What should have been a beautiful belated honeymoon turned into a bit of drama for LeAnn Rimes.
Vacationing in Mexico with hubby Eddie Cibrian, Rimes shared her bliss with her Twitter followers, posting a photo of herself on the beach in a blue bikini on Sunday.
Shortly afterward, fans began commenting on her thin frame, with one noting, "Whoa, you're scary skinny! Sorry don't mean to offend but that's a lot of bones showing through skin..."
Rimes fired back and gave the critic the skinny.
"Those are called abs, not bones, love," wrote the singer, who wed Cibrian in April. "This is my body and I can promise you I'm a healthy girl. I'm just lean. Thx for your concern but no need to be."
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Man, she does look a little thin. At least it's not a controversy over cosmetic surgery. I feel like that's usually the first leap that the media makes when we see celebs with anything particular about their body. Maybe she needs to eat more or less, but I also don't see how that's our issue to discuss.
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Insecurity is written all over this poor girl. Leanne, you are way to skinny. There was a group of my friends ( two women and 8 men) one picked up a mag with a pic of you and every man there said you were way to skinny and not attractive at all. Not trying to be mean but you put yourself out there and flaunt yourself to be judged. Oh, and two guys in this group are fitness instructors.
I love Leann Rimes but damn she really needs to start packing in some pancakes, bacon and porkchops
Oh, he is going to cheat! What she doesn't realize is that it doesn't matter how rich or thin she is. Once a cheat always a cheat.
I saw the bathing suit picture. If she were my daughter I would be seriously concerned.
dude.... abs are muscle– I have a degree in forensic anthro, and i will tell you that some corpses have more meat on them than that. thin yes, toned no, porkchop please.
It's scary that some people here contend those who believe LeeAnn is too thin are "just jealous". There is nothing here to be jealous of – I know that if I woke up tomorrow morning looking like her, I would scream. Maintaining a body in that condition takes at the very least an extremely rigid and obsessive routine, one that likely borders on an eating disorder. Her appearance is not natural and is sure as hell not the result of healthy eating and exercise. It's obvious she has a problem, whether it's food obsession, exercise compulsion, or an eating disorder. There's no way you can stay looking like that and not be doing something extremely drastic.
So this article is back for the second time this week...here goes:
Id hit it...no i mean literally for being a homewrecker. That guy is going to leave her any day now since her looks are bombing fast with no real means of income in her future...other than his.
PS. eat a few pizzas you skinny girl
Anyone remember Calista Flockhart? Couldn't understand the fuss then,especially after seeing her do one hand pullups .LeAnn just looks healthy, though maybe not a bodybuilder. Probably looks better than 95 out of 100 that criticize her appearance though.
Adele has the voice of a true soul artist, her body shouldnt make any difference.
lean rimes sounds like a cow, and looks like a monkey boy.
why is this even making news????
She looks way better now than when she was chubby. Why does everyone suspect eating disorder when someone is just a few pounds underweight. Eating disorders come in all sizes and shapes and most of the fatties that are saying she is too skinny are obsessed with weight and food themselves. Leave her alone everyone is different, I don't think she is dangerously skinny. She looks like she has been working out.
So would she refer to those side ribs showing as "abs". Or how about those pelvic bones? They're showing rather 'well'.
"Eyebrow-raisingly skinny", or perhaps "Head shakingly skinny", yes. "Scary skinny"? Not quite yet, but close.
Speaking AS A FAT PERSON who has previously been thin: LAR looks more or less what I've become accustomed to as being 'normal'. All of my aunts were 5'7-5'10 and not a single one of them weighed more than 130lbs. My grandmother was the same until she hit her 60's. My mother was until her husband passed away: She consoled herself with food.
Personally, I am 5'7. Until I got married and moved away (along with a huge lifestyle change that came with medical issues NOT related to my size of the time) I was all of 130-135lbs. Supposedly this is underweight for someone my height, but honestly, I was active, I ate plenty of healthy, local foods and stayed outside from 10AM until dark.
For those of you bellowing about how it's only the "fatties" and the "uglies" going on about LAR's size because they think being fat is the norm, I think you might be mistaking.
I think it looks more disturbing to some because they honestly don't find it attractive, just as I don't find a 200pound body builder in contest condition attractive. It sickens me, not because he is unhealthy, but because it's not something I like. I say that a body builder in contest shape *looks* unhealthy because their BF% is too low. It makes me shudder to think about the things that tearing down to that kind of % must be doing to their body.
It's the same with this young woman, I personally think her BF% must be rather low... but not *too* low because... Well, You can see she has abs, but there's not enough definition in them to consider a minuscule BF%.
Personal opinion from a local fattie: She looks fine. I don't think she's all that attractive to begin with, and no, I don't think her body size is unusual.
it's funny that most comments of her looking good are coming from men
the women are concerned for her because they know how much pressure society places on them to be thin.
She was never "chubby" and has always been pretty, it would be a shame to see her lose any more weight!
I'm sorry but if your elbow bones are wider than your arm.....and you have to breasts....you should stop losing weight.
She is scary adulterous. Scarlet "A" for Anorexia. My prolapse itches.
LeAnn Rimes needs help with her choice of clothes. She is as flat chested as they come. And she dresses like she's big busted. Wake up LeAnn. You have 2 backs.
Hey...I'm not a woman and I'm not fat....I checked her bikini pictures and the Twitter fan is RIGHT. LeeAnn is anorexic. She may be denying it, but that is what anorexic people do.
Lloyd, if that picture of her looks perfectly fit to you, maybe it's time for you to get your eyes examined. She is freakishly skinny. And, as you say, maybe I'm a little overweight, but I'm over 70 years old, not under 30.
I agree she does look ruff and she is scary skinny.
She is NOT "naturally lean". Has anyone actually seen pictures of her over the years? She used to be a healthy weight and looked normal – nothing like the way she looks now. This is fairly typical obsessive-compulsive behavior on the part of cheaters for whom the other man or woman becomes like a drug. What she's doing is frantically trying to look as good as she can so that her drug (philandering husband) doesn't leave her like he left his last wife. It's fear-based. Her defensiveness is a result of her denial, rationalization, and lack of self-awareness.
I wonder how many of you saying that she's in shape, and those that don't believe it are fatties...are fatties themselves? I'd much rather be myself (bit on the chunky side) then to look like she does. To me, it's disgusting. You can be thin, in shape, and not look like that.
Fat people think she is scary skinny... America has become so fat that when someone cares enought to be in shape and take care of themselves they are considered freaks and unhealthy... It is you fat people that are scary fat...!
I'm thinking she's pretty ugly on the outside and in...
In the photo above she looks skinny. She once was rather plump. Seems like she has gone and done a 180 plus! Why would someone post a photo of themselves at the beach! That is pretty self-centered and showing a lot of egotism. Her head has always looked too big for her body. Now that she is skinny she is beginning to look like an alien! She can go around talking all she wants about "abs" and being in the best of health, but the reality of it is look at her shoulders, arms and breast bone. Then look at her legs. Before she became well known is when she probably looked the best. She had some meat on her bones and look pretty good. I have nothing against heavy people or thin people. The problem lies in the extremes of heavy and thin. In my opinion, she is too thin. If you go to this site you can see what she looked like now and then.. http://connect.in.com/leann-rimes/images-leann-rimes-foto-0-leann-rimes-foto-leann-rimes-1-892777400498.html When did she have the fakes put in? Photo #6 is a good look. I don't see any abs just a little tummy and some ribs. However, if she is fine with it and her husband doesn't care, then its her life.
look, love. technically, there may be abs in that picture, but it's sure no ripped six-pack. what is being commented on is not "abs" it is unhealthy skinny bones sticking out of skin. it has been a stressful year, i'm sure, but you really need to eat a little something. your once sweet face now looks very hawkish. honey, most women are not supposed to look like that. i hope your new husband is being supportive.
All you fat people need to calm down. She is skinny but not nasty skinny. You are just jealous because you are medically obese and having a hard time lasting one minute in bed with out a snack break.
If a man will leave her for you.... theres a good chance he'll leave you for someone else!
I was just gonna say that! I bet shes so skinny/ "healthy" she doesn't get her periods! There are plenty of skinny women that do not look all bones. It wouldnt hurt her a bit to gain 10 pounds. I dont think women are jealous. I think it sets a bad example for young girls. She looks like shse dying to be thin!
Gee, fat or fit, thin or obese, there sure a lot of MEN here hating on women. Guess who's got the real problem? Your mother's must be proud.
She's hot....if you're into 12 year old boys. She looks ill...and those are definately NOT stomach muscles. Yuck.
She's hot...if you're into 12 year old boys. Wow. THAT is NOT healthy and those are NOT ab muscles.
She looks fine in the bathing suit. She is thin, but thin is good as opposed to fat. Most women are fat and do not look fin in a bathing suit. Sorry but true.
If she didn't have those new implants, she would look completely like a boy. It would be interesting if she didn't have them, how hot any of these guys would think she is...
Yum yum gimme some! LeAnn, you are one hot babe!!! Pay no attention to the ignorant imbeciles who are so accustomed to staring at blubber all day that they moronically see you as too thin, when the reality is that every woman should be as thin and fit and HEALTHY are you are.
She must be on the Renee Zellweger diet and fitness plan.
I can't believe how awful people can be. You can't be overweight, people think that it's ok to say awful things about the looks and perceived habits of anyone who is even slightly larger than a size 4. But then, god forbid you are a skinny person, who might possibly maybe, potentially be anorexic, people feel like they can just say whatever they want about you too. So really, there is no safe weight or body type to be when you are a woman, somebody somewhere is going to have something awful to say about you and feel like it is justified. And god forbid you pass the age of 40, then a whole new world of insults is opened up for you. I couldn't believe the things people said about Cindy Crawford. People need to remember the old saying that if you can't say something nice don't say anything at all or that people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. I guess all you people that have nasty things to say are just too perfect for words, and all of you throwing back handed complements saying anyone who insults celebrity X must be ugly or fat sound like wonderful people to be around too. Basically everyone who takes the time to make an awful comment about someone else seems petty and nasty no matter if it is directed to other posters or to the celebrity.
She looks perfectly healthy and in fine, athletic shape. She has the body of an elite athlete – muscular and toned. She'd be too skinny if she didn't have the muscle mass, but that simply is not the case.
I think she looks good.
better than being "scary fat". there's enough pigs on the planet.
Yes, being overweight is unhealthy, but so is being underweight. People discriminate much more toward overweight people, but that doesn’t mean that being extremely skinny is a healthy alternative. OBVIOUSLY, LeAnn Rimes is way underweight for her height and her natural body weight. If you can’t see that then your perception of reality is really skewed.
She is too skinny.... and entirely too condescending – as if her fan base do not know the difference between the abdominus and the ribs or hip joints – wow, what an ego. Call me love and I'll slap you down !!
I don't care about celebrities' weight issues. She looks great in the above pic. She looks odd in the bikini pics – somewhere around the pelvic area there are weird concave shadowy bits, and her shoulders and elbows are obviously meant to have bigger arms between them, but...it's her body...it's her life.
Seriously, she looks good. She's maybe 5 or 10lbs to thin. Over 2/3rds of Americans are obese and they don't know what normal should be. The fact is she looks much better is and is healthier than those who are overweight.
I just came from the beach where we saw beautiful bikins everywhere, if i saw her the mix of these others I'd turn to buddy and say "thats sick". Her bikini photos are nasty,she should cover dat up!
Well, I am the first to compliment another owman on whatever asset she has, be it her abs, her hair, her legs, whatever... I am not a jealous person, and no I'm not overweight – just 5'2" and 110lbs....however i have to agree, she does look scary skinny, (been there) and those don't look like abs at all, they look like hip bones sticking out. Now in all fairness the angle of the camera could be off but her arms look off too. I would say she looks pretty thin, but not 'fit' on a working out scale. ;-( She definately has changed that is for sure.
