Opera Singer Is Rehired After She Loses Over 100 Pounds Through Gastric Bypass

In 2004, Deborah Voigt, a renowned opera singer, was fired from a London production of Ariadne auf Naxos because, according to the New York Times, she was "too heavy to wear a sleek black cocktail dress that [the director] deemed integral to his concept." The opera company had to pay out Voigt's contract even though… »6/11/08 9:30am6/11/08 9:30am