Famous women who were demonized by the media
The tabloids pulled no punches when spinning stories about these women
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Despite the recent progress in gender equality, sexism in media coverage of powerful women is woefully untamed. Female celebrities and politicians have their appearances scrutinized and criticized exponentially more than men in the same position. Their appearance is tied to their likeability and eligibility for positions of power. Every step is carefully observed, the paparazzi are just waiting to capture the fall.
Click through this gallery to see which famous females suffered at the hands of the media, and how.
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