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->''"Fat bottomed girls, you make the rocking world go 'round!"''
-->-- Music/{{Queen}}, "Fat Bottomed Girls"

Simply put, this character is outright attracted to fat people on an aesthetic level. Often treated as strictly as {{fetish}}ists with inclinations toward [[ThroughHisStomach feederism]], if not outright as an AcceptableTarget. In RealLife, some prefer the term "Fat Admirer."

Both labels are often applied to ''anyone'' who dates a heavy person but isn't overweight themselves, regardless of any other qualities they like in the person or if they simply find that person attractive with no particular fetish.

In a way, this is TruthInTelevision, as many ancient and modern cultures prefer hefty, moderately-overweight women to skinny ones. (Two examples from Western countries: the 17th-century Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens is so famous for his depictions of plump, plushly upholstered women that his name has been borrowed to describe that style of feminine beauty. Also, in TheGayNineties, the actress Lillian Russell weighed 200 pounds in her prime, and was considered one of the most beautiful and desirable women in America.) The pop-culture obsession with thin women is actually relatively new.

Related to BigBeautifulWoman, BigBeautifulMan and FatAndProud. Contrast to AmazonChaser.



[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''Manga/GirlsSaurus'' readers, meet Tsuyoshi Arahata: supreme chef, dedicated achiever and hardcore lover of... [[{{Gonk}} fat]].
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
** In one of the {{Filler}} episodes Princess Fuku hires her IdenticalStranger Ino [[BodyDouble to pose as her]] during [[ArrangedMarriage a meeting with her fiancé]] until [[FatGirl she (Fuku) loses the weight]] she gained [[ComfortFood while binge-eating out of stress]]. It turns out, however, that her boyfriend Prince Chikara is a big guy himself... and he swears by the trope, [[PerfectlyArrangedMarriage so he doesn't mind Fuku's chub.]]
** A more low key example would when Shikamaru criticized Ino's obsession with being thin, remarking that most men prefer women that have a little meat on them.
* ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'': This trope is referenced and combined with the YouAreFat trope for [[PlayedForLaughs hilarity]] when Ranma's mirror clone tells Akane that Ranma likes her.
-->'''[[HollywoodPudgy Akane]]:''' Wha-- No way! Ranma and I are [[JustFriends just friends]].\\
'''Ranma's mirror clone:''' No! I know that he... he... really likes fat people! [[ScrewYourself If only I was fat too!]]
* A one-shot character from ''Manga/AiKora'' was Gokou Ooba, a wealthy teen with a thing for fat girls who'd had a crush on Ayame's [[TemporaryBulkChange fattened-up version]] from an earlier chapter.
* Katou Hayabusa is well-known for all of his mangas featuring a plump lady and/or a lover of such. This seems to be the whole point of ''Sea Side Bound''. He's done mostly original, but he has done a few fan-comics, like ''LightNovel/TheFamiliarOfZero'' and ''Manga/{{Kannagi}}''.
* Tagami, the male lead from the shoujo manga ''Manga/{{Pochamani}}'' is a self professed "chubby maniac" who loves cuddling his plump little girlfriend Tsugumi. In particular, he's attracted to Tsugumi because she's both FatAndProud. Large girls who still obsess over their {{Weight Woe}}s do not attract his attention long.
* In ''Manga/KareKano'', a supporting character bought and fed her skinny boyfriend large amounts of food, because she really wanted him to be fat again like he was when they were kids.
* Akari from ''Manga/SangatsuNoLion''. As a result of her love for round and plump things, she appreciates people with a "full" figure. Her first meeting with Nikaidou shows a comical, quirky attraction to him, and clear dismay is shown in her face and monologue when he attempts to limit the amount of food he eats at her place.
* ''Musume No Iede'' is literally a manga revolving around a high school girl who has a BigBeautifulMan fetish. She's fallen for her father's boyfriend, her mother's new husband, and a local boy her age all within the first few chapters.
* In the manga version of ''Manga/AirGear'', this trope is used to first invoke and then deconstruct the UglyGuyHotWife trope; the fat and ugly Onigiri scores a beautiful girlfriend who is attracted to him because she's a ChubbyChaser. But then, when she sees that Buccha is even fatter than Onigiri, she dumps him for Buccha. Then she dumps ''Buccha'' for a third guy who's even ''fatter''. The "moral" here? If a relationship is based purely on one party appealing to the other's fetish, then that first party is in trouble if a third party who hits the second party's kink button even better comes along.
* ''Anime/OjisanAndMarshmallow'' is about a young woman who is attracted to an older coworker that's overweight and addicted to eating marshmallows.
* In ''Manga/HatsukoiZombie'', the peppy gyaru Mimata Noa turns out to have a thing for big-boned males in general. She's attracted to Miyakanojou Shizuka, a fat otaku who also fell for her but is in denial. [[spoiler:They manage to hook up with Tarou's help.]]
* Char Aznable is one in the novelization of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam'', pursuing a relationship with Margaret Ring Blair, who is said to have very plump lips and a full waist. This is likely CanonDiscontinuity though, considering a), Sunrise's policy regarding Gundam canon states that only animated entries are canon (and the novelization's plot drastically differs from the TV show's), and b), his anime incarnation's love interests tend to be relatively thin.

