Student Shows What Happens When People Are Told They Are Beautiful

Published 9 years ago

You’re beautiful” sings James Blunt, and Shea Glover goes filming people reacting to her saying they’re beautiful. This 18-year-old student from Chicago made people blush and squirm in school hallways. Her M.O. was simple: start the camera, and say that she’s filming things that she finds beautiful.

The range of reactions is wild and varied. Many seem surprised to receive compliments; some might object to being called “thing,” At least one probably expected some motivational shouting in front of a green screen (wait, no, that’s Shae). “I conducted an independent project which evidently turned into a social experiment regarding beauty,” Glover wrote on YouTube. “I want to clarify that my intentions were not to get a reaction out of people. I was simply filming beauty and this is the result.

More info: youtube (h/t: boredpanda)

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Martynas Klimas

Writes like a mad dervish, rolls to dodge responsibility, might have bitten the Moon once.

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