Will Women Ever Have the Freedom to Be Ugly?

Once, on a blind date in my twenties, a guy I instantly didn't like realized this and said something hilariously awful by date's end: "You're a bitch, and you're not even pretty enough to be a bitch." It's funny because I totally was pretty enough. No, it's funny because HE LOOKED LIKE AN AARDVARK. Actually, it's… » 10/22/13 11:20am 10/22/13 11:20am

The Complete Amanda Bynes Ugly Index

A more recent turn in Amanda Bynes' ever-winding downward spiral into messy wigtown has been the repeated use of her go-to insult: "you're ugly." Like a bong from the 36th floor, she hurls it around with reckless abandon. She says it so much that—much like microdermal implants, Twitter, and vagina murder—it's become… » 6/17/13 2:00pm 6/17/13 2:00pm

Reader Email Haiku: 'You Make a Bad Name For Women'

The Jezebel inbox receives all sorts of interesting messages, from helpful tips to furious gibberish. Often, the missives strike us as poetic - in the chaos of the mailbag we may find a sense of peace. As such, we have taken it upon ourselves to let some messages grow into the poetry they are meant to be. And we will… » 2/28/13 5:45pm 2/28/13 5:45pm

Olympic Uniforms Go for the Gold Medal in Ugly

The London Olympics are fast approaching, which means that Bob Costas's Olympics broadcasting cyborg clone is being pulled from his sealed antiaging chamber and briefed on the year 2012, Michael Phelps is plucking every single hair from his flippers, and the US Women's Gymnastics team's interview tinyvoice training is… » 6/01/12 3:40pm 6/01/12 3:40pm

Samantha Brick Explains She's Hot Compared to the Old French Hags She Rolls With

Samantha Brick, the woman who wrote about how being so beautiful has been both a blessing and a curse, was on a British morning talk show today to defend herself against the the shit storm she's encountered in the two days since her Daily Mail piece was published. Weirdly, during the entire 10-minute interview,… » 4/05/12 4:15pm 4/05/12 4:15pm

Shorts So Ugly Not Even a Mother Could Love Them

Sometimes when you mix two things that don't naturally go together, you get something magical—like salty caramels or a mule. But sometimes things go terribly wrong, and you end up with a hideous mutant. That is exactly what happened here, with this unholy combination of cargo shorts and a denim waist. (They're so ugly… » 3/23/12 12:40pm 3/23/12 12:40pm

Yoda, the World's Ugliest Dog, Passes Away at 15

The dog world has lost one of its most special members. Yoda, the Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix who was proudly crowned the 2011 World's Ugliest Dog, has died in her sleep at the age of 15. Terry Schumacher, her owner, is obviously very sad to lose her small scraggly friend and says she will miss, "her funny… » 3/15/12 10:30am 3/15/12 10:30am

Should The Ugly Have Special Legal Protections?

Numerous studies have shown that there are disadvantages to being ugly, including being more likely to earn less, attract a less-wealthy mate, and have eggs thrown at you on Bachelor Pad. Now an economics professor from the University of Texas is arguing that the unattractive face such huge disadvantages that they… » 8/29/11 5:25pm 8/29/11 5:25pm

10 Years Of The World's Ugliest Dogs

This weekend, Yoda, a Chinese crested-Chihuahua mix whose owner first thought the pitiful puppy was a street rat, won the title of World's Ugliest Dog. Congrats! However we must make mention of the previous title-holders, who may or may not be much more hideous than Yoda. View this gallery of the past decade's winners… » 6/27/11 7:00pm 6/27/11 7:00pm