It doesn't bother me but it seems to vex my elderly female relatives terribly.
They can't stand that pose, especially when the celebrity or VIP is wearing a form-fitting fabric, probably because it's drawing attention too close to the private parts, or something like that.
It can look a bit smug, I suppose, and I had to smile at Grazia magazine inferring that Jennifer Aniston must be pregnant from a photo of her, with her hands resting on the side of her breadboard-flat abdomen, at some book launch last week.
If it's possible she is actually expecting, she's on the naughty list from now on at my aunties' houses.
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