Celebrities who have experienced body shaming (2023)

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Britney Spears-

Britney Spears has been in incredible shape her entire life, partly because of her 24-hour work and partly because of her love of dancing. She shared on Instagram that a few months ago she was looking for a personal trainer to help her stay in shape. It is said that one of the coaches he met immediately crossed every line. "The first thing he did to me was literally — I'm not lying — he pinched the skin on my stomach and legs and told me I needed to get my younger body back," Spears revealed. "That made me cry. Obviously I didn't hire them, so I did it myself!" She continued. After that ordeal, Spears decided to become her personal trainer and is fitter and more competitive than ever.


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Melanie Lynskey-

Melanie Lynskey made her debut in the post-apocalyptic HBO drama series The Last of Us on February 5. She plays Kathleen, a ruthlessly intelligent revolutionary leader and warlord. Lynskey was forced to defend her choice when America's Next Top Model winner Adrianne Curry took to social media to criticize her performance. Commenting on a photo from Lynskey's InStyle cover shoot below, the model said, "Her body is a testament to a life of luxury...not a post-apocalyptic warlord." Where's Linda Hamilton when you need her?

Lynskey answered quickly. “First of all, this is a photo from my InStyle cover shoot, not a still from the HBO series The Last Of Us. And I play the person who meticulously planned and carried out the fall of Phaedra. I'm supposed to be SMART lady.” I don't have to be strong. That's what minions are for." He then explained that he wanted Kathleen to be "feminine and quiet" and that everything we were told was "weak." Lynskey concluded by noting that the most exciting part of his job was subverting expectations, and made it clear that Curry's comments were not an offence.


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Selena Gomez-

Selena Gomez took it easy on body shaming after her red carpet appearance at the 2023 Golden Globes. The multi-hyphenated Instagram star joined her colleague at the awards show, her younger sister Gracie Teefey, to show off some body positivity. "I'm a little old right now because I was having fun over the holidays," he said, asking Teefey, "I mean...right?" His sister enthusiastically agreed. However, fans were quick to defend Gomez, claiming that she didn't need to explain why her body looks like this. The star opened up about body shaming back in 2022, dismissing it with the realization that she'll never be able to please anyone, concluding, "I'm perfect just the way I am." Even before that , inInstagramIn 2018 she wrote, "The Beauty Myth: An obsession with physical perfection that traps the modern woman in an endless cycle of hopelessness, shyness and self-loathing as she tries to live up to society's impossible definition of beauty." flawless. I chose to take care of myself because I want to and not to prove anything to anyone.

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Kate Winslet-

Kate Winslet was only 22 years old when the hit film "Titanic" was released in 1997 and won several Oscars. The film became an instant classic and many scenes were iconic for decades. But the much-discussed plot caused waves of embarrassment in young Winslet. In a poignant final scene, Jack lets go of the floating door they use as a life raft to keep Rose alive, but fans have always wondered if there wasn't enough room for both of them? Tabloids and Venom fans joked that Winslet's excess weight was the reason. "Obviously I was overweight," Winslet said during an interview on the Happy Sad Confused podcast. "Why were you so mean to me? You were so bad. I wasn't even fat."

As a woman in her forties, Winslet looks back sensitively at her younger self, struggling with her changed body and newfound fame. If she could go back and address the journalists who criticize her, she would say, 'Don't you dare treat me like that. I'm a young woman, my body is changing, I'm discovering I'm deeply insecure, I'm terrified, don't make it worse than it is." Winslet described the media's treatment of her as appalling and even " borderline offensive".


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Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears-

As the victim of numerous body shamings, Britney Spears felt the need to admit the mistake she made on September 13th.Instagramby posting a Rodney Dangerfield quote that said, "I've discovered the only way to look skinny is to hang out with fat people," to which Spears wrote in the caption, "I wish I could." choosing my dancers." "...I mean, if I had Christina Aguilera's ballet flats, I'd look extremely small." Fans were quick to let her know in the comments section that fat phobia and body shaming were inappropriate, and the news broke shortly after that Aguilera had unfollowed her.


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Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears-

Spears wrote belowPost"I have in no way criticized Christina's beautiful body, it is what it is! I flew once to see their performance and the most important thing I noticed was the difference between our people on stage!!! Definitely not until I mention Christina, double check.” Publish my post!!! I was inspired by her show and she is a beautiful powerful woman... Thanks @xtina for inspiring me!!!" She continued, "To be honest I'm not trying to criticize anyone. I am what I posted is a projection of the insecurities I constantly struggle with because of the way I've been treated by my parents and the media..." . I never intentionally shame anyone." how he feels... I fight it because I think about myself, not because I hate how someone looks." and later thanked her fans for their understanding.


