Now I applaud the emergence of high-powered couples, and George and Amal send a great message by being together. But how about we do all women a service, and not label them as any kind of accessory to men; no trophies to win or trinkets to collect. That is so passé.
In 1989, Julie Connelly coined the term 'trophy wife'. The editor of Fortune Magazine, she wrote an article that defined these women differently than we do today. She wrote, "This trophy does not hang on the wall like a moose head -- she works. Hard."
What won me over to "Trophy Wife" was the sense that the writers not only have specific ideas about who the characters are, but also have a great deal of affection for every member of this ad-hoc family.
It's called Just Seen It, and it isn't your mother's review show (or mine, for that matter), but a fun and fast-paced hangout where working industry professionals review the latest in film and television.
In the past men were considered a good catch if they were high earners and a woman who was married to one was considered to have done well for herself. Now this same attitude applies to top-earning women and the men who marry them.