* Some of the art by Fredrik K.T. Andersson (mostly NSFW) features male elves being attracted by noticeably chubby (or outright fat) female humans, female elves being typically slender. [[http://www.naorhy.com/art/freddy/elfwood/cross_couples/human_interest.jpg An example]] (SFW pic, unlike the rest of the site).

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ComicBook/{{Deadpool}} is one and even goes on a date with ComicBook/GreatLakesAvengers' Big Bertha. He is so blatant about it that she tells him she feels as objectified as when she's in super-model mode, and wishes that people could look beyond her physical appearance and love her for her personality. Deadpool then takes his mask off to take her up on the offer... then comes her VomitDiscretionShot.
* Jimbo from ''ComicStrip/RoseIsRose'' prefers Rose if she were fat, so much that he often looks through wide reflections of her to fantasize about it.
* ComicBook/LexLuthor himself may be one. He's shown a romantic interest in the rather large Amanda Waller, and even passionately kissed her in ''Public Enemies''.

* Booger from ''Film/RevengeOfTheNerds''.
-->'''{{Creator/Seanbaby}}''': ''Booger stole every scene in ''Revenge of the Nerds'', but his greatest performance was at the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity party. Booger opens the door for the Omega Mu sorority girls and a parade of homely beasts march past him.... He starts to close the door, but gets stopped by a giant hand. There's a group of stragglers -- a group of enormous women whose acting reels are used as Bigfoot proof. As each one squeezes past, Curtis Armstrong gets more and more into it. The [[EyeTake subtle, unspoken way]] he transitions from disinterest to eye-fucking should be taught in every theater class.''
* Andy Garcia's lead in ''Film/CityIsland'' has plenty of family issues: in his teen son's case, it's his love of BigBeautifulWomen, including asking a fat girl at school to skip class with him so that he can feed her donuts, and a voyeuristic crush on their zaftig next-door neighbor. A foray in the dark corners of the internet leads him to stumble on a feedee webcam belonging to "Botero" -- which is actually his neighbor's screen name. HilarityEnsues. (When she discovers this, "Botero" does not kindle any romance with the boy, but rather [[PlayingCyrano plays Cyrano]] between him and the fat girl at school.) This subplot culminates with him on a couch, squished against the two objects of his affection while they munch on cheese puffs and watch TV.
-->"You're a classic feeder, Vinnie. You gain pleasure from ''giving'' pleasure."
* The title character in ''Film/ShallowHal'' becomes one through hypnosis. Once the love goggles have been lifted, Hal realizes the object of his affection ''is'' beautiful. Also, twice his size.
** Various people doubt Hal's sincerity, but it doesn't seem to occur to anyone that he might be an ''entirely'' sincere Chubby Chaser ... mostly they think he's doing it to suck up to the boss of the company, who happens to be his new girlfriend's father.
* Buffalo Bill from ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs'' has a fetish for chasing obese women. Though this is mainly because once they've been sufficiently starved in his basement, their skin is now much easier to cut off....
* The Prime Minister (Hugh Grant) character in ''Film/LoveActually''. He flips for Natalie, a bottom-heavy member of his junior staff -- but gets a bit defensive when people call her chubby. [[PhraseCatcher Which is often.]]
-->'''Aide:''' I'd say that's an ample ass, sir.
** This is arguably a parody of the trope, since despite the consensus that everyone's reached about Natalie's weight, the Prime Minister's confusion is entirely justified since Natalie -- while she isn't exactly tentpole slim -- is far from fat.
* Stephen in ''Film/DjangoUnchained'', a strict taskmaster to the other slaves under his watch... except for Cora, the portly housemaid.
* Miles in ''Film/SummerCatch''.
-->"Excuse me, I am tired of living a lie. I need it to be known that I like a big girl. In fact, a large, zaftig, voluptuous, full-figured, big-boned, massive-assive honey, that is what gets me going. I like fat women and they like me... big girls need love too, baby!"
* The unfeasibly influential and rich media tycoon, Sean Cooley of ''Film/FatSlags''. Then, after a hit to the head makes him forget that he keeps it secret, he is able to convince literally ''everybody'' in the UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom that fat women are the epitome of fashion ''and'' sex appeal.
* Moto Moto in ''WesternAnimation/MadagascarEscape2Africa''. He likes 'em big, he likes 'em chunky. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]], as he's a hippopotamus.
* In ''Film/RoleModels'' Wheeler tries to console Danny after his girlfriend moves out of their house.
-->''If she doesn't come back I'd go for that friend of hers in the sweater. I know she's a few pounds overweight but in my experience it's the bigger ones that do way more stuff."
* Adrian from ''Film/PainAndGain'' goes after the fat nurse Robin who is treating his erectile dysfunction. Adrian admits that one reason he is so attracted to Robin is because of her heavy body.
* One of the ladies from ''Waiting to Exhale'', Gloria, finds herself single when her husband comes out as gay. Luckily, Gloria's new neighbor is a fellow divorcée -- to a woman as large as she.
* Professor Peach of ''Film/TheItalianJob1969'' is very very interested in big women. In fact, he agrees to do the job after one guy says Italian women are huge.
* Kurd from ''Film/TakeTheLead'' has a crush on Big Girl. He gets a little uncomfortable when he starts dancing with her at first, but that fades as the film progresses.
* Huber in the West German film ''Zuckerbaby'' (''Sugar Baby''). Remade as the Ricki Lake vehicle ''Baby Cakes''.
* In ''Film/CarryOnAgainDoctor'', medical orderly Gladstone Screwer has spent his entire life on the Beatific Islands, where the standard of beauty holds that bigger is better. He is confused when visiting English doctor James Nookey tries to explain the slimmer ideal of female beauty held by most people in England, and when he travels there himself, he is immediately attracted to Miss Soaper, the heavyset Matron of Dr Nookey's slimming clinic.
* In ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxyVol2'', Drax expresses a preference for women with some meat on them. Although, given that Drax is a BloodKnight this might mean he's an AmazonChaser instead.

