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Jennifer Aniston Confirms She's Not Pregnant, Slams Tabloid Media for Body Shaming

Jennifer Aniston Confirms She's Not Pregnant, Slams Tabloid Media for Body Shaming

Jennifer Aniston has confirmed that she is not pregnant and she is slamming tabloid media for body shaming women while perpetuating the false story.

“For the record, I am not pregnant. What I am is fed up. I’m fed up with the sport-like scrutiny and body shaming that occurs daily under the guise of ‘journalism,’ the ‘First Amendment’ and ‘celebrity news,’” the actress wrote in an article published on the Huffington Post.

“The objectification and scrutiny we put women through is absurd and disturbing. The way I am portrayed by the media is simply a reflection of how we see and portray women in general, measured against some warped standard of beauty,” Jennifer said. “We use celebrity ‘news’ to perpetuate this dehumanizing view of females, focused solely on one’s physical appearance, which tabloids turn into a sporting event of speculation. Is she pregnant? Is she eating too much? Has she let herself go? Is her marriage on the rocks because the camera detects some physical ‘imperfection’?”

Jennifer said that she used to not take tabloids seriously, but she can’t tell herself that anymore with all the “stalking and objectification” she has experienced for decades.

“This past month in particular has illuminated for me how much we define a woman’s value based on her marital and maternal status. The sheer amount of resources being spent right now by press trying to simply uncover whether or not I am pregnant (for the bajillionth time… but who’s counting) points to the perpetuation of this notion that women are somehow incomplete, unsuccessful, or unhappy if they’re not married with children,” she said.

Jen added that she will be open with the public if she ever does become pregnant.

“Yes, I may become a mother some day, and since I’m laying it all out there, if I ever do, I will be the first to let you know,” she said. “But I’m not in pursuit of motherhood because I feel incomplete in some way, as our celebrity news culture would lead us all to believe. I resent being made to feel ‘less than’ because my body is changing and/or I had a burger for lunch and was photographed from a weird angle and therefore deemed one of two things: ‘pregnant’ or ‘fat.’ Not to mention the painful awkwardness that comes with being congratulated by friends, coworkers and strangers alike on one’s fictional pregnancy (often a dozen times in a single day).”

To read the complete article, visit HuffingtonPost.com.

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  • Faith + 1

    Oh come one, she knows exactly what she’s doing when she pushes her tummy out —> media attention.

    Creating rumors and then playing victim, she has a good PR team.

  • dede

    Oh puleeze you big nose thin lip woman! You live off these rumours. Is that why you were talking so many PAPS walk in NY last week bringing attention to your self, but hiding your tummy on purpose,,,STFU Jennifer..

  • LindSAY

    She a is damn right people think being married and pushing kids out of your V is every woman dream. Flash news its not the case. I heard she had a bad relationship with her mother so maybe thats why she doesnt wants kids. I don’t know, what I know is that she is pushing 47 getting pregnant seems almost impossible at that age. But yeah she could get a surrogate ( I personally hate that whole concept) but its her choice, her body, her life.

  • http://rememberingthedesireisprivate.blogspot.com/2015/04/wyoming-blue-eyes.html#comments GFW

    No actress should ever have to do this. She’s letting shaming win.

  • MollyBD

    Good for her. It’s gotten ridiculous how many times the tabloids have had her pregnant. Isn’t it about ten thousand times now?

  • qiq

    She could also adopt.

  • LindSAY

    Yes I forgot about that.

  • sera

    She loves the attention.

  • qiq

    She is a good friend with Sandra Bullock, who also adopted. I think Jen will pick this way, if she ever decides to become mother. I personally think she couldnt have children and she just made peace with it – she was not pushing it via surrogacy which I really like since I am also not a fan of that concept.

  • Roscoe

    “Fed up.” Hilarious choice of words given the context.

  • shoes4life

    Honey, you brought this scrutiny on yourself when you were screaming to the hills I will and I shall have a baby soon and so on and so on for years. So don’t get mad because you made your fans feel sorry for you by playing them and now you wan’t to cry behind the fakery of you being body shamed. Also, she still playing the baby card by saying again at 47 she may become a mother one day. Yet knowing this keeps her in the tabs on baby patrol. Girl please!

  • Gala

    Right …

  • saphiry

    I’m only 28 and still people keep asking me when I’ll be a mother, telling me that I should start thinking about that and if I don’t, there must be something wrong with me. There is something wrong with society making women think that at a certain age they HAVE to be mothers or they’re worthless. Sad but true.

  • Mona

    She should stop defending the choices she’s made for her life. If you’re happy with what you’ve got then GOOD FOR YOU! Reading this made me laugh because she’s supposedly addressing the “tabloids”, tabloids are known for reporting ridiculous false stories 99% of the time. She’s said so many times that she doesn’t care about reading tabloids. Look, if you’re happy with the life you have, without children etc.. just enjoy that and stop talking about it!!!!! Doing this makes you just look unhappy with your choices in life.

  • Haven

    Whatever, Jen. She pulls the same stunt all the time, whenever someone else is getting more tabloid stories than she is. Johnny and Amber were all the news until her fake pregnancy rumour, and immediate publicist’s denial.
    This was lasts month’s news, get over yourself.

