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Quotation by Shirley MacLaine
I'm an expert in hookers. I'm an expert in doormats. I'm an expert in victims. They were the best parts. And when I woke up—sociologically, politically, and creatively—I could no longer take those parts and look in the mirror.
Shirley MacLaine (b. 1934), U.S. actor and social/political activist. As quoted in Ms. magazine, p. 55 (February 1975).
MacLaine, a major American movie actor, was referring to Hollywood's offensively limited representations of women.
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