* Creator/RoaldDahl's [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids short story,]] "Madame Rosette" includes a conversation between a group of RAF fighter pilots and native Egyptians at a bar. They compare their tastes in women, finding that the Egyptians prefer them fat, whereas the English like them thin.
* In ''Behold the Man'', a time traveler lands in AD 28 to meet Christ, unaware that his arrival will lead everyone to believe ''he'' is the messiah. In flashbacks to the present, the protagonist has a tryst with an overweight girl at bible camp, mirrored in a strange scene with Mary of Nazareth (who is also quite hefty).
* "Fat Fred," an "[[OurAngelsAreDifferent angel]]" from John Varley's ''[[Literature/GaeaTrilogy Wizard]]''. By the standards of a race that has next to no body fat and sees [[MarsNeedsWomen humans]] as [[HumansThroughAlienEyes rather pudgy]], anyway.
* At least implied of Creator/{{Mary Gentle}}'s recurring character [[LadyOfWar Valentine]].
* Creator/{{Ray Bradbury}}'s "The Illustrated Woman" features a man named Willy Fleet who when he first encountered his plus-sized wife rhapsodized that "Michaelangelo would have loved you. Titian would have loved you. Da Vinci would have loved you. They knew what they were doing in those days. Size. Size is everything."
* In the Literature/{{Discworld}} series, the Senior Wrangler of Unseen University is implied to be one. In ''Discworld/{{Hogfather}}'' he tries to court the plump and somewhat frumpy Cheerful Fairy, and in ''Discworld/TheLastContinent'' he's frequently distracted by thoughts of Mrs. Whitlow, the University's fat, middle-aged head housekeeper.
* When Literature/TheGunslinger meets a preaching woman weighing over 300 pounds, he described feeling a red lust for her that causes him to shake. The Man in Black had a more severe reaction, leading to said woman's brief impregnation.
* Jake Stonebender of WesternAnimation/CallahansCrosstimeSaloon.
* One of the German soldiers in ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'' talks about how he likes fat girls a lot.
* Kurik from Literature/TheElenium has a rather plump wife, to whom he is HappilyMarried. Another character even mentions that Kurik likes plump women. [[spoiler:He oddly subverts this when he is revealed to have had an affair -and a child- with a woman significantly skinnier than his wife.]]
* Sookaiya "Soo" Venatosh, a female mercenary in ''[[Literature/RieselTalesTwoHunters Riesel Tales: Two Hunters]]'', has a preference for heavy guys.
* In ''Literature/TheMoonMazeGame'', the standards of female beauty have reversed by the year 2085, with plumpness being the desirable trait in women. However, the ideal woman also works under a "Fit/Fat" model where her well-padded curves overlays impressive muscles and a blood chemistry maintained at the peak of physiological health.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* This is the curse of Rob, the love interest in Ricki Lake's telemovie ''Baby Cakes''. He resists the attraction at first, unwilling to break it off with his thin, overbearing girlfriend.
* In the ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' Interns Webisodes (The 2nd Webisode, ''Our Meeting With JD''), [[{{Ladette}} Denise]] admits to preferring fat men because "They never expect commitment and they try so hard in the sack."
** Eventually she strikes up a relationship with another intern who's thin but was FormerlyFat which arouses her.
* In ''{{Series/CSI}}'' S05-E16 ''Big Middle'', a male victim turns out to have this fetish, although the death ultimately proves to be accidental (a [[BigBeautifulWoman BBW]] [[GoOutWithABang passed out during sex on top of him and he was suffocated]]). There is certainly an element of {{Asshole Victim}}, however, as he's a womanizer who preys on the insecurities of large women before dumping them.
