In a national newspaper today, Emma Thompson describes herself as having ‘a great big zonking bottom’ proving even the most beautiful women can always find a flaw. Emma’s a super-smart girl with a degree from Cambridge and more acting awards than most mantlepieces have room for, and yet she’s worrying about her bottom! It just goes to show what a great leveler bottoms actually are. Conversely, research shows that men like a curvy figure and a voluptuous booty is a winner in their book. This picture of Emma and her actress mum, Phyllida Law, proves that no matter what state her derriere is in, she still looks radiant and utterly real-girl gorgeous.

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