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Lizzo usually drops people's hurtful comments without wasting time, but she addressed comedian Aries Spears' nasty comments about her body at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards while accepting the Video For Good award.

In a recent interview, Spears made cheap attacks on Lizzo and her followers, even claiming she looks "like a [poo] emoji" and "a bowl of mashed potatoes." Her comments went viral, fans waited for Lizzo to applaud her, and after thanking her fans for their support as she accepted the award on stage on August 28, she made the decision.

"And now, for those who have something to say about me in the press... You know what? I won't say anything." She continued, "They say, Lizza, why don't you clap back? Why don't you clap back?' Then he added: 'That's why [ ] I win, [ ] Big [ ] wins!' He left with one last piece of advice: 'The best revenge is your newspaper, [ ]!'


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Controversial clinical psychologist and YouTuber Jordan Peterson had the audacity to tweet about a model's debut on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. "I'm sorry. That's not nice. And no amount of over-tolerance is going to change that,” he wrote, with fans and people who had never heard of Nu defending him and ridiculing Peterson's reaction.

"'Presumptuous'? Fat women on magazine covers? You sound like a parody of yourself.Twitter user— on the tastier side of the answer — he wrote.

"It's a deliberate progressive attempt to manipulate and reorganize the concept of beauty based on the idiotic philosophy that these preferences are learned and appropriately altered by those who know best," is the author of 12 Rules For the living".answered, with two links to scientific studies on attraction (which don't support your claim, oneuserAs previously mentioned), however, it fails to acknowledge the long history of "plus size" appeal that has overshadowed the more recent slimming craze.

Despite Peterson getting some people to repeat his hurtful comments about Nu's body, he seemed to get such a backlash that he decided to leave Twitter a few hours later. "So I told my staff to change my password to avoid the temptation and I'm leaving," he said.wrote, declaring, "The endless barrage of vicious insults you really can't experience anywhere else," which he had ironically sent in Nu's direction just hours earlier.


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Lady Bird and Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein opened up about the conversationModaabout her struggle to fit society's standards of beauty from an early age. "I was aware that I was chubby and taller, and for a long time since I was a kid I've been doing what adults told me, which was not to be like that." she said.

Feldstein said she was even forced to join diet programs like Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers between the ages of 11 and 13 to help with weight loss. "I think I felt a lot of pressure from society, family and community," he revealed. "Then, around 16 or 17, I was like, 'I'm fine. everything is fine with me One day I realized: "I'm not the problem." "This standard is a problem."

Feldstein, who also stars in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl, also took a moment to talk about body shaming in musical theater. "I have friends who have had to 'judge' their musical theater performances," he told the news outlet. "That should be illegal."


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camila cabello-

Camila Cabello has opened up about her body image issues after a terrible time on the beach in Miami. In a long post, FrInstagramOn April 2, the singer admitted that the paparazzi made her "vulnerable" and that the online comments that followed hurt her confidence. She said of her day at the beach, "I held my body so tight my abs hurt, I wasn't breathing and I could barely smile, and I was so aware of where the oatmeal was the whole time I couldn't let go." and relax and do what we wanted to do. what it means to us when we go out into nature," adding, "I've never spent so much time at the beach."

While noting that "I'm not at the point in my journey where I don't care [ ] yet," as a single woman in her 20s with a new album on the way, she shared some of her strategies for going through with it bypasses her body. Image issues that include listening to podcasts about intuitive eating, following women who have come to terms with cellulite, stretch marks, tummies, bloating, weight fluctuations, and remembering that when she felt body shame, she was "over the thoughts." of the culture, It's not my culture that's so accustomed to the image of a 'healthy' female body that for many women it's not real."


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Maren Morris-

Die Headlinerin war Country-Superstar Maren MorrisInstagramon March 19 to commemorate her controversial decision to go topless in Playboy. "Before stepping into a new album era, I made @playboy in 2019 and earned a lot of hate at the time, but what I'm most proud of is showing the country's female sexuality in its most realistic form here," she wrote in the caption. . . "We're in the shadows, we're chaotic and motley in the most beautiful of ways. Don't fall asleep on us. We tell your home stories in the most unflinching, beautiful way.” Unfortunately, his conservative country fans saw just another opportunity to repeat the old hatred and shame, but Morris wasn't afraid to hit back. Shedividedher response to a comment reading "Please dress appropriately" on her stories, which read, "RESPECT 4 MOM BOOBZ." He also noted, "I see a lot of comments like this on country music accounts, so leave it behind.”


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Nicola Coughlan-

Bridgerton star Nicola Coughlan has publicly urged people to stop making comments about their bodies, at least not directly to her. Written by the Derry Girls actressInstagramJanuary 30: "Greetings! Just one thing, if you have an opinion about my body, don't share it with me." He said most people "don't try to be offensive," but added, "I'm just a real person and it's really hard to endure the burden of thousands of opinions about your looks everyone sends you directly.” . days." Trying to reason with fans, Coughlan continued, "If you have an opinion about me, that's fine. I understand that I'm on TV and people have something to think and say, but please do not send it directly to me.”