* In ''Series/JustShootMe'' S04-E13 "Dial 'N' For Murder", Maya is happy that she has started dating a man who dislikes the waif-thin look that her father's fashion magazine promotes. Unfortunately, she discovers that while she agrees with him, she doesn't want to let him fatten her up.
* In ''Series/{{Bones}}'' S5-E08 ''The Foot In The Foreclosure'', the VictimOfTheWeek was a former chubby girl who had been a regular at a Chubby Chaser hookup night-club. After she lost the weight, she went back as a chaser.
** Bones & Booth take Booth's grandfather when they go to ask around at the club. When Booth asks Bones for a polite way of saying "fat", his grandfather tells him that there's nothing wrong with liking fat women, and that his wife (Booth's grandmother) had "a little jam in her jelly". As soon as he gets to the club, he starts eyeing up [[BigBeautifulWomen the BBWs on the dance-floor.]] When Bones & Booth are ready to go, they realise that he's already on the dance-floor grinding between the women he was eying up before, so they stick around for a while.
* ''Series/{{Cheers}}'': A hot woman goes after Norm, to the befuddlement of the others at the bar (especially Sam). Paul (one of the minor characters who had an occasional DayInTheLimelight, and who is also a chunky guy) identifies her as a "chubby-chaser."
* In ''Series/ToddAndTheBookOfPureEvil'' S01-E05 ''Monster Fat'', [[AlmightyJanitor Jimmy the Janitor]] mentions having slept with hot chicks, skinny chicks and even chicks with dicks. But the best sex of all is with fat chicks. Notably, the episode where he imparts this insight to the main character feature a MonsterOfTheWeek turning all the female students obese.
--> "When I want to grease my piece, I go obese."
** In fact, one of the plot points of the episode is using a water pistol full of the instant obesity liquid to threaten the girl who accidentally made the fat monster. At the end of the episode, we see the Janitor on a date with an extremely attractive woman. When she leaves to visit the bathroom, he immediately produces another water pistol and squeezes it into her drink.
* On ''Series/{{House}}'', S01-E16 ''Heavy'', a patient's husband admits that he loves it when his wife puts on a few more pounds, especially when it means she's pregnant. For that matter, he seems to be even more turned on by a preggo wife on the whole. The patient likes her curvier body and downright becomes angry when the doctors told her that she needed to do a surgery that would cause her to lose weight. We later learn that she's been fooling around with other men who evidently were attracted to her size. House suggests that she switch to a website for surgical scar fetishists instead.
* Hal of ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'' goes off the deep end when a pregnant Lois grows a few sizes. He spends a whole episode injecting maple syrup and chocolate sauce into her tea and, when she buys celery, fries it [[DeepFriedWhatever in bacon grease]].
* ''Series/NoahsArc'': Alex (a self described BigBeautifulMan) hints that Trey may be this, but since Alex is the only guy we see that Trey has an interest in, its difficult to assess.
* There is an episode of Series/{{Yeralash}} where a boy brings a picture of two girls to a sorcerer and asks him to cast a love spell on "the pretty one". Next day, it turns out the sorcerer is a Chubby Chaser but the boy is not...
* Kramer from ''{{Series/Seinfeld}}'' once dated a full figured waitress who he accidentally got fired. He also brought home a bottom heavy woman after he became the ASSMAN.
** Kramer also has an unseen friend named Spector who never dates a woman under 250 pounds.
* ''Series/{{MADtv}}'': There's a sketch where an incredibly fat woman complains to her boss that one of her coworkers is sexually harassing her, but he's incredibly snarky and skeptical because of her figure. When she produces a tape recording of her coworker coming on to her, it turns out he's a chubby chaser. The boss immediately fires him not for the harassment, but because he can't have someone working for him "who is completely out of his fucking mind".

