Pride and prejudice: celebrity versus fictional cougars

@article{Kaklamanidou2012PrideAP,
  title={Pride and prejudice: celebrity versus fictional cougars},
  author={Betty Kaklamanidou},
  journal={Celebrity Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={3},
  pages={78 - 89}
}
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