am i ugly youtube
There’s a new trend on YouTube: Videos asking, “Am I ugly?” To which we say: NO! But are you nuts?
The danger of posting YouTube videos asking “Am I pretty?” or “Am I ugly?” in an open forum is just that: it’s an open forum. You’re exposing yourself to anonymous criticism from strangers who are shielded by computers and keyboards. They face no repercussions for cruel comments against girls they’ve never met. They know nothing about you other than the fact that you’re clearly insecure, and therefore an easy target for flaming, hurtful commentary and flat out bullying.
It’s normal to want validation. You’re human! But these girls and guys are looking for it in all the wrong places. Think of it this way: Don’t you value what your family, friends, and people who love you think? Because they think you’re rad. Strangers who don’t know you may not agree, but who cares? They don’t know you. So how can they make an accurate judgment? Do you really want to determine your self worth based on what people who sit home and comment on “Am I ugly?” videos think?
This girl’s YouTube username is “BeautifulAndProud.” We think she’s beautiful (we dig her eyeliner skills too!), but we don’t think she’s proud, because the entire subject of her video is “Am I ugly?” Ladies, we can do better than this!
This gal showed a bunch of pictures, then asked, “Am I ugly?” Is she blind? She’s gorgeous (we actually think she looks a bit like Dakota Fanning)!
Even guys are getting in on it. This dude cut his own hair, then asked the Internet community, “Am I ugly?” He also invited strangers to call him a “fag.” C’mon, man. That’s not only insecure, it’s insensitive.
Listen: If you’re reading this, you’re beautiful. Yes, you. We all have our moments of insecurity, some longer than others, but everyone has something beautiful about them. Whether it’s your glowing skin, your shiny hair, your sparkling eyes, your dimples… Find what that is, know it, own it, and embrace it.
More importantly, know that your worth extends beyond the exterior. You have a heart and you have a mind. Are you awesome at math? Are you the best server on your volleyball team? A good painter? An awesome listener? Do you sound like Demi Lovato when you sing in the shower? Those are more attractive than any photo you post to Facebook or any video you post on YouTube. So if you’re ever tempted to post a video online asking, “Am I pretty?” know that the answer is yes. Now we can all go back to watching pandas sneeze.
How do you feel about “Am I ugly?” videos on YouTube? Would you ever post a video asking “Am I pretty?” Have you ever commented on a similar video? Let us know in the comments!
am i ugly youtube