* Brian May and, by extension, the viewpoint character of the Music/{{Queen}} song "Fat-Bottomed Girls".
** Although his preference for men was well documented, looking at some of Freddie's ex-girlfriends indicates he preferred full figures himself.
* Music/SirMixALot's "Baby Got Back" famously informs us, "I like big butts, and I cannot lie!" As large posteriors aren't usually found on tiny women, the rest may be inferred.
* [[Series/InLivingColor Trail Mix-A-Lot's]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bt9qHHFkwV4 "Baby Got Snacks"]] which expands upon Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back" to suggest ''all'' of the woman should be plus-size:
-->So give her a hug, 'cause there's more to love;
-->Ain't nothin' wrong with bein' big!
* The Mika song, "Big Girl (You are Beautiful)".
* [[StageNames Spicy McHaggis]] of the Music/DropkickMurphys, as mentioned in the song named in his honor.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GwVketMa44 "Go Big Girl"]] by Black Dave (can be found on the soundtrack to BigMommasHouse)
* PlayedForLaughs in Sinergia's "Mujer Robusta" ("Heavyset Woman")
* Appears in the second verse to "Beer Gut" by Music/DaYoopers:
-->I took my date into the sauna, and on the bench we sat
-->She pointed and she said, "I've never seen one big as that"
-->[[InnocentInnuendo She held it and she stroked it, and she told me with a smile]]
-->"Bodybuilders make me sick, but beer guts drive me wild"
* During the Arthur Godfrey version of the "Too Fat Polka" one of the chorus members sang "I sure want her, you can't have her, she's just right for me!"
* "Three Hundred Pounds Of Hongry" is from the perspective of one. The [[BigBeautifulWoman gender of the person being discussed]] [[BigHandsomeMan depends on the exact song version]]; one way or another, they're definitely a BigEater (and the narrator finds it endearing).
* "Fat Girl" by Steel Panther is about a guy who offers sex to an obese woman simply to get a ride home from the bar. Shortly after, however, he falls in love with her and constantly wants to have sex with her.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0Vb0sfPM60 "The Bigger the Figure"]] by Louis Prima about a man who loves this about his girlfriend. Note that Prima was also an InkSuitActor playing King Louie in ''Disney/TheJungleBook'', and there’s a reason he gets so excited when he sees Baloo DisguisedInDrag...
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeiWKchdCA8 "I Want a Fat Babe"]] by the Snacktreat Boys, a parody of the Music/BackstreetBoys song, "I Want it That Way".
* From Tyler The Creator's "Yonkers":
-->But where the fat ones at? I got something to feed 'em.
-->And some cooking books, the black kids never wanted to read 'em.

