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I still want to be Hollywood skinny.

I know it seems unhealthy but I know I would look good in my clothes. Right now, things just don't look as good, I'm really curvy and it doesn't make that nice sillouette. There is a reason the designers use tall and thin "hangers" (models). I just dont' think I have the discipline though.

Mon. Aug 8, 11:22am

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don't know if it matters, but as a guy I thought I'd register an opinion on "hollywood skinny" -- looks good for models because of the clothing, but most guys prefer some curves. Not fat, just curvy.

Just thought I'd offer up another viewpoint -- good luck with whatever you want for yourself.

Monday, August 08, 2005, 11:36 AM

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I'd say get better clothes! I'm nowhere near Hollywood skinny, but I look damn fine in some of my clothes. Designers use skinny "hangers", but normal stores sell clothes for normal-shaped people. My favorite - Zara Woman. Every time I try on pants there, I can find multiple pairs that fit me very well. Just shop around a bit and find some brands that flatter your body.

Monday, August 08, 2005, 11:41 AM

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I think I've heard also that many of those tall think models are XY chomosomes, which is why they are built less like traditional females. Maybe bogus, but...

Monday, August 08, 2005, 1:55 PM

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Off the subject - sort of?

I guess it's been talked about to death in the tabloids, but I just want to vent. Lindsey Lohan used to look so hot. Now she's *stupidly* skinny and blond. Bleh. Nothing against blonds at all, but her hair was gorgeous on her. Who's advising these girls?? Someone has got to tell them what "beautiful" really is!

Monday, August 08, 2005, 2:40 PM

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You obviously know it's unhealthy....

so I doubt there is anything anyone here can say to change your mind.

Monday, August 08, 2005, 2:51 PM

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I too sometimes wish I was hollywood thin. However, then when I actually see a real person standing next to me that is hollywood thin, I don't think it's attractive. I know personally my fiance would cry himself to sleep everynight if I lost my T&A (especiall the T). Hollywood thin is attractive to females, and since they are usually the one's that buy the magazines, that's who they cater to. Have you ever picked up playboy or any other men's magazine, those girls are curvy and beautiful! Kate Moss wouldn't make the cut.

BTW - I saw a comparison picture once of Cindy Crawford in the 90's and then now. She used to be known as the model that was about 10pds heavier than most models at the time (but that didn't hurt her career of course). However, now she's trying to fit into the "Hollywood thin" look and in my opinion, her body was much more beautiful in the 90's. She looked healthy and vibrant and like a woman.

I'm really hoping this waif thin thing passes and once again the natural shape of the woman will be praised.

Tuesday, August 09, 2005, 10:07 AM

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real women

Just out of curiosity, at what point did the models that look like they are heroine junkies become "hot"? I think it is sick looking. My husband among ALOT of other men I know think that it is very feminine and attractive for a woman to have curves and some shape to her. I think so too! Heck a real woman with a real body even turns my head! Even looking back through time, do you recall seeing any bony greek goddess statues or paintings?. No way!. Women were portrayed as the way they should be, curvy and veluptuous, that's what delight's the senses. Not some jacked up bony skeleton!

Tuesday, August 09, 2005, 12:03 PM

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My fiance always calls himself a "boob man" - he loves boobs! We were out with friends the other night, and that guy described himself as an "ass man" - he's more attracted to nice butts. I have never ever in my life heard a guy describe himself as a "ribs guy!" I have heard my guy and his friends refer to skinny girls as "nipples on ribs," but, in case it wasn't clear, that's an insult, not a complement! BTW, that's how they've been describing Lindsay Lohan, Renee Zelweger, and Brittany Murphy since each of their respective huge weight losses! Those same guys also describe skinny girls as "breakable" and "un-F***-able" as well!

Tuesday, August 09, 2005, 12:35 PM

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Kudos to those in Hollywood with REAL bodies

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Lopez, Oprah Winfrey, and Nia Vardalos to name a few....

Tuesday, August 09, 2005, 2:44 PM

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Lindsey and other celebs

I 100% agree...Celebs look good w/ curves, and I really think it amounts to the body type.

Most people know what body type they are. If you don't, wrap your pointer finger and your thumb around the opposite wrist. If they overlap your small boned, if they just touch your medium, if they don't touch your large.

Tuesday, August 09, 2005, 2:54 PM

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