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Ashlee Simpson Defends Jessica's Weight

Ashlee Simpson

Ashlee Simpson says she is "completely disgusted" by the scrutiny over her sister Jessica's new curves.

"I am completely disgusted by the headlines concerning my sister's weight. A week after the inauguration and with such a feeling of hope in the air for our country, I find it ...
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Oprah Winfrey "Embarrassed" to Weigh 200 Pounds

Oprah Winfrey

Never one to be reticent about her weight, Oprah Winfrey is once again publicly sharing her diet struggles. The talk show queen reveals in the January issue of O magazine that she currently weighs 200 pounds and is "mad" that she has again let herself go.

"I'm embarrassed," she writes in the article. "I can't believe that after all these years, all the things I know how to do, I'm still ...
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90210 Star Shenae Grimes Denies Eating Disorder Rumors

Shenae Grimes

Shenae Grimes is speaking out against the rumors that have been spread about her in the tabloids, particularly that she is thin because she has an eating disorder.

The 90210 star said the people spreading the rumors should ask her before believing what they read, according to People.

"Nobody has asked me about it," she said. "I really can't help what someone thinks of me because ... read more

Debra Messing Proud of Her "Healthy Approach" to Weight Loss

Debra Messing

Sticks and stones may break bones, but words can hurt too.

So says Debra Messing in the January issue of Shape as she recalls hurtful stories she read in tabloids about her as she tried to lose her baby weight. "On one page it showed all the actresses who got skinny in six weeks or less, and on the other page was me!" says the Will & Grace and Starter Wife star. "I was so depressed and frustrated."

Messing gave birth to son Roman in 2004, and began ... read more

Nigel Lythgoe Weighs in on Lacey Schwimmer, Fat Dancers

Lacey Schwimmer and Lance Bass

Beware So You Think You Can Dance wannabes — Nigel Lythgoe, who serves as judge and executive producer of the hit reality dance competition, has made himself clear: "I don't want a fat dancer."

When Nigel stopped in to TVGuide.com for a chat about the new season of Dance, we asked him about the recent controversial remarks made implying Dance alum Lacey Schwimmer and pro Cheryl Burke were a tad heavy for Dancing with the Stars.

Nigel said... read more

Dancing's Maksim Denies Criticizing the Pro Ladies' Bodies

Maksim Chmerkovskiy

Cheryl Burke and Lacey Schwimmer may have been the objects of heated body talk this fall, but Maksim Chmerkovskiy, their fellow Dancing with the Stars pro, denies that he helped fan the flames.

Chmerkovskiy spoke recently about dancers' weight on the reality series, but claims his comments were not directed at Schwimmer or Burke, and were "taken completely out of context."

"I am outspoken but..." More, after the jump. read more

Love Hewitt: Cheryl Burke Body Talk Is "Insensitive"

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Love Hewitt has said it before, and she's saying it again: Drop the Cheryl Burke body talk.

The Ghost Whisperer star is reaffirming her defense of Dancing with the Stars pro Cheryl Burke, who's been getting flak this season for supposed flab (we haven't noticed).  During a Wednesday appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Love Hewitt didn't mince words on the topic.

"It's really insensitive. It's really unnecessary," she said.... read more

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