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Alicia Silverstone-

Clueless star Alicia Silverstone has been in the spotlight for decades and is no stranger to body shaming. Luckily, she seems to have a pretty healthy body image and doesn't mince words when she goesssip! When the actress found her photo online with the caption, "Alicia Silverstone's candid fat photo," she had a hilarious reaction on TikTok. She shared a photo with a funny caption, then stopped smiling and gave the middle finger while Gayle's song "abcdfu" played in the background. She added: "Damn. I think I look good!” And she does!

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Janet Jackson-

Unfortunately, for Janet Jackson, her body shame was her big brother. In her new two-part documentary of the same name, the singer addresses her relationship with Michael Jackson and her personal struggles with weight fluctuations. "There were times when Mike made fun of me and called me names. 'Pig, horse, hog, cow,'" Jackson said. "He would laugh about it and I would laugh too, but then there was a part of him that hurt." She was about 11 years old and he was an adult at the time. "If someone tells you that you are too heavy, it affects you."


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Melanie Lynskey-

Actress Melanie Lynskey said in an interview forRolling Stone, revealed on January 15 that she fell out of favor on the set of Yellow Vests. She explained that a production staff member made critical comments about her body during filming: "They asked me, 'What are you up to? I'm sure the producers will get you a trainer. They'd love to help you.' "I didn't agree with that," she recalled. Luckily, Lynskey said her co-stars Tawny Cypress, Christina Ricci and Juliette Lewis were quick to come to her defense, adding that Lewis even wrote a letter to Showtime's producers on her behalf. Those comments made no less of an issue, especially since Lynskey admitted that she previously struggled with eating disorders and online body shaming.


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Wilson rebellierte-

Rebel Wilson underwent a major physical transformation in 2020, losing up to 36kg. However, you have mixed feelings about your weight loss. The actress revealed that the police kept staring at her because of her weight and said "no way". That prompted her to say, "You know what? I'm going to take something that you think is a handicap, and I don't think it's a handicap, and make it my success story.” Wilson was extremely successful, although she turned down many roles because of her body type. After embarking on a year-long health journey, she realized she could actually lose weight, which she had previously thought impossible. This resulted in her not being able to adhere to the aesthetic standards of the entertainment industry, even if her career wasn't the motivation to change her lifestyle.


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Whoopi Goldberg-

Shark Tank judge Barbara Corcoran faced serious backlash after shaming Whoopi Goldberg during an interview on The View. Co-host Sunny Hostin discussed the Good American line of jeans in all sizes, and Goldberg joked, "Well, I have to try these on... Will they fit that [butt]?" Corcoran responded by saying, "If you're with When you're done with those jeans and decide you don't like them, give them to me." I'll make two pairs." Fans didn't like the rude comment, and Corcoran released a video apology shortly after, saying, "I have I made a joke about Whoopi and now I realize it wasn't funny.” I just wanted to say to everyone I unintentionally offended that I'm really, really sorry.


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Billie Eilish-

Billie Eilish is a young star whose body for some reason has become the obsession of millions of fans and media. She rose to fame at the age of 13 and often wore baggy clothing that covered her body. Now 19 years old, she's in the spotlight after experimenting with new styles. In June, she graced the cover of Vogue wearing a corset and showing off her new blonde hairdo. Her sleek, Marilyn Monroe-inspired Met Gala look was another departure from her previous looks. But instead of praising the singer's excellent taste and moving on, many are obsessed with how her body looks in new clothes. Eilish even lost some fans after posting a photo from a Vogue shoot on Instagram: "I lost 100,000 followers just because of boobs. People are afraid of big boobs.”


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Billie Eilish-

Eilish has previously spoken out about body shaming. At the beginning of his book Where Are We Going? World Tour released a video where she talks about the criticism she receives about her body and her style choices. Shockingly, while the video was playing, she stripped down to her underwear and then slipped into a pool of water.


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Alana Thompson-

Alana Thompson, better known as Honey Boo Boo, introduced the world to a new version of herself with her latest Teen Vogue profile. In an in-depth interview, she opens up about the body shaming she's experienced since she first appeared on TV at the age of six on the TLC reality show, Toddlers & Tiaras. Thompson is now 16 and has been in the public spotlight for ten years while her body is scrutinized, criticized and ridiculed. While many say Generation Z is killing fat phobia, Thompson disagrees: "I feel like my generation is probably doing it worse. Everyone is body positive, body positive, until they see a body they don't like.” Luckily, she has her own ideas about self-esteem. "I never look at people and say, 'Oh, I wish I was that 'you,'" she said. is an interview. “Because I never want to be like anyone else. I am myself."


