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Model Jourdan Dunn invited her model girlfriend, Cara Delevingne to cook some tempura shrimp on her Life & Times cooking show, “Well Dunn.” Once Delevingne explained to Jourdan that she doesn’t cook, but she’s a “wifey,” Dunn wanted to know how she could call herself such when she never cooks anything other than toast.

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Cara then claimed that, “Modern day wifeys don’t need to know how to cook.” Of course I rolled my eyes at that statement and not only because I hate the term, “wifey,” but because Cara thinks that girls don’t need cooking skills. Her mom must have never taught her the way to a man’s heart.

And don’t get me wrong, I’m not trying to keep women locked away in the kitchen, slaving over the stove on clear heels. But I do see the value in women and men knowing how to cook. However, it’s not a requirement. But as a southern woman, I think women who can’t cook and refuse to learn are limited in their thinking.

I love that Jourdan is a model who can cook and does it well. She’s not afraid of the kitchen, nor her feminine power via the stove. However, her friend Cara will end up making a “rubbish” wife, according to Dunn.

What do you think? Are modern-day wifeys exempt from cooking?

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