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(Slate)   Why do rich and famous women always seem to sunbathe topless? Short answer: because they can. Long answer... is actually pretty interesting and worth a read   (slate.com) divider line 140
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2013-01-10 11:27:32 AM  
The real answer is simply "current fashion says tan lines don't look good".
Ergo, when image-conscious people choose to tan, they choose to tan at least topless.
And due availability bias, we get pictures when famous image-conscious people do it.
Case closed. No need for a wandering selective history of fashion trends that gives no particular insight beyond the tautological "people do what is fashionable; what is fashionable changes".

/ tan-lines have their fans, but it ain't mainstream and it's mostly in erotica
// not even those people get excited over a backless gown exposing a bra-strap tan-line
 
2013-01-10 11:28:05 AM  

Mark Ratner: [www.celebgossipz.com image 450x530]
donatella versace
/rich and famous
//now you people can stop complaining


Asshole. Came in to see what hot bods farkers were posting. Had to cut my own dick off and pulp it in a blender after shoving a rusty shiv in my eyes...
 
2013-01-10 11:28:44 AM  
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My attempt to save this thread....
 
2013-01-10 11:31:38 AM  

Charlie Chingas: Asshole. Came in to see what hot bods farkers were posting. Had to cut my own dick off and pulp it in a blender after shoving a rusty shiv in my eyes...


Shame you won't be able to see This (NSFW)
 
2013-01-10 11:36:11 AM  
Article is from Slate

Slate is birdcage liner
 
2013-01-10 11:38:10 AM  

Dylan and Eric: ZAZ: I would rather have an answer to when did humans discover that sex made babies.

I think the corollary is even more interesting: When/how did humans realize that sex was fun and could be done for its own sake without procreation?


Oh, roughly back about the time when we were still hanging around in the trees.
 
2013-01-10 11:38:46 AM  
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and just because.....

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2013-01-10 11:50:11 AM  
FTA: If they're stripping down on the French Riviera, that's because they happen to be on the French Riviera-not because they like to strip

Uh, and how does the author know that? Maybe they DO like to strip.

When I vacation, I pretty much only look for topless-friendly places. Going topless is gawddamn joy. If you males out there had to put bikini tops on (particularly if you are large breasted), you'd realize how uncomfortable they are. Besides, there's nothing like the feeling of hot sun/cold water on your nipples.
 
2013-01-10 11:51:06 AM  
Healthy, round, natural boobage allowed to roam free in a body of water is such a great feeling. I hate having to wear bikini tops. And to paraphrase MissDiminutive upthread-- tanlines suck.
 
2013-01-10 11:52:06 AM  

unfarkingbelievable: Healthy, round, natural boobage allowed to roam free in a body of water is such a great feeling. I hate having to wear bikini tops. And to paraphrase MissDiminutive upthread-- tanlines suck.


go on....
 
2013-01-10 11:54:29 AM  

Lollipop165: Uh, and how does the author know that? Maybe they DO like to strip.


WHich is why they're on the riviera in the first place.
 
2013-01-10 12:16:26 PM  

Lollipop165: FTA: If they're stripping down on the French Riviera, that's because they happen to be on the French Riviera-not because they like to strip

Uh, and how does the author know that? Maybe they DO like to strip.

When I vacation, I pretty much only look for topless-friendly places. Going topless is gawddamn joy. If you males out there had to put bikini tops on (particularly if you are large breasted), you'd realize how uncomfortable they are. Besides, there's nothing like the feeling of hot sun/cold water on your nipples.


Could you expand on the nipples part?
 
2013-01-10 12:23:37 PM  

ZAZ: I would rather have an answer to when did humans discover that sex made babies.


The Short answer to that question is that you can more or less chart when each society made that iscovery by charting when they replaced Mother-Goddess worship with male sky-gods, stopped matrilineal inheritance, and began restricting the freedoms and roles of their women.

