Demetria's Recent Articles

Why I Decided to Do A Reality Show

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Monday morning, entertainment trade magazine the Hollywood Reporter broke the news of an upcoming reality show, Blood, Sweat & Heels, which will debut on Bravo on Jan. 5. Since taping began in the spring, I’d been biting my tongue for months, alternately excited to reveal the news to...

The Fine Line Between Entertainment & Exploitation

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I’ve always liked DMX’s persona. That, of course, comes with some qualifiers. I had to ignore the violent and misogynistic imagery in most of his lyrics, which I was much more willing to do in X’s heyday a decade ago, than now.  I liked his...

Have You Ever Been Sexually Harassed?

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President Obama’s recent quip about California Attorney General Camala Harris “best-looking attorney general in the country” and Adria Richards dismissal after tweeting a picture of two men making sexual jokes  has reignited a conversation about sexual harassment.  For clarity, by no means, do I think...

Princeton Mom to Female Students: Find Husband in College

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Forgive my lack of a proper set up for this story, one with wit or something deep to draw you in. I can’t pull one together right now that has more depth than, “what the entire **** is going on?” So instead of giving you...

Women: Our Own Worst Enemies?

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Stay with me. I ki-ki a lot, and lean toward fluffier subjects matter. But I’m in thinking mode, and I’d like you to consider something that’s been on my mind. Yesterday was D-Day. Yes, I’m referring to the divorce filing heart ’round the Internet, that...