Katy Bates showed you could be fat and still make it big in films. Clint Eastwood demonstrated several times that you could grow out of making bad films and start producing and acting in ones which will be classics. And now Kim Novak, at age 81, let the world know that you could have the courage to show up at a special event and not give good face.
Over the years Liz Taylor didn't give good face. The tabloids only had moderate fun about that. One wonders, though, how Taylor would fare in the era of social media. The world of Twitter was hard on Novak. Here is the sad tale.