Kate Winslet Says No Photoshop With Lancome, Talking Hollywood Pay Gap Is Vulgar & Social Media Promotes Anorexia In Young Women

Actor Kate Winslet says being 40 is great . . . so totally fab that she has a no retouching allowed in her photographs as a beauty spokesperson for Lancome.  Winslet explained to E Online: 

No Retouching In  L'Oréal Lancome Contract

"I can only ever speak for myself and I can only ever do things that are important to me and it's a hope that other people might follow suit but it does feel important to me because I do think we have a responsibility to the younger generation of women,"

Saying that she has no desire to look "stoned" in her photos, Winslet believes that younger women do consciously -- or unconsciously look to successful women as role models. I would always want to be telling the truth about who I am to that generation because they've got to have strong leaders. We're all responsible for raising strong young women, so these are things that are important to me."

To insure that her pov is honored, Winslet says there is a stipulation in her L'Oréal  contract that prohibits additional editing of her appearance in Lancome ads.

Winslet Weighs In On Apple Devices & Social Media

Kate Winslet is basking in rave reviews for her role as Joanna Hoffman in the current movie about Apple founder Steve Jobs.  This role didn't keep the outspoken actor from sharing her major concerns about the ubiquitous impact of social media and Apple devices on today's young women. 

Arguing that the entire social media world is designed to create -- intentionally or otherwise -- eating disorders, Winslet says there is no social media in our house. Saying that social media makes her blood boil, the star of upcoming Dressmaker says today's young girls, in particular, are obsessed with getting people to like them via social media. 

People are brutally honest online and hypercritical, young people most of all. Playing the role of Apple's Joanna Hoffman, Winslet dressed frumpy. 

Speaking about her children's inability to sugarcoat their thoughts, the 40-year-old actress recalled: 'I remember my son and daughter coming to the set for the first time and seeing what I actually looked like in the Steve Jobs film and Joe was like, "Woo mum, you look really bad...woo mum"'. Then her teen daughter chimed in with "That cardigan makes your bum look absolutely massive!"

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Kate Winslet in 'The Dressmaker'

Winslet's daughter Mia Honey -- her child with Jim Threapleton -- was 'very jealous' about her semi-naked screen time with Australian actor Liam Hemsworth in 'The Dressmaker'.  The trailer for The Dressmaker is so fascinating on the power of clothes and style. 

The film is an Australian revenge comedy drama film directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, based on the novel of the same name, written by Raslie Ham. Winslet is all femme fatale in her tole of 'Tilly' Dunnage, a smart set woman with a treacherous past -- or so the locals believe -- who returns to a small Australian town to take care of her ill, mentally unstable mother.  

Gender Pay Gap in Hollywood

Where Kate Winslet's very outspoken voice goes suddenly silent is on the topic of money and Hollywood's very public battle over the pay gap among male and female actors who are equal box office draws. "I'm having such a problem with these conversations," Winslet said to BBC Newsbeat. "I understand why they are coming up but maybe it's a British thing. I don't like talking about money; it's a big vulgar isn't it?"

Winslet denies that she's ever received any sexist treatment in her career.  

Beyonce Is All American Woman Patriot By Ryan McGinley For Beat Magazine Winter 2015

Superstar Beyonce reminds the world that she's one of America's best ambassadors for women loving our own skin and body types. Add to that Queen Bey's alliance with megastars like Salma Hayek -- who is a lead Latino in the campaign to elect Hillary Clinton -- and Beyonce's co-partner in the global 'Chime for Change' movement to empower young girls and women world wide, and you have a new version of Secretary of State.

Last month Beyonce and Salma Hayek were in Central Park, where they joined other Chimers to co-sponsor the exhilarating Global Citizen concert, in which Beyonce brought down the evening sky with her activist battle cry for women everywhere in the world. While Beyonce has contributed significant sums to the Hillary Clinton campaign, she has not officially endorsed the candidate. When she does (we're praying fervently),  the rally for American women and ALL women in the world is officially on.

Beyonce goes patriotic stars and stripes in Ryan McGinley images for the winter 2015/16 cover shoot for Beat Magazine.

Julia Frauche Is Body Beautiful With A Face To Match In Allure Russia November 2015

xKarl Lagerfeld muse Brad Kroenig gets some sugar, compliments of model Julia Frauche who is styled by Anya Ziourova in this body beautiful editorial by Alexi Lubomirski for Allure Russia November 2015./ Makeup by Tyron Machhausen; hair by Ben Skervin

Kim Kardashian Explains 'Placenta Accreta' In September 2015 C Magazine Interview

Deep into her second pregnancy and anticipated birth of her first son, Kim Kardashian tells C Magazine’s Amanda de Cadenet why she rarely smiles and gives her fans an education on a female medical condition at the same time. Kardashian is lensed for the 10th anniversary September 2015 issue by Kesler Tran.

During her 2013 pregnancy with daughter North, Kardashian was the subject of incredibly rude weight shaming.

It was the worst! I couldn’t help it, and everyone would say, “She can’t stop eating.” I delivered at 180, and they were like, “She’s 210 pounds. She’s getting dumped because she’s too fat” and all these ridiculous stories. It really took a toll after the fact, when I was losing weight. I gained 50 pounds, and it’s tough to get it off. I was dedicated, but also, it changed the way I viewed wanting my picture taken. Before I was always smiling, and so into being out and about. After I had the baby, I was like,these are the same people that made fun of me, and posted the stories that were so awful, calling me fat for something I couldn’t control. I don’t want to smile for them. I don’t want to be out. Even if I was more confident, I just didn’t feel like being that girl who was going to be smiling for every photo. It changed my mood; it changed who I was; it changed my personality a lot.

In reality, Kim suffered from a medical condition called ‘placenta accreta’. “There were a couple of little operations to fix all that, so that created a little hole in my uterus, which I think made it really tough to get pregnant again. It was a long road. I would go to the doctor in Beverly Hills every day at five in the morning to get tested to see if I was ovulating. I was trying everything: I did acupuncture and got a nutritionist to eat healthier, thinking that was an issue.”

Anticipating that she may have the condition again, Kim’s doctors are discussing the possibility of removing her uterus this time, a possibility that will be discussed after her late year delivery.

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