Fat acceptance is one of those very 2014 things that’s loosely tied to the idea of treating everyone with respect but, in reality, is just a way for some people to justify being lazy slobs. Which is fine if that’s what you want to do and you’re not hurting anyone, we don’t all need to grab our stomach rolls and curse God’s name when reality sets in after getting high and spending hours searching for a 6-foot party sub to eat by ourselves. But the way she talked around this fitness dude’s question and somehow made it into a case of people being too focused on “health” and “not being a drain on society” is the kind of delusion that just ruins the whole thing. Look at this poor jacked dude’s face after listening to her when he started with perfectly fine intentions of respecting her instead of viewing her as a pile of gelatinous regret:
Bottom line for us as a society should be that if you have to make up a phrase to justify why people shouldn’t be annoyed by your existence, you shouldn’t be allowed to publicly whine about it. Also if your neck and your mouth are battling it out for real estate on your body like an aggressive game of Risk, you should have to spend an hour a week walking on a treadmill. Basic rules of human decency to keep the world functioning.
The full video’s here if you want to waste 50 minutes of this holiday week contemplating terrorist acts against your local Weight Watchers. The biggest mistake on the show was that they could have used a more appropriate title card when they introduced her: