My first reaction to this hilarious infomercial (first brought to my attention by an @illusionists tweet) was just to laugh. Loudly. And pull random co-workers into my office to watch:
My next reaction was…to feel a little sad! Like, oh no! There are girls and women out there who really will buy and wear these things because they feel their own god-given assets arenâ€™t good enough to rock au naturel.
I mean, I wear my share of spanx under clingy dressesâ€”but this feels different somehow. With those Iâ€™m just smoothing out whatâ€™s already there. With these booty-popping panties, youâ€™re actually changing your shape. Iâ€™m really tired of product after product meant to make women more, more, more physically ideal. DO NOT WANT.
Maybe Iâ€™m being too sensitiveâ€”what do you think? (Either way, Iâ€™m about to watch this video again. The pop! gets me every time.)