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2012-10-03 09:04:48 PM
Hm, I mised the original story. Lemme just GIS Jennifer Livingston
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Well, I don't know what this guys talking about---whoa, wrong one
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I gotta agree with the guy. This lady let herself go and is making excuses. A little hard work will clear those arteries right up.
 
2012-10-03 09:07:20 PM
Hey douchebag. You got your ass handed to you. Put your tail between your legs and crawl back into your cave.
 
2012-10-03 09:14:45 PM
"I'll be sober in the morning, but you'll still be ugly."

Still, nice double down.
 
2012-10-03 09:29:12 PM
I'd rather be fat that a personal injury attorney
 
2012-10-03 09:34:53 PM

cretinbob: I'd rather be fat that a personal injury attorney


Hey, but they know how to be good role models for little girls.
 
2012-10-03 10:58:52 PM
He's a dick, she's lazy. Can we please talk about things that matter for once?
 
2012-10-03 11:00:24 PM
So next time you meet a guy of my caliber, instead of trying to turn it around, just get to the gym! I will even give you one free training session, so you don't blow it with the next 8.9 on Hot or Not, Ivy League grad, Mensa member, can bench/squat/leg press over 1200 lbs., has had lunch with the secretary of defense, has an MBA from the top school in the country, lives in a Buckhead high rise, drives a Beemer convertible, has been in 14 major motion pictures, was in Jezebel's Best dressed, etc. Oh, that is right, there aren't any more of those!
 
2012-10-03 11:00:25 PM
He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.
 
2012-10-03 11:01:10 PM
Hi, Counselor Krause.

You suck at counseling.

You suck at life currently, considering your legal response.

Hi-gh squared; religion much? i.e. your world is dictated by targeted advertising, and you are a tool.

Tool succeeds?

I like to listen to Tool, I like to utilize tool, and I like to understand tools...
 
2012-10-03 11:01:39 PM
You can be 100% right and still be a douchebag.
 
2012-10-03 11:02:45 PM

SilentStrider: Hey douchebag. You got your ass handed to you. Put your tail between your legs and crawl back into your cave.


You have a vastly different definition of "ass handed to you" then reality does.

The only thing that was handed to him is publicity. She didn't hand anyone their ass. She whined and then equated obesity with sexism or racism, which is sofa king retarded that nothing else she says will register. idiot.
 
2012-10-03 11:03:11 PM

zzrhardy: You can be 100% right and still be a douchebag.


'arrr douchebaggin'?
 
2012-10-03 11:03:40 PM
"Talk to me about the stories I cover, not the way I look."

Yea, when she covers a story she really covers a story.
 
2012-10-03 11:04:17 PM
Dude, no matter how many curls you do, or how tats you get, people are still going to mistake you for that guy that sucked dick for coke.

Don't take it out on the fatties, it's just the way the world is.
 
2012-10-03 11:05:05 PM

zzrhardy: You can be 100% right and still be a douchebag.

 
2012-10-03 11:05:32 PM
the more you expose yourself the more wankers see you. that's why rock stars have mentally ill stalkers that think songs are about them and want to kill the singer. you put your face out there, you attract loonies.
 
2012-10-03 11:05:43 PM
You should never suggest that someone is overweight and offer them assistance in losing weight. The politically correct method is to propose a ban on any food that could possibly make someone fat.
 
2012-10-03 11:05:47 PM

Sticky Hands: Dude, no matter how many curls you do, or how tats you get, people are still going to mistake you for that guy that sucked dick for coke.

Don't take it out on the fatties, it's just the way the world is.


The world is malleable.
 
2012-10-03 11:07:19 PM
Like it or not, news personalities (especially women) are chosen and hired partially because they are aesthetically pleasing. This is also why it is hard to feel sorry for the aging anchor that is replaced by a younger, prettier model when they themselves were that younger, prettier model 15 years ago.

Think about it, how many unattractive first time anchor people do you see? Reading a teleprompter is a skill, but I'm sure many unattractive people can do it just as well. When the system worked for you it was fair, there is no difference now.
 
2012-10-03 11:08:06 PM

chopit: He's a dick, she's lazy. Can we please talk about things that matter for once?


you know your on Fark.com right?
 
2012-10-03 11:08:41 PM
Why, of course he's right. Its not like overweight people (particularly girls) are stigmatized under any pressure to lose weight. And my goodness, there certainly are very few thin role models for girls out there.

/fark you Krause
 
2012-10-03 11:09:33 PM
Most hated man in America?

I think he was right on the money.
 
2012-10-03 11:11:01 PM

meat0918: Most hated man in America?

I think he was right on the money.


And you are short-sighted.

Next?
 
2012-10-03 11:11:09 PM

MeanJean: Why, of course he's right. Its not like overweight people (particularly girls) are stigmatized under any pressure to lose weight. And my goodness, there certainly are very few thin role models for girls out there.

/fark you Krause


Fat people should be so ashamed of themselves that they go into hiding. That's basically what I feel the guy was getting at.... she's fat, and therefore does not deserve her job (regardless of how talented or smart she is).
 
2012-10-03 11:11:18 PM
The guy is clearly an asshole. However, the lady is indeed fat.
 
2012-10-03 11:12:22 PM
What the hell did they guy expect out of a news station in La Crosse? It's about as low as you can get in a broadcasting gig in this state that doesn't involve the farm report.

/There are more than a few people doing the news in Madison and Milwaukee are cursing HDTV
 
2012-10-03 11:12:31 PM
How Jennifer Livingston intends to double down:

paxholley.files.wordpress.com
 
2012-10-03 11:12:42 PM
That asshole needs to set an example for lawyers by getting rid of that stupid tattoo.
 
2012-10-03 11:12:53 PM
Of course this 'personal injury lawyer' is in great shape - its from running after all those ambulances.
 
2012-10-03 11:12:55 PM
So basically he's trolling IRL.
 
2012-10-03 11:13:02 PM
I guess this cow read the playing the bullying card chapter of "How Can I Get More Publicity for Myself?". Guess what Jabba? If you keep looking for excuses for being fat then you will never lose weight.
 
2012-10-03 11:13:05 PM
The JFP reference gets thrown out here a lot, but this guy... wow he nailed it dead on. He may be right about her fitness and fatness, but even for a lawyer he seems like a prototypical douche!
 
2012-10-03 11:13:42 PM
Her husband was the one who stupidly posted the db's letter to his wife to his (husbands) profile page. Instead of taking a stand she should have just ignored the letter.

/fat female scientist
/douchebags, douchebags everywhere
 
2012-10-03 11:13:44 PM

ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.


When you send an email to someone you don't know personally - you really shouldn't assume it will be private.
 
2012-10-03 11:14:01 PM
he sends a private email telling the plain truth and she pulls the fat privilege card on TV? Um, she could have just ignored i or responded in an email, like an adult.
 
2012-10-03 11:14:08 PM

Indubitably: meat0918: Most hated man in America?

I think he was right on the money.

And you are short-sighted.

Next?


Short sighted? Nah.

The long view on this is America is getting fatter and will continue getting fatter until we stop shoveling crap food in our mouths and do more physical activity.

66 F*CKING PERCENT of America is overweight. Half of that is overweight and obese.

She lost points when she called what he wrote her bullying. That wasn't bullying.
 
2012-10-03 11:14:12 PM

AeAe: The guy is clearly an asshole. However, the lady is indeed fat.


Labeler much?

P.S. Casting stones in glass houses leads to broken glass which leads to cutting and bleeding for all throwers and bystanders. Grow up, and stop throwing, man.
 
2012-10-03 11:15:07 PM
How many times does it need to be said: DO NOT FEED THE TROLLS
 
2012-10-03 11:15:23 PM
Hey, is this the thread were fat-ass Farkers are going to side with the lawyer even though he's a complete douche and would probably continue to call her fat until she was unheathily underweight?

News Flash: Most models and hollywood & TV actresses are underweight, which can be just as unhealthy as being overweight. And judging from Douchey McDoucherson's pic in the article, I'd put good money down on him having a heart attack before he hits 50...he has the look of someone who works out too much.
 
2012-10-03 11:15:29 PM
The dude is right on. She's a morbidly obese woman, and nothing in his letter was inaccurate or "bullying". She's setting a horrible example for young viewers. It's no different than it would be if she was smoking cigarettes on ait.
 
2012-10-03 11:15:32 PM
Well he didn't lie. She is fat.
 
2012-10-03 11:16:03 PM

Voiceofreason01: How many times does it need to be said: DO NOT FEED THE TROLLS


or news anchors apparently
 
2012-10-03 11:16:55 PM
He sounds fat douchey.
 
2012-10-03 11:17:11 PM

Brostorm: he sends a private email telling the plain truth and she pulls the fat privilege card on TV? Um, she could have just ignored i or responded in an email, like an adult.


She's grossly overweight. She can't control a fork, let alone her irrational impulses to attention whores.
 
2012-10-03 11:18:01 PM
FTFA: Livingston, who just so happens to be the sister of Office Space actor Ron Livingston

I dont want to be someone who would

danceswithfat.files.wordpress.com

... but I'm seriously disappointed at the lack of OFFICE SPACE quotes here
 
2012-10-03 11:20:03 PM
"Cyclists. Nitpicky, neurotic whiners, the lot of them. Look at that dumbshiat chode-y tattoo on his arm. I hope it comes to life at night, crawls off his arm, rolls his precious cycle next to his bed, and farks him in the ass with the handlebar. "

I love the comments, obviously from a fatard in an SUV who hasn't spent a minute outside in the last five years except to get the mail at the first of the month. When was this story about bicyclists? Have another bigmac and giant mcfrosty and go back home to the couch. fattymcfatperson.
 
2012-10-03 11:21:05 PM
Kenneth Krause, Personal Injury Lawyer of La Crosse County , Wisconsin, you have a friend request from George Tierney of Greenville, South Carolina. You guys should party.
 
2012-10-03 11:22:30 PM
It's not about whether he was inaccurate. Yes she's overweight and even obese, that's not the point.
 
2012-10-03 11:23:59 PM

Barfmaker: It's not about whether he was inaccurate. Yes she's overweight and even obese, that's not the point.


Yes she is also an infantile attention whore who could have handled it like an adult but decided the proper thing to do was cry about someone being a bully when they clearly were not. Its like Im really on Jezebel
 
2012-10-03 11:24:46 PM
God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!
 
2012-10-03 11:24:59 PM
She's not unattractive

i39.tinypic.com
 
2012-10-03 11:25:22 PM

PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!


god on you too brother
 
2012-10-03 11:26:40 PM
If I could snap my fingers to be a size that I don't have to shop on the plus size rack that would be great

Yeah, unfortunately not being a fatass is a bit more difficult than asking the waiter for another round of breadsticks.
 
2012-10-03 11:26:41 PM
What's his Fark handle?
 
2012-10-03 11:27:21 PM
What do you call a drowned lawyer, lying on the bottom of the ocean?

A good start.

/Oldie but somewhat goodie.
 
2012-10-03 11:27:43 PM
Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.
 
2012-10-03 11:28:29 PM
Young girls watch the news???
 
2012-10-03 11:29:24 PM

Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


and why not?
 
2012-10-03 11:29:28 PM

Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


Not with those hips...
 
2012-10-03 11:29:36 PM

meat0918: Indubitably: meat0918: Most hated man in America?

I think he was right on the money.

And you are short-sighted.

Next?

Short sighted? Nah.

The long view on this is America is getting fatter and will continue getting fatter until we stop shoveling crap food in our mouths and do more physical activity.

66 F*CKING PERCENT of America is overweight. Half of that is overweight and obese.

She lost points when she called what he wrote her bullying. That wasn't bullying.


Perhaps she framed it wrong: advertising frames your eating habits, no? Your body image? How you identify? Biology is a huge factor, but we live in a society framed in consumption; how could we not be fat?

However, when society fails, which is coming, btw, your priorities will change.

You will reorient, as it were.

And you will understand.

Word.

P.S. "society fails" is subjective.
 
2012-10-03 11:29:38 PM

mudpants: PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!

god on you too brother


*Good on him.... but GOD on him too. Fark that fat hungry biatch.
 
2012-10-03 11:30:11 PM

rocinante721: FTFA: Livingston, who just so happens to be the sister of Office Space actor Ron Livingston

I dont want to be someone who would

[danceswithfat.files.wordpress.com image 500x469]

... but I'm seriously disappointed at the lack of OFFICE SPACE quotes here


Agreed. I would tend to side with the news anchor and against the lawyer for no other reason than her brother is Ron Livingston.

Having a relative who's been in both Office Space and Band of Brothers should count for something, after all.
 
2012-10-03 11:30:35 PM
The douchenozzle's email included something about being a good role model for girls and women.

How about this--she delivers the news in a professional manner and has done so for ten years. How about focusing on the fact that her ability to do her job isn't tied to appearance, gender, religion, sexual preference, country of origin or skin color, but to the basic fact that she is able to do her job, and do it well.

How about finding the lesson that says that ability trumps waist size, and she should be respected for her professional practices rather than her BMI?

Jackwad.
 
2012-10-03 11:31:05 PM

Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


It reminds us of just how easy it is for the 128lbs hottie we just got engaged to to transform into a bean bag. It's horrifying.
 
2012-10-03 11:31:06 PM
Apologies, tonight, I mourn online...
 
2012-10-03 11:32:39 PM

PallMall: mudpants: PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!

god on you too brother

*Good on him.... but GOD on him too. Fark that fat hungry biatch.


The sooner you disassociate God-concept with other than you, the better. Word.
 
2012-10-03 11:34:44 PM
We understand that ugliness and fatness are genetic disorders, much like baldness or necrophilia, and it's only your fault if you don't hate yourself enough to do something about it.
 
2012-10-03 11:35:01 PM

CygnusDarius: So basically he's trolling IRL.


Came to say this myself.
 
2012-10-03 11:35:04 PM

zzrhardy: You can be 100% right and still be a douchebag.

 
2012-10-03 11:35:51 PM

TrixieDelite: The douchenozzle's email included something about being a good role model for girls and women.

How about this--she delivers the news in a professional manner and has done so for ten years. How about focusing on the fact that her ability to do her job isn't tied to appearance, gender, religion, sexual preference, country of origin or skin color, but to the basic fact that she is able to do her job, and do it well.

How about finding the lesson that says that ability trumps waist size, and she should be respected for her professional practices rather than her BMI?

Jackwad.


You sound fat.
 
2012-10-03 11:36:39 PM
Well as long as we're imposing arbitrary standards on people in certain professions I believe that lawyers should score a minimum of 120 on a standard S-B IQ test, re-administered every 5 years. Failure would mean immediate disbarment with a five year waiting period to re-test. This would not only lower the numbers of people going into a profession that is generally considered to be over supplied, but would raise the standards of the profession as a whole, and ensure that only the sharpest minds stayed in practice.

Of course I'm basing this solely on personal opinion and I cannot cite any research to support these ideas, butn that respect I'm just like Mr. Krause.
 
2012-10-03 11:36:52 PM

ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.


Yep.

There's a difference between a public and private insult. She's responsible for making this public, not he. If she disapproved of his message, all she had to do was reply with a "fark you", click the delete button, and no one would have heard about it.

What she seems to be trying to accomplish by making this public is to persuade a lot of her sympathizers among the public to form a big pack and bark at him for being mean; or in other words she wants revenge on him and is using other people to get it. This sort of tactic -- surrounding yourself with your friends, who yell at your enemy for you and comfort you for the bad thing he said -- is familiar to anyone who remembers how high school girls behaved, and she should be more ashamed of using it than of being fat.  Worse than a fatty, she's a spineless wuss who can't face down detractors on her own, even via email.
 
2012-10-03 11:38:00 PM

Indubitably: PallMall: mudpants: PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!

god on you too brother

*Good on him.... but GOD on him too. Fark that fat hungry biatch.

The sooner you disassociate God-concept with other than you, the better. Word.


My god comes in pint glasses. I must not betray my god.
 
2012-10-03 11:38:05 PM

Tyrosine: Well as long as we're imposing arbitrary standards on people in certain professions I believe that lawyers should score a minimum of 120 on a standard S-B IQ test, re-administered every 5 years. Failure would mean immediate disbarment with a five year waiting period to re-test. This would not only lower the numbers of people going into a profession that is generally considered to be over supplied, but would raise the standards of the profession as a whole, and ensure that only the sharpest minds stayed in practice.

Of course I'm basing this solely on personal opinion and I cannot cite any research to support these ideas, butn that respect I'm just like Mr. Krause.


So long as they aren't fat females right?
 
2012-10-03 11:38:20 PM

The more you eat the more you fart: CygnusDarius: So basically he's trolling IRL.

Came to say this myself.


To live under a bridge is a failure of your "democracy".

Word.
 
2012-10-03 11:39:20 PM

PallMall: Indubitably: PallMall: mudpants: PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!

god on you too brother

*Good on him.... but GOD on him too. Fark that fat hungry biatch.

The sooner you disassociate God-concept with other than you, the better. Word.

My god comes in pint glasses. I must not betray my god.


Wrong God?
 
2012-10-03 11:39:51 PM
www.lowbird.com
 
2012-10-03 11:40:01 PM
It doesn't matter if she's overweight or not, the guy is a douche. No wonder he's a personal injury lawyer, it's his only hope to avoid being permanently maimed for being such an asshat.
 
2012-10-03 11:40:14 PM

PallMall: Indubitably: PallMall: mudpants: PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!

god on you too brother

*Good on him.... but GOD on him too. Fark that fat hungry biatch.

The sooner you disassociate God-concept with other than you, the better. Word.

My god comes in pint glasses. I must not betray my god.


I am worshopping right this very minute, hammalula!
 
2012-10-03 11:40:41 PM

ShannonKW: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Yep.

There's a difference between a public and private insult. She's responsible for making this public, not he. If she disapproved of his message, all she had to do was reply with a "fark you", click the delete button, and no one would have heard about it.

What she seems to be trying to accomplish by making this public is to persuade a lot of her sympathizers among the public to form a big pack and bark at him for being mean; or in other words she wants revenge on him and is using other people to get it. This sort of tactic -- surrounding yourself with your friends, who yell at your enemy for you and comfort you for the bad thing he said -- is familiar to anyone who remembers how high school girls behaved, and she should be more ashamed of using it than of being fat.  Worse than a fatty, she's a spineless wuss who can't face down detractors on her own, even via email.


She's also usurping the anti-bullying trend to deflect the critique levied against her. She's hurting the anti-bullying cause by falsely claiming she's being bullied. It's disgusting.
 
2012-10-03 11:40:47 PM

Huggermugger: Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


You're 100% correct. No woman has ever given me an erection.
 
2012-10-03 11:42:23 PM
I love the insta-cheer for each other when you make spurious claims...
 
2012-10-03 11:43:00 PM

Tyrosine: Well as long as we're imposing arbitrary standards on people in certain professions I believe that lawyers should score a minimum of 120 on a standard S-B IQ test, re-administered every 5 years. Failure would mean immediate disbarment with a five year waiting period to re-test. This would not only lower the numbers of people going into a profession that is generally considered to be over supplied, but would raise the standards of the profession as a whole, and ensure that only the sharpest minds stayed in practice.

Of course I'm basing this solely on personal opinion and I cannot cite any research to support these ideas, butn that respect I'm just like Mr. Krause.


Besides, stupid lawyers set a bad example for the kids. They need to be role models and show the children of America that being stupid isn't healthy.
 
2012-10-03 11:43:48 PM
"If I could snap my fingers to be a size that I don't have to shop on the plus size rack that would be great, but I'm not ashamed of myself," she said. "Talk to me about the stories I cover, not the way I look."

I hate this excuse that there's nothing that can be done about her obesity. Yes, part of it is genetic, but the majority of it is controlling what you eat, how much you eat, and how much you exercise, and in 99.999% of the cases, those are the causes.

So yes, he has a valid point and she should probably exercise, and exercise restraint on the fork.
 
2012-10-03 11:43:49 PM
Also, doesn't this guy realize that fat-bottomed girls make the rockin' world go 'round?
 
2012-10-03 11:44:38 PM

zzrhardy: You can be 100% right and still be a douchebag.


^ This. She's fat and admits it. He's a douchebag and doesn't deny it.

