An actress reveals she bought her $3,500 Gucci dress because designers won't work with anyone who's not a size 0

The INSIDER Summary:

  • Many actors and actresses are lent designer dresses to wear for award shows.
  • “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” actress Rachel Bloom said she bought her Gucci gown for the evening.
  • She claimed Gucci was not lending her a dress and that it’s tough to get places to lend her dresses when she’s not a size zero.
  • Bloom will sell it on the discount website TheRealReal on Monday.

As the actors and actresses show off borrowed designer dresses on the Emmys red carpet, at least one star brought her own dress to the awards show.

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” actress Rachel Bloom bought her Gucci gown for the 69th annual Primetime Emmys because she claimed the designer wouldn’t lend her one.

“I bought this dress because Gucci is not lending me a dress,” Bloom said on the E! red carpet. “I love it and I can resell it. Here’s the thing, I’m now at the place where I can afford it.”

Rachel bloom emmys 2017E!Rachel Bloom on the Emmys red carpet.

Bloom said it can be tough to find designers who will lend her dresses because of her body size. 

“I said in an interview before, sometimes it’s hard to get places to lend me dresses because I’m not like a size zero, but also I can afford it so it’s ok,” added Bloom.

The gown retails for $US3,500 at Saks Fifth Avenue.

If you love the look, Bloom said she’ll put it up for sale on TheRealReal on Monday. 

You can watch Bloom’s interview with Giuliana Rancic below.

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