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David Arquette Upset Over Weight Jibe Directed to Courteney Cox

January 26, 2010 (10:03 am) GMT
The actor defends his wife, saying people are mean and wasting time for writing about somebody's weight on the Internet.
David Arquette, Courteney Cox

's husband has defended the former "Friends" star after a New York Times blogger made jibes about her weight. The actor, who married his "Scream" co-star in 1999, was outraged when a fashion pundit poked fun at the actress and her pal at the recent Golden Globe Awards, suggesting both had "put on a little weight."

Arquette has blasted the writer, insisting weight should never be an issue, and now he's calling for all bloggers to be kinder. He tells FoxNews.com, "Writing articles about people that put on weight is just wasting space for real news. And who really cares? I love round people, I love skinny people. I love people in general; we've got to get past labels and stop being so critical about everything."

"On the internet, people find that place and think they can just speak their mind, but a lot of the time you see how mean people are. In general, we just need to be a kinder society."

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