Rob Lowe: No Place for Pretty People

Hey Kim Kardashian, Rob Lowe feels your pain.

The Parks and Recreation star is opening up about, what he calls, a bias toward attractive people. Rob — who’s been pretty since the Reagan era — recently gave a candid interview to New York magazine, in which he discussed the burden that can come from being one of the “beautiful ones.”

We should all be so lucky.

Rob argues:

“There’s this unbelievable bias and prejudice against quote-unquote good-looking people, that they can’t be in pain or they can’t have rough lives or be deep or interesting.”

This pretty problem was a mayjah problem for Rob during his ’80s heyday. The Wayne’s World star believes his looks limited the roles he could play; thankfully that changed with age.

Just weeks after turning 50, Lowe is back in the news with Love Life, a second memoir filled with revealing tidbits about a missed opportunity with Madonna and the chance he passed up to play Dr. McDreamy on Grey’s Anatomy. Rob also stars in the upcoming film Sex Tape — which he promotes by poking fun at his infamous underage sex tape scandal.

“Considering I pioneered the field, it’s high time I actually made some money in it.”

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