At the end of January, a Virginia teen launched a petition asking Disney to add a plus-sized princess to its cast of characters. As of today, she's gathered more than 25,000 signatures. Good for her! But sadly, I'm pretty sure it'll never, ever happen—and I blame Meme Roth.
Last night on Nightline, obesity "expert" Meme Roth revealed that she eats only 1,300 calories a day — unless she runs four miles and works out. It's not the first time Roth has intimated she has an eating disorder.
Crystal Renn and Meme Roth are sitting across from one another onstage at the Cooper Union. The screen behind them reads, with the inimitable subtlety of phrasing for which broadcast news is famous, "Is It OK To Be Fat?"
MeMe Roth, the misguided anti-obesity crusader has found a new vehicle to rack up television appearances - defending Southwest Airlines for booting Kevin Smith off a plane.
"I am a fattist," writes Amanda Platell in the Daily Mail. "I find obese people unappealing in almost every regard. They are physically unattractive, they lead unhealthy lives, they take up too much space on public transport, and..."
Stuart Varney had "anti-obesity advocate" MeMe Roth on today to talk about Northwest Airlines' flight attendants' fight to get uniforms larger than a size 18. And then he did what every sane person longs to do: he publicly shamed her.
We told Tyra yet again that she is no Oprah Winfrey. Learn it, live it, love it, Ty Ty. There is only one Winfrey.