“If they’re movie stars or hardworking women like I am”
My apologies for any misconception on my part. I interpreted the gesture as an act of kindness bestowed upon someone who wasn’t quite all there at the end, but she never lost sight of her legacy and place in American Music. Jennifer Hudson was only approved to play her likeness in a movie, not be the next Queen. LOL
Aretha was notorious throughout her career, well before her final illness, for being financially “different” from other performers: payment in cash before performances, the purse always by her side, and a nasty habit of stiffing contractors (it’s a rich person thing, apparently; certainly the current occupant of the… Read more
It can be hard for people of means to trust anyone, especially if they’ve been ripped off in the past.
I for one quite liked it! What a tense 90 (?) minutes of television. Seeing poor Winterfell torn apart again. The chaos of the dark battle, plans falling apart. Arya delivering the killing blow with the knife that started the War of the Five Kings! If I had any complaint, it’s that too many characters survived… Read more
My tv’s resolution wasn’t great, but generally it looked fantastic, even when I couldn’t see anything (in the sense that the characters also couldn’t see anything). The scenes with the Dothraki were especially great: Melisandre lighting all their swords on fire, and then all the fires getting snuffed out as they hit a… Read more
I’m with you on that point, but I also feel icky about how just because she is verbal about her emotional vulnerability, the society labels her “crazy.” There is definitely that stereotype on her, which she sometimes plays up. Her lines like Look what you made me do / No one will love you like I do and stuff like that… Read more
Right? I commented up thread that she turns 30 this year. It’s one thing when you’re learning to navigate relationships in your teens and 20s by making mistakes (and after several years of that it was already old). A 30 year old grown ass woman should not be shrugging her shoulders and saying “I know I’m a handful… Read more