Some societies seem to have held onto it for a very long time.  Welsh legends of High King Math and Prince Gwydion clearly date from a time when that society didn;t have a concept of fatherhood, as inheritances and the throne in those tales passed from Uncle to nephew (a man's sister's son), and we see celtic women at the time in all sorts of "non-traditional" roles (Ireland's greatest hero, Cú Chulainn was taught how to use weapons by a female demigod/ warrior-queen Scáthach, and she's one of only a dozen famous female warriors in Celtic mythology)

Once fatherhood begins to be understood as a concept by a society, it starts placing restrictions on women, particularly on their farking,  and prizing virginity in younger females, which makes sense because pre-DNA testing that was really the only way for a man to ensure the paternity of his offspring
 
2013-01-10 12:27:33 PM  

Lollipop165: FTA: If they're stripping down on the French Riviera, that's because they happen to be on the French Riviera-not because they like to strip

Uh, and how does the author know that? Maybe they DO like to strip.

When I vacation, I pretty much only look for topless-friendly places. Going topless is gawddamn joy. If you males out there had to put bikini tops on (particularly if you are large breasted), you'd realize how uncomfortable they are. Besides, there's nothing like the feeling of hot sun/cold water on your nipples.


with that and the post below it, this thread just got a lot more interesting.

the wife and i were at a clothing optional beach once. she very briefly took off her top while underwater. her boobs are great, but that was a gyp. at least she was pointing out other hot topless women to me. i spotted them well before she did, but it was still a very nice gesture made even better by the fact that she enjoys ogling boobs too.
 
2013-01-10 12:28:02 PM  

unfarkingbelievable: Healthy, round, natural boobage allowed to roam free in a body of water is such a great feeling. I hate having to wear bikini tops. And to paraphrase MissDiminutive upthread-- tanlines suck.


This! Especially if you have two or more swim suits. Multiple-suit tan lines start to look like a skin disease. And yes, naked boobies and bodies of water go together swimmingly.
 
2013-01-10 12:29:32 PM  

megarian: unfarkingbelievable: Healthy, round, natural boobage allowed to roam free in a body of water is such a great feeling. I hate having to wear bikini tops. And to paraphrase MissDiminutive upthread-- tanlines suck.

This! Especially if you have two or more swim suits. Multiple-suit tan lines start to look like a skin disease. And yes, naked boobies and bodies of water go together swimmingly.


Um, EIP?
 
2013-01-10 12:35:01 PM  
oh yeah, eip. bie please.
 
2013-01-10 12:36:39 PM  
Bookmark?
 
2013-01-10 12:44:53 PM  

unfarkingbelievable: Healthy, round, natural boobage allowed to roam free in a body of water is such a great feeling. I hate having to wear bikini tops. And to paraphrase MissDiminutive upthread-- tanlines suck.


I knew I had you farkied for a reason.

megarian: unfarkingbelievable: Healthy, round, natural boobage allowed to roam free in a body of water is such a great feeling. I hate having to wear bikini tops. And to paraphrase MissDiminutive upthread-- tanlines suck.

This! Especially if you have two or more swim suits. Multiple-suit tan lines start to look like a skin disease. And yes, naked boobies and bodies of water go together swimmingly.


Welcome to  unfarkingbelievable's club.
 
2013-01-10 12:45:12 PM  
Well, if all the cool Farkettes are doing it...
 
