Posts tagged "the price of beauty"

Isabelle Caro, French Model With Anorexia, Dies At 28

Isabelle Caro, a French model who literally became the poster girl for anorexia, passed away last month at age 28. Her acting coach confirmed the model died on November 17, although Caro's specific cause of death is unclear. Isabelle's skeletal body appeared on Milanese billboards in 2007 under the words "No Anorexia" as a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 30, 2010

Jessica Simpson Is Talking About Her Body. Again.

Jessica Simpson really fails at this setting-a-good-example thing. I know "The Price of Beauty," her VH1 reality show, tries to impart the idea that beauty comes in all shapes, sizes and colors. She's even referred to the show as being like "missionary work" for her. But Jessica certainly doesn't further her ow…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 18, 2010

If You’re Not Too Fat, You’re Too Thin

I always thought "The Price of Beauty" was kind of an amazing idea. What's more fascinating than learning about the age-old aesthetic values of different cultures around the world? Too bad the host of this eye-opening show is completely disrespectful of said cultures and screams her way through each episode. Most recently, Jess and…
By: Erin Flaherty / April 6, 2010

“The Price Of Beauty” Makes Jessica Simpson An Ugly American

I stayed up way past my bed time last night to watch Jessica Simpson's new VH1 show, "The Price of Beauty." I didn't have high hopes for the show in the first place (more on that later), but it ended up being kinda terrible in a way I hadn't expected: "The Price of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2010

Remote Control: What You’ll Want To Watch The Week Of March 15th 2010

It's been raining for four days straight here in New York, and I am officially sick of staying in and watching television. And yet, there are so many exciting boob tube happenings this week that I'm looking forward to. From the premiere of Jessica Simpson's "The Price of Beauty" and "Kirstie Alley's Big…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 15, 2010

Jessica Simpson Surprised To Find That “Fat” Women Are Considered Attractive Elsewhere

Jessica Simpson makes her long-awaited return to TV on March 14 when "The Price of Beauty" debuts on VH1. On the show, Jessica explores the question: What makes women in different countries feel beautiful? This is the same program with the theme song written by Jessica's maybe-boyfriend Billy Corgan, that…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 25, 2010

Jessica Simpson Braves Swine Flu Hotbed In The Name Of Beauty

Poor Jessica Simpson! First she had to sleep between not one, but two nets to keep the bugs out of her bed in Uganda, and now she has risked her life for her new show, "The Price of Beauty." Here is a Twitpic the singer posted of her and BF hairstylist Ke…
By: Erin Flaherty / October 26, 2009

Nothing Pretty About Jessica Simpson’s Hair & Makeup Bills

When I first heard that Jessica Simpson was slated to host "The Price of Beauty," a show devoted to discussing "society's scrutiny of women's bodies," I was intrigued. Simpson is certainly no stranger to the terrifying degrees to which the tabloid press will go to to call attention to the slightest amount of…
By: Erin Flaherty / August 3, 2009

Is Jessica Simpson The Best Person To Lead A Conversation About Unrealistic Beauty Standards?

When I heard a few months ago that pop star Jessica Simpson was considering a reality TV show about "real beauty," I was thrilled. Finally! A celeb who sought to use the negative press attention towards her and spin it a positive way! In the wake of the offensive tabloid lynch mob over…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 23, 2009

Jessica Simpson Gives Reality TV A Second Shot. But Why?

Jessica Simpson made headlines with her MTV reality show "Newlyweds," especially after her famous Chicken of the Sea line. The show ended, as did Nick and Jess' marriage. That's why I was surprised to hear that Simpson is giving reality TV a second try with a new show, "The Price of Beauty." This time around,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 27, 2009