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Jennifer Aniston Just Shut Down Body-Shamers And Baby-Shamers In An Epic Interview

"Why are we teaching young women this?"

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Jennifer Aniston is a subject of endless tabloid speculation — particularly around her body, and whether or not she's pregnant. In a recent interview with Vogue, she offered a pretty spectacular takedown of our body-obsessed culture, and the sexism behind it.

It all started when Vogue asked whether she thinks things are getting any better for women in entertainment. Aniston replied:

I don’t think it’s getting much better. I think the problem is the tabloids and the gossip columns taking the human body and putting it in a category. They’re either fat-shaming, or body-shaming, or childless-shaming.

Jennifer then turned her attention to the gossip magazines that constantly speculate about whether she's pregnant, reminding us what a deeply personal matter that is:

I couldn’t hear this narrative anymore about being pregnant or not pregnant; you have no idea what is going on personally in our lives, and why that is or is not happening...

But Aniston wasn't done yet. She also had a solid message for women struggling to live up to society's expectations of them: "Who gives a shit!"

If you’re going to walk out and have your nipples showing, or your belly is a little bloated, or you’re not at the weight you want to be — you are perfect no matter what you are and no matter where you are and who cares!

"I just know that I’m happy and healthy and doing everything I can to be good in the world and to the people I work with," she added.

You can read Aniston's full response to the question here.

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