I'm 5'71/2 and 2 yrs ago went down to 90 pounds due to emergency surgery and had to be tube fed for a month. So I can def tell you LeAnn is too thin. I looked approx same size as she does now. I saw her perform last year in our little town in Canada and her heart was not in her singing on stage. Several people walked out. She has an amazing voice but she is SO obsessed with this guy; I see a huge fall coming followed by a tell-all book. Her career has been reduced to working casinos and small town rodeos. She just doesn't care anymore.
All the fatties need to be slapped for their selfish, slovenly lifestyle.
Ship them to North Korea for a communist crash diet!
She is a pig her new hubby is a pig BOTH thier ex spouses should be happy to be clear of them! She has NO talent and is UGLY!
Most country women are healthy big and even sometimes Heffers...but there are pencil thin ones too I guess.
It may be "normal" to be unable locate a single bone in your body without digging for it, but that does not make it natural or healthy. Haven't you ever SEEN someone with a natural body weight before? Or a picture of a real underweight person? (Hint: Starving people have visible rib *bones*, not visible oblique muscles. The distinction may be lost upon those of you who expect to see nothing but a smooth plane of fat). If you think someone is underweight because they can locate a few major bones and muscles you are manifestly in no position to judge this thin (but well within the healthy range) woman. She does not deserve to be heckled by a bunch of condescending, probably-obese ignoramuses.
She looks good. There are so many fat people in America that we forgot what normal is.
She's got less meat on her than a chicken mcnugget!
LeAnn, you will always be your harshest critic despite the acerbic posts here. In all fairness, it doesn't matter one iota what others think. To thine own self be true and nothing else matters. Who'd 'a thought you can mix Shakespeare and Metallica in the same meaningful sentence? lol
Her body isn't ours to judge here, just saying. If she needs help she'll get it. But the criticism is unnecessary.
She thinks those are just abs? I've seen girls with anorexia who weighed more! you can see her hips and her ribs! her legs have no definition.. chicken legs!
She looks fine. The picture above does not even show where her hips...they're below the frame. She's got boobs. See the video from Shape magazine...she looks great! Very feminine.
it'd be like rooing a bycleframe
Those are called ribs and hip bones dear, not abs. Anorexics never face the truth about themselves, that's part of their sickness.
I never thought LeAnn Rimes was particularly pretty, but after seeing this pics... WOW! LeAnn baby, you are one smokin' hot chick! I just love women like LeAnn who keep their bodies thin and fit, as opposed to the 75% of American females who are pathetic, fat lazy sows.
Oh, Honey - you're a f'n bone! I hope Eddie likes the <<>> he hears when he's on top of you...
Trixie....that sounds like a plump girls name. Plump are we?
She may not be scary skinny, but she sure is scary UGLY! I can't believe Eddie Cibrian threw his ex over for her.
Keeping in mind that film puts on 10 lbs., I think this lovely young woman is looking on the verge of being unhealthy. It's unfortunate that so many stars have bought into the Size 1 is 'fat', myth.
It's nice to know that the majority of men out there like their women built like women – not like skinny boys with breasts. (mostly fake ones, because once you loose too much fat, breasts can't naturally be that big).
I looked up that bikini picture. She is definitely slim, even thin. She is NOT anorexic. As an Physician Assistant, I looked carefully at the picture above. Especially the places where ribs meet the sternum. Also at the clavicle. Thighs, arms. She is thinner than I've seen her before. But she's ok.
I'm glad that so many are alert to the threat of anorexia. But please... back off LeAnn. I'm sure she'll gain a few pounds if left alone. She doesn't need to gain but a very few.
She is very fit and very normal looking. All of you who are complaining are probably typically fat jealous fatty fats! You FAT people are the abnormal ones. Youre all just jealous of a person who can take better care of themselves. Youre all fat pathetic losers! go work our do some crunches. Or better yet....eat a twinky!
HOT. If she lost a few more pounds then she would look sickly, but at the current weight she does not look sickly or unhealthily lean. I'm a male, 6'5", 197, and I have hip bones that stick out quite similarly to her photo. Believe me, you wouldn't think I'm sickly looking.
LeeAnn, you look fantastic. You're thin, so is my girlfriend, she runs marathons and is very healthy. Most of these people are used to walking and living amongst disgusting fat bodies. So when they see you, they don't know what normal is.
Congrats on the wedding, got one coming up myself in July..
Well stated. And congrats on avoiding the all-too-common fatty trap. I am proud to say I have always avoided it as well.
This singer's career is basically over, and the only way she can stay in the "spotlight" is via tabloid trash topics. It's sad and I can't believe people are actually interested. I clicked on this article ONLY to comment on this subject.
Are you people serious? She doesn't look too skinny? SHE LOOKS LIKE THE CRYPT KEEPER FOR CRYING OUT LOUD! No I don't weigh 400 lbs and DON'T think that overweight is healthy either. Her bones in her elbows are literally sticking out! And this is healthy??? Perhaps someone should take the circus mirror out from in front of her and her supporters. Go look at a picture of her from a few years ago and check out the drastic weigh change... she looked healthy then, now she looks anorexic, case closed.
Lawlz* people get supa angry. It's fun ^-^ by the way the Hangover 2 was amazing. Good movie to watch after graduation!
The fact that if someone is skinny they are sick or if someone is chubby they eat to much is part of what is wrong with our Nation.
Instead of worryng about what others look like we need to worry about ourselves.
If someone is skinny and they feel they look good. GREAT If someone is chubby and feels they look good GREAT.
But look at your own self and say that beauty comes from within not my skin. Hello we may all be a little better off.
And trust me I have family that are both skinny and chubby and sickness does not care what size you are.
So Let the woman be small,skinny,well fit whatever she wants to call herself and judge yourself not others.
I'd believe it if she hadn't been a chubby teenager. And in that picture, it was DEFINITELY bone, not muscle.
Obigot is farrrr skinnier than LeAnn Rimes. LeAnn is HOTTTTTTTT!!!!!!!!
I finally checked out the photos, and my verdict is that she is not too skinny, but would look better with an extra 10-15 pounds. She appears to have lost weight since she was on the cover of Fitness (if I remember the magazine correctly), and she did look healthier when she was on the cover than she does now. IF she was truly 'scary skinny' we would see more ribs and her back would look bony. But with her hipbone sticking out, she is on the bottom side of the healthy weight/bmi scale. If she continues this weight-loss trend she WILL be unhealthily skinny.
Look at her chest. You can see ribs. Because of medical problem my son looked like that and it was not healthy.
How many of you LEFT WING HYPOCRITES think that OBIGOT is too skinny? He is a skeleton.
She's not that skinny, she's just ugly southern hoe!
Looks like a pair of side ribs to me !
Do any of you know her? What gives you the right to tell her she is in denile when you have never had a conversation with her. You have no idea what her situation is or what the truth is.. so shut the up. :) You sound so ignorant making statements like this.
She looks absolutely horridly ill. I have seen her look so beautiful in the past and right about how, she needs to eat a sandwich or 12. My god Leann..girl, you are sickly looking, surely your husband must see this???
I just understand you LIBERAL HYPOCRITES. You call LeAnn too skinny but YOUR PRESIDENT OBIGIT is FARRRR SKINNIER THAN LeAnn but no complaints about OBIGOT.
That is a walking bone, disgusting but she's a disgusting cheat anyways so oh well.
Funny all the obviously larger women (see I was nice and didn't call you fat) here try to rationalize their size by saying LeAnn is scary skinny or unhealthy. Obviously she is happy, healthy and looks great. Plus I bet she doesn't lose her breath climbing stairs like most full figured women do.
Being fat is not healthy. Big large and in charge is not healthy. Being proud of your large curves is not healthy. It is you trying to rationalize your unhealthy eating habits and lifestyle. BTW it is not a genetic disorder, it is caloric intake.
This girl looks so phukkin hot I'd love to do the "hedge-hog" on her! I'd sink my disco stick in that tight little rektum!
Listen to all the fat people telling themselves that skinny girls are ugly. It works so much better on the Internet, when people can't see you and IMMEDIATELY realize why you're saying the things you're saying.
Not only is she scary skinney, she is scary ugly!
That there is our farm cat. Don't get her mad or she'll scratch you.
I guess since the average american is large and in charge it is hard for them to recognize slim and tone.
Replace the phrase "large and in charge" in your statement with the far more accurate wording "pathetically lazy, slothful, gluttonous and obese" and I will agree with you completely!
Ohhhh yes she is! Scary gross skinny! Teenage girls that look up to her should not see that..
D@mn LeAnn, that is one smokin' hot body you got! Please pay no attention to the clueless morons who whine and groan that you're too thin.... They're just so accustomed to seeing obesity in their friends and family (and mirror) that they become delusional and confused when confronted with a woman who is actually fit and of appropriate, HEALTHY weight. So whatever you're doing with re. to diet and exercise, KEEP DOING IT!
She doesn't look bad, but she doesn't look that good either...
She needs to gain about 20 lbs.
I agree, but only if those additional 20 pounds are localized in her breasts and butt cheeks. Otherwise, LeAnn's body is perfectly smokin' hot as it is!
Those aren't abs love, those are definitely bones. Nice try.
Please understand that you set an example for young people; appearing skinny enough as to be unhealthy sets a bad example.
I used to think she was cute, but now she is GROSS skinny. That's just disgusting. Ewww! Meat is for men, bones are for DOGS.
You're just bitter because all the women in your life are disgusting, obese hogs.
I love it when lazy fat-ass out of shape probably shouldn't even be sitting in front of a keyboard Americans can't even recognize what being in shape looks like. Have another cheetoh fat-ass!
can people just realize that some people need to have more meat on their bodies and some just don't? One person can be healthy at 90 lbs, 5'3 while someone else would be too skinny at the same weight/height. If she's too skinny, I would expect to see a lot more rib cage bones.
WHO posts pictures of themselves on vacation – while they're on vacation? Seriously, does she have nothing better to do on her "belated" honeymoon?? Get a life!
Now that's a fine woman!
NO, Shes not, but she'd be quite fitting for Skeletor :-)
This person is too skinny. This person is too fat. Check out this persons baby bump. This person is getting a summer bod...
Who gives an efffffff.
She looks like a Sleestak and yes that is scary skinny.
That's so weird, I've always thought she looked like a sleestak but thought I was the only one! (I also think Nancy Grace looks exactly like Zombo!)
I've seen heavier people in the Sudan.
Well all I see is the picture with the bear in the background. She looks in great shape, trim, muscular, I don't know what
photo they are talking about but her muscle structure in her face and arms. FINE!
I truly wish the (VERY FEW) men who are applauding her skinniness would just stop. You are the ones so many women die trying to look good for. Emaciated is not healthy and I am not jealous or obese. I am sorry but the "just left a POW camp" look is not for me....
I'm more concerned about why she would wear those ugly sandals?
I think too many people are getting way too used to overweight people becoming the norm and it's clouding their judgement. Fat is not normal.
She's lean and muscled and I'm glad she's speaking back..
Hear, hear, well said :)
Hell... you would have to shake the sheets to find her. I would be afraid I would break her if I touched her.
Her bod certainly looks better, but she's still not an attractive girl.
In this photo she looks like she is doing a scene from he walking dead? Costume in tatters, the whole look...
Yes, she is scary skinny.....
As someone who loves a woman with a grotesque sagging belly and obese bodyweight, I can only wish more American women were at Ms. Rimes' composition.
She looks smoking hot! All of the haters here are probably chronically obese, hateful women who wonder why they are miserable and unloved.
Correlation, you think?
