I think her publicity has encouraged a lot of women to get breast examinations who were hesitant before all the news. And I think if she can maintain her image as a sexy celebrity it will do a lot to encourage other women, that they too can still be sexy after a mastectomy. Sexy IS a state of mind...but so is fear. And when people fixate on breasts as being a big part of being sexy...it stops some from doing what they need to do, and getting breast exams, for fear of worst case scenarios...like finding out they may have cancer. Because early detection can mean the difference between life and death.
So the reason I posted this question... is that the more people continue to see her as 'sexy' ....the better.
"Still hot" is clearly subjective, since I, and a lot of people I know, don't think that she was hot in the first place.
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17,465 5/20/13 8:53 A
I believe she was once quoted as saying she wanted to be remembered for her humanitarian work. Hopefully, she doesn't care whether people think she is hot or not.
There are lots of people in Hollywood with plastic surgery. With hers, she did it after a mastectomy, but I'm guessing with her money, the cosmetic work that was done will leave her looking very similar to the way she did before.
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5/20/13 8:48 A
I don't really care, but sure. her hotness does not stem from her breasts alone. There's those lips (which I personally think are too big) her hair, her legs. and she'll get reconstructive surgery (implants) ANYWAY, as long as she stands beside Brad Pitt, who cares????
I hadn't really thought of her in a long time as a "hot" (meaning popular to me) celebrity, hadn't thought of her in years, actually, until I read about her procedure.
I am not much impressed by or interested in celebrities or stars of any kind, longevity or age.
Hopefully, the publicity regarding her procedure will be helpful to others who are considering this preventative measure.
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1,068 5/20/13 6:58 A
"Men and women love full lips (plunger lips) do I detect some jealousy? Anyone who tries to get cosmetic lips like hers with fail, they have to be natural."
Is it really not possible that I am an exception to "men and women love full lips (plunger lips) and therefore I am jealous? I also think she is so rich that whatever she "gives" is peanuts and that any person with a regular income and gives anything at all to charity, actually gives more in some way, than Jolie does.
She also has little morals when it comes to getting involved with a married man (Pitt when he was married to Anniston). Not that Pitt is any better. He is not.
I am not jealous of her. I would not mind having her money, I suppose, but I would not want her lips and that is a fact whether anybody believes it or not.
I doubt anyone would notice if she hadn't said anything.
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73,214 5/20/13 3:54 A
She will be a lot happier and won't really look any different to now
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5/20/13 2:46 A
Yes she will, probably in a better way and she's got my respect where it was hot and cold before.
5/20/13 2:09 A
As a cynic my theory is this...the only reason she went public is because the paparazzi who follow the every move of the 'celebrity' would notice that her boobs were perkier and suggest that she had plastic surgery, so to stave off negative media reports she spun it to make it look like more than what it really is...it's all PR. If she wanted to be the 'hero' she is being portrayed as she would have documented it from the start...not after her boobs are back and better than ever.
And I laugh at the people saying she's beautiful on the inside...are we as a culture so blind that we can no longer tell the difference between someone trying to 'look good' and someone who is good...and don't come back with the charity work and kids she adopted and that crap....normal everyday working shlubs like myself do more and give more with less and we ask for nothing and seek no fame for it...her 'beauty' is all bought and paid for so her public image will gloss over all the skeletons in her great big walk in closet.
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6,094 5/19/13 6:00 P
I'm sure the reconstructive surgery will leave her as beautiful as she was before. What a brave, wise, generous, and compassionate woman she is - not to mention absolutely beautiful! She really embodies inner AND outer beauty, and I think the world of her for her tremendous courage not only in going through the scary testing and procedure, but in being so public about it.
I hope it wasn't a serious question. You could have the entire population after you. Seriously as bad as the A&F guy.
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2,243 5/19/13 12:53 P
Since when do breasts equal beauty? Ridiculously shallow question--doesn't even deserve an answer!
5/19/13 12:13 P
It took courage to have the surgery, and to tell the world about it. The surgery may have saved her life. I thinks its pathetic to suggest that she is less of a beauty for it. She is a smart woman, and knew there would be losers that suggest she is less than beautiful. I doubt she cares about the perceptions of shallow people.
Angelina will ALWAYS be hot. Not because of plastic surgery, because she gives her time and wealth to better the lives of people who would otherwise might die of a death we in America and other first world countries could not even conceive. For that she will ALWAYS be hot.
5/15/13 2:01 P
Oh yeah..all kind of plastic surgery is done these days. She will be better than natural.
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1,068 5/15/13 1:55 P
I really don't have an opinion on her decision to get the surgery. My sister currently has breast cancer and is going through chemotherapy. It is a horrible thing. I don't think I would do what she did, but I guess I don't blame her.
Now as for her being "hot" she will have those reconstructed to be as good or better looking than the originals because she has the money to do so. I have never considered her "hot" and I always refer to her as Plunger lips. I really don't like that look and it is not something I would emulate.
