Joan Rivers recently took two swipes at Adele's weight.
First, the "Fashion Police" co-host told David Letterman that the singer should have named her hit song "Rolling in the Deep Fried Chicken," and in an interview with HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill last week, she wouldn't back down from those comments:
"She's a chubby lady who's very, very rich, and she should just calm down -- or lose weight!" Rivers said.
Not surprisingly, Rivers' comments were't received well by many, including comedian Adam Hills, who blasted the 79-year-old for her mean remarks toward the singer:
"If you make fat jokes about Adele, you're being a d***," Hills said during his weekly television show "The Last Leg." "And I'm referring to you, Joan Rivers."
"Adele is one of the very few women in pop music I want my daughter to look up to and you're making jokes about the way she looks when you're so insecure about your own face you've spent more money on it than the producers of 'Life of Pi' spent on that tiger," he continued. "Get a plastic surgeon to manufacture yourself a new soul."
Of course, Rivers isn't the only celebrity to take aim at Adele's weight. In November 2011, Lady Gaga told Stylist:
"Adele is bigger than me, how come nobody says anything about it?" she asked, before making sure to sing Adele's praises. " She’s so wonderful and I think her confidence is something I have to match. She has set the bar very high for a lot of woman. I need to be a confident woman and just say politically active things when I can that are helpful to young people."
The comment about her weight was seen as quite unnecessary, as was designer Karl Lagerfeld's ruminations on her body:
"The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice," he told Metro in 2012.
While there are those out there who have decided to pick on Adele for her weight, the 24-year-old mother of one doesn't seem to care what they think.
"I've never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I'm very proud of that," she told People in February 2012.
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