If Kirstie Alley is a size six I will eat my Manolos...

posted on: Wednesday, 20 April 2011

The Daily Mail reported this morning that Kirstie Alley recently stated, "'I haven't weighed myself in the last four weeks. I bought these dresses from a size twelve (UK size 16) to a two (UK size 6). Tonight I'm a six (UK 10). When I'm a two, I'm done, people!'

I have a big problem with this statement. A huge problem. First of all, Kirstie Alley, you are not a size six and you probably never will be a two unless you become a complete anorexic or decide to wear ill fitting dresses for the rest of your life.  But you know what, there's nothing wrong with that. Nothing wrong with that at all because you are beautiful as you are right now as someone who is looking to become healthy through proper diet and exercise. What is terribly off here is the fact you feel you have to lie about being a size six. Whether that's your agent talking or you talking, it's you that has to take the heat for it and heat is what we're going to give you.  

We have tremendous problems in today's world with eating disorders and women obsessing over size labels in their clothing.  Do you know how that came to be? With Hollywood telling us all we need to be a size zero to be worthy of fame.  The real heroes in today's superficial world will be the women that stand up and tell the truth about their size and embrace a body they were given rather than starving and punishing themselves to become something else.  Those are the actresses and models that will cause women to celebrate themselves and their bodies.  And those are the women that will be remembered. The rest will just vanish and be remembered as just another skeleton that was once in a movie or on a billboard.

At Fashion Foie Gras, we are all about being healthy in lifestyle choices through the right diet and a correct exercise program.  Keeping your body in top notch working gear is essential when you're working around the clock. So when we heard Kirstie was taking the bull by the horns and throwing herself into a rigorous program on Dancing with the Stars, we were so excited to see her getting in shape the right way.  But this latest statement has really set us back. Own up Kirstie, if what the Daily Mail has written is untrue I urge you to come forward and call them out on it. 

Image source: Clipped from the Daily Mail