Christina Aguilera debuted a pretty slimmed down bod at the Billboard Music Awards earlier this month, which got everyone talking, of course. After all, a lady’s body is only good insofar as being good to look at, and we all know it’s more desirable to look at a skinny body than a “fat” (normal sized) one. Blah blah blah.
Anyway, some “insiders” have now claimed that Christina – who has famously been outspoken about how much she loves her curves – decided to drop the weight after pretty much being harassed by the general public about her weight.
From US Weekly (via DS):
“A lot of people were on her about her weight and it depressed her,” a friend said. “She went through a bad time because of the criticism.”
Aguilera is said to have signed up for the 1,600-calorie-a-day Fresh Diet program, which offers users different nutritious food options.
“She did it all on her own,” said the source. “She goes online and picks out her food.”
Here’s one thing I will never, ever understand: why the fuck you would pay someone to bring you fresh food instead of… going shopping for fresh food. I guarantee you that “fresh diet” costs about $300 per week – which she could easily get a month’s worth of healthy food for one on. As someone who’s working on shedding some pounds myself (and more than Xtina’s 20), I still relish my laziness but I can at least bring myself to pick out some healthy food options. Lord.
Anyway, it’s a shame that people still bully women about their bodies (no one harasses James Gandolfini about his massive gut) and that it got to her enough to change. Losing weight and being healthy as great, but it should be for the right reasons – health, YOURSELF – rather than anyone else or it’ll just come right back when the outside world inevitably doesn’t like something else about you. Bullshit.
June 1, 2013 at 2:30 pm by Jennifer
Justin Bieber‘s already purchased his one way ticket to Dickville, but some of his fellow celebrities seem to be pretty invested in making that a round-trip journey by offering him nuggets of “wisdom” to help him through this difficult time of… being difficult for no f-cking reason. The latest star to reach out a helping hand? Why, none other that former child star and forever queen of the inability to stay on one note, Christina Aguilera.
From Hollyscoop (via The Sun):
“You live life and it’s hard to grow up in front of a camera.
“You learn as you get older to take moments for yourself, step away from the camera, re-inspire yourself as an artist, rejuvenate and refresh.”
Christina also advised the Canadian singer to be more independent and stand up to those who are pushing him around.
She said: “I would tell Bieber, don’t let anything morph you or push you around or have you be something you’re not.
“I’ve always been really honest and true to my own roots and been really grounded, not letting myself stray too much.”
Well, you certainly haven’t been humble, girl. People who brag about being grounded generally aren’t all that much. But that’s neither here nor there. It’s good for anyone to “rejuvenate and refresh” after a long time on any particular career path (or after a work out or particularly hot day – zing!) but Bieber needs to take a permanent hiatus. Go back to making YouTube videos and performing at a local church or something, bro.
March 25, 2013 at 10:30 am by Jennifer
Christina‘s 32nd birthday was last Tuesday, and she had a birthday party. This is what she wore.
I don’t even know what to do with this. She’s not wearing pants again. She’s wearing that tired old Mickey Mouse shirt, and even though I’m having trouble finding pictures right now, I’ve definitely seen her in it before. Which, obviously, no big deal, but when it’s a tired old Mickey Mouse shirt that’s ripped all to hell and has holes all over it so you can see her leopard print bra, it kind of is a big deal. A big deal that needs to be set on fire.
But that coat. There are no words that could possibly justify that coat. It’s something my crazy grandma would wear around the house when she’s feeling snazzy, but it has no place in the real world. However, I would like to look at her boots more closely, even though they’re probably awful.
So happy birthday, Christina. Here’s to 32 more years of stupid fashon.
Image courtesy of Just Jared
December 21, 2012 at 10:30 am by Emily
I always think it’s so interesting when a person with a real talent for something screws up. You know what I mean? Like if Lindsay Lohan, who has a talent for doing drugs and committing crimes, was seen turning down meth and truthfully reporting the incident to a nearby police officer. That would be interesting, right? You’d want to see that.
That’s the reason that I’m showing you this video of Christina Aguilera performing at last night’s American Music Awards. She is a person with a real talent for singing, but in this video, she’s not good at it. Interesting!
But this whole thing is a mess, isn’t it? It doesn’t sound good, like at all, and it’s just this weird collaboration of awful and embarrassing. I mean, she’s allowed to have an off night, but it’s like everyone who was involved with planning and designing this performance had an off night, which is a lot less common.
But did you love it?
November 19, 2012 at 6:30 am by Emily
Hey, how cute, right? It sure beats the hell out of choosing bad Halloween costumes, and it’s definitely way better than giving an interview while completely intoxicated, but I’m still sort of baffled. I mean, she never talks about this kid, God love him. We hardly even *see* him, so I’m wondering what’s really bringing on all of the Do you know when the last time was that we even saw him? Well, we saw a bit of his head in mid-October. But prior to that, it was nearly … I don’t know, actually. I went back as far as December of last year, and I still couldn’t find anything. Not that that says anything or anything. She talks about the boy being her baby, though, guys! And isn’t that sweet?
I don’t know about you guys, but I’m liking this newer, softer side of Christina Aguilera, and I hope she’s around to stay for a little while.
November 17, 2012 at 12:00 pm by Sarah
First, allow me to say that I think Christina Aguilera‘s boyfriend, whatever-his-name-is, is really and truly skeevy-looking. I’m talking the skeeviest of the skeeve. The Adnan Ghalib of boyfriends. The worst part about this entire thing is that I don’t even know what Christina Aguilera’s supposed to be. Thoughts? Any idea what Christina’s supposed to be? A leather-clad Marie Antoinette? One of Donna Summer’s backup dancers? I don’t even know.
In “related” Christina news, ‘Voice’ co-star Adam Levine is taking all of Christina’s “haters” to task by calling them out and voicing his support for her. In a recent interview, Adam says:
“People shouldn’t say those kind of things, because, f—k you! Come on guys, grow up! It pisses me off, and of course I have her back, of course I defend her. It’s not nice to just have your bread and butter be trashing other people. That’s bullying. … The one thing about the culture right now, celebrity culture particularly, is people feel like they can just say nasty things about other people whether it’s Christina or whether it’s me. She gets a lot and it pisses me off. Of course I have her back and of course I defend her.”
Which, like, of course. I totally agree with Adam. And I think it’s a really nice sentiment, because really. Why should any rational, well-balanced individual really care what anyone else’s body looks like, whether they’re twenty-five pounds overweight or twenty-five pounds under? Why judge? But, you know, that costume up there? It wouldn’t matter if it were on a supermodel with a supermodel’s body—it’s f-cking ugly as sin, and I feel like it’s my God-given right to say that, you know? And not because it’s opinion—because it’s true. (And OK, because it’s opinion also.)