Deirdre O'Shaughnessy: Joanna Lumley’s sexual assault comments are from a bygone era of Mad Men
Published 23/04/2014 | 15:37
IT must be tough, being one of those people who is called upon for a soundbite every time a particular issue raises its head in certain sections of the media.
Since making comments on girls who “dress like trash” earlier this year, Joanna Lumley seems to be the go-to celebrity of choice for comment on sexual assault, sexism and the like.
That particular interview earned her a rap on the knuckles from feminists, who pointed out that that sort of thing is now known as victim-blaming and is completely out of step with modern thinking on sexual assault.