Marry the man other women wish they could marry.
But rather than focus on Amal’s successful career as a human rights lawyer, the TV host said she had been given the top spot because she snapped up Clooney as her husband.
‘You could say hers was the wedding of the year, but let’s put it into perspective, it was really one of the greatest achievements in human history,” Walters said.
Edit: The feminists at vox.com are experiencing predictable twisting in their undergarments. Kelsey McKinney writes in Amal Clooney married down. She’s way more fascinating than George:
Barbara Walters is wrong. Amal Clooney isn’t fascinating because she joined “the ranks of Jackie Onassis, Princess Diana and Kate Middleton” by marrying a rich and noteworthy man. Amal Clooney is fascinating because she is, in her own right, a badass.
This is the same Kelsey McKinney who complained last year in the Atlantic about how frustrating it is that novels aimed at women are always about finding a man:
Literary girls don’t take road-trips to find themselves; they take trips to find men.