5 Lessons for My Tween from Anne HathawayBy now, you may have seen Matt Lauer's interview with Anne Hathaway on the Today Show where, instead of focusing on her upcoming movie Les Miserables, he decided it was better to mock her about a recent "wardrobe malfunction."
Why do I care about this episode? It's not because I think Hathaway needs my help. She did just fine on her own killing Lauer with her kindness and grace. I'm writing about this because my daughter, who is about to turn 13, is also starting to learn about how men try to objectify women and their bodies.
How is that possible for a seventh grader?
First, a quick recap of the Lauer/Hathaway moment. While getting out of a limo at a Les Mis event, Hathaway was wearing a dress that was particularly difficult to maneuver in. Not surprisingly, the paparazzi were able to get some compromising shots of her. Instead of focusing on the movie and what Hathaway did to prepare for a grueling role, Lauer started off their chat this way: