After a mandatory body mass screening, the state of Massachusetts deemed nine-year-old Shelby Sumner overweight and sent a letter to her parents to notify them of her corpulence. On a side note, skinny girls got As for being anorexic.
In their most "courageous" move since No Makeup Day, today Hoda and Kathie Lee gave the FatBooth iPhone app a test run. Essentially, the app shows you what you'd look like with an extra hundred pounds.
This week HBO's jean-making drama didn't mention denim, but there was all this bullshit about boyfriends and ex-boyfriends and birthday parties and Avenue. The moral? If you want any attention from the NYC ladeez, you better have a flat stomach.
This child on this classic Wife Swap clip really wanted his bacon, and did not want his new "mother" interfering with his culinary preferences.
Things took a turn from fat-and-bulging bodies to a young-and-budding romance when two Biggest Loser contestants got engaged during tonight's season finale.
Despite the fact that it is genetically and physiologically impossible according to a scientist, a scientist predicts that in 40 years, all U.S. adults will be overweight. This terrifying study was published in the journal Impossible Alarmist Wake-up Calls Designed to be Picked Up by Science-Illiterate Mainstream Press Quarterly. [Reuters via Drudge]
A new study has found that while you can shrink the size of fat cells, you can never reduce their number. The human body replaces fat cells that die off, maintaining a constant amount of them throughout our lives. You know what that means: you will always be fat no matter what you do and it's just not fair GOD. [NYT]