Pregnant Celeb Shamed at the Oscars for Having a 'Beer Belly'

elsa patakyFor the record? We thought Elsa Pataky looked splendid at the Oscars. But apparently somebody disagreed, and most ungraciously, at that. Did you hear how Fashion Police fat-shamed Chris Hemsworth's pregnant wife on the red carpet? I would have expected this from Joan Rivers, who has built her career on making women feel insecure about their looks. But no -- it was Fashion Police co-host George Kotsiopoulos.

"The last thing I wanna do is rip on a pregnant woman," he started. Oh shut up, George! Of course that's exactly the first thing you can't wait to do. "But it's a horrible dress on her. It doesn't look like a baby bump, it looks like a beer belly."

Forget about how rotten it is to describe anyone dressed up in an Elie Saab, hair all did and in heels, as having a beer gut. Like she's just some slob watching the Oscars in a robe and boxers! This is coming from a guy who will NEVER KNOW WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE PREGNANT. That just makes it worse. There's something especially cruel about men calling pregnant women fat. It's hitting way below the, ehrm, belt.

Maybe you don't love the dress. (That's what Kelly Osbourne said.) Maybe you don't think the silhouette is flattering. But comment on the dress, not on her body.

I actually like the joke Joan Rivers made better -- she said, "I know why she's huge. I saw her sonogram." And then showed that group selfie Ellen took. Somehow that's more light-hearted, maybe because you could make that joke about almost any pregnant woman -- especially one expecting twins. Haven't we all felt like we had a belly full of people while close to full-term? 

Telling a pregnant woman she looks like she drinks too much beer, on the other hand, casts the woman as a slovenly glutton. She's making a couple human beings, asshole! Let's see you try that, George. Maybe he's just envious?

Did you think George Kotslopoulos' joke was mean?


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Rebec... Rebecca7708

It was a terrible way to say it but, he's not wrong. It's not a flattering dress.

nonmember avatar bunny

no...the dress is not flattering. she does look like she has a beer belly

Havoc68 Havoc68

Hate to agree - but yeah, that dress is not flattering to her. Not the best way to put it, but yeah - bad all around.

nonmember avatar Really?

Errr, wasn't it reported a few weeks ago she's expecting twins? I wish I looked like that with any of my two singleton pregnancies!

amazz... amazzonia

it wasn't cruel, I noticed that dress too how horrible it looked on her, unlike jessica biel who was stunning!

there is nothing wrong on making harmless fun of someone!

fave82 fave82

I think you're a drama queen. If you actually watched the show George even went so far as to say it's amazing what woman can do with their bodies. They ALL say about 100x that shes beautiful and glowing etc etc but that the dress is awful and unflattering and was a terrible choice and probably wouldn't even look good on someone who wasn't pregnant. Which is completely valid and true.

ashjo85 ashjo85

I thought he was right! There were several pregnant celebs there, and a few of them looked AMAZING. This dress looks like a non-maternity dress that is pulling and stretching over her belly, pulling open the armholes and neckline. It wasn't flattering, I thought.

nonmember avatar Jennifer

I think the worst part is how it morphs her boobs and belly together. She looks like one giant bump on two legs.


She looks great for being pregnant with twins but I agree it's not a very flattering dress. But I doubt she cares what people think as she'll probably be back to a size 0 three weeks pp like she was last time.

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