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Old 03-04-2011, 01:38 PM
 
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Yeah he's right.

But I doubt that there are that many young women looking at Natalie Portman

(who happens to be ENGAGED to wed which means she's actually going to make it "all o.k.")

and says to themself... "I can do the same thing, look at Natalie Portman".

What's she supposed to do, crawl under a rock the year she's nominated for an Oscar?

Give me a break.

He should have used another example.
Like Bristol Palin.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:43 PM
 
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He's right. People tend to idolize and emulate pop stars. They don't seem to get that these people are rich and that life gets much easier once your income exceeds your expenses by a significant factor.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:43 PM
 
Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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Originally Posted by LuckyGem View Post
Yeah he's right.

But I doubt that there are that many young women looking at Natalie Portman

(who happens to be ENGAGED to wed which means she's actually going to make it "all o.k.")

and says to themself... "I can do the same thing, look at Natalie Portman".

What's she supposed to do, crawl under a rock the year she's nominated for an Oscar?

Give me a break.

He should have used another example.


I think he should've kept quiet, one doesn't need the approval of a government, a religion, or Mike Huckabee to be a committed partner in a relationship, so what exactly is his point? IF wedlock was the guarantee of stability he seems to think it is the divorce rate wouldn't be what it is.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:45 PM
 
Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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He's right. People tend to idolize and emulate pop stars. They don't seem to get that these people are rich and that life gets much easier once your income exceeds your expenses by a significant factor.
There are some fine people raised with very little material wealth and some real mopes raised with the best of everything.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:47 PM
 
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He's right. People tend to idolize and emulate pop stars. They don't seem to get that these people are rich and that life gets much easier once your income exceeds your expenses by a significant factor.
Of course Mike is right. He spoke the truth.

Alot of people don't like to hear the truth. Natalie Portman is a typical hollywood diva.
But Mike should probably keep it to himself but all the attack dogs come out and he just becomes a target.

It doesn't really do any good when people say things about these stars because all the libs come out to defend as exemplified on this forum.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:48 PM
 
Location: North America
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Of course Mike is right. He spoke the truth.

Alot of people don't like to hear the truth. Natalie Portman is a typical hollywood diva.
But Mike should probably keep it to himself but all the attack dogs come out and he just becomes a target.

It doesn't really do any good when people say things about these stars because all the libs come out to defend as exemplified on this forum.

So.. you know Ms. Portman personally?
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:51 PM
 
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I don't see why every single person who has a child has to be married. My mother was single raising me and I've had a great life, and I'm pretty sure others who have grown up in single family homes have turned out just fine. It just depends on how you're raised. Besides, Portman's engaged so I don't see the big deal.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:53 PM
 
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Actually it's none of Huck's damned business what Portman does.

I sort of reminds me of the Quayle Murphy Brown saga.

What would he have Portman do, have a <<gasp>> abortion????
Exactly. Why'd he even bring her up? His argument brought up issues that don't apply to her. She is free to do as she likes (marry or not, have kids or not) without the approval of others. Yeas, many poor do have kids out of wedlock they cannot afford. This is not Natalie's problem.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Georgia, on the Florida line, right above Tallahassee
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Of course Mike is right. He spoke the truth.

Alot of people don't like to hear the truth. Natalie Portman is a typical hollywood diva.
But Mike should probably keep it to himself but all the attack dogs come out and he just becomes a target.

It doesn't really do any good when people say things about these stars because all the libs come out to defend as exemplified on this forum.
So the truth is that poor, uneducated mothers look up to Natalie Portman and say, "I should have a baby as an unwed mother and be just like Natalie Portman." I I wonder if that sounds as stupid when written down as it does when thought. Yeah, it sounds just as stupid when typed, thought or spoken.

TRUTH... WE ARE AFRAID OF THIS< Single mothers aspire to be that way because they see Natalie Portman can do it.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:56 PM
 
Location: North America
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So the truth is that poor, uneducated mothers look up to Natalie Portman and say, "I should have a baby as an unwed mother and be just like Natalie Portman." I wonder how many women think that when making the choice to be an unwed mother. I wonder if that sounds as stupid when written down as it does when thought. Yeah, it sounds just as stupid when typed, thought or spoken.

TRUTH... WE ARE AFRAID OF THIS<

Pretty much.
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