Actress Zoe Saldana may have bared it all on the new cover of Allure magazine, but it's the headline emblazoned on the magazine's cover announcing the actress' weight that is causing a controversy, and now leading to a backlash among readers, who are questioning the editors' decision.
The headline next to the "Avatar" beauty reads: "Zoe Saldana: 115 Pounds of Grit and Heartache." While some say it was meant to be positive, many women are now questioning whether a magazine would ever publish a man's weight.
"This is absolutely ridiculous," Ericka Souter, editor at TheStir.com, told ABC News. "I don't know what they were thinking. It must have been just for the shock value, because stars never reveal their weight."
Late Wednesday, the controversy rocketed across the Internet. One person tweeted "Zoe Saldana's weight revealed on Allure cover. For every step forward, mags take 3 back!" Another posting on a message board read "I don't think putting the weight on a magazine coverRead More »from Zoe Saldana Allure Weight Reveal Stirs Uproar