If you don't think she's fat, you're wrong.

If you think he's not a douchebag, you're wrong.

It's easier to lose weight than it is to change your personality, but most humans find it easier to deal with attractive people, even if they are assholes.
 
2012-10-03 11:45:02 PM
Who cares if she's fat? How many fat guys do we talk about? People police women's bodies too much. The idea that girls needs to be thin to be on tv or to be happy is what is hurting girls. Not fat successful confident women. I'm glad she told him off. I"m guessing he's a republican since he wants to control her body?
 
2012-10-03 11:45:35 PM

TrixieDelite: How about this--she delivers the news in a professional manner and has done so for ten years.


If she was really good she wouldn't still be in the LaCrosse market after 10 years. LaCrosse is market 127, which means (even as an anchor) she is making very little money. If you're not moving from market to market (going up) every 3-5 years, you're doing it wrong.

//Of course she might like a market of that size.
 
2012-10-03 11:46:22 PM
img.gawkerassets.com blog.latinovations.com
 
2012-10-03 11:46:43 PM

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: ShannonKW: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Yep.

There's a difference between a public and private insult. She's responsible for making this public, not he. If she disapproved of his message, all she had to do was reply with a "fark you", click the delete button, and no one would have heard about it.

What she seems to be trying to accomplish by making this public is to persuade a lot of her sympathizers among the public to form a big pack and bark at him for being mean; or in other words she wants revenge on him and is using other people to get it. This sort of tactic -- surrounding yourself with your friends, who yell at your enemy for you and comfort you for the bad thing he said -- is familiar to anyone who remembers how high school girls behaved, and she should be more ashamed of using it than of being fat.  Worse than a fatty, she's a spineless wuss who can't face down detractors on her own, even via email.

She's also usurping the anti-bullying trend to deflect the critique levied against her. She's hurting the anti-bullying cause by falsely claiming she's being bullied. It's disgusting.


Wrong.

Ugh.

*phhlpphht*

Public proclamations via Facebook are bullying.

Just like saying you would corral my ex-wives and fark them in my presence while I presumedly stood by unable to retaliate on Fark, no?

Shaddup, I'm on you like stink on shiat...
 
2012-10-03 11:47:42 PM

mjbok: TrixieDelite: How about this--she delivers the news in a professional manner and has done so for ten years.

If she was really good she wouldn't still be in the LaCrosse market after 10 years. LaCrosse is market 127, which means (even as an anchor) she is making very little money. If you're not moving from market to market (going up) every 3-5 years, you're doing it wrong.

//Of course she might like a market of that size.


IIRC her husband is either the station manager or involved in it as well. Granted, La Crosse is about as entry level as it gets in that line of work, her reason for staying isn't purely appearance.
 
2012-10-03 11:47:53 PM

Teufelaffe: They need to be role models and show the children of America that being stupid isn't healthy.


To properly set that example we'll need a lot of zyklon b.
 
2012-10-03 11:48:07 PM
Nobody would be talking about this story if it were over the anchor's smoking habit. She needs to lose wait just like smokers need to quit smoking. I'm tired of protecting fat people.
 
2012-10-03 11:48:16 PM
Great, just what we need, another fat lady getting her GINORMOUS panties in a bunch.

arrogantass.files.wordpress.com 

Go put some more cake in your mouth so we don't have to hear you talk anymore.
 
2012-10-03 11:49:06 PM

CygnusDarius: So basically he's trolling IRL.


I guess I can't fathom why anyone would take the time to write such an email. I see fat people a lot but never really feel the need to email them about it - or even say anything at all. IMO, It's none of my business.

How empty can one's life be if this is how s/he entertains/feels better/feels superior, etc., (about) oneself?
 
2012-10-03 11:49:14 PM

Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


Actually, yes you were.
 
2012-10-03 11:50:03 PM

AutumnWind: Who cares if she's fat? How many fat guys do we talk about? People police women's bodies too much. The idea that girls needs to be thin to be on tv or to be happy is what is hurting girls. Not fat successful confident women. I'm glad she told him off. I"m guessing he's a republican since he wants to control her body?


encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com

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would all like a word with you.
 
2012-10-03 11:50:09 PM
Whoa hey, a personal injury lawyer being a complete asshole? What is this world coming to??
 
2012-10-03 11:50:22 PM

BoxOfBees: Great, just what we need, another fat lady getting her GINORMOUS panties in a bunch.

[arrogantass.files.wordpress.com image 377x400] 

Go put some more cake in your mouth so we don't have to hear you talk anymore.


How's my Kick-shut-up, gloing?
 
2012-10-03 11:50:41 PM

Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?
 
2012-10-03 11:50:42 PM
I saw her lumping herself in with people who are discriminated against based on color. What a worthless cow.
 
2012-10-03 11:50:50 PM

dontbreakthebend: Nobody would be talking about this story if it the anchor was smoking hot. .

 
2012-10-03 11:51:38 PM

Ken VeryBigLiar: mjbok: TrixieDelite: How about this--she delivers the news in a professional manner and has done so for ten years.

If she was really good she wouldn't still be in the LaCrosse market after 10 years. LaCrosse is market 127, which means (even as an anchor) she is making very little money. If you're not moving from market to market (going up) every 3-5 years, you're doing it wrong.

//Of course she might like a market of that size.

IIRC her husband is either the station manager or involved in it as well. Granted, La Crosse is about as entry level as it gets in that line of work, her reason for staying isn't purely appearance.


She wouldnt have an on-air job in a mid level market, let alone a major market.
 
2012-10-03 11:51:41 PM
Only on fark would someone take the side of a fark'n asshole personal injury lawyer.

/i would sooner side with hitler over a personal injury lawyer
//yea i went there
 
2012-10-03 11:53:15 PM
The poor lawyer wasn't bullying, but he sure is being heffered.
 
2012-10-03 11:54:03 PM

Ken VeryBigLiar: IIRC her husband is either the station manager or involved in it as well.


If that's true that makes more sense, but station managers don't (or at least didn't when I was in the business) tend to stay at one station or market for 10 years either.

If she's happy with it and where she's at, that's great for her. Her approach to this whole thing is wrong. The fact that the guy is a d-bag doesn't change that her reaction was poor. Someone in that position, no matter the market, is going to get lots of weird correspondence and I can't believe this was the first one mentioning her weight.
 
2012-10-03 11:54:11 PM

Metal: We understand that ugliness and fatness are genetic disorders, much like baldness or necrophilia, and it's only your fault if you don't hate yourself enough to do something about it.




i486.photobucket.com
Game over, Man.
 
2012-10-03 11:54:43 PM
Looks like she's got a case of the sundaes.

/Office Space forever.
 
2012-10-03 11:55:32 PM

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.




Scientifically speaking....yes...you were.
 
2012-10-03 11:55:33 PM

Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


sure you are. Its the reason your have boobies even when not lactating. Only animal to do so, i believe.
 
2012-10-03 11:56:06 PM
The personal injury attorney who called that Wisconsin news anchor fat doubles down, needs to be at the gym in 26 minutes
farm1.static.flickr.com
 
2012-10-03 11:56:24 PM

gingerjet: Only on fark would someone take the side of a fark'n asshole personal injury lawyer.

/i would sooner side with hitler over a personal injury lawyer
//yea i went there


Do you prefer genocide against religious minorities or ethnic minorities? Inquiring minds want to know. I don't fall under either, but one is stupid to not to pay attention to current events. You can bet on just about anything.
 
2012-10-03 11:58:34 PM
wisconsin.....?
 
2012-10-03 11:58:42 PM

Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


is it wrong to eip bie thingie from you, you sound so hot
 
2012-10-03 11:59:23 PM
ggecko


He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

^ This. Fat angry out of control biatch made a private conversation public. Part of her habitual failure to keep her mouth shut.
 
2012-10-04 12:00:26 AM

Indubitably: Public proclamations via Facebook are bullying.


Who proclaimed anything on Facebook? (other than her husband, who posted the private email discussion there....)
 
2012-10-04 12:01:20 AM

Huggermugger: Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


Given the fact that women need a man with a boner in order to propagate the species, I consider your statement to be false.
 
2012-10-04 12:01:20 AM
So, being fat is now like being a different race, having a different religion, or sexual preference now?

Last I checked, you can actually physically do something about being fat. I think she went a little overboard with the accept-me-how-i-am cliches when she compared herself to being persecuted like that.
 
2012-10-04 12:01:24 AM

OnlyM3: ggecko


He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.
^ This. Fat angry out of control biatch made a private conversation public. Part of her habitual failure to keep her mouth shut.


My understanding is he posted it on Facebook.

THAT is bullyup.
 
2012-10-04 12:02:23 AM

zobear: CygnusDarius: So basically he's trolling IRL.

I guess I can't fathom why anyone would take the time to write such an email. I see fat people a lot but never really feel the need to email them about it - or even say anything at all. IMO, It's none of my business.

How empty can one's life be if this is how s/he entertains/feels better/feels superior, etc., (about) oneself?




I don't think it's so much about this lawyer having an empty life as an enormous sense of entitlement. I doubt he's ever been on the receiving end of criticism due to his appearance--probably, just the opposite. I'm sure his appearance has always enabled him in getting whatever he wants and he probably truly believes he's superior to other people.
 
2012-10-04 12:02:30 AM

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: The dude is right on. She's a morbidly obese woman, and nothing in his letter was inaccurate or "bullying". She's setting a horrible example for young viewers. It's no different than it would be if she was smoking cigarettes on ait.


How do you know her age and weight (or body fat percentages, etc) to figure out her BMI level of overweight-obese-morbidly obese? Frankly, you sound fat. Maybe it's "eating cheetos and typing in the closet because I can't come out or someone will know fat" type fat - but you definitely have some strong views, man.
 
2012-10-04 12:02:34 AM

serial_crusher: Indubitably: Public proclamations via Facebook are bullying.

Who proclaimed anything on Facebook? (other than her husband, who posted the private email discussion there....)


Who posted first?

What is the actual timeline, man?
 
2012-10-04 12:04:11 AM

ThatBillmanGuy: So, being fat is now like being a different race, having a different religion, or sexual preference now?

Last I checked, you can actually physically do something about being fat. I think she went a little overboard with the accept-me-how-i-am cliches when she compared herself to being persecuted like that.


That's what's bizarre. I feel like I'm taking crazy pills... Since when did obesity become a health-neutral status analogous to race, gender, or sexual preference? It's a behavior, and a chosen lifestyle, and a very, very unhealthy one at that.
 
2012-10-04 12:06:44 AM

TrixieDelite: The douchenozzle's email included something about being a good role model for girls and women.

How about this--she delivers the news in a professional manner and has done so for ten years. How about focusing on the fact that her ability to do her job isn't tied to appearance, gender, religion, sexual preference, country of origin or skin color, but to the basic fact that she is able to do her job, and do it well.

How about finding the lesson that says that ability trumps waist size, and she should be respected for her professional practices rather than her BMI?

Jackwad.


Was going to tell you that you sound fat, see it's already been covered.
Carry on then.
 
2012-10-04 12:07:05 AM

The more you eat the more you fart: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Scientifically speaking....yes...you were.


Only for a relatively select few, evolutionarily speaking. The majority of males are just surplus.
 
2012-10-04 12:07:10 AM

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: ThatBillmanGuy: So, being fat is now like being a different race, having a different religion, or sexual preference now?

Last I checked, you can actually physically do something about being fat. I think she went a little overboard with the accept-me-how-i-am cliches when she compared herself to being persecuted like that.

That's what's bizarre. I feel like I'm taking crazy pills... Since when did obesity become a health-neutral status analogous to race, gender, or sexual preference? It's a behavior, and a chosen lifestyle, and a very, very unhealthy one at that.


Wrong analogy, asshole.

You misunderstand more than you understand; how the fark are you in power?

Seriously.
 
2012-10-04 12:07:42 AM

redmid17: Ken VeryBigLiar: mjbok: TrixieDelite: How about this--she delivers the news in a professional manner and has done so for ten years.

If she was really good she wouldn't still be in the LaCrosse market after 10 years. LaCrosse is market 127, which means (even as an anchor) she is making very little money. If you're not moving from market to market (going up) every 3-5 years, you're doing it wrong.

//Of course she might like a market of that size.

IIRC her husband is either the station manager or involved in it as well. Granted, La Crosse is about as entry level as it gets in that line of work, her reason for staying isn't purely appearance.

She wouldnt have an on-air job in a mid level market, let alone a major market.


I live in what would probably be a mid level market city, and some of our local anchors are overweight. In fact, most of them are very ordinary-looking people, and I like them just fine. Not that I mind looking at the hot anchors, mind you, but I don't really need my anchors to look like models.
 
2012-10-04 12:08:28 AM

Brostorm: he sends a private email telling the plain truth and she pulls the fat privilege card on TV? Um, she could have just ignored i or responded in an email, like an adult.


I can't even imagine putting a private email out there in public (especially if it was true) But then, I have no desire to be on TV either.
 
2012-10-04 12:08:47 AM
I just got back from the gym 26 minutes ago.
 
2012-10-04 12:09:02 AM

solomonsnell: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: The dude is right on. She's a morbidly obese woman, and nothing in his letter was inaccurate or "bullying". She's setting a horrible example for young viewers. It's no different than it would be if she was smoking cigarettes on ait.

How do you know her age and weight (or body fat percentages, etc) to figure out her BMI level of overweight-obese-morbidly obese? Frankly, you sound fat. Maybe it's "eating cheetos and typing in the closet because I can't come out or someone will know fat" type fat - but you definitely have some strong views, man.


Honestly, I was on her side when I first heard about a "viewer harassing a newscaster." Then I saw the video where she read the letter, and I thought, "That's it?" And then she tried to turn it into some bullying issue, and to be honest that's when she lost me. She's a fat attention whore using the bullying topic to defend her poor lifestyle choices.

/I'm 5'8" 250, but I'm a powerlifter
 
2012-10-04 12:10:04 AM

sure haven't: The only thing that was handed to him is publicity. She didn't hand anyone their ass. She whined and then equated obesity with sexism or racism, which is sofa king retarded that nothing else she says will register. idiot.


Which is ridiculous as you can't choose your gender or race...99% of fat people are that way because they choose to be.
I know. I am kind of fat myself so I am not hating. But I am fat because I need to exercise more, or at all. But because someone is fat is no reason to be rude to them over it...but he wasn't rude so yeah..the fat twit should shut her hole or stuff it full of more food.
 
2012-10-04 12:10:06 AM

pheelix: Huggermugger: Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Given the fact that women need a man with a boner in order to propagate the species, I consider your statement to be false.


True- the one thing we need you for, and you're notoriously unreliable there. BRING ON THE SPERMBOTS
 
2012-10-04 12:10:15 AM
This is what happens when you call a fat chick with a bully-pulpit "fat".
 
2012-10-04 12:10:28 AM
Check your laws: everything is public and protected at the same time: dichotomy?
 
2012-10-04 12:10:29 AM

TastyEloi: I live in what would probably be a mid level market city, and some of our local anchors are overweight. In fact, most of them are very ordinary-looking people, and I like them just fine. Not that I mind looking at the hot anchors, mind you, but I don't really need my anchors to look like models.


What city/market?
 
2012-10-04 12:11:44 AM
My fav part: people protecting the douchebag...

Seriously?

Grow the fark up.
 
2012-10-04 12:11:46 AM

ThatBillmanGuy: So, being fat is now like being a different race, having a different religion, or sexual preference now?


Race...Religion...Sexual Preference.

Ummm, yeah...religion doesn't really belong in that group of things. Religion is pretty much a choice in the free world.
 
2012-10-04 12:12:44 AM

Indubitably: My fav part: people protecting the douchebag...

Seriously?

Grow the fark up.


Mr. Krause should shut up and put up too.
 
2012-10-04 12:13:22 AM

srhp29: ThatBillmanGuy: So, being fat is now like being a different race, having a different religion, or sexual preference now?

Race...Religion...Sexual Preference.

Ummm, yeah...religion doesn't really belong in that group of things. Religion is pretty much a choice in the free world.


A-greed.
 
2012-10-04 12:13:54 AM

mudpants: cyclist


This story has been about cyclists ever since the guy posed behind his mountain bike, wearing kneepads and elbow pads. This guy substantiates my long-held belief that dudes with "gym muscles" are the furthest thing from masculine. If you sit at a desk under fluorescent lights all day, no amount of time spent lifting weights under even more fluorescent lights is going to make you manly. Just embrace your effeminacy, and stop embarassing yourself.

/Overweight, but not by much.
//Also a below-knee amputee, but can run further than most people with two good legs, thanks to the Ertl procedure.
///Also a misanthrope.
 
2012-10-04 12:14:35 AM
Please tax religions.

Thank you.
 
2012-10-04 12:14:49 AM
Well, she is fat.

But he's an asshole.

You diet and control your weight (it's not as hard as you think - seriously), but whatever his size is, he'll still be an asshole.
 
2012-10-04 12:15:18 AM
i296.photobucket.com

Go be a douche somewhere else, Kenneth -- that's the frequency.
 
2012-10-04 12:16:27 AM

bobbette: Well, she is fat.

But he's an asshole.

You diet and control your weight (it's not as hard as you think - seriously), but whatever his size is, he'll still be an asshole.


How much do you actually understand about the human metabolism and the human genome?
 
2012-10-04 12:17:10 AM
Is the guy a douchebag for what he said to the lady? Maybe.

However, I know he's an asshole from the fact that he's a cyclist.

biatch is definitely fat, though.
 
2012-10-04 12:17:20 AM

scalpod: [i296.photobucket.com image 274x261]

Go be a douche somewhere else, Kenneth -- that's the frequency.


Targeted spry says "Smells fresher?"
 
2012-10-04 12:17:42 AM
haha, I just turned on the gossip show and she's going to be on it..

TastyEloi: I live in what would probably be a mid level market city, and some of our local anchors are overweight. In fact, most of them are very ordinary-looking people, and I like them just fine. Not that I mind looking at the hot anchors, mind you, but I don't really need my anchors to look like models.


Hot? Jeez, I'm happy if our news people can get through the newscast without some glaring mistake that makes me embarrassed for them.

/Oh, here's the fat anchor on the TV gossip show. She's really wound up.
 
2012-10-04 12:17:53 AM

serial_crusher: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?


Guys don't tell other guys that they're monsters unless they live a healthy lifestyle and blahblahblah. Women don't tell guys they they're monsters unless blahblahblah. But guys are horrified about fat women. Yes, it is completely a sexual thing.
 
2012-10-04 12:19:21 AM
DrZiffle

What do you call a drowned lawyer, lying on the bottom of the ocean?

A good start.

/Oldie but somewhat goodie. 


You're being charged by a personal injury lawyer, a grizzly bear and a lion. You have a gun with two bullets. What do you do?

Shoot the lawyer twice you want to make sure you've got him.

/try the veal....just don't overdo it... :D
 
2012-10-04 12:21:09 AM

Indubitably: srhp29: ThatBillmanGuy: So, being fat is now like being a different race, having a different religion, or sexual preference now?

Race...Religion...Sexual Preference.

Ummm, yeah...religion doesn't really belong in that group of things. Religion is pretty much a choice in the free world.

A-greed.


I also agree with you guys, just in the radio clips I heard on KFI a few minutes ago, SHE made that comparison.
 
2012-10-04 12:21:30 AM
I can't for the life of me figure out why other people care if a stranger is fat. The only situations where I can understand caring is if it's someone you love and you are concerned about their health, or it is your significant other and you are superficial enough to care about them putting on weight. At that point you might have a reason to talk to them about their weight and try and encourage them to lose weight for the sake of their health or your relationship. Okay, I could also see if you're on an airplane and they are flowing over into your seat. Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care.
 
2012-10-04 12:23:08 AM

Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.



And God help you if you try to change it either. If your chest is as flat as board = ewwwww body like a 12 year old boy. Get implants = ewwww fake tits are nasty. I'm sure if she lost the weight every farker in here would be claiming she looked better "curvy" and then bemoan the loss of her tits or something.

