Chrissy Teigen has had to do a lot of apologising lately, after decade-old tweets and messages emerged showing she verbally abused a number of young celebrities, including Courtney Stodden, Lindsay Lohan and Avril Lavigne.
Could this really be an example of 'toxic femininity', and what does that term even mean?
The Quicky speaks to two feminists about whether toxic femininity really exists, or if this term is just another way for mainstream misogynists to target women.
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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane
Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri
Jane Gilmore - Author and freelance journalist with a particular interest in feminism, media and data journalism
Dr Alexa Appel - Research Support Officer in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at University of Sydney, and an expert on young women and media culture
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