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Celeste Barber Recreates Celebrity Instagram Posts

They’re making people feel good about themselves, too

Celebrities love taking nearly-naked photos of themselves and posting them on Instagram. It’s just what they do. Some say it’s just part of the job, but it looks a lot like narcissism run wild. Down in Australia, comedienne Celeste Barber is having fun with these ridiculous shots. She’s been recreating them with one goal in mind: “The dumber I look, the better,” she told Revelist. But what started as a joke has actually become a fun way to promote body acceptance. “I consider my posts funny and entertaining,” she said. “It’s a bonus that they ... seem to make people feel better about themselves and their bodies.”

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