‘Sweat, snot, eye bags’: celeb mums post honest selfies

Too often motherhood is sugarcoated and idealised in movies, television and fashion magazines.

Supermodel mums pose semi-nude on glossy covers and blockbusters feature perfectly-dressed women carting three kids around their flawlessly furnished apartments.

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Case in point: Nicole Trunfio’s June 2015 Elle magazine cover. Most mums don’t look like this:


Now, it’s finally time for the illusion to be shattered courtesy of two of Hollywood’s newest mothers – Olivia Wilde and Brooklyn Decker.

First, Wilde took to Instagram to share an image of her tired face and messy hair with the caption: “I call this hairstyle, ‘keep the kid alive’. Products you’ll need: sweat, string cheese, diaper rash cream, chewed up crayon, snot, and an enthusiastic spritz of panic.”

The 31-year-old actress is mum to 18-month-old son Otis, her son with actor Jason Sudeikis.

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Next, swimsuit model and actress Brooklyn Decker – who has just had her first child with tennis star Andy Roddick – followed suit with two very honest photos of her own.

The first showed off Decker’s breast pump with the caption: “This is my life now.”

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Decker’s second post was similar to Wilde’s, showing her tired face with the caption: “Undereye bags. Haven’t colored my hair in months. There’s dried breast milk errrrywhere. Nevermind the scrunchie.”

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Meanwhile, Australian model Robyn Lawley went on her own crusade against body shakers, posting a revealing photo of her stretch marks after giving birth to her first child in March.

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In a Facebook post, Lawley said she decided to share the photo because: “They are some bad a** ‪#‎tigerstripes‬. And I earned them.”

Props to these ladies for keeping it real.

Just for the record, you might recognise them looking more like this:

From left: Olivia Wilde, Brooklyn Decker and Robyn Lawley.

From left: Olivia Wilde, Brooklyn Decker and Robyn Lawley.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Swedish doppelgänger

Here’s Leonardo DiCaprio, Hollywood mega star, as a young man in 1996’s Romeo + Juliet:


And here is 21-year-old Swedish model Konrad Annerud, Leo’s doppelgänger of the highest degree:

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Seriously, this is insane:


We think Konrad, who is also a budding musician, might be well aware of this fact because his Instagram feed is full of Leo-like poses.

Like this:


And this:


DiCaprio fans, Titanic-era Leo lives on and he’s just a plane ticket to Sweden away.

Meanwhile, in Clooneyville…

George and Amal adopted a dog.

It’s a basset hound named Millie with an adorably droopy face.

That’s all. The picture is all you need, really.



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