When it comes to body image and weight loss in Hollywood, women can’t catch a break. The latest celebrity to fall victim to the body image issue is Lena Dunham. According to Dunham “you just can’t win” when it comes to weight loss.
“You look fantastic. You look really good,” the host told Dunham as she walked onstage. “You always look great, but I know that you got a lot of flack for losing weight, which is ridiculous.”
The 30-year-old actress totally agrees that the backlash for her weight is insane.
“It’s just so crazy because I spent six years of my career being called things like ‘bag of milk’ on the internet — ‘bag of milk,’ ‘baby cow,’ ‘aging cow.’ I just never felt self-conscious about it,” Dunham told DeGeneres.
We SO agree with the TV guru’s outlook on not letting other people’s judgments affect how you feel about yourself!
When she did lose weight, the New York City native revealed that she still got negative reactions.
Yes, people are mean and losing weight is apparently another thing to be judged for.
The Girls creator admitted that these negative reactions to her body changes prove that women can’t do anything right…when it comes to weight.
“It really was evidence that as a woman in Hollywood, you just can’t win,” she noted.
Seriously, she looks fierce and most importantly looks and feels healthy. Why are people attacking a healthy woman for looking good? It makes no sense.
We love you Lena, and your body positive outlook on life. Just keep doing you, and we’ll always love you.