Sophie Tucker defiantly embraced her fuller figure. AP Photo/Remo NassiIt’s all-too-common for women – especially those in the public spotlight – to be criticized for their weight. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Lena Dunham and Rihanna have borne the brunt of fat-shamers.
Amy Schumer’s recent film “I Feel Pretty” takes on the outsize role body weight and physical attractiveness play in self-esteem. The only way for a woman to feel comfortable above a size zero, the film seems to be saying, is to be knocked unconscious and magically wake up with a newfound sense of confidence.
This dynamic, unfortunately, …read more
Source: The Conversation