Slut-Shaming in “Call Me Maybe”

TV Tropes says:

The Carly Rae Jepsen video, Call Me Maybe is a painful example of the contortions a woman has to go through to express sexuality without being called a slut. She sees a beautiful man, and is physically pushed by her friends into trying to attract his interest, because she obviously can’t just go up to him. Then, ostensibly having attracted his attention through her zany sitcom shenanigans, she hands him her number, making it a point to say she’s not a slut and never does this (“I just met you / and this is crazy”), before handing him her number and pointedly ceding all future authority and activity to him (“so call me maybe”). Then she reiterates that she’s not a slut (“and all the other boys / try to chase me”). All so she can hit on the boy next door. One to ten she still gets called a slut.

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