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Venus on a diet

What does the "ideal" woman look like? It depends on when you ask the question.

(Is plump pleasing or is thin in?)

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android_weber
Apr. 6th, 2012 11:46 pm (UTC)
“But I think the first real change in women’s body image came when JLo turned it butt-style. That was the first time that having a large-scale situation in the back was part of mainstream American beauty. Girls wanted butts now. Men were free to admit that they had always enjoyed them. And then, what felt like moments later, boom—Beyoncé brought the leg meat. A back porch and thick muscular legs were now widely admired. And from that day forward, women embraced their diversity and realized that all shapes and sizes are beautiful. Ah ha ha. No. I’m totally messing with you. All Beyonce and JLo have done is add to the laundry list of attributes women must have to qualify as beautiful. Now every girl is expected to have Caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose, hairless Asian skin with a California tan, a Jamaican dance hall ass, long Swedish legs, small Japanese feet, the abs of a lesbian gym owner, the hips of a nine-year-old boy, the arms of Michelle Obama, and doll tits. The person closest to actually achieving this look is Kim Kardashian, who, as we know, was made by Russian scientists to sabotage our athletes.”
― Tina Fey, Bossypants
patrick_vecchio
Apr. 7th, 2012 12:09 am (UTC)
Brains, a sense of humor, and soul are conspicuously absent from her list.
cwmackowski
Apr. 8th, 2012 06:45 am (UTC)
It's like seeing the 100% perfect girl on a beautiful April morning....
patrick_vecchio
Apr. 8th, 2012 04:40 pm (UTC)
... and asking her out and she says, "Are you talking to me?"
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