Miranda Priestly [The Devil Wears Prada; 2006] — Meryl Streep
∟”Another divorce. Splashed across page six. Just imagine what they’re gonna write about me: 'The Dragon Lady. Career-obsessed. Snow Queen drives away another Mr Priestly.' Rupert Murdoch should cut me a check for all the papers I sell for him.”
Emily [The Devil Wears Prada; 2006] — Emily Blunt
∟”One time, an assistant left the desk because she sliced her hand open with a letter opener. And Miranda missed Lagerfeld just before he boarded a 17-hour flight to Australia. She now works at TV Guide.”
It’s rare, something that does’t happen within a hundred years, but every once in a while a beta can become an alpha without having to steal or take their power.