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In Maytens of thousands of Facebook users shared the below-displayed post about Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley in an attempt to empower women who feel insecure about their bodies.
The post alleged:. Bob Marley was once asked if the perfect woman existed. And he replied: Who cares about perfection?
Even the moon is not perfect, it is full of craters… And the sea? The sky? Always so infinite, that is, the most beautiful things are not perfect, they are special. We found other posts with the same quote. Some also cited Marleythough without any evidence to substantiate whether he actually made the comment, and others circulated the quote without attribution. None of the posts stemmed from reputable media sources, such as published biographies or scholarly articles. The search uncovered two from in which reporters working for The News and Observer Raleigh, North Carolina and The Sacramento Bee Sacramento, California used the terms in two separate articles on the same newspaper s.
Below, for example, is The Sacramento Bee:. It was possible, however, someone doing less-formal journalism documented the moment with Marley, and that the database did not include that evidence because of the nature of the reporting. Based on our review of that evidence, totaling dozens of songs, no lyric included the term, thus discrediting the possibility that Marley wrote the alleged comment about women or a version of it into one of his records. Again, it was possible a lesser-known song, or one that did not make it to mainstream production, by Marley included the alleged sentiment about women.
That finding indicated that academics, archivists, and musicologists were generally not interested in the alleged quote while piecing together biographies about Marley.
Lastly, we reached out to the publishing company W. In sum, while no verified evidence confirmed the authenticity of the above-displayed Facebook post regarding Marley, as of this writing, it was possible he made the alleged comment at some point during his life. Fact Checks. Questionable Quotes.
A viral Facebook post about "the perfect woman" repeated an authentic quote from Bob Marley. Unproven About this rating. The post alleged: Bob Marley was once asked if the perfect woman existed. Top Fact Checks.
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