Jennifer Aniston: I'm not pregnant; I'm fed up with tabloids

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Aniston says she's not pregnant and she's fed up with predatory tabloid culture that defines women by their looks and maternal status.

In an essay published Tuesday in the Huffington Post, Aniston says constant paparazzi coverage contributes to a "dehumanizing view of females, focused solely on one's physical appearance." She says the further speculation over whether she looks as though she's pregnant or may have eaten too much "reflects the warped way we calculate a woman's worth."

She says the amount of media resources spent on trying to find out if she's pregnant perpetuates the idea that women are incomplete until they marry and become mothers. She says she doesn't expect tabloid practices to change, but she hopes consumers will become more aware of the messages such publications put forth.

Bg pattern light

UPGRADE TO PREMIUM

Subscribe to Samoa Observer Online

Enjoy access to over a thousand articles per month, on any device as well as feature-length investigative articles.

Ready to signup?