WEDDINGS
06/15/2017 05:16 pm ET

10 Ridiculous Body-Shaming Comments Brides Received Before The Wedding

Bye, haters! 👋

Whatever happened to the old adage, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all?”

Evidently, these insensitive people ― including the brides’ own family and friends ― didn’t get the memo. Below, 10 brides on the secret-sharing app Whisper share the ridiculous body-shaming comments they’ve actually received. 

  • 1
    I feel sad that my mum didn't want to see me in my wedding dress when she visited. She said there was no point because I was too fat.
  • 2
    On my wedding day, my husband's aunt told me "you know, you don't look pregnant you just look fat". I was 36 and a half weeks pregnant. She wonders why I can't stand her.
  • 3
    My nan asked "should you really be eating that?" I was having my wedding cake
  • 4
    When I was getting my wedding dress altered the alterations lady said "you better lose some weight." Bitch, I'm not paying for your advice.
  • 5
    My mum was helping me shop for a wedding dress and said if you chose to lose some weight we could get this one. Why can't we shop for the body I have mum?
  • 6
    I'm a size 12-14 but I'm really short so I look fat. My mom said I need to lose a ton of weight so I won't have to get a bigger wedding dress and look like a fat bride...I'm the smallest person in every way at home...
  • 7
    My mil chose the morning of my wedding day to say that my dress makes me look pregnant. I'm just fat with even lower self esteem now
  • 8
    Just went to try on a wedding dress and the woman turned to me and said "So how much weight are you planning to lose?" I hadn't even got the dress over my head!! Harsh!! Xx
  • 9
    my mom told me she was embarrassed about my weight when we went wedding dress shopping and before my wedding 😢
  • 10
    The groomsmen for our wedding call me fat and ugly all the time. It's my fiancé's family so I don't say anything.
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