Star: Christina Aguilera’s weight gain, booze problems are “out of control”

I do not know if this Star Mag cover is a Photoshopped image, or if someone just snapped a photo of standard-issue Christina Aguilera after a night of partying (“just another night”). As you can see, Star Mag is taking the bold step of calling out Christina for being a crazy boozehound, only they dilute the issue by going on and on about her “65 pound weight gain” and her diva behavior on the set of The Voice. True, the weight gain and the diva behavior are likely part of the same alcoholic issues. But let’s not go overboard with the weight stuff, okay? Here’s more from Star, via Jezebel:

Star – Sources claim Christina Aguilera is “out of control.” She is “getting wasted a lot and just embarrassing herself.” Among her offenses: She “goes days without ever getting out of bed. She’ll have food brought to her, and she even drinks in bed too!”

Another source says: “Her dressing room is always littered with wine bottles.” And yeah, some stuff is not so nice, like how she left her son, Max, on his fourth birthday, to go get drunk. She and boyfriend Matt (who is “just in it for the ride”) went to dinner, where they had a few rounds of sake, and then to a club, where they ordered bathtub loads of vodka and cranberry and partied until last call.

But even more important than drowning her sorrows in booze is Christina’s weight, amirite? That’s why the mag offers a sidebar called “packing on the pounds.” Contrasting photos from Xtina’s “Genie In A Bottle” and “Dirrty” days — 1999 and 2002 — with current photos, as though any of us weighed the same at 18 years old as we do (or did) at 31.

[Star via Jezebel]

Yeah, it’s not about comparing Christina’s body now to her body when she was 18. It’s simply looking at her now and thinking, “Jesus, Christina, put on some pants. No one wants to see that.” I would feel differently about Christina’s weight gain if she actually dressed for her figure instead of jacking up her bolt-ons, pouring herself into dresses four sizes too small, and going commando TO A FUNERAL. As for how she looks… I feel the same way about Vince Vaughn’s yo-yo weight gains and losses – he simply doesn’t look healthy. Neither does Christina. And that worries me.

As for Christina’s Voice co-stars hating on her… I don’t even know. Those stories are getting a lot of traction, but for now, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine seem to be defending her publicly. When Levine was on Howard Stern’s show, Stern asked him about Christina’s weight gain and why she wears such uncomfortable-looking clothes. Adam said: “I wouldn’t go that far actually. Her clothes are tight, she likes to wear tight clothes! She clearly likes to talk about being comfortable with being a woman, and snapping her fingers and doing the whole (diva) thing.”

Photos courtesy of WENN.

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  1. brin says:

    That cover picture is hilarious and the caption says it all….she’s a wreck.

  2. paola says:

    Adam levine is the worst bitch ever. He’s clearly jelous of all the attention Christina is having, his next move it’ll probably be to gain some weight too and start wearing tight clothes. but hey, she has the greatest voice of all. and i’m not a fan of hers!

  3. Annie says:

    Yep, she’s a hot mess, but I genuinely like me some Christina. Please get it together gurl!

  4. whatthehell456 says:

    I don’t think she looks fat at all. Like it was stated above, we don’t all weigh the same as we did when we were 18. As for the drunken mess she has become, that I believe.

    • Annie says:

      I don’t think she’s “fat” either, but this current weight doesn’t seem natural on Christina – her weight around Burlesque seemed to fit her much better. A person can be unnaturally skinny but you can also be unnaturally heavy if you’re the type of person who uses food like a drug when stressed/depressed. I’m naturally pretty skinny but during some of my darkest times I was heavier. It would be a big mistake to assume the heavier weight is always the most natural.

      • irishserra says:

        I agree. And it’s the bloat factor that’s making her look the way she does. (Well, that and her lack of ability to dress). If she weren’t so bloated from the alcohol, she might just look soft and curvy.

      • mssnarnd says:

        I agree, too, Annie. I’m not a professional therapist, but I’ve suffered from depression. And it’s a vicious cycle. The drinking is an attempt to escape from the painful feelings. Then, the weight gain from the drinking, and more drinking to forget that. Then, you find your whole life going down the toilet because you’re drinking too much and not thinking clearly . . . . It’s amazing how life turns around when you’re sober. Everything starts to fall into place. Too bad she’s surrounded by enablers. Maybe with a few weeks away from the Sea Breezes, her life could get back on track.