Absolutely correct. Obesity has become so disgustingly common in America that the clueless among us actually believe that fat is ok and thin is somehow unhealthy. The obvious, incontrovertible TRUTH is exactly the opposite. In a perfect world every woman would be as thin and fit as LeAnn clearly is.
Really?? Is that the most educated response you could conjure up that the "obese" haters are the ones making hateful comments? how does 5'7 and 130 pounds appear to you because that's my size..FAR from even over weight and this girl is looking like she has something medically wrong she is so skinny. So please grown up and be an adult unless you are still actually in jr high.
The issue here is the pressure that people put on celebrities to look perfect. Most female entertainers have only a 15-20 pound window of what the entertainment industry thinks they should weigh. Its like a size 0 in clothing is too skinny and a size 4 is too fat. If they weigh over 115-120 pounds (depending on height) the tabloids are all over it, even though for some of them that weight is on the low side of a healthy weight window. Then when they lose 15-20 pounds and get under 100 pounds they actually are unhealthy. The fact of the matter is that for most women 140-150 pounds is still in the healthy range – it all depends on height. However, in the entertainment industry, 130-135 pounds is considered fat and/or plus size.
America is MESSED UP. She looks perfectly healthy in these pics. Just because we, as a culture seem to think that fat is "healthy" doesnt mean its the truth. She has muscle tone and decent obliques and will likely live a longer, healthier, more active life than 90% of American women her age.
You're 100% correct. A great many Americans are stupid enough to believe that the obesity that has become so pathetically common in America is the baseline for healthy weight. And it doesn't help that the liberal media is constantly vilifying thin, fit women like LeAnn while excusing and therefore enabling the disgusting obesity of the average woman.
It's typical and funny to see the majority of people are Americans who making too skinny and/or scary comments. Majority of Americans are "over weight," and have become comfortable with seeing over weight – FAT people. Another point, many over weight Americans are simply jealous. They are paying the high cost of health care for being lazy, stubborn, and ignorant for not taking care of their bodies. I think LeAnn is gorgeous!
In addition...why are there no comments on her clown makeup? That's detracts from her beauty.
I don't know about scary skinny, but she sure is scary UGLY!
WELL YES YOUR RIGHT ABOUT THAT, BUT SMOKIN HOT HOME WRECKER
Yes, you are scary skinny. Nothing attractive about that physique. It does NOT look healthy at all. I'm sure one day when you are in need of some publicity, you will come forward and confess that you have an eatting disorder.
I'm quite surprised at the disappointing judgements being made here (and on her picture pages). For pete's sake, she takes care of herself, eats healthfully, and obviously exercises. You can see muscles in her legs, arms, and obliques. This is what people who take care of themselves can look like if they already were naturally lean. I've always been lean, you can always see my hipbones and some lower ribs, even when I eat like crap for months and never exercise. Then when I eat CORRECTLY and work out at a reasonable amount (run 10 miles/week and strength train, yoga several times per week, I get more defined and you can see those things even more prominently. Granted, some are naturally a little thicker, so they may never look like this unless they starve themselves. As for Leann, as far as I can recall, she's always appeared relatively lean; so she likely falls in the first group I spoke of.
For those who can't 'stomach' a thin girl – you should probably stay in America where you're comfortable. Don't go to Europe where there aren't overweight folks. You may freak out!
Scary? Not if you like "Concentration Camp Chic"!
Yes, you are scary skinny, little Mrs. In Denial. Your hip bones should not stick out like that, nor should the bones in your arms be so prominent. You need to get help for what could quickly become anorexia, if it isn't already, before things get worse. You can probably put on a good 15-20 pounds and still be perfectly healthy.
Well, I cannot speak to her health, but I can speak to the fact she looked much better before she lost all that weight. She was much prettier at a higher weight. I would not describe her as pretty or attractive now. She looked great on the Shape cover.
I'm not sure if she is "scary" skinny, but she is definitely treading pretty close to the line between fit and gone too far. Remember that photos tend to make people look bigger than they really are, so when someone looks tiny in a photo it is a little concerning. It is beginning to make her look a little frail. It's not like that weight is a result of a natural metabolism because she weighed more until just recently (and she looked healthy then). Plus her face is starting to look a bit gaunt as well. So while not necessarily scary, she needs to be careful.
There sure seem to be a lot of medical doctors posting on this site or at least people who are very familiar with her eating habits and her level of exercise.
Fat people only point and laugh on the internet.
If anything she's scary beautiful. She has a smoking hot face and body, thanks to good Southern genes, living right and getting lots of exercise, which no doubt includes lots of pilates. Her husband is one lucky guy.
The wrong "tact" is being taken on this issue.
First, start with a relaxing massage, followed by a "heath shake" using the body-building mixes available at any gym. Once she starts gaining weight, EVERYONE needs to tell her that "it's muscle, and not fat".
When she goes out to a club and does some dancing, her beau needs to feed her a couple of Carl Jrs.
A couple of my friends are also scary thin. It takes some input be friends to turn that around.
No skinnier than a SI swimsuit model.....
She looks like a white Michael Jackson.....just sayin.
I think that as long as she is happy with the way that she looks that's all that should matter. My hip bones protrude the same way that hers do and my bones show as well. I recently went to the doctor and am nowhere near underweight or "scary skinny." I am perfectly healthy and eat like a garbage disposal. LeAnn Rimes needs to be left alone.
We often want to pass our judgment of others' bodies off as "concern" and that's why Leanne is being super-defensive. But I think her fans are really geniunely concerned about her when comparing pictures of her from before to the present bikini shot. When she did the cover of SHAPE magazine recently, she looked toned & fit & healthy. Maybe people around her are encouraging her to be this way by telling her how "GREAT" she looks.
I agree with you completely. This isn't a case of the media picking on a "skinny" celebrity, as hello, that could be nearly every celebrity out there. This is a case of watching a girl go through a very public divorce/and her boyfriend, going through his divorce, being under a microscope for it, and her getting more and more skinny (than she already was!). People on here go on and on about how its just "fat" people who are confused about what is healthy, but look at the bigger picture here. This girl was always thin. She went through a lot in the public eye, and she still seems to be shrinking..
Speaking from experience at 5'9" and 120 lbs.when I was in high school and into my early 30 I had trouble putting or keeping any weight on even after having children. Now that I'm 50 weight is not an issue. Time will change things for her just like it did for the rest of us.
She is not going to see any problem at this moment, it is called denial.
She looks great! She's very lean, which there is nothing wrong with that. All the obesers just forget what "super in-shape" looks like.
There is no such thing as "super in shape". Either you're healthy and in shape or you're not, be it you're too heavy or too skinny, and she is too skinny. One's hip bones should not protrude like that, period, and she needs to find a way to accept that and get help before it gets worse. Nobody says she had to turn into a cow, she just needs to put a few pounds back on to get to where she was when she WAS healthy and in shape.
If my pants weren't around my ankles right now I would be able to answer whether or not she is too skinn-,ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, whoops, gotta go
Bwahahahaha Spot on. ahhhhhhhhhhh
She is in denial! She is very sick and I hope her husband realizes it and gets her the help she needs. Eating disorders left untreated kills. She was a truly beautiful woman before the drama of her divorce and the affair with her now husband. I think that was a trigger of something dangerous for her you can see it. It is obvious to everyone but her. Please get the help you need dear you have everything to live for!!
She looks freaking hot!!!!!!
One of the signs of advanced anorexia is when the top of a woman's arm is thinner than the bottom, as it is in the photo accompanying this story. Another is when you can see the ribs through the skin on the chest. Ditto. I didn't see the Twitter photo, but this woman needs to eat more.
How can she not expect comments when she broadcasts her own bikini photo?
I hear one develops eating disorders when you are a cheating homewrecker.
I think Rimes is an UGALY SCRAWNY FEMALE
Ignore them, you're BEAUTIFUL!
Leann looks like a bobble head.
She looks good to me. Women should be skinny. Some people are so fat that they think fat is normal. When it;s not. Fat is not normal.
She needs some meat on those bones.
LeAnne said "those are my abs"?? Hrmmm, I have more muscle in my HAND than she has for ab muscles! I don't know what she's talking about. She's a tiny, bony little thing. I wouldn't say she looks too unhealthy though. She could definitely benefit from gaining a few pounds.
holy cow, Micheal Jackson came back as a white woman
Oh, good grief, John...you're right!
It looks like she just humped that polar bear behind her and walking away in a hurry..lol
I think she looks great. There are Too MANY fatties out there. People love to run to the "eating disorder" excuse when they are too lazy to work out and eat poorly. It's easier to poo poo on others when you feel badly about yourself. Of course if you don't work out and eat crap, you will be fat or maybe even thin, but flabby! In general, people in this country need to take care of themselves and work out more. Practice good eating habits and daily exercise and you can good like her too. This country is too damned fat. A little skin and bone here and there aint gonna hurt!
She's right – she isn't scary skinny – she just ugly and unhealthy skinny. Nothing to be scared of, if she screws up her body it's no skin off my nose.
I love LeAnn Rimes stories because it give me a chance to point out that she looks like Jan Michael Vincent.
That picture is sad. You can see all the plastic surgery done to the face. She's one step away from Micheal Jackson. You can bank it she don't weigh 100 lbs.
She may not be 'scary skinny'... but I think she can see it from where she's standing.
She's not scary skinny. We've just become accustomed to everyone being fat.
I AGREE !
LeAnn is in denial! She looks anorexic!!
Obviously you are fat and bitter.
Gross. She's clearly in denial if she thinks that's "normal." Time to stop starving yourself and get on a normal regimen of solid meals and safe workouts. So gross.
LeAnn looks great. She only seems "scary skinny" when compared with today's average American, who is solidly obese. The fact is that thin is very healthy and beautiful, while excess weight is highly detrimental to health and ugly.
OK, I looked at the bikini pictures. See the muscle tone in those legs and arms? This is what a healthy athletic person looks like. Calling it "scary" or "unhealthy" just shows how fat and stupid people have become.
You truly hit the nail on the head. And the liberal American media only makes things worse (as usual) by glorifying the obese and demonizing the thin and fit whenever possible.
Sorry, William, but how on earth does the american media demonize thin people? And how are obese people glorified? Open any magazine, watch any tv show, news show, movie, commerical, billboard, print ad, etc. and tell me how obese people are glorified? Even on tv shows ABOUT obese people, they are shown as miserable people unhappy with themselves and their lives. Nowhere in American media are they "glorified." If anything, being healthy, fit and thin is what is portrayed on TV. Take a good hard look at the food industry and people's refusal to educate themselves on what they're really eating before making an obviously disillusioned claim like that.
Seriously, I cannot even bring to mind one single obese person in the media who is glorified. I never see a single obese person as a news reporter, or the star of a movie or sitcom, or gracing the cover of a magazine. I'm really curious to hear your reasoning for why you think obese people are glorified....
Buddha hath wisdom.
I think she looks great! We are soooo use to seeing fat women(average size for women these days is 14/16) that when someone looks great we call them skinny. Jealous everywhere!
She doesn't look unhealthily skinny, she just looks gross.
If your elbow joints are thicker than your biceps, it is safe to consider you "scary skinny".
No it doesn't. I can put my fingers around my arm above the elbow, and I just climbed 3000 feet in 32 miles on my bike. Judging people by these criteria is stupid.
SHe looks hot. More fat chicks should aspire to look as good.
Whatever, she looks incredible. I think envy is the only reason people are saying anything.
Why are certain celebrities always the target when others are allowed to remain under the radar from the same scrutinizing public standards ? Has anyone ever looked at the "perfect" host and mother of three, Kelly Rippa????
I can't believe the mags praise her pictures with such positive captions when her sunken chest shows bones protruding; a herniated looking navel, and noted "fractures' are just a result of too much exercise ???
