Hilariously the site is apparently for ‘average-looking women’, and although we can’t imagine who would sign up, or why, it appears to be genuine.The reason why an ugly guy can have a hot girlfriend is that women can feel attracted to men for reasons other than looks.The curve is symmetric and surprisingly charitable: a woman is as likely to be considered extremely ugly as extremely beautiful, and the majority of women have been rated about “medium.” The chart normalized, even though it’s just the unfiltered opinions of our male users.Given the popular wisdom that Hollywood, the Internet, and Photoshop have created unrealistic expectations of how a woman should look, I found the fairness and, well, realism, of this gray arc kind of heartening.You’re totally over Tinder and whichever other dating app it was that you tried last week.Isn’t it just better to hang out in the produce aisle and ask women how to tell if a cantaloupe is ripe?
But does that fully explain why goddess Serena Williams insists on keeping company with pasty boy-muffin Alexis Ohanian? (Maybe he studied enchantment spells in med school.)As unseemly as it may be to admit, when you survey the swath of famous women dating or married to average men, speculation about what's going on behind closed doors becomes unavoidable. "I don't have that kind of 'I love the bad guys' thing.Funnily enough, I had to write about a dozen beautiful female users before anyone would even get back to me. Anyhow, I know attractiveness is far from a universal concept, but maybe keep these folks in mind as we go through the data.Our chart shows how men have rated women, on a scale from 0 to 5.Women are criticized for having the audacity to exist past the age of forty, but contrary to popular belief, men are the ones who really go to seed as the years tick by.In order to examine the gender/looks gap firsthand, just find your nearest gaggle of middle-aged humans: The ladies all look like they've just rubbed fancy emulsions into their crow's feet after having jogged ten miles to the chia-seed buffet (because they probably did).