body image

Um, No: Ch’Arms, The Bodyshapers For Your Arms

You can blame Michelle Obama for this one. Thanks, Mobama, for making America so obsessed with your sculpted guns. Of course, most of us are too lazy to work out…

Leonora Epstein | November 30, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Portia De Rossi Believes “The Beauty Myth”

“The word ‘feminism’ has completely disappeared. No one wants to associate themselves with that because the culture did a fantastic job of making feminists ugly, and saying that ugly is…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2010 - 7:30 pm

MTV’s Newest Reality Show? “I Used To Be Fat”

Drunk off the success of “16 & Pregnant” and “Jersey Shore,” MTV is adding another reality TV show to its line-up: “I Used To Be Fat.” The show follows overweight…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2010 - 5:45 pm

I Feel Sorry For The Marie Claire “Fatties” Author

I have a high threshold for sexist, sizeist, classist, and racist things that people write on the internet because I’ve seen so much of it over the years. But the…

Jessica Wakeman | October 27, 2010 - 4:20 pm

“OK!” Magazine Co-Opts Bullying For Stars “Bullied For Their Weight”

The effects of bullying are in the news everywhere lately, from the teen girl, Megan Meier, who killed herself after being harassed on MySpace, to Rutgers freshman Tyler Clementi and…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2010 - 11:10 am

MovieReshape Turns Celebrity Bean Poles Into Brawny Hunks

Have you ever looked at an actor’s body and thought, I know he or she doesn’t look like that in real life, while watching a movie, TV show…

Susannah Breslin | October 19, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Hold That Latte, Lady! Extra Pounds Could Chop $13K Off Your Salary (But Dudes, Go Right Ahead)

You know you’ll get penalized at work if you stumble in every day of the week at 11 a.m. hungover. Who knew your salary would be penalized for binging on…

Jessica Wakeman | October 13, 2010 - 2:40 pm

We’re With Vintage Cybill On Her Anti-Photoshopping Stance

Remember the late-’90s show “Cybill,” starring Cybill Shepherd? Here’s a clip from our favorite episode in which Cybill models for a shoe campaign only to find a billboard of…

Leonora Epstein | October 1, 2010 - 11:40 am

Woman With World’s Largest Breasts Finally Has Her Circus Boobs Removed

Earlier this summer, the world met Sheyla Hershey of Houston, Texas, who possesses the world’s biggest breasts. Sheyla’s knockers measure in at 38KKK, courtesy of some sketchy-sounding surgery that took…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2010 - 7:45 pm

W Magazine Says “The Girl Who Eats Her Feelings” Is A Back-To-School Look

“The girl who eats her feelings” is a new trend-setting clique to emulate, says W magazine’s recent piece on back-to-school style. If they were trying to describe the trend of…

Jessica Wakeman | September 3, 2010 - 2:45 pm

What Will Jessica Simpson’s “Real Models” Look Like At Fashion Week?

Jessica Simpson: crusader for pro-curves causes or hypocrite with too many body insecurities? The pop star has certainly been vocal about body acceptance, voicing her opinion recently in Lucky that,…

Leonora Epstein | August 27, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Jessica Simpson Is Talking About Her Body. Again.

Jessica Simpson really fails at this setting-a-good-example thing. I know “The Price of Beauty,” her VH1 reality show, tries to impart the idea that beauty comes in all shapes, sizes…

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2010 - 11:20 am

Quotable: Michelle Obama Doesn’t Talk Weight With Her Girls

“We have conversations around health, food, and activity. I tell them sports are something I want them to engage in because it’s good for them. It’s good to practice teamwork,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 7, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Would You Rather … Have Crystal Renn, Agyness Deyn, Or Heidi Klum’s Body?

Welcome to Would You Rather, a game in which we concoct hypothetical style dilemmas and ask you to choose which option’s worse.

It might not seem like it, but…

Leonora Epstein | July 29, 2010 - 11:50 am

Kim Kardashian Dispenses Body Image Advice Over Twitter

Jessica Alba is not the only woman in the world with a fan desperate to get plastic surgery to look like her. This weekend, Kim Kardashian instructed a fan over…

Jessica Wakeman | July 26, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Tavi’s Open Letter To Seventeen Magazine Over Its “Fat & Ugly” Cover Line

Prodigious pint-sized blogger Tavi has lept on the Seventeen magazine bashing bandwagon. And for good reason: The 13-year-old penned an open letter to Seventeen on her blog, The Style Rookie,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Girl Talk: My Mom Wants Me To Lose Weight

It had been a bleak year. I started taking anti-depressants and was slowly putting on weight, as the side effects had warned. This alone was not a problem: guys always…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2010 - 1:59 pm

Possessing The World’s Largest Breasts Creates A Unique Set Of Problems, Woman Finds

If there’s one thing I like more than a boobs story, it’s a deadly boobs story. Brazilian model Sheyla Hershey, 30, of Houston, Texas, is in possession of the world’s…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Crystal Renn, Full-Figured No More?

Crystal Renn looks very svelte in these recently released Fashion for Passion promotional photos. [Ford Models] …

Susannah Breslin | July 1, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Only Plastic Surgery Will Give You Designer Shoulders

We here at The Frisky try to take a “free to be you and me” attitude when it comes to body image, but today we are here to tell you…

Susannah Breslin | July 1, 2010 - 1:40 pm
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