Let's Hang Up on the Female Booty Call
Aussie writer blasts trend after hubbie receives steamy text
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 24, 2008 6:29 PM CDT
"I blame it all on new French First Lady Carla Bruni," di Giovanni writes. "She said monogamy was boring and talked glowingly of conquests."   (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)
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(Newser) – When her husband got steamy text message from a drunk female colleague, Janine di Giovanni had had enough: "Go back to the male booty call, I say." Marshaling evidence from a big French study and anecdotes from friends, Giovanni writes in Australia's News Network that too many women have become the initiators of bedroom conquests—regardless of whether the man is married.

"I am too old-fashioned for this," di Giovanni writes, pinning the blame on Carla Bruni for her monogamy-is-boring comments. "And girls, let the men make the first move."