Nicole Arbour Fired From Gig After Posting 'Dear Fat People' Vid

After posting the controversial video titled, “Dear Fat People,” Nicole Arbour not only received backlash from other comedians and YouTube personalities, as well as celebrities such as Chrissy Teigen, but it also cost the comedian a job. Arbour, who had previously worked with the Toronto Argonauts Cheerleaders, was… »9/10/15 10:15pm9/10/15 10:15pm

Karl Lagerfeld Gets Sued for Saying Dumb Crap About Fat People

Fashion's most unrepentant asshole Karl Lagerfeld has been doddering around making vile, fat-phobic and misogynistic comments for years now. Engaging in nasty body-shaming is kind of Lagerfeld's thing, along with worshipping a stolen cat, wearing a ponytail and creating edgy black tailored things. For the most… »10/29/13 4:20pm10/29/13 4:20pm

How to Wear A&F While Fat, as Demonstrated by Jerry From 'Parks & Rec'

Ever since Abercrombie's blatant anti-fat business practices came to light, there has been a predictably huge amount of scorn for the nation's #1 retailer of tank tops with tiny pictures of moose on them. CEO Mike Jeffries's remarks in a 2006 interview with Salon have proved especially incendiary: "Candidly, we go… »5/17/13 3:35pm5/17/13 3:35pm

Doctors Aren't Mean to Fat Patients, They're Just Nicer to Thin Ones

As a fat person, I've never been treated like complete shit at the doctor, although I've certainly gone in for a sore throat and been told to go on a diet (ugh, why wouldn't I stop eating so many strep-laced Ding Dongs!?). But I have had some uncomfortable experiences, and I know plenty of fat people who have had… »5/02/13 11:20am5/02/13 11:20am

Asshole Who Called Local News Anchor Fat Still Thinks She's Too Fat

After Wisconsin's WKBT News 8 This Morning anchor Jennifer Livingston's impassioned on-air response to a concern-trolly d-bag who emailed her to voice his disappointment that her "physical condition hasn't improved for many years" — aka that she doesn't look how he thinks she should look — went viral yesterday,… »10/03/12 4:00pm10/03/12 4:00pm

Studio Exec Forces Jason Segel to Lose Weight, Since Thin Women Don't Marry Chunky Guys

We often hear about actresses urged to get skinny for a role — Anne Hathaway's crash diet for Les Misérables and Beyoncé's "cleanse" for Dreamgirls spring to mind — but rarely are we made aware of male actors subject to the same pressure. However. Last night on The Late Show, Jason Segel revealed that "the studio… »4/24/12 12:55pm4/24/12 12:55pm

Meet The North American Obeast, A Reclusive & Endangered Species

"People aren't too fond of 'em, but I think there's actually something quite endearing about them," says scientist Stanley Keen of the endangered mammal called the Obeast. In a video clip, Keen and a colleague track and shoot an Obeast with a tranquilizer gun, so that we may learn more about these reclusive creatures. »6/01/11 3:37pm6/01/11 3:37pm