‘celebrity weight’

Oh No, She Didn’t: Fat Shaming Kids on Halloween

By Lisa Christie

My Facebook newsfeed was blowing up yesterday with pictures of my friends’ kids all decked out for Halloween. Little Orphan Annies, dinosaurs, Spidermans, fairies and scary grim reapers… they all looked so excited. Then, I saw something truly terrifying. Even terrifying for Halloween. A story about a North Dakota woman who has said she’ll be handing out a letter to […] Read more »

Childhood disappointments

Weighing In: Jessica Simpson’s Weight Shouldn’t Even Be a News Item

By Laura Brooks

Cynic that I am, I'm not surprised that Jessica Simpson's 'recent weight gain' made the following headline at Fox News: "Jessica Simpson Shocks Fans With Noticeably Fuller Figure." So-called 'news' reporters ran similar hit pieces in newspapers across the country, but they aren't the only culprits in what I call the 'weight-hate'  game.  Doing a search for "jessica simpson fat" […] Read more »