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Pro-Anorexic Site Calls Kate Upton Fat

Our society is full of new fads: new phones, new computers, new styles and, apparently, a new view on what the perfect woman should look like.

Years ago, women aspired to have that curvaceous bod, the body that men loved and clothing flattered, the body that allowed women to look defined yet healthy.  But lately, that image has become dangerously morphed.  Curves have become a major no-no in the fashion world, in the movie world, in the real world.  Girls everywhere are reading magazines with advertisements featuring models who are slim enough to be mannequins and coiffed enough to look like bombshells.  See the problem with this is the definition of what a model truly is, something that I think this society seems to have forgotten.  A model is supposed to be an example, and an example is something representative and worthy of striving for.  Young girls who have not yet even had the opportunity to come into themselves are being taught or told to imitate the scary skinniness some of these “models” represent. Read more …

Beth Ditto Opens A Can Of STFU On Karl Lagerfeld Over “Fat” Adele Comments

Karl's "Fat" Comment
Adele is "a little too fat," according to designer Karl Lagerfeld. Read More »
Adele Responds
Adele responds to Karl Lagerfeld's comment that she's "a little too fat." Read More »
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“I don’t think Adele would deny that she was fat. And I bet she doesn’t. Karl Lagerfeld used to be fat himself, so you gotta think about that. He’s obviously not proud of that fact. I also think that people give him way too much power! He’s just an eccentric designer who makes amazing art but doesn’t always say the coolest shit. …

I doubt, and I hope, and I’m pretty confident, that [Adele] does not think about Karl Lagerfeld, ever. I bet that is the last thing on her mind at night. She’s falling asleep on her 85 Grammys and however many millions of albums she’s sold and however many millions of dollars that she has, and is just probably thinking, like, ‘You know what – all right!’”

– Leave it to Beth Ditto from The Gossip to be the voice of reason on Karl Lagerfeld, aka Uncle Karl, aka that old dude who designs for Chanel and seems to get away with saying all kinds of horrible things like calling Adele “a little too fat” and fashion groupies French-kiss his arse anyway. I co-sign everything she said. [London Evening Standard via Fashionista]

The Soapbox: On Jessica Simpson, Fat-Shaming & Reclaiming The Word “Fat”

Jess Gives Birth!
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She's going to be "a mummy"! Read More »
Body Snarking Angelina
Why ragging on Angelina Jolie's thin physique is wrong. Read More »
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A fashion blog for women who are proud of their bodies! Read More »

Fat-shaming. Maybe it’s happened to you, or maybe you’ve perpetrated it against someone else. Fat-shaming is making people feel uncomfortable, wrong or bad for being overweight or obese. Some fat-shamers will tell you that they’re doing it as a means of encouraging the overweight person to lose weight, but most, oh, sane people will argue that fat-shaming does little in the way of motivation, and actually harms.

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If Kelly Osbourne And Christina Aguilera Could Never Call Each Other “Fat” Again, I Will Die Happy

Kelly Vs. Xtina
kelly osbourne calls christina aguilera fat
Kelly defends calling Christina fat with "eye for an eye" excuse. Read More »
Too Fat?!
That's what a renowned modeling agency said about this model. Read More »
Former Fat Kid
... responds to the Vogue mom who put her 7yo daughter on a diet. Read More »
Kelly Osbourne in Glamour magazine photo

“Sometimes it’s other people’s voices you have to shut out. That’s what happened with me and Christina Aguilera, which people don’t understand. She called me fat for years. One night on ‘Fashion Police’ I said, ‘F—k you. Now you’re fat too.’ I didn’t say I wasn’t fat. I said, ‘Now you know how it feels.’ And I’m sorry, but I stand by that. I make a point on the show never to say anything about anybody that I wouldn’t say directly to their face. I’m famous, and she’s famous; it doesn’t mean I can’t stand up for myself. I took it for 10 years and finally decided to be like, ‘You know what? I’m done.’ And that’s the last thing I will ever say about it.”

I can appreciate that Kelly Osbourne was trying to share body confidence tips as a “former fat person” with Glamour magazine. However, being happy about calling another woman “fat” on national television is a bullshit body confidence tip. These two remind me of middle school girls. [Glamour]

Tatyana Ali’s Show “Love That Girl” Fat-Shames A Big Girl … Who Happens To Be My Friend, Erica Watson

Erica Watson Q&A
The actress talks about her on woman show and "Precious." Read More »
Fatshionable
A fashion blog for women who are proud of their bodies! Read More »
Plus-Size Models
plus-size models on vogue italia
Vogue Italia features three plus-size cover models. Read More »
Erica Watson Love That Girl
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“Making fun of the fat girl” is the oldest and most cliché gag in TV history. And when Tatyana Ali’s show “Love That Girl” made fun of a fat girl in a recent episode, they were downright cruel. Instead of using a stock image or say, not mocking a plus-sized woman’s body at all, the show used an image of a real, plus-size woman.

And she just happened to be my friend, the actress, comedian and gorgeous plus-size woman Erica Watson. Keep reading »

Soapbox: Did Kelly Osbourne Really Just Call Christina Aguilera Fat?

Christina's Mugshot
Christina Aguilera Mug Shot
Oof, that's not dirrty, that's just sad. Read More »
kelly osbourne calls christina aguilera fat

“I was never that fat,” Kelly Osbourne said of Christina Aguilera‘s look at the Michael Jackson Tribute Concert. Kelly justified her unkind remarks with this: ”She called me fat for so many f**king years … so you know what? F**k you! You’re fat too.” Oh. No. She. Didn’t.

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