Fox News: Women Too Fragile To Have Casual Sex Like Men Do

 So Mila Kunis is on the cover of GQ magazine this month promoting her new movie Friends with Benefits, which is basically No Strings Attached with different actors, depicting two good friends who decide to take it to the bedroom (no strings attached). In the interview, though, Kunis decries the concept of friends with benefits, saying that even though she's never been in one of those types of relationships, she believes it is "like communism—good in theory, but in execution it fails. Friends of mine have done it and it never ends well. Why do people put themselves through that torture?"

Obviously, when Fox News' The Five discussed the interview, they were psyched that Kunis made a statement they construed as anti-communism. Obviously. Less predictable (though no less surprising) was their gender-based moralizing on their theory that men can have casual sex but women can't. Andrea Tanteros, via Mediaite:

“TANTAROS: Look, women can not have sex like men, Bob, and this notion that is perpetuated by Hollywood and MTV that’s all, ‘Women, just do what you want,’ they can not function like men. It always ends badly. Every woman out there knows what I’m talking about.

BECKEL: Women can’t have sex like men? You can last all night! Look at Greg!

TANTAROS: How many women have called you up all night, stalking you, crying?

BECKEL: Not many.

Maybe not every woman. I, for instance, know plenty of women who have engaged in "friends with benefits" situations, including myself, without crying, stalking or trying to make it into anything it wasn't. But perhaps my female friend group pays too much attention to Hollywood and MTV, and have been brainwashed into thinking we can "do what we want." Watch:



AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at July 16, 2011, 6:20am

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