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Entertainment

Web Desk
November 5, 2020

Kat Dennings stands up to body-shamers for Billie Eilish: ‘Take a good hard look’

Entertainment

Web Desk
Thu, Nov 05, 2020
Kat Dennings stands up to body-shamers for Billie Eilish: ‘Take a good hard look’

Kat Dennings previously lost her cool over how badly Billie Eilish was treated merely for donning a tank top and shorts out in public. In light of that Dennings shed light on her motivations behind standing up for singer at the time all during her interview with Entertainment Tonight.

She was quoted saying, "Any woman in the spotlight is already under a tremendous amount of pressure. I mean, the internet is gross and awful and I hate it. But she especially for some reason."

"I don't know if it's because she's so young and it just feels so inappropriate for anyone to comment on any young person’s body ever, it's just gross. People forget themselves because the internet is this wall they can hide behind."

The 2 Broke Girls star added, "I felt personally affronted by it because she's a beautiful young girl who is making unbelievable, earth-changing art. I mentioned in my tweet that I looked exactly like that when I was her age and I had a horrible time. I think things have improved as far as body image for girls and boys and everybody — things are more inclusive now."

Dennings concluded her interview by saying, "But when I was growing up it was not like that. I hope people know that people are in their corner and that [body-shaming] is not okay."

For the unversed, Dennings initially hit the spotlight after her previous tweet in favor of Eilish went viral, and began receiving a lot of praise by the singer’s fan base and body positivity advocates.

At the time she wrote, "Anyone reacting to @billieeilish having a normal body has to take a hard look themselves. As someone who looked exactly like that at her age, it'd be nice for this unhealthy nonsense to f--- right off. She's beautiful and normal goodbye!"