Joan Rivers’ Obnoxious Fat-Shaming of Adele Isn’t the Least Bit Funny (VIDEO)

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Joan RiversI don't like Joan Rivers. There, I said it. I think she is her biggest fan, her jokes are generally really mean instead of funny, and her face, well, I'll refrain from telling you how I really feel about it because I'm above stooping to her too-critical-for-her-own-good level. My distaste for Joan Rivers only grew after watching her belittle Adele on The Late Show the other night. There she was sitting with David Letterman talking about last week's Academy Awards when she decided that she just HAD to call out Adele. Not for her singing or her performance (which was amazeballs), but her weight.

First it was her saying, "What is her song, 'Rolling in the Deep'? She should add fried chicken." Eeeeesh. But the next joke, well, that's where she went too far.

Watch Joan's interview with David Letterman, here:

Yeah, that was Joan Rivers saying that Adele has no problem "swallowing" and gesturing about her larger size. To that, I say Joan -- JUST SHUT UP.

Fat-shaming. It happens all the time for both celebrities and us normal folk alike. OK, so there's no way that this isn't something that Adele's heard before. She knows she's not stick thin and she's spoken out before that she doesn't want to be and has other priorities.

When you're in Adele's shoes, you can do one of two things with the criticism. You can take it and use it as motivation to better yourself (which is what I did when I was in her place) or just allow it to hurt you. Believe me, these people that have horrible things to say, they obviously have their own insecurities. What's important is that you work on being the best version of yourself. When you are and you're comfortable, what other people have to say won't faze you at all.

Do you think Joan Rivers took things too far? Have you ever been a victim of fat-shaming?

 

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linzemae linzemae

Joan is disgusting. Her jokes aren't even funny. I tried to watch fashion police and she is just a mean girl!

xiolxuo xiolxuo

She has no room to talk.. she looks like a monkey's asshole.

CPN322 CPN322

I can't believe someone whose face looks like that would have the audacity to comment on someone elses physical appearance. Hopefully Adele didn't care because she shouldn't.

ethan... ethans_momma06

Wow.


Honestly, it's a wonder anyone wants to talk to her.

nonmember avatar Kim

I think it's a little strange that Adele hasn't taken the criticism "as motivation to better herself" which, by the way, is a disgustingly PC way of saying "stop being such a fatty fat". I love it when women denounce other women for judging each other while simultaneously judging other women. It's hilarious.

coupo... coupon_ash_back

It's weird with these articles, it's fine to writers that a comedian calls people the n word but awful for a lady to call another lady fat?

jkm89 jkm89

Sounds like ol' Joan is jealous of Adele's talent and beauty, something she'll never have and something she'll never be.



Hag.

nonmember avatar Tonya wells

There are campaigns everywhere against bullying...we teach our children not to be hateful or discriminate...YET this woman is given a tv show and appearances on shows so that she can do exactly that....I do not watch anything she is in...shes a hateful woman

kitTk... kitTkatwvu

A monkeys asshole ROTF!

nonmember avatar Anner

I do not find Joan Rivers funny at all. She is, plain and simple, mean. She is the reason I do not watch Fashion Police. And the others on the show are just as bad for laughing at her "jokes" instead of calling her on them. Get her off that show and maybe their ratings will soar.

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