Celebrities who were once ridiculed for being overweight are now being shamed for losing pounds.
Hollywood has long favored weight loss, but it’s now promoting body positivity as well, and the two messages make for a very strange bedfellow. Whether they are fat, thin or somewhere in between, stars are increasingly finding that they can’t please everyone. have a look.
The 33-year-old Grammy winner is known for her powerful lyrics and message of self-love.
In May 2020, she posted a video of herself talking in the mirror. “Who told you you could be so cute? Who?” he said to himself.
But in December 2020, she posted a video of herself detoxing with various juices, and came under fire. She defended herself on Instagram, saying: “I detoxed my body and I’m still fat.”
Lately, Lizzo has been working out and eating a vegan diet – and showing results.
In a TikTok posted in February, Lizzo joined her before starting her health journey versus now, and tried to keep the haters at bay.
“Both girls are happy,” she said. “It’s the most important part of your lifestyle and loving your body. People don’t mind shaming you. Loving people for who they are.”
The 33-year-old plus-size model is known for her curves and recently took to Instagram to promote self-love. “Love the skin you’re in,” Graham, who gave birth to a son in 2020, captioned a post showing her naked, with stretch marks on display.
Fans were quick to praise her in the comments, but Graham has also been on the receiving end of hateful messages about her body.
In 2016, she posted a slimmer snap on Instagram and got embarrassed.
“Why are you changing yourself? I thought you were comfortable being yourself and being plus size?” wrote a commenter.
Graham hit back, saying that nothing is enough for people, but “at the end of the day I’m good enough for myself.”
The “Pitch Perfect” actress embarked on a heavily documented fitness journey in 2020, which she dubbed the “Year of Fitness”. She has since lost about 60 pounds, but her slim physique has been met with mixed reviews.
She opened up in an interview earlier this year about how people treat her differently now.
“Sometimes getting older, people don’t necessarily look twice at you. And now that I’m in a good shape, like, people offer to carry my groceries to the car and hold the doors open, ‘ she said on “The Morning Crew with Hughes, Ed and Erin.”
However, critics have described her weight loss as “toxic and depressing” and a symptom of Hollywood’s fatphobia.
Long known for having both a great voice and a great physique, the 33-year-old stunned fans in May 2020 with an Instagram post showcasing her dramatic weight loss. Some celebrated her transformation, while others were upset by it and even went as far as to call her a sellout.
“Celebrating Adele’s weight loss is a waste for a million reasons,” wrote author Audra Williams Twitter. “It tells your fat friends that you think their bodies have a problem to solve.”
“Please stop saying Adele had ‘Glow Up’,” Another Twitter user wrote. “We don’t know what her health was/is like and it’s just reinforcing the ‘skinny ideal’ or the concept that the thinner you get, the more beautiful you become.”
Adele has avoided much discussion of her body, but she shed light on the situation when she hosted “Saturday Night Live” in October 2020. “I know I look really, really different, because you last saw me,” she quipped. “But really because of all the COVID restrictions and travel restrictions, I had to travel light and I could only bring half, and this is the half I chose.”