All thing being said she is an AW, he a jerk but all she is doing is giving him free publicity. That letter should have stayed private. I know it hurts but airing this stuff just gives RL trolls fuel for the fire. I should know, I've had my naturally skinny frame and small chest held against me my whole life and trust me, people say nasty shiat when they are not talking to you face to face. If you don't give them the attention they want in real life, while it won't stop, at least you deny them the drama they want so badly.
 
2012-10-04 12:23:36 AM
His original email:

"It's unusual that I see your morning show, but I did so for a very short time today. I was surprised indeed to witness that your physical condition hasn't improved for many years.

Sure[ly] you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. Obesity is one of the worst choices a person can make and one of the most dangerous habits to maintain. I leave you this note hoping that you'll reconsider your responsibility as a local public personality to present and promote a healthy lifestyle."

This is not a terribly cruel email. Did he call her fat? Did he use "bullying" type words? No. She called him a bully. She took a private email and turned it into a public spectacle (or her husband did). She goes on air to talk about negative impacts on young girls. What he did wasn't nice, but in terms of how it was phrased it wasn't really mean, either. Like it or not when kids see someone on tv or in the movies they often admire them and aspire to be like them. Like it or not, she is probably a role model and being obese (her words, not mine) is not a good example to set.
 
2012-10-04 12:24:40 AM
This guy just proves the old joke about attorneys:

"Why do lawyers wear neckties?"
"To keep the the foreskin from creeping over their faces."
 
2012-10-04 12:25:25 AM
If guys hate fat women so much, then why is it that loud over-friendly BBWs always have buff husbands/BFs... Now that i think about it... i think he's crushing on her and hoping she'll crush him back
 
2012-10-04 12:25:54 AM

PillsHere: Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care


i.thestreet.com
 
2012-10-04 12:27:05 AM

PillsHere: I can't for the life of me figure out why other people care if a stranger is fat. The only situations where I can understand caring is if it's someone you love and you are concerned about their health, or it is your significant other and you are superficial enough to care about them putting on weight. At that point you might have a reason to talk to them about their weight and try and encourage them to lose weight for the sake of their health or your relationship. Okay, I could also see if you're on an airplane and they are flowing over into your seat. Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care.



Fat people are disgusting. They are as bad in their personification of gluttony as certain overly-cosmetically-enhanced people are in their personification of vanity.
Unattractive people, who do their best to be reasonably well-groomed, are heroes compared to fat people or overly vain people in that they are doing the best they can with what they have.

Fat people are offensive, and should not subject the rest of the world to their fatty fatness.
 
2012-10-04 12:27:52 AM

SilentStrider: Hey douchebag. You got your ass handed to you. Put your tail between your legs and crawl back into your cave.


No she made a big deal about someone daring to call her fat ass fat so she decided to act like a victim. The problem is his letter hit too close to home and she decided to let other people biatch at him, she's a passive aggressive biatch and her husband should be ashamed.
 
2012-10-04 12:27:53 AM

Indubitably: serial_crusher: Indubitably: Public proclamations via Facebook are bullying.

Who proclaimed anything on Facebook? (other than her husband, who posted the private email discussion there....)

Who posted first?

What is the actual timeline, man?


I'm just going by her response:
"On Friday, I received the following email..."
"While I attempted to laugh off the [snip butthurt] my coworkers couldn't. Especially my husband, Mike Thompson. Mike posted the email on his WKTV Facebook page..."
 
2012-10-04 12:28:52 AM

ktybear: PillsHere: Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care

[i.thestreet.com image 591x369]


So, look at the persons that are corporations, shilling cheap food for the masses, no?

Quit hating with your finger pointed out; you know at rest it points in...
 
2012-10-04 12:30:17 AM

Indubitably: ktybear: PillsHere: Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care

[i.thestreet.com image 591x369]

So, look at the persons that are corporations, shilling cheap food for the masses, no?

Quit hating with your finger pointed out; you know at rest it points in...


o.O
 
2012-10-04 12:31:04 AM

serial_crusher: Indubitably: serial_crusher: Indubitably: Public proclamations via Facebook are bullying.

Who proclaimed anything on Facebook? (other than her husband, who posted the private email discussion there....)

Who posted first?

What is the actual timeline, man?

I'm just going by her response:
"On Friday, I received the following email..."
"While I attempted to laugh off the [snip butthurt] my coworkers couldn't. Especially my husband, Mike Thompson. Mike posted the email on his WKTV Facebook page..."


Okay.

Doesn't limit my point, really. Check my other posts.

Delabel, man.

Respect.
 
2012-10-04 12:32:12 AM

queen biatch of the universe: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

And God help you if you try to change it either. If your chest is as flat as board = ewwwww body like a 12 year old boy. Get implants = ewwww fake tits are nasty


Yes, appearance modifications that require surgery are no different than appearance modifications that require reasonable eating habits and a few hours of exercise every week.
 
2012-10-04 12:32:14 AM

steamingpile: SilentStrider: Hey douchebag. You got your ass handed to you. Put your tail between your legs and crawl back into your cave.

No she made a big deal about someone daring to call her fat ass fat so she decided to act like a victim. The problem is his letter hit too close to home and she decided to let other people biatch at him, she's a passive aggressive biatch and her husband should be ashamed.



Amen.

Maybe if she would put down the donuts, she could go out and find herself some self-confidence. On her quest for self-confidence (if she doesn't use a fatty-electric-scooter), she might even get some exercise to lose some weight.

As for being butthurt, that is sort of understandable. If my butt was that size, it would probably ache a bit too.
 
2012-10-04 12:32:50 AM
On one hand, he didn't post his letter on a public forum - the lady's husband did. Plus, he didn't call her names or resort to personal attacks.

On the other hand, sending her the email was a dick move. It's not like she's not aware of her weight, or that it was his job to point it out, either. His email came off with the attitude of "how dare you be fat!", as if it has any bearing on her job performance or his life. Maybe for his next email, he'll tell Mary-Kate Olsen to eat a sandwich.
 
2012-10-04 12:33:31 AM
She had three fundamental points. First, was that it was a form of bullying, plain and simple. His comments also offered nothing in regards to constructive critism of her ability to perform her job as a news anchor. He said she was a bad community role model because she was obese and on TV.

It is clear that his words- especially as a lawyer and member of the Bar- were mean-spirited, sexist, unethical, and unprofessional.

Two, since the month of October has been deemed "Anti-Bullying Month" she (and her co-workers ) were correct to assert that "the incident" and actions of said bully was relative to address in the media and on-air, to not only call out and highlight this as an example of bullying, but to use it as a teachable moment that bullying is a learned behavior and the gateway of destruction and chaos it can cause to the masses: especially women and young children.

Third, as a parent of three young girls, she stated had to show leadership and strength to her children and others in her community by standing up to the bully for herself and on behalf of others being bullied. She pleaded that children learn to bully by example from adults in their lives. Then they go to school and bully others children and adult teachers. It's a cycle of abuse that begins with name-calling and shaming that leads to domestic violence and discrimination and often, hate-crimes, rape, murder, and suicide.

Sure, as human beings , we are taught to just turn the other cheek and deal with it. But that is how bullying is tolerated and festers and explodes in society. Bullies are then not held accountable for their actions. She was holding him accountable for his choice of behavior- his actions and his words; there were consequences.

Her point was that there are ramifications from bullying and that his actions and others just like him are toxic and harmful. It was not about one email or snide comment.

She also took the time to plead with anyone being bullied to not allow yourself be defined by the words and actions of bullies, but to be strong for yourself and defend yourself. She asked to see the hope and actions of the majority of good, supporting, people with dignity and integrity in our society. But cautioned that we are each responsible for our behavior, actions, and words.

I commend her. I thought it was brave and more people who have that kind of public access should stand up for one another in our society.
 
2012-10-04 12:34:48 AM

ktybear: Indubitably: ktybear: PillsHere: Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care

[i.thestreet.com image 591x369]

So, look at the persons that are corporations, shilling cheap food for the masses, no?

Quit hating with your finger pointed out; you know at rest it points in...

o.O


*hugs*

*plz ktybear, show respect, my G-pa passed at seven-twenty-central, and he was an abstract teacher. You might abstract yourself, friend*
 
2012-10-04 12:35:24 AM

FuryOfFirestorm: On one hand, he didn't post his letter on a public forum - the lady's husband did. Plus, he didn't call her names or resort to personal attacks.

On the other hand, sending her the email was a dick move. It's not like she's not aware of her weight, or that it was his job to point it out, either. His email came off with the attitude of "how dare you be fat!", as if it has any bearing on her job performance or his life. Maybe for his next email, he'll tell Mary-Kate Olsen to eat a sandwich.



It does have a bearing on her job performance, because she's making it seem like it's ok to be a fatty to the fatty little kids who may watch her on TV.
When you see things often enough, you can become desensitized to them. She's hard to miss.

As for her being aware of her weight, that's pretty much what the email was about. She doesn't seem to be or doesn't seem to be aware that it's an issue.
The email was referencing the fact that she's been a fatty for quite some time without seeming to take any action to fix her problem.
 
2012-10-04 12:36:11 AM

Trucker: This guy just proves the old joke about attorneys:

"Why do lawyers wear neckties?"
"To keep the the foreskin from creeping over their faces."


I work with a horde of trial litigators. Gonna whip out that chestnut the next time we go out for drinks together. I might have to change it to "class-action lawyers" though. Those guys are bottom rung, below personal injury and divorce attorneys, just above ADA attorneys.
 
2012-10-04 12:36:31 AM

ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.


Agreed.
 
2012-10-04 12:36:35 AM
Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?
 
2012-10-04 12:36:51 AM

Huggermugger: serial_crusher: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?

Guys don't tell other guys that they're monsters unless they live a healthy lifestyle and blahblahblah. Women don't tell guys they they're monsters unless blahblahblah. But guys are horrified about fat women. Yes, it is completely a sexual thing.


Yes they do. You just don't notice it because making fun of fat men doesn't cause as much butthurt as making fun of fat women. Probably owes to the fact that fat men actually as comfortable with themselves as fat women purport to be.
 
2012-10-04 12:37:46 AM

HotWingAgenda: Trucker: This guy just proves the old joke about attorneys:

"Why do lawyers wear neckties?"
"To keep the the foreskin from creeping over their faces."

I work with a horde of trial litigators. Gonna whip out that chestnut the next time we go out for drinks together. I might have to change it to "class-action lawyers" though. Those guys are bottom rung, below personal injury and divorce attorneys, just above ADA attorneys.


Aren't you HotWingConspiracy?
 
2012-10-04 12:38:59 AM

TastyEloi: rocinante721: FTFA: Livingston, who just so happens to be the sister of Office Space actor Ron Livingston

I dont want to be someone who would

[danceswithfat.files.wordpress.com image 500x469]

... but I'm seriously disappointed at the lack of OFFICE SPACE quotes here

Agreed. I would tend to side with the news anchor and against the lawyer for no other reason than her brother is Ron Livingston.

Having a relative who's been in both Office Space and Band of Brothers should count for something, after all.


It may count for something, but it doesnt pay for weight watchers.......
 
2012-10-04 12:39:24 AM

DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?



It is perfectly acceptable. There are simply a disproportionate amount of people in the world who want to live in denial.

Smoking is EVIL, therefore we can bully the Hell out of smokers without feeling bad about it!
Drinking is EVIL, therefore we can bully the Hell out of alcoholics without feeling bad about it!

Being fat is a sign of strength of character that people should be applauded for, based on their courage to be comfortable with who they are, you ASSHOLE!
 
2012-10-04 12:41:04 AM

JeffreyScott: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Agreed.


If anyone was the bully in this scenario, it was her. She used a public forum to publicly shame someone for sending her an email that was partial opinion (bad role model) and partial fact (she is overweight by her own admission). Should he have sent it, probably not. Her reaction to it was much worse than what he originally did and she used her power to publicly shame and embarrass someone. That is much more of a bully move than sending a private email that says I think you would be a better role model if you weren't unhealthily overweight.
 
2012-10-04 12:43:32 AM

mjbok: JeffreyScott: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Agreed.

If anyone was the bully in this scenario, it was her. She used a public forum to publicly shame someone for sending her an email that was partial opinion (bad role model) and partial fact (she is overweight by her own admission). Should he have sent it, probably not. Her reaction to it was much worse than what he originally did and she used her power to publicly shame and embarrass someone. That is much more of a bully move than sending a private email that says I think you would be a better role model if you weren't unhealthily overweight.


You are moronic.
 
2012-10-04 12:44:38 AM

PillsHere: I can't for the life of me figure out why other people care if a stranger is fat. The only situations where I can understand caring is if it's someone you love and you are concerned about their health, or it is your significant other and you are superficial enough to care about them putting on weight. At that point you might have a reason to talk to them about their weight and try and encourage them to lose weight for the sake of their health or your relationship. Okay, I could also see if you're on an airplane and they are flowing over into your seat. Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care.


I wouldn't except she brought it on herself, she's not ugly but her body is bad, losing 45-60lbs is her only hope.
 
2012-10-04 12:45:06 AM
This entire thread of people defending this guy is bizarre to me. You can watch the news or whatever and see someone is overweight, but to send an email pointing it out to them? What the fark? People know when they're overweight or even a few pounds overweight. He's just an asshole and any of you defending his actions in emailing a stranger to tell them so, you're also an asshole.

Her job isn't to be a damn role model; her job is to be on television delivering the news. If this man is such a shiat parent (he even says he doesn't watch the channel) that a person's size shapes their child's world-view, you have failed. Grow up.
 
2012-10-04 12:45:50 AM

steamingpile: PillsHere: I can't for the life of me figure out why other people care if a stranger is fat. The only situations where I can understand caring is if it's someone you love and you are concerned about their health, or it is your significant other and you are superficial enough to care about them putting on weight. At that point you might have a reason to talk to them about their weight and try and encourage them to lose weight for the sake of their health or your relationship. Okay, I could also see if you're on an airplane and they are flowing over into your seat. Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care.

I wouldn't except she brought it on herself, she's not ugly but her body is bad, losing 45-60lbs is her only hope.


Society-collapse will do that and more...
 
2012-10-04 12:47:39 AM

serial_crusher: Indubitably: serial_crusher: Indubitably: Public proclamations via Facebook are bullying.

Who proclaimed anything on Facebook? (other than her husband, who posted the private email discussion there....)

Who posted first?

What is the actual timeline, man?

I'm just going by her response:
"On Friday, I received the following email..."
"While I attempted to laugh off the [snip butthurt] my coworkers couldn't. Especially my husband, Mike Thompson. Mike posted the email on his WKTV Facebook page..."


So she got the letter, was upset, and went to others for validation of feeling upset and for them to comfort her while saying "oh no, you look good, Bessie...."
 
2012-10-04 12:48:03 AM
The lawyer is probably an asshole motivated by publicity, I don't care for his shenanigans. But that woman is dangerously overweight and her defensive reaction suggests she is insecure and in denial about it.

I've been 60 pounds overweight and I've been toned and athletic. Though I had "good, understandable reasons" for being fat, there was only one thing standing between gross health problems and a slender, healthy body: WORK. It takes a good 6 months of self discipline, exercising and eating right to lose a big chunk of weight.

This woman has chosen her condition, and that's her right. But obesity is a killer, and what I she were chain smoking, pounding shots of vodka or doing some other incredibly healthy thing on air? We say it's not about her weight but "who she is", but her inability to maintain her health also reflects on her character. I think she said she had three daughters...that's really the audience she needs to set an example for.
 
2012-10-04 12:48:37 AM

Indubitably: You are moronic.


Maybe so, but what part of my post you quoted is incorrect. By definition bullying is "Use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone)". He had no strength or power over her, and was not trying to intimidate her. Using her position as someone with a (televised) voice, she used her position to intimidate or belittle what started out as a solitary private email.

It's not so much a defense of him as it is pointing out what she did was more wrong than what he did and closer to the definition of bullying than what he did.
 
2012-10-04 12:48:55 AM
so easy to tell who the fat people in this thread are.
 
2012-10-04 12:49:27 AM
When the famine comes, all you skinny people will be dead and I will laugh and laugh.
And it WILL come, make no mistake about it.
 
2012-10-04 12:49:29 AM

DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?


not everyone who's fat is necessarily doing something deliberately bad to their body. For example, my aunt eats like once a day and she's a balloon, what the fark is telling her she's fat gonna do, stop her eating less? Thats where bulimia comes from. Being fat has for more to do with the fast food plastered everywhere, doubled with subsidized sugar, corn and crap, but not fruits and vegetables of course, with overworked jobs, low pay, stressful lives as well as age. Alot of fat people ARE ALREADY TRING TO LOSE WEIGHT. CAN YOU SAY THAT ABOUT ALCOHOLICS AND DRUG USERS?. SHE'S ALREADY TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT. THE ONLY THING TELLING HER SHE'S FAT WILL DO IS MAKE HER GIVE UP There's a strong difference between someone overweight trying to lose weight and someone who just eats plain crap, learn the difference. I mean no one wants to farking be fat.

Are you gonna tell someone depressed they're farking depressed and should just stop being depressed? Or that someone ugly should just stop being ugly? Quit being such an entitled self-centered dick (myself not excluded)
 
2012-10-04 12:50:12 AM

Witness99: The lawyer is probably an asshole motivated by publicity, I don't care for his shenanigans. But that woman is dangerously overweight and her defensive reaction suggests she is insecure and in denial about it.

I've been 60 pounds overweight and I've been toned and athletic. Though I had "good, understandable reasons" for being fat, there was only one thing standing between gross health problems and a slender, healthy body: WORK. It takes a good 6 months of self discipline, exercising and eating right to lose a big chunk of weight.

This woman has chosen her condition, and that's her right. But obesity is a killer, and what I she were chain smoking, pounding shots of vodka or doing some other incredibly healthy thing on air? We say it's not about her weight but "who she is", but her inability to maintain her health also reflects on her character. I think she said she had three daughters...that's really the audience she needs to set an example for.



Publicity?! He sent here a PRIVATE email.

She's the one who went all Barbara Streisand with it.
 
2012-10-04 12:51:01 AM

PillsHere: I can't for the life of me figure out why other people care if a stranger is fat


In this case it does seem particularly odd. Did he really just turn on the TV and say, "OMG a fat person! This is an outrage!!!"?
Or is there some context we're missing? Maybe he turned on the TV to her morning show, and saw a segment where she complained about all her millions of excuses for not getting to the gym, then patted herself on the back for having the courage to be lazy and negligent; and that's what set him off?
I unno, that's the only sort of situation where I can see myself writing an email like this, but I think I would have been a little clearer in the email than this guy was.
 
2012-10-04 12:51:33 AM

Indubitably: mjbok: JeffreyScott: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Agreed.

If anyone was the bully in this scenario, it was her. She used a public forum to publicly shame someone for sending her an email that was partial opinion (bad role model) and partial fact (she is overweight by her own admission). Should he have sent it, probably not. Her reaction to it was much worse than what he originally did and she used her power to publicly shame and embarrass someone. That is much more of a bully move than sending a private email that says I think you would be a better role model if you weren't unhealthily overweight.

You are moronic.


Who made the issue public? Who discussed it for 10 minutes on the air? Who looked for validation of her opinions from viewers instead of addressing the problem?

Yeah, he's the problem. You can work on personality disorders but I guess being big is something she can't control......
 
2012-10-04 12:51:52 AM

mjbok: Indubitably: You are moronic.

Maybe so, but what part of my post you quoted is incorrect. By definition bullying is "Use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone)". He had no strength or power over her, and was not trying to intimidate her. Using her position as someone with a (televised) voice, she used her position to intimidate or belittle what started out as a solitary private email.

It's not so much a defense of him as it is pointing out what she did was more wrong than what he did and closer to the definition of bullying than what he did.


Why do you defend demeaning another human being?
 
2012-10-04 12:53:11 AM

Bronzemom: When the famine comes, all you skinny people will be dead and I will laugh and laugh.
And it WILL come, make no mistake about it.



And when the aliens come...

encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com
 
2012-10-04 12:53:12 AM

steamingpile: Indubitably: mjbok: JeffreyScott: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Agreed.

If anyone was the bully in this scenario, it was her. She used a public forum to publicly shame someone for sending her an email that was partial opinion (bad role model) and partial fact (she is overweight by her own admission). Should he have sent it, probably not. Her reaction to it was much worse than what he originally did and she used her power to publicly shame and embarrass someone. That is much more of a bully move than sending a private email that says I think you would be a better role model if you weren't unhealthily overweight.

