What The Biggest Loser is Really About

Nobody will think they’ve gone too far until someone dies. Even then, a lot of people will not think they’ve gone too far. Yet people continue to think that fat hate either does not exist or is deserved. Sometimes I don’t want to live on this planet any more.
The fact that this crap exists shows that nobody really cares about anybody’s well being. So long as everyone looks a certain way, everything is sunshine and unicorn farts!

Dances With Fat

Jillian MichaelsThe Biggest Loser has named a new champion.  Rachel Frederickson won the show by losing 60% of her body weight, going from 260 pounds to 105 pounds. This is a Biggest Loser Record. She lost the most and so she walked away with $250,000 because TBL is a game show wherein people manipulate their body size for money. It’s not a health show, it’s a game show. A terrible, terrible game show.

Since the show aired there has been much speculation about Rachel Frederickson’s health, I won’t be engaging in that – when I say that we shouldn’t make guesses about people’s health based on their weight, I mean it.  Besides, The Biggest Loser isn’t about health. If it was a health show and not a game show they wouldn’t eliminate people from the show, they wouldn’t insist that sweets are “unhealthy” and then have challenges where people can earn…

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Bridge Too Far —

I am still waiting for someone to drop dead on this travesty of a program. Also, did anyone say “talking out both sides of your mouth?” First she’s too fat, so she was blamed and shamed for her weight. Now she’s too thin, and people are going into pearl-clutching mode. I wouldn’t doubt but what she now has a full-blown eating disorder, because, after all, thin is everything.
If anyone thinks this show is about health, they need their head examined.

Fierce, Freethinking Fatties

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Trigger warning: This post is all about Biggest Loser, eating disorders, calorie counting and weight loss diets.

I need a few more days for to finish The Big Project, which will drop next week. So for now, I just want to reflect on the brou ha ha that sprung up around The Biggest Dickweed‘s 15th Inglorious Season Finale.

Apparently, the winner this year, Rachel Fredrickson, lost 60% of her starting weight, finishing with a BMI of 18 (aka underweight) and the media and the public have been wringing their hands out of concern for this young woman because she’s now “too thin.”

My only question for those who are shocked at the big reveal is this: Are you fucking kidding me?

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