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23rd Aug '16 7:31:48 PM comicwriter
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** Her teammate and best friend, [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Carol Danvers]], is the subject of a RunningGag where people (usually villains) insult her by saying she's fat. Like Jessica, her build is usually indistinguishable from 99 percent of the other superheroes published by Marvel and DC.

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** Her teammate and best friend, [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Carol Danvers]], is the subject of a RunningGag where people (usually villains) insult her by saying she's fat. Like Jessica, her build is usually indistinguishable from 99 percent of the other superheroes superheroines published by Marvel and DC.
29th Jul '16 1:17:45 AM TheCuza
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* Twig on ''WebVideo/FalloutNukaBreak'' zigzags this. In real life he would be considered mildly overweight. In his vault, where most of the inhabitants are morbidly obese he was considered scrawny, thus his nickname. In the Wasteland he's considered seriously fat, which he considers a compliment.

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* Twig on ''WebVideo/FalloutNukaBreak'' zigzags this. In real life he would be considered mildly overweight. In his vault, old Vault, where most of all the inhabitants are morbidly obese obese, he was considered scrawny, thus his nickname. In the Wasteland he's considered seriously fat, which due to his upbringing in the Vault [[InsultBackfire he considers a compliment.compliment]].
12th Jun '16 5:32:12 PM nombretomado
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** Her teammate and best friend, [[MsMarvel Carol Danvers]], is the subject of a RunningGag where people (usually villains) insult her by saying she's fat. Like Jessica, her build is usually indistinguishable from 99 percent of the other superheroes published by Marvel and DC.

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** Her teammate and best friend, [[MsMarvel [[ComicBook/MsMarvel Carol Danvers]], is the subject of a RunningGag where people (usually villains) insult her by saying she's fat. Like Jessica, her build is usually indistinguishable from 99 percent of the other superheroes published by Marvel and DC.
26th May '16 7:47:32 AM MacTownTroper
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At least in the medical sense, this might be TruthInTelevision for most people who are told that they are overweight by their doctor, as the WHO defines 'overweight' as having a Body-Mass Index of more than 25 and 'obese' as having a BMI of more than 30. However, a 2013 [[http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1555137 meta-analysis]] collecting data from 97 different studies which was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveiled that only the groups with grade 2 or 3 obesity (BMI greater than 35) had a higher overall mortality risk than the group classified as normal weight. The group classified as 'overweight' even had a slightly lower all-cause mortality risk. This of course doesn't stop media outlets from warning about the obesity epidemic, reporting prevalence as high as 70%, while in reality the vast majority of those 70% belong only to the overweight or grade 1 obese group. Bonus points if such an article comes along with a picture of a grade 3 obese man, suggesting that the typical person within these 70% looks like that. It is worth noting, however, that the lower mortality risk associated with being overweight is actually due to the fact that, immediately prior to death, many people lose a large amount of weight. This obviously skews the statistics. This effect is known as the obesity paradox.
24th May '16 1:44:46 PM emeriin
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** Tamara Chambers will get a lot of shitty comments about her weight, but she knows she's a healthy size for her height and will mock them right back.
24th May '16 1:40:53 PM emeriin
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*** Unfortunately, Doug may have walked into the trap himself in 2012, as he randomly called himself "fat" in an interview and was more than happy to look [[http://blip.tv/nostalgiacritic/video-announcement-6083673 this]] thin after being way too hard on his body in the WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee shooting.

