Throw in any other names you might think of please.
What celebrity is Queen of Fraus?
|by Anonymous||reply 97||November 24, 2021 11:36 AM|
If you're talking worldwide, it's SJP by a country mile.
The others are nobody from nowhere in the world outside the US.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||March 12, 2021 1:16 PM|
I didn't want to include Vivian Vance which such names.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||March 12, 2021 1:22 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 3||March 12, 2021 1:49 PM|
Taylor "supercunt" Swift
|by Anonymous||reply 4||March 12, 2021 1:56 PM|
Frau Blucher. (Horse noises)
|by Anonymous||reply 5||March 12, 2021 1:59 PM|
Frau Angela Merkel. The best frau ever.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||March 12, 2021 2:18 PM|
Joanna Gaines is the Grand High Majestrix of homophobic, faux Xtian fraus.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||March 12, 2021 3:12 PM|
Why do so many DLers want to be fraus?
|by Anonymous||reply 8||March 12, 2021 3:13 PM|
No gay man wants to be a frau.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||March 12, 2021 3:58 PM|
Valerie Bertinelli should probably be up there too.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||March 12, 2021 6:25 PM|
Have we forgotten Rachael Ray so quickly?
|by Anonymous||reply 11||March 12, 2021 6:28 PM|
Sandra Lee too.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||March 12, 2021 6:29 PM|
New: Chrissy Tiegen
|by Anonymous||reply 13||March 12, 2021 7:10 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 14||March 12, 2021 7:12 PM|
I know someone at work who’s in her early 40s. This judgmental bitch is the biggest frau I know. She and her friends follow Chrissy Tiegen religiously, and they go on annual Oprah convention, apparently there is such a thing at least when she told me about it a couple of years ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||March 12, 2021 7:13 PM|
Clarkson by a mile (or by a metric ton)
|by Anonymous||reply 16||March 12, 2021 7:18 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 17||March 12, 2021 7:58 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 18||March 12, 2021 8:50 PM|
Jennifer Garner is the worst.
Kelly Clarkson seems like a lesbian, but she actually does seem like a frau as well.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||March 12, 2021 8:55 PM|
No, GOOP isn’t a frau.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||March 12, 2021 10:33 PM|
The Pioneer Woman, who homeschooled her kids and made icky face at Asian Chicken Wings
|by Anonymous||reply 21||March 12, 2021 11:42 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 22||March 13, 2021 4:13 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 23||March 13, 2021 4:43 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 24||March 13, 2021 6:05 AM|
Garner strives to be Queen but for someone who has been around for a couple of decades and pays for a lot of press, she has a pitiful following on Instagram.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||March 13, 2021 6:07 AM|
Ree Drummond is in the lead in the poll, but I had to google her to see who she even is. Never heard of her.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||March 13, 2021 6:10 AM|
Chrissy Metz’s new Joyful Heart wine brand should move her up the poll.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||September 17, 2021 8:46 AM|
What even is the essence of frau? Are we talking cradling one's pumpkin spice latte in a $200 flannel shirt, size xxs? Or are we talking gummy smiles, crooked eyeliner, and "dump meals"?
|by Anonymous||reply 28||September 17, 2021 9:01 AM|
R27 That wine sounds stupid.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||September 17, 2021 9:03 AM|
[quote] "No, GOOP isn’t a frau."
Correct. She's just a fucking cunt.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||September 17, 2021 9:19 AM|
Oprah. No one cool or interesting takes Oprah seriously. She's definitely the queen of shallow bullshit and therefore queen of the fraus.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||September 17, 2021 9:22 AM|
I'm going to go with Jennifer Garner. I think even the fraus hate Megan McCain. She's too Karen even for them.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||September 17, 2021 9:37 AM|
I too am trying to understand what Frau is. R28 seemed about right. Pumkin-spice drinking, Christmas sweater wearing, old-fashioned hair-bearing, judgmental Christian maybe? None of those entries in the poll fiited the image of Frau for me as these cheeky gay men have illustrated over the years. Sometimes I think I get it.