    • Jeneral says:

      I sure would call her “fat”… I wouldn’t call her “disgustingly fat” or “obese”, and I’m certainly not going to compare her to her teenage self, but she is definitely overweight and is carrying extra chub that she doesn’t need.

      She DOESN’T look healthy, and she is doing herself and her new larger figure a huge disservice by dressing so poorly. She insists on wearing outfits that only make her look fatter, such as the no-pants nonsense.

      I definitely think alcohol bloat is at least partly to blame — I can notice a different the morning after a wine-soaked evening when I’m trying to get my jeans back on. It can really be brutal for some people.

  5. mew says:

    Hopefully she won’t end up being the new Winehouse… doesn’t look good.

  6. moopsie says:

    Hate to say, but I believe the part about her leaving her son on his fourth birthday to get drunk. Whenever you see pictures of her with her son she looks so grouchy and the kid looks miserable. But she is all smiles when she is seen out on a binge.

  7. Tapioca says:

    “She clearly likes to talk about being comfortable with being a woman, and snapping her fingers and doing the whole (diva) thing”

    Nice sugarcoating there Adam!

    Translation: “She’s not happy with her weight and she’s an insufferable bitch to work with.”

    I can believe it – she’s undisputedly talented, but when every story about you is about how much of a “diva” you are, either there’s a worldwide media conspiracy or you’re truly intolerable!

    • Erinn says:

      Exactly! She can be downright insufferable on the Voice at times. I can only handle so much of her. She’ll behave for a little while, then she’s cutting in and acting bitchy. The rest of the cast has a good chemistry together… I find she’s just really awkward and a mess. I can’t deny that the woman is talented, but I would NEVER wan’t to work with her. She just seems like a mean girl.

  8. Sisi says:

    that coverpicture with the smeared lipstick is almost a year old iirc…

  9. erika says:

    god pls look at after christina

  10. Celebasshat says:

    I pray Christiana get it together for the sake of her son.

  11. Esmom says:

    I don’t doubt that she’s a mess but that photo screams Photoshop.

  12. monette says:

    This is clearly a PR stunt a la Britney. She will have some more embarrassing moments and a final big one, than she will go to rehab, lose weight and she will be invited to all the talk shows to tell her story. It’s her last attempt to stay relevant.

  13. Asli says:

    Poor kid. What happened to devoted parent- Christina. You can go to parties when you have kids, yes, but getting hammered basically every night and leaving your kid on his birthday isn’t exactly good parenting. And what happened to the dad?

  14. Jennifer12 says:

    From what I’ve read (Janet Charlton is one source), her ex-husband is a very good man and a good dad who protect both his son and his ex-wife. That’s why you don’t see many pictures of Max- he lives with his dad and Christina visits sometimes or has her son on occasion. I think it’s crap that they say she’s bullied for her weight, but then put up mean comparison pictures. That’s cruel and unnecessary. However, she’s a total drunk with an enabling boyfriend who is- and this is the worst part- a slacker parent. If she’d quit drinking, work at being a better parent, calm down, and dress better for being bigger, I think she’d be on the upswing. And STOP with the clown makeup and fake extensions and awful color (this means you too, Tori Spelling). If she wants to be blond, then go for a honey blond, with a Cleopatra cut. She’s a very attractive person and the right cut, color, makeup and clothing would make her sexy in the way Adele is (not having to be a size zero). But work out the addictions and be a better parent first.

    • GossipQueen says:

      You’re right. She doesn’t choose anything that is flattering, from hair, to makeup to clothing. She can be whatever weight she wants, but she doesn’t realize how bad she looks with the skimpy clothes and red lipstick. She needs some sort of image consultant.

    • Amanda G says:

      I still say her biggest mistake was leaving Jordan. He was such a good man and she wrote such wonderful songs about him. I hope she regrets leaving him one day. She wasn’t crazy, drunk or obnoxious when she was with him.

      • Jennifer12 says:

        Jordan was her best friend and still treats her like a friend. He covers for her, helps her out and raises their son pretty much on his own. It was a huge error to leave him, much less cheat on him with that douchebag boyfriend. She’d even look good as a brunette, if she worked out the makeup and went with a more flattering length (shoulder?). I think Britney needs to stop with the bright blond, too, and so does Tori Spelling. It’s for very young people, washes you out, and accentuates when you’re getting older. And those clothes- hello, knee length, tunics- things that look nice with leggings and boots.

