Sweet Tweet: When It Comes To Beauty Standards, Amy Schumer Is LOLing

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Comedian Amy Schumer knows how to bring out the LOLs, and she also knows that comedy can be a great way to spread awareness. That why she’s loving an article from The Onion that takes on unrealistic beauty standards, in typical Onion fashion.

The star of “Inside Amy Schumer” tweeted:

In case you’ve never read The Onion, it writes fake news stories in a satirical and spoofing way. Sometimes The Onion just tries to be absurd, but sometimes it also will want to bring up some points. The article Amy links to is a fake story with fake experts talking about how men are being forced to accept realistic-looking women.

This of course is a spoof of the reality, where every day we see highly photoshopped images of women. A fake expert in the article says, “Instead of seeing only rail-thin models, [men are] now exposed to accurate representations of women whose proportions mimic those of actual human females.” The fake expert continues, “Think about the average man flipping through a magazine that features pictures of women who haven’t had their cheekbones raised or their noses reshaped with Photoshop. How is he supposed to feel when he sees something like that?”

The snark of the article is supposed to show just how absurd photoshopped images are, how unfair it is to objectify women, and how we’d all be in a better place if we stopped chasing after unrealistic standards of beauty. Maybe Amy should tweet this hilar article to anti-photoshop activist Lorde?

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