What struck me about this year’s Academy Awards was not who won or which movie got what award or even how boring it was. No, what sticks in my mind are the gals, glamorous in their prettier than ever designer gowns. That’s to be expected, but what got me is how close to the same size they all were. Even Jennifer Hudson looked like a size 4!
It was as if someone made a mold with a teensy waist, not too large breasts, skinny shoulders and poured everyone into it. Natalie Portman was the lone exception, but she has a good excuse for having put on a little weight.
Looking at these ultra thin beautiful women made me wonder if these days good parts are available only to those actresses who are thin, very, very thin. If that’s the case, it’s a real good thing I have no Hollywood aspirations. My body would never fit into one of those oh-so-tight gowns that accent every curve. In fact, it might take two of those to make my dress, and I want no curves, just lines falling straight from the shoulder. While I’m thinking about how my dress should look, I’ll munch on another almond toffee bar and wonder if skinny is really better. It just may be too late for me to find out!
Photos from Style Bistro
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