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Controversy on ‘Are You Beach Body Ready?’

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When I turned on the news and heard about this ad showing this perfect model as the mascot, I immediately thought: ‘oh no…here we go again once summer comes around.’ I cannot fathom on how much emphasis society puts on how girls are supposed to appear and what body type is considered acceptable in the eyes of society. We see this more than enough in Disney movies such as Cinderella, Snow White, and Beauty and the Beast. Young girls are taught at a young age what is an acceptable and desirable body type to men. I don’t care if companies put these ads and portray women to encourage women to be more self-conscious of their appearances or setting standards. I just know that every woman no matter of what shape or size they are, are beautiful in someone’s eyes.
I loved how so many voices of women sparked up across social media platforms and posted pictures of them in bikinis and being proud of how their bodies were. The phrase in the ad itself was highly offensive. It isn’t much different …