By Louisa Peacock. What does it mean anyway? Girl power is dead, girlfriend. Read all about it As she dabs the eyeshadow onto her finger - a "very nice" Naked colour by Urban Decay - she tells me she is more conscious of role models generally now that she is a parent; with two young girls and one boy, she is becoming increasingly aware of cultural influences on her kids and how it might shape their aspirations in life. There are plenty of great, female solo artists out there who Sara is proud and excited to play on her own radio show — from Adele to Rita Ora — but one or two leave little to be desired, she says. There are other female pop singers who do way more for empowering young women and helping them to find and stay true to themselves, she says. These are sassy, young women.
Sara Cox has told how she was preyed on by sleazy men during a modelling assignment in the early stages of her career. Now 44, the Radio 2 presenter, was working in Italy when she encountered a string of unwanted advances. Sara told how men hissed and clicked their fingers at her and her mates in the street and on public transport. But despite being plagued by unwanted attention, she said women did not offer them any support either. By Halina Watts. Sara Cox tells how she was hounded by sleazy perverts while working as a model Sara Cox has told how she was preyed on by sleazy men during a modelling assignment in the early stages of her career. Read More Showbiz editor's picks. Follow mirrorceleb. Show more comments. Celebs all Most Read Most Recent.
The Radio 1 DJ Sara Cox has stopped a French picture agency from reprinting nude photographs of her and her husband, taken on their honeymoon in the Seychelles. She is still suing The People , where the images of herself and Jon Carter first appeared, and the celebrity photographer Jason Fraser, whose agency sold the pictures. In her claim, Cox's lawyers are to use the Human Rights Act to argue breach of privacy.
Binge-drinkers, she says, "are a real cringe" more nose-wrinkling and those appalling characters we see on TV's Ladette To Lady: "Young girls out of control who don't have anything to aspire to. It's pointless. Only Sara - along with her mate Zoe Ball - was, of course, one of the original ladettes; a crude, crusading poster girl for the geezerbird generation. Surely, she hasn't forgotten how, on Radio 1's Breakfast Show, she cheerily filled us in on the fact that she'd lost her virginity in a field of sheep at 15, or that she was sent home from a modelling assignment drunk.