New Scooby Doo Movie 'Curses' Daphne By Turning Her into a Fat Lady

Daphne from Scooby Doo—whose salient personality trait has always been "pretty"—wasn't exactly a progressive character to begin with, but Warner Bros. has really outdone themselves with the new straight-to-video Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy. In it, Daphne gets on the wrong side of some ghoul or warlock and is transformed… » 8/21/14 7:45pm 8/21/14 7:45pm

Lululemon Investors Blame Financial Woes on CEO's 'Dumpy' Body

Good to know that it isn't just Lululemon's customer base that's subject to snide fat-shaming and goofball body standards—it's also their leader! According to some intrepid New York Post reporting, multiple Lululemon shareholders are very concerned about CEO Laurent Potdevin's business acumen. And by that they mean… » 4/22/14 3:30pm 4/22/14 3:30pm

This Week in Tabloids: Channing Tatum Put on Some Baby Weight

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, your foray into the dangerous wilderness of the celebrity tabloids. Every week, Callie Beusman heads to the newsstand for the new issues of In Touch, Ok!, Life & Style, Star and Us, and together we forage for "news." This week: Justin Theroux is pulling old bedpans out of the trash to… » 12/18/13 4:30pm 12/18/13 4:30pm

Halloween Jerk to Hand Out Notes Telling Trick or Treaters They're Fat

A local busybody in Fargo, North Dakota has decided to take America's child obesity epidemic on herself this Halloween by only giving candy to the trick or treaters she deems thin enough to deserve candy. The rest of the kids — those the woman deems "moderately obese" — get notes telling their parents to stop having… » 10/30/13 10:00am 10/30/13 10:00am

Fat-Shaming Actually Leads to Weight Gain

Unsurprisingly, you can't bully people into being skinny. According to a new study, ridiculing people about their bodies does absolutely nothing to motivate them to lose weight and it actually increases a person's chance of becoming or staying obese. So fat-shamers can't even hide behind "health" concerns… » 7/26/13 12:00pm 7/26/13 12:00pm

Beauty is an Impediment: Julia Pastrana and the Modern-Day Politics of…

While critics were debating if Lena Dunham gets too naked too often; or if Melissa McCarthy is too fat to be a movie star Julia Pastrana’s mummified remains were being collected from an Oslo medical facility and sent home to Mexico to be laid to rest. In her death, as in life, the subject of Ms. Pastrana's looks… » 7/05/13 3:45pm 7/05/13 3:45pm

This Week in Tabloids: A Dubious and Fucked-Up Guide to Celebrity…

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which Tanisha Love Ramirez assists as we gorge on gossip from In Touch, Us, Ok!, Life & Style, and Star. This week, there's a ton of Kardashian "news": Scott "American Psycho" Disick may not be the father of Kourtney Kardashian's son; Rob Kardashian's been boozing and seeing… » 3/27/13 2:47pm 3/27/13 2:47pm

This Week in Tabloids: Kim Kardashian's Famous Ass Is Now a 'Sagging,…

Welcome back to Midweek Madness! Every Wednesday, we hit the newsstand for the blood-sucking celebrity weeklies: In Touch, Us, Ok!, Life & Style, and Star. This week, Tanisha Love Ramirez assists as we pick up what the parasitic mags are putting down: Ben and Jen are in crisis; Miley Cyrus is minus one fiancé; Snooki… » 3/06/13 3:10pm 3/06/13 3:10pm

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