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Amber Rose Felt ‘Body-Shamed’ by Julianne Hough on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

Not holding back. Amber Rose says she felt “body-shamed” by Julianne Hough when the Dancing With the Stars judge critiqued her performance of the salsa with pro partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy on Monday, September 26. Listen to what she said in the clip above!

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“It was a point in the dance where I had to lift my leg up and Maks dipped me and [Julianne] said, ‘Oh, I’m uncomfortable,’ and I instantly, I felt, I did feel body-shamed,” Rose, 32, said on her latest Loveline with Amber Rose podcast on the network (listen to the NSFW excerpt above, and find the whole podcast here).

Amber Rose
Amber Rose poses as Season 23 of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ meets the press at Planet Hollywood Times Square on September 7, 2016 in NYC. Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/Getty Images

“You know, all the beautiful professional dancers that are on Dancing With the Stars, I mean they dress very sexy and they do splits and they grind up on these guys and they look absolutely stunning and they get a standing ovation,” the How to Be a Bad Bitch author continued. “And for me, and my body, my hips, my ass, my breasts, made her uncomfortable.”

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Hough, 28, told E! News that the comment was taken out of context. “To be clear, that was a produced package, not live coverage and they can put those sound bites anywhere,” she said. 

Julianne Hough
Julianne Hough arrives at Revlon’s Annual Philanthropic Luncheon at Chateau Marmont on September 27, 2016 in L.A. Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

“My ‘uncomfortable’ comment was about the fact that I felt like I wanted more out of the performance — when someone is doing a hot, sexy dance like that without the right amount of energy that is required, it can be uncomfortable to watch.”

“Trust me I’m ALL for a sexy booty dance!! We all know that!!” she continued. “And any kind of body-shaming goes against everything I believe in.”

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Rose, who has spoken proudly of her past as a stripper, led the first annual SlutWalk in L.A. last October to empower all women who have been slut-shamed, judged and demeaned for their sexual behavior.

This year’s event will be held in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 1.

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