When you’re in the spotlight, there’s the added pressure to meet Hollywood’s near-impossible beauty standards. Most of the time, that involves extreme dieting and brutal workouts to lose weight. There are, however, several prominent figures who refuse to change their bodies for an acting role, modeling contract, or some other job opportunity. See what these celebrities have to say about how and why they say no to losing weight for their careers.
“No, I don’t have the same body type as the other models in shows,” she shared in an Instagram post in September 2015. “Yes, I have boobs, I have abs, I have a butt, I have thighs, but I’m not asking for special treatment. Your mean comments don’t make me want to change my body. If I didn’t have the body I do, I wouldn’t have the career I do.”