Michael Bay Body Shamed Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale

We can debate the hotness of Ashley Graham all day, but not Kate Beckinsale. Never Kate Beckinsale. We’ve all seen Underworld. Saying Kate Beckinsale isn’t hot is  just not something one does. Except I guess Michael Bay who did it repeatedly while promoting Pearl Harbor.  Roger Ebert said it was, “redundant special effects, surrounded by a love story of stunning banality”. He probably just copied and pasted that into every Michael Bay movie review. Take it away, Kate:

“I don’t think I fitted the type of actress Michael Bay the director had met before,” she shared. “I think he was baffled by me because my boobs weren’t bigger than my head and I wasn’t blonde. “I’d just had my daughter and had lost weight, but was told that if I got the part, I’d have to work out. And I just didn’t understand why a 1940s nurse would do that.

Then this bullshit.

“And then, when we were promoting the film…when he was asked about me, he’d say, ‘Kate wasn’t so attractive that she would alienate the female audience’ “He kept saying it everywhere we went, and we went to a lot of places.”

I probably shouldn’t say this, but I have a friend in LA with boobs bigger than her head (and three successful businesses) who went on a date with Michael Bay once. It was once, because apparently he talked about his car the whole time and told the wait staff (repeatedly) how lucky they were to have him dining in their establishment. What’s that all about?