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* Wrestling/JerryLawler was very vocal in his preference to the rotund Bertha Fayfe over the "hockey player" [[Wrestling/{{Madusa}} Alundra Blayze]].
* Jay Briscoe has limited tolerance for fat men but really like him some fat women, if they have fat asses anyway. In fact, he'll lose interest if a woman's weight loss detracts from that area.[[/folder]]

[[folder:Recorded And Stand Up Comedy]]
* Creator/CraigFerguson identifies as one during his ''Does This Need To Be Said?'' show, but then questions the need for such a label in the first place.
-->There's a name for men like me that like women like that, we're called [[spoiler:[[BaitAndSwitch heterosexuals.]]]]
* Creator/ChrisRock said in a routine that black men are especially attracted to heavy white women.
-->There’s white women here right now that don’t even have scales in their house, they just know they’ve gained too much weight when black guys start hittin' on them. “These black guys are all over me! I gotta work out.” That’s right black men love a white women. Shit, a black man will dropkick Creator/KeiraKnightley to get to Rosie O’Donnell.

* In Theatre/ShrekTheMusical, Donkey sets the record straight during the song "Forever":
--> '''Donkey:''' I like a big, big girl.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* A part of the plot of ''VideoGame/FatPrincess'' is the worry that the princess' weight gain will ruin the chances of her marrying the visiting Prince Albert. [[spoiler:At the end of the game, when Prince Albert does visit he isn't bothered by the princess' size and, in fact, finds her beautiful. Likewise, while everyone else thought Prince Albert was ugly, the princess began swooning over him the second she saw him.]]
* A RunningGag in the ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto'' series. Thor, modern-day [[HornyVikings viking]] and motivational speaker extraordinaire, mentions his preference for large lasses on ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoViceCity Vice City]]'''s K-Chat radio. "A man needs something to grab onto!"
** Same goes for Forth Right MC on ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas San Andreas]]'s'' Playback FM. "I want somethin' I can bounce up and down on!"
** One of the player character's optional [[DatingSim love interests]] in ''San Andreas'' is a female chubby chaser. Like all of the other women Carl romances, this is a way of getting more mileage out of the character customization. You can only date the gearhead Latina chick if CJ's fat meter is 50% or higher.
** In ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIV'', when Niko meets Brucie, a friend of his cousin Roman, Brucie says if he were gay ([[HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday which he totally isn't]]), and a Chubby Chaser, [[HoYay he would go for Roman]].
* One sidequest in ''Videogame/{{Yakuza}} 4'' is, basically, a hunt for a Chubby Chaser. Akiyama's chubby-yet-cute secretary has suddenly gotten all depressed, and claims that no man would be interested in her (not that she's really outright fat - by American standards, anyway), prompting Akiyama to try and prove her wrong by tracking down a man who likes 'em chubby. After some false starts, he finds one - working as a 'recruiter' for a Hostess Club, though not for long since his boss is fed up with him always bringing back the BBW's instead of the lithe beauties that such clubs generally deal in. [[spoiler:In the end, even though you convince this fellow to come back to your office, and introduce him to Hana-chan, it fails to noticeably improve her mood... since the reason for her depression is that she's in love with Akiyama, who—aside from being a hopeless playboy—has a decided preference for the traditional, slim body type.]]
* In one quest in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind,'' the player must find a prospective wife for a dark elf noble, and according to him, she should be "pretty and plump, with big hips."
* In ''VideoGame/FableII'', some of the [=NPCs=] in the Knothole Island DLC are "fat-loving", and will find your PC to be more attractive if they're overweight, rather than less attractive.
* Being a DatingSim series themed around courting heavyset girls, this is the entire point of ''Debu Plus''. Case in point, ''New Debu Plus''' male lead, Ruiga, is only attracted by that type of girl and decides to pick one of the three Kominezaki sisters.
* ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'': The Pandaren, a China-inspired race of anthropomorphic pandas, consider chubbiness to be a highly desirable trait, both for males and females. Also, according to one of the silly lines Dwarfs like their women like they like their beer: stout and bitter.
* The local baker, Jeff from ''VideoGame/{{Harvest Moon 64}}'' has implications of this. In his first Heart Event with Elli he says he thinks women should be a little plump. He is also the love interest to Elli, who is apparently on the bigger side (but [[InformedAttribute the portraits don't suggest that]]), and will marry her if you don't.
* The 'Chubby' and 'Thick Ass' fetishes in ''VideoGame/HunieCamStudio'' are meant to appeal to these type of fans. Beli and Jessie appeal to the Chubby fans, while Kyanna and Renee appeal to the Thick Ass fans. Sarah is lucky enough to appeal to ''both''.
* All males from the visual novel Mandarava - The Serpent Queen are chubby chasers. Naturally,that means that every female is a ''Main/BigBeautifulWoman'' (as shown in an official artwork [[https://twitter.com/RiskySatyriasis/status/900907648102445061]])
* In one flashback in ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia]]'', Clair implies that Fernand is into heavy women. (At least in the English translation; the Japanese version apparently had Fernand [[LikesOlderMen prefer older women]].)

