The media teach us
that our primary goals as women
should be weight loss and the pursuit of beauty,
and this is particularly true of celebrities.
Maybe it’s time for us all to stop chasing pavements
in that direction
start rolling in the deeper goals.
“I love food and hate exercise,” she laughs. “I don’t have time to work out. Go buy my record; then I’ll be able to lose weight. I actually don’t care. I don’t want to be on the cover of Playboy or Vogue. I want to be on the cover of Rolling Stone or Q. I’m not a trend-setter — I’m a singer. I never want to be known for anything else. I’d rather weigh a ton and make an amazing album then look like Nicole Richie and do a shit album. My aim in life is never to be skinny.” — Adele