Blogger Who Called Kate Upton 'Fat' Receives Death Threats (VIDEO)

Kate UptonA "skinny girl" blogger who caused an uproar when she called super bikini girl and model Kate Upton "fat" has apologized for her comments, claiming she has received death and rape threats after writing that Upton had “huge thighs, NO waist, big fat floppy boobs, and terrible body definition.”

To be sure, it was an idiotic things to say. The "skinny gossip" site is known for promoting skinniness to an almost unhealthy degree. And while the blogger has said she will take down her "Starving Tips of the Day” and will now include resources for people suffering depression, eating disorders, and compulsive self–injury, the damage is largely done.

But we need not feel sorry for Upton.

 

Who cares if some two-bit blogger thinks she is "fat"? Why is "fat" such an insult? And even more, it's kind of laughable. 

The quickest way to insult a woman is to call her "fat." Well, what if that weren't true? Maybe we could all just agree that Kate Upton is gorgeous and sexy, and sure, maybe she is heavier than Kate Moss, but so what? Can't they both be gorgeous?

We really need to get past this idea that there is one standard of beauty that all women must adhere to in order to be considered lovely. But seriously, people, if Kate Upton is "fat," then we have some seriously obese people wandering the streets every day.

In fact, the idea here was to make Upton feel badly because she is a girl whose sexuality is all on display. She has big, jiggly boobs and a sexy, sexy body that screams TOUCH ME. It may not be the fashion ideal, but it's hot to men and no one can deny that.

Here's my question: Why can't both be beautiful? Why is it all either/or? Skinny can be beautiful, curvy can be beautiful, and so can everything in between.

Do you think Kate Upton is "fat"? Do you think this blogger deserves the backlash?


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nonmember avatar Liz

By "fat" they must have really meant trashy. She's so gross.

Fondue Fondue

The blogger did say some really and unnecessarily mean things about Kate and her body.  Maybe if the skinny twig of a blogger would be in a better mood if she'd just eat a cheeseburger once in a while.

the4m... the4mutts

If I threatened to rape or kill every person online who called me fat, I wouldn't have time to take a leak.

The people saying these things have only proven themselves to be even lower than the name-calling blogger.

I mean, "someone I don't know, called someone else I don't know 'fat' so I'm going to threaten them"

How is this logical?

nonmember avatar Day

@the4mutts - last two sentences....i couldn't agree with you more.

butte... butterflyfreak

LOL @ the4mutts! It's the internet, it doesn't have to be logical. I swear, the internet just brings the crazy out of people. The lovely anonymity of the computer screen seems to make some people think that they have license to say whatever they want, without repercussions. Seriously, if you wouldn't say something to a person's face, don't fucking say it online either!

nonmember avatar AnastasiaB

Kate Upton is fat for high fashion and probably should be considered a plus-size model. I saw the photos of her in a bikini from a fashion show and she as rolls of fat. Apparently there are people out there who think that sort of thing is sexy - good for them. Should it be shown on runways? No. Hustler.com and Maxim? Yes.

the4m... the4mutts

Butterflyfreak- guess I'm one of the exceptions. Except in my teen years, I don't think I've ever said anything online that I wouldn't say in person.

I just find it crazy that people issue threats online... the blogge could potentially trace every single IP address and file a civil suit against each one of them.

Mouthing off online never seemed worth possible jail time to me haaha

nikol... nikolita87

Freedom of speech. I don't support anything that is  "pro anorexia" but the blogger has a right to not be swooned by Kate Upton and express her opinion.  I'm sure there were people out there who agreed with it, as clearly there were many who disagreed. She shouldn't be receiving death threats over something like that and I'm amazed that this has received so much media attention.

vlk_2012 vlk_2012

I wish men thought my rolls were hot.

nonmember avatar LizzieBorden

The skinnygossip website is awful, the look they promote looks skeletal and zombie-ish. I'm all for thin and fit, but they're promoting a starved unhealthy look.

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