You are moronic.

Who made the issue public? Who discussed it for 10 minutes on the air? Who looked for validation of her opinions from viewers instead of addressing the problem?

Yeah, he's the problem. You can work on personality disorders but I guess being big is something she can't control......


Can you control your Farkarrhea?
 
2012-10-04 12:54:02 AM

Indubitably: steamingpile: Indubitably: mjbok: JeffreyScott: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Agreed.

If anyone was the bully in this scenario, it was her. She used a public forum to publicly shame someone for sending her an email that was partial opinion (bad role model) and partial fact (she is overweight by her own admission). Should he have sent it, probably not. Her reaction to it was much worse than what he originally did and she used her power to publicly shame and embarrass someone. That is much more of a bully move than sending a private email that says I think you would be a better role model if you weren't unhealthily overweight.

You are moronic.

Who made the issue public? Who discussed it for 10 minutes on the air? Who looked for validation of her opinions from viewers instead of addressing the problem?

Yeah, he's the problem. You can work on personality disorders but I guess being big is something she can't control......

Can you control your Farkarrhea?


Cast disorder at your peril, steamingpile...
 
2012-10-04 12:54:07 AM

Lady Beryl Ersatz-Wendigo: pheelix: Huggermugger: Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Given the fact that women need a man with a boner in order to propagate the species, I consider your statement to be false.

True- the one thing we need you for, and you're notoriously unreliable there. BRING ON THE SPERMBOTS


Notoriously unreliable? You sound fat.
 
2012-10-04 12:54:09 AM

Bronzemom: When the famine comes, all you skinny people will be dead and I will laugh and laugh.
And it WILL come, make no mistake about it.


Because your working on it?
 
2012-10-04 12:54:24 AM
I bet you skinny people are crunchy and good with ketchup.
hmmmm....
 
2012-10-04 12:55:27 AM

mjbok: Bronzemom: When the famine comes, all you skinny people will be dead and I will laugh and laugh.
And it WILL come, make no mistake about it.


And when the aliens come...

[encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com image 260x194]


Way to dismiss, dismissive.

P.S. I made you long ago, jackhat.
 
2012-10-04 12:55:59 AM
the chick is a fatty. a bitter fatty.
 
2012-10-04 12:57:35 AM

Bronzemom: When the famine comes, all you skinny people will be dead and I will laugh and laugh.
And it WILL come, make no mistake about it.


When the famine comes, we will eat the fat people first.
 
2012-10-04 12:57:44 AM

TOSViolation: DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?


It is perfectly acceptable. There are simply a disproportionate amount of people in the world who want to live in denial.

Smoking is EVIL, therefore we can bully the Hell out of smokers without feeling bad about it!
Drinking is EVIL, therefore we can bully the Hell out of alcoholics without feeling bad about it!

Being fat is a sign of strength of character that people should be applauded for, based on their courage to be comfortable with who they are, you ASSHOLE!


Smoking is potentially harmful to the people around the smoker. No one got cancer from standing next to the fat guy.
Drinking leads to all sorts of potentially harmful behaviors. You never hear about someone getting beat up because the other person was fat, or someone got killed because they were hit by a driver who was too fat.

Also, not everyone who is fat has a choice in the matter. Yes, I know it's like 1%, but people still have to make the choice to start smoking or drinking, while there are some people who are fat for reasons entirely beyond their control. So giving the fat chick shiat for being a porker might result in everyone hating you for being an insensitive ass-nugget when it turns out she has Hypothyroidism or Cushing's syndrome.

Finally, when you factor in our society's obsession with wanting women to be underweight (trust me, your average Victoria's Secret model or Hollywood starlet is not at a healthy weight), you've got a whole "fark you and your unreasonable expectations for women's bodies" sentiment building these days.

It may not be "fair" but that's why it's socially acceptable to give shiat to smokers and drinkers, but not fat people.
 
2012-10-04 12:58:10 AM

Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?


I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?
 
2012-10-04 12:58:48 AM

Flying Lasagna Monster: the chick is a fatty. a bitter fatty.


And you are an angry labeler...and?

So?

How about you focus on your own inadequacy, asshat.
 
2012-10-04 12:59:44 AM
Found this the other day, seems like a fitting place to leave it...

catmacros.files.wordpress.com
 
2012-10-04 12:59:46 AM

mjbok: Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?

I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?


Position of power?

Ha!
 
2012-10-04 12:59:55 AM
No matter how much some fatties exercise, they still may have some problem areas that don't respond.

For example, look at this fatty. Exercise alone isn't enough to help her. She needs to put down the donuts to get rid of that disgusting fatty belly.

www.rodale.com
 
2012-10-04 01:01:29 AM

Teufelaffe: Found this the other day, seems like a fitting place to leave it...

[catmacros.files.wordpress.com image 597x464]


Your pix reminds me of my kitty-friend, but I suspect you already knew that...
 
2012-10-04 01:01:30 AM

TOSViolation:


It does have a bearing on her job performance, because she's making it seem like it's ok to be a fatty to the fatty little kids who may watch her on TV.
When you see things often enough, you can become desensitized to them. She's hard to miss.

As for her being aware of her weight, that's pretty much what the email was about. She doesn't seem to be or doesn't seem to be aware that it's an issue.
The email was referencing the fact that she's been a fatty for quite some time without seeming to take any action to fix her problem.


Her job performance was such that she was able to get high enough ratings to keep her position for over a decade so obviously her weight wasn't an issue. As far as her being a role model to small children, if you expect a news anchor in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to be a role model for your kids, you're a failure as a parent and a human being
 
2012-10-04 01:01:51 AM

TOSViolation: No matter how much some fatties exercise, they still may have some problem areas that don't respond.

For example, look at this fatty. Exercise alone isn't enough to help her. She needs to put down the donuts to get rid of that disgusting fatty belly.

[www.rodale.com image 320x290]


I bet if she waits long enough, say a few months, that'll just go away on its own.
 
2012-10-04 01:02:05 AM
she's the douche for making herself the farking news story. guy sends you douchebaggy letter, whatever.., deal with it, privately.
 
2012-10-04 01:03:27 AM
Put

the fork..

DOWN.
 
2012-10-04 01:04:54 AM

Indubitably: Position of power?

Ha!


You think having an inability to broadcast to dozens of people in the LaCrosse area isn't a position of power? All TV reporters get asked for autographs no matter the market size, being local celebrities and all. Having a free 4 minute block to air your grievances publicly for what was a private email is power. Sure, the lawyer could have bought air time to do the same, but that would have cost hundreds of dollars.

In this scenario, neither party was right. In this scenario, one person was (possibly) a bully, but it wasn't the guy. I don't give a rats ass if someone is thin, fat, black, white, gay, straight, republican, democrat, etc., but she did two things I take offense at: she played the bully card (by doing so belittled the plight of people that are actually bullied) and she did exactly what she accused the guy of.
 
2012-10-04 01:05:45 AM

Indubitably: Teufelaffe: Found this the other day, seems like a fitting place to leave it...

[catmacros.files.wordpress.com image 597x464]

Your pix reminds me of my kitty-friend, but I suspect you already knew that...


i649.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-04 01:06:19 AM

cmb53208: TOSViolation:


It does have a bearing on her job performance, because she's making it seem like it's ok to be a fatty to the fatty little kids who may watch her on TV.
When you see things often enough, you can become desensitized to them. She's hard to miss.

As for her being aware of her weight, that's pretty much what the email was about. She doesn't seem to be or doesn't seem to be aware that it's an issue.
The email was referencing the fact that she's been a fatty for quite some time without seeming to take any action to fix her problem.

Her job performance was such that she was able to get high enough ratings to keep her position for over a decade so obviously her weight wasn't an issue. As far as her being a role model to small children, if you expect a news anchor in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to be a role model for your kids, you're a failure as a parent and a human being



She has high ratings because of all the fatties that would rather look at her instead of someone who is thinner than they are.

That's one of the reasons I think the vampire craze has blown up so much. All the fatty women fantasize about not having to look at themselves in the mirror.
 
2012-10-04 01:07:21 AM

Huggermugger: serial_crusher: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?

Guys don't tell other guys that they're monsters unless they live a healthy lifestyle and blahblahblah. Women don't tell guys they they're monsters unless blahblahblah. But guys are horrified about fat women. Yes, it is completely a sexual thing.


I read somewhere that when it comes to blind dates men's number one fear tends to be that the woman will be fat. And the girl's tends to be that she'll be murdered or attacked.

Guys just don't get it. They don't have to deal with having their body picked apart the way women do. They don't have to wonder if they should wear something that covers them more even though it's hot because they might be harassed. They don't have to wonder if they should dress down when doing to meet their sweetheart because people assume the girl is dressing up to show off to the planet and needs to have her appearence noted to her. They aren't throwing up their food because of comments like the ones here in this thread which make girls afraid of eating. It's not rare for girls' to get comments no matter how they look or what they do. You're pretty? I need to tell you. You're ugly? You need to know this since you obviously don't know and being attractive is your job. You're upset somebody talked badly about how you look? You must be a biatch since this is most likely an event that almost never happens to you at all and isn't a huge problem for girls. Don't like freaky street harassment? That's crazy because you should be flattered! Just make sure your boobs are big, but natural. And don't wear make up, but have perfect skin. Realize that being seen in public while not being sexually attractive and fit is bad for young girls. Just letting men decide how you look and what you eat and do is probably your best bet.
 
2012-10-04 01:07:40 AM

mjbok: Indubitably: Position of power?

Ha!

You think having an inability to broadcast to dozens of people in the LaCrosse area isn't a position of power? All TV reporters get asked for autographs no matter the market size, being local celebrities and all. Having a free 4 minute block to air your grievances publicly for what was a private email is power. Sure, the lawyer could have bought air time to do the same, but that would have cost hundreds of dollars.

In this scenario, neither party was right. In this scenario, one person was (possibly) a bully, but it wasn't the guy. I don't give a rats ass if someone is thin, fat, black, white, gay, straight, republican, democrat, etc., but she did two things I take offense at: she played the bully card (by doing so belittled the plight of people that are actually bullied) and she did exactly what she accused the guy of.


She did?

Look, this feels like defending the Inquisition to me: you are out of line, period.

Check yourself.
 
2012-10-04 01:09:18 AM
It is incredibly rude to tell complete strangers how they should live their life. Kind of sad to see so many farkers defend this douche. I loathe people who can't mind their own farking business.
 
2012-10-04 01:10:00 AM

1. Put snakes on plane: Indubitably: Teufelaffe: Found this the other day, seems like a fitting place to leave it...

[catmacros.files.wordpress.com image 597x464]

Your pix reminds me of my kitty-friend, but I suspect you already knew that...

[i649.photobucket.com image 526x394]


Actually, my former kitty-friend encouraged me to write by attending the keyboard when I did, playfully sometimes...

So, boo on you, friend, albeit briefly...
 
2012-10-04 01:12:08 AM

AutumnWind: I read somewhere that when it comes to blind dates men's number one fear tends to be that the woman will be fat. And the girl's tends to be that she'll be murdered or attacked.

Guys just don't get it. They don't have to deal with having their body picked apart the way women do


That is the best unintentional pun ever.
 
2012-10-04 01:12:23 AM

TOSViolation: Witness99: The lawyer is probably an asshole motivated by publicity, I don't care for his shenanigans. But that woman is dangerously overweight and her defensive reaction suggests she is insecure and in denial about it.

I've been 60 pounds overweight and I've been toned and athletic. Though I had "good, understandable reasons" for being fat, there was only one thing standing between gross health problems and a slender, healthy body: WORK. It takes a good 6 months of self discipline, exercising and eating right to lose a big chunk of weight.

This woman has chosen her condition, and that's her right. But obesity is a killer, and what I she were chain smoking, pounding shots of vodka or doing some other incredibly healthy thing on air? We say it's not about her weight but "who she is", but her inability to maintain her health also reflects on her character. I think she said she had three daughters...that's really the audience she needs to set an example for.


Publicity?! He sent here a PRIVATE email.

She's the one who went all Barbara Streisand with it.


Well yes, but why would he do it? He doesn't know her...he does know she's a media personality. And considering he has to be at the gym every 26 minutes, why would he devote time to this? Maybe he was just doing some marketing, trying to get new customers.
 
2012-10-04 01:13:14 AM

Indubitably: Look, this feels like defending the Inquisition to me: you are out of line, period.

Check yourself.


I'm out of line? I have not made a single personal attack towards anyone in this thread. Can you say the same?

You can't see my point, that's fine. I see your point, I just don't think it's valid. He sent an unfriendly (not mean, not cruel, etc.) email. That should have been the end of the story. The fact that it is a story at all is on her (and her husband). If you don't like criticism, don't take a job where you are in the public spot light. If the guy had come out and said she was a disgusting fatbody and an embarrassment to her children and she should stop shoveling twinkies into her mouth you might have more of a point. His email was pointed and had an opinion. It wasn't nice, but based on what it could have been she made a mountain out of a molehill and is taking every opportunity to use it to her advantage.

//Welcome to fark
 
2012-10-04 01:16:41 AM

mjbok: Indubitably: Look, this feels like defending the Inquisition to me: you are out of line, period.

Check yourself.

I'm out of line? I have not made a single personal attack towards anyone in this thread. Can you say the same?

You can't see my point, that's fine. I see your point, I just don't think it's valid. He sent an unfriendly (not mean, not cruel, etc.) email. That should have been the end of the story. The fact that it is a story at all is on her (and her husband). If you don't like criticism, don't take a job where you are in the public spot light. If the guy had come out and said she was a disgusting fatbody and an embarrassment to her children and she should stop shoveling twinkies into her mouth you might have more of a point. His email was pointed and had an opinion. It wasn't nice, but based on what it could have been she made a mountain out of a molehill and is taking every opportunity to use it to her advantage.

//Welcome to fark


///Lead by example, jackhat.
 
2012-10-04 01:18:34 AM
How much mail did Al Roker get about being a fatty? Or any other male reporter.

Yeah.

That attorney is a douchenozzle.
 
2012-10-04 01:20:40 AM

AutumnWind: Huggermugger: serial_crusher: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?

Guys don't tell other guys that they're monsters unless they live a healthy lifestyle and blahblahblah. Women don't tell guys they they're monsters unless blahblahblah. But guys are horrified about fat women. Yes, it is completely a sexual thing.

I read somewhere that when it comes to blind dates men's number one fear tends to be that the woman will be fat. And the girl's tends to be that she'll be murdered or attacked.

Guys just don't get it. They don't have to deal with having their body picked apart the way women do. They don't have to wonder if they should wear something that covers them more even though it's hot because they might be harassed. They don't have to wonder if they should dress down when doing to meet their sweetheart because people assume the girl is dressing up to show off to the planet and needs to have her appearence noted to her. They aren't throwing up their food because of comments like the ones here in this thread which make girls afraid of eating. It's not rare for girls' to get comments no matter how they look or what they do. You're pretty? I need to tell you. You're ugly? You need to know this since you obviously don't know and being attractive is your job. You're upset somebody talked badly about how you look? You must be a biatch since this is most likely an event that almost never happens to you at all and isn't a huge problem for girls. Don't like freaky street harassment? That's crazy because you should be flattered! Just make sure your boobs are big, but natural. And don't wear make up, but have perfect skin. Realize that being seen in public while not being sexually attractive and fit is bad for young girls. Just letting men decide how you look and what you eat and do is probably your best bet.


us4palin.com
 
2012-10-04 01:26:29 AM

AutumnWind: Huggermugger: serial_crusher: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?

Guys don't tell other guys that they're monsters unless they live a healthy lifestyle and blahblahblah. Women don't tell guys they they're monsters unless blahblahblah. But guys are horrified about fat women. Yes, it is completely a sexual thing.

I read somewhere that when it comes to blind dates men's number one fear tends to be that the woman will be fat. And the girl's tends to be that she'll be murdered or attacked.

Guys just don't get it. They don't have to deal with having their body picked apart the way women do. They don't have to wonder if they should wear something that covers them more even though it's hot because they might be harassed. They don't have to wonder if they should dress down when doing to meet their sweetheart because people assume the girl is dressing up to show off to the planet and needs to have her appearence noted to her. They aren't throwing up their food because of comments like the ones here in this thread which make girls afraid of eating. It's not rare for girls' to get comments no matter how they look or what they do. You're pretty? I need to tell you. You're ugly? You need to know this since you obviously don't know and being attractive is your job. You're upset somebody talked badly about how you look? You must be a biatch since this is most likely an event that almost never happens to you at all and isn't a huge problem for girls. Don't like freaky street harassment? That's crazy because you should be flattered! Just make sure your boobs are big, but natural. And don't wear make up, but have perfect skin. Realize that being seen in public while not being sexually attractive and fit is bad for young girls. Just letting men decide how you look and what you eat and do is probably your best bet.


It seems like your not considering the health angle to maintaining a healthy weight. It's not primarily about how the men view you sexually...it's about eating healthy and exercising, and not hiding behind the premise that women won't allow men to dictate their looks.
 
2012-10-04 01:29:49 AM

DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?


If it is family then yes they have the right to say something if it's a complete stranger then No it's not your place to say it. Also I have to say as someone who is battling being fat herself and it's not easy. I was given bad habits by my family food and exercise wise. It's a difficult habit to undo around family who still have these bad habits. My grandmother started to make me believe i was fat when I began puberty and my thighs started to get bigger. She would talk obsessively about weight loss and bought book after book on losing weight. and made me a teenager wear stretch top jeans and got me old ladies clothing to wear to school. Looking back at my pictures I was fine I wasn't skinny mini but I was fine. She also had Anorexia that wasn't diagnosed until she was admitted to a nursing facility.

It's not easy to lose weight when you come home from school crying because people steal your things, call you names and push you into lockers. When the people who you thought were your friends secretly call names and then one day chase you into a bathroom and spit on you sprain your ankle while they beat on you and when you tell the adults they say "Well shouldn't have done this or that then," then suspended.
You then start self medicating our depression with food. Food doesn't judge you, food doesn't care who I am it's the greatest thing in the world. Neither does t.v. T.v. doesn't have coaches yell at me when I can't run fast enough (I never was good at sports or anything physical as a child even before I was over weight) or can't throw a ball or kick strait. I'm not athletic by a long shot and why should I be? Fat people are too stupid and lazy and that's what I am to everyone else a black sheep everyone looks down at. Who's boyfriend dated me as a joke who lied and raped me. Who got away with it because"You're too fat to be raped."
 
2012-10-04 01:38:11 AM
I live in La Crosse.

For a guy who never watched her show, and when he did makes a point to call her a fatty without knowing her, or her personal history, or lifestyle is grade a jerk material.

maybe the attorney should spend more time chasing ambulances and leave the fatties alone
 
2012-10-04 01:43:47 AM

alice_600: DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?

If it is family then yes they have the right to say something if it's a complete stranger then No it's not your place to say it. Also I have to say as someone who is battling being fat herself and it's not easy. I was given bad habits by my family food and exercise wise. It's a difficult habit to undo around family who still have these bad habits. My grandmother started to make me believe i was fat when I began puberty and my thighs started to get bigger. She would talk obsessively about weight loss and bought book after book on losing weight. and made me a teenager wear stretch top jeans and got me old ladies clothing to wear to school. Looking back at my pictures I was fine I wasn't skinny mini but I was fine. She also had Anorexia that wasn't diagnosed until she was admitted to a nursing facility.

It's not easy to lose weight when you come home from school crying because people steal your things, call you names and push you into lockers. When the people who you thought were your friends secretly call names and then one day chase you into a bathroom and spit on you sprain your ankle while they beat on you and when you tell the adults they say "Well shouldn't have done this or that then," then suspended.
You then start self medicating our depression with food. Food doesn't judge you, food doesn't care who I am it's the greatest thing in the world. Neither does t.v. T.v. doesn't have coaches yell at me when I can't run fast enough (I never was good at sports or anything physical as a child even before I was over weight) or can't throw a ball or kick strait. I'm not athletic by a long shot and why should I be? Fat people are too stupid and lazy and that's what I am to everyone else a black sheep everyone looks down at. Who's boyfriend dated me as a joke who lied and raped me. Who got away with it because"You're too fat to be raped."


