Remember Samantha Brick, the British woman who wrote the famously titled article, “There are downsides to looking this pretty: why women hate me for being beautiful.“? She’s responded in a followup on the Daily Mail website:
Yesterday, I wrote an article in the Mail, posing the question: Why do women hate me for being beautiful? The response it provoked has been extraordinary in its volume and vitriol, and beyond anything I could have imagined when I first started work at my keyboard. …
While I’ve been shocked and hurt by the global condemnation, I have just this to say: my detractors have simply proved my point. Their level of anger only underlines that no one in this world is more reviled than a pretty woman.
She was also interviewed on the Today Show about her experience:
Is she right: is there no one in the world more reviled than a pretty woman?