Also just checking if a Frau is different from a Karen
|by Anonymous||reply 33||September 17, 2021 9:41 AM|
Oprah was possibly Queen of Fraus in the ‘90s. I don’t know about today.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||September 17, 2021 9:42 AM|
[quote] Also just checking if a Frau is different from a Karen
I’ve been posting here since 2012 and the term frau was in common usage here long before I arrived.
Karen is sort of the straight world’s take on a frau.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||September 17, 2021 9:44 AM|
We’ve had threads before trying to define what a frau is exactly. I contributed something like this before:
An intellectually incurious, middle aged, middle witted, middle brow, middle American domesticated white woman.
That’s the starting point.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||September 17, 2021 9:47 AM|
R36 Ok thanks!
|by Anonymous||reply 37||September 17, 2021 9:50 AM|
Due to the evanescence of celebrity, Oprah is guilty of having been so successful that she's become the victim of her popularity. That doesn't detract from the good she's done by presenting an alternative way to view issues that formerly were entirely set in stone to people whose minds have been made less rigid in their judgement as a result. The previous sentence is word salad. So, what is means is that Oprah got people to trust her enough that they were willing to reconsider the way they thought about things. And as a result some of their prejudices were reduced or eliminated. Overall, I maintain she's done far more good than otherwise. I still can't tell if she knew what she was doing with her soi-disant 'interview' with Harry and Megs.
I'm beginning to think she knew exactly what she was doing and she may surprise us with a card or two she has up her sleeve. Nobody with that level of experience would have played so dumb. It's as though she got her foot in the door in order to further some kind of agenda she has.
I think GOOP is an honourary Frau. She's not one, but the Fraus love her because, like Jackie Stone, SHE'S THIN!!
|by Anonymous||reply 38||September 17, 2021 9:53 AM|
Actually, Kate Middleton presents as a "non-frau, non-Karen posing as a frau". I see right through that.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||September 17, 2021 9:54 AM|
[quote] Actually, Kate Middleton presents as a "non-frau, non-Karen posing as a frau".
Like Witherspoon, I imagine she tries to appear ‘relatable’ but is fundamentally a cut above frau.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||September 17, 2021 9:58 AM|
R33 I think there are several versions of fraus. Your description describes one variety, but may I suggest the basic bitch frau? She also drinks pumpkin spice lattes (Starbucks, of course), wears yoga pants or leggings, listens to Beyonce, carries a Louis Vuitton tote, if rich, wears a Cartier Love bracelet, if middle class, a silver piece from Tiffany or Pandora (shudder!), has a French manicure, might wear an anklet, has a small tattoo hidden on body, has a “Live, Laugh, Love” sign in family room and an “Eat” sign in kitchen.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||September 17, 2021 9:59 AM|
In many ways I think GOOp is the antithesis of frau.
She does have a lifestyle brand (a big red flag) but her line about rather smoking crack than eat cheese from a can is very anti-frau. You will normally find a frau looking up “12 Fun Canned Cheese Recipes” and being a big supporter of Just Say No if she was around in the ‘80s.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||September 17, 2021 10:00 AM|
Then I would think the polar opposite of a Queen Frau is The Ideal Gay Man! 🤣
|by Anonymous||reply 43||September 17, 2021 10:03 AM|
R38, I agree with your Oprah thoughts.
She often challenged her frau audience, which is a very un-frau thing to do.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||September 17, 2021 10:04 AM|
SJP wins this thread. Fraus and bossy bottoms worship that hag.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||September 17, 2021 10:04 AM|
Ree Drummond comes from an incredibly wealthy background and married an incredibly wealthy man yet she likes to present herself as someone whose life revolves around making smores for ‘game night’.
And maybe it does.
Ina Garten and Martha Stewart in contrast are definitely not fraus.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||September 17, 2021 10:06 AM|
SJP earns her place in the poll by taking over a show that had a very gay male sensibility and turning it into a Lifetime quality brand.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||September 17, 2021 10:08 AM|
I’m surprised at Chrissy Metz’s low polling.
