There's about to be a lot more photos of Her Royal Highness hanging in Aussies' homes after this little-known right was discovered.
Well, a recent campaign by Weight Watchers in Australia is definitely one of those after many have accused it of suggesting that heavier people have worse sex lives. After research found that over half of Australian women feel self conscious having sex because of body image issues, the company decided to use this statistic in their latest campaign.
[Photo: Getty] Vanity Fair’s cover article on Margot Robbie has caused quite a stir lately - but not for reasons you might assume. Writer Rich Cohen has been labelled “sexist” and “creepy” on Twitter for describing the 26-year-old Australian actress as a “girl next door” and comparing her to a “second-semester freshman”. [Photo: Twitter/AlannaBennett] Branded as a sexist article and one that perpetuates lazy stereotypes about Australia on Twitter, Roxane Gay, writer and bestselling author of book Bad Feminist was one person to call him out, saying: “I mean… she’s a 26 year old movie star. The only freshmen is the guy with his d**k in his hand, aka Rich Cohen.”
In a TV interview on Monday night, personal trainer Michelle Bridges, who works with contestants on the Australian version of The Biggest Loser, was asked if she had an “agenda” when it comes to overweight men and women. What she said is causing a firestorm of negative feedback.
In Hollywood, women can do a lot in high heels. Currently ranked 15th in the world, the Volcom-sponsored Australian seemingly accepted the challenge in order to prove that female pro surfers can be immensely talented and look glamorous. (Even if it is an advertisement for natural mosquito protection brand Para'Kito, one of her backers, as some suggest.) The 23-year-old’s not the first woman to take their high heels to, well, high places. Faith Dickey walked across a wire hundreds of feet in the air while wearing three-inch heels during the Women’s Highline Meeting in Ostrov in the Czech Republic. “Highlining is so hard already and walking in high heels isn’t easy either so combining them was very tricky,” the Austin, Texas-native said —after surviving. “Being on a highline is about learning to manage fear and remaining calm while adrenaline is flowing.