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The Golden Globes became a focal point for discussing the way we contemplate women’s bodies. The NY Times denied they purposely distorted Christina Hendricks’s body in this photo, but they did quote an anonymous stylist as saying ‘You don’t put a big girl in a big dress.”
The point, please remember, is NOT whether or not Christina is a “big girl” (Geez Pete) but the way that we are all so entitled to scrutinize women’s bodies, and how much more interesting that is than their talent. The other story about scrutiny from the Globes is about Mo’Nique’s leg hair. I mean, she won a major award and gave an eloquent speech, and that’s the story? Leg hair?