Star Bodies: Too Thin?

Kate Bosworth, Nicole Richie and others are making headlines for their startling appearances. Tell us, are they too thin? By Julia Wang


THEN: The former Spice Girl (left, in 1996), once known as much for her curvaceous good looks as her sassy style, claims bandmate Geri Halliwell got her addicted to dieting.

NOW: Following the birth of her first son Brooklyn in 1999 (during which she reportedly gained a mere 14 lbs.), the mother of three's weight has been a hot issue in the British press. Even Posh confesses in her 2001 autobiography Learning to Fly that she's been "obsessed" with her appearance.