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Interview with Gala Darling: Inspiring radical self-love

Gala Darling, blogger extraordinaire, has a mission: to inspire her readers to love themselves — a self-proclaimed “radical” idea. Starting out as a fashion and lifestyle blogger, Gala has now transitioned into a savvy businesswoman who makes a living from her brand. She’s originally from New Zealand, and now lives in New York City with… Continue Reading →

Skechers wants girls to “Shape-up”

Were you thinking that advertisements for girls’ shoes are a little lacking these days? Were you looking for some added weight-loss pressure in the way that they’re marketed? Yeah, me neither. Nevertheless, Skechers now carries Shape-ups for girls (ages 7 to 12). Unlike other childrens’ shoes, these Shape-ups feature a rounded sole intended to shape… Continue Reading →

Size double standards are alive and kicking on primetime TV

Fat girls can’t date skinny guys. At least that’s how some viewers reacted to Glee’s pairing of Noah “Puck” Puckerman (actor Mark Salling) and Lauren Zizes (Ashley Fink). In an interview with Access Hollywood, Rosie O’Donnell spoke about how many plus-sized women actually find the Lauren and Puck combination upsetting since it would “never happen… Continue Reading →

Yoplait stirs up eating disordered thoughts in pulled ad

“Ohhh. Cheesecake.” So begins a gross and disturbing peek into the female psyche, as imagined by the people of Yoplait. “Okay. What if I just had a small slice? I was good today, I deserve it! Or, I could have a medium slice and some celery sticks and they would cancel each other out, right?… Continue Reading →

Reese Witherspoon slams sex tape stars at MTV Movie Awards

“And if you took naked pictures of yourself on your cell phone, you hide your face, people.” No, that’s not Reese Witherspoon‘s public service announcement on the antics of Anthony Weiner (seriously, that man will never live down that name or those tweets). It’s the actress’s plea to young starlets who (like Mr. Weiner), are… Continue Reading →

Fashion for girls “too pretty to do math”

And now, a frightening look at what the kids are wearing.   Statement t-shirts have taken a turn for the tragic now that David & Goliath has put one on the market that simply states, “I’m too pretty to do math.” And thanks to Epbot for pointing out that the pastel pink message only comes… Continue Reading →

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