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  • Jenna Bush Hager: I was Body-Shamed by Grandma Barbara When I Was a Teen

    01/12/2023 12:56:36 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 74 replies
    Jenna Bush Hager wanted to “hide” when her grandma Barbara Bush body-shamed her as a teenager. The former first daughter was wearing a yellow bikini when her grandparent stated she was “looking chubby,” Bush Hager recently told “Today” show viewers. The journalist clarified last week that she “adored” her family member, who died in 2018, despite her “biting personality.” The former first lady apologized to her granddaughter years after the comment, explaining to Bush Hager that she had been “talking to [herself]” since her own mother, Pauline Pierce, “said those types of things” to her growing up.
  • ‘Hateful comments’: My boss fat-shamed me for wearing a crop top

    11/16/2022 6:23:04 PM PST · by simpson96 · 112 replies
    News.Com.Au ^ | 11/12/2022 | Asia Grace
    This plus-size woman isn’t taking any crop from her bosses. A former smoke shop staffer named Abigayle Canterbury is virally blowing the whistle on her now-ex-manager for allegedly body-shaming her for wearing a crop top during her shift — a sexy blouse often sported by her more petite co-workers without rebuke, The New York Postreports And the full-figure employee ultimately quit the gig after receiving a scathing demand to “cover the stomach.” “I got dress-coded at this job that does not have a dress code. Make that make sense — you can’t,” exclaimed Canterbury, 22, in a now-trending TikTok testimonial,...
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Augustus Gloop

    08/29/2022 11:36:10 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 15 replies
    Willie Wonka & The Chocolate Factory ^ | 1971 | Willie Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
    This is the part were that young but very fat German boy gets stuck in the chocolate pipe because he is to greedy and goes to drink out of the chocolate river, but falls in, and as another twist he can't swim (most likely because he is too heavy)
  • Famed Florida Trump hater banned from pool after calling Biden critic a ‘fat slob’

    06/10/2022 12:49:35 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    The New York Post ^ | June 8, 2022 | Selim Algar
    He went off the deep end. A Florida man famed for his intense loathing of former President Donald Trump has been banned from a community pool after berating a woman for her “Joe Biden Sucks” T-shirt, according to a report. Ed McGinty, 74, has long been known in The Villages for plastering his golf cart with signs denouncing Trump and defiantly cruising his community’s sleepy streets. The homemade placards often feature blunt language. “Biden will kick Trump’s fat ass,” reads some of McGinty’s golf cart copy. As a blaring liberal presence in a deeply conservative enclave, McGinty has often skirmished...
  • Scientists May Have Discovered Why COVID Hits Fat People Harder

    12/09/2021 10:01:05 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 12/09/2021 | Tyler Durden
    p>Since the beginning of the pandemic, one of the most common denominators in deaths and severe Covid is obesity.A vicious cycle...Pre-vaccine, 73% of those who died of (or with) Covid-19 were either overweight or obese - which tracks with the percentage of overweight and obese Americans.Distribution of deaths among adults hospitalized for COVID-19 in the United States from March to December 2020, by body mass index In addition to having generally poor circulatory health, an obese person is more likely to have other conditions that are risk factors for severe Covid, including low-level inflammation, diabetes and lung disease.A September 2020...
  • Why do high-level officials use the term pandemic of the unvaccinated, suggesting that people who have been vaccinated are not relevant in the epidemiology of COVID-19? Isn’t this view too simple? [and how the ignored elephant of obesity fits in]

    11/29/2021 9:18:30 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 12 replies
    Quora.com ^ | Mon, 11/29/21 | Daniel Hamilton
    Yes it is too simple, since to begin with there is a significant discrepancy between the numbers of “breakthrough” cases reported by the CDC and that of other nations with high rates of vaccination (early adopters).[1] [2][3] [4]While CDC Director Rochelle Walensky earlier said that “vaccinated people do not carry the virus” later the CDC published its findings on a huge cluster of COVID cases in Provincetown, Massachusetts, concluding that 74 percent of cases had occurred in vaccinated people, and soon headlines reported that the CDC said “Vaccinated People With Breakthrough Infections Can Spread the Delta Variant. But while vaccination...
  • Authorities: School cafeteria worker invited boys to alcohol, porn ‘sleepovers’ at her home

