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23rd May '17 10:11:40 AM tromag
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* Subverted in ''Film/ShallowHal,'' when Hal (Jack Black) believes that his "slender" love-interest (Gwyneth Paltrow) has been abused into simply ''thinking'' she's not beautiful -- when in fact he's simply been ''hypnotized'' into thinking that she looks like Gwyneth Paltrow and she really weighs 300 lbs.

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* Subverted in ''Film/ShallowHal,'' when Hal (Jack Black) believes that his "slender" love-interest (Gwyneth Paltrow) has been abused into simply ''thinking'' she's not beautiful -- when in fact he's simply been ''hypnotized'' into thinking that she looks doesn't understand why Rosemary is always deprecating her own looks, despite looking like Gwyneth Paltrow Paltrow. He assumes she's doing this, then comes to believe that she has poor self-esteem because of her upbringing. In fact, he's been hypnotized into seeing her as thin, and she really weighs 300 lbs.
18th May '17 1:24:33 PM KiwiNeko14
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* In ''Webcomics/TheRockCocks'' (pages 273 and 274), Dakota goes self-deprecating himself, mentioning he finds himself unattractive. Suria retorts by telling him he has the potential to be a [[TheCasanova Ladykiller]].

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* In ''Webcomics/TheRockCocks'' ''Webcomic/TheRockCocks'' (pages 273 and 274), Dakota goes self-deprecating himself, mentioning he finds himself unattractive. Suria retorts by telling him he has the potential to be a [[TheCasanova Ladykiller]].
18th May '17 1:23:18 PM KiwiNeko14
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* In ''Webcomics/TheRockCocks'' (pages 273 and 274), Dakota goes self-deprecating himself, mentioning he finds himself unattractive. Suria retorts by telling him he has the potential to be a [[TheCasanova Ladykiller]].
13th May '17 10:21:14 AM mouschilight
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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', [[spoiler: Kushina]] says this word by word when we finally meet her, [[spoiler: even if she's, well, dead. ItMakesSenseInContext.]] She even apologizes to [[spoiler: Naruto for giving him her face]].

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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', [[spoiler: Kushina]] Kushina says this word by for word when we Naruto finally meet meets her, [[spoiler: [[DeadPersonConversation even if she's, well, dead. ItMakesSenseInContext.]] dead]]. She even apologizes to [[spoiler: Naruto for giving him her face]].face.
12th May '17 6:51:00 PM Rayfire
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* ''Anime/KikisDeliveryService'' has Kiki explicitly says this when Ursula the artist asks to do her portrait and asks why she is bothering with it. Ursula responds with a laugh and firmly explains that Kiki is very petty and she will not take no as an answer.

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* ''Anime/KikisDeliveryService'' has Kiki explicitly says this when Ursula the artist asks to do her portrait and asks why she is bothering with it. Ursula responds with a laugh and firmly explains that Kiki is very petty pretty and she will not take no as an answer.
12th May '17 3:17:56 PM NNinja
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* Akane from ''VisualNovel/NineHoursNinePersonsNineDoors'' claims this combined with ACupAngst if you examine her photo in the cargo room.
28th Apr '17 7:04:47 AM XFllo
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* In ''Literature/HowlsMovingCastle'', it's more of a matter that Sophie lacked confidence and self-esteem to see herself as pretty and sees herself as plain and doomed to a boring life.
** And [[WrongGenreSavvy Wrong Genre Saviness]]: Sophie ''is'' the eldest of three sisters, and ''is'' the protagonist of a story - she just assumes it's a classic fairy tale instead of modern fantasy.

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* In ''Literature/HowlsMovingCastle'', it's more of a matter that Sophie lacked confidence and self-esteem to see herself as pretty and sees herself as plain and doomed to a boring life.
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life. And [[WrongGenreSavvy Wrong Genre Saviness]]: Sophie ''is'' the eldest of three sisters, and ''is'' the protagonist of a story - she just assumes it's a classic fairy tale instead of modern fantasy.



* Early on, ''Literature/JaneEyre'' believes [[ByronicHero Mr. Rochester]] isn't interested in a homely woman like her, and is instead pursuing [[AlphaBitch Blanche Ingram]], a beautiful and classy dame.

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* Early on, ''Literature/JaneEyre'' on in ''Literature/JaneEyre'', Jane believes [[ByronicHero Mr. Rochester]] isn't interested in a homely woman like her, and is instead pursuing [[AlphaBitch Blanche Ingram]], a beautiful and classy dame. Jane most likely is not drop-dead gorgeous, but the text implies she is actually prettier than she gives herself credit for.



* Most Website/{{Facebook}} users have that one friend who posts statuses along these lines. Usually they're [[AttentionWhore fishing for compl]][[ComplimentFishing iments.]]And then again, they may not. Once again, it all depends on the person and their self esteem.
17th Apr '17 10:07:57 PM WildeOscar
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* Although he's very egotistical about his intelligence and diagnostic abilities, Gregory ''Series/{{House}}'' has inexplicably described himself as "not great-looking".
16th Apr '17 2:13:15 AM BB8ForPresident
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* ''Series/ASongOfIceAndFire'': Arya Stark genuinely believes she's ugly, and is outright confused when people suggest otherwise. Justified as she grew up being bullied about her appearance by her [[{{BigBrotherBully}} classically attractive older sister]] (who was predicted to become one of the most beautiful women in Westeros) and nicknamed Arya "Horseface". It also seemed to be a case of being an odd one out among her family, as most of her siblings took after their attractive mother with auburn hair, fine cheekbones and blue eyes, while Arya inherited her Dad and half brother's brown hair, grey eyes and long face. The fact Arya spends much of the series disguised as a boy and surviving as a commoner in a war zone doesn't help, but she is noted to be spitting image of her Aunt Lyanna who grew up to be a "wild beauty" and several characters call her pretty.
2nd Mar '17 3:40:49 PM jccw227
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* Marcia from ''Series/TheBradyBunch'' declares this when she has to wear braces.
-->'''Marcia:''' (sobbing) I'm ugly! Ugly! Ugly!
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