• ELLEN DEGENERES, 56 photo | Ellen DeGeneres

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Published: Friday April 18, 2014 06:00 AM EDT



"We put the wrong emphasis on what beauty is and what health is," DeGeneres once told Katie Couric. "Health is being vibrant and having energy and being happy – if you're healthy, it's got nothing to do with how much you weigh. The way that magazines airbrush everything, women are looking at bodies like that going … 'I'm supposed to look like that?' It's not important."

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