Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Hudson, And The Post-baby-body Instagram Trend That Has Us Scratching Our Heads | Parenting – Yahoo Shine

Kanye West wants to redesign Instagram | Fox News

Not “I’m going to pose proudly;” “I should pose proudly”–as if someone else is dictating the rules regarding how to look when posing in a bathing suit. “I’m so not that girl! But I work hard, I deserve it right [sic],” Jennifer’s caption asks the viewer, giving him or her the power to decide. Kim Kardashian was one of the first celebrity mothers to share this type of post-baby-body weight-loss selfie, but she took direct ownership about why she chose to do it. “This is my big, like, middle finger to the world on everyone that called me fat,” Kim Jay Leno, adding that the public scrutiny of her pregnancy weight gain, “really hurt my soul.” She went on to say that losing the weight was “the hardest challenge of [her] life.” Related: 10 Smart Food Swaps for Faster Weight Loss That’s right, it took Kim Kardashian to articulate the problem here. The constant media attention and public fixation on pregnant women’s bodies (whether the person is a celebrity or not) has turned a perfectly natural biological and evolutionary process–gaining weight to nourish a fetus, then shedding some or all of that weight once the baby arrives–into a Herculean challenge at which we can either succeed or fail. Since it’s been turned into this battle to be won, the trend has emerged of sharing a photo on social media to declare victory. And when said photo gets shared, people write articles pointing out that someone “achieved her weight goal about two years ago and hasn’t slipped since.” Imagine losing weight, feeling great about yourself, and sharing a photo of your happiness–only to have someone remark that you haven’t “slipped” yet. It’s so undermining. In these photos, clearly taken at moments of contentment, Jessica, Jennifer, and other women shouldn’t have to question if they have the “right” to share them or whether or not one “should” pose proudly in a bathing suit.

Original article here: https://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/jessica-simpson-jennifer-hudson-post-baby-body-instagram-180800989.html

Rapper Kanye West arrives at a fashion designer shop in Paris.Reuters Kanye West is at it again reports The New York Daily News . During a 2014 Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity event the outspoken rapper claimed he could redesign Instagram, according to The Guardian . “The world as a whole is f—ing ugly,” West opined at the event, held view Tuesday. “The Internet as a whole is f—ing ugly, too.” The artist known as Yeezus then mentioned that he had asked Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom if he could work on improving the popular social media app. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT “Why don’t you let us redo Instagram? Now, you know, Instagram is nice. It’s nice looking – I’m not knocking it,” the 37-year-old star said. “But in general, everyone spends all of their time looking at their screens or their phones.

Original article here: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2014/06/21/kanye-west-wants-to-redesign-instagram/

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