I’m waiting to see one of these images where the size 16 doesn’t have her fat so wonderfully evenly distributed. Or any of the sizes, really. Because I’m absolutely positive that not everyone’s fat is so perfectly distributed to all the “right” places. I know mine isn’t.
The media is trying to be all about “all sizes are beautiful!” now, but what they really mean is, “all sizes are beautiful, as long as you don’t have those unsightly rolls of fat.” Just look at all the women in Dove’s campaign, or any picture with “plus-sized” models.
RANT FOR TODAY OVER.
OH MY GOD, THIS.
Like, “You can be a plus size model, just make sure you’re a size 12-16 WITH NO LUMPS OR DIMPLES OR ANYTHING, PLZ!”
I’m sorry, I’m currently a size 14 and my body does not look like that. It isn’t realistic. Same the the cartoons that are always being drawn. Sure, I’ve love to be that curvy if it meant I was totally smooth all over! For fucks sake. Shit like this make me want to take pictures of my stomach and shove it in their faces and go, “NO SORRY, this is what a size 14 looks like.”
It’s also photoshopped. I’m sure ALL of these ladies have some lumpiness, stretch marks, rolls, etc. But you can tell from the perfect smoothness of it all that it’s been edited.
I’m so anti-photoshop today, it’s not even funny. It’s one thing to photoshop away a zit or something. Your zit is not any everyday part of who you are, and you can’t help that it showed up on photo day. But to photoshop away your natural beauty is just… not right. It’s misleading. It says you look like something you NEVER look like.