2013-01-10 12:46:16 PM  

ajt167: the wife and i were at a clothing optional beach once. she very briefly took off her top while underwater. her boobs are great, but that was a gyp. at least she was pointing out other hot topless women to me. i spotted them well before she did, but it was still a very nice gesture made even better by the fact that she enjoys ogling boobs too.


lol, good for her. I get that some women are uncomfortable showing their boobs on the beach, but I couldn't care less. No my body isn't perfect and I carry some extra pounds, but I'm the beach and I want to be comfortable and have my fun. In my opinion, if you don't like it, turn away. My husband and I go to Jamaica pretty often but we don't do the all-inclusive type of deal... we go VERY off the beaten path Jamaica where we are usually the only tourists. We were there for a 4 weeks a few years ago and stopped by Negril for a bit. We know Negril very well but this was our first time there during high season and instead of being relaxed and cool, the beach was full of these awful Midwestern mulletted loudmouthed fatties blaring country music and their obnoxious stupid kids. I had no problem taking my top off, but the LOOKS I got from these obese women was almost comical. It was like they had never seen tits before. One even asked me to put my top back on because of her children: one was like 12 and the other 8. I told her quite literally to fark off, if she doesn't want her children to see tits, she should have taken them to Disney World.

I promise, I won't go topless in Disney World.

But I do occasionally go topless when suntanning in the parks in NYC. Yep, its legal here.
 
2013-01-10 12:46:37 PM  

megarian: unfarkingbelievable: Healthy, round, natural boobage allowed to roam free in a body of water is such a great feeling. I hate having to wear bikini tops. And to paraphrase MissDiminutive upthread-- tanlines suck.

This! Especially if you have two or more swim suits. Multiple-suit tan lines start to look like a skin disease. And yes, naked boobies and bodies of water go together swimmingly.


I'd like to introduce naked boobies to a body of water.

/humans are mostly water right?
//EIP
 
2013-01-10 12:48:28 PM  
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2013-01-10 12:55:35 PM  

SuperChuck: megarian: unfarkingbelievable: Healthy, round, natural boobage allowed to roam free in a body of water is such a great feeling. I hate having to wear bikini tops. And to paraphrase MissDiminutive upthread-- tanlines suck.

This! Especially if you have two or more swim suits. Multiple-suit tan lines start to look like a skin disease. And yes, naked boobies and bodies of water go together swimmingly.

I'd like to introduce naked boobies to a body of water.

/humans are mostly water right?
//EIP


Giggidy.
 
2013-01-10 01:08:06 PM  

Occam's Taser: The Glorified Jailer
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2013-01-10 01:09:39 PM  

Mark Ratner: [www.celebgossipz.com image 450x530]
donatella versace
/rich and famous
//now you people can stop complaining


i26.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-10 01:12:17 PM  

Karac: Gaseous Anomaly: ZAZ: I would rather have an answer to when did humans discover that sex made babies.

According to "Sex At Dawn" primitive cultures had interesting ideas around this, like partible paternity: all of the men mom scrod during pregnancy were fathers of the baby, and all contributed to the baby's makeup.

According to Cracked (the best-researched dick jokes on the Internet) there was at least one culture who never quite got around to figuring out the connection (they had crappy fertility, so few sex acts resulted in pregnancies, so they came up with alternative theories).

Aforementioned piece of crack.

Personally, I'd like to know the answer to the other question: how long could a woman survive by drinking her own breast milk.


There's dexterity for you.....
 
2013-01-10 01:13:14 PM  

Lollipop165: ajt167: the wife and i were at a clothing optional beach once. she very briefly took off her top while underwater. her boobs are great, but that was a gyp. at least she was pointing out other hot topless women to me. i spotted them well before she did, but it was still a very nice gesture made even better by the fact that she enjoys ogling boobs too.

lol, good for her. I get that some women are uncomfortable showing their boobs on the beach, but I couldn't care less. No my body isn't perfect and I carry some extra pounds, but I'm the beach and I want to be comfortable and have my fun. In my opinion, if you don't like it, turn away. My husband and I go to Jamaica pretty often but we don't do the all-inclusive type of deal... we go VERY off the beaten path Jamaica where we are usually the only tourists. We were there for a 4 weeks a few years ago and stopped by Negril for a bit. We know Negril very well but this was our first time there during high season and instead of being relaxed and cool, the beach was full of these awful Midwestern mulletted loudmouthed fatties blaring country music and their obnoxious stupid kids. I had no problem taking my top off, but the LOOKS I got from these obese women was almost comical. It was like they had never seen tits before. One even asked me to put my top back on because of her children: one was like 12 and the other 8. I told her quite literally to fark off, if she doesn't want her children to see tits, she should have taken them to Disney World.

