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Beth Ditto, now more famous than Wilbur Mills

Posted By on Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 10:53 AM

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Gradually eclipsing Wilbur Mills as the most famous person ever from Kensett, Beth Ditto continues to make mildly controversial statements, which are quickly scooped up by bloggers anxious to reuse her nude NME cover shot.

This time, she sounds pretty reasonable. The Gossip lead singer has launched a campaign against the size zero.

"It’s so obvious but so deep about our culture and what (it) says about women and their worth in their world (that) to be a size zero... is your ultimate goal.

"The biggest thing in your world is to be a nothing. That is so intense… how about getting rid of zero at all and putting a number onto it instead, even if it’s a small number?"

via Idolator

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