I've been through some of that, and yes, there are reasons people gain weight as a result of trauma, or even just the result of a stressful job etc. See it as an opportunity to grow (spiritually ;) and nurture yourself back to health. Keep a journal, meditate, whatever it takes to get your self esteem and confidence back in place. You are counting on yourself...be honest with yourself and don't let the assholes win.
 
2012-10-04 01:46:57 AM
His letter wasn't really so awful. It would even be reasonable, if being fat weren't such a touchy subject, mostly from people being total douches about it. So he wasn't the real douche, it's those people that make fat people feel horrible. But he should know that's the case and that she's probably quite aware that she is overweight.
 
2012-10-04 01:51:43 AM

Indubitably: OnlyM3: ggecko


He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.
^ This. Fat angry out of control biatch made a private conversation public. Part of her habitual failure to keep her mouth shut.

My understanding is he posted it on Facebook.

THAT is bullyup.


Apparently your whole opinion is based on your incorrect grasp of the facts. He never posted it, her husband did. She not he is the bully. Period. Now go ahead and resort to insulting me as you have everyone else in the thread who disagrees with you based on their understanding of the actual facts.

It is funny how many people you have called either stupid or moronic and yet you seem to fit either yourself.

She is a bully, her husband is a bully and their use of their public forum to stirr up their 'fans' is the buly mob mentality. Which it appears you agree with.

/you may continue trolling or spewing your uninformed opinion if you like :)
 
2012-10-04 01:52:18 AM
You can lose weight. It's hard. Sometimes you backslide. I've lost about 30 lbs, but I've got a ways to go. What got me serious this time? It wasn't watching my friends get diabetes, it was watching a friend who had gastric bypass get his life back after losing the weight. All the sudden I decided I'm too young to be feeling like I ran a marathon after one flight of stairs. I'm up to regular 2 1/2 mile walks and managed a hilly 4 miler the other day (although it left me pretty sore the next day). I could lose the battle still, but I'm hoping to keep walking past the desert cart without stopping. It was not someone telling me I was fat though that got me motivated though. I know that I'm fat.

That said, when you are a public figure, you've got to figure someone is going to pick out your every fault, and turning it into a public back and forth only encourages it. I hope she loses weight for the sake of her health and her self image, but I also hope this guy crashes his bicycle and has the seat ride up his butt (as long as it's clearly nobody else's fault. I wouldn't want a personal injury lawyer to get a chance at a lawsuit.)
 
BHK
2012-10-04 01:53:47 AM
The cost of maintaining all of his injuries, including new knees, hips, and various other parts over his lifetime plus the inevitable injuries from accidents, perhaps even a broken neck from being hit by a car and months of physical therapy, will probably cost more than anything she'll suffer from due to her obesity.
 
2012-10-04 01:53:53 AM
This thread just reminded me of a joke I heard while making fun of my obese Boy Scout leader (despite all the herp in this thread about how nobody criticizes fat men). CSB:

Me: he's so fat he has his own zip code (or some similar lame joke)
Older scout, in dead serious voice: hey, don't make fun of him. He has Dunlap syndrome.
Me: oh.... I um... I didn't....
Older scout: yeah, his stomach done lapped over his belt.

Ok, it doesn't translate into text that well, especially when you don't live in a part of the country that uses the word "done" in that context, but it was damned funny at the time.
 
2012-10-04 02:02:04 AM

Christian Bale: His letter wasn't really so awful. It would even be reasonable, if being fat weren't such a touchy subject, mostly from people being total douches about it. So he wasn't the real douche, it's those people that make fat people feel horrible. But he should know that's the case and that she's probably quite aware that she is overweight.


The thing is, a lot of fat people don't accept that they're overweight. People believe what they want to, what is comfortable. We tell ourselves what we want to hear and seek out opinions we feel comfortable with. It's easier that way. So, some fat people can bask in lala land without ever feeling they're putting their health at risk. They refuse to acknowledge it.
 
2012-10-04 02:07:36 AM

BHK: The cost of maintaining all of his injuries, including new knees, hips, and various other parts over his lifetime plus the inevitable injuries from accidents, perhaps even a broken neck from being hit by a car and months of physical therapy, will probably cost more than anything she'll suffer from due to her obesity.


He's going to maintain his injuries? What a dick.
Farking personal injury lawyers, man.
 
2012-10-04 02:13:22 AM

Witness99: Christian Bale: His letter wasn't really so awful. It would even be reasonable, if being fat weren't such a touchy subject, mostly from people being total douches about it. So he wasn't the real douche, it's those people that make fat people feel horrible. But he should know that's the case and that she's probably quite aware that she is overweight.

The thing is, a lot of fat people don't accept that they're overweight. People believe what they want to, what is comfortable. We tell ourselves what we want to hear and seek out opinions we feel comfortable with. It's easier that way. So, some fat people can bask in lala land without ever feeling they're putting their health at risk. They refuse to acknowledge it.


I am reminded of an old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .
 
2012-10-04 02:17:22 AM

alice_600: old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .


You do realize the concept of a mile is not Native American, right?
 
2012-10-04 02:17:39 AM
The DB ambulance chaser is right. Dead right. And he's been civil about it in all the press I've seen on the matter.
 
2012-10-04 02:18:10 AM

Witness99: It seems like your not considering the health angle to maintaining a healthy weight. It's not primarily about how the men view you sexually...it's about eating healthy and exercising, and not hiding behind the premise that women won't allow men to dictate their looks.


So this guy is so concerned about a stranger's health that he wrote her a letter? Bullshiat. It's about letting a woman know that he's doesn't think it's fair that he has to look at her.
 
2012-10-04 02:18:18 AM
Seeing as how this is a newscaster thread on FARK, I came here hoping for pictures of Mélissa Theuriau.

Leaving disappointed.

Oh, fine, fine, here's the GIS to get you started.
 
2012-10-04 02:21:47 AM

over_and_done: Seeing as how this is a newscaster thread on FARK, I came here hoping for pictures of Mélissa Theuriau.


I think she married an Arab chav or something. We don't talk about her any more.
 
2012-10-04 02:23:04 AM

alice_600: Witness99: Christian Bale: His letter wasn't really so awful. It would even be reasonable, if being fat weren't such a touchy subject, mostly from people being total douches about it. So he wasn't the real douche, it's those people that make fat people feel horrible. But he should know that's the case and that she's probably quite aware that she is overweight.

The thing is, a lot of fat people don't accept that they're overweight. People believe what they want to, what is comfortable. We tell ourselves what we want to hear and seek out opinions we feel comfortable with. It's easier that way. So, some fat people can bask in lala land without ever feeling they're putting their health at risk. They refuse to acknowledge it.

I am reminded of an old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .


Yep, I've been there. Would tell myself all kinds of things to believe it was ok to be at an unhealthy weight. But you only hurt yourself when you do that, and the best thing I ever did was come to terms and face the fact I needed to take action. I did, and it was life changing. Start small...just take a 20 minute walk in the morning or evening. Make a list and cut out the top three high calorie things you eat. Everyone can do this, and it feels really good.
 
2012-10-04 02:26:17 AM

Indubitably:
Aren't you HotWingConspiracy?


Aren't you Meow Said The Cat? Or just a huge fan?
 
2012-10-04 02:26:18 AM

HotWingAgenda: alice_600: old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .

You do realize the concept of a mile is not Native American, right?


Neither are horses, Natives Americans never used horses till they were brought over to the Americans with Europeans. But the point of the saying is till you are that person and you know every god forsaken thing about them before you have a right to tell them what the heck to do with their life.
 
2012-10-04 02:34:31 AM

feffer: Witness99: It seems like your not considering the health angle to maintaining a healthy weight. It's not primarily about how the men view you sexually...it's about eating healthy and exercising, and not hiding behind the premise that women won't allow men to dictate their looks.

So this guy is so concerned about a stranger's health that he wrote her a letter? Bullshiat. It's about letting a woman know that he's doesn't think it's fair that he has to look at her.


Ok, but who cares what he thinks? She doesn't need men to point this out to her...but the fact remains she has a problem to solve. Not for 26 minute lawyer guy, but for herself.
 
2012-10-04 02:40:56 AM

alice_600: HotWingAgenda: alice_600: old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .

You do realize the concept of a mile is not Native American, right?

Neither are horses, Natives Americans never used horses till they were brought over to the Americans with Europeans. But the point of the saying is till you are that person and you know every god forsaken thing about them before you have a right to tell them what the heck to do with their life.


The only person that can dictate what the hell to do with your life is yourself. When seeking solutions, consider the thoughts of others, keep an open heart. Not everyone is out to get you.
 
2012-10-04 02:43:55 AM

alice_600: HotWingAgenda: alice_600: old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .

You do realize the concept of a mile is not Native American, right?

Neither are horses, Natives Americans never used horses till they were brought over to the Americans with Europeans. But the point of the saying is till you are that person and you know every god forsaken thing about them before you have a right to tell them what the heck to do with their life.


Didn't mean to touch a nerve. I just hate when people make up a saying, and try to grant themselves extra validity by claiming an American Indian said it first. The truth is, that phrase has been around for millennia, dating back to a Roman punishment of having to carry the injured party on your back for 1 mile.
 
2012-10-04 02:49:51 AM
Maybe I should post my Gangnum Style version from the butt chug thread. That would cheer you guys up!
 
2012-10-04 02:51:21 AM

mudpants: Look at that dumbshiat chode-y tattoo on his arm. I hope it comes to life at night,


You might get lucky...
4.bp.blogspot.com
images.tvrage.com
 
2012-10-04 02:55:51 AM
He's right. Lose some weight, fatty.
 
2012-10-04 03:11:54 AM
Mos Americans hae no clue what sort of weight is healthy.

My weight is just a bit under the middle of the healthy range, by BMI, yet my American friends constantly told me I needed to gain 10 or 20 pounds "to look healthy."

I wouldn't look good at 140. I would be fat at that weight. Not quite overweight, but fat. I would hate myself if I looked like that. I know because I used to weight 140. My friends knew this, but they still pressured me to eat more. "You need 2500 calories per day," they said.

No, someone my size gains weight quickly on 2500 daily calories. Even if that weren't such a bad thing in the short term, it would be unsustainable.


That's how poorly calibrated most Amerians' impression of weight is. Healthy weights are considered too skinny by many. People regularly told me that it was more important to conform to their fat ideal than to remain at a weight that allows me to look okay (I'll never look good with a face like mine) and feel good (being relatively thin gives you much, much more energy) and practice my distance running hobby.



Fat sympathizers need to realize how much they hurt kids (and others). There is a reason obesity and race are not the same sorts of categories. One race is just as good as another, but being obese (or even overweight) is worse than being thin. Period. It makes you slower and weaker, and it makes you feel worse.

It also contributes to the irresponsible attitude so many people have when it comes to moderation. How many people on Fark boast about having a BMI near 25? You shouldn't be proud of doing just barely enough to qualify as okay. You shouldn't be proud of not quite being overweight (or, worse, of being overweight but not too overweight). The standards are there for a reason. Show a little pride instead of just trying to see how much you can get away with.
 
2012-10-04 03:14:17 AM

HoratioGates: You can lose weight. It's hard. Sometimes you backslide. I've lost about 30 lbs, but I've got a ways to go. What got me serious this time? It wasn't watching my friends get diabetes, it was watching a friend who had gastric bypass get his life back after losing the weight. All the sudden I decided I'm too young to be feeling like I ran a marathon after one flight of stairs. I'm up to regular 2 1/2 mile walks and managed a hilly 4 miler the other day (although it left me pretty sore the next day). I could lose the battle still, but I'm hoping to keep walking past the desert cart without stopping. It was not someone telling me I was fat though that got me motivated though. I know that I'm fat.

That said, when you are a public figure, you've got to figure someone is going to pick out your every fault, and turning it into a public back and forth only encourages it. I hope she loses weight for the sake of her health and her self image, but I also hope this guy crashes his bicycle and has the seat ride up his butt (as long as it's clearly nobody else's fault. I wouldn't want a personal injury lawyer to get a chance at a lawsuit.)


Good on you. I'm lucky enough that the college I started attending at the end of August is built on a steep hill, with all the available parking about a half mile from the buildings I have class in (4 days a week). I've lost about 4 pounds in five weeks, which is cool. Not what I wish it was, but it's better than how I started. I've been able to do a ~2 mile hike a few times a week, just don't have the discipline to completely cut out snacks and beer. Because damn it... beer is awesome. Also I must be getting old, cuz all the previous joint injuries seem like they act up at the drop of a hat now.

BTW, If the lawyer injures himself on equipment, won't he just sue the manufacturer? Hell, this guy sounds like he'd sue a town for a .0001 variance in the sidewalk that 'caused' him to trip and break his [insert bone here].
 
2012-10-04 03:28:21 AM
your-strength-and-fat-loss-coach.com
 
2012-10-04 04:45:02 AM
Fat people get injured alot, mr personal injury attorney. They also tend to sit on the couch in the early evening to watch the news.

/ just saying.
 
2012-10-04 04:48:43 AM
The fact that it got twisted into bullying is a bit silly. It's unwelcome and may be construed as rude or tactless but unless he sent her 20 emails, it's not bullying.

/he wouldn't like me either but I'm not on tv.
 
2012-10-04 04:59:28 AM
She's obese. She needs to fix that (who wants diabetes or other crap like that?). He probably needs to mind his own damn business.

/ if she loses the weight, hubbs might want have sex with her for once.
 
2012-10-04 05:30:27 AM
You know what, guys? She's right...

puu.sh

...those are Candy Corn Oreos.
 
2012-10-04 05:33:40 AM
What bothered me about that video is that she goes through the whole thing criticizing the man's letter and doesn't say one word about why hasn't lost the weight. And she would make an excellent example if she makes a serious, publicized effort at loosing the weight even if she's not terribly successful in doing so.
 
2012-10-04 05:36:24 AM
I love how in her anti-bullying rant she mentions how she has three daughters and we need to set an example for them on how bullying is wrong. What kind of example is she setting for her kids by being a fatass who will most likely die in her fifties. She also talks about how appreciative she is of all the positive outreach she has received as if only positive feedback is valid. So apparently if one person sends her some constructive criticism in an email he's an asshole who should be criticized on TV but if five hundred people send her positive feedback it's great and should be celebrated. You can't have it both ways, you have got to accept the good with the bad especially if you choose to be a television personality.

The guy did not bully her. He merely stated that he believed being a fat person on TV every morning sets the bad example that being fat is totally acceptable. We all realize that a person smoking or taking pulls off a flask on a news program would be derided. So some destructive lifestyle choices are okay while others aren't? Also by equating choosing to be fat with race and sexual preference she showed her ass and lost any high ground she might have had. Instead of taking responsibility for her own actions she chose to ridicule a private person for what boils down to looking out for her and her family's best interest. If anyone was a bully in this situation it is her.

With very few exceptions being fat is a lifestyle choice whether people with very little impulse control would like to admit it or not. She lives a terribly unhealthy lifestyle of her own creation and no amount of sanctimonious televised woe is me bullshiat can change that. If she had the thick skin she claims to have in her piece she would have owned up to the fact that she is fat because she chooses to be fat and if he has a problem with that well then tough shiat. Instead she choose to lump herself in with a bunch of genuinely bullied people who have no control over what they are bullied for. Because of that all I have to say about her is that she is a self important, attention whoring, denial ridden, over-eating eating bully who would rather publicly shame a private citizen than accept responsibility for her own behavior and show him up by losing the weight. 

/don't care who her brother is
//being fat sets a far worse example for her kids than this guys letter
 
2012-10-04 06:25:00 AM

Dadoody: [your-strength-and-fat-loss-coach.com image 556x720]


If someone overate CONSTANTLY, they couldnt make graphs. and theyd be dead in about 3 hours.
 
2012-10-04 06:29:30 AM
make himself the most hated man in America

Wonder what their source is. I agree with him and I'm sure there are a lot of others that do too.

/except fatties
 
2012-10-04 06:32:31 AM
Oh and this
I'm not ashamed of myself," she said. "Talk to me about the stories I cover, not the way I look."

Translation: My husband hasn't left me so I've given up and I'll just continue to swell until I explode.
 
2012-10-04 06:37:30 AM
Funny. If she was male and twice her size, no one would say a word about her size. It's only because she is female anyone cares. Such hypocrisy. There are so many incredibly butt-ugly and disgusting looking men on TV, I mean so many. In TV shows, on the news, in variety shows, but no one cares, no one says a word.

Only women seem to be held to this standard of artificial beauty. How enlightened of us all.

/sounds fat, is not
//does not care if you are, just commenting on the double standard that exists everywhere...men can be fat, women cannot. Women can cry, men cannot. When will men be allowed to be emotionally human, and when will women be allowed to be physically human? Probably not in my lifetime. (is about 40 years old)
 
2012-10-04 06:53:52 AM

mudpants: I am worshopping right this very minute, hammalula!


ALL HAIL THE LORD OF THE PINT!!
 
2012-10-04 06:54:09 AM

Rain Fall: Funny. If she was male and twice her size, no one would say a word about her size. It's only because she is female anyone cares. Such hypocrisy. There are so many incredibly butt-ugly and disgusting looking men on TV, I mean so many. In TV shows, on the news, in variety shows, but no one cares, no one says a word.

Only women seem to be held to this standard of artificial beauty. How enlightened of us all.

/sounds fat, is not
//does not care if you are, just commenting on the double standard that exists everywhere...men can be fat, women cannot. Women can cry, men cannot. When will men be allowed to be emotionally human, and when will women be allowed to be physically human? Probably not in my lifetime. (is about 40 years old)


Yeah, nobody's ever called Chris Christie or Rush Limbaugh fat. They are. See I just did. There is no double standard, just fatties looking for excuses. You sound like you said what you did.

Being fat is a choice just like abortion. Thank god in America both are options as they should be. If you want to abort a fetus or eat five cheeseburgers tomorrow that is your choice as it should be.

/thank god White Castle is 24 hours
//right
///right
 
2012-10-04 06:58:55 AM

Rain Fall: Funny. If she was male and twice her size, no one would say a word about her size. It's only because she is female anyone cares. Such hypocrisy. There are so many incredibly butt-ugly and disgusting looking men on TV, I mean so many. In TV shows, on the news, in variety shows, but no one cares, no one says a word.

Only women seem to be held to this standard of artificial beauty. How enlightened of us all.


www.minnpost.com
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Uh huh. It's just women. And you don't do it to yourselves at all. Nope. It's always dudes I hear tittering away about how fat or otherwise unacceptable women are. Yep. That's it. That's who buys all the shiatty magazines between the Slim Jims and the Tic Tacs at the super market. DUDES.
 
2012-10-04 07:01:31 AM
Personal injury attorney? Oh he can go right and f*ck himself.

I didn't know she was CPT Nixon's sister.
 
2012-10-04 07:08:54 AM
She's definitely fatter than the average American but instead of playing the victim she needs to own it and be all like "MOMMY NEEDS HER THREE LITERS OF HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP GO GO JUICE!"
 
2012-10-04 07:12:41 AM
Unfortunately for him*, there are more fat people in the United States than personal injury attorneys. There is no way in hell that he can win this one

*but fortunately for everyone else.
 
mhd
2012-10-04 07:12:49 AM
Tell me the news. Don't care if you're doing it while overweight, whether you smoke while doing it, whether you've got a low-cut blouse etc.

As if kids treat news anchors as role models.
 
2012-10-04 07:15:48 AM

ZipSplat: Rain Fall: Funny. If she was male and twice her size, no one would say a word about her size. It's only because she is female anyone cares. Such hypocrisy. There are so many incredibly butt-ugly and disgusting looking men on TV, I mean so many. In TV shows, on the news, in variety shows, but no one cares, no one says a word.

Only women seem to be held to this standard of artificial beauty. How enlightened of us all.

