Seventeen Japanese magazine Save Seventeen Japanese: Controversy In the late s, some people criticised several young female magazines, including Seventeen, for "forcing their readers to have unhealthy lifestyles". Seventeen kept silent about it, but in the early s, Seventeen eventually started to feature some "fat" female models. Since then, there are always some "fat models" among the Seventeen models, however, the percentage is still low.
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The show consisted of 17 young women competing for an internship at and a college scholarship. They picked 17 girls from around the United States who were not only photogenic but also had been at the top of their class, to provide a role model for young women. The girls were flown to New York, where they would take part in a contest similar in format to The Apprentice — they would be given tasks to be done by Atoosa, and in each episode one of the girls would be eliminated from the competition. The winner would get her face on the cover of Seventeen magazine , a college scholarship and would be offered an internship job on the magazine. The criteria for elimination were not only performing poorly — Atoosa was watchful of how the girls talked when no one else was in the room, via cameras set up around the house. In one elimination, for example, Atoosa sat down with the girl and explained that she didn't feel that the girl was in the contest for the 'right' reasons — video clips were shown to the viewers which showed the girl talking to her other roommates and explaining that she was more interested in the face-time she would get for being part of an MTV show.
Baby, it's time to think. Week three of Teen Heartthrob Madness, and only four dudes from Seventeen remain to vy for your hearts and votes. Here's a look at the Seventeen bracket as it currently stands: