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Bigger Models Make Women Feel Bad About Themselves, Too

Dove’s Real Beauty ad campaigns are heralded as groundbreaking forays into being a bit more realistic about how women look. Glamour‘s new habit of featuring regular-sized broads after the publicity deluge the first time they did it, too, is widely praised. But here’s the thing: According to a new study by the University of Arizona, ads featuring bigger models don’t actually make most women feel very good about themselves. Apparently, pretty much everything makes women feel like crap about how they look. Keep reading »

Miranda Kerr Is Victim Of “Skinny Poses”

Miranda Kerr is the latest model to come under attack for having a super-svelte frame after posing for a swimsuit editorial where some claimed she looked massively underweight. This time, however, Photoshop is not the culprit. “The exaggerated poses for the shoot have made me appear thinner than normal from behind, but I am the same weight and measurements I have maintained for more than three years,” she explained. Hmm …. While insiders claim that the real story is that she shed some extra pounds in a bid to fit into sample-size clothes at the Balenciaga show earlier this month, she not only insists she’s healthy, but she has a message for women everywhere: “I really don’t want girls to think they have to look like me. I want them to nurture themselves and really be the best they can be.” Whatever the case may be, she’s gotta be one hell of a contortionist! [3News] Keep reading »

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