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Ballerina Jenifer Ringer Responds To Weight Criticism

December 13, 2010 |  by  |  Entertainment  |  2 Comments
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When you’re a ballerina, you have to put up with a lot. From exhausting workouts to intense physical discipline, ballerinas are some of the strongest athletes out there and for good reason. But one thing they shouldn’t have to deal with is intense scrutiny on their physical appearance—from New York Times critics. But The Nutcracker performer, Jenifer Ringer who is cast as the Sugar Plum Fairy at the New York City Ballet, has had to face exactly that when dance critic Alastair Macaulay wrote that she “looked as if she’d eaten one sugarplum too many.”

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