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Subject: Re: Skinny Shaming? Date: 2/7/2014 8:41 PM
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It's her choice, to be sure, but it's hardly skinny-shaming.

But it is. A whole bunch of people who first say you aren't good enough at the beginning, but then saying "Oh no, now you've gone too far" is skinny shaming. One commenter I read who was posting during the finale on FB actually criticized her mother for supporting her from the audience.

I totally get body dysmorphia and the inability to realize when you've gone too far, but I don't get why when an actor like Matthew McConoughy
loses a ton of weight for a movie role, people don't criticize him for it, but when a woman loses weight with a goal in mind, people immediately claim that she's anorexic. or ruining her health.

For the record, I watched the entire episode this evening after work, and Bobby looked way worse, having dropped 175lbs, and ending up at 170lbs, yet no one criticized the way he looked.

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