- A Filipino-Chinese-Canadian TV host called out viewers for assuming she was pregnant after a video of her went viral on TikTok.
- Melanie Ng, an anchor and reporter for “Breakfast Television,” explained on Monday’s broadcast that she received a flood of direct messages from viewers asking if she was “expecting.”
- Ng recalled feeling angry and frustrated while reading the messages and reminded viewers to “not comment on a woman's body.”
- The TV host explained that she may have looked pregnant due to the dress, camera angle or from eating “a burrito.”
“Breakfast Television” anchor and Toronto reporter Melanie Ng reminded viewers to never “comment on a woman’s body” after many asked if she was “expecting” due to a viral TikTok video.
The Filipino-Chinese-Canadian anchor and other “Breakfast Television” reporters shared a TikTok video on Friday dancing and lip-syncing to the song “Telephone” by Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé. Ng is seen at the beginning of the video strutting towards the camera wearing a black and white dress.
Kumail Nanjiani, one of the stars of the upcoming Marvel superhero movie “Eternals,” was body-shamed for being too buff for his role.
How it started: The 42-year-old Pakistani American actor and comedian shared a picture on New Year’s Day, showing a slice of pandan tres leches cake while wearing a tight shirt that accentuated his muscular physique.
Malaysian pianist and actress Cathryn Li Yuanling has sparked a discussion about body image on social media after posting an Instagram Story saying that any size above a medium is “sinful.”
In the Story posted to Cathryn’s now-deleted Instagram page, the 30-year-old artist encouraged some of her close followers to go down to a size XS/XXS, and called a medium and above “as sinful as obesity.”
Katelyn Ohashi, the UCLA student-athlete who recently won the 2019 Collegiate Challenge, shared a poem she wrote about her experience with body-shaming.
In an interview with “Good Morning America” on Thursday, the 21-year-old gymnast shed light on her experience with body-shaming which she first encountered at age 14.
Dutch Mill Myanmar has come under fire for “body-shaming” in its latest ad showing a man who looks shocked and disgusted after seeing a woman with a protruding belly.
The 30-second commercial by the dairy producer was first posted online by Dutch Mill Myanmar last August.
British actress Jameela Jamil has won praises on social media after putting a body-shaming stranger at the gym back in his place.
In a Twitter post last week, Jamil recalled the offensive encounter with a man during a recent visit to the gym.