[www.minnpost.com image 640x385]
[cdn02.cdn.justjared.com image 300x300]
[static01.mediaite.com image 320x238]

Uh huh. It's just women. And you don't do it to yourselves at all. Nope. It's always dudes I hear tittering away about how fat or otherwise unacceptable women are. Yep. That's it. That's who buys all the shiatty magazines between the Slim Jims and the Tic Tacs at the super market. DUDES.


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Yeah guys are never judged by their weight. Rain Fall please pick up the unicorn-fart phone. Call for Rain Fall on the unicorn-fart phone.
 
2012-10-04 07:19:39 AM

Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


Because all a woman has to do in life is look good. She does not have to be smart, funny, nice, none of that. Look hot, and she has it made.
 
2012-10-04 07:24:56 AM

Thunderpipes: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Because all a woman has to do in life is look good. She does not have to be smart, funny, nice, none of that. Look hot, and she has it made.


Don't worry about it. All it is is a bunch of PC liberals pretending being fat is the same as being black or being gay. It's all nonsense. Right? Or is choosing to eat pork fat everyday the same as being black? Gay is a choice just like salad or a burger, right liberals?
 
2012-10-04 07:28:45 AM
Good afternoon sodomites,

My name is John Wilkescombe III, and I have a very strong dislike for every single one of you. All of you are starving working-class imbeciles who spend every second of your days by looking at idiotic photographs. You embody everything that is disagreeable in the world of to-day. To be quite frank, are any of you experienced in the art of courtesy toward the fairer gender? I mean to say, that I find that besmirching your fellow man is very much pleasurable for your insecure kind; however, you have succeeded in making it a more vicious art. This ranks among the worst of the vices a man can commit.

Show me everything with which you beasts can violate me. I am perfect, very much so indeed. I served as the captain of my private school cricket team, and my Latin and Greek are impeccable. What pastimes do you have, apart from "loitering in the streets all day, wooing working class wenches"? I am also a very affluent man with many estates, and I have a most attractive and wealthy lady friend (Recently her Father blessed our marriage; it was VERILY of monetary benefit). But in short, all of you are sodomites with nothing else to look forward to than spending the rest of your vile existence in the gutters of L--

/end copy pasta
 
2012-10-04 07:30:20 AM
All I want to say is last night's "South Park" touched on this subject with pinpoint accuracy, even if they didn't incorporate the newscaster/lawyer drama in it.

/Fatty Doo Doo FTW
 
2012-10-04 07:31:21 AM

MoeSzyslak: Thunderpipes: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Because all a woman has to do in life is look good. She does not have to be smart, funny, nice, none of that. Look hot, and she has it made.

Don't worry about it. All it is is a bunch of PC liberals pretending being fat is the same as being black or being gay. It's all nonsense. Right? Or is choosing to eat pork fat everyday the same as being black? Gay is a choice just like salad or a burger, right liberals?


But but but, it's my genes. I just have big bones! It's the government's fault for not banning fatty foods!
 
2012-10-04 07:32:58 AM

voodoohotdog: Good afternoon sodomites,

My name is John Wilkescombe III, and I have a very strong dislike for every single one of you. All of you are starving working-class imbeciles who spend every second of your days by looking at idiotic photographs. You embody everything that is disagreeable in the world of to-day. To be quite frank, are any of you experienced in the art of courtesy toward the fairer gender? I mean to say, that I find that besmirching your fellow man is very much pleasurable for your insecure kind; however, you have succeeded in making it a more vicious art. This ranks among the worst of the vices a man can commit.

Show me everything with which you beasts can violate me. I am perfect, very much so indeed. I served as the captain of my private school cricket team, and my Latin and Greek are impeccable. What pastimes do you have, apart from "loitering in the streets all day, wooing working class wenches"? I am also a very affluent man with many estates, and I have a most attractive and wealthy lady friend (Recently her Father blessed our marriage; it was VERILY of monetary benefit). But in short, all of you are sodomites with nothing else to look forward to than spending the rest of your vile existence in the gutters of L--

/end copy pasta


Stone Cold E.T. says that is some shiatty copy pasta and your post was weak and THAT'S THE BOTTOM LINE. CAUSE STONE COLD E.T. SAID SO!!

Stone Cold E.T.
 
2012-10-04 07:36:36 AM
The internet as outlived its usefulness.
 
2012-10-04 07:40:55 AM
Sending a private email to a public figure abotu the impact of their poor helath decisions with no insults - bullying.

Covering a private email on the airand making allegations of bullying and sexism (where there were none) - not bullying.
 
2012-10-04 07:47:23 AM

Indubitably: bobbette: Well, she is fat.

But he's an asshole.

You diet and control your weight (it's not as hard as you think - seriously), but whatever his size is, he'll still be an asshole.

How much do you actually understand about the human metabolism and the human genome?


On metabolism, I guarantee it's more than you, since I'm a fitness nerd who spends my free time reading peer-reviewed papers about this and other topics.

On the human genome, I'm afraid you're going to have to elaborate on how genomics is all that relevant to this topic. I don't believe they have yet found the "fat gene" you can blame in order to absolve yourself of personal responsibility for cramming a bunch of pizza in your mouth.
 
2012-10-04 08:00:33 AM

mjbok: Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?

I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?


It was a private eail in the context of her most public job. If he had just said "you're fat and a bad role-model for your daughters" you woul dhave a point. But he framed in the context of her job as a public news broadcaster. He put it in the realm of being public.
 
2012-10-04 08:06:33 AM

stonicus: mjbok: Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?

I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?

It was a private eail in the context of her most public job. If he had just said "you're fat and a bad role-model for your daughters" you woul dhave a point. But he framed in the context of her job as a public news broadcaster. He put it in the realm of being public.


I can't tell if you sound confused or fat. You're fat and confused right? If I'm wrong you win a cupcake. Hopefully I'm wrong, right?
 
2012-10-04 08:25:19 AM
Ron Livingston's sister? Nobody farks with the family of an actor from office space..NOBODY! Do I need to remind you what happened to the fax machine?
 
2012-10-04 08:30:02 AM

Sachlpch: Ron Livingston's sister? Nobody farks with the family of an actor from office space..NOBODY! Do I need to remind you what happened to the fax machine?


She's still a fat pig. Brother or not.
 
2012-10-04 08:30:55 AM

MoeSzyslak: stonicus: mjbok: Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?

I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?

It was a private eail in the context of her most public job. If he had just said "you're fat and a bad role-model for your daughters" you woul dhave a point. But he framed in the context of her job as a public news broadcaster. He put it in the realm of being public.

I can't tell if you sound confused or fat. You're fat and confused right? If I'm wrong you win a cupcake. Hopefully I'm wrong, right?


I hate cupcakes.
Not confused or fat.
What are you confused by? He attacked her position as a TV personality. Her TV personality responded.
If you don't want to get called out publicly for being a douche, don't antagonize someone who has a TV show in which to call you out on.
 
2012-10-04 08:33:04 AM
img1.fark.net Someone else's weight is none of your goddamn business.

img1.fark.net That being said, don't expect someone else to pay for the consequences of your life choices.
 
2012-10-04 08:38:41 AM
Facts: She's fat. She's an attention whore. She's delusional. He's a dick. They should get married and make each other miserable for life.
 
2012-10-04 08:48:15 AM

stonicus: MoeSzyslak: stonicus: mjbok: Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?

I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?

It was a private eail in the context of her most public job. If he had just said "you're fat and a bad role-model for your daughters" you woul dhave a point. But he framed in the context of her job as a public news broadcaster. He put it in the realm of being public.

I can't tell if you sound confused or fat. You're fat and confused right? If I'm wrong you win a cupcake. Hopefully I'm wrong, right?

I hate cupcakes.
Not confused or fat.
What are you confused by? He attacked her position as a TV personality. Her TV personality responded.
If you don't want to get called out publicly for being a douche, don't antagonize someone who has a TV show in which to call you out on.


Is being a fat body a good example to set for one's daughters or the public? It was a valid criticism in a private email and she attentioned whored it to the public and played victim like it's not her fault she's fat. Does fat equate black or gay or a kid with zits for that matter? Of course not , attention whore wants a turkey leg and some attention. This whole thing is bullshiat and she knows it. What some assshole wanted her to live longer and be in better shape? MY GOD THE NERVE. Face it she's a fat bully who did her best to ruin some guy's life because she can't accept the fact that she's a shiatty parent because she's fat? FAT MOM IS FAT AND IS A TERRIBLE ROLE MODEL BECAUSE SHE'S FAT. YOU'RE LOVIN' IT.
 
2012-10-04 08:50:06 AM
AFAI am concerned, we need to start calling people out on being fat. South Park, once again, made a pretty good point tonight - the bar is getting set too low. That lady is really fat. Maybe if someone had spoken to her about that in the same way they might talk to her about drinking, smoking, or unprotected sex she wouldn't be that way.

Instead she's going to live miserably and die early because people throughout her life were politically correct when they should've been honest. Now she's an adult - an adult with habits that are hard to break, and a body that is accustomed to having about 70 extra pounds of excess fat as its baseline.
 
2012-10-04 08:51:21 AM

PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!


I say this as a fat monster; you are 100% correct. The girl is fat, and she needs to lose weight. She should have said "This guy is right. I need to get in shape and be a better role model for young women" She has the chance to do it on tv so others can see that it can be done. And unlike biggest loser or those other shows where people drop 10 pounds every week, she can do it over the course of a year and invite her viewers to do it with her. She missed a chance to turn this into a career boosting segment.
 
2012-10-04 08:57:43 AM

Dancin_In_Anson: * FLASH*...Someone else's weight is none of your goddamn business.


Didn't you get the memo?

Now that tobacco's been ground into a mangled butt on the macadam, lard-ass is the new tobacco. For example, see NYC's recent ban on sodas larger than 16 ounces. The costs on society to service and provide medical assistance for the byproducts of the problem is obviously "Second-hand Lard-ass".

Interestingly, this brings to mind another analogy: Guns kill people like forks make people fat. Since this guy is a "bully" for wanting to take away this heifer's fork, doesn't this mean that gun control advocates are bullies too?
 
2012-10-04 09:02:29 AM
Does science support that being fat is a lifestyle choice?
 
2012-10-04 09:02:50 AM

MoeSzyslak: stonicus: MoeSzyslak: stonicus: mjbok: Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?

I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?

It was a private eail in the context of her most public job. If he had just said "you're fat and a bad role-model for your daughters" you woul dhave a point. But he framed in the context of her job as a public news broadcaster. He put it in the realm of being public.

I can't tell if you sound confused or fat. You're fat and confused right? If I'm wrong you win a cupcake. Hopefully I'm wrong, right?

I hate cupcakes.
Not confused or fat.
What are you confused by? He attacked her position as a TV personality. Her TV personality responded.
If you don't want to get called out publicly for being a douche, don't antagonize someone who has a TV show in which to call you out on.

Is being a fat body a good example to set for one's daughters or the public? It was a valid criticism in a private email and she attentioned whored it to the public and played victim like it's not her fault she's fat. Does fat equate black or gay or a kid with zits for that matter? Of course not , attention whore wants a turkey leg and some attention. This whole thing is bullshiat and she knows it. What some assshole wanted her to live longer and be in better shape? MY GOD THE NERVE. Face it she's a fat bully who did her best to ruin some guy's life because she can't accept the fact that she's a shiatty parent because she's fat? FAT MOM IS FAT AND IS A TERRIBLE ROLE MODEL BECAUSE SHE'S FAT. YOU'RE LOVIN' IT.


Yeah, her health and well being was his motivation... =P
I don't disagree that she is overweight. But he attacked her as her role as a TV personality. That TV personality responded. What's the problem with that? If she had went on the air complaining about a letter her neighbor had written her claiming her to be a bad role model for her children, I would be on your side 100%. But if you write to the people on TV, they can respond to you on TV.
 
2012-10-04 09:04:32 AM
That guy sounds like he has a case of the Mondays.
 
2012-10-04 09:05:13 AM
You know what would distract from all her fatness?

More flair.
 
2012-10-04 09:05:46 AM
Her on air rant was one of the most digusting, pathetic things I have ever seen.
But GREAT job hijacking the "bullying" angle and pretending it's the issue.
 
2012-10-04 09:07:39 AM
In the long run, the percentage of people who can lose more than 10-15% of their body weight and keep it off is statistically insignificant. Tons of research has been done on this. They all come to the same conclusion.
 
2012-10-04 09:11:06 AM
Why do we always look for someone to shiat on so we can feel better about ourselves ?

It's not politically correct to harass gays or blacks, so society now slams the overweight.
Someday that will be taboo and then who will they attack ?
 
kab
2012-10-04 09:18:08 AM
He should try minding his own farking business.
 
2012-10-04 09:19:31 AM
"Talk to me about the stories I cover, not the way I look."

The story you're covering is about the way you look.  And YOU chose to do it, you were not forced.
 
2012-10-04 09:26:10 AM

HAMMERTOE: Interestingly, this brings to mind another analogy: Guns kill people like forks make people fat. Since this guy is a "bully" for wanting to take away this heifer's fork, doesn't this mean that gun control advocates are bullies too?


Heh. Don't count on it.
 
2012-10-04 09:29:52 AM

Mr. Cat Poop: PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!

I say this as a fat monster; you are 100% correct. The girl is fat, and she needs to lose weight. She should have said "This guy is right. I need to get in shape and be a better role model for young women" She has the chance to do it on tv so others can see that it can be done. And unlike biggest loser or those other shows where people drop 10 pounds every week, she can do it over the course of a year and invite her viewers to do it with her. She missed a chance to turn this into a career boosting segment.


It's still feasible that she could boost her career by losing the weight "in spite of all the adversity she faced from bullies like this guy". She'll have to ride this pity wagon until it's over, then wait a couple months before she makes any effort, to make sure everybody knows his hurtful truths didn't change anything.
That would be disingenuous, but better than just staying fat and making excuses.
 
2012-10-04 09:33:08 AM

SilentStrider: Hey douchebag. You got your ass handed to you. Put your tail between your legs and crawl back into your cave.


No, he did't. He had a legitimate claim and fatty's (he never called her fat and used sensitive language... but she's a tub of cheese curds) and her response was a whiny veneer of deflection over a hurt realization that he's right. And his reponse is more than appropriate. It's good advicee, he was trying to help, and he's an excellent role model.
 
2012-10-04 09:34:56 AM

meanmutton: In the long run, the percentage of people who can lose more than 10-15% of their body weight and keep it off is statistically insignificant. Tons of research has been done on this. They all come to the same conclusion.


That's why it's critical to have good role models and be very careful about the messages we send to children. Getting that fat and thinning out is much harder work than just not getting fat in the first place.
Just like recovering drug addicts, fat people can be role models by working hard to maintain or achieve the same quality of life that the rest of us take for granted
 
2012-10-04 09:37:14 AM

chopit: He's a dick, she's lazy. Can we please talk about things that matter for once?


He's not even a dick. He was offering good advice, and even offered to help. She's been milking this for ratings and esteem. She even invited him onto the show. SHE DOES THE WEATHER!!! She's the dick. She's trying to be the next Rosie. As evidenced by her weight.
 
2012-10-04 09:39:57 AM

stonicus: MoeSzyslak: stonicus: MoeSzyslak: stonicus: mjbok: Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?

I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?

It was a private eail in the context of her most public job. If he had just said "you're fat and a bad role-model for your daughters" you woul dhave a point. But he framed in the context of her job as a public news broadcaster. He put it in the realm of being public.

I can't tell if you sound confused or fat. You're fat and confused right? If I'm wrong you win a cupcake. Hopefully I'm wrong, right?

I hate cupcakes.
Not confused or fat.
What are you confused by? He attacked her position as a TV personality. Her TV personality responded.
If you don't want to get called out publicly for being a douche, don't antagonize someone who has a TV show in which to call you out on.

Is being a fat body a good example to set for one's daughters or the public? It was a valid criticism in a private email and she attentioned whored it to the public and played victim like it's not her fault she's fat. Does fat equate black or gay or a kid with zits for that matter? Of course not , attention whore wants a turkey leg and some attention. This whole thing is bullshiat and she knows it. What some assshole wanted her to live longer and be in better shape? MY GOD THE NERVE. Face it she's a fat bully who did her best to ruin some guy's life because she can't accept the fact that she's a shiatty parent because she's fat? FAT MOM IS FAT AND IS A TERRIBLE ROLE MODEL BECAUSE SHE'S FAT. YOU'RE LOVIN' IT.

Yeah, her health and well being was his motivation... =P
I don't disagree that she is overweight. But he attacked her as her role as a TV personality. That TV personality responded. What's the problem with that? If she had went on the air complaining about a letter her ne ...


Motivation or not that was the net result of his criticism. Heaven forbid she get healthy as a result of criticism. Holy shiat she didn't eat two entrees!! She might get into shape and we can't have that!!
 
2012-10-04 09:40:37 AM

Mr. Cat Poop: PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!

I say this as a fat monster; you are 100% correct. The girl is fat, and she needs to lose weight. She should have said "This guy is right. I need to get in shape and be a better role model for young women" She has the chance to do it on tv so others can see that it can be done. And unlike biggest loser or those other shows where people drop 10 pounds every week, she can do it over the course of a year and invite her viewers to do it with her. She missed a chance to turn this into a career boosting segment.


+1
 
2012-10-04 09:47:50 AM

Indubitably: meat0918: Most hated man in America?

I think he was right on the money.

And you are short-sighted.

Next?


Oh, so it's OK to bully people with glasses?
 
2012-10-04 09:53:03 AM

LadyHawke: MeanJean: Why, of course he's right. Its not like overweight people (particularly girls) are stigmatized under any pressure to lose weight. And my goodness, there certainly are very few thin role models for girls out there.

/fark you Krause

Fat people should be so ashamed of themselves that they go into hiding. That's basically what I feel the guy was getting at.... she's fat, and therefore does not deserve her job (regardless of how talented or smart she is).


That's not what his PRIVATE e-mail said. At all.

And apparently he's local and watches that news program, and has for years. He's watched her get fat. She mentions she's "struggled with her weight" since a pregnancy. Most likely she continued to eat and remain sedentary as if she was still pregnant.

He WATCHED her do this TO HERSELF. And she blames him for merely pointing out that SHE'S DOING IT WRONG!
 
2012-10-04 09:58:46 AM

Voiceofreason01: How many times does it need to be said: DO NOT FEED THE TROLLS


I agree. She is trolling.
 
2012-10-04 10:06:48 AM

GregoryD: Does science support that being fat is a lifestyle choice?


Does science support that inner city poor blacks murder each other with guns at crazy high rates but poor whites don't? It's a lifestyle choice. Fat people choose to keep eating and inner city blacks choose to keep killing each other. Go ahead and tell me that's not the case with either.  Put the guns and forks down.
 
2012-10-04 10:09:44 AM
I feel i should send an email to this guy and let him know i can teach him hout to work out other parts of his body so as to be in proportion. He's doing way to much arm work and not enough on his chest or shoulders. Also i can point him to a plastic surgeon to fix that noggin of his 'cause DAMN it looks like his neck just threw up. He should really consider more steroids to even things out because I'd hate for the kids to think walking around with a disproportionate body and an ugly melon is okay.
 
2012-10-04 10:09:57 AM
Anybody watch south park last night?
 
2012-10-04 10:11:29 AM

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: ShannonKW: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Yep.

There's a difference between a public and private insult. She's responsible for making this public, not he. If she disapproved of his message, all she had to do was reply with a "fark you", click the delete button, and no one would have heard about it.

What she seems to be trying to accomplish by making this public is to persuade a lot of her sympathizers among the public to form a big pack and bark at him for being mean; or in other words she wants revenge on him and is using other people to get it. This sort of tactic -- surrounding yourself with your friends, who yell at your enemy for you and comfort you for the bad thing he said -- is familiar to anyone who remembers how high school girls behaved, and she should be more ashamed of using it than of being fat.  Worse than a fatty, she's a spineless wuss who can't face down detractors on her own, even via email.

She's also usurping the anti-bullying trend to deflect the critique levied against her. She's hurting the anti-bullying cause by falsely claiming she's being bullied. It's disgusting.


And she's doing it by ullying him, and encouraging other to bully him. She's like some voluminous mass of bully.
 
2012-10-04 10:14:11 AM

mjbok: TrixieDelite: How about this--she delivers the news in a professional manner and has done so for ten years.

