Drag Hags: Why is it OK For Male Actors To Wear Dresses?

Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence strapped on fat suits and wigs in recent films. Despite decades-long careers, Dustin Hoffman’s and Robin Williams’s most beloved alter egos are arguably Tootsie and Mrs. Doubtfire. Lots of conventions of drama don’t fly anymore. A white actor wouldn’t dare put on dark makeup to appear black today….

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