Lili Reinhart Defends Slamming Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala Weight Loss

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She remained true to her words. After apparently calling out Kim Kardashian, Lili ReinhartClarified that her intention was to open a larger discussion about toxic diet culture.

“Sigh. “Sigh. I speak up because I don’t see enough people with large platforms calling out toxic behavior in our industry. Some people will never understand where I’m coming from and that’s okay ☯️🙏🏻,” Reinhart, 25, tweeted on Wednesday, April 4, after her initial comments made headlines.

One day earlier, the Riverdale star took to social media to question Kardashian’s interviews from the 2022 Met Gala. “To walk on a red carpet and do an interview where you say how starving you are… because you haven’t eaten carbs in the last month…all to fit in a f–king dress?” Reinhart wrote via her Instagram Story on Tuesday, May 3. “So wrong. So f–ked on 100s of levels.”

The Ohio native continued: “To openly admit to starving yourself for the sake of the Met Gala. Knowing that millions of young people are watching you and listening to every word you say. The ignorance is other-worldly disgusting.”

The actress also requested that others stop showing support for the “stupid, harmful celebrities” who contribute to harmful conversations about different body types. “I am not generally an angry person but I swear to god, the toxicity of this industry sometimes really gets to me,” she concluded at the time.

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Despite the fact that HustlersKardashian, 41, was not named by the star. Kardashian’s post came just one day after Skims founder Kim Kardashian revealed that she had lost 16 pounds in three weeks to be able to fit into her Bob Mackie gown. “It was this or nothing,” the TV personality told VogueMonday, May 2: Marilyn Monroe’s white dress from 1962. “I didn’t starve myself, but I was so strict.”

The California native noted that she “would wear a sauna suit twice a day, run on the treadmill, completely cut out all sugar and all carbs and just eat the cleanest veggies and protein” in order to lose weight. Kardashian also bleached her blonde hair before her Met Gala red carpet debut. Pete Davidson.

After Fashion’s Biggest Night, the businesswoman offered a glimpse at her celebration with pizza and donuts. “So, after the Met, I am starving,” the KKW Beauty founder said later that night while showing off a donut bar via her Instagram Story. “And my favorite donuts in the entire world, in New York City are these mini donuts. They are so cute, I have them all in my room! How cute is this?”

The Keeping up with the Kardashians alum also showed off numerous pizzas in her hotel room, adding, “Guys, I haven’t had carbs or sugar in almost a month. Yes. [not for]Three weeks. And this pizza … I’m so excited!”

Reinhart has spoken out about her struggles with body images before. “I’ve been struggling with obsessive thoughts about my body/weight the last few months and it’s gotten pretty severe in the last week,” the Chemical Hearts star detailed in a series of Instagram Story posts in January. “So I want to take a moment to be vulnerable and share this in the hope that any of you who are also struggling don’t feel so alone. I’m here with you. It’s challenging to look at your body with love instead of criticism. It’s a practice I’m still learning.”

The CW star offered praise for her attributes while slamming society’s unrealistic standards for women. “My body has carried me through 25 years of life. All my scars, tears, trauma … I wish I could love it more, even when it doesn’t look like it did when I was 20. But I’m trying,” she shared. “I know my body deserves equal love and admiration at any size. It is difficult to feel at home in your own skin. It’s as if my body has abandoned me by changing. I’ve looked in the mirror and pulled my skin back tight to see what I *should* look like. What I’m expected to look like … in an industry where you’re ~inconvenient~ when not a sample size.”

Reinhart concluded: “I know I’m not alone in this toxic way of thinking about my body. And it’s heartbreaking that this feeling is understood by so many of us. Let’s continue to talk about it. Normalize it. Empathize with others. Show compassion and kindness.”

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