This Is Us is THE frau show. Even the name. Add in her new wine brand, her dumb ‘faith’ movie, her love yourself messages, and her bland country-pop music and she should be ranking higher.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||September 17, 2021 10:09 AM|
SJP only became ultimate frau because of the ridiculous amount of merchandising she did. Shoes, bags, clothes, fragrance, hair color and even greeting cards! If she had toned all that shit down she would never have ended up in Hall of Frau Fame.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||September 17, 2021 10:26 AM|
Jennifer Garner cemented her frau status when she made an advert for Neutrogena where she extols the virtues of the product while being 1) A busy business woman 2) Baking cookies and 3) Collecting hen's eggs.
It really is an amazing, Oscar worthy a tour-de-frau production.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||September 17, 2021 10:31 AM|
Her weekly churchgoing with the cradled coffee as documented by the Daily Mail is very frau.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||September 17, 2021 10:34 AM|
SJP is better than Goop. Her products are better and deserved and get some respect. Her perfume is respected. I don't know about her shoes. SJP is kind of a likable pushy cunt. I'm sure she can be fun, so she's not a total cunt. She isn't condescending, really. Goop can be kind of fun but she is a .01% Frau as is Martha Stewart. Goop is a pretty good actress! But she is quite the drole cunt.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||September 17, 2021 10:36 AM|
GOOP and Martha Stewart's elitism immediately rules them out of being fraus.
The professional frau always works to portray herself as a relatable everywoman.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||September 17, 2021 10:41 AM|
SJP is possible a little too New York to be Queen of Fraus, but what she did to SATC once she became an exec producer definitely gives her a good case.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||September 17, 2021 10:43 AM|
I guess there can be more than one kind of Frau. I believe there can be superrich fraus.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||September 17, 2021 10:45 AM|
[R54] I think you're right about SJP, maybe she is a bit to New York. She also hasn't gone public with any weight woes so she loses frau points for that.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||September 17, 2021 10:59 AM|
SJP is too natural and skinny and liberal to be a frau, Reese is too upper class WASP, GOOP is too elitist rich girl, Martha Stewart is too shrewd and sneaky, Meghan McCain and Metz are fag hag material, Jennifer Garner is too slim and pretty....bad list OP. How about the Poineer Woman Cooks lady?
|by Anonymous||reply 57||September 17, 2021 11:00 AM|
Rachel Ray, Sandra Lee, Suze Orman, Kate Gosselin, Nancy Grace... I'd have included them but I don't know if they're still relevant these days.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||September 17, 2021 11:02 AM|
Ooops my bad, I forgot the Pioneer Woman's name....^^^. Ok, she fits the bill. But also, she's cute so...
|by Anonymous||reply 59||September 17, 2021 11:03 AM|
If you put it like R54 (re: weight woes) and like R55, then DL-ers are about 98% frauen also. These bitches are all about food, weight, and claim they earn $200K a minute.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||September 17, 2021 11:05 AM|
SJP inspired a million flyover women to queue outside that Magnolia Bakery. She may not be the frauiest herself but she has made ample contribution to frauery and provided inspiration to its practitioners.
What she did to SATC has already been discussed at length elsewhere.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||September 17, 2021 11:09 AM|
I could never understand why Kirstie Alley didn't go onto to become frau royalty. She had weight problems, was sassy, became friends with Oprah and talked a lot about "prioritizing everyone but herself". Valerie Bertinelli was the same too, and she got extra points for doing a skin/hair care infomercials as well.
Was it because both were hot in their youth, had lots of wild times and only jumped on the frau train when they porked out and there was a buck to be made?
|by Anonymous||reply 62||September 17, 2021 10:28 PM|
Valerie Bertinelli was a little too cool to be a frau.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||September 17, 2021 10:32 PM|
R62 - Alley always looked too no nonsense to be frau material. The type that would quickly shed through any BS and not be afraid to tell you. As far as her weight...that's a normal phenomenon.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||September 18, 2021 9:34 AM|
Kirstie Alley is more the type of woman to tell a frau to fuck off after said frau asked her not to be smoking outside at Grandma’s wake.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||September 18, 2021 10:21 AM|
Out of curiosity I checked out SJP’s brand and was surprised: it all looks very cheap (and much less comprehensive) than GOOP.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||September 18, 2021 10:24 AM|
Valerie Bertinelli did appear on Touched by an Angel -- which is one of the frauiest TV shows ever.
