Blast from the past! Rachael Leigh Cook of She's All That fame recently spoke at the at the Healthy Media for Youth Summit in Washington DC. She was upset, and, frankly, more than a little pissed off.
So you know how the French are contemplating legislation that would require Photoshopped images to carry a disclaimer? The New York Times spoke with Valérie Boyer, the French parliament member who proposed the law. Her angle is: She's a mom.
A group of doctors and academics have submitted a report to the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority, saying retouched images make women and girls as young as five hate themselves. They want disclaimers on ads, but will that make a difference?
French politicians have proposed a law that would involve stamping a "health warning" on photographs of models that have been Photoshopped to be more appealing. Would that really solve anything?