Trophy Wife

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A woman that a financially successful man marries to increase his standing among peers. They are beautiful, desirable status symbols (hence ‘trophy’), much like an expensive sports car, watch or luxury apartment
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But trophy wives come in all shapes and sizes," says Dr McCarthy.
Trophy Wives follows her first successful novel, United, which sold more than 35,000 copies and Brady Plays the Blues, about her rise to one of the top jobs in football.
If New York trophy wives are sleek superwomen like fashion designer Carolyn Roehm, wife of Wall Street's Henry Kravis, and public relations expert Linda Robinson, wife of American Express Chairman James Robinson, Washington trophy wives are stalwarts like Helena Schultz, Jane Weinberger, and Barbara Bush.
Music Hands Like Houses with special guests Slaves, Miss Fortune, Alive Like Me, Trophy Wives and New City Ghost, 6 p.m.
PROVING the latest theory that trophy wives are no longer the requisite accessory for successful men, Lib Dem MP Lembit Opik disputes those who say his girlfriend, Cheeky Girl Gabriela Irimia, is mere arm candy.
The hobos are all white guys and while they drink from brown-bagged cans, hold their sad signs and mug for the trophy wives in their SUVs, 15 to 40 Latino day laborers are consistently posted up directly across the street.
All the lazy old stereotypes were here, most notably the stupid manchild footballers living in tacky, tasteless houses with their bored bimbo trophy wives.
Hands Like Houses performs with Slaves, Miss Fortune, Alive Like Me, Trophy Wives and New City Ghost at 6 p.m.
Ozzy slammed other stars at the show who had trophy wives and girlfriends.
Bette Midler, Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn vow revenge on the husbands who abandoned them for younger, trophy wives.