Judging by comment traffic and Rotten Chestnuts’ continuing unconscionable exclusion from those “best blogs” lists — 6 years and running! — all y’all are interested in is hot chicks and Fascism (probably in that order). Let it never be said I’m too good to pander. Without further ado, can someone among the Seven Readers please explain to me why this is supposed to be attractive?
That’s the Harry Potter chick showing some skin in Vanity Fair. To say I’ve seen better is a real understatement. Not the skin itself — though that’s subpar, too — but… is this gal really supposed to be attractive? Note the similar jawline and stoner-with-a-concussion expression on Twilight’s Kristen Stewart, another girl I’m told is hot:
Now, this is not some affected PUA thing, where I criticize some scorchingly hot babe for having “pointy elbows” or something. Ms. Stewart and Ms. Watson are pretty enough, and wouldn’t lack for male attention at the company happy hour if they were a couple of office drones. But they’re supposed to be jaw-droppingly gorgeous movie stars. Sorry, I just don’t see it.
I suspect the Michelle Obama effect. For political reasons, y’all will recall, the entire media insisted that the former First Lady was just gorgeous, and would pillory anyone who said otherwise. My guess is that Watson and Stewart are, like Mrs. Obama, juuuust pretty enough to serve as aspirational figures for office workerettes everywhere. This
Oh, yeah…and, um, Nazis.