“OK, let’s just say Paula Broadwell didn’t see Fatal Attraction in 1987 when it first hit movie theaters,” writes a columnist for the Huffington Post, chastising the woman who had a disastrous affair with General David Petraeus. “She was the exotic, globe-trotting Angelina to Holly’s stay-at-home, all-American Jennifer, with a touch of Glenn Close‘s Fatal Attraction crazy,” says Buzzfeed. Starting to sound familiar? And this is hardly the first time that a powerful woman in love has been compared to bunny-boiling Alex Forrest, the character played by a wild-eyed Glenn Close in Adrian Lyne’s misogynyrrific classic Fatal Attraction. Don’t believe me? Read on.
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