Why Do We Hate Famous Women So Much Harder Than Famous Men?

Celebrity ladies have long inspired a special brand of intense and irrational loathing.

Clockwise, from top left: Harry and Meghan (CBS), Britney Spears (Instagram), Shakira and Jennifer Lopez (YouTube)

In 1972, John Lennon released a single called “Woman Is the N****r of the World.” It was an unfortunate title for a song written by an ex-Beatle whose well-documented abusive tendencies toward the women in his life made…