Posts Tagged ‘Christina Aguilera’

Do Tabloid Headlines Put Too Much Pressure On Losing Weight Quickly?

March 11, 2010

Every time a celebrity has a baby, the inevitable tabloid covers follow. First, there is the announcement type picture of mommy and baby and then second, comes the unescapable, large-fonted headline about how she lost an insane amount of weight in a small amount of time.

Kendra Wilkinson lost 20 pounds in 8 weeks proclaims on  recent issue of OK!  Nicole Richie was spotted in a bikini just two weeks after giving birth and had a flat stomach! Heidi Klum takes to the runway for Victoria’s Secret  just six weeks after having her fourth child!

Now, I like hearing about post-baby diets and workouts, but I don’t think the emphasis of these stories should be on weight loss fast. Instead, it should be about getting back in shape and returning to a normal, healthy routine.

All of these women have achieved something outstanding, but it takes a  personal trainer, personal chef, model genes, and basically, money and time that a normal woman probably doesn’t have. It also takes a magazine’s photoshop department.

When women (and their husbands) look at headlines and stories about post-baby weight loss, it can set up unrealistic expectations. Everyone loses at their own pace, some in a few weeks and months, while others can take a year or longer.

I for one, am sick of hearing about how quickly celebs have lost it. Just take a look at all these headlines:

Do you feel pressured by the focus on post-baby celebrity weight?



Guess Which Celebrity Babies Turn 2 in March?

March 9, 2010

The ever-flowing maternity waters always spring eternal in Hollywood. But just a scant two years ago, a cluster of stars (and in some cases their spouses) were all in a delivery room pushing or prepping for a C-section at the same time to bring forth the best little people to come into their lives. Here’s a roundup celeb toddlers entering the terrifically terrible twos this month:

1.    Halle Berry’s daughter Nahla

Favorite stomping grounds (according to paparrazi pics): Playground, beaches and zoos

Which parent she looks most like: Halle, but she has Daddy Gabriel Aubrey’s eyes

2.    Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony’s twins Max and Emme

Favorite stomping grounds (according to paparrazi pics): Concert stages, backyard parties and yachts

Which parent she looks most like: It’s a tie! Max looks like J. Lo and Emme looks like Marc

3.    Christina Aguilera’s son Max

Favorite stomping grounds (according to paparrazi pics): Playground with Dad, out and about everywhere with Mom

Which parent he looks most like: Dad Jordan Bratman

4.    Scott Baio’s daughter, Bailey

Favorite stomping grounds (according to paparrazi pics): Out and about with Mom and Dad, playground with Dad

Which parent she looks like: Mom Renee Sloan

Happy Birthday 2-year old celeb babes! This group would make for some fantastic playdate birthday party wouldn’t they? Posted by RIR