It's not surprising that constant exposure to airbrushed images of models and paparazzi shots of stick-thin celebrities in the media, have been proven to lead to low self-esteem, depression and eating disorders among women who feel the pressure to conform to an unrealistic standard of beauty.
And nowhere is that pressure felt more acutely than in the celebrity world itself. But that's not to say all our favourite female stars are in agreement with this prescribed notion of beauty. Not every woman in the public eye wants to be a size-zero.
In fact, a growing number of female celebrities are making a stand to promote a positive body image among women and celebrating their natural curves.
Click through our slideshow to find out what the stars really think about the body image debate. You might be surprised to find out which women are fighting the super-skinny culture that surrounds them and heralding a healthy body image.
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