Page 2 | The News - Is Kate looking alarmingly thin?

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Rosebz Wed 12-Feb-20 00:38:07

On BBC she does. ITV seems to be using selective views.

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speakout Wed 12-Feb-20 06:02:47

She does look very slim- I was quite alarmed. And I am a "size 10 athletic type" - not a case of criticisnig slim women.

HelloDulling Wed 12-Feb-20 06:38:28

Didn’t see the news, but she’s looked thin, too thin, for a while. Her hands look too big and she’s looks older than she is (though she dresses in a mature way, so that is partly down to that).

Aridane Wed 12-Feb-20 06:58:43

Telly Addicts?

BlackCatSleeping Wed 12-Feb-20 06:59:42

She looks the same size as her sister. In swimwear, Pippa looks toned and well, not ill.

Doggodogington Wed 12-Feb-20 07:00:32

I think she looks beautiful, she is slim but not gaunt or ill.

mistermagpie Wed 12-Feb-20 07:02:33

You'd have to be blind not to agree that she is very thin.

Before I had my recent baby I was very thin but athletic from running. My BMI was under 19 when I got pregnant. I'm actually a similar build to Kate and I was easily a stone heavier than she is now.

At 5 foot 9 which I think she is, that would make her about 8 stone ish. Nobody can tell me that that isn't incredibly thin, no matter how 'sporty' you are.

PineappleDanish Wed 12-Feb-20 07:02:43

I said the same thing when I saw the pics of the four of them yesterday, she has gone past the "slim" stage and into the "too thin" category. Hope she's OK.

MangoFeverDream Wed 12-Feb-20 07:02:46

She has always been very slight. She looks healthy to me

She looked normal during her uni years. Now she looks like a lollipop.

YesIDoLoveCrisps Wed 12-Feb-20 07:03:44

She’s not naturally that skinny as in older pictures of her before she was famous she looks a more average sized figure, she has changed her lifestyle to lose that much weight.

BlackCatSleeping Wed 12-Feb-20 07:05:45

She is very slim, but I'd love to look like her.

GetOffTheTableMabel Wed 12-Feb-20 07:05:53

I would be put off my food if I thought strangers spent time on the internet scrutinising and criticising my appearance. It would make me too anxiety to eat properly.

SoupDragon Wed 12-Feb-20 07:06:11

Funny how it's OK to comment on someone being thin but pointing out someone is obese is "fat shaming"

GreyishDays Wed 12-Feb-20 07:07:22

Anyone got a link to hand? I could google but I’d have to trawl a bit.

Rebellenny Wed 12-Feb-20 07:08:27

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SchadenfreudePersonified Wed 12-Feb-20 07:10:20

She is very slim, but I'd love to look like her

I wouldn't. I like my insulating layer of wobbly-wobbly. (Though maybe it could do with an inch or so less blubber)

SchadenfreudePersonified Wed 12-Feb-20 07:12:25

She's very pretty though.

TheGirlFromStoryville Wed 12-Feb-20 07:12:27

If its true that cameras add 10 pounds, then yes she is tiny. Agree with a pp that she now looks like a lollipop.

kateandme Wed 12-Feb-20 07:12:37

i just want her to be ok.
my friend said if she did have a problem youd think she would be helping more mental health charities and specifically eating disorder treatments which i thought was quite interesting.as most celebs hep those that they connect with.but then again eds are secretive so that might be the difference.

mistermagpie Wed 12-Feb-20 07:12:42

I'm not sure I agree than 'thin shaming' is really comparable to 'fat shaming'.

When I was at my thinnest I did get a lot of comments about it, some along the lines of 'you need a cake', which were obviously hilarious, but mainly comments about my willpower, discipline, how I didn't look like like I'd had two kids etc etc. Most of these were said in a bit of a sneery way, but they aren't actually negative things.

Compare that to an overweight person and the comments made about them and I think the tone would be really different. Obesity is seen as hand in hand with lazyness etc, the connotations are totally different.

Theroigne Wed 12-Feb-20 07:15:42

Her figure is just the same as mine was when I had an eating disorder for several years. Same height etc.

Her Uni pics suggest that she was once bigger than I’ve ever been (apart from pregnant).

I too am naturally slim but no way have I ever been naturally that slim especially not after kids.

I’m pretty certain that she must eat an alarmingly small amount to be the way she is. I’m not judging her because I don’t really care tbh but if she isn’t careful she is going to have some problems in later life. I hope she doesn’t.

SoupDragon Wed 12-Feb-20 07:18:05

Obesity is seen as hand in hand with lazyness etc

and thinness is seen as hand in hand with mental an eating disorder.

Theroigne Wed 12-Feb-20 07:19:07

Exactly @mistermagpie thin shaming is nothing like as bad because thin has always been aspirational. When I had an ED it was secretly hugely encouraging to hear people tell me I was thin.

Theroigne Wed 12-Feb-20 07:19:53

It’s not soup, it’s seen as disciplined. Someone even said so upthread here.

SunshineCake Wed 12-Feb-20 07:20:54

Horrible posts.

BigButtons Wed 12-Feb-20 07:22:59

she deffo has the lollipop look look now. That's a give away really.

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