Not too long ago, it was fairly common for commercials to depict fathers as well-intentioned idiots. But the times might be changing according to some, and a big reason for this shift is due to the growing number of fathers who’ve voiced their outrage.
Reality TV star, Bethenny Frankel, who made a fortune by sharing the secrets of being a “SkinnyGirl” to grown ass women, is now touting a relationship advice book based on what’s she learned from failed romances.
Until two weeks ago, I’d never heard of the term “manspreading,” although as a non-car-owing woman, I was acutely aware of the concept. “Manspreading” is when a man sits with his legs spread eagle in a public space like a bus or train car. There’s nothing wrong with a man sitting this way, if that’s what’s comfortable, but when it gets crowded “manspreading” becomes a problem.
You may have noticed that in the make-believe world of film, there are specific gender-based rules surrounding who gets rescued and who does the rescuing.It usually looks like this:
In late February TMZ reported that actor Jason Patric was “shut down” in his bid to gain paternity and custody rights over his son. A few other gossip sites picked up the story but I haven’t read much commentary, which I find surprising. An article on BabyCenter questioned if Patric was simply a sperm donor or entitled to paternal rights.