Posts tagged "weight"

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

Quotable: Calvin Klein’s Francisco Costa Says Waifs Are So Over

“Calvin Klein originally started the whole waif moment and not much has been done since then … Lara was our exclusive four years ago. We’ve never had someone who really…

Lily Q | July 20, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Lane Bryant Wasn’t Always So Full-Figure-Friendly

Lane Bryant may still be a plus sized Mecca, but they’ve certainly changed their approach to advertising. Now, curvy ladies parade in their undies instead of hiding under massive coats…

Lily Q | July 19, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Girl Talk: My Mom Wants Me To Lose Weight

It had been a bleak year. I started taking anti-depressants and was slowly putting on weight, as the side effects had warned. This alone was not a problem: guys always…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2010 - 1:59 pm

Today’s Lady News: Study Says Obese Women Have Less Sex, More Unwanted Pregnancies

Obese women with a body mass index over 30 have less sex and more unwanted pregnancies, according to a new study in the British Medical Journal. Obese women are less…

Jessica Wakeman | June 16, 2010 - 8:00 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, a site hawking clothing and accessories for…

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

I’m A Fat Guy And I Love It

People are always talking about the “epidemic” of poor nutrition among today’s youth and America’s obesity “problem.” It’s almost like they think being a big, fat person is somehow less…

Asylum | June 6, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Is Bethenny Frankel Too Much Of A Skinny Girl After Giving Birth?

They say that as a celeb you can never be too rich or too thin … unless you are “Real HousewifeBethenny Frankel and you’re already amazing skinny less than…

Ami Angelowicz | June 3, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Skeletons In Lingerie: Is This Spoof On Victoria’s Secret Funny Or Tasteless?

Sure, it’s hypocritical and fat-phobic of ABC to air the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show starring Heidi Klum’s glorious ta-tas while also demanding “excessive re-edits” on this plus-size

Jessica Wakeman | May 26, 2010 - 4:40 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

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

Kevin Smith Kicked Off Southwest Flight Over His Weight, Makes A Scene On Twitter

You’re too fat to fly! That’s what Southwest Airlines apparently told director Kevin Smith when they booted him off his plane to Burbank, according to his pissed-off tweets on Saturday…

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2010 - 9:30 pm

A Skinny Waist Does Not Always An Athlete Make

If you’re training for a marathon with the intention of losing weight, you may find yourself engaged in a complicated battle. According to The New York Times, having a lower…

Leonora Epstein | February 4, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Single Ladies Rejoice! Living With Someone Causes Weight Gain

Dang it, we knew there had to be a trade-off for getting sex on demand when you live with a partner: A recent Australian study of 6,000 women has shown…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2010 - 1:20 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

Backwards Beauty: Your Ass Or Your Face

What’s more unhealthy—women who go Botox-crazy in order to look young, or those who gain weight to achieve the same goal? Yes, apparently another study proves that older women who…

Leonora Epstein | December 22, 2009 - 8:15 pm

Crystal Renn Rings In The New Year

We love this glamorous fashion story from Elle Canada starring America’s Next Top plus-sized model Crystal Renn ringing in the New Year. Shot by Leda & St. Jacque, the series…

Susannah Breslin | December 9, 2009 - 1:10 pm

Do You Remember What You Weighed In 9th Grade?

According to E! News, Kim Kardashian is thanking Quick Trim supplements for her recent weight loss (which she celebrated by posting this photo on her Twitter) and now “only tips…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 4, 2009 - 6:10 pm
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