People often ask me the type of comments that could impact a developing child’s body image…here’s an example.
So anyway, yes, I think I’d be grossed out if I had to watch two characters with rolls and rolls of fat kissing each other … because I’d be grossed out if I had to watch them doing anything. To be brutally honest, even in real life, I find it aesthetically displeasing to watch a very, very fat person simply walk across a room — just like I’d find it distressing if I saw a very drunk person stumbling across a bar or a heroine addict slumping in a chair. –Maura Kelly, Marie Claire Magazine
Some people press “publish” before they think. Kind of like pressing send on a text or an email that is simply verbal diarrhea, rash or rude reaction, or discriminatory aggression. I think what Maura Kelly of Marie Claire Magazine wrote in her blog post yesterday is all three. Her over 500 commenters really told her to shove it (and worse) after as she gave her two cents about the TV show Mike and Molly, a show about a couple who meet at Overeaters Anonymous. Read more