When the Boy Models Took Their T-Shirts off, the Women Rushed to Get a Better View
Booth, Lauren, New Statesman (1996)
Some invites can't be refused. And given that ogling men is perfectly acceptable so long as you can say postmodernist feminist without drooling, I went to give the Men's Health cover models the once-over at the Trafalgar Hilton.
The boys on parade, all keen to become this year's symbol of perfect manhood, wore identical jeans and clingy white T-shirts. I heard myself saying: "I feel awful thinking about these young guys as bits of meat--but, oh dear God, look at that one!" It quickly became clear that most of the women, while appreciating the hours of training the models put in, just aren't that attracted to mini-Arnie types. A TV producer downed her champagne. She cast a …
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Publication information: Article title: When the Boy Models Took Their T-Shirts off, the Women Rushed to Get a Better View. Contributors: Booth, Lauren - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 132. Issue: 4652 Publication date: August 25, 2003. Page number: 47. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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