13 favourite slap downs of the Daily Mirror’s ‘worst dressed’ Baftas parade
The Daily Mirror celebrated some of the finest creative talent this country has to offer by doing a parade of the ‘worst dressed’ women at this year’s Bafta TV awards.
— Mirror Celeb (@MirrorCeleb) May 12, 2019
Laughing at people’s outfits is as old as time – well, it’s certainly as old as Heat magazine – but this year, in another reflection of how times are changing perhaps, people weren’t standing for it.
Here are our 13 favourite slap downs.
I’ve fixed that for you. You’re welcome. pic.twitter.com/iWL4lA33h0
— Nick Harvey (@mrnickharvey) May 12, 2019
— Greg James (@gregjames) May 13, 2019
On the eve of mental health awareness week, whose theme this year is body image, this kind of “journalism” needs to end @mentalhealth
— Christopher Murray (@chrisperth76) May 12, 2019
Piers Morgan dazzled on the red carpet as he poured himself into a figure hugging black dinner jacket/bow tie combo that showed off every curve. Meanwhile, Lee Mack failed to impress after settling for a dowdy black dinner jacket & bow tie.
See how fucking ridiculous this is? pic.twitter.com/vu9sCpTAvF
— Ross Lawson (@Ross_Lawson) May 13, 2019
Says you. You fucking horrible excuse for journalism. Fuck off making women “compete” for you approval. https://t.co/GEsygAUcS5
— Oriane Messina (@orianemessina) May 12, 2019
@JamesBrinsford do you ever feel okay about the fact that your job is to shit talk women and their bodies? cos u shouldn’t at all
— beth mccoll (@imteddybless) May 12, 2019
Headline should read "Two healthy and happy, talented women are celebrated (and celebrate others) for their professional success"@DailyMirror should be ashamed and as a society we should rail against this lazy writing (I won't call it journalism) @ScarlettMoffatt – you rock! https://t.co/4AGpQ2jLfX
— Paul Sylvester (@paulsylvester75) May 13, 2019
“What did you do at work today?”
“I attempted to shame some women far more talented than me*.”
*but I failed
— John O’Farrell (@mrjohnofarrell) May 12, 2019
Fuck this shit. All these women look lovely. They looked in the mirror before they left & thought 'I feel good in this' and it fucking shows. https://t.co/UWi1lZaYca
— elfie. (@elfbatross) May 13, 2019
Do you think it’s ok to do this?? Who are u to judge??? Why is this needed??? This is still classed as trolling!! Its disgusting!! This can really effect peoples self esteem & create anxiety in people.
— Beauty By Leanne (@Beauty_byleanne) May 12, 2019
Oh let's rip women apart as fucking usual. Base the whole report on appearance.
Shove it up your beef hoop, you shitboxes. https://t.co/WIORSW8PXt
— Emma on thin icing (@ratwomanme) May 12, 2019
2019. We don’t accept this anymore .
— Barb Jungr (@barbjungr) May 12, 2019
And lots of people pointed to this piece, written by Sarah Millican, talking about exactly this sort of thing.
This seemed to sum up a lot of people’s feelings.