This is one of those occupations where being fat is sort of unavoidable- if your job was to live in Italy and work only a few hours a day, during which you remained stationary, you'd feel a little zaftig, too. I'm no connoisseur, but I wouldn't trust a thin opera singer with my aria further than I could throw them, if that makes any sense.*
Also, assuming that there's a certain amount of occupational incest going on-a dipping of pens in Metropolitan Opera Company ink, if you will- well, if I were an eager-to-please mezzo-soprano and I had to be pinned beneath 300 pounds of sweating, thrusting Pavarotti, I'd want all the cushioning I could get.
*It doesn't.Radio DJ
There's no real reason why a radio disc jockey would have to be attractive, other than to avoid the open-mouth gazes of others who behold their hideous faces, but statistically speaking, it just seems like there would at least be one DJ of note who wasn't completely busted. Perhaps there's some sort of social psych thing going on here, where society's taunts and judgments cause on to develop an outgoing, charismatic personality to compensate for lack of physical acceptance. Or maybe DJs really just don't give a shit about their appearance.
Not typically the girls, who keep themselves well-preserved through the use of a myriad of health and beauty products passed onto them by PR flacks (also, by starvation), but the men leave something to be desired, namely, other men. They don't call it a "face for magazines" for nothing.
*Not at any of the magazines where I freelance, of course.
Whatever it is that this guy does
Because he's really ugly.
Lead singer of the Pogues
OK, granted, Joe Strummer is a hotbed of sex, so he doesn't count, but if 2/3 of the people that had held your job were considered to be amongst the most unsavory people on the planet, you'd definitely start to question the job responsibilities. I mean, I know there's a reputation to be upheld, but considering that this is one of the few lead vocal jobs where you don't actually have to be able to carry a tune, you'd think some of those energies could be channeled elsewhere, say, into a toothbrush or razor.
Some might say this is a class bias (those not trying to live off my salary), but there are plenty of traditional hard laborering positions who would be considered sexy as a whole. Construction workers? Yes. Electricians? Yep. UPS men? Hell yeah. And yet, not one girl has ever confessed to a blue collar crush on the garbage man. This isn't because their day-to-day work isn't glamorous, or because they're covered in the juices of a thousand peoples' waste. It's simply because they're unattractive. Like Radio DJs, this might be a chicken-or-egg deal. I mean, there's only so many roadkill carcasses you can slog before the hair product starts to seem a little futile.
No one's ever had a hot landlord. No one's ever even had a passably average landlord. I haven't. You haven't. Think about it.
Also, why the hell is this movie available on DVD? I probably could have run the numbers for you on that one, 20th Century Fox.
Backwoods country store cashier
You'd think being the town's sole hub for purchasing food, medicine, and ammo would make you take a little pride in your appearance, but nope. Why? I'm guessing it's because ythey're the town's sole hub for purchasing food, medicine, and ammo, and they just don't need to. A little-known evil of a capitalist society/inbreeding.