Good thoughts on the GQ 100 Sexiest Woman Of the Millenium from No More Race

No More Race

Yeah, this is not the way you want to go GQ.

GQ just released their “The 100 Sexiest Women of the Millennium” issue featuring Beyonce on the cover as “Miss Millennium.” Flip through it and you’ll find the obvious nods to Jessica Simpson, Kim Kardashian, and Katie Holmes. But this year, the lad mag has included some ethnic specific categories that have some people raising their eyebrows. Examples:

•    “Hottest Indian Chick”: Freida Pinto
•    “Hottest Pregnant Sri Lankan”: M.I.A
•    “Hottest Italian Chick”: Monica Belluci
•    “Hottest Chinese Chick”: Zhang Ziyi (sometimes credited as Ziyi Zhang)

While there may not be anything inherently wrong with saying someone is a “Hot Chinese woman” the seemingly arbitrary racial call-outs have people squirming. For example, why did the magazine deem Beyonce “Miss Millennium” but not “Miss African-American Millennium?” Mila Kunis was included in the top three hottie picks but the magazine didn’t mention her Ukranian roots…

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