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RIP Isabelle Caro, anorexic model turned activist

December 30, 2010

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Isabelle Caro, a French actress and model who has struggled with anorexia since the age of 13, has died at the age of 28. In 2007, she was featured in an anti-anorexia ad campaign by Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani and was working to get legislation passed to prohibit models from working if they become unhealthily […]

WTF, Marie Claire? Stop Size-ism in the Media!

November 2, 2010

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The internet is buzzing about Maura Kelly’s recent blog entry for Marie Claire entitled, “Should ‘Fatties’ Get a Room? (Even on TV?).” There is an uproar on Twitter (#unfollowmarieclaire) and Facebook, and the magazine has received approximately 28,000 email responses to the post. Kelly is “excited and moved by their responses,” which means she really doesn’t […]

Scholarship Program and Ambassador application process has been fixed!

October 30, 2010

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After launching the Bombshell Betty® Everyday Bombshell™ Scholarship Program and Ambassador Program, I received emails and comments telling me that the link to the application didn’t work. After having no success making the Google Docs form work properly, I have decided to accept applications via email! To apply, simply go here. I apologize for the […]

Go on, say it! What do you love about your body?

October 18, 2010

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In response to the conversation in the comments section on my Body Talk  post, I was already thinking of posting about positive body talk. It turns out that October 18-22, 2010 is Fat Talk Free Week.  Talk about synchronicity! It has always seemed to me that women are conditioned to argue with you rather than accept […]

Announcing the Everyday Bombshell™ Scholarship Program!

October 18, 2010

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Because I feel very strongly that everyone deserves to feel sexy and develop confidence, I have decided to launch the Bombshell Betty® Everyday Bombshell™ Scholarship Program to provide self-esteem enhancing classes, services and products at no charge to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and women overcoming eating disorders, physical disabilities, economic disadvantages and […]