I think she's more hot now! Physically, she has some scars, but she's shown that she's a strong, smart woman who has done the best thing she could do for her health and her family. That's hot.
What's not hot? Placing so much importance on breasts that we would devalue a person who had a medical procedure to drastically reduce her chance of getting breast cancer (from almost 90% to less than 5%). What's also not hot? Placing so much importance on breasts that we define women by them, judging them to be "hot or not hot" because of how their breasts look or whether or not they have breasts. Definitely not hot.
The idea that someone is less beautiful because they have a procedure done that will save their life is precisely the reason why I hate the "Save the Boobies" campaign that was/is popular. Because it says that having great breasts is more important your life as a whole. I think the vast majority of society will, unfortunately, think less of her because she is having this procedure done. And that says something.
Edited by: MEANREDS92 at: 5/15/2013 (13:12)
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12,065 5/15/13 12:02 P
She is beautiful in all kinds of ways so she will still be beautiful.
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360 5/15/13 11:55 A
She spent three months having the double mastectomy and reconstruction. On a purely physical level, if she had never said anything I doubt anyone would have noticed anything different about her.
I'm seeing a lot of ridiculous outrage in the media and on the web. A lot of people are acting as if she is worthless now because she made a personal decision to remove some glands and fat stores she was born with in order to protect herself from her mother's fate. It's a sad testament to how far we still have to go as a society.
5/15/13 11:19 A
I think she will still be hot. She still has a certain something that will draw people to her. I personally neither like her or dislike her, kind of ambiguous. She will still have that gorgeous face and hair. Along with her gorgeous figure. And doctors can do amazing things with reconstructive surgery. If she chooses to go that route.
As far as Americans being too shallow and caring only about looks. She is an international actress that built her career on her hot body and some tolerable acting.
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5/15/13 11:13 A
I think it was a brave decision for her to be proactive, and I am speaking as someone living with stage IV breast cancer. I had a bilateral mastectomy 10 years ago, when I was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer. Even though my cancer returned 6 years ago, (it's now in my bones and incurable ) I don't regret my decision.I did what I thought would prevent the cancer from spreading at the time.
I am in chronic pain daily because of the bone mets, and I fight fatigue from chemo,and I am no longer able to work, so if she can prevent having to go through that in the future, more power to her. Quality of life is more important than appearance, in my opinion. I am thankful to still be alive, but I admit some days are really hard.
Yes, I sure do. I think she is phenomenal! I found her decision to be the most selfless act of love. She has adopted many children that are hers that she loves very much and she wants to be here for them. Sure when she was younger she did some crazy things, but so did I, and so did most others. I am not a lesbian but she was hot before, and now even hotter because her beauty on the inside shines like not many others. She is a lovely woman who came from a lovely mother. A woman giving up her breasts is not an easy thing to do, and especially when you are a beauty such as her in the eyes of the media. I think she is beautiful on the outside but her inside is where the meaningful beauty is. This is a woman whose beauty shines form within to the skin.
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399 5/15/13 8:14 A
Her strength is now hotter than her looks. I applaud her for her openness about her decision and I hope others find strength through her.
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5/15/13 6:04 A
It makes her more hot. Knowing her rep as a sex symbol was at stake, she not only made the tough decision to have the surgery, and with an 87% chance of getting breast cancer, saved her own health and life, but she also had ovaries big enough to tell the world. That kind of strength is hot to me.
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5/15/13 2:59 A
Too bad she let current science cause her to disfigure her body unnecessarily.
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17,099 5/14/13 11:47 P
That's really not important as long as she feels safe and happy. Besides, she's a beauty anyway!!!
5/14/13 11:11 P
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I admire her courage in facing her reality.
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2,276 5/14/13 11:07 P
Women' s breast should not define there beauty if it does therefore to me the person is looking at women as an object.She has done so much around the world with the poor. That has also led to an awareness that led to more people getting involved with others helping in this area.She will always be beautiful no mater what.
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5/14/13 10:45 P
Yes. It's the inner beauty that is most important and should out weigh the outter appearance.
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1,461 5/14/13 10:39 P
of course she will. in many ways.
5/14/13 10:37 P
It all depends upon just how shallow and meaningless our current American pop culture has gotten to, the dumbing down of America and all that. Looks matter WAY TOO Much amongst the powers that be, not just in the entertainment world, but everywhere. Wait awhile. See how many adults there really are out there.
I applaud Angelina Jolie for revealing that she had a preventive double mastectomy. I'm not sure everyone should go through such a procedure, but it seems that she had very valid reasons. I just wonder (and hope) that men will still consider her one of the hottest Hollywood celebrities.
DO YOU THINK PEOPLE WILL STILL CONTINUE TO SEE HER AS ONE OF HOLLYWOOD'S SEXIEST CELEBRITIES ???