Too Fat? Too Thin?Chris Couch
Sofia Vergara 1 of 12The Latin bombshell and star of Modern Family wasn’t always so comfortable with her curves. “I wanted surgery,” Vergara told Self magazine. "I told my mom, 'As soon as I'm older, please take these boobs away.’” While the sexy mother of one has come to terms with her body, she admits it has prevented her from landing certain roles.
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Nigella Lawson 2 of 12When critics weighed in on Lawson’s body, the Food Network host unapologetically shot back: "Maybe I have put on weight, or maybe it's a bad camera angle. But in real life, this is a normal size,” she told The Sunday Times.
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Nicole Richie 3 of 12You have to hand it to the mother of two for maturely addressing her weight issues. In a 2006 interview with Vanity Fair, Richie said, “I know I'm too thin right now, so I wouldn't want any young girl looking at me and saying, 'That's what I want to look like.’”
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Sharon Osbourne 4 of 12Though the America’s Got Talent judge thought she had conquered her eating issues in 1999 when she underwent gastric bypass surgery, she admitted in 2004 that she still struggles with bulimia. "Ozzy knows, and the kids — my God, how could they not?” Osbourne told the UK Daily Mail.
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Solange Knowles 5 of 12The pop singer and mom told Seventeen she got teased in school for being too skinny: “I was probably in a double zero until like four years ago. I think it’s important to be sensitive to that aspect as well. Learn to love and embrace yourself just as you are.”
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Jamie Lee Curtis 6 of 12The actress, author and mother has become the poster child for aging gracefully. “Our dissatisfaction with what we look like has reached epidemic proportions,” Curtis told More magazine. “Just look around you: People don’t look right. Lips, eyes, hair weaves, implants. It is a freak show being fed by the business it generates.”
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Padma Lakshmi 7 of 12When the new mom and Top Chef host returned to television 25 pounds heavier after delivery, she told Us Weekly she had come to terms with her post-baby body: “There was nothing I could do about it, so I just accepted it. Women are beautiful in all shapes and sizes, and I wanted to show women that you can dress well, that you can still feel sexy, and that you can still feel confident.”
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Heidi Klum 8 of 12Last year, German designer Wolfgang Joop told Bild magazine that Klum is “too heavy” to be a runway model. When asked for comment, Klum simply responded, “Do I look like I care? I really don’t think about [Joop or what he said]. What am I supposed to say?”
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Milla Jovovich 9 of 12Milla Jovovich had a hard time losing the baby weight after delivering her daughter — and people had no problem rubbing it in. “There were some guys who told me, ‘Hey, your arms don’t look as toned now,’” the Resident Evil star told the Chicago Sun-Times. But she has come to accept her newfound curves. “As you get older, you need a little weight on your face to look better and younger,” she said.
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Tori Spelling 10 of 12Too fat, too thin, Spelling has weathered both ends of the body criticism spectrum. But when people started calling her anorexic, Spelling struck back. "Oh my God, I'm not anorexic," she told People. "I want to be a positive role-model for my daughter. The last thing I want to put out there is that it's acceptable to be too thin or have an eating disorder because you're in Hollywood."
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Geri Halliwell 11 of 12The former Spice Girl credits becoming a mother for helping her deal with her body issues. “I have a history of eating disorders,” Halliwell told Now magazine, “but as a mother, you think of being an example to your child. I’m so much more balanced than I was.”
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Valerie Bertinelli 12 of 12Now a spokesperson for Jenny Craig, the former soap opera star was brutally criticized for her body until she lost 40 pounds. Now she experiences a different kind of criticism. “Sometimes I hear, ‘Oh, she had plastic surgery.’ No, I just finally got healthy,” Bertinelli told Fitness magazine.
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