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Thursday September 18, 2008 12:57 pm

90210: How Thin is Too Thin?

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Drama, Prime Time, The CW, Gossip,

90210 GirlsKelly, Brenda, Donna

For some reason, everyone is talking about the same thing today: the girls and how skinny they are. I admit, the first time I saw Shenae Grimes (she’s Annie), I felt sorry for the teens out there. When I was a very little girl watching Beverly Hills, 90210, it was hard enough looking at Kelly Taylor’s perfect smile and Donna Martin’s lovely figure and wondering how I could ever compete - but they, at least, looked as though they actually did eat the food at the Peach Pit, from time to time. The new crop of West Beverly High Schoolers look more like refugees in designer labels who just came from the salon, where some kind person gave them makeovers…but sadly, no snacks.

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Most reporters are simply citing fan reactions to the lanky, lithe bodies displayed on screen, but MSNBC had a little something different to report (they got their facts from the latest issue of ).

Jessica Stroup and Shenae Grimes

Citing two mysterious and unnamed “insiders,” the mag revealed that Jessica Stroup (Silver) and Grimes are causing a stir among the cast and producers, who want the two to gain weight. “They are trying too hard to be skinny,” said the first “insider.”

A second secret source said that the situation has gotten so out-of-control, many of the stars of the cast are arranging an intervention for Stroup and Grimes. “I heard some of the boys on the show are going to sit down with the girls and talk to them,” said the source.

Just order pizza. That ought to do it.


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