Posts tagged "weight"

Adele Would Only Lose Weight If She Couldn’t Have Sex

“I read a comment on YouTube that I thought would upset me — ‘Test pilot for pies’ — but I’ve always been fine with it. I would only lose weight…

Ami Angelowicz | November 9, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Jennifer Lawrence Talks Weight, Compares Herself To Val Kilmer

“In Hollywood, I’m obese. I’m considered a fat actress. I’m Val Kilmer in that one picture on the beach. … I’m never going to starve myself for a part. I…

Rachel Krause | November 8, 2012 - 2:30 pm

Kelly Osbourne Is On The Plate Diet

Hark! Please stop what you’re doing and pay attention to this important celebrity diet news! An anonymous source told Now magazine that Kelly Osbourne is staying thin by eating food that…

Ami Angelowicz | October 10, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Christina Aguilera: “You Are Working With A Fat Girl”

Update, 3:40 p.m.: Ooof. We now hear via Just Jared that these quotes are supposedly fake. Christina’s rep has said she never made these comments to Billboard. We’ll keep you…

Jessica Wakeman | October 1, 2012 - 11:40 am

The Soapbox: In Comedy Is “Fat & White” The New “Sassy & Black”?

I was recently contacted through my website by a pregnant black woman who inquired about hiring me to perform standup at her baby shower. She and her husband were diehard…

Erica Watson | August 31, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Had An Eating Disorder

This piece is part of The Frisky’s How To Deal Week, in which we’re tackling mental health issues.

A week before my high school graduation, my doctor told me…

Katie Elliot | August 24, 2012 - 1:00 pm

8 Celebs Who Swear By The “Sex Diet”

When celebs share their diet and exercise tips, we listen. Even if the tips involve things like eating only baby food or jumping around in Kangoo boots. Hey, whatever works!

Ami Angelowicz | August 9, 2012 - 9:00 am

“Weight Loss” Perfume Sounds Just About As Legitimate As Any “Weight Loss” Anything

There is no shortage of bizarre products and tools claiming mystical weight loss properties that will have you dropping pounds as if the basic rites of diet and exercise never…

Rachel Krause | August 1, 2012 - 9:20 am

Mirror, Mirror: Am I The Only Person Who Eats Carbs?

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | July 19, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Michael Phelps Talks About His Weight Gain After The Beijing Olympics

“It was weird going from the highest of the high, the biggest point of your life—winning eight gold medals—and then saying, ‘All right, where do I go from here?’ I…

Ami Angelowicz | July 10, 2012 - 9:20 am

Girl Talk: The Things That Freak Me Out When I Think About Myself In A Bikini

I don’t want to write about bikinis. I want to write about the amazing blue cheese dressing I made with buttermilk! (For some reason, I think buttermilk is the coolest…

Kate Fridkis | June 13, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Mirror, Mirror: I Was The Skinny Girl

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis | June 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

How Does Your Relationship Status Affect Your Body?

In case you haven’t heard, Kelly Clarkson has a new boyfriend (who just happens to be Reba McEntire’s stepson, Brandon Blackstock), and she’s also looking noticeably slimmer lately. Coincidence? She…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 29, 2012 - 8:30 am

The “Moonlight Sonata” Diet

Another day, another creative way to lose weight. Discovered on Facebook, the “Moonlight Sonata” Diet is easy. You can eat whatever you want, but you have to be standing in…

Ami Angelowicz | May 24, 2012 - 4:20 pm

8 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go On A Diet

It’s spring! The trees are blossoming! All six of them! Or maybe that’s just on my block. The several tufts of grass are violently green. I suddenly want to buy…

Kate Fridkis | April 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: A Former Fat Kid Responds To The “Vogue” Mother Who Put Her 7-Year-Old On A Diet

By now, many of you may have read Vogue’s annual “Shape” issue and had some reaction to the story of Bea, a seven-year-old girl whose mother was intent on curing…

Anonymous | March 27, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Crystal Renn’s Been Every Size — So What?

“I have been every single size in women’s fashion. I really don’t think anyone can say that. I’ve been a double-zero, children’s clothes, at 95 pounds, and I’ve been all…

Julie Gerstein | February 3, 2012 - 11:20 am

Jennifer Hudson Duets With Her Larger Self In Weight Watchers Ad

Jennifer Hudson duets on “I Believe In You & Me” with her larger self — the self that competed on “American Idol,” the self that starred in “Dreamgirls” — in…

Jessica Wakeman | December 26, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Sick Of Women Talking About Weight

The other day, I found myself engaging in conversation with a stranger at the grocery store about weight.

“God,” the woman said, pausing near me in the aisle…

Kate Fridkis | December 21, 2011 - 1:00 pm

When Skinny Was A Bad Word: 7 Retro Anti-Thin Ads

Believe it or not, the push to be hyper-thin hasn’t always been present. In the ’50s and ’60s, women were sold the idea that a curvy, bodacious bod was best,…

Julie Gerstein | December 2, 2011 - 9:00 am
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