Jessica Simpson: Body Image and the Price of Beauty

After pop star pin-up Jessica Simpson was roasted in the tabloids for gaining 10 pounds last year, she got upset. Then she apparently got inspired.

Tonight at 10 p.m., VH1 premieres the new show “Price of Beauty,” in which Simpson and friends Cacee Cobb and Ken Paves travel to different countries around the world and examine local standards of beauty.

On tonight’s show, a Thai woman shows how she badly damaged her skin by bleaching it. Simpson’s message: Every culture values something different, but sometimes women go too far to try to fulfill those ideals.

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Editor’s Note: We’ll have more to comment once we watch the show tonite. But given what we’ve seen so far we don’t have super high expectations for anything revolutionary. We’ll get back to you.

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