April 17, 2010

Spears, Untouched Photos: Feminist?

Britney Spears, in her latest ad campaign, demanded that her body be shown without any airbrushing alongside the usual airbrushed images, so the public could think about how women are presented in the media. Was this a feminist move on Britney's part, or just another publicity stunt?

The untouched photos, in which Britney still looks perfectly beautiful, show human flaws like some cellulite and some extra thickness (whether that's a flaw is debatable), and next to it you see the airbrushed perfection normally seen in every ad and magazine cover.

Spears Untouched Photos

Seeing as how we're treated to candid shots of Britney Spears around the clock, she doesn't need to tell us twice that she had an assist in the latest ad campaign for Candie's shoes. Allegedly, she's not a fan of their work. According to U.K. paper the Daily Mirror, Spears released the before-and-after pics herself. A source told the pub, "Britney is proud of her body -- imperfections and all." Is three a trend? These photos arrive just after a makeup-free Jessica Simpson appeared on the cover of Marie Claire and Kimora Lee Simmons fessed up to some major airbrushing in her new campaign.

Spears Untouched Photos

Posted at April 17, 2010 1:20 PM