Saturday, March 05, 2016

The Lifelong Censorship of Mae West

"I believe in censorship. I made a fortune out of it."

When you hear the name Mae West, you might think “sex symbol,” and you’d be right. But she was more than that. She was funny, smart, and driven to succeed. She was a champion of women’s sexual expression, and spent her life testing the limits of what what is acceptable in entertainment. Read about West’s battle with the censors in an article I wrote for mental_floss.

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