I’d rather go down in flames, work at Walgreens later, say what I want to say and be who I want to be.
I could not sleep at night if I compromised anything; there’s no chance.
, 33, drawing knowing laughter from the five other women who also have tiny microphones inside their dresses.
Once the tape rolls, they’re anything but timid, though, as they freely discuss the highly competitive, male-dominated industry in which they live and work. In May 2015, a radio consultant publicly advised country programmers not to play too many female artists if they wanted to maintain ratings, likening songs by women to tomatoes scattered in an otherwise all-male salad.
But what if they It's a question that James Kelly and his girlfriend, Amy Wright, never thought they'd have to entertain. Amy, a 20-year-old brunette at the University of California at Irvine, was on her laptop when she got an IM from a random guy nicknamed mistahxxxrightme, asking her for webcam sex. Amy told the guy off, but he IM'd again, saying he knew all about her, and to prove it he started describing her dorm room, the color of her walls, the pattern on her sheets, the pictures on her walls. It was like Amy'd slipped into a stalker movie. Amy watched in horror as the picture materialized on the screen: a shot of her in that very room, naked on the bed, having webcam sex with James. The hacker fired off a note to James's ex-girlfriend Carla Gagnon: "nice video I hope you still remember this if you want to chat and find out before I put it online hit me up." Attached was a video still of her in the nude. The campus police were in no position to handle a case like this.I sent my album to this indie label and they were like, “We already have two girls on the label.I’m so sorry, we just can’t take your project.”In my head, it’s never about female versus male; it’s always about good songs versus bad songs.But with no sign of trouble on their machines—no slow performance, no deleted files, no alerts from antivirus programs—they pretty much forgot about it. Suzy, Melissa, and Nila went about their lives online and off.They chatted with friends, posted pictures, and when they were tired, stretched out on their beds to rest.