Much has already been written elsewhere about Ashley Judd’s recent comments in her new book where she says that hip-hop culture is rape culture. While we don’t deny that hip-hop has (more than) its share of misogyny, it’s not limited to hip-hop music.
Judd, an actress who appeared in films like Kiss The Girls and Double Jeopardy, needs to look no further than her own Hollywood culture for a much longer-running display of violence and misogynistic attitudes towards women.
We stumbled across this supercut of scenes from movies featuring men slapping women dating back to 1931’s The Public Enemy.
Keep an eye out for President Ronald Reagan in one of his pre-Commander-In-Chief roles laying the smackdown.