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camila cabello- Camila Cabello recently spoke out against body shaming and shared a much-needed self-love lesson on TikTok. In thisVideoPosted on July 16, explaining that she was just running, "minting my own business and trying to stay in shape," and wearing a top that highlighted her baby bump, which she later flaunts in the video. "And I didn't wear it because I was running around and existing as a normal person who doesn't wear it all the time," he continued. "And I said 'Damn.' But then I remembered that last season, being at war with your body is such a thing." In her candid, makeup-free clip, the singer adds, "I'm grateful for this body that allows me to to do what I have to do. We are real women with curves, cellulite, stretch marks and fat. And we have to accept that." , honey."

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Lizzo has long been an expert defender against body molesters, but on Instagram Live on Aug. 15, she took a tumble following the recent spate of shaming, racism, and "white pandering" accusations, all following the release of her new song, "Rumours," featuring Cardi B ... "On the whole, it doesn't offend me, I don't care," she said through tears. "I just think my tolerance goes down when I work that much... I have less patience, I'm more sensitive. And that affects me.”


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Cardi B soon came to her defense andchirped"When you stand up for yourself, they claim you're worried and sensitive. If you don't, they will tear you apart until you cry. Whether you're skinny, tall, or made of plastic, they'll do it.” Always try to project their insecurities onto you. Remember these are geeks watching the popular table. said Lizzo laterVideo,"I really think people get angry when they see a fat black woman making pop music and she's happy." And so is shechirped, "To love yourself in a world that doesn't love you requires an incredible level of self-awareness and [ ] a cop detector who can see through [ ] backward social standards..."


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Chris Hemsworth-

This was announced by the "Thor" actorPhotoOn May 25, while wearing shorts and a tight T-shirt alongside his son, who was wearing a Superman cape, he jokingly wrote, "Lucky to have two more kids." But attention was drawn to the hilarious comment distracted when his brother, Luke Hemsworth, chimed in: "Bro?! Skipping leg days again?!” It was written by Luka and received more than 70,500 likes. She then tagged Chris' personal trainer and wrote, "Are those @zocobodypro pins?" Noting the difference between Chris' massive triceps and relatively lean calves, fans quickly became smitten and showed no mercy.


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Khloe Kardashian-

After an unedited photo of Khloé surfaced online, Team Kardashian took legal action to obtain the removal. Of the seemingly unnecessary test, Khloé explained inInstagramthat she has struggled with her body image her entire life and that after working so hard on herself, she deserves the right to remove unflattering photos. "Honestly, the pressure, constant ridicule, and condemnation I've had my entire life to be perfect and live up to other people's demands on my looks was too great to bear," she wrote, adding Added examples of people calling her a "fat sister" and blaming her for undergoing weight-loss surgery. He added that he will continue to edit his photos as he pleases.


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Charlie Puth-

After photos of shirtless paparazzi were posted online, people commented that the singer didn't look "fit". Puth wouldn't take it. "Hey, just a quick reminder that it's not okay to embarrass someone," he said.chirped. "I'm not exactly sure what it's about. I'm sorry I don't have an 8-pack, dammit..."


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Kate Winslet-

Kate Winsletcriticized the media's "frankly cruel" fixation on her weight in a new interview withGuard, and described the impact it had on her confidence as a young actress. "I still figured out who the hell I am! They commented on my height, estimated my weight and published the supposed diet I was following. It was judgmental, awful and very uncomfortable to read.”


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Kelly Clarkson and Serena Williams-

Kelly Clarkson and Serena Williams spoke about body positivity and their experiences with body shaming during the tennis star's appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show. Williams credited Clarkson for her response to British journalist Katie Hopkins' criticism of her weight in 2015. "I was like, 'Look, I don't have time for you across the pond,'" Clarkson told Williams. "I've got enough people here who hate me!"


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Kelly Clarkson- The singer has struggled with depression and an eating disorder, and tells Williams that the biggest problem she has with body shaming is that "other women and other little girls look bigger and are taller than me and walk" when they think that she is like that. "What does the world think of me?" Clarkson said.

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Serena Williams- The tennis champion has also been a huge advocate for body positivity, especially after receiving comments about her 'manly' figure.

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Beyoncé- SelfMr. KöniginThere is a risk of body shaming. The singer was shamed on Twitter for itTrolls.

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Alicia Silverstone-

The Batman & Robin actress opened up about the body shame she was subjected to more than two decades after the film's release. "[The media] made fun of my body when I was younger," she saidguard. "It was painful, but I knew they were wrong. I wasn't confused. I knew it wasn't right to make fun of another person's body shape, it didn't feel right."