  • lucy

    Aniston said she did want adopted children, ever.

  • Dawne

    Taking to the public readership is really quite a lack of impulse control…….when this bitch festers, we are all to break out in hives.

  • Dawne

    Most of the posts just disappeared.

  • jane

    she should just be quiet and be thankful people even care about her. it’s not like she’s anything more than a has-been tv actor

  • plez

    Still playing the victim. She used her body for attention. How many times was she on the cover of mags half naked. Now that she is almost 50 and it’s changing, it’s an insult for tabs to write about her body.
    She is the one that has talked about having babies. She is the one that said after her divorce that in 5 years she would have a baby with or with a man. It’s not the tabs fault if they took you at your word. A mature adult would just say no comment when asked about having a baby. But Aniston never did because it suited her pr needs. Now at almost 50 it’s no longer cute to still being asked if you are going to become a mother.

  • SaraJ

    She’s not the type that calls the paparazzi to photograph her. They only get her when she’s downtown NYC or shooting a movie… and it’s invasive. Go Jen.

  • Gina

    I’d take you more seriously if you weren’t staging pap shots to generate these pregnancy rumors in the first place, Jen. It’s a typical PR tactic called ‘supply and deny’ where you supply the rumor only to debunk it later, thus generating attention. You’re not fooling anyone, girl. She probably has a movie coming out soon or something.

  • Gina

    Her PR team could stand to be a bit more creative, though. They are one-trick ponies.

  • millerz

    GOOD FOR YOU JEN!!! I LOVE HER> Wish more women would speak out against this rather than starving themselves to live up to it. Its sad and disturbing.

  • Faith + 1

    I’ve looked it up. She has three new movies coming out this year.

  • laura

    GO JEN!

  • laura

    You’re still scrutinizing her body and her life, even if you pretend to agree with her.

  • siennagold

    Why do people keep pressuring her to be pregnant? Maybe she doesn’t want to have kids. It doesn’t demean her in any way and it doesn’t make her less of a woman. It’s her choice.

  • Claire

    She’s playing the poooooooor jen card again ! She love tabloids and she’s crying now ? Forever Rachel is just plain and petty.
    Don’t feed rags and go against them after. Pathetic

  • Hea-dey

    She will play this card again when they will divorce.

  • Mayette de Guzman

    She’s happy w/ her life that’s y she has ignored all these tabloids 4 d past 2 decades. But a person also has a tipping point particularly since she’s been d subject of these more than the others & it has gotten more absurd & ridiculous. I hope after this d paps & d tabloid will leave her alone.

  • Mayette de Guzman

    Bravo Jen! I hope after this d paps & d tabloids will leave u alone. All d Fanistons like me will always luv & support u.

  • Mona

    The reason she’s been a subject to the baby rumors for so long is because she’s done countless interviews talking about how she wanted to have children. She was married to Brad Pitt for what? 5yrs? She didn’t have kids with him. She talked about wanting to start a family during that time, yet she’d make fun of the rumors when they’d float. Even after they divorced she did an interview with Vanity Fair and talked about still wanting to have children a boy and a girl. Now she acts all like she’s the biggest feminist and plays that card of “you don’t have to have kids to be complete” duh most women already know that. If she’s happy with what she’s got she shouldn’t even talk about these things, because at the end of the day nobody really cares.

  • Cheyenne

    She said once she had no interest at all in adoption.

  • LindSAY

    I couldn’t care less about a celebrity getting pregnant or not. It has nothing to do with me. You must be mentally instable to say that.

  • Gina

    Thank you. I rest my case.

  • laura

    Yeah, because it’s very normal to say “You must be mentally instable to say that.”, or “I heard she had a bad relationship with her mother so maybe thats why she doesnt wants kids.”…

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  • RP

    Well done, Jennifer! I have much more respect for you than before!

  • S.

    It’s kinda funny, for more than a decade she very actively played the “Watch me hiding my belly, I might be pregnant!” paparrazzi game whenever she wanted media attention.
    But now that she’s too old to use this cheap trick she’s suddenly upset and angry about the media attention she actively seeked… Really, Jennifer??

  • S.

    She has been talking to the media about having a baby since her marriage with Brad Pitt. Ever interview was “I want a baby and I will have a baby!” again and again.
    She could have said “That’s private, no comment.” or blacklisted all baby questions but instead she used those interviews and her “Look, I’m hiding my belly, I could be pregnant!” paparrazzi game to stay relevant when her movies tanked.

  • S.

    BS. She’s known for calling the paps, lately they always “happen” to find her when she just randomly “forgets” to wear a bra…

  • LindSAY

    Look you obviously have too much time on your hands because you want to argue woth strangers on the internet about them scrutinizing a celebrity (which I do not do since I have a life). But maybe your just projecting here.
    All of that seems unstable to me.
    I wont be answering anymore so move along.

  • MyName

    So, movies have their own promotion. They also use talk shows and other media they deem legitimate rather than tabloids.

  • MyName

    No one has to negatively insult someone at any age or stage.

  • MyName

    No, she’s finally just fed up and it came out.

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