Celebrities and their weight have been a controversial topic for a long time now, not because it matters, but because they are making such a huge deal out of it! Every fashion or beauty magazine pictures singers and actresses as Goddesses, and the rest of the World must struggle in order to fit into those standards. Of course, they’re not fooling anyone with those photoshopped images, but we just can’t keep our eyes off the gossip, can we?
Kim Kardashian is known for the show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”, where she stated that she was weighing 125 lbs. A lot of criticism arose when an unretouched image was leaked. Of course, the queen of curves fired back and stated that she is proud of her body and that she is glad that the picture came out because it shows that she is not perfect and that’s perfectly OK.
Christina Hendricks suffered a lot of criticism and injustice when it came to her body and weight. Her photos were even distorted to make her look wider, which she found out and gracefully responded that, when looking at the pictures of herself, she likes what she sees.
America Ferrera is also a victim of distorted pictures that show a bigger version of herself. The passive-aggressiveness of the media did not stop there. In an interview, she was asked how does she feel about being the spokesperson for the curvy women in Hollywood. She responded that she sometimes worries more about losing weight than gaining.
Beyonce did get to avoid the scrutinizing looks of the media and she faced a lot of diverse opinions. When she abruptly lost 20 pounds, she was criticized for losing too much weight and a while after that she faced pregnancy rumors. Fortunately, Beyonce was perfectly content with herself and even wrote a song in response to all the criticism, the Bootylicious track.
Kelly Clarkson had her fair share of criticism and mean comments. She was the first winner of American Idol and some of the worst comments were aimed at her, unfortunately. However, she fired back in a humorous manner saying that she is a curvy lady and if she would die tomorrow she does not want to meet God on an empty stomach.
The rumors and criticism on her body were consistent and started even before she got pregnant with twins. Mariah Carey had to prove them wrong, so in an interview, she requested the interviewers for Page Six to feel her toned abdomen and legs so see it for themselves.
Jennifer Hudson received mean comments about her weight ever since she appeared on American Idol. She even faced the audacity of one of her interviewers who asked ‘How does it feel to be plus-sized in Hollywood?’. Funny enough, she looked around herself and asked “Who is she talking to”?
Jennnifer Lopez is known for her curvy body that paved the way for other artists with similar characteristics. Unfortunately, she was criticized for the size of her thighs or legs multiple times. However, she managed to face these comments with a smile on her face saying that she can’t imagine being thinner than this and that she is perfectly content with her body shape.
Jessica Alba had to suffer distorted and altered pictures of herself, also. But this time, most of her famous curves were erased. The actress justified herself by saying that she just can’t go back to the body she had in the past no matter how hard she tried.
Jennifer Love Hewitt is one of the actresses who received criticism on her bikini body. Some pictures of her on the beach started a lot of comments, which were not that nice. She proudly stated that her size is not considered fat and it will never be.
Scarlett Johansson was described as “curvy”, “voluptuous” and even “healthy”, none of which were meant as compliments. The actress stated that it’s not pleasant to have a curvy body, for the simple reason that people use to objectify you. She also says that she has her own beauty standards to achieve and that is important.
Jessica Biel is considered “one of the most beautiful women alive”, but even that can’t stop the media to spread some unpleasant comments about her appearance. This time, her curves were not considered “fat”, but “muscular”. She stated that she takes care of her body and exercises a lot in order to keep those muscles.
Tyra Banks ignited the “fat talk” conducted by the media by appearing in a swimsuit and being photographed while wearing it. However, she managed it pretty well by disregarding any of those comments.
Drew Barrymore endured criticism even when she was a child. The media did not stop there and continued throwing insults on her way even after she became an adult. Barrymore said that she’d rather have a few more pounds than less. The veteran actress stated that either way, they will always find something to comment.
Rihanna kept receiving “fat accusations” after she moved from Barbados to the United States, where she was considered “curvier” than the rest of the ladies. However, Rihanna said she feels satisfied with her body, even if it’s not perfect according to the book.
Renee Zellweger was often criticized for her body weight when she starred in Bridget Jones’ Diary and had to gain a few pounds for the role. She considered the comments boring and said that it’s not a great sacrifice to gain a few pounds to play the character you like.
Christina Aguilera started gaining weight after the separation from her husband and that is when the insults appeared. However, she states that women everywhere should not be ashamed of her bodies. Some people admired her new look comparing her with Marilyn Monroe.
When making an appearance in this black dress, Pink received a lot of bad comments on her appearance. But that did not last long because she fired back saying that she is fine, happy and her healthy curvy body is taking a time off.
Unfortunately, Demi Lovato had her share of body-shaming and insults even when she shared that she has been through a battle with an eating disorder. The artist had the last word saying that she learned to love her curvy body.
Even with her successful career, Serena Williams still had to endure comments about her muscular body. However, her actions spoke louder than words when she responded being photographed in a black bodysuit and showing her athletic body.
Oprah Winfrey is considered to have a great influence on the talk TV. During her career, her weight fluctuated and that also attracted some comments from the public. However, she managed to stay healthy, found a way to be happy with herself and ignore the rest.
The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton is a known figure and that makes the media take a closer look at her and start throwing mean comments. Of course, she faced them with dignity and elegance and proved them that no matter the weight, she will also have a great attitude.
Hayden Panettiere attracted a lot of attention due to her petite frame and curvy body. The attention she received was not always good, but she always managed to face the comments with a smile on her face and a lot of admiration from her fans.
Miley Cyrus has been a popular figure since her Hannah Montana days and that comes with a lot of not so pleasant comments on her weight. However, her popularity is only rising and at only 24-years-old she is ready to take on the world and ignore the critics.
Hillary Duff has always been a great actress and ever since her pregnancy she received undeserved attention from the critics. But that did not bring her down, she is satisfied with her appearance and body weight and considers it’s only normal to gain a few pounds during the pregnancy.