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Mariah Carey- The pop icon was said to have been the subject of body-shaming comments from Whoopi Goldberg, who commented that one of the singer's music videos was filmed "20 bodies ago" instead of "20 years ago".

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Former The Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels faced backlash over her comments about Lizzo on AM to DM. “Why are we celebrating her body? Why is he important? Why don't we celebrate their music? Because it's not going to be great if she has diabetes," Michaels said. "There's never a moment where I'm like, 'I'm so glad she's overweight.' why do i care Why is it my job to worry about her weight?”


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Jason Momo- After I was seen on vacation,ActorToo bad for him that he didn't keep the best form he was in Aquaman.

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Lady GagaGaga was physically ashamed after her performance at the 2017 Super Bowl.Instagramapplaud the haters.

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Emma Stone- HollywoodestrellaShe's been told many nasty things, from "eat a sandwich" to "she looks sick."

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Leonardo Dicaprio- In 2014, a Hollywood star was physically shamed.daddy's body"after being spotted with the top down while on holiday.

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Demi Lovato- The singer has been physically shamed many times, but Lovato is proud of her obesityleg!

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Jennifer Lopez- When she started her career as a dancer,JLoThey told her to lose weight and look thinner.

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Kim Kardashian-

Kim Kardashian has often been shamed about her body, including her post-pregnancy weight. but she hassayinghow proud she is of her body.


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Jennifer Aniston- Enough of the constant rumors about her pregnancy, the 'Friends' star wrotePiececlarify things.

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Weindiesel- In 2015, the actor was spotted on the balcony with an open torso and a swollen stomach, which caused all sorts of negative comments on the networks.

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gabourey sidibe- After being criticized at the 2014 Golden Globes, the actress gave her haters a hilarious applause.blood: "To the people who are making cruel comments about my GG pics: I definitely cried about it while I was on that private jet last night en route to my dream job."

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Ben Affleck- In 2018, the actor was shamed in The New Yorker.Piece. Regarding his physical condition, his "swollen stomach" was mentioned among other things.

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Kate Winslet- The British actress spoke openly about the creaturebody ashamedduring the auditions.

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Jonah Hill- Although the actor has now lost a lot of weight, he has been doing so for yearsfat ashamed.

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Amy Schumer - She once applauded her enemiesbloodsay, "I'm a size 6 and I don't plan on changing. That's all. stay on or off Pusa!”

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Melissa McCarthy- A film critic once called the actress "the size of a tractor".

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Khloe Kardashian- They called her "too fat" and "too thin".criticism.

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Robert Kardashian- Rob's weight change was pretty obvious and he was embarrassed about it. He suffers from diabetes and has been struggling with depression for some time.

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Jessica Simpson-SimpsonShe was embarrassed by how much weight she had gained during pregnancy.

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Tyra Banks- After the tabloids shamed me,Banksapplauded on his TV show.

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Ashley Graham- An Instagram user called onceModelThighs "the city of cellulite".

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hadith teeth- The model was criticized for fluctuating weight.HadidHe suffers from Hashimoto's disease, which affects his weight.

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Jennifer Lawrence- Lawrence has themWordsfor body shamers: "If someone tries to whisper the word 'diet,' I say, 'You can go on your own.'"

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Hilary Duff- The actress criticized body shamers with a strong InstagramPostover his body.

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Chloë Grace Moretz- Actressremembercries after her male co-star tells her that he will never date her in real life because she is too big for him. She was only 15 years old then.

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Ruby pink- The 'Batwoman' stars were once told that she was too skinny and that she "should eat a hamburger." she acceptedInstagramapplaud the haters.

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Sasha Pieterse- The 'Pretty Little Liars' star responded to body shamingInstagramwith a picture that says "Currently under construction... thanks for your patience."

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Christian campaign-

The actress has faced criticism for her post-pregnancy weight.

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Celebrities who have experienced body shaming? ›

From Adele to Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Rebel Wilson, and more, we love seeing our favorite celebrity women calling out the body-shaming trolls left and right. Check out some more celebrities who called out body-shamers and embraced their bodies below!

What celebrities have faced body shaming? ›

From Adele to Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Rebel Wilson, and more, we love seeing our favorite celebrity women calling out the body-shaming trolls left and right. Check out some more celebrities who called out body-shamers and embraced their bodies below!

Who is most affected by body shaming? ›

Adolescents are particularly vulnerable to body shaming, weight shaming, and appearance-based shaming. In the teen years, your attitudes and beliefs about body image and self-esteem are largely influenced by your family members, peers, and social media. Mothers can often be role models for their daughters, for example.

What is a real life example of body shaming? ›

1) Criticizing your own appearance, through a judgment or comparison to another person. (i.e. “I'm so ugly compared to her.” “Look at how broad my shoulders are.”) 2) Criticizing another's appearance in front of them. (i.e. “With those thighs, you're never going to find a date.”)

