Sure, we all love the glitz and glamour of red carpet appearances, but these things are never as easy as they seem. In fact, several actresses have been candid over the years about challenges that go into awards-show season—namely, finding a designer who works outside of limited sample sizes, which are typically 0 through 4.
Most recently, Bebe Rexha shared that she's having trouble finding designers to dress her for the 2019 Grammy Awards. (She's nominated for Best New Artist and Best Country Duo/Group Performance.) "I had my team hit out a lot of designers and a lot of them do not want to dress me because I’m too big,” she said in an Instagram video, clarifying that she's a size 8.
In December, Megan Mullally took to Instagram to share that she can't find a designer to dress her for the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards in January—even though she hosted the entire thing. “Looks like I will be buying my dress online though, as per my usual, even though there is literally a 100 percent chance that I will be on camera, because I’M HOSTING IT,” she wrote in an Instagram post in December. “Designers do not send me dresses.”
A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay also spoke out about not finding designers to dress her in a tweet on Dec. 23. "I’m a director, not an actress. Not a Size 0. I like to stay covered. Stylists weren’t inspired," she tweeted.
They're not alone: Stars like Leslie Jones, Tiffany Haddish, and Rachel Bloom have found themselves in the same boat and have had to purchase their own red-carpet gowns (we're talking $$$, of course) to put together their looks. Below, here are 18 other times celebrities got real about the red carpet.
Published at Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:00:00 +0000