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Life after Widowhood, Female celebrity feuds

Three women talk about their experiences of dating again after the death of their partner. And are antifeminist attitudes at work in the reporting of female celebrity feuds?

From Hip Hop rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur, to the Oasis brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher, there is a long history of feuds between celebrities and especially within the music industry. But does the news report on these feuds differently when it's between two women? And is it anti-feminist to have female feuds, or a simply a part of the business? Jane speaks to Natalie Finn, Senior Editor of E! News, lifestyle journalist Laura Snapes for the Guardian newspaper and social media blogger and commentator Bolu Babalola.

Life after the death of a partner - three women talk about their experiences and how they started dating again.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Caroline Donne.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Female Celebrity Feuds

    Duration: 13:38

  • Life After…Your Partner Dies

    Duration: 13:49

  • Woman’s Lab Follow Up

    Duration: 04:58

  • Woman’s Hour Archive: Escort Agency

    Duration: 11:49

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Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Natalie Finn
Interviewed Guest Laura Snapes
Interviewed Guest Bolu Babalola
Producer Caroline Donne

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