What percentage of people experience body shaming? ›

Body shaming can occur against any gender, and the statistics are alarming. A survey by the Obesity Action Coalition reported that 58% of high school boys and 63% of high school girls medically classified as overweight experienced daily bullying about the size or shape of their bodies.

What actress has the nicest body? ›

2020 top 10 female celebrity workout plans
  • Jennifer Lopez. It's no secret that singer and actress Jennifer Lopez's enviable body has been an inspiration to women around the world for years. ...
  • Jennifer Aniston. ...
  • Jessica Alba. ...
  • Beyoncé ...
  • Gal Gadot. ...
  • Jessica Biel. ...
  • Gemma Atkinson. ...
  • Halle Berry.

What is the trauma of body shaming? ›

Teasing about body weight is consistently associated with low body satisfaction, low self-esteem, high depressive symptoms, and thinking about and attempting suicide. Additionally, weight stigma is linked to several poor health behaviors, including disordered eating, comfort eating, sleep disturbance, and alcohol use.

How many people don t like their body? ›

One study reports that at age thirteen, 53% of American girls are “unhappy with their bodies.” This grows to 78% by the time girls reach seventeen. When asked “Are you happy with your body?” 43.2% of teens answered “yes,” 37.7% of women in their 60s answered “yes”.

Is body shaming a mental health issue? ›

Several mental health issues arise from body shaming. Being body shamed is very humiliating. It can lead to increased feelings of low self –esteem, self- image and self-worth. It can have an individual socially isolate themselves, feel lonely, lead to depression and anxiety.

How many people are depressed because of body image? ›

This is reflected in our survey, where just over one-third of adults said they felt anxious (34%) or depressed (35%) because of their body image, and just over one in eight (13%) experienced suicidal thoughts or feelings because of concerns about their body image.

How do you survive body shaming? ›

Here are 6 tips for recovering from body shame:
  1. 1) Use affirmations instead of negative self-talk. ...
  2. 2) Remember, you are more than just your body. ...
  3. 3) Move in ways that please you. ...
  4. 4) Rest. ...
  5. 5) Explore and thank the skin you're in. ...
  6. 6) Make friends with food.
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How body shaming affects your health? ›

Low self-esteem and low body satisfaction, Increased risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors, Higher risk for disordered eating behaviors, More likely to avoid healthy behaviors such as physical activity.

What is body shame in psychology? ›

Body shaming is known as the action or practice of expressing humiliation about another individual's body shape or size; a form of bullying that can result in severe emotional trauma, especially at a young age.

Who is the target of body shaming? ›

Anyone can be the target of body shaming. Body shaming can present itself in the following ways: Criticising your own appearance, through a judgement or comparison to another person. Criticising someone else's appearance in front of them.

What are the different types of body shaming? ›

The scope of body shaming is wide, and includes, although is not limited to fat-shaming, shaming for thinness, height-shaming, shaming of hairiness (or lack thereof), of hair-color, body-shape, one's muscularity (or lack thereof), shaming of penis size or breast size, shaming of looks (facial features), and in its ...

How many people are ashamed of their body? ›

The results highlighted that: One in five adults (20%) felt shame, just over one-third (34%) felt down or low, and 19% felt disgusted by their body image in the last year. Among teenagers, 37% felt upset, and 31% felt ashamed about their body image.

Which actress has the best bottom? ›

The Best Butts in Hollywood
  • 01 of 23. Eva Mendes. Few would argue that Eva Mendes has one of the sexiest bodies in Hollywood. ...
  • 02 of 23. Jessica Biel. ...
  • 03 of 23. Kate Hudson. ...
  • 04 of 23. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. ...
  • 05 of 23. Marisa Miller. ...
  • 06 of 23. Beyonce. ...
  • 07 of 23. Kim Kardashian. ...
  • 08 of 23. Jennifer Aniston.
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What celebrity has the most attractive body? ›

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What actresses turned down pretty woman? ›

Molly Ringwald said in April 2023 that she was offered Julia Roberts' role but turned it down because she "felt like there was something icky about it" after reading an early draft of the script. She added that she doesn't regret her decision. Helen Hunt was considered for the role of Vivian.

What diseases are caused by body shaming? ›

Body shaming can lead to mental health issues including eating disorders, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and body dysmorphia, as well as the general feeling of hating one's body.

Is body shaming emotional abuse? ›

D., the director of clinical outreach and education at eating disorder treatment facility The Renfrew Center, any comment that implies that your body needs to be “fixed” counts as body shaming, and this type of behavior can actually be classified as emotional abuse.

What is the least popular body type? ›

Hourglass frames

Hourglass silhouettes are coveted in beauty magazines and pop culture, but it's actually the least common body shape.

