Posts tagged "fat"

Don’t Hide Your Fat, Thrust It!


No more diets or exercise! The Onion has come up with a way to combat unwanted body fat. You can just adjust your blubber into a more appealing shape.

Ami Angelowicz | September 8, 2010 - 3:50 pm

W Magazine Says “The Girl Who Eats Her Feelings” Is A Back-To-School Look

“The girl who eats her feelings” is a new trend-setting clique to emulate, says W magazine’s recent piece on back-to-school style. If they were trying to describe the trend of…

Jessica Wakeman | September 3, 2010 - 2:45 pm

Fat Woman Charged $5 Extra At A Georgia Nail Salon

Here’s some hard evidence that fat people are discriminated against: A nail salon charged $5 extra on a customer’s bill for a…

Jessica Wakeman | August 23, 2010 - 1:30 pm

A Nightclub Bans “Fat Girls”

Club Muzique, a Montreal nightclub, recently posted a message on its Facebook page that had some women kind of pissed. Yeah, I would say “NO FAT GIRLS ALLOWED!!!!!!” borders on…

Ami Angelowicz | August 13, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Here She Comes, Italy’s 375-Pound “Miss Chubby” Beauty Pageant Winner

Beauty queens are not known for being an especially diverse group in the size department. Whether their skin is alabaster white or coffee brown, usually they’ve got legs up to…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Is Calling Someone Fat More Motivational Than Calling Someone Obese?

An article by a health reporter for BBC news stated, “according to England’s public health minister, Anne Milton, general practitioners and other health professionals should tell people that they are…

Carli Alexa Blau | July 29, 2010 - 7:14 pm

Whitney Port Gets Portly

Fat Whitney Port … there’s an app for that. Whitney experimented with her new fave iPhone app, FatBooth, and “couldn’t stop laughing,” according to her official website. Oh, that Whitney.

Ami Angelowicz | July 2, 2010 - 1:40 pm

“Huge” Recap: Fat People Were On TV And, Whaddya Know, The World Didn’t End

When the opening shot of a TV show is a scale, one thing is clear: this show will be about weight. But true to what actress Nikki Blonsky told me…

Jessica Wakeman | June 29, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Would You Join SonsiLiving, A Social Networking Site Just For Plus-Size Women?

Who needs another social networking site, right? Apparently, plus-size women. The company that owns Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug, and Catherines is launching Sonsi.com, a site hawking clothing and accessories for…

Jessica Wakeman | June 8, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Cupcake Baker Calls Customer A “Fat C-Word” On Twitter After Complaint

Crumb, a custom cupcake shop in Raleigh, North Carolina, has interesting ideas about customer service. A Crumb customer named Diana complained over email to co-owner Carrie Nickerson about chocolate ganache…

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Even Women With “Normal” Weight Are Worried About Getting “Fat”

Even women of “normal” weight with no history of eating disorders have a fear of getting fat, according to a study to be published in the journal Personality and

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2010 - 8:30 pm

New ABC Family Show “Huge” Stars Nikki Blonsky … At Fat Camp

Those of us who got a kick out of John Waters’ “Hairspray” remake have been wondering just what breakout star Nikki Blonsky is up to. The good news? She’s been…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Weight Loss Ad Turns The Overweight Into Target Practice

If you’ve been looking to lose a few pounds lately, one Brazilian weight loss company may have just the final motivational push you need: a higher likelihood of being shot…

Lily Q | March 16, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Gabby Sidibe Offered A Year’s Supply Of Diet Pills From A Bunch Of Jerks

Drop what you’re doing! Yes, put … the muffin … down. Before you do anything else today, you simply must read Kate Harding’s kick-ass takedown at Broadsheet of the Hollywood…

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2010 - 11:30 am

Trailer For “Kirstie Alley’s Big Life” Is Another Gem In The Actress’s Weight Loss Oeuvre

I know what you’re thinking: AGAIN?!?! Oh, yes! Kirstie Alley, the woman behind “Fat Actress” and oh so many weight loss commercials, has let reality TV cameras into her…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Breaking News: Butt And Thigh Fat Are Not A Sign Of The Apocalypse

Score one for womanly curves! Researchers in the Journal of Obesity say carrying fat on your butt and thighs (think: pear-shaped) actually helps protect your body from obesity-related diseases like…

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2010 - 7:10 pm

Girl Talk: I’ve Become The Woman I’ve Always Hated, The Calorie Counter

I used to hate women on diets. They look at your frosted brownie, then at your waist, then at your cookie again. Women on diets whine, “I can’t eat that…”

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Conan O’Brien’s Fat Jokes Get Him In, Uh, Big Trouble

Conan O’Brien is the subject of pissy Tweets by plus-sized actresses Kirstie Alley and Star Jones after cracking jokes about Alley’s size. Example? A recent earthquake drill in California might…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2009 - 9:40 pm

Will “Bigger Chick Lit” Novels Win A Plus-Sized Audience?

Hey, Frisky book lovers, have you heard about “bigger chick lit”? Pissiness over a poochy tummy is a sub-plot in plenty of books, most notably Bridget Jones’s Diary, but the…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2009 - 12:59 pm

Frisky Rant: Family Members Should STFU About Weight Gain

I don’t know about you folks, but for me, a weekend with the rents is always fraught with tension. Is Mom going to pester me about brushing my hair? Is…

Jessica Wakeman | November 2, 2009 - 3:30 pm