* Choi Soo Jeong for Hyung Suk from Webcomic/{{Lookism}}. Choi Soo Jeong is a tall, pretty, and popular teenager. Hyung Suk is an unattractive, short, and overweight loner who was bullied by his classmates. [[spoiler: This is complicated by the fact that Hyung Suk secretly has another more conventionally attractive second body that magically awakens whenever his real body falls unconscious. Choi Soo Jeong is initially only attracted to Hyung Suk's fake body and is repulsed by his real body, but begins to fall in love with the real Hyung Suk's kind personality whilst still struggling with her feelings for his fake body, all the while not knowing that they are actually the same person.]]
* "Roast Beef" from Webcomic/{{Achewood}} is [[http://achewood.com/index.php?date=10132003 stated to have liked corpulent women]] and in Hell [[http://achewood.com/index.php?date=12192003 ogles a "luscious" waitress.]].
* ''Webcomic/BlurTheLines'' is a webcomic starring a gay couple; one of the men is fat, and his guy likes him that way. Judging from the constant FanService, the author is one of those as well.
* In ''Webcomic/SomethingPositive'', Vanessa mentions [[JerkAss an ex who told her she was lucky he was into fat chicks]] (though today she's anything but).
* Cherrywell, the lesbian cheerleader from ''Webcomic/GorgeousPrincessCreamyBeamy'', who tries to fatten up the hero after succeeding with the rest of the cheerleader squad. (This is AuthorAppeal.)
* Riley from ''Webcomic/{{Archipelago}}'' falls in LoveAtFirstSight with the rather plump Alice. It's clear that he [[http://www.archipelagocomic.com/comic/?id=600 "Always preferred something with a little meat on it"]].

