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Kate Winslet and Halle Berry Top Most Desirable Bodies List

12/31/2009 at 12:18 PM ET

J. Graylock/JPI; INF

While there remains no shortage of Hollywood starlets whose stick-thin frames continue to appear in magazines and on the red carpet, it seems now more than ever ordinary women are tiring of the look — and the possible extreme measures it takes to achieve that near-impossible standard. A recent survey, which polled 2,000 women aged 18 and over, found that stars with curvier, healthier figures were more desirable, reports the UK’s Daily Mail. Topping the desirability chart is Kate Winslet, followed by Halle Berry and Beyonce. Also making the list: Megan Fox and Lily Allen, while svelte Victoria Beckham and Kate Moss tie for last place. Could the era of too-too-skinny starlets be coming to an end? Tell us: Who do you think has the best body in Hollywood? Do you feel pressure to live up to stars’ body standards? –Andrea DeSimone

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Jenny on

Selma Hayek, Dios mio!!

Jenny on

Sarah, quite the opposite, actually. Skinny Fat is referring to someone like Paris Hilton or Lindsay Lohan. Yeah, they’re skinny, but that doesn’t mean they look very good. They still jiggle in places that someone who’s a size 2 shouldn’t jiggle. That’s because they’re just skinny, not fit, therefore they are Skinny Fat. The first time I heard it was from Jane Lynch’s “Candyman” character on Weeds the first season. Anyhow, take Beyonce. She seems to have a very Marilyn Monroe-ish figure, who was a size 16, so let’s pretend B’s a modest 10. She still looks way more healthy than the scrawny size 00 who’s diet is coffee and cigarettes.

MW on

I think Kate Winslet is stunning. I would also add Jessica Biel to the list. She is lean and toned but still curvy in all the right places. I would love to have her body!

Most Desirable Bodies on

[...] to pay any attention to is the Daily Mail’s list of Most Desirable Celebrity Bodies.  From People: While there remains no shortage of Hollywood starlets whose stick-thin frames continue to appear [...]

Meg on

Halle Berry for sure – she’s healthy, fit, and beautiful!

Aimee on

I do feel the pressure to be thin, something that I as an adult can rationalize, and can decide for myself what is too thin for me. I have a 6 yr old daughter who already thinks her belly is too big. She sees these stick thin powerful popular woman everywhere and is already comparing herself, it scares me. Now there are woman who are naturally thin and can’t gain weight and they shouldn’t be made to feel bad either, but most woman in hollywood aren’t meant to be that thin. I think a strong body whether thin, curvy it doesn’t matter; strong and healthy should be in. Kelly Ripa is an example…she is really thin, but she takes great care of herself and is strong. At the other end you have Jennifer lopez. She is curvy but her body is strong. I think if woman spent as much time on charity or their children as they did getting and staying thin we would be a happier country. I am a little mirror obsessed myself and I have to remind myself that my mind needs to be just as sharp as my black stilettos!!

Rachel on

I am glad that people have finally come to their senses. I mean seriously, being stick thin is unhealthy and also causes your brain not to function properly and this causes people to be very moody. So to all the men out there who for some reason or other want your girl friend or wife to be really thin ask yourself if you want her to be sick and incapable of taking care of your kids or incapable of going to work. These women have amazing bodies because they are comfortable in their own skin. The bar we set for celebrities is unfair and we need to realize that they are people like the rest of us. Everyone needs to stop scrutinizing celebrities.

Lindsey on

I am glad that stick thin girls are out! I think that Kate Winslet looks awesome and is a good size to be. She may have a little pudge, but most REAL women do!

Tina on

Jennifer Aniston has had the body that I’ve always wanted for like the last 15 years. Kate and Halle also look incredible, but J.A. is notorious for being healthy and sticking to a strict yoga and/or pilates routine. She is toned, fit, and still rocks a curvy (NOT the “curvy” that is lately synonymous with “fat”) body.

SEG on

It’s nice to see that individual’s leaving comments here are just as bitter and hate filled as those on CraigsList. Their only means of pleasure and empowerment is come to places like this and put people down (Joe and KLM et.al.). Kate W. is a beautiful woman not only in her physical beauty but in her persona as well, combinded it makes her and women like her, more beautiful than any skinny B could ever be.

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