Body Issues

Giada’s breasts continue to infuriate, inspire Food Network Star viewers

Food Network Star would be a great show without Giada’s breasts getting in the way–or, at least, that seems to be the concensus of a vocal and persistent group of fans of Food Network’s flagship competition programme. Though it’s been a year since we first reported on the controversy involving Giada’s breasts (which controversy, as far as we can tell, appears to be that they exist), it looks like things have calmed down not a whit. Read on for details!

PHOTOS Ariel Winter shuts down body shamers and slut shamers alike with one glorious Instagram post

17-year-old Ariel Winter has had to deal with more than her fair share of comments about her body since Modern Family made her a star. Over the weekend, though, a harmless Instagram photo of Winter and her nieces brought a bevy of unsolicited comments and criticism, and Winter decided she’d had enough. Read on to see the social media takedown that’s drawing praise from all corners!

Kim Kardashian fires back at fat shaming critics with jokes about her ‘fat arms and fat a**’

The ongoing Kim Kardashian fat shaming controversy reached an interesting new point this week, as Kim herself shared some comments aimed at her detractors. Specifically, she tried to deflate the whole matter by referring to her “fat arms and fat a**” in a new interview. In addition, Khloe Kardashian offered a couple of jokes about the ongoing controversy–read on to see what Kim’s sister thinks of all this.

Facebook defends “feeling fat” status in wake of petition

Social network giant Facebook is catching some heat for having “fat” as one of their how are you feeling status updates. Non-profit organization Endangered Bodies has started a petition hoping to get Facebook to remove the emoji which features embarrassed rosy cheeks, a puffy circumference and even a double chin. Get Facebook’s statement on the emoji and let us know what you think about the hubbub.

VIDEO Dr. Drew’s daughter Paulina Pinsky discusses 7-year battle with eating disorders

Dr. Drew’s 21-year-old daughter Paulina Pinsky penned an amazing piece about her own struggles with anorexia and bulimia and her work is now garnering national attention. Read the heartfelt piece in full, see an insightful interview with Paulina that aired today on CNN and read what her father had to say about her opening up.

Why is Lena Dunham always naked on Girls?

Lena Dunham is often naked on her HBO series Girls, and a lot of people have a lot of opinions about that. Recently, the issue of Lena’s on-screen skin came to a head when The Wrap reporter Tim Molloy asked Lena and her producer Judd Apatow about it during a Television Critics Association panel. Why is Lena naked a lot of the time? Why does it even matter?

Bethenny Frankel gives advice on how to prevent children from developing food and body issues

Bethenny Frankel, who is building an empire based on her “Skinnygirl” concept, has been open about her own struggles with disordered eating, which she feels was partly caused by her own mother’s obsession with body and food. Find out how she plans to break that cycle with Brynn.