Today in body fascism… Kate Moss

// 23 March 2007

Londoners who picked up The London Paper were confronted by this photo of Kate Moss on the front page:

For readers who can’t see the caption, it says:

Millions of women can allow themselves a satisfied smile today at the sight of Kate Moss on a Caribbean photo shoot looking decidedly chunky-thighed…

This is a perfect example of why you can never win with the fascistic Western beauty standards that apparently underpin modern life. Even Kate Moss, a supermodel, looking like the absolute embodiment of this type of beauty, doesn’t measure up.

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