Hollywood's Muscle-Drug Epidemic
J Thoendell stashed this in Film
Critics have rightly savaged magazines like Cosmopolitan for producing covers with models whose bodies were airbrushed in impossible ways. Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Ben Johnson, and Lance Armstrong saw their reputations destroyed after evidence of their performance-enhancing drug abuse emerged. Yet male actors, many of whom are quite obviously enhancing their own performances, are rarely criticized or even questioned about the significance of this behavior.