Hello??? Anorexic fanatic? Let's show the same "concern" for all!
I'm not a fan of LeeAnn Rhimes, but ALL YOU PEOPLE CRITICIZING HER WEIGHT ARE OBVIOUSLY A BUNCH OF FAT, JEALOUS WOMEN! Stop dissing people who are toned, get up off the couch, put down the cookies and soda, and start exercising! You all probably voted for Kirstie Allie on DWTS, simply because she was fat and old!
lawl... she isn't "toned." she's skinnier than a supermodel. definitely has issues.
Sorry honey, those are bones not abs or anything other than crack ho skinny bones. And no, this is not healthy.
I think she looks hotter than ever. Eddy is a lucky guy.
I see there are a bunch of jealous fat women posting here today.
I sense the presence of a sad, trollish, little man.
Is this the w#0re that had an affair with Eddie Cirbian while married? Then yeah, this Skeletor wench is getting what she deserves. She'll waste away soon enough and then evaporate into thin air.
it is for certain
I don't think she knows what abs are.
I don't think she knows what food is.
People obsess waaaay too much about whether someone's 'too fat' or 'too thin!' This is an adult we're talking about, not someone under 18! If you're an adult, your weight is your own responsibility, not anyone elses.
So many ugly American women. A horrible epidemic.
Wow she looks great. A bunch of fatties just jealous?
She looks great. She did what 99% of Americans can't do – she's eating health and working out. Even the poor in this fat country eat twice what they should a day. People are never happy – you'd all complain if she were a little over weight.
She looks fine to me. Yes, she's thin but still has plenty of muscle, you'll are exagerating! I wish I looked like her!!!!
She use to be so attractive, don't see it now.
Leann, let's get together soon. I like you way better than that lardass Kelly Clarkson. Whew, what happened to HER? She'd be great.....if she'd cut her head off and sent it around on tour in a hatbox while that chubby torso of hers stayed home. Leann, see you soon, baby!
In other news, water is wet
Word! And gas prices dropped a hair.
Thank you to everyone who says thin is ok. I've always been very thin, but I'm not anorexic – I just eat lots of healthy foods and don't have weight issues. Plus my family genetics is small. It is hurtful having people tell me I'm too skinny...I have never told anyone they are too fat. I'm a "REAL" woman...just a small one. And I am very womanly, my husband has never thought I looked like a boy or a child. Those of you who say that are a bit "scary" yourselves.
The media needs to quit picking on these girls. Seems like Jennifer Love Hewitt just got through telling us "a size 2 is not fat!"
She posted her own photo, and the comment was from won of her followers. The "media" is (sic) not picking on anyone.
...that was "one of her followers." Auto word replacement sucks.
The general public is really unaware of the severity of eating disorders. People who are literally dying get almost no intervention. It is now almost ok to be morbidly obese. Some one that is 150 pounds+ overweight is equivalent to a wino living under a bridge ~ emotionally and psychologically ~ and yet most of their friends do nothing.
I worked once for a center of Hazelden, the supposed "premier" in the field of addictions. A fellow therapist was becoming so thin it was horrible. I tried to get senior clinical management to intervene and they told me I was being foolish. When her electorlytes finally flipped and she went into cardiac arrest and died they finally noticed.
The reality is that it's a financial transaction revolving around uncertain and ever-changing treatments. Addiciton, eating disorders, and many other issues are poorly understood, especially in terms of their long-term treatment.
She is not aging well at all. Maybe it's the lack of nourishment or her coke habit.
The two are often linked, and often go along with serious smoking habits which also have an effect on the appearance of age. She looks like the train-wreck she is. Pity, but she's not exactly valuable to society, so if she wants to accelerate her inevitable demise, so be it. Not as though she's going to offer a breakthrough in virology, or materials science, or be a great teacher... she's a washed-up entertainer... time to shuffle off stage.
She is either wacked out on coke or meth, or she has anorexia. She needs psychological help at the very least. She looks absolutely gross.
Meth is a hell of a drug.
In that picture she kinda looks like Michael Jackson.
She's scary thin or not.
"LeAnn Rimes: I'm not 'scary skinny'": You are not only SCARY SKINNY, as a public, "figure", you are encouraging little girls and those, LIKE YOU, that have eating disorders, to STARVE THEMSELVES TO DEATH.
If you're tweeting photos of yourself in a bikini, it's because you think you look good and seek adulation. When you don't get it, you get defensive.
This is wht girls these days look up to as role models. Our society beats these types of immages into tv, magazines and whtever else to make gilrs feel that they cannot be loved or liked for who they are. They get the message that in order to be seen as beautiful you need to be rail thin and sickly looking in order to be accecpted.
She does look to thin, she needs a good check up from a Dr. Her husband should speak up ....unless he likes her like this :(
having some curves is better than Hooks and Pins like a dairy cow.
All you fatsos bellowing about hot looking Leann...........I'm sorry, I can't hear you with that feed bag strapped to your faces. Fattys are so gross, no wonder you're all jealous of this girl! I'd like to make her sing alright........
LeAnn will be out enjoying an active lifestyle long after all the obese women in America are spending copious amounts of their time in dialysis and riding hoverounds.
"Fatties" can lose the weight, but LeAnn will always be an ugly homewrecker who sings like Kermit the Frog.
I just cut out 10 pounds of belly fat to donate to her. I hope she likes it when it arrives since I divided it up into 3 seperate freezer bags.
Nice of her to snap back at one of her FANS. Although, what does it matter? Her career doesn't depend on them. Oh wait.
She's right; she just IS scary.
I just looked at the TMZ photo on their website...she is very very skinny in that picture. She does have some muscle tone, but IMHO she looks unhealthy.
I find her physical transformation since becoming involved with this man very telling. It's not unusual for women who marry men with a history of infidelity to go to extremes to stay thin and "attractive". Often times going overboard in the process to maintain whatever body type they believe the man prefers. I think she if finding out that keeping a cheater is harder than catching one!
I wouldn't call it scary skinny. I would call it "bombed out on meth" skinny.
A. Im not even sure why she is famous considering that awful song she made when she was younger was horrible.
B. Her jugs look ok in this picture but otherwise she looks like she will make an awful looking old lady.
C. If anything, at least she is skinny instead of fat
D. ...not sure there is anything else to comment on considering she is basically nobody
Have any body you want... but quit trying to get everyone to have the same reality that you do.... if the saying is true that the 'camera adds ten pounds" you might check your 'healty weight' with a doctor who is not interested in your money if one can be found in LA LA land.
Yup, she definitely needs to eat a big mac or two. 5 more pounds and she would look great but the hip bones are not nice to look at.
Personally I think she just tries to "show off" her body to rub it in her hubby's ex wife's face. It seems like she goes out of her way to take jabs at the ex. She's pathetic.
That's borderline "crack skinny"
someone get this b itch a double bacon cheeseburger.
It's sad how many people assume that everyone calling her out on being unhealthily skinny must be some jealous, overweight girl. I'm a small women, and I've always been told that I'm skinny (but never unhealthily skinny), I wear a size 00, and weigh 105 lbs. But for my height and bone structure, that's a healthy weight for me, and my BMI is a very healthy 20.0. Even when I was five pounds lighter two years ago (and getting close to the minimum healthy BMI) due to school leaving me too busy to eat proper meals, my hip bones never, ever protruded, and I never had the gaunt look that she has now. This woman is terribly unhealthy, and it's disturbing how many people think she looks hot and healthy.
If you think that is scary skinny. you haven't seen what scary skinny really looks like. I think her body is just fine.
To put things into perspective, she isn't 'too skinny' until she develops a medical condition from malnutrition. Otherwise, she can be considered as a healthy person.
Here is another perspective. What if she was obese celebrity? Would she get a similarly strong response for being 'too fat'?
she does look a little too thin. if you're that thin i'd like to see some muscle, but instead it just looks like she's not eating enough. she certainly doesn't look like she's thin from running miles everyday. it looks more like she's just dieting, but i could be wrong.
Bottom line, quit posting bikini shots. Vapid narcissism at its finest.
Umm, yeah y'are.
Leanne, you look fabulous! I wish I looked that toned and svelt. However, pictures do put 20 lbs on you so I would not lose another ounce. This looks like the perfect weight to maintain. Keep being healthy, looking great and loving life - and we need to hear another new country song from you. All of you fatties out there (me included) - time to get a reality check - this is what we should look like at her age; not the pudgy Americans that we have become and allowed our children to become. Adopt a Siberian Husky and get out there and enjoy nature -, rescue yourself !
I think she is very scary skinny. I don't know of any man that likes a woman that skinny. its disgusting. I"m not jealous, i'm repulsed. If she would just gain 10-15 lbs it would make a world of difference. i don't know why she thinks that is so attractive. she hasn't always been that thin. someone has been telling her she needs to be that thin and its really sad.
So those knobs around her elbows must be all muscle, right? I am thin as well (5'4" 115lbs) and I get the odd comment from family about it, but I have some fat on my body (arms & thighs) and eat lots of nutritious foods (meats w/ fat, fresh produce, nuts, sushi). I also do not have boy hips. It's good to have some lean muscle on your frame, but not so little fat that you look skeletal.
Knobs at her elbows??????? You're seeing things. Hell my elbow is bonier then that and I am 6'1" and 188 lbs. But, I suppose you think I am too skinny too......as I wear a size 32 waist in jeans.
Dude, what? And I'm assuming you're a guy, yes? Women need some fat, otherwise they start to look aged especially in the face. Just look at the most recent pics of Renee Zellweger and you'll see what I mean. Our body composition is not really designed to resemble that of a man's. LeAnn hasn't quite gotten down to Renee's BF%, but I sure hope she doesn't because it just looks bad. And this is coming from a skinny girl.
Just have her reveal her BMI and that will destermine, once and for all, if she has a healthy weight.
Some of you are nuts. She looks just fine. The problem is that so many of you are fat slobs you are insanely jealous of someone that is fit and trim. When I was in her age bracket most girls/women looked as she does. She has low body fat, but obviously good muscle tone. Her breasts are normal (even large for svelt woman as she is).
Way too thin. She looked much better before. I think Eddie made her way too concentrated on her weight, and how she compares to his ex.
Um...yeah you are but who cares – if it works for you it works.
A picture is worth a 1000 words.
Nope she's just a cheater like Tiger and Arnold. Cept she doesnt get the public beating like they got.
I think she is ton, yes she has abs BUT I think she is to thin.
Skinny yes...scary skinny? NO. The reason Americans think so is because we're a country that is abnormally fat, so our "normal" is everyone else's fat. And our main immigrant group (Latinos) don't exactlty support a healthy lifestyle either. Just stating the obvious!
I work with someone that has an eating disorder (which she thinks she's hiding) but she looks scary skinny just like LeeAnn! Looks like an eating disorder to me.
You look great LeAnn, people these days are so conditioned to seeing overweight bodies they don't even know what a healthy one looks like. It's sad that you can't say anything to a fat person but the skies the limit for insulting the thin.
Well said Willie...god forbid someone is called fat, but when they're thin, all the fatties come out in droves to rag on them. And that's HOW FAT THE US HAS BECOME...thin is criticized, fat is elevated!
Uh, LeeAnn... yeah, you are. Remember, the camera really does appear to add 10-15 lbs.
Oh..and since this country's kids are faced with type 2 diabetes because they eat so poorly and are fat....she SHOULD be a role model. She looks like a trainer is with her a few times a week working out. The problem is that so many women (and men) are fat that they lost sight of what is "normal". It's not about starving yourself. It is about staying healthy. And healthy does not mean and extra 20lbs of FAT!!! Stop making excuses fatso's......unless you are willing to take responsibility and start paying YOUR fair share of the health care cost associated with sloppy fat gross lifestyles.
