Opinion: What calls to boycott ‘The Woman King’ are really saying about women
Alyssa Mastromonaco’s performance in “The Woman King” is a tour de force, as is her work on The Daily Show. Her performance and work in general in “The Wife-Beater” is what drew me to her, in particular.
I don’t see her as “The Woman King.” I see her as the woman who is the voice of her generation in this country. It’s a voice that not only speaks for herself, but for the generations that will follow her. Women are the most powerful, influential, and influential people in the world today, and yet in the media we’re constantly telling them that they’re not powerful, that they’re not influential, that they’re not influential in the way they’re supposed to be.
When Mastromonaco was asked by NPR’s Terry Gross to define “The Woman King,” her response was, “I don’t have to define it. I have to be myself.” I love Alyssa Mastromonaco. For me, she’s the biggest example of what it means to be a feminist in America. I applaud her. I think her work is amazing… in the same way I think her performance in “The Woman King” was amazing: “I don’t have to define it. I have to be myself.” Mastromonaco is amazing. And that’s all I’m going to say.
In the wake of Mastromonaco’s interview with ABC News’ Katie Couric, Couric asked her to perform for a female writer, and that she did…
Alyssa Mastromonaco has a reputation as being difficult and arrogant on the show, but with her recent interview with Katie Couric, she’s shown that she’s just as tough and as self-aware and brave as she seems to be to admit to her own self-serving views and opinions.
Her comments on The Daily Show on Friday that women make equal contribution to the world while having to “put up with” sexism don’t hold up to scrutiny (particularly if we’re talking about a white