by Nina Bahadur
The Huffington Post
‘Just when we thought we’d heard of every conceivable means of humiliating a woman on TV, along came “Blachman.”
Here’s the premise of this Danish prime-time TV show: a woman enters a room and silently strips in front of the male host and a male guest, who then critique the woman’s body out loud in front of her.
Danish X-Factor judge Thomas Blachman, who hosts the new, eponymous show, claims he doesn’t consider the content problematic. He told the Daily Mail, “[T]he entire idea of the show is to let men talk about the bodies of naked women while the woman is standing right in front of them. The female body thirsts for words. The words of a man.”
According to the Sun, DR2 channel producer Sofia Fromberg also fails to see any problems with the show: “We have a program that reveals what men think about the female body. Quite honestly, what is wrong with that?”’