The gorgeous Jennifer Love Hewitt was photographed playing in the waves on a Hawaiian vacation in November 2007. Critics -- from the blogosphere to mainstream media -- pointed out the extra pounds she seemed to be carrying. After an initial defense, Love lost the weight -- and, as you will see in the next photo, made sure everyone knew about it!
Here's Nicole Richie looking skeletally thin, in the summer of 2006. Not surprisingly, this is around the time she actually fainted while shopping. "I know I'm too thin right now, so I wouldn't want any young girl looking at me and saying, 'That's what I want to look like,'" She told Vanity Fair in the spring of that year. "I'm not happy with the way I look right now."