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  It’s no secret that the images seen in every magazine have been photoshopped to make the already thin, gorgeous models even more conventionally beautiful. Istanbul-based artist Nur Gürel decided to take some of these doctored photos and do some alterations of her own. The thin models are transformed by Gürel to plus-sized beauties—not on the computer, but with oil paints directly on the canvases made of several magazine pages.The series "Toy With Proportions" consists of these images, which went through what is affectionately called the “Fattening”...
The other day I had to ask my husband to spot me $20. He smiled and shrugged nonchalantly as he reached into his wallet. This scenario had become the norm in our house after I stopped working to stay home and care for our two young daughters. This scenario was beginning to bother me, as it was a blatant reminder of: 1) my lack of financial independence; 2) my impulsive tendency to spend and thus my inability to save money; and 3) the (growing)...
  Last night, on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, our cover girl Melissa McCarthy duked it out with Jimmy in an intense battle in the art of karaoke. The whole thing started out with a cordial handshake and spirit fingers, showing no ill will between the two. But all that ended quickly when Fallon broke out into a damn fine rendition of Melanie's "Brand New Key." Nobody can pantomime rollerskates like Jimmy. The gloves were off and the hat came on, as Melissa counterattacked with DMX's X Gon...
  What is “plus size” anyway? Glamour magazine has published a “Special Edition” all-plus-sized issue in collaboration with retailer Lane Bryant. Awesome, right? Ashley Graham is on the cover – also awesome. But so is Amy Schumer's name – and she’s not too happy about it. Schumer took to Instagram to issue a statement: “I think there’s nothing wrong with being plus size. Beautiful healthy women. Plus size is considered size 16 in America. I go between a size 6 and an 8. @glamourmag put me in their...
Attention, BUSTies: We found your new favorite podcast. Meet “2 Dope Queens,” premiering today. The WNYC podcast was created and hosted by The Daily Show’s Senior Beyoncé Correspondent and BUST’s February/March cover gal, Jessica Williams, and comedian and writer Phoebe Robinson, who you may have seen on Broad City or read in New York magazine.The BFFs met when Phoebe worked on a Daily Show segment that Jessica did about black hair in the military. The pair instantly hit it off. Soon, Phoebe invited Jessica to co-host...
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