrading the entire pro-sex wing of feminism.

I am completely appalled by what these young women are doing because I think that they are cheapening their own image and obliterating all sexual mystery and glamour, which are the heart of the star system.

This led us to wonder: What would Camille Paglia have to say about Judge Pamela Ann Rymer taking the bench back in October with a partly open robe?
Does it still preserve “[judicial] mystery and glamour”? Or does it go too far, a la Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan?
CrotchGate Part II: Camille Paglia says Madonna Gave Britney the “Kiss of Death” [US Weekly Online]
Earlier: The Eyes of the Law: A Visit to the Ninth Circuit

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