Mayim Bialik Explained That There’s A “Flip Side” To Sexual Harassment, And It’s Made People Furious

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“I have no idea who she is or what she does,” Bialik wrote of Grande. “Based on the billboard, she sells lingerie… And if she has a talent (is she a singer?), then why does she have to sell herself in lingerie?” The magazine Cosmopolitan criticized Bialik for “slut-shaming.” Its article read, “Accusing famous women of doing something wrong just because they wear a certain outfit or have thin figures helps no one feel better about themselves.”

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Still, it was this same idea – that women ought to dress a certain way – that formed a big part of Bialik’s article about the Weinstein scandal. Published on October 13, 2017, the article was titled “Being a Feminist in Harvey Weinstein’s World.” Bialik wrote, “I have always had an uncomfortable relationship with being employed in an industry that profits on the objectification of women.”

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