Chris Wallace apologizes for fat-shaming Kelly Clarkson

Chris Wallace apologizes for fat-shaming Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson performs during the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles on March 29. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)

Fox News host Chris Wallace has apologized for making negative comments about singer Kelly Clarkson's weight. "I admire her remarkable talent and that should have been the focus of any discussion about her," he said. His apology came after a huge Internet backlash against his comment on "The Mike Gallagher Show" last week that "she could stay off the deep dish pizza." [People]

Michelle Obama spoke at the fifth Black Girls Rock awards show on BET on Sunday and gave an inspiring speech about gaining confidence. As she grew up, she said, "I decided that I wasn't bossy, I was confident and strong. I wasn't loud, I was a young woman with something important to say. And when I looked into the mirror, I saw a tall and smart and beautiful black girl." [Vulture]

The Lilly Pulitzer + Target Collection now has an app. It's not shoppable but allows the user to learn more about the collection, scheduled to go on sale April 19.  [Racked]

France has passed a law that makes it illegal to hire overly thin models, defined as those with a body mass index of less than 18. [The Cut]

Jessica Simpson's apparel-and-lifestyle empire has reached $1 billion in annual sales, and last week she sold a 50% stake to Sequential Brands Group in order to continue growing. [Inquisitr]