If there’s one thing that’s totally undercutting the general health care situation in this country, it’s “I am perfect the way I am.”
Translation: Being slender and healthy has almost become an unpopular, even a semi-shameful thing among weight-challenged people. It’s almost like being overweight has become a national pride movement of sorts. People seem to value protecting people’s emotions more than acquainting them with the reality that they’re eating themselves to death. Heart disease, diabetes, cancer are all fueled by largeness and obesity.
Has Adele betrayed her fan base by losing all that weight? Some seem to feel this way — i.e., “fit-shaming.”
Maher: “By reacting the easy way, James Corden literally blew an opportunity save lives.”
The good stuff starts at 3:30.
What a horrible excuse of a human. https://t.co/JFo1k0Rcj2
— Tressie McMillan Cottom (@tressiemcphd) January 8, 2020