AceShowbiz - Not being as slim as many other entertainment industry workers doesn't benefit %cRachel Bloom%, at least when it comes to getting a dress for an award event. The actress revealed that she had to buy her 2017 Emmys Dress because the brand "is not lending me" one.
On the red carpet of the Sunday, September 17 ceremony, the "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" star wore a black Gucci gown featuring a ruffled lace top and a long black jersey skirt accented at the waist with a bejeweled bow. She completed her look with a Tyler Ellis bag and jewelry from Csarite.
"I bought this dress because Gucci is not lending me a dress," she said on "Live From the Red Carpet". "I love it and I can resell it. I'm now at the place where I can afford it," she added. "So 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 okay."
Bloom, however, later clarified her comment on Twitter. "To be clear: we didn't ask Gucci to dress me b/c they loan to very few. That being said, pickings are still slim for non-sample size ladies," she wrote.
To be clear: we didn't ask Gucci to dress me b/c they loan to very few. That being said, pickings are still slim for non-sample size ladies— Rachel Bloom (@Racheldoesstuff) September 18, 2017
While Bloom looked glamorous that night, she said walking the red carpet can be very stressful. "I think what people at home have to understand is this looks very glamorous, but we're all at work right now. My songwriting partner is here with me and says everyone here seems so worried so it's really cool, but it's very high stress," she told E! News' %cGiuliana Rancic%. "People are stepping on dresses, publicists are wondering if they're going fired. You're at work, I'm at work."
She added though, "We're all playing dress-up. This is the best dress-up. I feel like a pretty, pretty princess."
While Gucci didn't lend her a dress, Bloom still gets some perks of being a Hollywood star. "These places send me free stuff. Actors get free stuff so we can promote the brand. It's capitalism right?" she jokingly said. "But I think the writers should also benefit from the free stuff I get because they help write the words that I say that get me the free stuff so this company Bando sent us a ton of stuff. So if you send free stuff for the writers' room or even my crew, it makes me more likely to promote."