it’s time to take a stand.

MTV is casting for a new show. they are casting what they perceieve to be overweight BUT beautiful girls who they will put through extreme dieting & exercise so they can obtain a model body & make their dreams come true. “Women come in all shapes and sizes, but models don’t.” excuse me mtv?

the girls they are searching for:
-weighs 130-190
-is 5’9″-6′ tall

even a girl who stands at 5’9″ & weighs 168 still falls into a healthy BMI. that’s the shortest they’re asking for & the mid. weight they’re asking for. a girl who stands their tallest at 6″ can weigh just about up to 190 & still have a healthy BMI. young women already starve themselves, exercise obsessively, & take drugs to obtain the “ideal” model weight as it is portrayed by the media. we turn a blind eye. now a network is going to essentially be promoting this (sans the drugs use) & it’s okay?

it’s not okay.
get mad & take a stand

“Ask a toad what is beauty….; he will answer that it is a female with two great round eyes coming out of her little head, a large flat head, a yellow belly and a brown back.”- Voltaire


5 thoughts on “it’s time to take a stand.

  1. Seriously?
    Like females (and males, for that matter) don’t have enough stuff to deal with.

    This is just perpetuating the belief that it’s OK for models to be unhealthy.
    I will gladly do anything I can to stop this show in its tracks.

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