Similar to the public’s reaction to the story, in a new interview, Margot Robbie describes her interview with writer Rich Cohen for Vanity Fair as “really odd.”
In a profile for Vanity Fair’s August 2016 cover, writer Rich Cohen struggled to separate actress Margot Robbie from her existence as a sexual being, as many male writers have felt inclined to do about women forever. The feature on its own, which takes an odd tone and is not particularly well-written, was enough to…
In his new profile of Margot Robbie for Vanity Fair, Rich Cohen makes the mistake of equating his sexual desire for Robbie with compelling insight. He also made the mistake of giving all of Australia a lazy backhanded compliment, which is now backfiring at a rapid rate.
Celebrity profiles must somehow convey the legitimacy of their star power, some undeniable quality that explains their image over-saturating our screens. With women, that quality is generally defined by sex appeal, and that sex appeal is generally written about by men.