|by Anonymous||reply 67||September 18, 2021 10:40 AM|
SJP has a very frau sensibility, almost despite her life. It seems to come naturally to her. Sort of the opposite to how someone like Kate Middleton sometimes TRYS to seem more frau than I suspect she really is.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||September 18, 2021 10:42 AM|
Martha Stewart's not on this list and neither is Ina Garten.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||September 18, 2021 10:53 AM|
R68 - safe to say Kate is a "wannabe Frau". More and more pictures of her grocery shopping and the very "soccer mom/wife" is probably being coodrinated by the palace in an effort to make her more relatable. She is a frau darling on Instagram and Facebook among English frau and conservative American women. Probably as a move to counter the Yoko Ono image of Meghan they try to paint. How do I know this? My sister follows her a lot on social media...got it in her head that she looks like Kate due to yet another yoga frau saying, to allude to her weight loss, with a failed passive-aggressive "oh, but you know, she's so skinny because she smokes". My roommate says that if Kate can eat from Tesco, she can spend a lot of time in London because "if it's cheap but good enough for a duchess, it's good enough for me".
|by Anonymous||reply 70||September 18, 2021 1:02 PM|
Gwyneth Paltrow is the patron Saint for a certain style of frau, the “rosé all day,” basic bitches who devour her vag candles and other crap she sells.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||September 18, 2021 1:09 PM|
[quote]Gwyneth Paltrow is the patron Saint for a certain style of frau, the “rosé all day,” basic bitches who devour her vag candles and other crap she sells.
The type of woman who GOOP is aimed at isn't a frau. It's not 'wine o'clock' women. GOOP doesn't put Live, Laugh, Love on her products.
The frau is actually a little scandalized by her vag candle. The frau prefers a Pumpkin Spice Yankee Candle.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||September 18, 2021 1:20 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 73||September 18, 2021 2:00 PM|
R72 There are different frau archetypes. Yeah, there is the classic heavyset, dated hairstyle, Michael’s shopping, Dress Barn wearing cable frau….I picture a younger Edie McClurg. Such a woman would surely gasp at a vag candle or vag steaming.
But there is also the educated, upper middle class to rich Whole Foods shopping, eyebrow-exagerating, hair blown out, yoga practicing, Lulu Lemon and Uggs wearing fraus (some are neurotic NIMBY mothers and the younger type desperately long to be influencers) who aspire to Paltrow level of success for their own “lifestyles.” And why not? Paltrow is bland with her thin lips, ironed middle parted hair but she comes off as desirably “high maintenance.” Her followers are equalabky bland and long for to be valued for being high maintenance. . If she can find fame and adoration and wealth for reselling overpriced crap and curating a dull fashion “aesthetic,” her followers believe it could happen to them!
In between the two types are a gray area of less sophisticated fraus who have aspects of both. They might wear yoga pants and Uggs, iron their hair and post photos of wine glasses on their social media, but they tend to have less wealth and less confidence with their “aesthetic.” They over do the “sculpted” makeup look and buy the “live love laugh life” or “I love you to the moon and back” crap on Etsy. They live for selfies.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||September 18, 2021 2:14 PM|
That should be CUBICLE not cable!
|by Anonymous||reply 75||September 18, 2021 2:15 PM|
[quote]But there is also the educated, upper middle class to rich Whole Foods shopping, eyebrow-exagerating, hair blown out, yoga practicing, Lulu Lemon and Uggs wearing fraus (some are neurotic NIMBY mothers and the younger type desperately long to be influencers) who aspire to Paltrow level of success for their own “lifestyles.” And why not? Paltrow is bland with her thin lips, ironed middle parted hair but she comes off as desirably “high maintenance.” Her followers are equalabky bland and long for to be valued for being high maintenance. . If she can find fame and adoration and wealth for reselling overpriced crap and curating a dull fashion “aesthetic,” her followers believe it could happen to them!
I wouldn't necessarily consider these women fraus. A keep part of frauery is the mediocrity-wallowing. Some fraus might buy GOOP stuff, but she herself is definitely not the archetype. Especially when you compare her to frau-favorite contemporaries of hers like Witherspoon and Aniston.
