'The Gossip' singer Beth Ditto says gay men in the fashion industry are to
blame for the size zero trend.
Plus-sized Beth, who has posed naked for this month's cover of NME magazine,
slammed homosexual designers for putting unrealistic pressure on women to be
Beth told the music publication: "If there's anyone to blame for size zero,
it's not women. Blame gay men who work in the fashion industry and want
these women as dolls.
The openly lesbian singer - who is 5ft and weighs around 15 stones
(210lbs) - insists her supermodel pal Kate Moss understands what it's like
for women to be persecuted for being large, and is not to blame for the
alarming skinny trend.
She said: "I spent one night talking to Kate Moss and she said the most
amazing things about bodies. I didn't think I was going to like her, but she
said, 'Do you know what I hate, Beth? When people tell my big girlfriends,
'You have a beautiful face.' That's a really radical concept."
The 'Standing in the Way of Control' singer was named the coolest person in
rock by NME last year, and has posed in her underwear for 'Vogue' magazine.
more power to her and everything, but you can be a larger woman and be sexy without being naked! Really it's unnecessary!
Source: Hollywood Rag