“Crazy” is a word that connotes dirty cultural work. It’s a different way of referring to mental illness, yes. But it’s also a slippery label that has little to do with the way a person’s brain works. -Give is and how it is received culturally. Calling someone crazy is the best technique to silence. It robs a person of their individuality. Journalist Amanda Hayes wrote this a few weeks ago Profile/Interview you conducted with Sinead O’Connor On the new York Times On the occasion of publication of the report, memoir. There he signed one of the pieces that could serve as future proof of how we have turned to the treatment of artists who have dealt with their mental battles over the course of their careers to do things their own way. Pulled off the fame of being problematic, or as many people wanted to do less in that cultural prison that Hayes talks about: crazy to tie. Where many would have perpetuated the recurring show/joke of O’Connor who broke a picture of the Pope Saturday night Live To condemn the abuses of the Church—and those he himself had suffered—Hess wrote a respectable piece with empathy and a redemptive spirit. What would be said to pervade the environment around mental health today.
In the text, O’Connor lamented that the dynamics that had been put on her career, such as silence, sexism and her global comic display of mental health for not responding to standard femininity, continued to be repeated with the cast. . Happened, like Amy Winehouse or Britney Spears: “What they did to Britney Spears was disgusting. If you meet a stranger on the street crying, you will give him a hug. You wouldn’t start taking pictures of him, you know?
Ten years after Amy Winehouse’s death, the newspaper library still accumulates a fine assortment of images and videos to which the Irishman refers. There are many snapshots or YouTube clips of the British woman and her disheveled bun, overwhelmed, hungry and insecure by the glow around her, glasses in her hand to reach home or leave the bar.
Gone are the days when videos of Amy taking drugs and hiding material in her bun in the middle of a performance ran like wildfire, or hiding and staring from the window of her flat in north London while the rest of the world drank. Was. Life as a joke. The world laughed out loud when it was done over Pete Doherty’s dirty apartment and the bad life of drug addicts. clickbait Without hiding the weird home video in which the singers from Babyshambles and Winehouse are heiress addicts to the poor baby cool britannia, he fed newborn rats in the dark and sat on top of whatever was nearby. All those misery deserved to be highlighted on a platform without the compassion of the media and without pedagogy on mental health issues.
It took four years after his fatal alcohol poisoning, on July 23, for us to start taking a frightening look at himself. documentary arrived amy, by Asif Kapadia, and our laughs were frozen when we understood the exploitation that the artist suffers from his most visible family environment and his emotional circle. The personal suffering in the first person shown in that film coincided with the beginning of pop feminism, with the resignation of women’s stories, when we encouraged ourselves to listen to each other and, most importantly, trust each other. to do. Along with the desire to understand the cost of fame, harassment of fans and overexposure to the media.
Winehouse was the last star to live under that cultural yoke of the crazy diva. Then all others will come to prove the cost and necessity of keeping and safeguarding their mental health. l areEddie Gaga campaigning for survivors of sexual assault with Joe Biden, Demi Lovato speaking loud and clear about bipolarity, Taylor Swift reveals her battle with her eating disorders. Stars, as Britney Spears, who now live in a world that demands their empathy and redefines their experience to set them free.
Two thousand trial, the lost decade of feminism