It used to be that all women acknowledged the truth that prostitution was the vocation of last resort. All other avenues being closed to you, your family dead or having turned you off, no money, no skills, no friends, no strings to pull, that's when you wound up on the street. Because if you didn't have anything else, you always had your vagina, and someone would pay to use it. It was a way to stay alive, but it was the last stop before checking out, and women dealt with it mostly by drinking or drugging so much they were out of their minds when they had to perform their work duties.
empowering. It gets you noticed. It gets your foot in the door.
Last week news broke that Laurence Fishburne's daughter, Montana, was getting her leg up via pornography. Some quotes:
"[My dad] is very upset. I heard that he's mad at me but I haven't spoken to him yet," Montana Fishburne, 19, told TMZ.com, adding that her famous father is "very hurt" over her decision to star in an X-rated flick.A few thoughts:
But Montana - who also goes by the name "Chippy D" - thinks she'll be able to work her way back into the "Matrix" star's good graces. "I feel pretty confident that I can work things out with him," she told the gossip Web site. Montana even thinks her dad might eventually get behind her new career move. "I think he wants to support me in everything I do," she said, "and though he sees this now as a negative, I believe in time he will view it as a positive."
Although Montana told TMZ she didn't warn her dad about her steamy career move, she said she plans to meet with him soon to explain her motives.
"I've watched how successful Kim Kardashian became and I think a lot of it was due to the release of her sex tape," Montana said in a press release from Vivid Entertainment. "I'm hoping the same magic will work for me. I'm impatient about getting well-known and having more opportunities and this seemed like a great way to get started on it."
- Any job that requires you to take a stage name like "Chippy D" is a bad idea. A BAD idea.
- Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton are not role models. They are screwed up kids from rich families who have made money because watching them makes regularly dysfunctional people feel superior. And everyone likes to feel superior. No one should view a leaked sex tape as an opportunity. It should be the cue that your life is so off target that the honorable routes open to you are suicide or volunteer penal colony hard labor supervised by nuns.
- Montana is delusional that her father will ever get behind this career. He may still love her, but being proud of her is now pretty much out the window. Who can be proud knowing you have a stupid, slutty attention whore short-cut taker for a daughter?