Sure, Ms. McCarthy is something of a celebrity. She’s very pretty, attracting attention, and is actually very funny (yes, I have a sophomoric sense of humor sometimes), so it’s no surprise people might be tempted to listen to her.
But what she says is so mind-numbingly mind numbing.
“I love Botox, I absolutely love it,” she said. “I get it minimally, so I can still move my face. But I really do think it’s a savior.”
I see. So injecting kids with scientifically-proven medicine that can save their lives and the lives of countless others is bad because of a fantasy-driven belief that it causes autism, but injecting a lethal pathogen – in fact, the most lethal protein known – into your face to help ease the globally threatening scourge of crow’s feet is just fine and dandy.
Oh, say: can you excuse me a second? I need to go over here for a sec …
If you want a little vaccination against her nonsense, read this spot-on op-ed in a student newspaper. It’s good to see some folks get it.
Tip o’ the syringe to BABloggees Philip W and Sparky.