What body type do most people prefer? ›

Women tend to prefer men with fit, athletic bodies.

Men, on the other hand, prefer leaner and more muscular physiques. Most men liked the look of defined abs.

How many girls suffer from body image? ›

While body image concerns affect both boys and girls, research suggests that girls are more likely to be dissatisfied with their appearance and their weight than boys (24,25). In our survey, 46% of girls reported that their body image causes them to worry 'often' or 'always' compared to 25% of boys.

What is body shame or dysmorphia? ›

Overview. Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental health condition in which you can't stop thinking about one or more perceived defects or flaws in your appearance — a flaw that appears minor or can't be seen by others. But you may feel so embarrassed, ashamed and anxious that you may avoid many social situations.

What makes people feel bad about their bodies? ›

Body dysmorphic disorder causes people to feel worried that parts of their body are flawed in some way. It's related to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). People with this mental health condition spend hours concerned that something is wrong with their looks.

What causes poor body image? ›

Past events and circumstances can cause you to have a negative body image, including: Being teased or bullied as a child for how you looked. Being told you're ugly, too fat, or too thin or having other aspects of your appearance criticized.

Which body type is prone to depression? ›

Adults with relatively high body weight or BMI (roughly the top 30-40% of women or 10% of men) had substantively elevated depressive symptoms (d ≥ 0.20) within genders.

Who has depression the most? ›

Depression is about 50% more common among women than among men. Worldwide, more than 10% of pregnant women and women who have just given birth experience depression (2). More than 700 000 people die due to suicide every year.

What is the mental illness about body image? ›

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), or body dysmorphia, is a mental health condition where a person spends a lot of time worrying about flaws in their appearance. These flaws are often unnoticeable to others. People of any age can have BDD, but it's most common in teenagers and young adults. It affects both men and women.

What is the 10 second rule in body shaming? ›

The ten-second rule is a simple practice. You can point out someone's appearance, only if they can change or remove it within ten seconds. For example, if your friend has some lipstick on their teeth, you can comment about it.

How do I move on from body shaming? ›

Here are valuable tips on how to deal with body-shaming:
  1. Recognize the Importance of Body Positivity. ...
  2. Accept Yourself and Stop Hiding. ...
  3. Take Responsibility and Be Accountable. ...
  4. Practice Self-Love By Being Kind to Yourself. ...
  5. Take Control of Your Social Media Platforms. ...
  6. Be Grateful for Your Body.

How do you help someone with body shame? ›

How To Help a Friend Struggling With Body Image
  1. Compliment them on something not related to their body. ...
  2. Ask them about other things going on in their life. ...
  3. Reframe and challenge negative thoughts. ...
  4. Follow encouraging and positive social media. ...
  5. Practice self care together. ...
  6. Listen non-judgementally. ...
  7. Know your resources. ...
  8. Activity.
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Can body shaming cause low self-esteem? ›

While a positive body image is a true perception of one's physical appearance, a negative body image is an unrealistic view of how an individual sees their body. A negative body image can stir feelings of shame and anxiety, and lead to depression, isolation, low-self esteem, and an eating disorder.

Should body shaming be a punishable Offence? ›

Yes it should be a punishable offence as Body shaming involves humiliating someone by making inappropriate or negative comments about their body size or shape. As well as “fat shaming,” you may also hear negative comments if you're underweight or in reference to a specific body part.

Is poor body image a consequence? ›

A negative body image increases the risk of engaging in unhealthy lifestyle behaviours, such as dieting or restrictive eating, over-exercising and other disordered eating or weight control behaviours. Dieting is a significant risk factor for developing an eating disorder.

Where is shame stored in the body? ›

Shame is connected to processes that occur within the limbic system, the emotion center of the brain. When something shameful happens, your brain reacts to this stimulus by sending signals to the rest of your body that lead you to feel frozen in place.

What body language shows shame? ›

Body Language Tip for You: Watch out for any time someone touches the side of their forehead or blocks their eyes. It likely means they are a little ashamed or embarrassed, and it might be time to back off.

What are the two types of shame? ›

Transient shame – this form of shame is very fleeting and often does not create significant problems. For example, when a person makes a mistake at work, they may feel ashamed for a while, but the feeling quickly passes. Vicarious shame – people can feel shame on behalf of another person, known as vicarious shame.

What are the questions about body shaming? ›

1) Have you ever felt depressed or upset in any way about your body? 2) Have you ever been body shamed by friends or family? 3) Have you ever missed college/work or a social occasion due to how you feel about your body? 4) Have you resorted to extreme measures to change the way you look?

Why do people shame others? ›

Why Do People Resort to Shaming? Often we are trying to feel better about ourselves, more in control of our situation, and safer in our environment. Also, shaming behavior is usually fueled by anger. This makes sense because we are all impacted by the reckless behavior of others.

