Entertainment & Celebrities

5 Reasons Why Sookie St. James is a Body-Positive Hero

By Emily Pennington--Sookie St. James from Gilmore Girls managed to become the woman whom everyone wants to be friends with. She is fun, entertaining, determined, and supportive. But not only is Sookie an incredible person, she is also a confident, body-positive woman whom young girls everywhere can look up to.

5 Body-Positive Celebrity Quotes to Stick on Your Wall

By Kaitlin Irwin--The popular media would like us to believe that celebs are #perfect. Even though it may seem that way, they’re quite similar to you and me. Believe it or not, they too feel pressure to fit a certain mold, and more and more celebs are starting to take a stand against it.

Amy Schumer to Play Iconic Barbie in Upcoming Film

By Stephanie Padich--This past Friday, we found out that all-star comedian Amy Schumer has been chosen to play Mattel’s iconic Barbie in an upcoming PG live-action movie by Sony Pictures to be released in summer 2018.

Emma Watson is Freeing Belle from the Corset

By Victoria James--The live-action remake of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast is set to be released in March 2017. Starring as Belle in this new movie is Harry Potter star Emma Watson, who is working toward redefining the standards of what it takes to be a princess.

Even Gigi Hadid Has Experienced Body Shaming. Here's Why It Matters

By Victoria James--Tommy Hilfiger told Yahoo’s Style’s editor in chief Joe Zee that his casting director called Gigi Hadid “too fat and short” to model in his fashion show in early 2015.

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