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Annabel Croft Calls Serena "Huge"

Clive Brunskill/Getty Images EuropeWhen tennis broadcaster Annabel Croft referred to reigning French Open champion Serena Williams as 'huge', she could have been talking about a number of positive things. Unfortuantly, instead of discussing Serena's talent or legacy, Croft was making bitchy remarks about Serena's bottom.

Croft made disparaging remarks about Serena's figure during a corporate lunch. One of the LTA people invited to the lunch was offended by Croft's remarks, and spilt all to the media.

'Annabel made many personal asides about Serena, saying that she was huge. She said all Serena's dresses were very carefully designed to hide her bulk. She then moved on to concentrate on what she termed as Serena's huge backside. She said she was in the ladies' changing room and wondering who was going to wear what looked like a wedding dress. She then saw Serena getting into this dress and that the train had been carefully designed to wrap around Serena's huge backside. It was quite offensive.'

Where to start? Perhaps the fact that while all dresses are designed to flatter a woman's figure, Serena's short dresses clearly are not made to hide her bum. Perhaps that might be because she is proud of her figure, something Croft obviously cannot understand. I've also never seen a wedding dress that looks ANYTHING like what Serena is wearing. A short dress with orange undershorts designed by Nike... that would be quite the bridal look!

Croft, who earlier said that Maria Sharapova lost because of her relationship with Grigor Dimitrov, made some half-hearted attempt at an excuse for her vicious comments.

'I apologise to anyone who might have taken offence, but it was meant as a harmless piece of banter. Serena has a magnificent bottom that every woman should aspire to,' she said.

Clearly, her words are far from an apology. I'm pretty sure Croft was taking the piss when she said Serena's bottom should be aspired to by every woman. No woman should aim to look like another, no matter how amazing Serena's figure is. We are all blessed with our own size and shapes, and like Serena, we should be proud of them. But judging by Croft's comments, positive body image is something she does not understand. Serena, thankfully, most definitely does.


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Reader Comments (9)

Get a life. You just want to be famous. Spilling something said away from the media. It appears quite harmless to me. Women AND men talk about others anyway. So what? Just because Croft is well known? She didn't say it to the media.
July 2, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDee
What you see is what you get!!!

what about Serena and girl rape's?????
July 2, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterguillevilas
Hi Guillevilas. We reported that on our Facebook page as I did not get the time to post it here. Thanks,
July 3, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKait
Ws all know the linebacker has an enormous butt. Croft's comments weren't 'bitchy:' they were TRUE.
Who, from "the LTA people" snItched on Croft? Clearly some nigtard piece of cowardly slime.
July 3, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterWeightlossdirector
July 3, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterESU
I still think Serena is a horrible human being, always dismissing the others players and people.

is my right to express without offending anyone.
July 3, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterguillevilas
C'mon, everybody knows SW is huge. Was Annabel supposed to state otherwise? That woman was only stating the obvious. That's not bitchy at all. You know who's bitchy? Serena Williams. Always have been, always will be.
July 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAndrei
Croft looks 50. The crowd feet are palpable. Real men wa n t women, not hangrrd devoid of breast and arse. Live it like real men do. Hangrrs like well are just that., are boring wiry lay. Croft get some tennis success, botoc, you look hard, and find a real man . Serena can be a biatch. She loves guving hater s and the negative, there is a distinctionlishment, as do her millions of fans. We also enjoy her laughable whippings of the acne prone the acne ridden wire. She loves it, and so do her millions of fans. She is amused by croft, didn't even know her name, and gives the 1 finger salute chilling in Bel Air, palm beach or a f abulous flat in the 7th, overlooking the Tower Eiffel the, none of which croft, the has been that never was can afford, just l I ke you hater. can't afford just like you haters. You girls are having plastic surgery and falsies for an arse for an arse, c ause kate misd might like good as a boy in magazines, this new craze is a pity. Kind collegen injections. Real men know how handle such a beautiful arse. Croft, poor thing, found a way to get in the news talking bout herself. But she should be calling 911 for that ever cracking up crows nest of a . face because aAirbrushing ain't hiding it Amanda.
July 6, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterlove that booty
Sorry for typos reflected in the above listed post by "by "love that booty." I am familiarizing myself with ny new day-old electronic mobile keyboard. That said, I am sure that Amanda and her wrinkled, hard crows feet disaster of a face is aware if it. She never accomplished anything tennis wise, so she better keep up the botox, derma brasinlaser therapyy, etc. to pay her bills, while dreaming about the fame, wealth, success of Serena and the many famous and wealthy suitors stateside who desire the huge arse over the haggard, broke down BBC commentator, sorts. Guivrll7s or whatever the name, get a life. Stop paying so much attention to one that you vehemently dislike. Poor thing, one thing for sure:Serena could care less about you and what you think of her, she's too busy living grandly and spanking acne ridden boy/girl hanger with the bottled blonde with the ponytail.
July 8, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterlove that booty

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