Poll: Is There a Double Standard for Women Who Cheat?
04/26/2011 - 14:00 ||
Two years ago, Cuban actor Eddie Cibrian and country singer, LeAnn Rimes had an affair on the set of their Lifetime movie, Northern Lights, that brought their marriages (he to Brandi Glanville and she to Dean Sheremet) down in flames. Now, less than a week after she tied the knot with Cibrian in Malibu, California, Rimes says it's a hard knock life for female cheaters, especially since there is a double standard.
"[Country music] has such a double standard," Rimes said on a TV special that aired this past weekend called Backstory: LeAnn Rimes. "You know, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash and all these guys. God knows what they did back in the day. And if a woman did it, you never were accepted or forgiven. But if it was a guy, it was just their life. ... It's quite interesting to have to navigate those waters as a woman in this business," she says.
Hmm, as much as we were taken aback by Mrs. Cibrian's relationship initially, we have to admit, she does have a point. Tell us what you think: