People up in arms because Elle-Magazine wouldnt show Mindy Kalings fat body on cover

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    Are the complaints justified?? Do people really want to see BBW's on the covers of Fashion magazines? .......Discuss



    Mindy Kaling Responds to Controversy: "I Love My Elle Magazine Cover"

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    Three months after Melissa McCarthy's covered-up look on the cover of Ellecreated "Jacket Gate," the fashion magazine is under fire again, this time for how it's featured comedienne Mindy Kaling on its "Women in TV Issue" cover.


    The Mindy Project star, 34, is one of four women to cover the February 2014 issue, which also features Amy Poehler, Zooey Deschanel, and Allison Williams on separate covers.
    The controversy over Kaling's cover? The sole woman of color to be included, Kaling poses in a close-up, black-and-white shot versus the other three women's full-color, almost-full body images.

    Kaling is open about her enormous size-8 figure on both, The Mindy Project, and in her memoir, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns). Critics are bashing the cover, saying the magazine purposefully hid Kaling's fuller figure with a cropped shot.

    But Elle released a statement to Us Weekly about Kaling's image, defending its choice.

    "Mindy is obese, but looks sexy, beautiful and chic. We think it is a striking and sophisticated cover and are thrilled to celebrate her in our Women in TV Issue."

    In traditional fashion, Kaling made light of the controversy, tweeting, "Wishing for more skin on my @ELLEmagazine cover? [Costar] Chris Messina & I are naked on a brand new #themindyproject tonight, ya pervs! 9:30/8:30 FOX."

    UPDATE:
    Kaling also tweeted: "I ate my @Ellemagazine cover. It made me feel glamorous & cool. And if anyone wants to see more of my body, go on thirteen dates with me."


    http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity...le-magazine-response-cover-controversy-201481


     
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    WHO on WHAT magazine??
     
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    yes
     
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    I had to Google the girl.

    She's not fat, she just very meh :coffee:

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    That's the pig from The Office US.
     
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    They should put that Mindy from Facts of Life on the cover.
     
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    You've never watched The Office, & you've never heard of Elle Magazine??
     
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    pronounced "elly"

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    She has ugly moles on her shoulder and back. And she's fat.
     
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    I have never seen The office.

    Sorry.

    Who said I've never heard of Elle Mag?

    The fuck is wrong with U?? :coffee:
     
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    I remember she played Richard Lewis's assistant on Curb your enthusiam
     
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    Never seen dat one either :coffee:
     
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    She needs to choose between the shoes and the jacket. Not both, not together. It doesn't make it cute because she is famous.
     
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    Oh wait; that might be a blouse. Well, she better decide either way
     
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    They always had her going on dates with boys on that show... That was Hollywood fantasy at its finest
     
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    Richard Lewis' kidney transplant was the best season ever.