    05/24/2021 6:32:48 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 57 replies
    WHDH Television ^ | May 5, 2021 | Staff
    (WHDH) — A school cafeteria worker is facing criminal charges after she invited teenage boys to “sleepovers” at her home, where she served them alcoholic beverages and played pornographic movies, authorities announced Tuesday. Dawn Marie Baye, 38, of Chauvin, Louisiana, was arrested on the morning of April 30 on charges including 10 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile and eight counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile, according to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office launched an investigation into Baye on April 21 after receiving a complaint from a concerned parent of one of the...
  • Morbidly Obese White House Reporter Urges Biden Admin to Pressure CDC to Reverse Updated Mask Guidance (VIDEO)

    05/17/2021 2:40:37 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 61 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/17/2021 | Cristina Laila
    Morbidly obese White House reporter, Yamiche Alcindor urged the Biden Admin to put pressure on the CDC to reverse the updated mask guidance. In March, the CDC is finally admitted what we’ve known all along: the overwhelming majority of people who were hospitalized or died from Covid were obese or overweight. “As clinicians develop care plans for COVID-19 patients, they should consider the risk for severe outcomes in patients with higher BMIs, especially for those with severe obesity,” the agency wrote. Last Thursday the CDC updated its guidance on masks and said fully vaccinated people do not need to wear...
  • Do Fat Lives Matter? Not to Covid

    04/19/2021 2:56:28 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 30 replies
    The Pipeline ^ | April 17, 2021 | Janice Fiamengo
    America’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the nation’s health protection agency, has declared that obesity significantly worsens Covid-19 outcomes. According to its website, obesity reduces immune function, decreases lung capacity, may make ventilation more difficult, and generally exacerbates the severity of Covid. During the first eight months of the pandemic, the CDC reports, at least three in ten Covid hospitalizations were attributed to obesity. As BMI rises, so do Covid-related risks of hospitalization, intensive care admission, mechanical ventilation, and death. These are grim facts, particularly so as the CDC also reports that obesity is on the rise, especially amongst...
  • Brian Stelter gives fats a bad name

    04/12/2021 11:07:13 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 13 replies
    Thoughts from the 42nd Parallel ^ | 04-12-2021 | Tom Shattuck
    Most television news hosts are spokesmodels. They’re attractive and able to read. Somebody smarter develops the stories and writes the scripts and the telegenic anchor adds colorful inflection, emotive facial reaction and mechanical direction. Sometimes an anchor will engage in fiery debate with a guest. When that happens, often it is the producers who are intensely shouting information and talking points down the line to provide the illusion that the statuesque host has some depth. This is why good producers are so valuable, they are the ones furiously feeding cannon shells into the otherwise empty Howitzer (the host). When a...
  • Ellen DeGeneres Accused Of Fat-Shaming Boy In the '70s

    08/24/2020 3:51:06 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 48 replies
    Blast ^ | 8/7/2020 | Emily Reily
    A man claims that when he was 11 in the '70s, Ellen DeGeneres, then in her 20s, would call him names and bully and fat-shame him when she worked as a recruiter in New Orleans.(snip) Gravolet says DeGeneres worked at Snelling Personnel in the New Orleans branch, a company owned by Gravolet's mother.(snip) Gravolet says the comedian was "was just the meanest, nastiest, most horrible person." He told "Daily Mail TV": "One incident stands out in my mind. I was sitting beside her desk. I was drawing, and she criticized the drawings. She said 'I guess that would look nice...
  • Nancy Pelosi: 'Morbidly obese' Trump shouldn't be taking hydroxychloroquine

    05/18/2020 10:44:31 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 76 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | May 18, 2020 | Victor Mortan
    ... She said taking that drug was not a good idea for the president because of his “age group and in his, shall we say, weight group,” which she described as “morbidly obese.”
  • Fat-shaming and concern-trolling, Pelosi and pals suddenly fear for President Trump's health because he's taking Hydroxycholoroquine

    05/19/2020 5:41:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/19/2020 | Monica Showalter
    On a day when we all remember Eddie Haskell (Ken Osmond, RIP), out comes Nancy Pelosi with her sudden and newfound 'concerns' for President Trump's health:   “I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists, especially in his age group, and in his, shall we say, weight group: ‘Morbidly obese,’ they say,” says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Pres. Trump’s revelation he is taking hydroxychloroquine. pic.twitter.com/0ImjpEjg9q — Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) May 19, 2020   Which has about as much authencity as a botox-frozen forehead or a three-trillion-dollar bill. After all, haven't Democrats been...
  • The CDC was Fighting Racism and Obesity Instead of Stopping Epidemics

