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Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro - - Opinion -

E’VE seen it played be­fore, and it’s be­ing played over and over again now since Mar­gaux Uson oth­er­wise known as “Mocha Uson,” ap­peared be­fore the Se­nate in­quiry on fake news.

Looked down on be­cause she was a sexy dancer, we opted to look down some more and dis­re­gard the fact that she ac­tu­ally has a de­gree to her name and a lot more brain­cells than a jour­nal­ist has.

Many may not ad­mit it, but the bot­tom­line re­ally is her breasts. Yes, we said it, be­cause we know where the slut-sham­ing is com­ing from and for as long as we act with the de­cency that some Filipinos are sud­denly con­cerned about and not men­tion her breasts, then we will just be skim­ming on the sur­face, with­out see­ing where all these is com­ing from.

At the bot­tom of it all is the stereo­type of a wellen­dowed woman: that they are only good for their phys­i­cal at­tributes and not for any brain­work. The fact re­mains that Mocha has a de­gree to her name and sev­eral units into Med School at that. It’s just that she’s well-en­dowed, knows how to dance, and not ashamed of the body she is gifted with.

At the bot­tom of it is the com­mod­i­fi­ca­tion of women in our so­ci­ety.

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