Because we seem to be drifting in the direction of public life being dominated from day to day by whatever actresses are complaining about currently, I tried looking up the Greek word for “rule by actresses.” But Google only had a single listing in the entire history of the Internet:
https://en.womenmagazines.info › Eyes and eyelashes
Double or threefold D-building is practiced, as a rule, by actresses or singers. Volume isn’t really well perceived in usual life, but on a scene looks perfectly.
So, Rule by Actresses appears to be a fairly novel concept in human thought.
I hope it works out well for us.
In Raymond Chandler’s Hollywood novel, The Little Sister, super-agent Sheridan Ballou explains to private eye Philip Marlowe why actresses are the way they are:
“But show business has always been like that — any kind of show business. If these people didn’t live intense and rather disordered lives, if their emotions didn’t ride them too hard — well, they wouldn’t be able to catch those emotions in flight and imprint them on a few feet of celluloid or project them across the footlights.”
Update: iSteve commenter DFH says “rule by actresses” would be:
ὑποκριτοκρασια – hypocritocracy