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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards

Joanna Gaines

Finalist in House & Home

About Joanna Gaines

Design queen Joanna Gaines has had a pivotal year. The HGTV Fixer Upper star and "poster girl of perfection" reached a moment of clarity in 2019 in acknowledgment of social media perfectionism negatively ruling her life. Publicly taking a step back from the social media that can "rob us of authentic moments," Joanna and husband Chip wrapped their final episode of Fixer Upper in the interest of living their authentic lives. Her confession sparked a widespread discourse of social media pressures, as Joanna is quickly becoming an influencer in internet integrity, proclaiming "the world needs who you were made to be," and celebrating beauty in the unfiltered.

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