Kate Nash was told she was "too fat" to be a pop star.

The 'Foundations' singer has opened up about being subjected to body shaming throughout her career and how "offensive" and "inappropriate" she finds people's comments about her figure.

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She said: "When you're a woman, you have such a strange relationship with your body because - especially when you're in the public eye - you're constantly being judged.
"People comment on my body all the time in a really inappropriate way, in a way I find completely offensive.

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I saw it in serious newspapers where I've been called 'too fat' and 'too ugly' to be a pop star. It's so weird, but people feel like they can say that to you."

However, the 29-year-old singer says starring in Netflix comedy show 'Glow' - in which she portrays Rhonda - made her learn to feel "empowered" as the focus wasn't on her looks.

She told The Independent newspaper: "On the show, we have a purpose that isn't just to look good, it's to learn to wrestle and run the ropes. On set, I was pushing myself physically, doing things I never expected I could do. It empowered me, and I feel very confident and assertive."

Kate says the perception of women is changing and girls feel confident enough to speak their minds and exercise feminism.

She explained: "Everything's slightly different now because feminism is now front and centre. It's mainstream. There are still s**t magazines that will look at women's bodies.

But I've seen reactions from influencers, and if someone talks about a women and the way she looks, women jump in like 'no, you can't f***ing say that. What's it to do with you?'

Women are being more accepted and there's more awareness of people's sexuality, gender, race and other issues in the world."