Mindy Kaling on Jimmy Kimmel Live!: "It Takes a Lot of Effort to Look Like a Normal/Chubby Woman"

April 1, 2014 12:19 PM

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The Mindy Project star was recently praised for telling Vogue she doesn't "want to be skinny," but Kaling didn't find the admission all that revelatory. "People were like, 'That's so great that you said it,' and I didn't think that was so weird. Every woman I know feels that way," she said on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! Monday. Kaling then cited her Topshop look at PaleyFest as an example of her feedback.

"I wear these outfits and stuff. I'm not skinny, but I'm an actor, which...that never happens in the world of regular-sized people and actresses," the Emmy-nominated TV writer said. "I also am the recipient of a lot of backhanded compliments about it, where people are like, 'It's so nice that Mindy ...

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