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Magda Szubanski defends swimsuit snaps and admits losing weight made her feel ‘odd’

 Magda Szubanski has tearfully defended her right to wear whatever she likes at the beach.

On ‘Interview’ with Andrew Denton Tuesday, the 57-year-old criticised a series of women’s magazines for publishing images of her in swimwear at the beach in 2011. 

The TV icon said she was sad upon seeing the photos, but quickly decided: ‘F**k them! I’m gonna go down there with my fat body amongst all the models and just be fat on Bondi beach.’

5783231 ‘It’s not a crime to subject people to your fat body on the beach!’ Magda Szubanski defends THOSE Bondi swimsuit snaps and admits losing 40kg made her feel ‘odd’

She added: ‘And they can go and get stuffed!

‘You know, (they treat you) as if it’s a crime to subject people to your fat body on the beach!’ 

Prior to her comments, Magda revealed her complex relationship with the idea of weight loss.

The photos: On 'Interview' with Andrew Denton Tuesday, the 57-year-old unleashed on a series of women's publications for publishing images of her in swimwear at the beach in 2011

The photos: On ‘Interview’ with Andrew Denton Tuesday, the 57-year-old unleashed on a series of women’s publications for publishing images of her in swimwear at the beach in 2011

‘I don’t feel like a fat person – it was something that happened to me,’ she began.

‘Because I wasn’t fat as a kid and I was quite sporty and so (weight) feels like carrying a suit of armour or something.’ 

When Magda talked about losing 40 kilograms as the ambassador for Jenny Craig, she explained the feat didn’t feel ‘great’ like everyone said it would – instead, she felt ‘odd’ and conflicted.

'F**k them!' The TV icon said she was sad upon seeing the photos, but quickly decided: 'F**k them! I'm gonna go down there with my fat body amongst all the models and just be fat on Bondi beach'

‘F**k them!’ The TV icon said she was sad upon seeing the photos, but quickly decided: ‘F**k them! I’m gonna go down there with my fat body amongst all the models and just be fat on Bondi beach’

Complex: Prior to her comments, Magda revealed her complex relationship with the idea of weight loss (pictured in 2010, after shedding 40kg as a Jenny Craig spokesperson)

Complex: Prior to her comments, Magda revealed her complex relationship with the idea of weight loss (pictured in 2010, after shedding 40kg as a Jenny Craig spokesperson)

‘It does become your second skin. It’s something that you’re very used to and when I lost all the weight on Jenny Craig, it was quite a weird feeling, actually,’ she said.  

‘People don’t think that, they think “oh, you lose weight and everything’s going to be great”

'Odd': Magda said her weight-loss accomplishment didn't feel 'great' like everyone said it would - instead, she felt 'odd' and conflicted

‘Odd’: Magda said her weight-loss accomplishment didn’t feel ‘great’ like everyone said it would – instead, she felt ‘odd’ and conflicted

‘And I don’t mean to be a whinger about it but there was a candid photo I saw of me (after losing the weight) and I didn’t recognise myself.’

Magda explained: ‘That is a really strange feeling, to look in the mirror and not see yourself, you know?’

‘To not have this body felt odd.’ 

'I don't mean to be a whinger': Magda described weight as a 'suit of armour' and a 'second skin' adding: 'That is a really strange feeling, to look in the mirror and not see yourself, you know?'

‘I don’t mean to be a whinger’: Magda described weight as a ‘suit of armour’ and a ‘second skin’ adding: ‘That is a really strange feeling, to look in the mirror and not see yourself, you know?’

     



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