Last month, Business Woman Media made a splash with its cheeky headline, “Internationally Acclaimed Barrister Amal Alamuddin Marries an Actor.” Their point being, here is a woman whose impressive accomplishments should not be overshadowed by her union with a famous man.
The polar opposite of a Hollywood starlet (no offense to the Stacy Keiblers of the world), Amal is an Oxford-educated human rights lawyer who speaks three languages. After wedding the world’s most eligible bachelor, did she start redecorating a Beverly Hills mansion? Wax rhapsodic about her pilates regimen to “Us Weekly”? No, she went back to work.
Amal Alamuddin had all of our respect, and then what did she do? She changed her name to Clooney like some 1950s housewife.
Say it ain’t so, Amal! I can’t help but be disappointed.
Read the rest of my semi-controversial post at mom.me…