      • Ramie says:

        she got bored with Jordan. The same thing happens to me when I’m with a “nice guy” that friends and family always want me to be with. I never saw the attraction between those two, so I wasn’t shocked at all when they split. Xtina has a wild side, and she needs to tend to that before she can be with anyone.

    • Nikki Girl says:

      This sums it up perfectly, I agree with every single thing you said.

  15. Sara says:

    I feel kinda bad for her too (kinda…) but as for the weight gain, it’s like you can’t win in Hollywood!! So what she’s not STICK thin?? She’s not obese either! She’s full figured. These people who call themselves ‘curvy’ (Alba, Upton, etc…) – Christina is curvy – not you.
    Anyways, I hope for her sons sake her boozing gets under control….
    and she needs to ditch that loser boyfriend of hers too it seems.

    • LAK says:

      Do you know what the definition of curvy is??!!! Kim K, Nigella Lawson, Candice Swanapoel, Tyra Banks are curvy….you know, big top and bottom with tiny waist whatever their actual size or height or weight. That is what curvy is.

      Christina’s figure, slim or bigger was never that hour glass shape.

      And while we are here, big boobs on an otherwise rectangle frame is also not curvy. So Giselle isn’t curvy either.

      It irks me how ‘curvy’ is the replacement word for fat or big boobs.

      No one would have a problem with her size if she dressed like the fat girl she is now rather than the thin girl she used to be. Which is why it is also pointless to compare her size at 18 and her size now at 31.

  16. TheOriginalKitten says:

    I mean…she’s holding down a job on an extremely popular show-is it that bad? Maybe it is..Idk. If she didn’t have a kid, I would say the hard-partying isn’t that big of a deal but given the fact that she has a 4-year-old, it’s pretty disconcerting..
    Also-she has maybe gained 30 lbs MAX. There is no way she gained 65 lbs. On her petite frame, 65 lbs would make her HUGE. I wish she would style herself differently but people need to stop giving her shit about her weight. It’s getting old. If she’s fine with it then people need to back off.

    • Sammi says:

      actually i can see it being a 65 weight gain. she’s the sameish height as me (I’m 5’2) and when I got up to 160 I looked like her but I carried it differently. She was TINY like maybe 100lbs when she first came out though I like that the author included not many people weigh the same in their 30s as they did at 18-20.

      • Erinn says:

        I’m 5’2 as well, and I’ve gained a lot of weight since high school… I’m in the process of working it off, but I do weigh more than 160, and I look thinner than Christina. Maybe it’s my bone structure or something, but I carry weight better than she does despite my height. Plus the booze bloat isn’t helping her. I totally believe it’s a 65lb weight gain.

    • Jennifer12 says:

      No, I’d say it’s about 50-60 pound gain. I am 5’4 and generally about 125-130 (not skinny at all). I looked a lot like that when pregnant; bloated, bigger face, big thighs and arms. She’s become quite heavy, but it wouldn’t be so bad without the Tammy Faye makeup, dumb color/cut/style/extensions and terrible styling. She isn’t obese. I’m telling you, honey blond or chestnut with highlights, simple shoulder length style, more natural makeup, tunics with the leggings- she’d look 1000 times better. She’s 31 and needs to grow up stylewise, but she also needs to grow up personally. Get help for addictions, be a better parent, and think about why you left a good man for a user.

      • Jennifer12 says:

        And remember, she started off super skinny, so the weight gain shows, but when you start out at 100 pounds, you have more time before the pounds start to show. I totally believe she’s about 165 or 170. And again, nothing wrong with that except that it comes from alcoholic bloat. I wish she’d style herself better because then it would cut down on feeling like crap about herself and trying to be 18 again.