Sorry...you are too skinny (regardless of what you think) get a grip girl...ITS NOT ATTRACTIVE AT ALL !!! Who wants to make love to a bunch of skin and bones !!!! I want a little meat to roll around with.....not that 50 pounds overweight is good either....somewhere in the middle is where you need to be !!!! Go get some food into you and stop worrying about your skinny ass...we really dont care !!!
That's not scary skinny, that's hot!! I'm a huge fan of that body type. As long as the girl is healthy then there is no problem. She's no Kelly Ripa, but those pictures are gorgeous! I didn't know she lost so much. I'm a fan again! :-)
You people can't even tell the difference between someone with low body fat percentage/high muscular definition and someone who starves themselves to death. And people wonder why there are so many fatties in this country?
Women are too fat nowadays....she looks great. All women should stop making excuses and stop stuffing their faces so they can look like that. Natural curves? whatever.....LeeAnn is more natural because her body looks the wway it is supposed too.....not 20lbs of excess fat everywhere.......get in shape girls.....if your man has smaller legs,ass and arms than you....guess what.....your fat!!
HEAR HEAR BROTHER!! Sick of women trying to justify laziness and addiction to food!! Ever see a commercial for a chocolate desert (or any desert for that matter) that featured a man?
What the heck was I then...20 years ago...when I was the spokesman for Jell-o pudding pops?
And just to put it out there, I like my broads young, hot, and not so skinny that I can see thru her when the sun is bright.
if you're not "scary skinny", then you're "fugly"
If she thinks those are abs, she needs a basic anatomy lesson. Her body is her business, but she needs to be honest with herself.
Her personal trainer probably tells her all the exercises to do so it's no wonder that she never learned the difference between abs and obliques.
the answer my friend is blowing in the wind, the answer is blowing in the wind.....
Where she is concerned, the only thing that blows is her music
Why is media allowed to rip on skinny people but not fat
I am so sick of people feeling that weight is the one thing they have free reign to comment on!! As someone who has faced the same criticism at times, I am disgusted at you all. How many of you are the exact weight you are supposed to be? In fact, we have no IDEA what our 'normal' weight is – they only use the word 'average.' This reflects the median weight of a society that eats almost no 'real' food. Virtually everything you purchase in an American grocery store is either full of chemicals, also known as 'high fructose corn syrup', pumped with growth hormones or genetically modified (GMO), meaning there are PESTICIDES added directly to the seed...this includes cereals, a staple in the American diet, and everything else that has corn, soy, etc. Just because some of us choose to avoid these deadly options and support our local farmers markets and butchers, does not mean we are unhealthy. QUITE THE OPPOSITE!!!
This is a beautiful girl, enjoying her honeymoon. Anyone who has a comment on that is clearly unhappy with their own weight or appearance. She looks both happy and healthy!!!!!
I am exactly the right weight I am supposed to be and enjoy a very balanced approach to lifestyle. Ugly rant BTW.
She looks like micheal jackson except not as white and more trashy looking
Skinny or Fat...that is one fugly chick! Yuck! She isn't going to age well at all...
The picture in the article looks okay, so I clicked the link for her twitter post and had to view it separately since I don't follow her (or use Twitter), and she doesn't look healthy. Passable healthy, but she might look a little on the sick side.
Ummmm...Sweetie....You ARE scary skinny.
Please seek professional help asap!
Over the past 30 years, the average weight for an adult American has increased by 20 pounds. The result: people are so damned fat that when they see someone who's in the lower end of the normal weight range from 30 years ago, they think she's anorexic.
Cibrian probably has a thing for that 12 year old body look! She doesn't need pills or any of that gimmick stuff when she has the Ethiopian diet plan.
She is smoking hot! You all who say she is sick just need to have look at yourself the mirror and start oinking!!!
Really.......who cares! It's HER body.....................
Cibrian probably has a thing for that 12 year body old look! She doesn't need pills or any of that gimmick stuff when she has the Ethiopian diet plan.
She just needs to realize we live in a nation where the avg person is plump/overweight/obese, thin/skinny is becoming less acceptable. I get this all the time as well (skinny comments), think i might start firing back with "looks like you've packed on a few pounds" "you should go on a diet"... isn't it the same??
I don't think this is an online game. If people seem alarmed, it may be time to rethink your diet. (or outfits, driving speed, jokes, work habits... we all try to justify what we do...)
eh, let her get skinnier and then when he abandons her for another (again) she'll know what it feels like........homewrecker!
For everyone saying she doesn't look normal, maybe you should travel outside of the South. Just because ignorance is prevalent there too doesn't mean it's normal.
She's on the edge of anorexic. Put on about 10 pounds and then she'd look good.
Those bikini shots look like someone who just walked out of Dachau.
Not scary skinny but scary ugly.
She's just athletic
Too many fatty haters on this forum, and on her twitter.
Get out there, and exercise fatties.
Obliques are showing OH NO THOSE ARE THE RIBS!
Sorry taking care of your body fat levels doesn't mean you're scary skinny.
So basically the point fatties need to go out and do some activities, and maybe tweet from their phones instead of their chairs.
Americans are so used to seeing fat people that they don't even know what a healthy person looks like anymore. This is what someone with a small frame who eats right and exercises is SUPPOSED to look like.
Put down the cheeseburgers and stop hating.
Scary skinny? Just scary...
sorry but those aren't abs..........them be bones!
I think she looked great the way she was. Why do people think that hip bones and ribs are attractive? Those are not ABS Love.....
I wish i was as toned as she is. She looks like she's not afraid to sweat at the gym.
Calorie restriction leads to a longer life. Being thin, very thin, is healthy. Being the weight of the "average" American is unhealthy. America, get of your fat butts, put down the fries, and go exercise.
Gross. Eat something, I would have gotten into Osteology if I wanted to study skeletons. You could play her rib cage like a xylophone. PASS.
I wish I could magically transfer 50lbs off my body onto her's.
While I don't think she's "scary skinny"...yet, she's definitely headed in that direction. It would be different if she were that skinny and had more muscle mass (athletic body), but she does look like she's more and more emaciated each month we see her in the news. It's definitely noticeable because LeAnn doesn't have a face that looks well if she's too skinny, which she definitely is now and actually, her thinner frame makes her look a lot older than she really is.
At least she doesn't look like ABDULLAH THE BUTCHER!!!
She looks sick! Not into boney gals. Just not normal to look look like that. She obviously has some underlying issues she is dealing with. Maybe because her parents are very heavy she doesn't want to look like them and has an eating disorder. that would be my educated guess.
They ARE abs! Since when does you middle area have bones??? What is it like extension on ribs? You waist doesn't have any bones except the spine. Learn anatomy people. She is lean, and she is fit ... the only problem is that people in America aren't used to seeing lean and fit girls... so it's "SCARY", the same way blacks were "scary" at first because people weren't used to seeing things that are different from them.
If you're happy being fat, then be it. But as someone who knows a great deal about anatomy and nutrition, I will tell you that she is NOT skinny.... unless you also want to say that the whole population of China is SCARY SKINNY.. They are just build like that.
Those are not abs, genius. The bones you can see are the top of her pelvis. I should know seeing as I have the same thing. You can post your name as MD, but we all know you're full of crap. They don't mean "scary" as in something to be afraid of, they mean scary as in worriedly skinny. Bringing in race is just ridiculous and really shows your ignorance. America sees enough of "lean and fit" girls, but eventually, the "lean" goes too far.
Since when does your hip bone connect all the way up to your back?!
Scary skinny or scary fat, you are still a homewrecker.
She is skinny but i do not see anything medically wrong with her. Some people are naturally skinny. People are just hating on her because they are not thin. America has a weight problem, bigger people try to shoot down thin people to try to make being bigger acceptable.
Just because being as fat as a prize pig has become "the norm" doesn't mean it's healthy or attractive. I'd would take a thin LeAnn over a chubby one any day of the week.
She looks sickly and unhealthy. Like a concentration camp prisoner. She could be a WW2 extra on a movie set.
Her teeth are now bigger than her body!
She's starting to look like Michael Jackson in a white dress.
LeAnn: You are in denial. You are not "just lean" your current body is the result of some obsession, clearly. Those of us who have been there know it well.
It's sad that America has to stoop so low so as to be critical of others' outward appearance or physical fitness.
When a woman's face starts to look like a male body builder's face it means she has too little body fat. She's at that point for sure.
What an abominable monstrosity she has become. I always thought she had a dog face, but now it looks more like Herman Monster. I think she has been smoking crack and crystal meth with Lindsay Lohan. Maybe they will just jump off a very high cliff together. That way, the air, water, and food that they normally consume would go to somebody else who worthy of life.
help me doctor
I'm a naturally skinny girl too. I don't think she is too skinny. Her stomach is abs, not bones. I don't know about Herr hips, didt see those shots, my ribs show too but I've been at this weight for 20 yrs including before and after I've had my son. The easiest way to tell if someone isn't healthy is by looking at their enery level. She doesn't look like she can only stand and pose.
Then you didn't click on the Twitter link to see her in her bikini. The picture at the top of the CNN article is NOT the picture everyone is talking about.
I saw those pics.
It's a very insecure person who puts bikini pictures of herself out into cyberspace. Even if she actually looked good in those pictures, it wouldn't change what she did and therefore, what many people think of who she is inside. My guess is that she thinks the same thing. That's what she needs to be putting her energy into, making that right with herself and the people she's hurt.
It was the paparazzi who took those photos, LeAnn didn't do that herself.
Whoa... that girl is effin U-G-L-Y...
Wonder how long before he cheats on her
and you are effin' RUDE!! Wonder how many people are lined up saying how great you look? Wouldn't matter; apparently your personality stinks.......
She almost looks like Michael Jackson in that picture
She looks like the corpses from Michael Jackson video "Thriller." Girl you need to eat or you will lose that man back to his wife or someone else.
She seems a little delusional to me.
One person on this comment site quoted the health statistics for obesity. Let me quote some facts on anorexia and bulimia;
8 million Americans suffer from anorexia/bulimia. 7 million women, 1 million men. The costs of treating this disease are so staggering that many can't afford treatment. Anorexia/Bulimia is the most expensive mental health disorder to treat. Anorexia/Bulimia has the highest mortality rate of any mental health disorder including suicide. 80% of American 13 year olds have dieted. 93% of women/men treated for Anorexia/Bulimia will need to enter treatment again. Obsession with working out and looking like a particular pop star has become commonplace in America. Women/men who work out 6 days a week actually have a mental disorder called Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Wake up!!!!! This woman looks unhealthy!!!
Body Dysmorphic Disorder is far more than how long you work out for or how many days. Under the definition you just gave, every professional athlete has BDD. If you look at Heidi Montag (well, thankfully she's disappeared lately, but her before and after multiple plastic surgeries...) THAT is BDD. BDD is a disconnect between what you look like and what you think you look like, and a neverending mission to 'fix' things that realistically aren't even an issue (such as an anorexic looking in the mirror and seeing a fat person).
There is a classification of overexercising that is an eating disorder, but there are qualifiers. Training for athletic events, working out as part of a health program, etc can be valid (and non-disorder) reasons for that level of exercise.
As far as LeAnn, it *appears* that she has lost too much weight and may have an eating disorder, and seems even more likely since she started dropping pounds fast after her affair.
LAR is incredibly skinny and dangerously so. She is obviously undergoing some kind of eating disorder. To go from her healthy look in the past to this bone creature is very disturbing and a bad example for young girls all over. Her hips have disappeared. She looks like a board, and probably needs to run around in the shower to get wet! WAKE UP LAR! You need to get some inpatient treatment.
Either way she is just a gross, gross, gross homewrecker.
who fr,....g cares if she fits in a bikini or not, don't we have more pressing problems in this country,........