If she was really good she wouldn't still be in the LaCrosse market after 10 years. LaCrosse is market 127, which means (even as an anchor) she is making very little money. If you're not moving from market to market (going up) every 3-5 years, you're doing it wrong.

//Of course she might like a market of that size.


I thought she liked things that were bigger sized...
 
2012-10-04 10:15:45 AM

Indubitably: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: ShannonKW: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Yep.

There's a difference between a public and private insult. She's responsible for making this public, not he. If she disapproved of his message, all she had to do was reply with a "fark you", click the delete button, and no one would have heard about it.

What she seems to be trying to accomplish by making this public is to persuade a lot of her sympathizers among the public to form a big pack and bark at him for being mean; or in other words she wants revenge on him and is using other people to get it. This sort of tactic -- surrounding yourself with your friends, who yell at your enemy for you and comfort you for the bad thing he said -- is familiar to anyone who remembers how high school girls behaved, and she should be more ashamed of using it than of being fat.  Worse than a fatty, she's a spineless wuss who can't face down detractors on her own, even via email.

She's also usurping the anti-bullying trend to deflect the critique levied against her. She's hurting the anti-bullying cause by falsely claiming she's being bullied. It's disgusting.

Wrong.

Ugh.

*phhlpphht*

Public proclamations via Facebook are bullying.

Just like saying you would corral my ex-wives and fark them in my presence while I presumedly stood by unable to retaliate on Fark, no?

Shaddup, I'm on you like stink on shiat...


So her HUSBAND bullied her?

Because HE'S the one who posted it on FB.
 
2012-10-04 10:30:58 AM

TanHamster: mudpants: cyclist

This story has been about cyclists ever since the guy posed behind his mountain bike, wearing kneepads and elbow pads. This guy substantiates my long-held belief that dudes with "gym muscles" are the furthest thing from masculine. If you sit at a desk under fluorescent lights all day, no amount of time spent lifting weights under even more fluorescent lights is going to make you manly. Just embrace your effeminacy, and stop embarassing yourself.

/Overweight, but not by much.
//Also a below-knee amputee, but can run further than most people with two good legs, thanks to the Ertl procedure.
///Also a misanthrope.


As a cyclist who volunteers at a bike co-op but doesn't mountain bike or street race I'll have to let you know that you just said some really stupid shiat. I guess I'll explain: MOUNTAIN BIKING IS DANGEROUS, AND SO IS STREET RACING! Hell, he should have a face shield and a mouth guard. It can be worse than hockey.
 
2012-10-04 10:31:33 AM

Barfmaker: It's not about whether he was inaccurate. Yes she's overweight and even obese, that's not the point.


So much this. She still deserves her job. When we get to the point where we start discriminating for employment due to health conditions, that's a very slippery slope.

In many ways this is already happening. Try being over 50 and looking for a job.
 
2012-10-04 10:34:34 AM

TOSViolation: Is the guy a douchebag for what he said to the lady? Maybe.

However, I know he's an asshole from the fact that he's a cyclist.

biatch is definitely fat, though.


In my experience, humans in general are assholes. Cyclists and motorists ten to be assholes at about the same rate. It's the passengers in the car who go fullblown diahrea machines.
 
2012-10-04 10:34:45 AM

MoeSzyslak: GregoryD: Does science support that being fat is a lifestyle choice?

Does science support that inner city poor blacks murder each other with guns at crazy high rates but poor whites don't? It's a lifestyle choice. Fat people choose to keep eating and inner city blacks choose to keep killing each other. Go ahead and tell me that's not the case with either.  Put the guns and forks down.


I'm sorry if the facts get in the way of your prejudices and inflated sense of self-control.
 
2012-10-04 10:38:06 AM

queen biatch of the universe: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.


And God help you if you try to change it either. If your chest is as flat as board = ewwwww body like a 12 year old boy. Get implants = ewwww fake tits are nasty. I'm sure if she lost the weight every farker in here would be claiming she looked better "curvy" and then bemoan the loss of her tits or something.

All thing being said she is an AW, he a jerk but all she is doing is giving him free publicity. That letter should have stayed private. I know it hurts but airing this stuff just gives RL trolls fuel for the fire. I should know, I've had my naturally skinny frame and small chest held against me my whole life and trust me, people say nasty shiat when they are not talking to you face to face. If you don't give them the attention they want in real life, while it won't stop, at least you deny them the drama they want so badly.


I like petite girls and A cups are fine by me. If you literally have no breasts very few people would begrudge you getting implants; the mockery comes when small girls get cantaloupes shoved in front of their rib cage.

////I'm guessing people are pretty snarky toward you and behind your back but it's got nothing to do with your skinny body or breasts. Check your fark handle.
 
2012-10-04 10:40:13 AM

PillsHere: I can't for the life of me figure out why other people care if a stranger is fat. The only situations where I can understand caring is if it's someone you love and you are concerned about their health, or it is your significant other and you are superficial enough to care about them putting on weight. At that point you might have a reason to talk to them about their weight and try and encourage them to lose weight for the sake of their health or your relationship. Okay, I could also see if you're on an airplane and they are flowing over into your seat. Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care.


So, no doctor should ever publish a report about healthy living and ask other to disemenate it?

No teacher should ever proctor a health class?

It's a matter of public health, and a matter of community. You know: helping others even if you don't know them. She's an ungrateful biatch.
 
2012-10-04 10:45:14 AM

SilentStrider: Hey douchebag. You got your ass handed to you. Put your tail between your legs and crawl back into your cave.


So what happens when the 5 o'clock news starts and one of their anchors is hiding out in a cave somewhere?
 
2012-10-04 10:48:41 AM

Indubitably: ktybear: PillsHere: Otherwise, there is really no reason why it should be anyone's business nor do I understand why anyone would care

[i.thestreet.com image 591x369]

So, look at the persons that are corporations, shilling cheap food for the masses, no?

Quit hating with your finger pointed out; you know at rest it points in...


Hey, dipshiat... They wouldn't sell the shiat if fatass morons didn't buy it.
 
2012-10-04 10:51:31 AM
Yay, unintended consequences! When two champions of political correctness get into a fight, it's almost entertaining enough to be worth the damage they inflict to civil liberties.

/well, not really
//but since we can't stop the death of liberty at this point, might as well grab the popcorn and enjoy the ride
 
2012-10-04 10:56:53 AM

Indubitably: mjbok: JeffreyScott: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Agreed.

If anyone was the bully in this scenario, it was her. She used a public forum to publicly shame someone for sending her an email that was partial opinion (bad role model) and partial fact (she is overweight by her own admission). Should he have sent it, probably not. Her reaction to it was much worse than what he originally did and she used her power to publicly shame and embarrass someone. That is much more of a bully move than sending a private email that says I think you would be a better role model if you weren't unhealthily overweight.

You are moronic.


I was unaware that reasonable conclusions were moronic.
 
kab
2012-10-04 10:58:41 AM
Gotta love fat threads. One of the last socially acceptable safe havens for the bigot mindset.
 
2012-10-04 10:58:54 AM

Indubitably: meat0918: Indubitably: meat0918: Most hated man in America?

I think he was right on the money.

And you are short-sighted.

Next?

Short sighted? Nah.

The long view on this is America is getting fatter and will continue getting fatter until we stop shoveling crap food in our mouths and do more physical activity.

66 F*CKING PERCENT of America is overweight. Half of that is overweight and obese.

She lost points when she called what he wrote her bullying. That wasn't bullying.

Perhaps she framed it wrong: advertising frames your eating habits, no? Your body image? How you identify? Biology is a huge factor, but we live in a society framed in consumption; how could we not be fat?

However, when society fails, which is coming, btw, your priorities will change.

You will reorient, as it were.

And you will understand.

Word.

P.S. "society fails" is subjective.


It's amazing how quickly human "biology" has changed over the last 25 years.
 
2012-10-04 10:59:24 AM

Shark Bait Whoo Ha Ha: She had three fundamental points. First, was that it was a form of bullying, plain and simple. His comments also offered nothing in regards to constructive critism of her ability to perform her job as a news anchor. He said she was a bad community role model because she was obese and on TV.

It is clear that his words- especially as a lawyer and member of the Bar- were mean-spirited, sexist, unethical, and unprofessional.

Two, since the month of October has been deemed "Anti-Bullying Month" she (and her co-workers ) were correct to assert that "the incident" and actions of said bully was relative to address in the media and on-air, to not only call out and highlight this as an example of bullying, but to use it as a teachable moment that bullying is a learned behavior and the gateway of destruction and chaos it can cause to the masses: especially women and young children.

Third, as a parent of three young girls, she stated had to show leadership and strength to her children and others in her community by standing up to the bully for herself and on behalf of others being bullied. She pleaded that children learn to bully by example from adults in their lives. Then they go to school and bully others children and adult teachers. It's a cycle of abuse that begins with name-calling and shaming that leads to domestic violence and discrimination and often, hate-crimes, rape, murder, and suicide.

Sure, as human beings , we are taught to just turn the other cheek and deal with it. But that is how bullying is tolerated and festers and explodes in society. Bullies are then not held accountable for their actions. She was holding him accountable for his choice of behavior- his actions and his words; there were consequences.

Her point was that there are ramifications from bullying and that his actions and others just like him are toxic and harmful. It was not about one email or snide comment.

She also took the time to plead with anyone being bullied to not allow yourself be defined by the words and actions of bullies, but to be strong for yourself and defend yourself. She asked to see the hope and actions of the majority of good, supporting, people with dignity and integrity in our society. But cautioned that we are each responsible for our behavior, actions, and words.

I commend her. I thought it was brave and more people who have that kind of public access should stand up for one another in our society.


"She also took the time..."

To instruct impressionable peoplle to brush off valid criticism and continue engaging in self-destructive behaviors.

Subsequent episodes of Intervention and Hoarders should be interesting.
 
2012-10-04 11:04:23 AM
jbtilley Smartest
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2012-10-04 10:45:14 AM


SilentStrider: Hey douchebag. You got your ass handed to you. Put your tail between your legs and crawl back into your cave.

So what happens when the 5 o'clock news starts and one of their anchors is hiding out in a cave somewhere?




She doesn't need to hide. She just needs to take all that self-righteous indignation and apply it to a treadmill
 
2012-10-04 11:08:00 AM

I created this alt just for this thread: TOSViolation: DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?


It is perfectly acceptable. There are simply a disproportionate amount of people in the world who want to live in denial.

Smoking is EVIL, therefore we can bully the Hell out of smokers without feeling bad about it!
Drinking is EVIL, therefore we can bully the Hell out of alcoholics without feeling bad about it!

Being fat is a sign of strength of character that people should be applauded for, based on their courage to be comfortable with who they are, you ASSHOLE!

Smoking is potentially harmful to the people around the smoker. No one got cancer from standing next to the fat guy.
Drinking leads to all sorts of potentially harmful behaviors. You never hear about someone getting beat up because the other person was fat, or someone got killed because they were hit by a driver who was too fat.

Also, not everyone who is fat has a choice in the matter. Yes, I know it's like 1%, but people still have to make the choice to start smoking or drinking, while there are some people who are fat for reasons entirely beyond their control. So giving the fat chick shiat for being a porker might result in everyone hating you for being an insensitive ass-nugget when it turns out she has Hypothyroidism or Cushing's syndrome.

Finally, when you factor in our society's obsession with wanting women to be underweight (trust me, your average Victoria's Secret model or Hollywood starlet is not at a healthy weight), you've got a whole "fark you and your unreasonable expectations for women's bodies" sentiment building these days.

It may not be "fair" but that's why it's socially acceptable to give shiat to smokers and drinkers, but not fat people.


Being a fatty requires eating more than your fair share, diminishing stock and raising costs of food for everyone else.

So being a fatty DOES harm others.

Not to mention skewing healthcare costs.

QED biatch
 
2012-10-04 11:12:55 AM
Both of them are morons, him for writing the letter and her for paying any attention to it
 
2012-10-04 11:14:13 AM

ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.


This. And I hate lawyers.
 
2012-10-04 11:14:29 AM

thelordofcheese: Being a fatty requires eating more than your fair share, diminishing stock and raising costs of food for everyone else.


ytrewq.com
 
2012-10-04 11:14:50 AM

AutumnWind: Huggermugger: serial_crusher: Huggermugger: Why is it that so many men find unattractive women to be a personal affront to them. They just can't ignore such a person, but rather find offense and get peeved about it.

Guys, we weren't born to specifically give you an erection.

Guy tells you to live a healthy lifestyle and perform regular maintenance on your body, and you turn it into a sexual thing. A little presumptuous, are we?

Guys don't tell other guys that they're monsters unless they live a healthy lifestyle and blahblahblah. Women don't tell guys they they're monsters unless blahblahblah. But guys are horrified about fat women. Yes, it is completely a sexual thing.

I read somewhere that when it comes to blind dates men's number one fear tends to be that the woman will be fat. And the girl's tends to be that she'll be murdered or attacked.

Guys just don't get it. They don't have to deal with having their body picked apart the way women do. They don't have to wonder if they should wear something that covers them more even though it's hot because they might be harassed. They don't have to wonder if they should dress down when doing to meet their sweetheart because people assume the girl is dressing up to show off to the planet and needs to have her appearence noted to her. They aren't throwing up their food because of comments like the ones here in this thread which make girls afraid of eating. It's not rare for girls' to get comments no matter how they look or what they do. You're pretty? I need to tell you. You're ugly? You need to know this since you obviously don't know and being attractive is your job. You're upset somebody talked badly about how you look? You must be a biatch since this is most likely an event that almost never happens to you at all and isn't a huge problem for girls. Don't like freaky street harassment? That's crazy because you should be flattered! Just make sure your boobs are big, but natural. And don't wear make up, but have perfect skin. Realize that being seen in public while not being sexually attractive and fit is bad for young girls. Just letting men decide how you look and what you eat and do is probably your best bet.


Yeah, they only have to deal with their personality already judged without ever saying a word, to the point where we're all psychotic murdeering, raping sociopaths.

Hey, maybe being fat is rape protection...
 
2012-10-04 11:17:44 AM
Let me get this straight. He sent a fairly polite private email to someone in the public eye, whose job partially depends on people liking her enough to tune in. Her thin-skinned husband posts the letter publicly, and then she talks about how mean the email was during the news. Talk about weak-willed or flat out deluded.

Methinks he actually hit a nerve with her and she, and hubby, blew it out of proportion, knowing we live in such a sad society many will rush over to stroke her hair and coo "there, there, sweet thing" in her ear.

The lawyer is right, was polite in a private email, and should be admired for doubling down. She's fat and on TV, which is plain gross. And now the world knows she's also thin-skinned and whiney.
 
2012-10-04 11:22:25 AM
Until today, I had not read anything about this issue but have seen numerous posting on Facebook about her response to the viewer email. I assumed that his original email was, at the very least, mean and insensitive.

After catching up on the whole story, I am surprised. His email was not anywhere near as mean as it could have been. I am surprised that she even felt the need to go on air with this. Seems like a little bit of overkill to me. Although it was not his business to point out that she was overweight, she could just have let it alone or answered him in private.

With that said, I did notice that all of the people that posted this on my Facebook timeline are all as fat as her.
 
2012-10-04 11:22:43 AM

Lady Indica: How much mail did Al Roker get about being a fatty? Or any other male reporter.

Yeah.

That attorney is a douchenozzle.


A lot.

Some with Rush Limbaugh and Marlon Brando and Orson Wells and John Goodman...

Need I go on?
 
2012-10-04 11:23:21 AM
$5 says this guy not only own a pair of rollerblades but uses them on a regular basis.
 
2012-10-04 11:27:40 AM

alice_600: DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?

If it is family then yes they have the right to say something if it's a complete stranger then No it's not your place to say it. Also I have to say as someone who is battling being fat herself and it's not easy. I was given bad habits by my family food and exercise wise. It's a difficult habit to undo around family who still have these bad habits. My grandmother started to make me believe i was fat when I began puberty and my thighs started to get bigger. She would talk obsessively about weight loss and bought book after book on losing weight. and made me a teenager wear stretch top jeans and got me old ladies clothing to wear to school. Looking back at my pictures I was fine I wasn't skinny mini but I was fine. She also had Anorexia that wasn't diagnosed until she was admitted to a nursing facility.

It's not easy to lose weight when you come home from school crying because people steal your things, call you names and push you into lockers. When the people who you thought were your friends secretly call names and then one day chase you into a bathroom and spit on you sprain your ankle while they beat on you and when you tell the adults they say "Well shouldn't have done this or that then," then suspended.
You then start self medicating our depression with food. Food doesn't judge you, food doesn't care who I am it's the greatest thing in the world. Neither does t.v. T.v. doesn't have coaches yell at me when I can't run fast enough (I never was good at sports or anything physical as a child even before I was over weight) or can't throw a ball or kick strait. I'm not athletic by a long shot and why should I be? Fat people are too stupid and lazy and that's what I am to everyone else a black sheep everyone looks down at. Who's boyfriend dated me as a joke who lied and raped me. Who got away with it because"You're too fat to be raped."


You sound emotionally weak.

And fat.

Guess who was bullied? Me. Guess who just told them to go fark themselves? Me. Sometimes I would fight back, others I would take the hits, then just stand right back up. fark em.

You are your own worst enemy. You not only let it happen, you gave in to doing it to yourself. Get some self esteem, please.
 
kab
2012-10-04 11:28:53 AM

WhiskeySticks: $5 says this guy not only own a pair of rollerblades but uses them on a regular basis.


Based on those uber-cool knee and elbow pads he's sportin, I'd say it's a given.
 
2012-10-04 11:31:53 AM

HotWingAgenda: alice_600: old native American prayer: Oh Great Sprit never let me judge a man till I have walked a mile in his moccasins .

You do realize the concept of a mile is not Native American, right?


Wise Savage fallacy.
 
2012-10-04 11:35:45 AM

Wild Eyed and Wicked: After catching up on the whole story, I am surprised. His email was not anywhere near as mean as it could have been. I am surprised that she even felt the need to go on air with this. Seems like a little bit of overkill to me. Although it was not his business to point out that she was overweight, she could just have let it alone or answered him in private.


Her point is using this an example of not letting others opinion determine your self worth. She knows she's big. She admits it. But this guy also expressed his concern that she's not a good role model for females. This obviously strikes a nerve with Jennifer, being a mother of three. Educated, well spoken, a leader in the community, puts in countless hours in an effort to better those living here via charitable organizations - why look up to someone like that?

In her early facebook postings to others in the community before this blew up - I live in the area - she didn't want to turn this into an event where everyone shiats on this man as she tried to keep his identity hidden. But word got out and now major media outlets are outing him as a result.

This is another example of don't believe everything that can be fit into a one sentence headline or shortened into an article which doesn't state all the facts.
 
2012-10-04 11:40:13 AM

chopit: He's a dick, she's lazy. Can we please talk about things that matter for once?


You don't understand your role in the bread and circuses equation.

On the other hand, this was the best comment:

"This whole thing appears to concern two people who nobody cares about arguing over something that nobody cares about. Why are they still getting press (I mean besides the anchor, since she can give herself press)? "
 
2012-10-04 11:50:34 AM
Established: guy seems douchey but stands behind what he wrote, which was worded well
Established: woman is a thin-skinned whiner. And fat
Established: people have no farking idea what bullying is anymore
 
2012-10-04 11:51:00 AM

Mr. Cat Poop: PallMall: God on him.. why the fark are you buttholes defending the lardo? If she's a fat monster, then she needs to eat less and exercise. Nothing wrong with pointing that out!

I say this as a fat monster; you are 100% correct. The girl is fat, and she needs to lose weight. She should have said "This guy is right. I need to get in shape and be a better role model for young women" She has the chance to do it on tv so others can see that it can be done. And unlike biggest loser or those other shows where people drop 10 pounds every week, she can do it over the course of a year and invite her viewers to do it with her. She missed a chance to turn this into a career boosting segment.


All for butthurt and 15 minutes of internet fame that have turned her into the villian. Which she is.
 
2012-10-04 11:52:35 AM

meanmutton: In the long run, the percentage of people who can lose more than 10-15% of their body weight and keep it off is statistically insignificant. Tons of research has been done on this. They all come to the same conclusion.


