“Fearless” Celebrities

I recently came across a post that caught my eye. You know those ones that circulate like wildfire, garnering thousands of hits in one day? It was entitled “Thirty Gorgeous Celebs Who Fearlessly Pose Makeup-Free.” You may have seen it, you may have not; that’s not the point. The point is, there is nothing fearless about posing without makeup.

Fearless is confronting illness head on and battling relentlessly. Fearless is having a career that benefits the greater good even though it may put your own life in danger. Fearless is standing up against the odds and coming out on top.

It is NOT being photographed without make-up on. And if this is what society deems as “fearless,” then we have our priorities severely out of whack. We should not be teaching young girls that bravery equates to a makeup-free selfie. We should be impressing upon them that bravery is working hard to reach their goals, no matter what may stand in their way. Like a shallow, self-indulgent society.

End rant.


  1. sheknowskids.com

    March 26, 2014 at 7:33 pm

    Beautifully said Amy and I couldn’t agree more. It is good to see people like you, with real values, voice their opinion, cause that is the world I want to raise children in.
    Thanks for posting!

  2. A.B. Chesler

    March 27, 2014 at 6:18 am

    Thank you, Ute! What kind words. I’m grateful that you took the time to read my thoughts. Good luck on your own blog!

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