Wow! Have to stand in the same place twice to cast a shadow!
The marathon comment was for Lil Joe.
Leann Rimes is horribly ugly and looks like a damn skeleton. Anyone who looks like that and says they're healthy is lying through their teeth (or lack of since we're talking about country music fans). I say we round up all these wanna be cowboys, send them to texas and then nuke the entire state with all the rednecks in it. Those that survive can just pretend they're at a huge tailgating party and can fry up some of their family members to eat. YEEEEEEEE HAAAAA WWOOOOP WOOOOP
Wannabe cowboy?! If you're talking about LeAnn, she is actually from the country around the Dallas area and she is plenty western. If country isn't your favorite, don't listen to it, but why do you think those who sing it or listen to it, should die? I can't stand rap or anything similar, also don't like country, but to each his own. Why the vicious rhetoric?
I had a very close friend who suffered from anorexia. Like LeAnn, she didn't think she had a problem; she thought 'the rest of the world' had the problem. Like LeAnn, she got super skinny for the love of a man she felt unworthy of; in reality, he was unworthy of her. Like LeAnn, she said it was 'to be healthy'. Like LeAnn, got breast implants. When she passed away, she weighed 58 lbs and left behind a teenage son.
Eddie is LeAnn's trigger; someone needs to get this girl away from that fool.
I think she is entirely too skinny. She looks unhealthy and yes she look anorexic. I think when the person was talking about the bones, they were referring to the bones sticking out on her hips.. She looks terrible and should think about eating!
no amount of skinny can fix that horse face of hers.
She looks great. Most likely she has a trainer and a home cook and nutritionist..most people in the industry that have a lot of money do that sort of thing....it's just that most of the people in this country are so fat that to them she looks "scary skinny".
Relax all, She's married now. I'm sure she'll fill out just fine :)
I used to wear a large t-shirt...Now a medium fits...the sizes have gotten bigger....I have been called skinny and wormy all my life..Obesity epidemic...Bull*^#@!!! It's not just about what you eat but what you do.....Anyone underweight or normal is in the minority today. It is a politically correct thang!!!!...Looking good LeAnn
No wonder so many teenagers have eating disorders in this country...one the one hand, you have all these doctors telling us we are, as a nation, way too fat (and we are)...but the second a skinny chick shows up, we point and her and call "freak" and "sick" and "unhealthy".
I think she looks good...
cocaine is a hell of a drug.......lol
Yeah, baby, you need to wolf back a hamburger or twenty.
Hope that guy doesn't get stabbed by all those bones while he's doing you.
Hey Ted! Your prob right! That many...could it be possible? Hope your w/e was good, too! C-ya!
Honey you are fine....
You have a fetish for stick insects or something? :p
She apparently needs to get a reality check. She looks skeletal, and needs to get a mental exam. Buddha, you need to get a clue. You say you've been told this your whole life, but this is new for this woman. She used to be healthy looking and now she looks like a skeleton, so obviously there's something going on there, perhaps medical. You need to grow up, kid.
The picture at the top of this article is NOT the picture the article is talking about. You've got to click on the link in the article to go to Twitter to see the picture.
In my opinion, she looks JUST FINE in the picture CNN put at the top of the article. But the picture on Twitter makes her look awfully thin. Whether or not she's too thin is a question for her doctor, not something to debate online.
I like her look. She reminds me of a veal.........nice and lean.........can't get away..........yeah...........
ITT: disgusting fat asses making themselves feel better about their cola guzzling, cheeseburger devouring, lifestyle of overconsumption by criticizing an attractive woman with a good healthy body weight. No she is not scary skinny, you are all just scary fat and so is everyone you know, and since you don't normally see thin people in your everyday life anymore, when you do see someone with a good body weight, you perceive it as "scary skinny."
Nom nom nom.........!!!!!!!!!!
You seen to have everything figured out.... in your own little world.
How nice that your impressions of the world just happen to agree with your opinion.
You need to get out more.
Exactly. It is extremely annoying. I bet 97% of the people here complaining that she is super skinny are overweight.
She's not yet dangerously skinny, more like not good skinny, and that's for sure. Check out the hip bones.
Healthy for women means that there is a certain amount of padding, need that fat layer to produce hormones for normal physiological functioning. And those with eating disorders or leaning towards anorexia never can see what the observer can see. You don't have to be 'fat', but you have to have an appropriate BMI. Would bet money that her numbers are either under the line of healthy or right on the knife's edge.
Signed, JR with an RN, BSN and a background as a ballet dancer in a past life.
for those of you that think she looks "great", on this picture i agree, but take a look of the pic of her in a bikini........not nice at all!!!!!
since she keeps defending her look i feel she isnt that unhealthy but bcos she is naturally skinny and then works out alot.....her muscles and in many areas bones are buldging out very obviously and this doesnt give her a very nice look.
I've gotten this "you're too skinny" crap my whole life, so I sympathize. LeAnn, it's only because the rest of them are so freakin' fat. What is it with people anyway? Do I walk up to every stranger I see and blurt out "You're too fat!!!"?
Amen, Buddha. It's quite a double standard the morbidly obese have got going. They want special dispensation because they take up too much room on an airplane but you don't see lean folks insisting that they only pay a fraction of the ticket price because they weigh so little and therefore save fuel.
She's gotta stay lean so her man won't go find another!
Yall are right ! Ive never seen anything like the bronies. Surely it was just 10 or 12 people posting alot of times, but who knows. ? Anyhow, we hope everyone had an incredible holiday weekend. : )
Professor B, I should dig out my kids old pony stuff from the 80's & see if any of those young men would like to play w/them!!! Ha ha !
She's borderline emancipated. Hollywood and the media attempt to brainwash folks into thinking skinny is attractive and healthy. This isn't always true, especially in Lee Ann Rimes' case. If you can move normally and do life's necessary tasks without struggle, then you are healthy. Being chubby never hurt anyone. If you are happy with the way you look, then nobody else truly matters.
Uh, I think you mean "emaciated," not "emancipated." I'm pretty sure she looks free from oppression.....
"Those are called abs, not bones, love." Ohhh, so those aren't pelvic bones sticking out?!? When even the bones in her forearms are clearly visible...that should raise a red flag for those closest to her if she can't see it herself. No one is saying she should eat a ton to be more curvy, but it certainly couldn't hurt to put on a few more pounds. Maybe she is really fit, but she's bordering the scary skinny line.
More healthy women for you all to criticize and freak out over:
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BTW, My youngest daughter is a marathon runner. I know that running builds muscles, she is proof. Not to mention, all the other runners had muscles, not skin & bones. You can't run marathons when your bones will shatter in the 1st 1/2 hour of running. Just my 2cents.
Yes, but last time I heard this chick was not running marathons....
I couldnt ! It was almost too odd ! Ive never heard of or seen anything like it. A zillion post about guys bragging they like a show for 4 year old baby girls. Ponies at that. My stars !
I can't help wondering how many people labeling her "scary skinny" are overweight or obese themselves and simply haven't seen their own abs or hip bones in a very long time, if ever.
You shouldn't be able to see hips that clearly. That gives me the willies personally but to each their own.
It figures someone would have to bring this up. No, not everyone who would label her as scary skinny is overweight. As a matter of fact, I've been told lately I'm too skinny after having my second child...and I'm 130 lbs and average height for a woman. There's a difference between a nicely toned midsection where you can see the subtle outline of the pelvic bones and having them just sticking out. It couldn't hurt to tone down the exercise a notch and/or add a little more food to her daily diet.
Like she says, she's lean. I sincerely doubt most of the people commenting on her physique would consider themselves lean. I think most people are remembering that round-faced girl from a decade or two ago, not considering she's aged and lost the baby fat. By comparison, Nicole Ritchie was scary skinny. LeAnn looks healthy to me. For what it's worth she'd probably look healthy with a few more pounds on her, too. She's certainly closer to one extreme than the other but if she feels good, emotionally and physically, who are we to judge?
She would look exactly like Nicole Ritchie if she hadn't gotten implants. Then you'd be singing a different tune I bet! My only standpoint isn't from a hater perspective, its out of concern to see someone shrinking to that degree so quickly. Take a look for a picture of her husbands ex-wife, its like they are competing in some sick fashion. I have no issue with anyone being in shape, thin, lean, skinny, whatever, but when it starts being excessive, its time to worry.
I am far from obese or overweight. 5'8" 130 lbs..size 4/6 and I think she's way too thin. She' look fabulous if she had another 10-15lbs back on her. Been a fan of hers for years and have seen her look far better then she does now just a few years ago.
she looks great! just needs some implants to be smokinhot!
She has implants.
SB, why do you care?
I wouldn't say scary skinny but she's not far off.. She would look sooo much better with like 10-15 more lbs on her.
@ Professor Benjamin, About the pony blog, they asked me to turn around & leave the pony forest! LOL I think most of them were too young to respond to your trolling! But REALLY, could ya believe what we were reading there??? Good laugh! Good day to ya!
Never thought i'd see it on here, especially something from the people who make the toon containing little in-terms from the pony community. Good times.
She looks lean. Her body looks great.
how many of those girls in hollywood have come out and said htey were healthy even though skinny–Nicole Richie, Lyndsay Lohan–later they reveal they had an eating problem–we will hear from her too. Do these girls think people are stupid? You cannot change science Leann–the body has needs to function properly and to be strong. If you got sick–your body would struggle and damage would be done in trying to regain healthy. Good luck with your rhetoric though.
Sorry everyone but she looks like shes in terrific shape. Maybe its because you are like a size 10 and you think thats average. Maybe you are in fat denial. She looks great, stop hating on her and throw your jealousy and your cache of cookies in the trash.
Blah blah blah random guy #48237847 spouting off his opinion like it's fact.
So you think that a size 10 is fat?
David, your penchant for little boys is showing ....
PS: a size 10 on one woman might be fat, but totally healthy/thin on another. Ever heard of height/weight proportion?
She looks like she's been working out pretty hard. You can see the definition on her triceps, delts, and lats. I wouldn't call her scary skinny at all. She's just running fairly low bodyfat, like a marathon runner.
Everyone compares her to a marathon runner, but she isn't a marathon runner. If she was out running marathons all day then I may say, okay that is normal. This chick ain't running any marathons people. She is working out, obviously, but not eating enough protein.
uh-yes–you are scary skinny–you look unhealthy. You are not a top model on a runway and won't ever be–get over trying to look that way–you look like a 12 year old little girl.
That is not healthy. For all you folks out there that have such skewed minds that believe that simply because there is ab obesity problem in the US, that having an eating disorder is better, you are mistaken. She is not lean, she is starving. This is what anorexia looks like. Do you see any muscle at all? No, because she is sick. I bet the men out there saying stupid stuff are hiding behind a sad persona.
What does her hubby say? I agree, maybe society today has a different view of what is healthy as it did 30 years ago. just hope she's not pulling a Karen Carpenter. BTW, is she even singing anymore?
Travel the world a little bit and look at what normal, healthy active women in countries without obesity epidemics look like. She's right in the middle (not even the lower end) of the normal range.
Sorry honey, I am Italian where we are skinny, and even we think this woman looks like a stray dog. It is only American men who have stupid hang-ups who prefer women to look like teenage boys. wonder what that is about.
Right on Michela, she looks dreadful. For guys on here to compare her emaciated, sick look to super obese people is absurd. Truly – to compare one extreme (emaciated) to the other (obese) is ridiculous. Can anybody say balance? She looked cute about 10-15lbs ago, now she looks ill - like an ill little boy.
