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    Joy Behar Labels Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ as Anti-Feminist, Sparking Fan Outrage

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    These days, people seem ready to debate just about anything, and opinions are plentiful. One place where these debates often occur is on the show The View, where the hosts discuss a wide range of topics.

     

    Recently, Joy Behar, a member of The View, sparked a lively debate by questioning the beloved country music song “Jolene” by Dolly Parton, suggesting it may have anti-feminist undertones.

    Behar even went so far as to claim that Beyoncé’s more recent version of “Jolene” was superior. This comment has ignited a heated discussion that continues to capture attention. Known for speaking her mind, Behar expressed her preference for Beyoncé’s rendition of “Jolene” to the show’s producer. According to Behar, Dolly Parton’s version of the song exhibits insecurity and possessiveness, as Parton pleads with another woman not to steal her man.

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    Behar argues that this sentiment is anti-feminist, implying that women should worry about their men being unfaithful due to the allure of another woman. She believes it undermines women’s empowerment.

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    In contrast, Beyoncé’s version of “Jolene,” titled “Cowboy Carter,” offers a different perspective. Rather than pleading, Beyoncé presents a warning, advising the other person to stay away from her relationship.

    Behar argues that this sentiment is antifeminist, as it implies that women should be concerned about their men being unfaithful due to the allure of another woman. She believes that it undermines the empowerment of women.

     

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