Reason #1: Rob is clearly troubled by his weight gain and isn't afraid to show it.
If Rob was running around town every day acting like an idiot, we could see why people would want to throw shots at him. But every time a paparazzo takes a picture of him, he looks like he wants to crawl up in a hole. He's also sent out several tweets over the past few months alluding to his weight and his public perception. The guy cares about what people are saying about him right now and it affects him. So why not cut him some slack?
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