16 famous people who believe that conventional beauty is dull and take pride in their individuality.

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When we observe celebrities, we may not realize that these seemingly flawless and self-assured individuals also experience insecurities, just like the rest of us. Despite their fame, they are regular people with their own set of problems and self-doubts. Some celebrities attempt to address or divert attention from their perceived physical imperfections, while others openly discuss aspects of their appearance that they consider less appealing. In doing so, they reveal that perfection is an unattainable standard for everyone.

Kylie Jenner

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For a long time, Kylie Jenner struggled with insecurity about her thin lips. She sought a solution by using fillers and adjusting the shape of her lips with cosmetics. However, her perspective shifted significantly after having children.

Having kids has enhanced her self-love. Seeing her features reflected in her daughter and son, especially her daughter resembling her, has deepened her appreciation for herself. Kylie expressed that this experience has changed her perception of beauty, highlighting that it is an evolving concept for her.

Demi Lovato

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While on The Ellen Show, the ex-Disney star recounted a distressing experience with eating disorders, linking it to their previous management. The pop star revealed that their former management took extreme measures, such as confiscating hotel room phones to prevent them from ordering room service and keeping all forms of fruit away from them.

Thankfully, their situation improved when they got a new management team. The new team removed these restrictive measures, granting the individual the freedom to make their own choices and regain control over their well-being.

Megan Fox

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Despite being perceived as perfect by many, this star is highly self-critical, particularly about the size of her head. As a result, she frequently opts for loose or voluminous hairstyles. On Instagram, she candidly shared, “I never wear my hair up because my head is the size of a tiny edamame bean, but this happened and we’re all okay. Baby steps.”

Kate Hudson

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The actress consistently opens up about her insecurities regarding her appearance and her coping mechanisms. She acknowledges, “I can look at a picture of Gisele [Bündchen] all day long and say, ‘I’ll never have legs that long or lips that big.’ But you have to honor who you are.” Additionally, she shared that during her school days, she faced laughter due to her ears, leading her to attempt to conceal them under her hair.

Cameron Diaz

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Cameron Diaz revealed that she once succumbed to societal expectations on women and aging, using numerous rejuvenating products. It took her a considerable amount of time to embrace and accept the natural changes happening to her body and face.

Currently, Diaz has adopted a carefree approach, abstaining from the use of beauty products and making no effort to appear younger than her age. She humorously expressed, “I literally do nothing. I like never wash my face.”

Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez has consistently been candid about facing criticism, especially when it comes to her body. She shared that it was particularly hurtful when the comments were about her physique. Gomez experienced insecurity when her weight started to change due to health issues, acknowledging the fluctuating nature of her self-perception. She said, “Some days, I like what I see. Other days I’m like, ‘I’m not even going to bother.'”

Lorde

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Despite appearing confident, the singer admitted that comments from the internet made her feel uncomfortable. She recalled a moment when she became aware of her looks and body in a way she had never experienced before. The singer mentioned that online comments, particularly about her having “far-apart eyes,” took her by surprise, saying, “I remember being like, ‘Whoa! How did I get all this way without knowing I had far-apart eyes?'”

Ed Sheeran

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The British singer is highly self-critical about his appearance and acknowledges that his imperfect body is a consequence of his unhealthy food choices. He admitted, “I was never really happy with my image, and then I realized it was because I was eating fried food every day.” Ed Sheeran advocates for a more lenient self-approach, suggesting not to overly stress about intense workouts but rather focus on consuming nourishing and good food.

Priyanka Chopra

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In the early stages of her career, Priyanka Chopra faced numerous insecurities, partly attributed to a producer she encountered. Recalling the experience, she shared, “Before I became an actor, I met a producer about the possibility of acting. I was a beauty pageant winner at that time, Miss World. And he said that everything was wrong about me.”

Despite the criticism, Chopra made a conscious choice not to conform to conventional beauty standards by altering her appearance. Instead, she embraced and accepted herself as she was.

Kesha

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The singer went through a four-year journey to come to terms with her body while addressing her eating disorder. Reflecting on this period, she expressed, “I realized being healthy is the most important thing I can do for myself. Now I’m trying to embrace the skin I’m in. It’s difficult sometimes. Every day, I have to look in the mirror and make the choice to be kind to myself. This is who I am — I have to love that.”

Emma Roberts

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The star once grappled with insecurity about a trait she couldn’t change — her height. “I used to have a complex about being short. But now I love that I’m 5’2. I’m strong, and that feels really good to me,” she shared, expressing a newfound appreciation for her height and strength.

Jennifer Lawrence

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The star faced a blow to her confidence at the start of her career. Recalling those early days, she shared, “I was young. It was just the kind of stuff that actresses have to go through. Somebody told me I was fat, that I was going to get fired if I didn’t lose a certain amount of weight.” These comments led to the development of insecurities that took her a considerable amount of time to overcome.

Ashley Graham

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Despite being an icon for the body positivity movement and serving as an inspiration for many plus-size women, Graham acknowledges that her battle with insecurities continues. She shared, “I still have mornings when I wake up and feel fat or I feel my cellulite is really kicking that day. I have to look myself in the mirror, and I take my own advice and I talk to those different parts. I tell myself I am beautiful. I tell myself I am bold and brilliant. I just look at myself and say, ’Slay girl.’”

Sharon Stone

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Despite receiving positive feedback about her appearance and exuding confidence, the 64-year-old star humorously acknowledges her perceived flaws. She commented, “I’m aware that my butt looks like a bag of flapjacks. But I’m not trying to be the best-looking broad in the world,” showcasing a lighthearted and self-accepting attitude toward her physical features.

Jessica Simpson

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The star holds high standards for herself and believes that accepting one’s self and addressing imperfections is an ongoing journey. She expressed, “I do love my legs, but my favorite physical attribute is my nose because it’s not perfect. Recently, since I’ve worked out so hard, I’m also loving my stomach — knowing I grew babies in it, and then having to go through a transformation and just owning it,” highlighting her appreciation for the unique aspects of her body and the journey it has been through.

Billie Eilish

In an interview, the singer revealed that the reason why she always wears baggy, oversized clothes is because she never felt comfortable with her figure. She attributed it to the perfect bodies she constantly saw on social media, magazines. This made her start to doubt herself.

Luckily, Billie delved deep into the issue and then shared with the press, “I know the ins and outs of this industry, and what people actually use in photos, and I actually know what looks real can be fake.”

It may seem like idle chatter or a reason for loud press headlines. But in fact, when celebrities talk openly about their complexes, show themselves as non-ideal ordinary people, it inspires confidence in millions of people around the world. After all, if the stars are not ideal, why should we strive for standards? It is much more important to feel just happy with all our cute imperfections.

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