Vogue Posts Diverse Body Slideshow in Wake of 'Plus-Sized' Controversy

Either someone worked fast or this is a case of perfect timing: As consumers and cultural critics become more vocal about the exclusion of diverse body shapes from the world of fashion, Vogue has dropped a slideshow called "The Best Lingerie Comes in All Sizes" that, yes, actually includes a fairly diverse range of… »11/12/14 5:00pm11/12/14 5:00pm

TMZ Mocks the Appearance of Two Pregnant Celebs in One Shitty Headline

TMZ posted photos of expectant mother JWoww, with a headline and copy that falsely identified her as rapper Lil' Kim. It was an attempt to insult the Jersey Shore star's face, as TMZ has previously—and viciously—mocked the appearance of Kim (who also happens to be pregnant), because they are garbage people. »5/29/14 11:00am5/29/14 11:00am

Behold the Most Perfectly Scathing Missed Connection of All Time

Tuesday evening, a commuter on the T in Boston observed a man approach a woman and — without any prior interaction — tell her to lose weight. The observing passenger was outraged on the woman's behalf and, unable to confront the man before he got off the train, took to Craigslist to air her grievances in what might be… »3/19/14 12:20pm3/19/14 12:20pm

You Will Be Shocked at What This Year's 'Best Diet' Requires of You

U.S. News and World Report, known mostly for its essentially meaningless rankings of institutes of higher learning, is getting into the diet game. Just what you'd always hoped would happen! So, with so many fun diet trends out there, which will be No. 1? A diet that mandates you eat one lump of oats every nine and… »1/07/14 6:55pm1/07/14 6:55pm

Making Your Kid Clean Their Plate Might Give Them An Eating Disorder

"A clean plate is a happy plate" is a common refrain for new parents — but sometimes it's not so happy for the kid. More like "miserable" or "potentially pukey" or "burgeoning weird relationship with food." As if you moms didn't have enough to worry about. I have a fucking CAT, and every time I go out of the house I… »8/03/13 3:00pm8/03/13 3:00pm

Airline to Hire Only Thin Female Flight Attendants to 'Save Fuel'

A good trick to keep people from scrutinizing your unseemly behavior is to respond, "In this economy?" in an incredulous voice. For instance: if someone comes into my apartment and says, "Your air conditioner is attached to your windowsill with duct tape and it looks extremely terrible," I will reply, "Buying a… »7/01/13 11:15am7/01/13 11:15am

Is Kim Kardashian Close to Striking a Deal with Weight Watchers?

All of those unflattering maternity outfits and shitty tabloid stories about her pregnant body might be paying off—literally. Kim Kardashian has reportedly been made an offer by Weight Watchers to be its next celebrity spokesperson. You didn't think she would lose the baby weight for free, did you? »5/28/13 2:40pm5/28/13 2:40pm

"It’s definitely been something I’ve struggled with.

"It’s definitely been something I’ve struggled with. It’s kind of like one type of girl they’re always looking for. It can drive a plus-size actress crazy at the end of the day. But I really don’t let it get to me. I’m very aware of my body. I’m very aware of myself. I love my body. I love myself." »5/14/13 8:30pm5/14/13 8:30pm

Mika Brzezinski Has an Eating Disorder, Paid Her Friend to Lose Weight

Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski has a book hitting stores tomorrow titled Obsessed: America's Food Addiction — And My Own. She talked about the project this morning on her own show, as well as Today, and a lot of what she had to say was great, and made perfect sense. For instance: "The obesity crisis in America is not… »5/06/13 4:10pm5/06/13 4:10pm