[[folder:Web Original]]
* Most of the women WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic has the hots (including his webmistress) for are on the highly curvaceous side.
** Not to mention, the actor who plays him, Creator/DougWalker has a [[BigBeautifulWoman Big Beautiful Wife]] though that's not to say it's one of the reasons he likes her though it might be. Who knows?
* In her "Top Ten Disturbing Christmas Songs", WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick claims that she thinks fat guys are kinda hot... [[spoiler: she's only saying that so Santa will cover her grad school tuition fees.]]
* Arin and Danny of WebVideo/GameGrumps have mentioned in their reviews that they prefer women with curves over the stylized female designs they often see in games.
* A surprisingly large proportion of the users on Website/DeviantArt, or Website/WritingDotCom, or even Website/MySpace.
-->'''''{{Website/Cracked}}''''': ''[[http://www.cracked.com/quick-fixes/5-pieces-ninja-turtle-fan-art-thatll-ruin-your-childhood/ Fat April]] here is inexplicably the work of at least seven different artists all sharing the same tubby fetish hive-mind fantasy of [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 everyone's favorite intrepid reporter]] succumbing to constant pizza exposure, while the Turtles look on with shining glee for some reason.''
* Germaine of ''WebVideo/NeuroticallyYours'' is technically [[BiTheWay bisexual]], but is only into other women if they're really fat. She hasn't specified any particular type of men she's into, so presumably she's a lot less picky there.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad''.
** Steve, if not this trope, at least doesn't seem to mind large women, as his first (and so far, only) steady girlfriend, Debbie, was a BigEater PerkyGoth.
** Avery Bullock loves [[BigBeautifulWoman fat]], [[MyGirlIsASlut loose]] [[RaceFetish Asian]] women.
-->"[[Music/SirMixALot I like big Asian butts and I cannot lie.]]"
** In "Oedipal Panties" Klaus tries to order an escort and the person on the other end hangs up when he requests she be 9 months pregnant.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'', Dr. Scratchnsniff is attracted to fat women as shown in "Drive-Insane" where he attempts, unsuccessfully, to make an advance on Frau Hassenfeffer.
* Pam from ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' is targeted by a rich German Chubby Chaser in one episode, much to Malory's disgust, as she was trying to seduce the man for her own agenda. They eventually get drunk and have a threesome anyway.
* In ''WesternAnimation/DanVs.'' "Technology," Dan and Chris encounter a crazy old man living in the woods, who has a zoetrope of a plus-size lady in a bubble bath, for his eyes only.
--> [[ICallItVera "I named her Peggy."]]
* In ''{{Brickleberry}}'': Barack Obama is a chubby-chaser, always going after Connie and calling her big ass "Flappy-dappy", wanting to play with it like jello.
* In ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', Cartman finally gets a girlfriend: Heidi. Heidi doesn't seem to mind how fat and overweight Cartman is and even says "It's okay to be fat". Later on, Cartman manipulates Heidi into getting hooked on eating KFC and Arby's to ensure she'll get fat too and stop pressuring him to turn to veganism.
* ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''
** [[BigEater When Lois]] [[TemporaryBulkChange slowly becomes fatter]] in "Sibling Rivalry", Peter becomes totally repulsed by her... at least until they have "fat sex" and it turns out to be the best sex Peter has ever had, at which point his opinion does a complete 180 and he starts trying to fatten Lois up even more. [[StatusQuoIsGod After she is forced to get liposuction to remove the excess weight]], Peter is discovered trying to have sex with the bag of discarded fat.
--->'''Peter:''' Um... [[NotWhatItLooksLike this is exactly what it looks like]].
** Lois admits to being one of these when Peter (and the audience) [[WhatDoesSheSeeInHim wonders why she is with him to begin with]].
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53bIPlZTPvQ Stewie and a group of rednecks sing a bluegrass love song about a]] BigBeautifulWoman.
** In his debut appearance, after Chris turned down Herbert's sexual advances, Herbert complains "''Get your fat ass back here''"
* In the ''ComicStrip/{{Popeye}}'' short "Weight for Me" Olive comfort eats while Popeye and Brutus are away at sea and when they come back she's obese. While Popeye tries to help her lose weight, Brutus tries to get her to keep it on.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{The Simpsons}}'', same case with Lois Griffin, Marge herself is practically a Chubby Chaser since after all her husband Homer is a 239-pound donut eating machine. Marge has in at least one episode called Homer her "chubby hubby". Despite being concerned over his health, Marge will make him pork chops nonetheless to keep him happy.
* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'':
** In the episode "[[Recap/StevenUniverseS2E5StoryForSteven Story for Steven]]," [[JerkAss Marty]] seems to imply that [[BumblingDad Greg]] is into large women...though in this context it might mean "chubby" or "[[StatuesqueStunner tall]]," since [[MagicalGirlfriend Rose Quartz]] is both.
** [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Lars]] has ongoing ShipTease with [[BadassNormal Sadie]], and in "The New Lars" apparently fell asleep reading a magazine with a similarly chubby girl on the cover.
* On ''WesternAnimation/SonsOfButcher'', Ricky becomes enamoured with the World's Fattest Woman. Or at least, [[BuxomIsBetter certain parts of her that are enhanced by being fat]].

->''[[Film/TheWizardOfOz Somewhere]], [[Music/AllanSherman overindulging is divine]]\\
If a girl's pants are bulging, [[RagingStiffie so then, oh so are mine]]!''