Celeste Barber: Rosie Waterland slams comedian's Bras N Things line

Celeste Barber: Rosie Waterland slams comedian's Bras N Things line
Celeste Barber: Rosie Waterland slams comedian's Bras N Things line

Outspoken media personality Rosie Waterland has accused comedian Celeste Barber of spreading a 'problematic body image message' with her new Bras N Things lingerie campaign.

Barber, 39, was unveiled as Bras N Things' new poster girl this week, releasing her own limited-edition underwear range and starring in a glossy photo shoot.

Fans have praised the brand for featuring an average-sized woman such as Barber rather than a size 6 model, heralding the decision as a win for the body-positivity movement.

But Waterland, 35, didn't share the same enthusiasm, saying Barber's new range wasn't inclusive because it 'only goes up to size 20'.

Outspoken journalist Rosie Waterland (pictured) has accused comedian Celeste Barber of spreading a 'problematic body image message' with her new Bras N Things lingerie campaign

Fans have praised the brand for featuring an average-sized woman such as Barber (seen here in a campaign photo) rather than a size 6 model, heralding the decision as a win for the body-positivity movement

Outspoken journalist Rosie Waterland (left) has accused comedian Celeste Barber (right) of spreading a 'problematic body image message' with her new Bras N Things lingerie campaign 

The former Mamamia journalist tweeted on Tuesday: 'Lol at doing an interview saying your whole thing is about 'breaking down traditional beauty standards' but that interview is you promoting your underwear line that only goes up to size 20.' 

In a second tweet, which she later deleted, she wrote: 'I honestly think people are scared to say who this is, and I get it - I once said something very reasonable and innocuous about her problematic body message and it was the only time I've ever been hounded off Instagram in my life.' 

While Waterland did not name Barber, it's clear she was referring to the comedian. 

Responding to Barber's campaign, Waterland tweeted on Tuesday: 'Lol at doing an interview saying your whole thing is about 'breaking down traditional beauty standards' but that interview is you promoting your underwear line that only goes up to size 20'

Responding to Barber's campaign, Waterland tweeted on Tuesday: 'Lol at doing an interview saying your whole thing is about 'breaking down traditional beauty standards' but that interview is you promoting your underwear line that only goes up to size 20'

In a second tweet, Waterland wrote: 'I honestly think people are scared to say who this is, and I get it - I once said something very reasonable and innocuous about her problematic body message and it was the only time I've ever been hounded off Instagram in my life'

In a second tweet, Waterland wrote: 'I honestly think people are scared to say who this is, and I get it -

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