Italians – skinny???? Talk about being in denial... LOL
I agree with Lloyd. She really isn't THAT skinny. Angelina Jolie is much worse for the wear. I don't get why we think she is SO skinny, just because we're use to seeing her heavier for most of her life. I think her body is perfect on the BMI index, as long as she doesn't lose anymore weight. I'd like to add that she can lose all the weight she wants to but she can't change her bone structure! That boy waist is appauling yucko. And don't give me that "international guys aren't shallow" crap because they are MORE shallow than most American men! Hence the reason for the lean Mediterranean lifestyle in the first place. At the end of the day LeAnn will get what's coming to her. She is insecure for a reason and that reason is her wandering beau who wasn't hers in the first place. I don't have anything against cheaters personally but once a cheater always a cheater! She wants to stay in shape so his eyes don't wander. We can only hope she's staying fit for herself and not some man.
Wow!! I think she looks HOT!! We are just so used to seeing FAT women that when one pops up that is truly fit, we say she's skinny. You look good Leeann!!!
When you can see rib cage, protruding hipbones, and even the bumps of the sternum.. that's too skinny. 10 lbs and she'd be all set.
YEAH ! She looks like starvin marvin. He is the poor little starvin etheropean guy. But starvin marvin is cool. This old hag is gross.
Old hag? She is 28 lol...
I just looked at the bikini picture and some of you really need an anatomy and physiology class, or at least you need to look up the musculature of humans. What you are seeing is her lats, and they are accentuated by the way she is standing. That's not her "hip bones sticking out"! What is the problem with some of you constantly harping on LeeAnn losing weight and working out, and then you always have to make some comment about Angelina Jolie. AJ is slender, just like Angie Harmon, period. Both keep themselves in good physical condition and don't eat as if food will disappear tomorrow. They both look pretty much the same, yet no one complains about Angie Harmon's size. You need to worry a bit more about how healthy YOU are, how much YOU weigh, and whether or not YOU have the correct body fat, and leave these people alone.
She's lean but not unhealthy looking. I think we Americans are so accustomed to fatties these days (I'm one) that our perspectives are a bit skewed. Compare her to pictures of those Olsen twins, for example, and you'll see that they were the ones who were "scary skinny."
Oh no, you guys need to see a picture of her on TMZ. Her bones are sticking out and she is extremely unhealthy looking.
That's what she calls abs? It's her bones sticking out for God's sake! Yuck...she needs help...FAST!
She isn't in "denial." She looks fine. That's a perfectly normal look for a healthy woman.
Fine? Maybe for a starving Ethiopian. You shouldn't be able to literally grab a woman by the hip.
I can understand the concern. LeeAnn spent most of her life as a chubby young lady. When she'd hit her 20's, she slender'ed up and looked great. However, over the past year and a half, her appearance is becoming beyond waif-like. She does have an exercise regimen that is pretty intense, but intense exercise usually leads to strong muscle tone. (Kelly Ripa, anyone?)
How insensitive of you to make fun of starving children in third world countries. They're skinny because they cannot eat.
Why do deformed freaks like you make comments about other people?
@Jaymanxjoe How insensitive of you to make fun of starving children in third world countries. They're skinny because they cannot eat.
I think she looks healty. So what if she doesn't look like the big heffers you see riding on the lazy cart at wal-mart.
She looks ok here, but check out the bathing suit pic...
Well, I think part of the problem is that America is getting so overweight that our view of what's thin and average is skewed. When most people are significantly overweight or obese, someone who is "only" slightly overweight suddenly looks like a more healthy person. If you put a lean person next to them, she's going to look anorexic. In the past, we may have just thought she was on the thinner side. It's scary to look at old black and white family photos and compare those to how families look today. Not a good trend.
Its so funny to me to see people talk about how everyone is obese these days so it makes skinny people look scary, when for a much much longer period, people were at a heavier average weight than today and anything skinnier was unhealthy. All those movies with the skinny princess and the skinny prince, thats biased with our current preferences on weight.
Yep – 68% of adults over 21 are overweight with 34% being obese, 20% of children 6-11 years old are obese, the rate of diabetes is overwhelming, the cost of obesity costs over $150 billion a year in healthcare and for the first time in our history the generation under the age of 12 will not outlive their parents. Six of the top 10 selling prescriptions are for overweight related problems.
Yes there is a problem with weight compared to years ago, but that goes both ways. You have seriously overweight people and seriously underweight people. When someone's pelvic bones and ribs are sticking out, that's a sign of being underweight. Maybe she does have a lean body without trying, but there's a difference between lean and sickly. I wouldn't say she was sickly, but she is teetering on the edge of looking that way.
Elizabeth, perhaps too many Americans are overweight and obese but this does not change the fact that this woman looks anorexic. Her bones are protruding and her face has orbital bone protrusion and looks unhealthy. Nobody is saying that she must gain 100 lbs. but really, she is extremely underweight. She may say she doesn't need help but many anorexic and bulimia patients live their entire short lives in denial. There is nothing wrong with being a healthy weight and there is nothing wrong with being a tad underweight. This is neither.
Totally agree! Just what I said:
i agree completely that somewhat overweight people are considered the healthy norm now. she looks toned, healthy, and happy! some women's hipbones stick out more than others–i know mine do! everyone carries weight differently. look at her muscular arms and legs! sure, she could gain ten pounds and still be fit and healthy, but most brides slim down a little from their average weight around their wedding. don't hate! it's easier to pick on someone healthy and happy when you're sad and insecure about your own body than to change your unhealthy habits, i know from experience... i used to be 50 lbs overweight, and now i'm about leann's size. she looks wonderful and i hope she's happy!!
And I shouldn't of said that...she might find this and go in an outrage on me...HAHahh sheeeeeeeesh
I seriously doubt she gives two figs what someone hiding behind a keyboard thinks... Lets see a picture of you, coward.
Shortly afterward, fans began commenting on her thin frame, with one noting, "Whoa, you're scary skinny! Sorry don't mean to offend but that's a lot of bones showing through skin..."
Rimes fired back and gave the critic the skinny.
Did you even read the article Sheppard? She obviously cares what random people think... Next time you post something that attempts to insult somebody at least try to get your facts straight... You fail at life just like you fail at trolling...
There are no bones where your abs are, so they are not bones... but she is way too skinny. It's sickening when these mentally handicapped girls, in my opinion, are put into the spot light where they can influence so many younger girls. Lock them up and put them in therapy because they are completely delusional...
Yet another great role model for today's young girls.
Well we do have an obesity problem in America. Perhaps these people are not as influential as you think.
And besides, if helps people lose some weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle Im all for it.
How many kids have to be anorexic or bulimic for it to be a problem for you; before you can say they've been influenced by societal depiction of skeletal girls as 'ideal' weight? Everyone doesn't have to be influenced for something to be a bad influence – just enough. The questions is how many is enough? It's already enough for me.
anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and obesity are all different ends of the same spectrum. seeing girls work to be dangerously thin is just as bad of an influence as the obesity epidemic– its just a different face to the same problem.
it's the rib bones that show in that picture. They do not go across the rectus abdominus, as obdominal muscles would. The obliques would be in about the same place, though.
I don't know why she got all heated up about it in the first place...she's lucky to have someone even look at her nowadays...what does she do again? Ohh..thats right...she sings...hasn't had a hit since when? when she was 14?? her one and only ...one hit wonder! hahah
She's had more than one hit. If you don't know anything about country music then your comment is invalid.
She's a homewrecker!!! She stole her husband and she needs to steal some cheeseburgers!!
Sheesh, she is Fugly no matter if she weighs 95 pounds or 295. I bet she whinnies in bed!!!!
Dee... country music sucks. Leann Rimes is a typical country singer... one hit song, people line dance to it until it's been beat into the ground, then the next song rolls in and is destroyed. Country Music Fans are what's wrong with this country.
LeeAnn has sold so many millions of albums. One Hit Wonders could only wish they could do that.
That would be 'one hit' more than you, right? As to her 'stealing her husband' – a husband can't be stolen – HE was the one who left. You two need to get off your high-horse.
SK, her "one hit" is sure paying her quite well! How many hits don't YOU have? As in you don't have ANY hits, plenty of misses and the burgers are burning. Flip them before you get fired.
Because, at the end of the day it comes down to this:
Apparently, people care about her enough to monitor her tweets and even report about them here.
Nobody on the planet cares one whit if you live or die.
Country "music" is more of an oxymoron than "healthy McDonald's."
Wow those beach pics are smokin'. She's much hotter now than when she was chubby.
It's not like she has ANY figure to begin with. Boy-figure?
Most of those that attack her are your typical fat, lazy American women that feel threatened by her. Always looking for their next all-you-can-eat buffet washed down with a diet coke.
everyone who gets threatened by someones weight-fat or thin–loss or gain-is jealous.period.
I saw her at the London Hotel in LA a few months ago. She's scary skinny. (She really is.)
DANG she looks RUFF.
Wow, she has lost too much weight. I am not sure why she think she is better now. Any guy that sleeps with her
is going to get splinters !!! Yikes!! It is sad that she believes she looks good. When I can see she has lost too much
woman fat..... I can see it in her upper arm, shoulders, legs and stomach. I am not sure what her calorie intake is, yet whatever it is it probably isn't enough. Take care of yourself Leanne, you only have one body!!
LeAnn is just a product of what todays society teaches. That a woman has to be super skinny to look "good"...thats why we have children now, young girls, who are starving themselves and feel they need to loose weight. Because they want to look like these women on tv. Come on people...its great to be skinny...but if your bones are showing thru...thats a little extreme. LeAnn looks normal to me...I don't think she looks too skinny. I've seen much worse for sure.
JUST SCARY UGLY, MISS RIMES
@Wavey: YES BOY FIGURE TY! I'm not even trying to hate either! When I saw her waist I was like EW! it doesn't even look feminine. Sure I think she looks great, she is very lean and everything with no cellulite (can't say that for myself) but jesus I'd rather have the amazing hour-glass waist I have than that weird boy waist she sporting. She needs to be that skinny or she'd look really bad naked. I don't think she is TOO skinny at all. Will it change her bones? No.
Nope, those are definitely bones, not abs. There's a big difference between the two. Seriously, I can understand the pressure to be thin when paparazzi follow you everywhere. Lots of celebrities develope eating disorders, and then their perception of their own body becomes scewed. She probably honestly does not think she looks, or is too thin, but I hope she tries to take care of herself better. We don't need another tragic, completely avoidable celebrity death.
Agreed – sure, you can see her abs on the sides, but those are hip bones that are protruding. That doesn't look normal.
Being analytical, I am unable to determine what is "scary", since that is an emotional datapoint. I, however, can critically observe that her jawline is no longer buffered by natural fat, her optical orbit is similarly outlined, her biceps no longer are softened by the natural layer of fat. These are all indicators that demonstrate a closer look at her health. I must say: she is unattractively skinny now and no longer as asthetically appealling as she used to be because of her "gaunt" attributes.
Frankly I think she is hot. I do not need a lot of flesh to appreciate a nice body. So hunny at least one man (and probably your husband) thinks that you are just fine
Denial IS generally a significant part of anorexia and bulemia, or at least public (family/friends) denying it. Mind you, this can be denial in the clinical sense, or just denying a fact in the rhetorical sense; either way, she IS "scary skinny".
yeah even in the picture above she is skinny, so she is in deniel cause look at her ive seen her with more meat on her in yrs past and she looked better then, then she does now come on Leann who are you trying to kid
I agree, I see ribs and hip bones. No abs at all.
She looks like my naturally thin daughter did after an ugly bout with mono where she could not eat. I don't find it attractive, but it's her business, I guess. I just wouldn't want to bump into her in an elevator and discover that one of those prodruding "abs" had bruised my kidney...
Paul, opinions aside (and I acknowledge that skinnier girls are more attractive to some, whereas I'm more attracted to a woman with some curves), there's a point when it becomes unhealthy–once body fat goes below a certain ratio there are all sorts of health risks. And those risks are just as serious as (albeit different from) those that come into play when body fat is too high.
