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Christina Aguilera's Fuller Figure Brings Out the Meanies

by Deborah Cruz on November 29, 2012 at 3:03 PM

Christina AguileraChristina Aguilera was a blond bombshell at the recent AMA Awards. The singer wowed with her performance as she belted out vocals like the rock star she is, but it wasn't her singing, or her hair, that had people talking tweeting. It was her fuller hourglass figure.

Here are a few nasty tweets from AMA viewers:

"Carrie Underwood is what Christina Aguilera thinks she looks like right now. And no one has the heart to tell her 'NAWL.'"

"Christina Aguilera looks like Snooki. No wait, that's an insult to Snooki."

"Did Christina Aguilera eat one of Willy Wonka's blueberries?"

Why do people feel it is their right to comment on Aguilera's weight just because she is a celebrity? We would never tweet such vile and repulsive things about the average woman if she were overweight because it is mean and in bad taste.

For some reason, we feel it's okay to insult and be hurtful to people we don’t even know. In reality, shouldn't we be glad there is a celebrity who is happy with her body as it is and not starving herself to fit a mold? She looks a lot more like the average woman than most stars.

And maybe that's the problem. Maybe we don't want celebrities who look like us. Maybe we prefer they look photoshopped and inhuman -- maybe that's what our society has been conditioned to think is beautiful. But then, what does that say about us? Are we a nation of self-loathing people?

Personally, I think she looks beautiful and confident. If she can embrace her curves and love herself, why can’t the rest of us?

Do you think it's okay to say mean things about celebrities on Twitter?

 

Image via Renata de Rosis/Flickr

Filed Under: body image, celeb moms

Comments

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  • amiec...
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    amiecanflie

    November 29, 2012 at 3:19 PM

    It is not about embracing her curves, it's that she's gained so much weightand looks unhealthy! She was curvy and beautiful before, now she just looks like she needs some serious help. The fact that she's trying to squeeze into clothes 4 times too small for her isn't attractive either. 


  • Knife
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    Knife

    November 29, 2012 at 3:29 PM

    It's not so much her weight that bothers me, it's the fact that she wears skimpy clothes that are unflattering, do not fit her extremely, and make her bulge. It's like she's lost major confidence since her younger, thinner days and now feels the need to dress in next to nothing to reassure herself that she's attractive and not frumpy. 

    Sure, she can preach her love for her body - but at the point when it's obvious she's not exercising enough nor eating very healthily, she should expect comments about her weight. /:


  • Chels...
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    Chelsea Choponis

    November 29, 2012 at 4:54 PM

    Regardless of what she wears or how much she weighs, who are ANY of us to comment on it?  Would you make the same comments to her face or to anyone else?  What if someone walked up to you at the grocery store and told you that you looked like a fat a** for shoving yourself into your outfit?!?  We as a society judge far too much by what people look like versus how they behave and act.  Shouldn't we just live and let live???


  • dirti...
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    dirtiekittie

    November 29, 2012 at 5:03 PM

    i don't see how it's anyone's business one way or another. when you're married to her or the mother of her you can voice your opinion. otherwise, nobody should care.


  • chele
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    chele

    November 29, 2012 at 5:08 PM
    Amen Chelsea! Although I do agree that some of her tops do need to fit her a little better!
  • lasombrs
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    lasombrs

    November 29, 2012 at 7:10 PM

    oh no, she looks remotely healthy! quick some one chain her up until she looks starved to death again!

    :/

    people are stupid. who cares what she weighs.


  • PonyC...
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    PonyChaser

    November 29, 2012 at 10:49 PM

    "We would never tweet such vile and repulsive things about the average woman if she were overweight because it is mean and in bad taste."

    I'm sorry, have you READ this blog before? Haven't you ever popped in on one of the myriad "fat is ugly" posts? Because I have. And you'd be shocked to see what is posted.

    "Nobody should ever be a size 16. That's just fat and lazy"

    "the only reason for anyone to be overweight is because they eat too much and don't care about themselves"

    "fat people make me puke"

    Yeah, I've read all of those things and more, right here on the hallowed pages of The Stir. It's hip to hate fat people. It's the last place where tolerance is nonexistent.

    As for Christina, I truly hope that she really is in love with her curves. I think shes gorgeous in the picture that you posted, and frankly, I think *most* women look a little better with some meat on them.


  • Daniel
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    Daniel

    November 30, 2012 at 9:47 AM
    Great article! And the funny thing about it is that many people who criticize xtina's weight are not skinny people. Something's wrong in America.
  • Rasika
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    Rasika

    November 30, 2012 at 9:48 AM
    I agree with this article. Yet the first two comments are very disturbing. Why can't we all love Christina for her music? This society always has a problem with her to be honest. One day she's too skinny, the next day she's called a pig. Her voice and talent alone should be the talking point. Not her weight
  • Peaches
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    Peaches

    November 30, 2012 at 10:20 AM
    I would love to see pictures of the mean people writing these posts.
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