I promise, I won't go topless in Disney World.

But I do occasionally go topless when suntanning in the parks in NYC. Yep, its legal here.


i like you. i hate most people, but not you.
 
2013-01-10 01:14:11 PM  

meat0918: Yeah, Snookie and the rest of that crowd are making it so the rich and famous are beginning to sport pale, untanned skin.

Evidence


Damn! They are so white bleach is jealous!
 
2013-01-10 01:23:31 PM  

AbiNormal: Occam's Taser: The Glorified Jailer
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Yeah? Well get used to it. It ain't gonna stop.
And who are you to complain anyway? I watched you lick your balls for three hours yesterday. If I could do that, you'd end up starving from inattention.
 
2013-01-10 01:48:35 PM  

blatz514: I'll help...

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those tittays are fake. real tittays are affected by gravity.
 
2013-01-10 01:50:06 PM  

indarwinsshadow: More to the question is why we get so upset when we see women's nipples, but not men's. I mean, it's not like it's secret. We both have them.


Speak for yourself, buddy. I have no interest in seeing some dude's hairy moobs.
 
2013-01-10 01:57:08 PM  
Plenty of women lay out topless all the time. The paparazzi just do not bother taking pics and putting them on the front page of the Sun.
 
2013-01-10 02:13:05 PM  

Lollipop165:
When I vacation, I pretty much only look for topless-friendly places. Going topless is gawddamn joy. If you males out there had to put bikini tops on (particularly if you are large breasted), you'd realize how uncomfortable they are. Besides, there's nothing like the feeling of hot sun/cold water on your nipplesskin.


FTFY.

Sun and water feel great. Wearing clothes while swimming and sunning sucks. This goes for both sexes. There are parts of the world where people are not scared of skin. See Romania, Spain, Sweden, Balearic Islands, France, Germany, etc., etc.

The people who live in these places got topless and nude with no comment. But when some celebrity from the USA goes to these places and (un)dresses like everyone else there, it's news because... BOOBIES!

And not that long ago, men had to wear tops in the USA, too. Men finally decided they'd had enough and stopped. It caused quite the ruckus in the 1930s.

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2013-01-10 02:32:55 PM  

jasenj1: FTFY.


While I agree I hate clothing in the sun, I actually entirely meant nipples. They are much more sensitive than the rest of my skin. Makes a huge difference to me.
 
2013-01-10 02:53:52 PM  

Lollipop165: jasenj1: FTFY.

While I agree I hate clothing in the sun, I actually entirely meant nipples. They are much more sensitive than the rest of my skin. Makes a huge difference to me.


For you. (PNSFW) Guys' equivalent: Strategically placed socks.
 
2013-01-10 03:00:52 PM  

dj_spanmaster: Lollipop165: jasenj1: FTFY.

While I agree I hate clothing in the sun, I actually entirely meant nipples. They are much more sensitive than the rest of my skin. Makes a huge difference to me.

For you. (PNSFW) Guys' equivalent: Strategically placed socks.


Wow, a bathing suit smaller than your average Wicked Weasel suit.
 
2013-01-10 05:10:09 PM  
The thread has now been saved.

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NSFW inside
 
2013-01-10 10:07:34 PM  

megarian: Well, if all the cool Farkettes are doing it...


I really, really wish you had a hit counter on your profile so we could see - in real time - as it had to go into exponential notation.
 
2013-01-10 10:27:17 PM  
Women who might be top-challenged, wearing body paint, and/or topless. (definitely NSFW) Please note that they might not be rich or famous, though. Thank you, and keep reaching for the stairs....
 
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