To Thor the Analytical – Isn't the measure for "attractiveness" also an emotional datapoint? Certainly this measure is subjective. But you sounds soooo smart!! Are you a doctor or did you just want to show off your knowledge of anatomy? Ha!
Yep, she's way too thin. I found the bikini pic, and I agree that she looks very anorexic to me. I'm all for staying trim and healthy, but she just looks starved. Ten pounds of muscle would do wonders for her.
She's scary skinny. She must eat and puke to look like that. I bet her breath and teeth stink. Yuck.
Don't worry about the bad comments. You are beautiful. Thanks for letting us see you in your bikini. Smack!
I agree. You can clearly see her hip bones, the bones of her wrist, and her ribs. Why is it that as Americans in general get heavier, our celebrities are getting skinnier? The sight of Angelina jolie's bony veiny arms is just as sad. These women only look healthy when they are pregnant because they allow themselves to eat.
Those are not abs or hip bones. Those are obliques. Hip bones don't sit above your waist and connect to your lats (back muscles). Look at the second picture. She has clearly defined deltoids (shoulders), obliques, triceps (arms), and lats. Yeah, you don't get those by being anorexic. There is absolutely nothing unhealthy with having an extremely low body fat percentage if you have good musclular development as she clearly does.
She certainly doesn't look skinny in this picture – she looks trim and toned and actually has more curves/padding than I do! People who criticize thin people are just biased into thinking obesity looks healthy, because there is so much obesity all around us. She looks fine.
If you think those are bones then you need to study a normal human body. I suppose you can't study your own cause either a) ur an alien from planet fatso, b) ur own body fat is so voluminous you forget where normal protruding bones are as you haven't seen any on yourself in years
Getting close to Brittany Murphy scary. but not that bad. more like Keira Knightly skinny. But if you want to see scary skinny check absoluteskinny*com (watch it kids) although most are clothed. Also have another video where one girl is so skinny her heart is very visable. Not that seeing a heart under the skin is a rare thing but that was way too easy to see. She doesn't even look like herself. Fans should be concerned. Fairly sure fans saved Britney Spears.
Men that like skinny girls with no hips, no *ss, no b**bs.......... are pedophiles, why else would they be attracted to a 12 year old boys body? JMO
Agree! She looked extremely healthier a few years back, she had meat on her bones, now it is a skeletal look. Leann, I am a HUGE fan all the way from when "BLUE" was just released and you were all of 13. You looked so much happier and healthier back then. Please do your fans a favor and add a few pounds back to your body. Having the skin touch the bones with NO Meat is scary, indeed. Your song is playng on the radio, the one where you lost your loved one and your trying to move on? Well, we don't want to lose you, so please, EAT and put some weigth on, we miss you looking GREAT!
It's called an eating disorder, either binging and purging or anorexia. She's in denial.
Men that like skinny girls with no hips, no *ss, no b**bs.......... are pedophiles, why else would they be attracted to a 12 year old boys body? JMO
So Kris that statement is so patenly absurd it is positively hilarious. So.....since you feel so qualified to make outrageous statements I will make one too. You're probably just a disgruntled tubby who can't get a date and since all the men you know only want girls like LeAnn you rationalize your ostresization and loniness by saying such men are pedophiles.
She's clearly an anorexic freak. And she used to be so cute, now she looks like an old scarecrow.
She looks fine..... My best friend has exactly the same body type. She eats like a horse, but she is also a gym rat, which is why she looks like that. Trust me–touch that stomach and you'll probably find out that those are indeed, abs.... VERY well-conditioned abs, I may add....
A lot pf people who read this article will be overweight. A lot of people will be skinny. She does not look unhealthy – she looks fine. I am a gay man that finds no attractiveness in the female form – but that doesn't mean I cannot appreciate her beauty. Don't hate because she looks better than you. I am 15# overweight, and I still appreciate her pictures.
Ugh! Hip bones, eww! I think womens main problem is that they put too much stock in others opinions, hence the prevalence of eating disorders and whatnot.
I <3 chubbies!
I find it odd that society accepts and almost applauds our micro analysis of a very skinny person, saying hurtful things and making rude observations. Meanwhile, a similar diatribe about someone who put on a bunch of weight is guilty of a grievous offense.
So tired of fat Americans trying to paint lean people as unhealthy. Just because YOU can't put the fork down and practice a little discipline is no reason to hate on those who can. Fat kids can't run, they just get beaten.
It would have been nice if CNN had posted the picture the article is about – instead of making us wonder.
Please. We've become such a country of fatties that anyone slightly on the skinny side gets rediculed now. I'd take her any day over the hogs I see in public nowadays.
Is "abs" some sort of slang for "protruding ribs and hip bones"? For heaven's sake woman, eat something. You have a problem. Denying it is just further proof.
Yeah...those are hip bones protruding...not abs...she is a very beautiful woman and very attractive...but that thin is not healthy. It has nothing to do with the subjective attractiveness. We are not designed to be THAT thin without experiencing health issues.
I worry she may be dead in a year or two if she doesn't get some help. I wish her the best.
Wow, there are a lot of ignorant people here...folks, do you know what anorexic and bulemic people lose immediately after the fat? Muscle definition. She clearly has muscle definition in her shoulders, legs, and trunk. Her face does not have the sunken cheeks typical of someone with an eating disorder, her skin has a healthy tone to it, her ribs are not sticking out as some of you are saying (she is correct, those ARE actually abs, or more specifically obliques)...she looks to me like she does a lot of exercising, probably running and swimming.
Oh, and by the way, SHE'S POSING FOR PICTURES IN A BIKINI!!! Eating disorders generally stem from deep-seated self-esteem issues that would make the idea of posing for a picture in a bikini absolutely horrifying. While that's certainly not always the case, let's at least try to put two and two together here.
Just because some of you...um...perhaps haven't seen your own abs in a while does not mean that every lean person in the world has an eating disorder.
Sorry, but she looks good. To FAT people attempting to protect their own pride, she may be "scary skinny", but to someone who works out and is in shape, she looks good. She's in good shape...
Not everyone can be a fatty!!!!
After viewing absoluteskinny*com, I would not call LeAnn Rimes scary skinny. People leaving comments need to be careful on how they describe others. Continuous weight loss, however, is a danger. I hope LeAnn's husband and family keep an eye on her.
It's called being lean and toned...
I call it HOT!!!
WOW! She looks hot like an Asian or French model. She looks much better than an old, fat, obese, American grease ball and then rolled in dough.
Whatever. I can see my ribs and i have 17% body fat. If you see her hip bones a lot of people who are on the slender side have that. That's also a very hard part of the body to regulate (very little primary muscle movement, mainly secondary to support abs).
She looks great. Don't hate cause your g/f weighs 80 lbs more then she should weigh.
<3 *She is wayyy too thin~she probably feels the need to keep up with all the younger stars~~She doesn't want to lose this husband, so do what you gotta do MS. LeANN *HOMEWRECKER* RIMES!!!!!! I have lost ALL RESPECT for you~~you're a F~~~~~~ LOSER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I DO LOVE *KARMA* MAY YOU REAP WHAT YOU SOW!!!!!!!!!! I HOPE ONE DAY YOU WILL FEEL THE PAIN YOU HAVE CAUSED YOUR WONDERFUL EX. HUSBAND & CIBRIAN'S EX. WIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Are you a medical doctor? Do you know her BMI? Do you know her measurements and how much she weighs? Do you know what she eats and how often? If you don't then you don't know anything. There sure seems to be a lot of medical doctors posting here!
God is punishing her for cheating...what a homewrecker!!
Absolutely! I am a massage therapist. I know where abominals are located and her abs are NOT protruding. Those are bones. Every time I see her, I think to myself that she's looking too thin.. NOT healthy. Too thin!!!
Bloody Americans and their obsession with Fat. She looks like a typical French woman. In France, and several European countries, the average woman walks around looking like she does in that pic. In America, the average woman walks around with a few extra pounds or a spare tire here or there. She's called 'gaunt' in America and just another woman in Europe. It's all about perspective. As long as she's healthy and happy with how she looks it's a non issue.
As you know, Lou Ann is from the South, and she was recently heard to comment "Ah ain't skinney. Ah'm a womanly woman with curves and ev'erthang. Ah still enjoys mah kool whip and sweet tea and frahhed chicken. MMM – that dawg kin hunt!"
Curiously, her chestal region does not appear to have lost weight. Guess it's them good genes.
First, let me respond to the knee jerk, everyone who doesn't think she looks good must be fat. I am 5'2 and weigh 105 pounds. I have been told to gain weight most of my life (couldn't get above 95 most of my High School and College days) so NO, that is not it. I agreed with most of the people who said that to me– just couldn't do it. I have an insanely fast metabolism. NOW, to me, this girl looks terrible. I look at her face and see a skeleton. Is she unhealthy? Impossible to know without knowing her. She could be eating super healthy and working out like crazy (too much?). But, opinions are opinions and everyone has one– and I think she could gain 10 to 15 pounds and be much prettier. I am not saying lose the muscle tone. I am just saying lose the Skeletor face, and the bones protruding from your hips. Just my opinion. Seems she got on a kick and just kept going and now is a little body dysmorphic.
I just verified it - she looks hot. better than a fat pig. Nice bod. She's getting it done. Period.
Wow. This is what someone looks like who eats right and has a personal trainer. She looks perfectly healthy to me. I think you guys are just obese and in denial. I don't understand why women try to tear each other down. She is better looking than you, big deal, be happy for her...don't try to label her scary skinny.
Definitely unhealthy and unattractive. Does it have to get to the point of being "scary" for her to eat properly? She's in denial and apparently is not looking at herself in a realistic way, which are characteristics of anorexia.
That's not skinny! It's SCRAWNY!
For heaven's sake, someone feed that poor girl before she expires!
Yeah, I'd call that sickeningly skinny. Nauseating, almost.
With Body Dysmorphia, fueling Anorexia or Bulimia, the patient is physically unable to see and process their malnourished body for what it is. No matter how "scary skinny" they become, they still perceive themselves as flabby or obese, when in fact they can be very near death. Her assertion that she is at a healthy weight fits perfectly within this disorder. Sadly, so much public attention and commentary (believe me, she scans every Twitter and Blog and Report about herself) only exacerbates her delusion of what is "normal" and how she fits in with that. The attention she received and receives for having lost so much weight gives her a feeling of power, and she craves more such attention, so will continue on this spiral until she gets help.
Those things down her sides, they're not bones, people. They're external abdominal oblique muscles. Understandable how our readers could be mistaken... couch potatoes won't have seen them before.
Maybe she likes a "Hot Carl"?
Best comment!!! I wish her fan had tweeted your first sentence to her instead of that lame comment that led to her equally lame response.
You just told us not to lable her directly after labelling us all as obese and – since she is apparently better looking than all of us – we must be hideously ugly. Way to go!
Sure, until she starts missing her periods because her low BF% is telling her body that it can't nurture a fetus! She looks like she's already burned through her storage fat and is tapping into her essential fat. Lean is great, but not always so desirable for a woman's reproductive or metabolic health.
When she continues to lose weight, it will be more readily apparent to others soon.
All you fat jealous pig vomit disgusting tubs is SHYT need to shut up and go worship your fat ass Adele.
You're as creepy as she is............
There is one good thing about the epidemic of disgusting obesity in America... when the time comes that you're being chased by a bear (or equivalent), remember that you don't have to outrun the bear... just the pathetic tub-o-lard next to you.
I couldn't agree more. Being too fat OR too thin both carry enormous health risks, and I think it's obvious that LeeAnn is at a high risk for these.
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