Jennifer Lawrence from The Hunger Games

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Jennifer Lawrence was quoted as saying in Heat Magazine, ‘By Hollywood standards I’m obese. I’m considered a fat actress’.

How absurd is that? It really highlights the perverted body ideal that Hollywood aspires. Lawrence, however, has obviously got an intelligent head on those shoulders and has retorted, ‘But I like the way I look. I want to look fit and strong – not thin and underfed.’ It seems silly that a healthy body isn’t seen as beautiful, but an undernourished body is. Is it worth making yourself ill just to be accepted?

Jennifer Lawrence has been an ambassador to all women by not molding into what Hollywood expects and being so open about it. Let’s face it she is absolutely stunning and in some recent photographs at the beach we see just how amazing she looks in a bikini. Lawrence 1: Hollywood 0