Okay, I just... aaagh! Look, I know a lot of females in Hollywood are skinny and I'm sure a lot of them are in fact anorexic or bulemic or whatever new name it has, but - OMGHOWSHOCKING - could some of them actually be naturally thin? OMG, right? Like it's inconceivable that there are people in this world who aren't overweight! Who can, for instance, eat a bowl of pasta and not have "aftermath" pictures of it splashed on blogs claiming they're disgusting fat pigs (or pregnant!)
Look, I am what they call an "ectomorph". It's very hard for me to gain weight, whether that be fat or muscle. I've been within the same five-kilo radius for many years and I've been clinically underweight my entire life (my "body mass index" or whatever it's called tells me that) - omg you can see my collar bone, I should enter into an anorexic rehab clinic!!!! I know plenty of girls who are naturally skinny too, but you know what? THEY'RE NOT ANOREXIC! They're just thin. They're like me. I can eat more than a lot of overweight people, but that still doesn't mean I gain a kilo for longer than an hour and then it's gone.
And that brings me to Keira Knightley. Keira Keira Keira. I love my Keira, I do. Since seeing Atonement I have been telling people that I am "forever in the rapture of Keira Knightley" (sounds poetic, right?) and when she goes around saying she got her Golden Globe nomination news the morning she had a killer hangover just makes me love her more.
And you know what? I'm sure there are times where she has been skinnier than she should be (I am thinking of that Pirates 2 premier and the gold dress), but why do people continue to blather on about her being anorexic. There was one time I got really sick and none of my clothes fit me because I lost so much weight in such a short amount of time (I went on holiday, came back a week later having to gold my pants up!) I wasn't making myself vomit I was just dreadfully ill!
She's never been like Lindsay Lohan whose weight has fluctuated. She's never been like Nicole Ritchie whose weight rapidly sunk to miniscule levels. She's always said she's naturally thin, and considering the path she seems to be taking in her career and the fact that she doesn't live in Los Angeles begs the question of why she would be anorexic. The Brits like a few extra pounds on their gals from the looks of it. And, yes, I'm sure there are plenty of photos out there that make her look ghastly underweight, but I'm sure there's a few photos of you that make you look like a fright, too. Photographs can be tricky, you know!
So, look, I'm sorry a lot of people actually have to manage their weight and don't have the freedom to be skinny all the time, but that doesn't mean you need to - effectively - abuse, mock and slander those of us who don't. Okay. Thanks. That is all. I just needed to get this off my (skinny-but-not-anorexic) chest.