Raven, ‘I Thought I Looked Fabulous’

Raven Symoné told People she did not find herself unattractive when she was heavy: ‘I thought I looked fabulous before and nobody else did. So, whatever. Actually, now I wear bigger clothes because I don’t like the way people stare..

..at me. I liked it before. Now, you’re just looking at me for the wrong reasons. Before, you were actually looking at me for a real reason.’ The stress of That’s So Raven contributed to her weight gain: ‘That’s what stress does to you. I have been not stressing. I’ve been in my own house, decorating and finding hobbies.’

  • Anonymous

    such a beautiful, confident girl. We need more role models like her and Hilary :)

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  • Anonymous

    Shes Beautiful, i miss Thats so Raven.

  • Anonymous

    What is she talking about? They’re staring at her because she always chooses to wear things that would get attention. I mean come on, you’d stare at anyone wearing this…no matter the weight.

  • anon

    raven looked good with more weight on her, but she looks great how she is now!

  • dakotina

    sophistication and beauty it’s not determined by what you dress or your weight… and she is fabulous

    and thats why i love her !

  • Anonymous

    Yes you look fabulous and ARE fabulous Raven!

  • Anonymous

    Ahh, she’s wonderful:D

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  • Anonymous

    if she thought she looked fabulous then why did she lose weight?
    Shes beautiful regardless so whatever

  • whatthefudge

    She’s beautiful inside and out. I thought she looked fabulous too before in her show. It’s sad how weight is such a big issue in the industry.

  • Leetty.

    :| She is a great actress, really funny. Hope she gets confortable of who she is!

  • KBsuckers

    i thought she look fabulous too :)

  • Anonymous

    I miss thats so raven :(
    I loved that show!

  • Anonymous

    I thought you did too Raven. :)

  • purplekoolaid

    im not gonna sugar coat things. raven was a bit too fat she has a beautiful face and always will but she looks much healthier now. but no matter what size she is i always will love raven! she is no doubt the most talented girl thats ever been on disney and i wish she got more credit for it.

  • Chelsea-Rose

    She’s always been beautiful, no matter what size she was.

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  • HayleyBee

    I always thought she was beautiful and I never, ever thought she was in any way overweight. In fact, I used think that she was the only average sized actress on Disney. A real role model and not one of these superficial, super skinny types.

    On a side-note: I don’t know if she really designed the clothes on ‘That’s So Raven’ but I always admired them. I’m assuming she did, but I could be wrong.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t really understand what she’s saying, but she does look gorgeous! :)

  • Anonymous

    you will always look faboulous

  • Anonymous

    She’s so beautiful! :)

  • Anonymous

    you will always look faboulous

  • Anonymous

    she did look fabulous and she always willl :)
    i love you raeee ive been watching thats so raven since i was knee high to a grasshopper :P

  • crazybeautifulLife

    thats so…. RAVEN!

  • Ashley

    Tina850 said:
    okayyy the last time i saw her she was as big as a hippotamus. What happened?!? again im not being judgemental or mean or anythinng. Just curious :P
    she lost weight, that’s what happened. in fact, she explains how she lost the weight right up there, if you would read. and she was not as big as a “hippotamus” (holy shit, please learn to spell. it’s actually not that hard of a word), so don’t be rude. saying “I’m not being mean” and then saying a mean thing is still mean, regardless of how you try to cover it. and you can tell yourself “I can have my own opinion” all you want; you’re still a bully.
    and I happen to agree with Raven: I prefer her bigger too; she was fabulous. however, she still is. she’s wonderful.

  • Ashleyy.

    :O She looks beautiful. She always has been !

  • chloe

    Raven is AWESOME – i thought that when she was slim, then when she got bigger and now that she’s slim again. She exudes confidence and, i hope, modesty. She is a total rockstar and a great actress ( i hope we see more of her in in 2011)

    That said, i’m skeptical when ppl say ” i felt beautiful bigger or i preferred it when i was bigger”…If that’s the case, why’d you get so small? She obviously got small consciously, and that’s OK – just own it! Don’t say,” but i don’t like it!”. Just be, “i’m happy and I’m healthy,the way I’ve always been”. but yeah, love you raven. YOU LOOK FAB;-)

  • Anonymous

    she’s really beautiful no matter what

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  • fearless now

    sophistication and beauty it’s not determined by what you dress or your weight… and she is fabulous

  • VIVA glam

    she’s really beautiful no matter what

    i agree!

  • Disdain

    Aww :)

  • ForeverandAlwayss

    love her. (:

  • Tina850

    okayyy the last time i saw her she was as big as a hippotamus. What happened?!? again im not being judgemental or mean or anythinng. Just curious :P

  • Trainups

    Raven was beautiful before and now. Nice to hear an actress who is accepting of herself even when they were bigger but I guess now Raven is getting back into acting so she wanted to tone down a little.
    Face it most people will not hire a big star for roles.
    Anyway Raven look HOT.