Photos of Rihanna dressed in a bikini while dancing at the Barbados Crop-Over Festival have surfaced online recently. And phenomenal as she looks, some critics have gone on twitter calling her fat and ‘thickianna.’ Has body shaming an epidemic in our culture? Read on to find out more.
As Movie News Guide reported recently, Rihanna was seen in Barbados looking very much like Princess Leia. ‘Princess Riri’ pulled out all stops for the festival, her curly hair flowing, sporting “feathers, metal bikinis, wings and more, truly embracing her inner goddess in an outré fashion,” as Fuse reported. And as the photographs can attest, she looked truly magnificent. But some people can never be satisfied, as a few users have gone on twitter to body-shame her, calling her “bad bodied” and “looking like a fridge.”
Rihanna is only the latest in the line of female celebrities who continue to feel the pressure to have ‘perfect’ bodies. ET Online also reported “Real Housewives of America” star Kim Zolciak, who took to Instagram this morning, to slam users for fat-shaming a photograph of her 13-year-old daughter.
Among others, MMA fighter and actor Ronda Rousey has also been vocal against critics calling her body “too manly.” In an inspiring interview to Time, she said that her body was not designed to please millionaires, but to protect herself.
“That’s why I think it’s hilarious if my body looks masculine or something like that. Listen, just because my body was developed for a purpose other than f—ing millionaires doesn’t mean it’s masculine. I think it’s femininely badass as f— because there’s not a single muscle on my body that isn’t for a purpose because I’m not a do nothing b—. ” Rousey said.
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