The singer Ariana Grande, 29, asked her followers to be “kinder and feel less comfortable” when making comments about her body and that of other people.
Statements come after comments that you received on your social networks about his appearance.
In a TikTok video, the singer said that they “pay too much attention” to her body, so she “wanted to address” the subject.
This occurs after some users comment on their apparent weight loss.
Grande said they were comparing “my current body” to “the less healthy version of me.”
“I was taking a lot of antidepressants and drinking (alcohol) with them, I ate badly and I was at the lowest point in my life when I looked healthier to you, but I wasn’t really healthy,” the singer said.
“I know I shouldn’t have to explain it, but I feel like maybe being open and vulnerable here (means) that something good can come out of this. I don’t know. Maybe it’s the first step. The healthy can be different ( to what we believe)”.
different types of beauty
“The second thing I want to say is that you never know what someone is going through. Even if you say it from love and from a place of care, that person is possibly working on it or has a support team that is working on it,” said the artist.
“You never know. So be kind to each other and to yourself.“.
Selena Gomez, the 30-year-old singer and actress, also addressed comments about her body. AMY SUSMAN
Grande advised her followers to avoid making comments, even “well-meaning” ones, about people looking “healthy, unhealthy, big, small, this, that, sexy, not sexy” based on what “There are many different kinds of beauty.”
“There are ways to flatter someone or ignore something you don’t like about the other person, I think we should help each other to achieve that,” he said. “We should be safer and keep each other safer.”
Known for pop hits like One Last Time and Thank U, Next, Grande is also an actress and will star as Glinda Upland in the upcoming Wicked film, based on the musical of the same name.
The singer has spoken of her “anxiety” and your mental health problems more than once, notably after the Manchester Arena bombing, in which a suicide bomber killed 22 people after his concert in May 2017.
The case of Selena Gomez
Grande isn’t the only star whose body is often talked about.
Singer Adele has also expressed her dissatisfaction with public debates about her weight loss. GETTY IMAGES
Last month, Selena Gomez said that there are different reasons why the size and shape of a person’s body can change. In her case, for example, the medication she takes for lupus makes her retain fluids.
“I just want people to know that they are beautiful and wonderful,” Gomez, 30, told her TikTok followers.
“And yes, we do have days where we maybe feel like (trash), but I much prefer to be healthy and take care of myself. My meds are important and I think they help me. So yeah, I’m not a model, I never will be.”
Some users of social networks denounced on Tuesday the culture of body-shaming (criticism of the body) that led Grande and Gomez to express themselves on the subject.
“Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande shouldn’t have to go on a public platform to explain their weight loss/gain to aberrational criticism,” one person posted, adding, “It’s despicable, cruel and unfair, especially today.”
In 2021, British singer Adele told Vogue magazine that she was “disappointed” by the “brutal debate” surrounding her weight loss.
Around the same time, actor Jonah Hill, who also appeared lighter, urged his followers to refrain from commenting on his appearance.
“I know they have good intentions, but cWith respect I ask you not to comment on my body, for better or for worse” the actor wrote.
“I want to kindly let you know that it doesn’t help and it doesn’t make me feel good.”
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