Mom of two Jenna Bush Hager is the latest celebrity to be subject to public speculation on whether she's pregnant again. And it's all because of the way her dress fit at the Golden Globes award show.
The Today correspondent faced so much criticism and speculation on social media for her look that she finally had to put her foot down on her show.
"No, I'm not pregnant, and I do not reply," she said. "Because how do you reply other than saying, 'Thank you very much. No I'm not. That was just a large dinner last night.'"
As we all recall, Jennifer Aniston also had a bold response in The Huffington Post about speculation surrounding her own (non-pregnant) belly in 2016, writing, "The sheer amount of resources being spent right now by press trying to simply uncover whether or not I am pregnant (for the bajillionth time... but who’s counting) points to the perpetuation of this notion that women are somehow incomplete, unsuccessful, or unhappy if they’re not married with children."
So Hager is certainly not the first star to have to answer an unsolicited question like this about family planning. And sadly, the devoted mama probably won't be the last.
But it is encouraging to see more women standing their ground, defending their right to have a belly that is not perfectly flat, no matter what reason that is. More of this, please!
via Refinery 29