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 4:20pm 10/29/13 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 3:35pm 5/17/13 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 11:20am 5/02/13 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 4:00pm 10/03/12 4:00pm

Studio Exec Forces Jason Segel to Lose Weight, Since Thin Women Don't…

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 12:55pm 4/24/12 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 3:37pm 6/01/11 3:37pm