Anorak | Fiona Duff takes on Samantha Brick in misogynistic Daily Mail face off

Fiona Duff takes on Samantha Brick in misogynistic Daily Mail face off

by | 18th, April 2012

TODAY the Daily Mail are attempting to repeat last week’s highly successful article ‘Why Do Women Hate Me For Being Beautiful’ by Samantha Brick by publishing a precisely the opposite piece this week ‘Why Do Women Love Me For Being A Plain Jane’ by Fiona Duff.

Fiona Duff is in her early 50′s, a writer and publicist. She divorced her first husband, the late award-winning comedy writer Harry Thompson, in 1997 after five years of marriage. They had two children together. She chronicled her divorce in the Daily Mail. She has now remarried and lives in Edinburgh.

For maximum impact the Mail’s photographic deptartment have set about making Fiona look as ‘frumpy’ as ‘frumpy’ could ever look to an audience. In their picture (above) they’ve made poor Fiona look as plain as a stale loaf of Wonder bread. I found another picture (inset) where Fiona doesn’t look as plain Jane as the Mail would have you believe.

In her article Fiona sets about telling us what it’s like to look a plain Jane. She begins by detailing a life most ordinary. She goes on to explain how that she totally understands Samantha Brick’s problems, ie women hating her for being beautiful, and says that being as ugly as a mud

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