Posts tagged "thinspiration"

Travel Channel Pulls Adam Richman’s “Man Finds Food” After #Thinspiration Rant

Adam Richman from the shows “Man vs. Food” and “Man Finds Food” made abusive comments an Instagram thread last week after some of his followers objected the use of…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2014 - 9:31 am

Plus-Size Model Robyn Lawley Talks Dangerous Thigh Gaps

Plus size model Robyn Lawley penned a wonderful post on The Daily Beast about the dangers of thigh gaps and “thinspiration.” What I especially liked about her post was that she avoided…

College Candy | October 30, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Alexa Chung On Body Image & How Naturally Thin Girls Can’t Win Either

“I think it’s about time people stopped judging women on their appearance and more on their intellect. Like you can appreciate my style without having to appreciate my weight. It’s…

Jessica Wakeman | October 12, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Kate Upton Responds To Fat-Shaming Blogger

“I’m not going to starve just to be thin. I want to enjoy life and I can’t if I’m not eating and miserable.”
– Here’s Kate Upton in the UK’s…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2012 - 2:20 pm

An Open Letter To Thinspiration Blogs

Dear Thinspiration Blogs,

At first I didn’t really understand you. I mean, I’d heard of the “pro-ana” blogs that lurked in dark corners of the internet, encouraging starvation…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 18, 2012 - 11:00 am

So, What’s Wrong With This Karlie Kloss Photo?

Last week, a series of photos of model Karlie Kloss went up on Vogue Italia’s website. The shots, by photographer Stephen Meisel, prominently featured the mostly-nude body of Kloss. But…

Julie Gerstein | December 9, 2011 - 11:20 am

Kate Moss-Inspired “Nothing Tastes As Good As Skinny Feels” Kid’s Shirt Banned

You’ve got to wonder, sometimes, what marketing people are thinking when they make decisions like the one Brit company Zazzle made to allow a children’s T-shirt to be sold with…

Julie Gerstein | August 12, 2011 - 11:40 am

Kate Middleton Is “Thinspiration” On Pro-Anorexia Websites

Palace PR disaster: Kate Middleton is the new “thinspiration” icon held up by pro-anorexia and pro-bulimia bloggers. Kate has always been slender and athletic, but she dropped a noticeable amount…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Girl Talk: My Love/Hate Relationship With Thinspiration Blogs

The other night, I was wading through all the junk scattered around my apartment, starting to panic because I couldn’t find a book I needed to review. I threw out…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | December 23, 2010 - 3:00 pm