Why does Hollywood body shame its brightest stars?

Actress Melissa McCarthy

We think actress Melissa McCarthy is pretty darn cute… not to mention hilarious!

BY XIMENA RAMIREZ
Care2

Melissa McCarty is an award winning Emmy actress (“Mike and Molly”). She was also nominated for an Oscar for her role in “Bridesmaids” and her latest comedy, “Identity Thief”, just had one of the biggest opening weekends of the year. With such accolades you’d think people would focus on McCarthy’s tremendous talent, but instead so much attention is often drawn to something else: her weight.

McCarthy isn’t the only victim of fat-shaming. On a Fox News segment earlier this week there was a debate about whether or not Kelly Clarkson and Adele, both of who cleaned up at the Grammy’s, were too fat and should lose weight.

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