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Selena Gomez's Message for Body Shamers: 'Go Away'

Actor, singer talks about medication for lupus that causes weight gain

(Newser) - The body shamers are back again to try to torment Selena Gomez, and she's not having it. "Not a model, never will be," the 30-year-old actor and singer explains in a video . As she has done previously, Gomez explained that the medication she takes for her lupus...

After Shirtless Pic in Tabloid, Jonah Hill Delivers a Message

Actor reveals past body image insecurities, tells others struggling that they're 'awesome and perfect'

(Newser) - Actors are used to seeing their photos, often furtively shot by paparazzi, strewn about the tabloids, but Jonah Hill decided he wasn't going to stay silent after a recent set popped up. Per CNN , the UK's Daily Mail tabloid published pictures of the Superbad and Wolf of Wall ...

Billie Eilish: 'I Can't Win. I Can-Not Win'

The 'Lovely' singer fires back at body shamers

(Newser) - Billie Eilish is pushing back against body shamers who erupted on Instagram after she dared to reveal a little flesh, E! News reports. The "Lovely" singer, known for her baggy outfits, posted a pair of short videos showing her in a bikini top while vacationing with friends in Hawaii...

Celine Dion Has a Message for Body Shamers

'Leave me alone'

(Newser) - At 50, Celine Dion feels great and isn't bothered if you don't think she looks it. "I'm doing this for me," the singer tells the Sun's Dan Wootton of her thinner-than-usual frame , per CNN . "If you like it, I'll be there. If...

Woman's Obit Slams 'Fat Shaming' by Doctors
A Woman's Final
Note to All Doctors
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A Woman's Final Note to All Doctors in Her Obituary

Ellen Maud Bennett says she endured 'fat shaming' from the medical profession

(Newser) - When a terminal cancer diagnosis finally came, Ellen Maud Bennett was given only days to live. The 64-year-old of Victoria, BC, spent them eating lobster and shrimp-wonton soup and boasting, "I look so good for someone almost dead!" Her much-lauded obituary published this month, however, called out something...

Man Sticks Up for Mom Being Mocked on Plane

Hurtful text about Savannah Phillips brought out the best in fellow airline passenger Chase Irwin

(Newser) - Being stuck on a plane for hours is unpleasant enough, but even more so when your seatmate is mocking you. Per WTVF , that's what mom Savannah Phillips says happened to her on a United Airlines flight Monday from Oklahoma to Illinois. In a Facebook post , Phillips notes how she'...

Personal Trainer Tries to Body- Shame Bride-to-Be
Personal Trainer Tries to
Body-Shame Bride-to-Be
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Personal Trainer Tries to Body-Shame Bride-to-Be

He said her wedding pics will be around for centuries

(Newser) - Cassie Young is used to strangers reaching out to her on social media. The 31-year-old is a digital director at the nationally syndicated radio program The Bert Show in Chicago, and she's got more than 14,000 followers on Twitter alone. But when a personal trainer offered to whip...

Why Woman Body-Shamed by Playboy Model Wanted $60

She needed to buy a new backpack, city attorney explains

(Newser) - The 70-year-old woman body-shamed by former Playboy Playmate Dani Mathers as she showered in a gym locker room was willing to testify against Mathers if the case came to trial, but Mathers ultimately pleaded no contest instead, so the woman's identity will remain a secret. LA City Attorney Mike...

#TheySaid Goes Viral as Women Talk Body Shaming

Many describe the first time they heard a negative comment about their bodies

(Newser) - There's a new hashtag taking off on social media, and it's one that takes on body shaming. It all started on May 25 when Sally Bergesen, CEO of sports apparel brand Oiselle, took to Twitter to describe the time her dad body shamed her when she was 12:...

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