Tom Hanks Spoke Out Against Body-Shaming Directed at His Wife’s “Flabby” Body
Tom and Rita Wilson’s bond is one that transcends the superficiality of Hollywood fame and physical appearance. Having been together for over 30 years, their connection is unbreakable. When people criticized Rita for her body weight, Tom stood by her side and passionately praised her beauty. It’s clear that their love for each other runs deep, and nothing can shake the foundation of their enduring bond.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson met in 1981 on the set of Bosom Buddies. Their friendship turned into romance 4 years after they met, during the filming of Volunteers, and they got married in 1988 after Hanks’ divorce from his first wife.
“The success of our relationship was a matter of timing, maturity, and our willingness to have an intimate connection,” Hanks confessed. “When I married Rita, I thought, ’This is going to require some change on my part.’ I won’t deny that providence was part of us finding each other, but our relationship isn’t magic — the way it’s shown in movies.”
Over the years, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have built a beautiful family with the birth of their 2 sons, Chester in 1990, and Truman in 1995. Both of their children have followed in their parents’ footsteps, working in various fields of the entertainment industry.
Despite maintaining their privacy, we have always seen the couple as happy and content during public appearances, which is a testament to the strength of their bond and the unwavering support they have for each other.
“I’ll never forget, we were standing on the corner of 57th and 5th in New York, or 58th and 5th,” Rita said, “He looked at me, and he said, ’You know, I just want you to know, that you never have to change anything about who you are in order to be with me.’”
Rita Wilson’s courageous disclosure of her fight against breast cancer and her double mastectomy, along with Tom Hanks’ unwavering support, has been a remarkable example of their unbreakable bond. Hanks’ love and care for his wife provided her with immense comfort during that difficult time.
Their dedication and commitment to each other have inspired many, demonstrating the strength of their love in conquering all challenges. Rita recalls that time, saying, “You never know how your spouse is going to react in a situation like this. I was so amazed, so blown away by the care my husband gave me.”
He deeply treasures his wife’s beauty, especially in the face of hurtful body-shaming comments.
Rita Wilson has experienced weight fluctuations in the past for various reasons, including using food as a source of comfort during stressful times, resulting in unwanted weight gain. Sadly, her added pounds were met with negative comments and body-shaming. “Tom looks in great shape, while Rita looks out of shape and flabby,” is what some people said about the star’s body.
However, Rita has a deep understanding of how to care for her mental and physical well-being. While acknowledging her body’s imperfections, she has chosen to love herself anyway and has embarked on a journey to challenge herself and adopt a healthy lifestyle.
However, despite all the negative comments online, her husband’s unwavering love remains. The actor knows beauty is beyond a woman’s physique. He only has eyes for his wife, saying she’s “extremely brave and beautiful.”
Tom Hanks has always been sweet and thoughtful toward her. His loving words never fail to make her feel incredibly lucky. The feeling is mutual, as Hanks has also expressed how fortunate he feels to have Wilson by his side, saying, “I’m a lucky man.”
Despite being together for many years, their bond remains unbreakable, even with changes in their bodies and the passing of time. Their love is a true partnership that goes beyond physical appearance and highlights the power of true commitment and companionship.