Are handsome men intimidating
Extraordinarily handsome men generally win at life.They’re more popular, get more p*ssy, and are hired at all the best jobs with ease.
Beauty Privilege is a real thing, but so is its angsty emo cousin, Beauty Bias.They posit that some male employers and those in hiring positions have a competitive feeling with colleagues, particularly in competitive or commission-based fields.Since handsome men are viewed as more competent and high-achieving, they want to keep them the hell away from their sales and clients.Pitesa says, “When there are these subtle hints of competition within colleagues, as is often the case, then attractive males are actually at a disadvantage, and they’re actually discriminated against.” Before we organize a telethon to help the sufferers of Gorgeousness, let’s remember that there are still those other advantages.Don Draper, played by Jon Hamm in the TV series Mad Men, was a serial cheat, liar and borderline alcoholic, but his dashing charm and good looks allowed him to win women time and time again.Draper is pictured above on the left with his secretary and wife Megan Draper, played by Jessica Pare In what psychologists call the 'halo effect', people warm up to others with positive characteristics such as attractiveness - and that judgement significantly effects how they view their future behaviour.
For example, Don Draper, played by Jon Hamm in the TV series Mad Men, was a serial cheat, liar and borderline alcoholic, but his dashing charm and good looks allowed him to win women time and time again.
Paolo goes his own way; Taking time out reminded Paolo Nutini how much he loves making music and gave him another number one album to boot.
These each affect women differently than men because Sexism.
Think about it—if you see an extremely beautiful woman, you don’t immediately think that she must also be an intelligent captain of industry who probably owns a yacht.
On the other hand, a Brad Pitt-ish appearance can yield more romantic options, an automatic assumption of intelligence, and a higher paycheck.
(The more-money-for-hotties stats apply to lovely lady lookers as well, but women on the whole earn less than men, so once again we can raise a glass to Sexism and keep talking about you dudes.) Researcher Marko Pitesa and his team found that the very handsomeness that might increase that paycheck could also prevent the Idris Elbas of the world from ever getting that well-paying position in the first place.