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Shape Apologizes for Putting Rimes on Cover

Magazine's editor: We didn't mean to tout 'husband-stealer'

(Newser) - Who knew LeAnn Rimes offended so many people? Enough readers complained about her appearance on the cover of Shape that the editor-in-chief actually apologized, reports. Rimes, of course, cheated on her husband with also-married co-star Eddie Cibrian, ultimately breaking up both marriages . In an email to subscribers who... More »

Kim Will 'Never Be Skinny'? BS

Kardashian and Shape team up to destroy body image

(Newser) - Shape thought it would be a good idea to put a bikini-clad and, yes, skinny Kim Kardashian on its cover…alongside the coverline, “I’ll never be one of those skinny girls.” The obvious problem here is that she is one of those girls, writes Hortense on Jezebel... More »

Fitness Mags' Bikini Bods Promote Eating Disorders

Shame on Shape for putting recovered bulimic Katharine McPhee on cover

(Newser) - No single thing causes eating disorders, but fitness magazines and their hard-bodied celeb cover models aren't helping, writes Katie Drummond. "Like heroin for the eating disordered, they offer misleading diet information, along with airbrushed photos of impossible physical ideals," she writes for True/Slant . One in particular has sunk... More »

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