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Offline Mandy21

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Re: On the subject of prostitution
« Reply #30 on: September 28, 2013, 12:55:28 pm »
Milo, thanks for sharing those two examples.  It makes your position a bit clearer, at least to me.  We must have lived very different lives indeed, considering I've never known a single soul who had to turn to this profession for any reason.

Lee, thanks for all the moving around and technical stuff you had to do to re-thread it all.

Paul (southendmd) and any others who've actually seen the film -- was there any reference to prostitution in it?  I'd be curious if Mr. Dean ever participated as either a customer or a provider of such services.
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Re: On the subject of prostitution
« Reply #31 on: October 13, 2013, 08:25:42 pm »


Paul (southendmd) and any others who've actually seen the film -- was there any reference to prostitution in it?  I'd be curious if Mr. Dean ever participated as either a customer or a provider of such services.


I have seen the film.  (It is on Netflix.)  There is no talk of prostitution in the film.  This was an assertion made by a posting here, seemingly suggesting that Dean was "sleeping his way to the top," and that in doing so Dean was behaving like a prostitute.  Whether that is a fair assertion to make about Dean, I leave up to you.
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Re: On the subject of prostitution
« Reply #32 on: October 14, 2013, 10:31:00 am »
If James Dean was using sex to get ahead in Hollywood, I'm sure he wasn't the first actor to do so, and I'd bet the rent (if I was paying rent) that he wasn't the last.
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Re: On the subject of prostitution
« Reply #33 on: October 14, 2013, 11:27:26 am »
If James Dean was using sex to get ahead in Hollywood, I'm sure he wasn't the first actor to do so, and I'd bet the rent (if I was paying rent) that he wasn't the last.

I for one cling to the hope that he was not doing that. It doesn't matter how many actors/actresses were, or are currently doing it, it is still wrong.
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