Lady Gaga Questions Why Critics Attack Her Weight But Leave Adele's Alone

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[Editor's Note: The handling of weight related issues in the media is something that is incredibly important to me both as a recovering body dysmorphic and the mother of a young girl. Lady Gaga is usually a beacon of hope for the underrepresented, so I can't help but question her recent comments about Adele's weight. What do you think? --Morgan]

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In a recent interview, Lady Gaga opened up about the media’s reaction to recent weight gain, but appeared to point the finger at Adele for being overweight.

Gaga, who was inspired to create a movement called “Body Revolution” to promote loving your body no matter your size, spoke to Stylist UK about the media’s obsession with women’s weight.

The outlandish singer stated, “When I heard [her weight gain] was on the news, where they talk about wars, the economy crashing and the election—I just thought, ‘This is f—king ridiculous.’ I mean, what kind of example is that to a young girl sitting at home?”

...“Adele is bigger than me, how come nobody says anything about it? She’s so wonderful and I think her confidence is something I have to match. She has set the bar very high for a lot of women. I need to be a confident woman and just say politically active things when I can that are helpful to young people.”


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