Falls Church News-Press: The gap between Madonna’s two front teeth, the unadulterated largeness of Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian’s famous rumps, the orangeness that is The Jersey Shore, the mole on Cindy Crawford’s gorgeous face; how do all of these things that we’d see on a normal person and be culturally taught to make fun of become the things that make these people icons in the sense of beauty?

The cynical part of me would think that it is all just a good bit of PR. The more you can set yourself apart as a celebrity the better off you are. There is a point when a famous person will do idiotic things, simply because they can, but the way you look is timeless and forever and in many ways it shapes trends and modern culture.

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