‘I’m not ugly, I’m poor’ meme lets people embrace flaws
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May 18, 2022
‘I’m not ugly, I’m poor’ meme lets people embrace flaws

As the ‘Kardashian effect’ transforms perceptions of beauty, some are thinking twice about the wider implications on body image and class segmentation. Conscious of how celebrity culture influences unrealistic beauty standards, they’re turning to humour as a coping mechanism.