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


Former Biggest Loser: It's a Fat Shaming Disaster, I Thought I Would Die

Every day we read more and more about why The Biggest Loser, the competition which starves and humiliates useless fatties into the people they DESERVE to be is an awful and unhealthy mess. The finale airs on the 29th and one former contestant has chosen to speak up to tell the truth about what's really going on behind… »1/18/15 9:00pm1/18/15 9:00pm

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 7:45pm8/21/14 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 3:30pm4/22/14 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 4:30pm12/18/13 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 10:00am10/30/13 10:00am

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

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 3:45pm7/05/13 3:45pm

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

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 2:47pm3/27/13 2:47pm

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

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 3:10pm3/06/13 3:10pm