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* This is actually the CatchPhrase of Wrestling/NiaJax, who truly does stand out from all the other girls on the WWE roster by being ''[[TheGiant absolutely massive]]'' (she was a [[AmazonianBeauty plus-sized model]] before taking up wrestling) and a brutal WrestlingMonster rather than a slim, athletic performer like the rest of the female roster. It's also in her theme song, too.

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* This is actually the CatchPhrase of Wrestling/NiaJax, who truly does stand out from all the other girls on the WWE roster by being ''[[TheGiant absolutely massive]]'' (she was a [[AmazonianBeauty plus-sized model]] before taking up wrestling) and a brutal WrestlingMonster rather than a slim, athletic performer like the rest of the female roster. It's also in her theme song, too.


* This is actually the CatchPhrase of Wrestling/NiaJax, who truly does stand out from all the other girls on the WWE roster by being ''[[TheGiant absolutely massive]]'' (she was a [[AmazonianBeauty plus-sized model]] before taking up wrestling) and a brutal WrestlingMonster rather than a slim, athletic performer like the rest of the female roster.

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* This is actually the CatchPhrase of Wrestling/NiaJax, who truly does stand out from all the other girls on the WWE roster by being ''[[TheGiant absolutely massive]]'' (she was a [[AmazonianBeauty plus-sized model]] before taking up wrestling) and a brutal WrestlingMonster rather than a slim, athletic performer like the rest of the female roster. It's also in her theme song, too.


* ''Literature/TheDevilWearsPrada'' more blatantly than the book. Andy is less outwardly feminine at the start of the movie and of course getting a makeover is a sign of negative character growth - as the other employees at Runway are portrayed as vapid, catty or ditzy.

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* ''Literature/TheDevilWearsPrada'' more blatantly than the book. Andy is less outwardly feminine at the start of the movie and of course getting a makeover is a sign of negative character growth - as the other employees at Runway are portrayed as vapid, catty or ditzy. That being said, nobody shows Andy any respect in the beginning of the movie because of her dated, slapdash appearance, inefficiency and thinking she's above something as "frivolous" as working for a fashion magazine.[[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech Nigel tears her a new one]] when she comes crying to him about how mean Miranda is to her, pointing out that Andy has a job millions of girls would kill for but pouts for not being praised just for doing what's expected of her and doesn't treat the magazine with the respect it deserves. She realises he's right and has a makeover and begins excelling at her job - [[WithFriendsLikeThese and her friends promptly decry her as a sellout.]]



* This trope pops up a lot in ''Literature/TheHungerGames'' trilogy when it comes to Katniss. For instance, Katniss is depicted as her family's breadwinner because her female relatives are pretty much useless - her father was the one who taught her how to hunt, but her mother is too overcome with crippling depression to provide for her daughters and her younger sister is so meek and innocent she can't bear killing animals and there are no other female hunters mentioned besides Katniss, who typically fails at anything remotely "feminine". An example of this is in ''Catching Fire'', where she claims to have become good friends with Madge, the Mayor's daughter, because unlike other girls they don't sit around talking about boys or clothes, [[{{Hypocrite}} even though Katniss was previously gushing over the new gear Cinna made for her and angsting about how both Peeta and Gale are in love with her.]]

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* This trope pops up a lot in ''Literature/TheHungerGames'' trilogy when it comes to Katniss. For instance, Katniss is depicted as her family's breadwinner because her female relatives are pretty much useless - her father was the one who taught her how to hunt, but her mother is too overcome with crippling depression to provide for her daughters and her younger sister is so meek and innocent she can't bear killing animals and there are no other female hunters mentioned besides Katniss, who typically fails at anything remotely "feminine". An example of this is in ''Catching Fire'', where she claims to have become good friends with Madge, the Mayor's daughter, because unlike other girls they don't sit around talking about boys or clothes, [[{{Hypocrite}} even though Katniss was previously gushing over the new gear Cinna made for her and angsting about how both Peeta and Gale are in love with her.]] In fact, Katniss develops a particular dislike for Johanna Mason when she's introduced because Johanna is a tough, no-nonsense ActionGirl that Katniss claims to be and [[TerritorialSmurfette reacts with hostility when another girl arrives who challenges her position and is in fact a far better fighter than she is.]]

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* ''Series/TheCrown'' characterizes UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher as having this kind of mentality, and [[DeconstructedTrope illustrates how dangerous having such a belief system can be for a woman]], especially one in a position of power. While she indeed ''had'' to be tough in order to get ahead in the cutthroat (and largely male-dominated) world of politics, she's not exactly understanding or empathetic to other women to the point of being a FemaleMisogynist.


Often said by the LadykillerInLove, or by a BigotWithACrush if the bigotry in question happens to be misogyny. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way--though she's not the only type of character to do so, as women and girls can feel alienated from the rest of their gender for various non-sexist reasons. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically just be very careful with this one.

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Often said by the LadykillerInLove, or by a BigotWithACrush if the bigotry in question happens to be misogyny. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way--though she's not the only type of character to do so, as women and girls can feel alienated from the rest of their gender for various non-sexist reasons. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically Basically, just be very careful with this one.
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For an ethnic variant, see TheWhitestBlackGuy.


* ''Film/BringItOn'' subverts this with Missy, who's a {{Tomboy}} that seems to view cheerleading as beneath her (she's a gymnast who joins the squad as a last resort) because of the [[TheCheerleader negative stereotypes]]. But she soon learns that cheerleading requires lots of work, and ends up enjoying her time on the squad.