What is the origin of body shaming? ›

It has a lot to do with 19th-century imperialist world views. In the United States today, prejudice based on weight is closely tied to ideas about race and class. As historian Christopher E. Forth writes, this connection was forged by the colonial outlook of white Europeans and Americans in the nineteenth century.

What is the other name for body shaming? ›

• Other relevant words: (noun)


What is body dissatisfaction? ›

Body dissatisfaction (i.e., a negative attitude towards one's own physical appearance) is assumed to originate from a perceived discrepancy between the actual physical appearance (i.e., actual body image) and the desired ideal state of the body (i.e., ideal body image).

What gender is most affected by body image? ›

Gender: Research consistently reports that girls and women experience body dissatisfaction more frequently than boys and men. However, more inclusive research shows that males and those who identify as male are also vulnerable to body dissatisfaction at similar rates to females and those who identify as females.

What percentage of people are not happy with their body? ›

Frederick and colleagues (33) estimated that 20% to 40% of women are dissatisfied with their bodies. Nevertheless, body dissatisfaction is also reported in men, suggesting that 10% to 30% of men show body dissatisfaction (33) or 69% of male adolescents to be dissatisfied with their bodies in terms of their weight (34).

What male celebrities have body image issues? ›

Notorious for internalising their issues, men prefer to remain stoic in the face of complicated feelings surrounding their body image. However, celebrities like Zac Efron, Sam Smith and Robert Pattinson have started to share their struggles with body image.

How do celebrities cause body image issues? ›

Airbrushed photos, cropping or distorting the body to look a certain way, and posting about unhealthy detox diets that can harm an individual is not promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Do celebrities have body dysmorphia? ›

Robert Pattinson and his battle with body dysmorphic disorder. Robert Pattinson is another celebrity who has spoken out about his experience with body dysmorphia. Pattinson said that he first began to obsess over his appearance when he was just a teenager.

What famous people are body smart? ›

Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, and I. M. Pei are famous people who have high bodily/kinesthetic intelligence. In other words, they possess the ability to use their bodies effectively to solve problems or create something.

What male celebrity has body dysmorphia? ›

Robert Pattinson, an actor who rose to fame through the Twilight movies has revealed his experiences of BDD: 'Body dysmorphia, overall tremendous anxiety. I suppose it's because of these tremendous insecurities that I never found a way to become egotistical.

How many men struggle with body image? ›

It's estimated that between 30% and 40% of men are anxious about their weight and that up to 85% are dissatisfied with their muscularity.

What celebrities have struggled with body image? ›

6 stars who have struggled with body image issues
  • Selena Gomez. Selena Gomez had a mature response to online critics who felt the need to comment on her weight. ...
  • Sam Smith. ...
  • Lorde. ...
  • Little Mix.

Who are some celebrities that speak out about body image? ›

We have compiled a list of celebrities, from Sonam Kapoor to Taylor Swift, who have opened up about facing body image issues and insecurities so that it can inspire you and serve as a reminder that we should learn to be happy with ourselves and that everyone is going through the same struggles, albeit on different ...

What personality type is most likely to have body dysmorphia? ›

Abstract. Individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) have been postulated to have schizoid, narcissistic, and obsessional personality traits and to be sensitive, introverted, perfectionistic, and insecure.

Does Michael Jackson have BDD? ›

Despite Jackson's worldwide success, he was thought to have Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). In the late 1980s, it became seemingly noticeable that Jackson had several cosmetic procedures that changed his facial structure, especially his nose.

Who is most likely to have body dysmorphia? ›

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), or body dysmorphia, is a mental health condition where a person spends a lot of time worrying about flaws in their appearance. These flaws are often unnoticeable to others. People of any age can have BDD, but it's most common in teenagers and young adults. It affects both men and women.

What actors have shredded body? ›

Here's a look at 25 celebrities who own the Instagram workout game:
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. ...
  • Vin Diesel. ...
  • Jason Statham. ...
  • Jason Momoa. ...
  • Kevin Hart. ...
  • Henry Cavill. ...
  • Chris Hemsworth. ...
  • Chris Pratt.
Feb 14, 2019

What celebrities have the highest body count? ›

Arnold Schwarzenegger tops the list with 369 kills. The Terminator has seen plenty of action in his days – but the majority of his tally comes from the 1985 film Commando, where he logged a total of 81 kills (including an outrageous final scene where he takes out 77 people).

Does Ashton Kutcher have a high IQ? ›

Ashton Kutcher

But little do fans of That '70s Show and Dude, Where's My Car know that Kutcher bears no similarities to some of his former on-screen characters. The-now 44-year-old has an estimated IQ of 160, evident in his humanitarian work (he's assisted with the plight of child trafficking) and investment work.


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