Posts tagged "body snarking"

Surprise! Vogue Didn’t Photoshop The Hell Out Of Lena Dunham After All

Yesterday, the lady blog Jezebel posted that they were willing to pay $10,000 for unretouched photos from Lena Dunham's Vogue cover shoot, writing: Our desire to see these images pre-Photoshop is not about seeing what Dunham herself "really" looks like; we can see that every Sunday night or with a cursory Google search. She's everywhere.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 17, 2014

A Star Magazine Cover You Will Certainly Never Ever See

What if tabloids snarked on men's bodies--like Quentin Tarantino, Gerard Depardieu, Rob Kardashian and Gerard Butler, featured here--the way they constantly snark on women? Instead of mag covers deriding "stars without makeup" or telling us who has the best and worst "beach bodies," we might see covers on the most egregious beer bellies in Hollywood…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 27, 2013

Evening Quickies: Jerks Are Saying Jennifer Lawrence Is Too Fat To Play Katniss

Jerky movie critics are whining that Jennifer Lawrence had too much "lingering baby fat" to play Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games," a character who is supposed to be desperately hungry. Yes, "fat" is exactly what I think when I look at this picture. [NYMag.com] Geraldo Rivera apologized for his insensitive tweet last week, which…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 27, 2012

Margaret Cho Explains Her Profanity-Laden Twitter Tirade Against Fat Shamers

"When someone says something negative about my face or body I will always and forever just completely lose my shit, because I have so much hatred in me, a violence that lies just beneath the surface of my delightfully illustrated skin. Being called ugly and fat and disgusting to look at from the time I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 13, 2012

The Soapbox: Fashion Policing Can Be Brutal

A note about this piece: The Frisky obviously regularly features our own brand of celebrity fashion policing (The Good, The Bad & The WTF, generally). When Sally, who regularly writes for us, pitched me this topic, I thought she had a valid point, one that many share and that she would argue well. Having her

By: Sally McGraw / November 22, 2011

Miley Cyrus & More Stars Who’ve Battled Weight Criticism

Miley Cyrus slammed weight critics this week on Twitter -- but she's hardly the first female star to face criticism over her body in public. "I LOVE being shaped like a WOMAN & trust me ladies your man won't mind either," Miley said to all the haters who bashed her for having a fuller face (but still looking…

By: TooFab / November 19, 2011