  17. TruthTella says:

    REALLY you can tell the pic on the cover is old because it looks like she hasn’t put weight on in it. Also if she’s such a boozehound etc why did thay sign her up for annother season on a $10,000,000 contract???
    People are just using Christina as the current car crash celeb for sales and next it’ll probably be bobbi kristina sadly.
    I agree she probably has been drinking too much but to make out she’s a full on alchoholic is too far imo, i can’t even remember the last time she was pictured out and she’s always fulfilling her role on The Voice great so…

  18. Stubbylove says:

    I like the pic of “the way she was” – realize that was her “dirty phase” but she looks like a whore/stripper in that pic. She’s a woman now with a child – don’t know if that’s what she should strive to get back to. Addiction completely sucks – takes you emotionally then physically and lastly it takes your soul. I hope she gets better, don’t like to see anyone like this.

  19. nikzilla37 says:

    I think the Voice costars aren’t going to speak against her. They don’t want to risk losing that extra paycheck!

  20. lol says:

    I just wish women would stop bashing other women for weight issues.. WE all have them & all go through cycles.. There only seems to be a handful of celebs that are continually attacked for the wight issue be it there prgnant or not ist always the same few.. Do I think Christna has some booze & esteem issues you bet I do but this other bullying is crazy & so destructive.

  21. kimberly says:

    She’s an alcoholic

    it’s just more of the same

    maybe her and rhianna can get a rehab discount?

  22. wunder says:

    Reminds me of the Britney downward spiral.

  23. LeeLoo says:

    I would never bash her for gaining weight. But she definitely needs to accept the fact she is not 18 anymore. She needs to act her age and that means dress like someone her size and age. Her voice is still strong but she will ruin it with the booze along with her relationship with her son.

  24. Nan209 says:

    The fact that her weight issues began after her divorce is very telling as to the cause. I don’t know if it has anything to do with drinking. I see it in the headlines but that doesn’t make it fact. But depression, age, having a baby, major life changes can all show themselves on our bodies. I hope her entourage helps her rather than just saying yes to her ( highly unlikely but I’m always hopeful). I’m not a fan but I hate to see people hurting.

  25. jesstar says:

    She looks like a depressed alcoholic. Normally I would be sympathetic, but she’s a mother of a very young child- suck it up & get it together! THAT is what being a powerful woman is really all about!

  26. juju says:

    I swear she looks like Miss Piggy, she could play her in a movie !! She has so much talent and money and she’s happy looking like Miss Piggy, it just doesnt make any since !! The hair, the makeup, look it up that’s Miss Piggy.

  27. hillbillygirl45 says:

    I’ve never been a huge fan, but, she use to sing OK I guess. Don’t care about her weight, probably alcohol, she needs to work on that. But there is something she can’t do a thing about that I have a question about, is it just me, or does the girl have a little bit of an oversized head? Just asking………

  28. Beatriz says:

    That comment about how she missed her sons’ birthday to get drunk…wow, just wow. I hope for his sake, that it’s not true, that’s just too sad :/

  29. Holden says:

    Man, those last two pictures of her are not flattering. I wonder if this caused the divorce, or is a result of it. Either way, her ex is looking better and better.

  30. asa 2009 says:

    owh,,i hope cristina will back and be stronger cristina

  31. NinaG says:

    I wonder if she always had these “issues” I know a lot of people suffer from alcohol abuse and it doesn’t become worst until over time, it makes me wonder if it’s all just catching up with her now. Well I hope she get’s help, she has a child now and someone other than herself to think about.

  32. Lisa says:

    I was all set to be annoyed by this, but I don’t know. You guys caught me on shark week, so my hormones make me sad for her. Watching someone suffer publicly isn’t fun.

  33. samira677 says:

    I don’t know if she’s constantly drunk as it’s claimed but I think this is a bad photo that was photo-shopped. I don’t recall Christina walking around with lipstick on her face like that. Also with so many paps taking non-stop pictures, there’s going to be a significant amount of photos of somebody blinking. Those photos always look like somebody is drunk or high.

  34. zenb!tch says:

    I actually prefer the body suit pic to the one with the leggings. Maybe she gained more weight in that pic but her legs are still OK looking in the body suit photo and they distract from her hips. Her boobs also look too small compared to her hips in the leggings pic.

    OK nit picking done… anyone who drinks that much would gain weight. She still looks better than Vince Vaughn (may be the make up covering the sickly palor)


  35. moopsie says:

    Its a publicity stunt. She is intentionally following britney’s steps to make a career comeback

  36. Karma says:

    Love Christina, don’t watch her show now, but she was always the one with the pipes. So we would never miss her MTV or Grammy performances and she always delivered.

