I was talking to a few friends the other way, and they have come to the conclusion that Marilyn Monroe was a size 12. It varies, I’ve heard it before, and it’s either a size 12 or a size 14. Then it came out that for some reason, no matter the size, the proportion and measurements of your hips in comparison to your waist matters. Apparently, if they measure a certain way, then you are automatically considered to be attractive. I don’t know about that.
I mean obviously there are some cultures that like women with bigger hips, bigger breasts, etc. But frankly, there are quite a few cultures that look on that as fat plain and simple and therefore something that is highly undesirable. This in mind, Marilyn Monroe was a size 12 or 14 for a certain period of time. But in most of the periods of her career, she was known to be a size 6. While it makes some of us feel good to think that a bigger woman like the average American girl now was considered to be that kind of sex symbol, we use it to excuse a certain amount of inactivity or otherwise bad habits, which is not acceptable to any degree. So really, I don’t know about this whole measurement and comparison thing. But in many ways, to me it seems like just another excuse.