But the reason I'm writing about this on a diet-oriented platform is....
a) She's in Vogue! Go Mindy! I feel like Joan Cusack getting the call from Melanie Griffith at the end of Working Girl. As a fellow snack-chomping writer-lady, still bashing away on my keyboard...so proud!
"I feel the same way about clothes as I do about food,” quips Mindy Kaling. “I want everything.”YES! Put it on a t-shirt, I'll take a 12. And then this...which is being reposted & re-reported all over the interwebs today.
"I’m always trying to lose fifteen pounds. But I never need to be skinny. I don’t want to be skinny. I’m constantly in a state of self-improvement”—she does barre exercise and occasional spin classes—“but I don’t beat myself up over it.”c) The article quotes her as being a "fluctuating size 10". Um pretty normal, yeah? And PS she looks amazing and constantly chic in her clothes. I had the privilege of seeing her at SXSW, albeit from far away, but she looked - dare I say - normal. I mean, still sparkly and gravitational like a celebrity, but she has a normal woman body. And she dresses it fabulously.
I did get to see her take down the person who criticized her for being the only woman doctor character. It was awesome, and I hope she knows we were all thinking it too. (I'm sure the bookish girl next to me with a dangerously obvious comedy crush on Adam Pally agrees)