    But she has caught flak for her weight a lot throughout her career. Anytime she came off tour she would get a little thicker because she wasn’t doing all the dancing and singing every night. She would remind the media of that fact, just like she would remind them when she was called too skinny on tour that she was eating well.

    She has taken it coming and going.

    But I do think the alcohol is adding the pounds. If I party with my husband only one night, I swear I can feel my thighs getting fatter due to the alcohol. So, I don’t see how she can party so much and it not take a toll on her thighs and health wise.

    As far as this bf only being in it for the ride. The dude does seem to be a bad influence.

    But her husband, flat-out told his producer friends the same thing. That he was only in it for the ride, after his friends were teasing him so hard that he went out with the chick who ‘f***s-for-tracks’. The same rumor that was being hurled around about Joss Stone by the same circle of jerks.

    Sorry, but it did seem like the way those rumors swirled around, there was something to it. And Jordon was all part of the backstabbing his new girlfriend with his producer buddies. Frankly, I was embarrassed for her the way that all went down.

    Now with a kid in the picture, that is a whole different story. But if Jordon didn’t really love her, and this guy doesn’t really love her, both only wanting a fast ride. Can you blame her for feeling blue?

    She really has had it harder in the press than most of the other female singers, with the exception of when Britney had her problems. But notice, both Britney and Christina had issues after breaking up with men they loved. But the rumor mill had pegged as taking them for a ride.

    Did they both realize that they were being duped and what we see is the tailspin from that moment?

  37. Hootie hoo says:

    I looked at the picture closely and it appears that it is lipstick prints from someone kissing her and not smeared make-up. Also, the photo was probably taken when she was blinking so it looks like she is drunk. I’m not saying she doesn’t have issues but sometimes those paps can take an ill-timed photo and make a person look out of it and fabricate a story.
    As for her weight I wish people would just get over that.

  38. california angel says:

    Seriously, I would drink myself silly too if everybody talked about me that way! Geesh I mean it’s like we’re on a forum of karl lagenfields! Christina isnt performing as much and with her new gig she probably gets the luxury of not having to watch her weight. It is hard on your body to maintain the unhealthy hollywood standards, try to starve yourself for 10 years, finally eat something, and not gain weight!

  39. Twez says:

    A lot of these stars wouldn’t catch as much shade for gaining weight if they’d be realistic about it and not continue to dress as though they are still 99 pounds and 18 years old.

    I also agree that Adam Levine is a bitchy bitch from Bitchville.

  40. Mrs. Odie 2 says:

    She needs therapy and some new habits. She’s going to be an old woman at 40. She looks awful.

  41. Anne says:

    People who smoke may have black lungs so one does not see the effects. Metabolisms change as people get older so she gains weight with everything she eats only it shows on the outside. Everyone has a “condition”. She is obviously comfortable in her own skin. I was underweight as a teen and when I had babies… Here comes big mamma. I understand her “condition”. I admire her for feeling comfortable in her own skin. I wish I did too. I’m working on the weight loss now for over a year. Good bye to 49 lbs!

  42. Cruz says:

    That picture is from 2009 and she was still with Jordan at the time. They were leaving a party when this was taken. I’m reading all these comments and it’s crazy to me that guys believe everything all these stupid magazines publish. I’m not gonna say that I know Christina personally, because I don’t. I have met her a couple of time and gone to The Voice taping and she does not look as big as she does on TV. I do know some of her people and believe me, she’s fine. As for those who say that Max lives with Jordan, y’all are nuts, that’s bullshit. Max is with Christina for the most part. Christina and Jordan weren’t good for each other at the end of their relationship, she even talks about it interviews. Bionic has some songs that at the time of the release just didn’t make sense. She usually sings about what’s going on in her life and those songs were about break up and not being happy, so I believe that the issues were going on for a while. The media has always made Christina look like a raving bitch, just because she doesn’t care what people say or think about her and she doesn’t kiss ass to anyone.

  43. Darlene says:

    I love how everyone is so quick to criticize. It is so easy. Yes today your life may be fine but you never know what tomorrow will bring. How would you feel if your every flaw was out there for all to see? And what? do all of you who ccommented on her weight have perfect bodies? Just jealos of her talent and