Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Jennifer Hudson Too Thin?

Since it is "that time of year" (you know ... weight loss month) I thought I would express some feelings I am having toward this magazine cover.  As we all know, Jennifer Hudson is a spokesperson for Weight Watchers.  This magazine cover makes her look TOO THIN!  At first when I saw this I got disgusted like what is Weight Watchers doing?  The great thing about them is they approach weight loss with a realistic healthy approach but she is looking TOO THIN!  
Picture un-"cover"ed - you can see that Lucky did photoshop!
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I think this picture as it is - would have been a better representation!

Maybe I am being to critical ... the two photos aren't that DRASTICALLY different but I am just sick of magazine covers giving a false reality of what people look like especially someone who is a spokesperson for weight loss - let's keep it realistic - you have people looking up to you and using you as inspiration.

What do you think about magazine covers?

12 comments:

  1. Wow, you can definitely tell a difference before and after photoshop! I think you make a great argument. Hopefully more people will be vocal about this!

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    1. Thanks! I just really get mad when magazines give false representations also don't even get me started when they use 15 year old models in skin care ads ... hello yes they have NO WRINKLES ... they are 15!!!

      Happy Tuesday! Love your link up idea - I'll def try to participate next week!

      Shia

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  2. You've definitely got a point! She went through a drastic change which is impressive in itself. There's no need for anything more.

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    1. Exactly ;-) Praise her on her actually accomplishment!!

      Shia

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  3. I agree, but unfortunately the magazines will never change and never stop photoshopping. Boo! Thanks for stopping by today. I tried to respond, but your email is step up as a no-reply blogger. I would love to help you. Let me know when you are ready to play with your closet! :) xoxo

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    1. No reply ... weird! Yeah if only we could be like the UK ... they ban that nonsense! I'll stay in touch regarding the closet. Thanks for commenting and following!!

      Shia

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  4. No reply ... weird! Yeah if only we could be like the UK ... they ban that nonsense! I'll stay in touch regarding the closet. Thanks for commenting!!

    Shia

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  5. Yeah some images can be rather annoying! I mean they have lightened her skin and everything :( Ergh so over it haha She looks amazing and lost so much weight why on Earth would she need airbrushing?!

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    1. Exactly - her accomplishment is already so great - why make it fake?

      Shia

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  6. I agree the cover makes her look way too thin but the photo in the inside she looks great. I get so sick of seeing photoshopped photos of celebrities. I mean I get it they aren't going to show the cellulite on the cover but lets be serious they are human too!

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    1. Totally - everyone wants to look their best especially on a cover but best and fake are totally different.

      Shia

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