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Seth Meyers mocks Marc Jacobs for wearing dress

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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 2:40 AM GMT
    http://stylenews.peoplestylewatch.com/2012/06/05/marc-jacobs-seth-meyers-dress/

    This is totally borderline offensive. I think I'd need to know exactly what was said by Seth Meyers to decide because "he also spent some time roasting Jacobs for his outfit before donning it himself." is pretty vague.

    I think this light-hearted mockery is pushing on a very specific button that nobody considers a "do not" in the comedy category - cross-dressing issues.
    I find that it could be taken offensively because I'm sure there are plenty of anti-androgyny/anti-gay/anti-trans douchebags that find it funny and the fact that a celebrity is publicly mocking this instance of cross-dressing just solidifies it in their mind that it's okay to make fun of or dislike/hate cross-dressers and other people who break the rules of the norm.
    I was also watching Fashion Police the other day and one of the hosts mocked Tilda Swinton by saying that she's a man. Although minor, I immediately thought "Oh shut up. Are you really using 1950s gender roles to make fun of Tilda wearing menswear-inspired clothing?"

    I understand that Seth Meyers and the host on Fashion Police probably would not have thought of these issues, and that their jokes were all in good fun, but that's almost what makes it disconcerting; it's as if people don't even realize the impact they could have by mocking such a misunderstood minority in the media.
    Don't give me the "if he's going to wear a dress in public he should expect to be made fun of" shit either. It's not okay to make fun of somebody who wants to wear clothes that are traditionally designated to the opposite gender.
    I'm very much interested in androgyny and the ideas of gender identity, and my style is verging on the point where I'm so bored with what's available for men that I've been considering purchasing women's clothing just so I can wear something new and exciting, so this issue is on my mind a lot lately and I find it very courageous of Marc Jacobs to decide to wear a dress to a prestigious public event like that.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 2:49 AM GMT
    I know what you mean, but I think he was more making fun of the outfit being ridiculous rather than it being a dress. I feel like if a female celebrity wore something like that, people would also probably laugh.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 2:51 AM GMT
    cold saidI know what you mean, but I think he was more making fun of the outfit being ridiculous rather than it being a dress. I feel like if a female celebrity wore something like that, people would also probably laugh.


    I could make it look fierce
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 3:04 AM GMT
    cold saidI know what you mean, but I think he was more making fun of the outfit being ridiculous rather than it being a dress. I feel like if a female celebrity wore something like that, people would also probably laugh.
    Yeah, hence borderline offensive.
    I mean, Marc Jacobs is a total douchebag and that outfit is fucking hideous but there's that little voice inside me saying "that's not quite right". You know, the voice I don't hear very often.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 3:05 AM GMT
    dontknowwhy said
    cold saidI know what you mean, but I think he was more making fun of the outfit being ridiculous rather than it being a dress. I feel like if a female celebrity wore something like that, people would also probably laugh.
    I could make it look fierce
    The white boxers are soo trashy, werk dem pink briefs hollaaaaa
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 3:23 AM GMT
    I've been thinking of learning about cosmetics so I can do face-paint type makeup stuff on myself for an edgier look. You know, like some David Bowie shit or s/t.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 6:19 AM GMT
    This issue is important and I demand that it be addressed.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 9:00 AM GMT
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 9:03 AM GMT
    It was an interesting look he had going on, I kinda liked it, no one else I was with at the time did though.

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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 9:11 AM GMT
    northoz saidIt was an interesting look he had going on, I kinda liked it, no one else I was with at the time did though.
    I like the piece as a shirt, but as a dress you can't just wear white boxers it's trashy. He needs some sleek black undergarments.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 9:19 AM GMT
    That dude is wearing pilgrim shoes.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 9:32 AM GMT
    Here's the pic that made me go "hey, that's a really nice shirt" before I scrolled down to more photos.
    o-SETH-MEYERS-MARC-JACOBS-LACE-DRESS-570
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 9:36 AM GMT
    I prefer Jacobs in the pink dress he wore to an event in Paris.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 9:40 AM GMT
    I know that if I ever saw someone wearing that, I'd want them to cover up more. I don't care what your gender or sexual preference is.

    And there are some comedians who know no boundaries.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 12:31 PM GMT
    Anduru saidI prefer Jacobs in the pink dress he wore to an event in Paris.
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    Looks like he just forgot to tuck his polo shirt into his shorts.

    Marc always worked an androgynous vibe, even while working out at our gym "Pumping Iron" on West 76th & Broadway back in the day when his trainer was a fabulous black lesbian. Even at 26 working for Perry Ellis he had a stunning Beaux-Arts penthouse two blocks south of me. A rock star from the get-go!
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 1:02 PM GMT
    Um...why are we talking about dresses on a site called "Real Jock." Not judging, but I feel it's a valid question.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 1:23 PM GMT
    ^
    I guess for the same reason there are endless threads of trim guys rhapsodizing over their free indulgence in junk food. At least credit me for bringing Marc Jacobs at the gym with a trainer into the mix.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 1:25 PM GMT
    Oh yes, one was a joke, the other was for comedy. icon_confused.gif

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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 1:28 PM GMT
    If someone, a top designer no less, is going to step out in something so hideous, then they better be ready for the criticism and jokes. Was that a serious outfit, or was Marc Jacobs screaming for attention?
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 1:35 PM GMT
    i liked marc jacobs better when he was fat and hung out with sonic youth. now hes just an attention whore. thats cool though whatever i dont even know him.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 1:39 PM GMT
    CuriousJockAZ saidIf someone, a top designer no less, is going to step out in something so hideous, then they better be ready for the criticism and jokes. Was that a serious outfit, or was Marc Jacobs screaming for attention?
    He's trying to make an "artistic statement" I think its his way of thinking he doesn't want attention and there is something wrong with the media, when he seriously in deprived of it the most important kind, intimacy. I know, cause I used to be flashy and wild in my clothing in high school, and wondered wtf people were looking at me for. Lol. icon_confused.gif
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 6:38 PM GMT
    It's a real stretch to make this an "anti-trans" issue.

    I would never have thought "dress" by looking at that piece of clothing. That's not a dress. It's a really hideous 19th century night gown.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 6:39 PM GMT
    I wouldn't have worn the dress - - - even for a joke. Ugly is ugly.

    With that being said, little Seth has a lot to say about a lot of people in his own special snide way. He is a comedian. But I'd say this: Be careful Seth. You're not very good looking, and you're not the next Jimmy Fallon. Almost - but not quite.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 8:08 PM GMT
    Wow, those outfits all looked awful on him and probably would look awful on anyone. I'm sure he could have dug up a better looking dress if he desired to wear one. At least he had the balls to wear one, but he could have at least wore one that made him look good.
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    QUOTE Jun 15, 2012 8:10 PM GMT
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