fat shaming

5 Gems From Jeffrey Wells, Film Criticism’s Greatest Troll

To say that Jeffrey Wells is America’s worst film critic is to do a disservice to just how truly, incredibly terrible this man is at his job.

A movie blogger and entertainment reporter for the cesspool of industry gossip known as Hollywood Elsewhere, Wells developed a strange cult following of hate-readers forMore »


Fifi Hocks Their Sex Toy For Dudes With Rude, Fat-Shaming Ad

A few months ago, I received a press email about a new sex toy for dudes called Fifi. Similar in concept to the Fleshlight, the Fifi had a decidedly more utilitarian, less vaginal design, and looked like something a guy who shops at REI would clip to his backpack before heading out for a hike,… More »


Gabourey Sidibe Slams Haters Of Her “Empire” Sex Scene

Gabourey Sidibe doesn’t give any fucks if you didn’t like watching her sex scene on FOX’s “Empire.” The 32-year-old actress portrays Becky Williams, who got some S-E-X on a rooftop with MCJ Poppa, played by actor Mo McRoe.

“After we were shooting it, the camera guy came over, and he said, ‘I’ve never shot a scene like… More »


“Dear Fat People” YouTube Star Nicole Arbour Fired From Body-Positive Film

Don’t let the door hit your fat-shaming butt on the way out! More »


Let Operation Harpoon Make You Feel Terrible About Your Body!

It came from the bowels of Reddit. More »


Plus-sized Leggings Advertisement Cramps Tiny Model In One Leg

What on earth is this about? More »


Troll Tells Woman Not To Eat Cake, Women And Friends Eat ALL THE CAKE

Don’t poke the cake lion, trolls. More »


School Dress Code Refers To Plus-Size Girls In Tight Clothes As ‘Sausage Rolls’

The American education system already makes me angry every day but adding fuel to that fire are the countless slut-shaming and fat-shaming dress code notes that schools are hell-bent on churning out on the reg.

The latest comes from Biglervlle High School in Pennsylvania where a dress code note for graduation urges… More »


P!nk Will Have None Of Your Body-Shaming, Thank You Very Much

P!nk appeared at a cancer benefit on Saturday looking gorgeous in a beautiful black dress. Apparently, she also looked a few pounds heavier than she usually does (though I’m still failing to see it), and because we live in a strange world that tries to insist women should defend their every move to some mystical Body Police,… More »


Ari Shaffir Spews Hate At Fellow Comic Damienne Merlina — But She Gets The Last Word

Time for the quarterly controversy in the comedy world! This time, it is at the hands of mediocre comedy bro Ari Shaffir, who out of nowhere decided to deride a one-armed woman from Los Angeles whom he has barely ever even had interaction with. During a stand-up set that recently aired on Comedy Central, ShaffirMore »


Kelly Clarkson Fat-Shamer Gleefully Defends Her Commentary

Can someone shut this bitch up already? Journalist Katie Hopkins became “the most hated woman in Britain” when she sent out some nasty Twitter commentary on Kelly Clarkson’s weight this week, and now she’s gone on something of a mini-media tour, digging herself an even deeper hole while making bank off her own attitude problem. She… More »


My Friends Deserve Better Than Fat Talk

If you’ve read Tiny Beautiful Things, the collection of responses by The Rumpus’ self-help columnist “Sugar,” aka Wild author Cheryl Strayed, you’ll probably recognize this quote:
“Stop worrying about whether you’re fat. You’re not fat. Or rather, you’re sometimes a little bit fat, but who gives a shit? There is nothing more… More »


Dr. Keith Ablow Of Fox News Says Michelle Obama Should “Drop A Few” Before Talking About Nutrition

Dr. Keith Ablow, professional douchebag/member of Fox’s “Medical A-Team,”  is known for his general assholery and sometimes-shady health advice. On Tuesday, he appeared on the show “Outnumbered” and made a remark that was bold even for him: he said he couldn’t take Michelle Obama’s school nutrition campaign seriously because she needs to “drop a few” pounds.

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Did Size Discrimination Get This Woman Kicked Off Instagram? (Hint: Probably)

Samm Newman, a 19-year-old college student, was shocked when she found out her Instagram account had been removed for “violating community guidelines.” A photo she posted of herself in her bra and underwear (which adheres to Instagram’s rules against nudity) was flagged by users as inappropriate. Newman told NBC4i, “I’ve seen [lingerie] pictures like that all… More »


Study Reveals “Three Fat-Shaming Moments Per Day” For Overweight Women

Overweight women experienced an average of “three fat-shaming moments per day,” according to a new study published in the Journal Of Health Psychology. The study examined the psychological effects that bullying by fat-shaming has on women. Here are just a few fuckin’ heartbreaking stories that women shared: “Boyfriend’s mother denied me access to food,… More »


RIP Society: Woman Loses 128 Lbs. Because Some Drunk Guy Called Her Fat, Gets A Job At Hooters

Here’s one way to make lemonade out of lemons, ladies. Or, um, arsenic. If some drunk asshole makes a rude comment about what a fat cow you are, use it as inspiration to lose 128 lbs and get a job at Hooters — you may end up on the local news!   … More »


Gabourey Sidibe Is Unbreakable

“If [others] hadn’t made me cry, I wouldn’t be able to cry on cue now. If I hadn’t been told I was garbage, I wouldn’t have learned how to show people I’m talented. And if everyone had always laughed at my jokes, I wouldn’t have figured out how to be so funny. If they hadn’t… More »


Update: New Craigslist Posting Claims The Fat Woman On The Boston T Was A Bully

The saga of the fat woman on the Boston T line rages onward. Now, someone has written a new Craigslist missed connection post claiming that the woman herself is the bully, because she allegedly sat on a “kind, older woman” and the original douchebag target, effectively pinning them both down.

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Craigslist Missed Connection Takes Down Fat-Shaming Subway Douchebag

UPDATE, Friday 4p.m.:  There’s an update to this post here!

The world would feel like a more just place if we could (literally or figuratively) beat up every bully in the schoolyard. We can’t do that. But we can take to Craiglist’s Missed Connections to call out sociopathic, sadistic fat shamers who tell… More »


Abercrombie & Fitch’s Jerk Of A CEO Has Lost His Chairman Title

Mike Jeffries, CEO and chairman of Abercrombie & Fitch, lost his chairman title this week. The guy is a super-douche who made it known that he only wants cool kids to shop at his store. It seems that shareholders are fed up with that attitude, because it’s no longer selling. The new chairman will be Arthur Martinez,… More »


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