    03/16/2020 6:41:57 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 38 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | Mon Mar 16, 2020 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Centers for Disease Control has a $6.6 billion budget and one job which it messes up every time. The last time the CDC had a serious workout was six years ago during the Ebola crisis. Back then CDC guidelines allowed medical personnel infected with Ebola to avoid a quarantine and interact with Americans until they showed undeniable symptoms of the disease. There were no protocols in place for treating the potentially infected resulting in the further spread of the disease inside the United States. At the height of the crisis, confidence in the CDC fell to 37%. Meanwhile, CDC...
  • Coronavirus and obesity: Doctors take aim at food industry over poor diets

    04/24/2020 6:12:31 AM PDT · by Drango · 41 replies
    foodnavigator ^ | 22-Apr-2020 | Oliver Morrison
    A cardiologist has blamed the food industry for ‘normalising’ ultra-processed junk food as more evidence emerges suggesting poor diet is the root cause behind increased mortality from Covid-19. ~snip
  • Fat black professor of gender studies blames Trump for black female obesity

    10/20/2019 6:52:31 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 96 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 20 Oct, 2019 | Thomas Lifson
    No, this is not from the Babylon Bee. It actually comes from the Oprah Winfrey Network, and a segment featuring Professor Britney Cooper, who sports a PhD from Emory University and who currently is an associate professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. With that sort of background, perhaps it isn’t surprising to eternalize blame for obesity on racism and seem to indict President Trump for it. In fairness, she only mentions Trump before launching her indictment of racism as the cause of black female obesity. Here are few screen grabs of her subtitled rant,...
  • Prof ties black female obesity to Trump policies, racism

    10/15/2019 2:21:23 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 101 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | October 15, 2019 | Jonathan McCormick
    A New Jersey professor suggested on a TV program that racism and President Donald Trump’s policies are responsible for black female obesity. Rutgers University women’s and gender studies professor Brittney Cooper made the argument during an appearance on “Black Women OWN the Conversation” on the Oprah Winfrey Network. "I hate when people talk about Black women being obese," Cooper said on the program. "I hate it because it becomes a way to blame us for a set of conditions that we didn’t create." "We are living in the Trump era," the professor said. "And look, those policies kill our...
  • Just last month, 53 Americans died in mass shootings…while 40,000 died from obesity

    09/17/2019 9:25:17 PM PDT · by familyop · 82 replies
    The Sun (UK) ^ | September 17, 2019 | Jane Moore
    IN his fascinating book Unnatural Causes, forensic pathologist Dr ­Richard Shepherd observes how, over the years, the dead bodies he examines have changed. One of the most noticeable is the rapid increase in body fat. He says: “Unless a patient is homeless or has died of cancer or is so old or poor they could not eat, few are the same shape as the dead of the 1980s when I started practising. “Looking back at forensic photos from that era I am astonished at how thinness was then the norm.” Fast-forward just three decades and obesity levels are now rising...
  • SARAH VINE: Who'll dare to face the facts on obesity and Covid-19?

    05/06/2020 11:43:48 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 23 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 5, 2020 | Sarah Vine
    ...According to data released by the NHS, being overweight raises the chances of dying in hospital from the illness by 40 per cent. Having a body mass index of between 30 and 34 makes a person almost twice as likely to be admitted to ICU as someone with a BMI under 30. For those with a BMI of 35 or more, the likelihood is nearly four times higher...As the UK has the highest proportion of seriously overweight people in Europe, this is of grave concern. Yesterday, an NHS report said 67 per cent of men and 60 per cent of...
  • Bloomberg camp mocks Trump’s ‘fake hair, his obesity, and his spray-on tan’

    02/02/2020 3:16:40 PM PST · by conservative98 · 79 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/02/2020 01:12 PM EST Updated: 02/02/2020 01:33 PM EST | By CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO
    Mike Bloomberg’s campaign just went there with Donald Trump. After coming under a barrage of attacks from the president Sunday, Bloomberg responded by calling Trump a “pathological liar” — standard rhetoric among Democrats. But then his campaign went further. “The president,” Bloomberg spokeswoman Julie Wood said, “lies about everything: his fake hair, his obesity, and his spray-on tan.” Not since Marco Rubio mocked Trump’s supposedly small hands — a stand-in, the unspoken logic went, for lacking in another anatomical department — has one of his rivals tried to play the personal insult game against the disparager-in-chief. The common belief is...