Why Be So Critical Of The Female Celebrities?16 Comments

Chris-Vincent A. Febiri
Posted on 15 May 2010 at 1:14pm
Mzbel Yesterday

Mzbel Yesterday

Seldom do the Ghanaian media or general public object to male artists who put out racy videos or shows. Nonetheless, the same cannot be said of female artist, the general response is harsher. There wouldn’t be a need for this article if the level of disapproval is equal between both genders. It seems when artist such as, 4*4, screwface, R2Bees etc display scantily clad vixens stiffly shaking pancake butts and thrusting their pelvis at the camera in their videos, or on stage it usually slides without a hitch. However, when a female artist like Mzbel, Veeda, KK Vidash (LOL) exhibit equal raunchiness it is deemed too provocative and too sexual.

I toyed with the idea of writing about this particular subject, but, it took interviews with two female artists to get me going. It is important that, I point out that, when questioned about the media and public’s response, both females expressed their displeasure, and felt no need whatsoever to justify their choice of wardrobe or routine. I daresay this reaction stems from societal perception of women. It seems these female artists must walk a fine line to avoid such condemnation.

I wouldn’t attribute the media or public’s reaction on uneasiness with such display of sensuality and sexuality by these female artists, but rather, on the society’s intimidation when a woman embodies her sexuality and wields it to her advantage. As I fail to understand the difference between these scantily dressed female artists and the male artists who wear their pants below their bum, usually parading shirtless flaunting their “bird chest” and in some instances, budding pot bellies. Are they better off than these females in terms of decency? And isn’t that the equivalent of being half naked?

By: Cassie Johnson/GhanaCelebrities.Com






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Chris-Vincent A. Febiri

Chris-Vincent is a Freelance Blogger/Writer, Founder and Editor of GhanaCelebrities.Com. He is a “witty” writer who wrote several award winning articles/debates during his Secondary School days at Adisadel College. To develop his writing skills, studied Communication as a major with Sociology and Law at Newham College Of Further Education, London. Currently, he holds a degree in Law (LLB), Diploma in Para Legal and, he is a postgraduate Law student majoring in International Human Rights... He is the author of the popular eBook 'Success Is A Right, Not A Privilege'. He also blogs at www.TopVincent.Com. BBM pin: 7C7331B2. Remember "absence of evidence is not evidence of absence".... Click Here To Hire Me


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  1. Vote -1 Vote +1ghallday

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    The music industry in Gh is a male dominated area and many things have been accepted to be the “norm”. Remember Lumba’s video where you could see all of the woman’s backside? People frowned a little bit and went on their way but let one female musician do the same and we would be all over her like a pitbull on a tom-cat. We have to be fair and criticize all of them constructively and fairly.

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  2. +4 Vote -1 Vote +1Soul sista

    46 Total Comments

    This article just proved that this site is full of two-faced HYPOCRITES…GhanaCelebrities u are da same site dat r always goin on about how some of da Ghanaian female celebs dress n stuff…omdz u guys r so 2-faced its actually stupid…y would u even bother with this article when u guys are part of da 1s that diss people???!!!!

    stupidness straight up

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    +2 Vote -1 Vote +1zion Reply:

    @Soul sista,oh, so u never know?? i’m glad u do now. HYPOCRITES is the perfect description for these guys!!

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  3. -2 Vote -1 Vote +1Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri

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    Soul Sister, I am just commenting to address your misapprehending of the article above. This has nothing to do with the stand of GhanaCelebrities.Com on indecent exposures. All the article seeks to address is the balance that is always waived in favour of the men on the issue of indecent exposure. We are not under any term saying, it is right and worthy of our female celebrities to indecently expose their selves, but we are saying, why do the media outlets only hit up on the women whiles the men are also victims of this. 

    Moreover, you should realise this is an article coming from a female who might though not necessarily true hold a feminist view and approach to things, who believes that women celebs are being critically examined in their way of dressing with the men being left at loose. So try to comprehend articles before attacking GhanaCelebrities as you just did. Enjoy your day and we appreciate your loyalty visits on here. 

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  4. +2 Vote -1 Vote +1Nana

    22 Total Comments

    @SOUL SISTA: I AGREE WITH YOU 100% GHANACELEBRITIES ARE HYPOCRITES…. ALL THEY KNOW IS NKWASIASEM

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  5. +2 Vote -1 Vote +1Soul sista

    46 Total Comments

    @ Chris-Vincent…”why do the media outlets only hit up the women”…why don’t u ask yourself and your staff that since that’s what u guys do as well…I get da article completely…i know ur tryna say that women are targeted more when it cums to indecent exposure…what am tryna say is that its hypocritical of u guys 2 write an article like dis since u are one of “media outlets that only hit up women”

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  6. Vote -1 Vote +1KTGalloway

    182 Total Comments

    Wow, lol….

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  7. Vote -1 Vote +1Brian berchie

    8432 Total Comments

    @ghanaceleb i gues you guys are based in uk serving 24/7 trying to find something to put on you guys are so sad, useless, uneducated you call this a website you should call it http://www.ghanamosttrashworkers.com cause your full of bull**** so you trying to tell me anytime you see a lady a little bit naked your going to make a newsflash about it i gues the person who is adding all those things on it must be a 64 years old rimpeld **** man that is living in the old days step your game up and stop putting all those idiotic news on it damn it dont you get tired of it if there is one person who is bring GH down worldwide than its this website than get your fact strait get your staff strait and your story’s cause all this **** and bull aint taking you no where soon enough you will be loosing allot of customers ucle ****ers

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  8. Vote -1 Vote +1Lily

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    mzbel, i have no problem with ur exposures, but my colleaque at the office says she cant stand u at all.

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    +1 Vote -1 Vote +1hugh3s Reply:

    @Lily, very funny lily

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  9. +1 Vote -1 Vote +1P-Dub

    3 Total Comments

    Brian, i agree with you a 100%..I dont know why Ghanaians make a big deal when these things occur..It feels like people are still living in the stone age..I was reading an article on this site where people were frowning at an actress that showed off her boobs in a Ghanaian movie..I think its time for Ghanaians to be more open minded..We are in the 21st century…

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  10. Vote -1 Vote +1austin young

    3 Total Comments

    sarkodie again o,takin the music award at the 2012 young achievers awards

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  11. Vote -1 Vote +1Lorena

    1 Total Comments

    I hate the fact that I can LOOK and LEARN and do it on others’ hair but noobdy can do it on mine!!!!! where are y’all located??? Imma jus have to go to Ghana to get my hair done..

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    Vote -1 Vote +1Susie Reply:

    @Lorena, why can’t you do it on your own hair? I moved to the US 6 months ago and when I was coming from Ghana I couldn’t even twist my own hair but now I not only braid and fix weave’s on my friend’s hair, I do it on my own hair too and it looks good! just watch a lot of youtube videos about how to braid/ fix weave on your own hair, give yourself 1 day, sit in front of the mirror (so you can see what you’re doing) and begin to braid/ weave your own hair! I know you can do it.

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  12. Vote -1 Vote +1hugh3s

    5 Total Comments

    hate it or love it **** sells… so get with it!

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