5 Stars Who Are Fighting Against Being Judged for How They Look

Posted by PZ on August 3rd, 2015

Being judged solely based on appearances can make a person’s self-worth feel so low and it’s not how it should be. Even when someone is a professional model or actress in the spotlight, they deserve not to be criticised for how they look and we should be accepting of everyone – all shapes and sizes – and recognise that there is also much more to celebrities than just how they look! These 5 stars are fighting to not become an object for people to judge and say they want to be taken seriously for who they are regardless of appearance.

Amy Schumer

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Amy is tired of being judged based on her body and refuses to accept what her critics have to say: ”I want to throw my hands in the air after reading a mean Twitter comment and say, ‘Alright! You got it. You figured me out. I’m not pretty. I’m not thin. I do not deserve to use my voice … All my self-worth is based on what you can see. But then I think f*** that.”

Anna Kendrick
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Anna wants to land acting roles not based on her appearance but her talent: “I know that things will be more complicated as an older actress, in ways that I can’t anticipate, but I would really enjoy getting to the point where the reason I’m getting roles or not isn’t based on if somebody thinks I’m hot enough. I’ll be a lot more comfortable and get excited when I’m playing women who aren’t supposed to be pretty.”

Emma Watson
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Emma doesn’t want to be judged for how she looks and instead be valued for what she has to say: “Honestly, sometimes I don’t – it’s very hard, but I suppose I just try. That’s one of the reasons why schooling is so important to me – because I get a lot back from using my brain, which means I don’t just feel valued for the way I look. That has been one of the great luxuries of playing Hermione – she’s not just a pretty face. Hermione was literally my heroine.”

Kate Upton
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Kate doesn’t think anyone has the right to judge her for how she looks: ”I’ve heard people say, ‘You put yourself in that position to be judged’. But no, I put myself in that position because I really liked that photographer. I wanted to do that piece of work. Not to be judged. The internet can be horrible, so I just don’t look at it anymore… But maybe a bit of hate is good for me. Because if I’m in a spot where everyone loves me, I won’t try as hard.”

Sara Sampaio
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Sara commented that people need to respect each other and look beyond appearances: ”I have a lot of young girls that look up to me as a young woman and role model. I have been criticized for being too skinny and judged purely on my looks. I have been vocal because I believe that as women we are all beautiful and no matter what we look like we deserve to respect ourselves and be respected and loved by others. (sic)”







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