body shame

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body shame

To criticize, ridicule, or otherwise make someone feel ashamed about (some aspect of) their physical appearance, especially their weight. When I tried modeling, I was often body shamed and felt pressured to lose weight.
See also: body, shame

body shaming

The act of criticizing, ridiculing, or otherwise making someone feel ashamed about (some aspect of) their physical appearance, especially their weight. When I tried modeling, I was often subject to body shaming and felt pressured to lose weight.
See also: body, shame
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A Love Island spokespersontold Mirror Online: "It is incredibly irresponsible that any Islander would body shamed in this way and we would always discourage anyone from making appearance based comments that could be hurtful to the islanders and their families."
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray gave her stand on bullying and said she knows how it feels to take the brunt of being body shamed.
If anyone reading this too has been body shamed, I know how it feels.
People who are body shamed are demoralised with their willpower whittled away.
In an Instagram post Yumnah, famous comedian and internet sensation Zaid Ali's wife, poured her heart out about how she was body shamed in her teenage years when she visited her relatives in Pakistan.
Scots Pop Idol winner Michelle, 38, responded to Vicky's Instagram posts by sharing a screenshot on Twitter of an article from 2014 where the Geordie posted a selfie and a picture of a large pizza and captioned it: "There's a Michelle McManus inside me dying to get out!" Michelle added: "Yes @ vickypattison, because you've never publicly body shamed anyone have you?
Some people confess to having been body shamed by their parents, siblings, relatives, friends and significant others.
While waiting for their flight, Adams, who played Markle's love interest on "Suits," shared an unflattering (http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/05/21/10/4C7DCB3D00000578-0-image-a-3_1526893439186.jpg) Instagram photo of a sleeping woman who he claimed body shamed him and Bellisario.
IANS Actor Ben Affleck took to social media to take down a magazine, which body shamed him in an article titled"The Great Sadness of Ben Affleck".
The pregnancy has not been all plain sailing for Danielle who recently come up against cruel trolls who body shamed her pregnant figure.
Earlier this month, Gemma - who now plays Carly Hope, in Emmerdale - spoke out about how she had been body shamed by internet trolls for her muscular physique.
AN online blogger whose post about being body shamed went viral following a man telling her she was "too fat" has opened up about her battle with depression.
[USA], Jun 24 (ANI): Bebe Rexha has a befitting response for those who body shamed her recently.
BY SHARON MCGOWAN Showbiz Reporter VOGUE Williams has stood up for her new husband Spencer Matthews after internet trolls body shamed him over his "odd" abs.
I was bullied, body shamed with bashers calling me names like "pata, baboy, taba, etc." while others said I didn't deserve to win the title ' cuz I'm waaaaaay bigger than the other girls who they thought should've won," she recalled.