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*** Unfortunately, Doug may have walked into the trap himself in 2012, as he randomly called himself "fat" in an interview and was more than happy to look [[http://blip.tv/nostalgiacritic/video-announcement-6083673 this]] thin after being way too hard on his body in the WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee shooting. He was also very pointed (more so in behind the scenes) about considering his old self overweight in the ''Film/ChristmasWithTheKranks'' review.
10th May '16 10:01:40 PM Kid
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* Creator/KirstieAlley -- whose weight has famously fluctuated between nearly-emaciated to clearly obese, finally settling on the high side of zaftig -- has famously criticized this phenomenon, both in a notorious appearance in a swimsuit on ''{{Oprah}}'', and in her brutally satirical and quasi-biographical Showtime series ''Series/FatActress''. Tellingly, the series only lasted a single season; and she has since started trying again to lose weight. Notable here, as she's receive a mountain of criticism, if not outright insults, from Oprah, other celebs, and fashion industry gossip mags even when she was down to a normal weight. Some of these comments, such as Leah Remini referring to herself as "Kirstie Alley fat" are examined on the series. While it's all PlayedForLaughs, the CringeComedy can be hard to watch.

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* Creator/KirstieAlley -- whose weight has famously fluctuated between nearly-emaciated to clearly obese, finally settling on the high side of zaftig -- has famously criticized this phenomenon, both in a notorious appearance in a swimsuit on ''{{Oprah}}'', and in her brutally satirical and quasi-biographical Showtime series ''Series/FatActress''. Tellingly, the series only lasted a single season; season, and she has since started trying again to lose weight. Notable here, as she's receive a mountain of criticism, if not outright insults, from Oprah, other celebs, and fashion industry gossip mags even when she was down to a normal weight. Some of these comments, such as Leah Remini referring to herself as "Kirstie Alley fat" are examined on the series. While it's all PlayedForLaughs, the CringeComedy can be hard to watch.
10th May '16 9:31:54 PM Kid
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* Many ads for Kellogg's products such as Special K cereal, will encourage the viewer to replace two of their meals a day with the cereal in order to lose weight. The majority of these ads will feature a woman being portrayed as overweight or too chubby to wear a particular piece of clothing they have their eye on. They successfully complete the diet plan and show off their newly-slim bodies. What makes these ads a series of Wall Bangers? Just about every woman in these ads is ''already thin to begin with'', thus making the shown weight-loss unnoticeable and also completely ignoring the "for ages 18 and over with BMI 25+ " disclaimers at the bottom of the screen. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDijSmJYOS0 This]] is just one of the advertisements.

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* Many ads for Kellogg's products products, such as Special K cereal, will encourage the viewer to replace two of their meals a day with the cereal in order to lose weight. The majority of these ads will feature a woman being portrayed as overweight or too chubby to wear a particular piece of clothing they have their eye on. They successfully complete the diet plan and show off their newly-slim bodies. What makes these ads a series of Wall Bangers? Just about every woman in these ads is ''already thin to begin with'', thus making the shown weight-loss unnoticeable and also completely ignoring the "for ages 18 and over with BMI 25+ " disclaimers at the bottom of the screen. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDijSmJYOS0 This]] is just one of the advertisements.
29th Apr '16 10:34:44 AM Willbyr
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* Subverted in ''Manga/IchigoMashimaro'': when Chika and Miu start obsessing about their weight gain, Nobue points out to them that they are still growing.

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* Subverted in ''Manga/IchigoMashimaro'': ''Manga/StrawberryMarshmallow'': when Chika and Miu start obsessing about their weight gain, Nobue points out to them that they are still growing.
6th Apr '16 4:54:07 AM VicGeorge2011
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* In ''Film/CampNowhere'', Gaby's mom wants to send her to a weight loss camp called Camp Slenderella, and remarks at the end of the film that Gaby looks thinner. Actress Melody Kay was quite visibly not overweight at ''any'' point during the movie; the filmmakers opted to put her in shapeless, frumpy clothes in the movie's first act (and having her act against Marnette Patterson, who was usually in painted-on outfits) to try and justify the claim.

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* In ''Film/CampNowhere'', Gaby's mom wants to send her to a weight loss camp called Camp Slenderella, and remarks at the end of the film that Gaby looks thinner. Actress Melody Kay was quite visibly not overweight at ''any'' point during the movie; the filmmakers opted to put her in shapeless, frumpy clothes in the movie's first act (and having her act against Marnette Patterson, who was usually in painted-on outfits) to try and justify justifying the claim.
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