Skip to comments.Artists Embrace Celibacy
Posted on 08/11/2011 7:00:09 PM PDT by AustralianConservative
Celibacy has existed in one form or another throughout history and in virtually all the major religions of the world, informs Encyclopedia Britannica.
Whether it is for spiritual or health reasons perhaps both some creative types have embraced celibacy for years:
Teen idols Nick, Joe, and Kevin Jonas
Pop singer/songwriter Prince
Rock star Lenny Kravitz (above)
Actor Terrance Howard
Writer Eve Tushnet
For some artists, celibacy is seasonal. For others, a long-term commitment. Nevertheless, supporters say abstaining is often beneficial. With the support and guidance of a faith, it can also guard against diseases.
Artists stand out probably because pop art, at least, is often associated with unrestrained sexual activity. I cant believe Im saying this dont have sex. Im single right now and Ive chosen to be single because I dont have the time to get to know anybody, revealed Lady Gaga, in 2010.
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Religiously speaking, there is a distinction between celibacy and chastity. The author doesn’t seem aware of it, though.
Exactly. Most of these performers, especially the younger ones, probably haven’t “embraced celibacy” as much as “rejected fornication,” whether for moral reasons or practical reasons, including health. They probably plan to marry someday.
“For some artists, celibacy is seasonal. For others, a long-term commitment.”
When the weather’s hot and sticky, there’s no need for dunking d!cki!e, when the frost is on the pumpkin, that’s good time for d!ck!e dunkin’.
Or so the old folk ‘round here have said.
Gee, it couldn't possibly be because she's ugly as all get out.
And crazy as a bedbug.
And suppose someone did (ahem) ... did you see the article about the billionaire who knocked up the model Linda Evangelista? $46,000 *per month* in child support. For a preschooler.
I cant believe Im saying this dont have sex. Im single right now and Ive chosen to be single because I dont have the time to get to know anybody, revealed Lady Gaga, in 2010.”
The truth is, no one wants to.