Remember the time when Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had Aaradhya and the media and critics wouldn’t shut up about her weight gain? I’m sure everyone remembers that time.
Actress Raveena Tandon touched the sensitive topic of weight in her latest column for a leading daily. She also spoke about her friend Aishwarya who was constantly victimised because of her post-partum weight.
An unhealthy precedent — the media wasn’t too forgiving after my friend Aishwarya had her baby. They went on and on about her baby weight! What gives!?? I remember I’d just gotten over and through the same treatment when they started on her! How unjust is that! I mean… give the women a break! Our body has just gone through the beautiful process of creating and developing a whole new life and bringing it safely into this world! And some cads don’t even give you that breathing space to be when you just want to be and enjoy the moment!
She also went on to write how these days, the fashion industry is accepting normal body type as size 10 but we still have a long way to go.
You can read her full article here.