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Bebe Rexha calls out fashion designers for allegedly saying she’s ‘too big’

Bebe Rexha calls out fashion designers for allegedly saying she’s ‘too big’

Bebe Rexha

Singer Bebe Rexha, who came out last year, is done with fashion desginers who allegedly won’t work with her because she’s ‘too big’.

‘So I finally get nominated at the Grammys and it’s like the coolest thing ever,’ she starts in a video posted to Twitter.

She was nominated for Best New Artist, alongside the likes of Dua Lipa and Chloe X Halle.

‘A lot of times artists will go and talk to designers, and they’ll make them custom dresses to walk the red carpet, right?’ she continues.

Then she reveals she had her team reach out to designers but claims a lot of them refuse to dress her due to her size.

As the video goes on, Rexha makes her frustration apparent.

‘If a size 6-8 is too big, then I don’t know what to tell you, I don’t want to wear your fucking dresses,’ she says in no uncertain terms. ‘Cause that’s crazy. You’re saying that all the women in the world that are a size 8 and up are not beautiful and they cannot wear your dresses. So to all the people who said I’m too thick and can’t wear your dresses: fuck you, I don’t wanna wear your fucking dresses.’

People applauded her

Fans and celebrities alike rallied around her.

Adam Lambert gave her a thumbs up in response, while actor Mayim Bialik recommend a designer who designs dresses for her (also a size 8).

Manila Luzon also tweeted a response, telling Rexha to ‘learn from a drag queen’.

‘There are hundreds of unknown designers who can custom design you a dress fit specifically to your body. You don’t have to buy into designer labels just because you wanna feel rich when you could be supporting up and coming designers,’ she wrote.

Designer Sherri Hill also offered her services to Rexha.

In her Instagram post, other artists like Demi Lovato and Neyo commented their support for Rexha.

This is not a new story in Hollywood.

Most famously, Christian Siriano dressed Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones for the Ghostbusters premiere after many designers turned her down.

He called out big fashion brands like Dior for not working with all sizes: ‘If I’m a very small brand, and we’re able to do it, a big house can make something very easily — it’s just whether they choose to or not.’

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