The pair play 1920′s courtesans in the film Cheri, and “the risque subject matter has prompted them both to question why the world’s oldest profession has been banned throughout most of their native America”.
Pfeiffer says “There is an argument to be made for providing some protection for prostitutes. It would solve a lot of problems for them. They’re going to do it anyway”. Not a brilliant argument Michelle but I’m sure it was from the heart. Her co-star Bates agrees, saying, “For health reasons, it would be better for people to enjoy these pleasures”.
Whilst I don’t think their outspoken views will change the law in America at a rapid rate, what are your views? Is it time we legalize and offer protection to prostitutes? It’s a tricky question, not as cut and dry as you’d first imagine, and I’d be intrigued with your views, feel free to comment below. You can read the article here, and if your interested you can view the trailer below for the film.