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Beth Ditto Blast Topshop

The Gossip lead singer and known lesbo Beth Ditto didn’t pull any punches when she refused to play a tune at retailer Topshop. The popular store – which uses svelte Kate Moss as their model a guest designer, asked the rocksters to perform at their London shop, but the heavy-set Ditto wasn’t having it.

I don’t think it’s fair to put my face somewhere where they would never let me in there to wear their clothes. I want the respect that Kate Moss gets. If they want our music they’ve got to actually do something to earn it. I can get money anywhere, I don’t need your money unless you’re going to do it my way.

They don’t want to dress people that look like me, that have a normal body, a bigger body, whatever. I mean I don’t really know why they want The Gossip to do things for them, I don’t understand because if they saw me in the street they’d never give me the time of day. I like me, I think that other girls like me, they need people like me, people who feel really strongly and will say no.

Ditto insists she won’t heed their call unless they offer her a job designing clothes for plus-sized ladies. Until then, she’ll be a no show.

Good for you, Ditto. We loved you before, but now we adore you!

On:           Mar 12, 2007
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    • John

      The other week you were making fun of her weight and now you love her. With love like that it’s no wonder gay marriage is against the law. Beth rocks and you need to kiss her ass and say you’re sorry.

      Mar 12, 2007 at 4:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • nystudman

      I just went into their site and didn’t see anything saying that nonskinny people weren’t welcome. If her beef is that they use Kate Moss as their main model, she’s not going to shop in many places! Sounds to me like she’s just grandstanding. I mean, did the store specifically dis fat people per se???

      Mar 12, 2007 at 4:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • el polacko

      hmm .. haven’t noticed many ‘proud to be a fat-ass’ GUYS on this site. never have understood the fascination with fat gals that some gay guys have… ??

      Mar 12, 2007 at 5:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chaq

      FUCK YEAH!!
      Good on ya Honey!

      Mar 13, 2007 at 7:06 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • robert

      do i have to say again how much i LOVE THIS WOMAN?

      Mar 13, 2007 at 11:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kelso

      I think it would be fuckin awesome if she designed a range for topshop! i love her style and her size! shes a beauty! topshop clothes are lovely but only go upto like a 14 and rarely a 16? wat the fuck is that all about! SORT IT OUT TOPSHOP!

      Mar 14, 2007 at 7:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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