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BlogTalkRadio’s Janet Powers Prompts Debate Among ‘The View’ Hosts About Helen Reddy-Madonna Feud

If you’re not yet convinced that BlogTalkRadio is where the conversation begins for millions of folks across the globe each day, keep reading.

Yesterday morning, Janet Powers, host of our Diva Toolbox Radio, aired an interview with ‘70s pop icon Helen Reddy, in which the I Am Woman singer recounted her underwear woes, while ripping into Madonna.

Simultaneously, the New York Post carried excerpts from the chat in its Page Six column, which in turn prompted the hosts of ABC’s The View to weigh in on the debate.

"The whole climate has changed—the idea that if you're NOT givin' it up, something's wrong with you," said Nicolle (center). "Where it used to be that if you WERE givin' it up, something was wrong with you."

"The whole climate has changed—the idea that if you're NOT givin' it up, something's wrong with you," said Yvette (center). "Where it used to be that if you WERE givin' it up, something was wrong with you."

“Helen Reddy, you remember Helen Reddy—I am woman, hear me roar!—she said recently she went bra-shopping and only found slutty bras,” said co-host Whoopi Goldberg (above left).

“And she blames Madonna for Continue reading

Helen Reddy: Where Have All the NON-Slutty Brassiere’s Gone?

Next time you’re out clothes shopping and hear a woman roar, don’t be surprised if it’s Helen Reddy—though feminist pride’s got nothing to do with it.

Interviewed on Diva Toolbox Radio from her home in Sydney, Australia, the ‘70s pop icon, who scored a monster hit with I Am Woman—which Sarah Jessica Parker and pals reprised in Sex and the City 2—recalls a recent spree that had her seething.

CAPTION: "The proudest thing of my life is that it is now in the Modern American History high school textbooks," Helen (above with granddaughter Lily) tells us of "I Am Woman," and also in the Australian ones too!"

"The proudest thing of my life is that it's now in the Modern American History high school textbooks," Helen (above with granddaughter Lily) tells us of "I Am Woman," "and also in the Australian ones too!"

“I was in London earlier this year and I had to get some new bras— because [mine] were falling off me,” Helen, 68, tells host Janet Powers.

“So I go into a big department store there, and into the women’s lingerie department, and they’ve got pasties —you know, like strippers wear.

“They’ve got all these little fancy things, which all have wires—which I believe cause Continue reading