Of course there are different types of fraus -- from the pushy MLM-er to the prudish Xtian Mom of 5 -- but GOOP doesn't really come near any of them, and they don't really come near her.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||September 18, 2021 2:21 PM|
Lululemon is a very frau brand. Don’t know if Paltrow would wear it, she can afford much, much more expensive.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||September 18, 2021 2:25 PM|
God made sure I'd lead in this poll because I go to church-- unlike some of the other ladies listed here.
|by Anonymous||reply 78||September 18, 2021 2:27 PM|
You’re lagging behind Ree, Miss Horseface.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||September 18, 2021 2:32 PM|
Can a frau be fit-fat?
|by Anonymous||reply 80||September 18, 2021 2:33 PM|
Hands down it is Ree Drummond . Mediocre , unattractive .
|by Anonymous||reply 81||September 18, 2021 2:41 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 82||September 18, 2021 3:49 PM|
Karen Pence is the classic Cubicle Frau - frumpy and bland
Gwyneth Paltrow is the classic Entitled Frau - high maintenance and bland
|by Anonymous||reply 83||September 18, 2021 6:27 PM|
Lana Del Rey.
|by Anonymous||reply 84||September 18, 2021 7:29 PM|
Paloma Picasso. Christiane Amanpour. Christine Lagarde
|by Anonymous||reply 85||September 18, 2021 7:34 PM|
It's still Jennifer Aniston. Gen Xer women all identify with her even still because they saw Rachel on "Friends" as Everywoman, and they still feel so bad Brad Pitt threw her over for Angelina Jolie.
|by Anonymous||reply 86||September 18, 2021 7:43 PM|
Aniston is definitely in the Frau pantheon.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||September 18, 2021 8:07 PM|
Aniston and Stevie Nicks.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||September 18, 2021 8:09 PM|
Ina Garten may not be herself a frau, but her brand has strong appeal for the semi-urban coastal frau.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||September 18, 2021 11:49 PM|
Although she never gets any stick for it, I think Madonna has become strongly frau-adjascent in recent years.
She's the pop equivalent of the standard old frau who dyes her hair purple in order to be edgy and considers herself and "activist" and speaks loudly in public places to show how rebellious she is. Madonna even hangs out with people much younger then her because "age doesn't matter". While it may not matter to her but most young people are well aware of someone who is not their age hanging around them. Madonna also has the multi-pack family, which is like neighborhood frau who consider themselves "everyone's' mother".
I wonder of she has a lot of pets too?
|by Anonymous||reply 90||September 18, 2021 11:53 PM|
R90 I’d bet my salary Madonna doesn’t like animals.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||September 19, 2021 12:54 AM|
Blake Lively. Attractive in a very bland 'All American Girl' type way. Projects a 'wholesome' image and tells cutesy stories about her kids and equally bland-looking husband all the time. Tried to launch a lifestyle blog. Good friends with Taylor Swift.
|by Anonymous||reply 92||September 19, 2021 1:13 AM|
1.Gains 2. Garner
|by Anonymous||reply 93||September 19, 2021 1:18 AM|
Sarah Jessica-Parker has managed to achieve what many before her (Jennifer, Kelly, etc) have failed to do. She is seen by those who follow the doctrine as Peak Frau, but - get this - isn't ACTUALLY a frau herself!
Surely Harvard should be running a course on this extremely rare phenomenon.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||September 19, 2021 2:53 AM|
Stevie Nicks is not a frau.
Madonna is not a frau either.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||September 19, 2021 6:47 AM|
Who the fuck does Meghan McCain's styling on the View? Good lordess does that woman need a gay.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||November 24, 2021 10:27 AM|
Ree Drummond is the undisputed Frau Queen of the Midwest. Wealthy background and married into an even wealthier family. Handsome adoring husband. Photogenic kids. Popular Mommy Blog. Successful cooking show. Multiple bestseller cookbooks. Her own cookware line and other merchandise. She checked every box in a frau dream list.
And she just upped her frau credentials by appearing in a Christmas movie.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||November 24, 2021 11:36 AM|