* ''Literature/TheDevilWearsPrada'' more blatantly than the book. Andy is less outwardly feminine at the start of the movie and of course getting a makeover is a sign of negative character growth - as the other employees at Runway are portrayed as vapid, catty or ditzy.



* Invoked in ''Film/TheFaculty'', where Stokeley pretends to be a ButchLesbian specifically to alienate everyone. She does end up getting noticed by the apparent JerkJock, who turns out to be a LovableJock that's uninterested in his AlphaBitch of a girlfriend (though this is less to do with femininity and more incompatibility; the girlfriend herself ends up with a nerd too, who's a better match for her). In the epilogue she's shown wearing a slightly more feminine purple cardigan as a sign that she no longer cares what people think of her.



* In ''Film/SmallSoldiers'' part of bonding between Alan and Christie is, after finding out she likes Music/LedZeppelin, remarking she's not like regular girls. This gets him a smile from her. It seems there's some of this in-universe, as Christie has [[TomboyWithAGirlyStreak a massive doll collection]] and seems [[GuiltyPleasure to be embarrassed about it]].


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* ''Film/TheNutcrackerAndTheFourRealms'''s heroine is a girl who doesn't want to be feminine in the Victorian period, so of course turns out to be a BadassPrincess - and is put in comparison to a GirlyGirl.
* In ''Film/SmallSoldiers'' part of bonding between Alan and Christie is, after finding out she likes Music/LedZeppelin, remarking she's not like regular girls. This gets him a smile from her. It seems there's some of this in-universe, as Christie has [[TomboyWithAGirlyStreak a massive doll collection]] and seems [[GuiltyPleasure to be embarrassed about it]].


Often said by the LadykillerInLove. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way--though she's not the only type of character to do so, as women and girls can feel alienated from the rest of their gender for various non-sexist reasons. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically just be very careful with this one.

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Often said by the LadykillerInLove.LadykillerInLove, or by a BigotWithACrush if the bigotry in question happens to be misogyny. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way--though she's not the only type of character to do so, as women and girls can feel alienated from the rest of their gender for various non-sexist reasons. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically just be very careful with this one.


Often said by the LadykillerInLove. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way--though she's not the only character who may do so, as women and girls may feel alienated from the rest of their gender for various non-sexist reasons. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically just be very careful with this one.

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Often said by the LadykillerInLove. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way--though she's not the only type of character who may to do so, as women and girls may can feel alienated from the rest of their gender for various non-sexist reasons. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically just be very careful with this one.


Often said by the LadykillerInLove. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way--though she's not the only character who may do so, as women and girls may feel alienated from the rest of their gender for plenty of non-sexist reasons. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically just be very careful with this one.

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Often said by the LadykillerInLove. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way--though she's not the only character who may do so, as women and girls may feel alienated from the rest of their gender for plenty of various non-sexist reasons. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically just be very careful with this one.


Often said by the LadykillerInLove. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically just be very careful with this one.

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Often said by the LadykillerInLove. Compare and contrast ICantBelieveAGuyLikeYouWouldNoticeMe. Related but distinct tropes include RealWomenDontWearDresses, MadonnaWhoreComplex, MakeupIsEvil, BeautyIsBad, and SlutShaming. A FemaleMisogynist may describe ''herself'' this way.way--though she's not the only character who may do so, as women and girls may feel alienated from the rest of their gender for plenty of non-sexist reasons. This trope is one of the most CommonMarySueTraits, although a character described this way (or who describes herself this way) is not ''necessarily'' a Mary Sue. Versions of this can be said by female characters about male characters, and this version can also (though does not necessarily) carry UnfortunateImplications as well. Basically just be very careful with this one.

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* Chloe Cerise in ''Fanfic/InfinityTrainBlossomingTrail'' notes that in a world where almost everyone is into Pokémon, she, the daughter of a Professor, isn't. She's into macabre monsters -- demons -- writing, good with art and has a love of softball. Problem is that everyone ''else'' doesn't care for that and it has her suffer from self-worth issues since not a lot of people care to see the ''real'' her. She later learns to embrace this side of her: a sweet girl with long hair and a white dress who can fight off opponents with a donut holer and narrate horrifying tales with a calm smile on her face.
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** It could be argued that the trope gets subverted in ''Literature/TheHorseAndHisBoy'' with Aravis and Lasaraleen. While describing [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl their friendship]], the book states that Lasaraleen was always more interested in traditionally feminine things, while Aravis prefers horseback riding and adventure, and that "you can guess that each thought the other silly." When they say their goodbyes, Aravis admits that she thinks Lasaraleen has a lovely life, but it just wouldn't suit her.

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* In ''Film/MollysGame'', multiple guests at her poker games profess their love for Molly. It happens so often that it becomes extremely frustrating to her. She finally breaks it down for Douglas Downey that they only like her because she is the "anti-wife": She encourages their gambling addictions, their drinking, and she has them served by beautiful women. It's not Molly that they fall in love with, [[LovingAShadow it's the environment.]]

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* The title character of ''Manga/{{Arte}}'' aims to be an artist -- as [[StayInTheKitchen a noblewoman living in the Italian Renaissance]], a lot of artist guildmasters turned her away. But she never gives in, which tends to impress them when she accomplishes a hard manual labor task.

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