Get ‘im Kirstie! Hollyweird actress Kirstie Alley recently blasted the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch for his comments about big girls not belonging in their clothes.
When speaking with ET’s Rob Marciano about her health and body image, Alley passionately addressed the hot-button topic after mentioning her belief that all people should look the way they want to look.
“I just heard [about] this guy from Abercrombie & Fitch today. …This dude from Abercrombie & Fitch—he’s the CEO—what a [expletive]!” Alley said emphatically.
“He says…Abercrombie clothes are for people that are cool and who look a certain way and are beautiful and who are thin and blah, blah, blah. He goes on and on and on. That would make me never buy anything from Abercrombie even if I was cool and thin. I got two kids in that [age] bracket that will never walk in those doors because of his view of people.”
The 62-year-old actress is often lauded for breaking the mold of Hollywood’s high standards for body image, and lightheartedly poked fun at her weight in the short-lived 2005 sitcom Fat Actress.
“If I have something to do with more full-figured women being in [the] mainstream and having their own shows, then I will take total credit for that, but the main point to all of this is that—and it’s the reason I did Fat Actress…it was my way to bring myself around to look the way I wanted me to look because…I had thirty years of people telling me how to look.”
For more of Rob’s interview with Kirstie Alley, tune in to Entertainment Tonight.
We’re with her! Jeffries comments are old as hell but he deserves to be blasted for them every day for the rest of his life. That brand doesn’t deserve the success they have either. SMH.