Retta's Annoying Seat Filler Keeps Tweeting Annoying Fat Jokes At Her

Comedian Retta livetweeted the Emmys Monday night, and her spiel included a portion about a particularly vocal seat filler placed next to her who bothered her for a part on Parks and Recreation, among other faux pas. Since then, he's made offensive jokes about her being fat and smelly. Oh and he also commented that he… » 8/28/14 10:00am Today 10:00am

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

Rich People Work Out to Lose Weight, Poor People Take Diet Pills

The relationship between poverty and weight is a vital yet often downplayed aspect of the "obesity epidemic." Poor people have less nutritious food in their neighborhood stores (if they have stores at all), less money to buy it, less time to cook it, and less access to preventive medical care. But the fact that… » 8/21/14 4:00pm 8/21/14 4:00pm

No, Gastric Bypass Hypnosis Won't Make You Lose All That Weight

Real talk: Hypnotherapy is awesome, but it will never take the place of weight-loss surgery. Why? Because one is a medical procedure that transforms your stomach and hormones forever, and the other is a motivational tool that works only if you really want it to. Save your money! Buy a guided CD instead. » 8/19/14 4:45pm 8/19/14 4:45pm

Everything I Fucked Up While Trying to Eat Like Gwyneth for a Week

If there's one thing I love, it's cheese-covered gluten. And if there are two things I love, they're cheese-covered gluten and making fun of lifestyle guru and noted Veela Gwyneth Paltrow. So when I came across a copy of Gwyneth's 2014 diet book It's All Good ("delicious, easy recipes that will make you look good and… » 6/27/14 2:10pm 6/27/14 2:10pm

Is Staying Thin Easy? It Doesn't Matter.

9 months ago, I weighed 167 and wore a 8/10 or size 29/30 jeans. 5 years earlier, back in 2008, I weighed 182 and I wore a 10/12 and a size 32 jeans... Now, I weigh 138, wear a size 2 or 26 in jeans. I am gobsmacked every single time I put on a pair of pants and that say "2" and they fit. The weight didn't come off…

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