That's because they fall back into old habits and vices. It's hard to change a personality.
 
2012-10-04 11:54:13 AM

WhiskeySticks: Wild Eyed and Wicked: After catching up on the whole story, I am surprised. His email was not anywhere near as mean as it could have been. I am surprised that she even felt the need to go on air with this. Seems like a little bit of overkill to me. Although it was not his business to point out that she was overweight, she could just have let it alone or answered him in private.

Her point is using this an example of not letting others opinion determine your self worth. She knows she's big. She admits it. But this guy also expressed his concern that she's not a good role model for females. This obviously strikes a nerve with Jennifer, being a mother of three. Educated, well spoken, a leader in the community, puts in countless hours in an effort to better those living here via charitable organizations - why look up to someone like that?

In her early facebook postings to others in the community before this blew up - I live in the area - she didn't want to turn this into an event where everyone shiats on this man as she tried to keep his identity hidden. But word got out and now major media outlets are outing him as a result.

This is another example of don't believe everything that can be fit into a one sentence headline or shortened into an article which doesn't state all the facts.


Thanks for helping me catch up on this - your explanation of how this all played out makes more sense to me now. Up until this morning, all I knew is that someone called this woman fat and she took to the airwaves to biatch him out.
 
2012-10-04 11:54:44 AM
It was awfully presumptuous of him. Would he have pointed it out to her in person, rather than over the Internet?

I almost wish she had some kind of medical condition (e.g. actually pregnant or needed steroids) that caused her to be fat. Why should he judge her?
 
2012-10-04 11:56:25 AM
He's a douchebag, but she is a fat farking whale who needs to weight. Now though she's using her bully pulpit in the media to go after him over a private email, so I'm siding with the attorney here. They're both miserable excuses for humans, but if they fight to the death I hope the attorney wins.

/I'm pretty sure he would, unless he was slathered in BBQ beforehand and it put her in a feeding frenzy
 
2012-10-04 11:56:31 AM

stonicus: MoeSzyslak: stonicus: MoeSzyslak: stonicus: mjbok: Indubitably: Why do you defend demeaning another human being?

I'm not. I said (several times) that what he did wasn't nice, wasn't necessary, etc. Why do you defend publicly shaming someone from a position of power from what was a private email giving an opinion?

It was a private eail in the context of her most public job. If he had just said "you're fat and a bad role-model for your daughters" you woul dhave a point. But he framed in the context of her job as a public news broadcaster. He put it in the realm of being public.

I can't tell if you sound confused or fat. You're fat and confused right? If I'm wrong you win a cupcake. Hopefully I'm wrong, right?

I hate cupcakes.
Not confused or fat.
What are you confused by? He attacked her position as a TV personality. Her TV personality responded.
If you don't want to get called out publicly for being a douche, don't antagonize someone who has a TV show in which to call you out on.

Is being a fat body a good example to set for one's daughters or the public? It was a valid criticism in a private email and she attentioned whored it to the public and played victim like it's not her fault she's fat. Does fat equate black or gay or a kid with zits for that matter? Of course not , attention whore wants a turkey leg and some attention. This whole thing is bullshiat and she knows it. What some assshole wanted her to live longer and be in better shape? MY GOD THE NERVE. Face it she's a fat bully who did her best to ruin some guy's life because she can't accept the fact that she's a shiatty parent because she's fat? FAT MOM IS FAT AND IS A TERRIBLE ROLE MODEL BECAUSE SHE'S FAT. YOU'RE LOVIN' IT.

Yeah, her health and well being was his motivation... =P
I don't disagree that she is overweight. But he attacked her as her role as a TV personality. That TV personality responded. What's the problem with that? If she had went on the air complaining about a letter her neighbor had written her claiming her to be a bad role model for her children, I would be on your side 100%. But if you write to the people on TV, they can respond to you on TV.


He didn't do it on the TV. I get what you're attempting to say, but you are confused. He did it privately. Her husband took it to a public forum, and they ran with it for ratings.

And his motivation was for the health of EVERYONE. He PRIVATELY asked her to influence EVERYONE TO LIVE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES.

The monster.
 
2012-10-04 11:59:26 AM

WhiskeySticks: In her early facebook postings to others in the community before this blew up - I live in the area - she didn't want to turn this into an event where everyone shiats on this man as she tried to keep his identity hidden.


Then, she shouldn't have mis-labeled him as a "bully". He exhibited not a single "bullying" behavior. He didn't call her any names. He didn't chastise her publicly. He tried to keep his criticism and the exchange private. It was she and her husband who had to turn this into a stampede, in an attempt to garner public support from the herd. Are you a bully if you tell somebody, (in private,) "You should probably brush your teeth. Your breath smells like rancid ass." are you a bully if you tell somebody, "Go smoke outside. There are children in here."? No, in fact, she is the bully, using her bully pulpit to shout this guy down. If she's active in the community, good for her. Of course she's "more than just a number." But the fact remains: he's totally correct in telling her that she's setting a bad example for children. Substance abuse is unhealthy, whether it be alcohol, tobacco, drugs, or carbohydrates. Just because her drug of choice is legal, doesn't make it (or her,) any better.
 
2012-10-04 12:01:24 PM

HiFiGuy: I almost wish she had some kind of medical condition (e.g. actually pregnant or needed steroids) that caused her to be fat


When you take steroids, you need to cut down on your caloric intake. Is a hippie any better just because he got a doctor to write him a prescription for marijuana?
 
2012-10-04 12:03:11 PM

PallMall: thelordofcheese: Being a fatty requires eating more than your fair share, diminishing stock and raising costs of food for everyone else.


Redistribution? Ew, gross. We aren't birds.
 
2012-10-04 12:03:41 PM
When pictures of her family leak out and it shows she is killing her daughters by over feeding and under exercising them, will the fatty-defenders still support her child abuse?


// setting a bad example is only wrong for smokers and drinkers, amiright?
 
2012-10-04 12:07:09 PM

kab: WhiskeySticks: $5 says this guy not only own a pair of rollerblades but uses them on a regular basis.

Based on those uber-cool knee and elbow pads he's sportin, I'd say it's a given.


You sound stupid.

Or don't realize how dangerous off-trail riding can be.
 
2012-10-04 12:09:04 PM

thelordofcheese: PallMall: thelordofcheese: Being a fatty requires eating more than your fair share, diminishing stock and raising costs of food for everyone else.

Redistribution? Ew, gross. We aren't birds.


It's time we introduce a Bill to take foodstamps from fatties and give to skinnies. I shall dub it: Jack Sprat's Law.
 
2012-10-04 12:17:07 PM

Marisyana: Established: guy seems douchey but stands behind what he wrote, which was worded well
Established: woman is a thin-skinned whiner. And fat
Established: people have no farking idea what bullying is anymore


"Arbeit macht fries with that?"
 
kab
2012-10-04 12:17:11 PM

thelordofcheese: You sound stupid.

Or don't realize how dangerous off-trail riding can be.


Let us know when you can form a rebuttal without leaning on a tired meme. And if you yourself had a clue, you'd realize that that protective gear isn't going to do much of anything for him.
 
2012-10-04 12:19:38 PM

HAMMERTOE: No, in fact, she is the bully, using her bully pulpit to shout this guy down.


She did offer him a chance to explain his opinion face to face. He declined. Probably too busy pumping out curls while on the treadmill.
 
2012-10-04 12:35:29 PM

WhiskeySticks: She did offer him a chance to explain his opinion face to face. He declined


His letter said it all. No further explanation was necessary. If I send a letter to a media personality, telling them, "You shouldn't smoke. It's unhealthy, and you're setting a bad example," do I need to explain further, "face to face"? Of course not. That was just a passive-aggressive attempt to intimidate him. More bully behavior on her part. As for whether he was pumping curls, or on a treadmill, or on roller blades, if the posted picture above is any indication, he's a lot more active and in better shape than she is, regardless of anybody's attempts to demean him for it.
 
2012-10-04 12:35:42 PM

GregoryD: MoeSzyslak: GregoryD: Does science support that being fat is a lifestyle choice?

Does science support that inner city poor blacks murder each other with guns at crazy high rates but poor whites don't? It's a lifestyle choice. Fat people choose to keep eating and inner city blacks choose to keep killing each other. Go ahead and tell me that's not the case with either.  Put the guns and forks down.

I'm sorry if the facts get in the way of your prejudices and inflated sense of self-control.


#WhatIfChicago (ask Rahm) not what if Kentucky. Call the truth prejudiced. It doesn't change reality. It doesn't happen in poor white areas and you know that. OMG the truth is racist!!! If FARK wasn't so white I'd shoot!!!!  Instead I think I'll do a puzzle.
 
2012-10-04 12:51:09 PM
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2012-10-04 12:19:38 PM


HAMMERTOE: No, in fact, she is the bully, using her bully pulpit to shout this guy down.

She did offer him a chance to explain his opinion face to face. He declined. Probably too busy pumping out curls while on the treadmill.




Yeah! Anyone who works out is a dick!
 
2012-10-04 12:56:24 PM

Brostorm: Barfmaker: It's not about whether he was inaccurate. Yes she's overweight and even obese, that's not the point.

Yes she is also an infantile attention whore who could have handled it like an adult but decided the proper thing to do was cry about someone being a bully when they clearly were not. Its like Im really on Jezebel


Yes, it is.
 
2012-10-04 01:01:51 PM

I created this alt just for this thread: Hypothyroidism or Cushing's syndrome.



My wife was treated for Cushing's TWICE.........that's not FAT it's ROUND. Seriously they don't get the rolls of fat they look almost exactly like a 5 year old would draw a fat person, just round like a snowman. It's kinda weird to look at pictures of her from that time.

While it did stunt her growth (she's 5'1" on a good day and the next shortest in her family is 5'9") she's not fat now.

And there are studies that show that alcoholism and other addictive behaviors may be caused by genetic predisposition. So just telling a drunk to clean himself up is just as insensitive.

Don't feel like going back to find out who but someone mentioned depression and just telling someone to stop......that's exactly what got me out of depression. And actually would probably help many more people. I didn't realize I had depression, just thought things were going shiatty, and that I would probably never get anywhere in life. Then I had a co-worker pull me aside and tell me that I needed to stop being down all the time. Which got me thinking, went to the doctor, got some help and now I feel much better.

So for someone to say "don't you think they know?!?!?!" they might not, or they may not fully understand.
 
2012-10-04 01:03:36 PM

HAMMERTOE: WhiskeySticks: She did offer him a chance to explain his opinion face to face. He declined

His letter said it all. No further explanation was necessary. If I send a letter to a media personality, telling them, "You shouldn't smoke. It's unhealthy, and you're setting a bad example," do I need to explain further, "face to face"?


You need to at least explain why your opinion means anything and is worthy of consideration.

I've been reading your posts all thread, and your grammar is terrible. You're setting a bad example for everyone on the internet. No more discussion is needed on that matter.
 
2012-10-04 01:09:09 PM

stonicus: I've been reading your posts all thread, and your grammar is terrible. You're setting a bad example for everyone on the internet. No more discussion is needed on that matter.


Puh-leaze. My grammar and diction is beyond reproach.

Bully.
 
2012-10-04 01:11:22 PM

Voiceofreason01: How many times does it need to be said: DO NOT FEED THE TROLLS


'cuz they'll get fat, of course.
 
2012-10-04 01:15:42 PM

Marisyana: Established: guy seems douchey but stands behind what he wrote, which was worded well
Established: woman is a thin-skinned whiner. And fat
Established: people have no farking idea what bullying is anymore


*Slow Clap*
 
2012-10-04 01:19:01 PM
So, I feel compelled to tell my story here, after seeing the usual "fat people are just lazy" postings.

For reference, here is a chart of my weight loss over the past 2 years:

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I am what is commonly known as a "land whale", or "fatty boombalatty", "porker", "fatass", etc. You get the picture. 2 years ago I weighed 470 pounds. Today I weigh 374. I work a desk job with very demanding hours, the only job I am able to find. When I left college I bought a car and most of my physical exercise (on a bicycle) disappeared from my life. I gained a LOT of weight. I do not eat an exorbitant amount of food however. I went to "fat counseling" groups. There are some people there who go eat fast food 4 times a day, and whenever they go they eat 2-3 burgers in one sitting. I am not and have never been one of those people. I order small portions whenever I go out to eat, I only eat 3 meals a day, and yet I still nearly hit 500 pounds.

I've been called many many things over the years. It began with my parents. My brother is as skinny as a toothpick; so whenever food went missing from the house naturally I got blamed since I was heavier. This pissed me off because it was my brother eating the food all along, and yet everyone always felt it was ok to pile on me because I was the fat one. I was highly amused when I moved out at 18 and the food kept disappearing. Still never got an apology though.

The constant insults through life did a huge number on my self esteem. I locked myself up in seclusion for most of my 20's and ignored the outside world. I gained a ridiculous amount of weight because I ceased caring about myself since the rest of the world seemed to have written me off long ago anyway. Then one day I had to be hospitalized for high blood pressure. That was a real wakeup call. I started exercising 30 minutes a day 5 times a week, and eating healthy (1800 calories a day). Nothing changed. My weight flatlined for a month. Dropped the food down another notch (1500 a day, basically starvation level sustenance) and increased the exercise to 150 minutes a day 6 times a week (15 hours a week), and finally I started losing weight at a rate of 3 pounds a week (phase 1).

I was exercising indoors, but unfortunately there's only so much I can take before I went mad. After losing about 70 pounds I felt a lot better about myself; a lot more self confident. I slowed down on the exercise so I could begin having a social life of some sort; I stuck to 2 hours a day 5 times a week (10 hours a week), and my weight loss took a big hit (phase 2). I was still losing, but less than a pound a week now, and the rate was beginning to slow significantly as I lost weight, because the less I weighed, the less I burned exercising.

Well, then something bad happened in my family. I had to take care of some people and the exercise slowed down to a crawl. The one and only reason I was able to maintain 10-15 hours of exercise a week previously was because I had no family responsibilities and I was lucky not to get sick or seriously ill. But now that I had to take care of other people I could only do about 5 hours of exercise a week. 5 hours + 1500 calories a day = weight gain of nearly 2 pounds a week for me. This depressed me beyond all hope and I even stopped weighing myself regularly. This was phase 3.

Finally, after I started feeling like crap again and my family responsibilities were no longer needed, I was able to begin focusing on myself again. Pissed off that I lost 8 months worth of progress, I stopped all socializing and went die hard back to 15 hours (and sometimes up to 20!) of biking a week. Unfortunately after a month I began to lose my sanity again. Sure I reversed the weight gain (phase 4), but with 15-20 hours a week of biking there was literally no time to socialize again and found myself ostracized once more. Finally, I decided I would look for a bike club, which would turn out to be my savior. I joined the club and now socialize and exercise at the same time. I'm losing a steady 1.3 pounds a week again, but as my weight recedes I expect this rate will once again lower as well. Keep in mind this is on a barely sustenance 1500 calorie diet too.

This is literally the only thing that is ever going to work for me. There is no way in hell I am ever going to be able to handle my weight and a family at the same time. As soon as I have children and all sorts of other responsibilities, the exercise is going to fly right out the window because there simply will not be enough time. I never spend time with my old friends anymore because they don't exercise.

So when people go around saying that I'm fat just because I'm lazy, I love to point to the graph where I was exercising 5 hours a week and eating far less than the average person and STILL gained 2 pounds a week. Most people think weight loss is as simple as calories in, calories out, but that's just not true. Some of our bodies love converting calories into fat. It's something I have to live with, and I really wish people would have been more accepting of this fact when I was younger, and encouraged me to actually care about myself. But it was far easier to destroy my self confidence and make me feel worthless. Even today I'll have people in cars scream at me "get off the road fatass, you're not fooling anyone!" when I'm biking (it's almost always pickup truck drivers for some reason). I'm glad that I have enough confidence to flip them off and keep on cycling; but I can see weaker-willed people giving up and falling back to a sedentary lifestyle after so many insults.

Anyway, that's my story. Some of us need to exercise 15-20 hours a week to lose weight, and if you can't understand what kind of a personal sacrifice to life that will make, then there's simply no point in arguing. I'd love to see if there's any activity besides sleeping and working that any of the namecallers here are able to maintain in their life for 15-20 hours without going insane. We're not all lazy, and I would appreciate it if you would stop judging all of us without getting to know a damn thing about us.
 
2012-10-04 01:22:01 PM

MithrandirBooga: "land whale", "fatty boombalatty", "porker", "fatass", etc. You get the picture. Today I weigh 374. I work a desk job


Poor desk.

Oh, and Cool Story, Bro!
 
2012-10-04 01:24:59 PM
Amusingly, assholes never like being called assholes. Apparently, it hurts their feelings when you do that.

Asshole: "You're fat."

Everybody with functioning eyesight: "Thanks, Sherlock. You're a farking genius. I never would have realized how hefty that news reader is until you pointed it out using your superior powers of observation."
 
2012-10-04 01:27:21 PM
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2012-10-04 01:24:59 PM


Amusingly, assholes never like being called assholes. Apparently, it hurts their feelings when you do that.

Asshole: "You're fat."

Everybody with functioning eyesight: "Thanks, Sherlock. You're a farking genius. I never would have realized how hefty that news reader is until you pointed it out using your superior powers of observation."




Please stop bullying other people.
 
2012-10-04 01:37:18 PM
It's pretty pathetic that he cares so much about how someone he doesn't even know looks, obviously Krause has an overly inflated ego and too much time on his hands. He's not a handsome guy himself, perhaps he should go out and have some plastic surgery on his face to be more good looking, as we have to look at pictures of him and he's not a good role model for my dog to see in public.
 
2012-10-04 01:41:40 PM

MithrandirBooga: ...
The constant insults through life did a huge number on my self esteem. I locked myself up in seclusion for most of my 20's and ignored the outside world. I gained a ridiculous amount of weight because I ceased caring about myself since the rest of the world seemed to have written me off long ago anyway. Then one day I had to be hospitalized for high blood pressure. That was a real wakeup call. I started exercising 30 minutes a day 5 times a week, and eating healthy (1800 calories a day). Nothing changed. My weight flatlined for a month. Dropped the ...


Get counseling and try Atkins.

Exercising like that sounds like addictive/compulsive behavior (like overeating). Quality of diet and exercise is a lot more important than the quantity.
 
2012-10-04 01:54:14 PM

thelordofcheese: Being a fatty requires eating more than your fair share, diminishing stock and raising costs of food for everyone else.


That argument might work if the US didn't throw away nearly half the food it produces. Nobody in this country is going hungry or paying more for food because the Fatty McFattersons are eating too much.
 
2012-10-04 01:57:01 PM
MithrandirBooga , good to hear your story. I'm curious what you are doing for exercise. 15-20 hours of exercise a week seems insane to me unless you are a competitive athlete. Even then, I put in half that much as a competitive runner.

Are you lifting weights? Do you ever run? Do you use a heart rate monitor or anything to monitor your effort? You are clearly willing to work hard, but I wonder if you are working smart. Tell us what you do, some of us could throw out suggestions and you can take them or leave.
 
2012-10-04 02:01:04 PM

IRQ12: Get counseling and try Atkins a diet that isn't designed to send your body into ketosis, which overworks your kidneys and diminishes muscle mass.


FTFY

/Atkins is a terrible thing to your body.
 
2012-10-04 02:13:15 PM

MithrandirBooga: So, I feel compelled to tell my story here, after seeing the usual "fat people are just lazy" postings.


Interesting story. And I wouldn't go so far as to say that you're fat because you're lazy. Many factors go into our bodily bank accounts. If you've done the research, then I'm sure you're aware that weight will actually increase the first few weeks of regular exercise, as you replace fat tissue with muscle tissue, which is far more dense. The good news: the more muscle tissue you replace fat with, the more energy you burn at rest. The bad news: the more muscle tissue you build, the harder you have to work out to see more results. While this shouldn't be a problem, per se, it does depend on the underlying strength of your joints. I've been a very slender individual most of my life, around 160, no mater what I did. Then I quit smoking, and got a truck-driving job. My weight got all the way to 210 before I decided to do something about this gut I've been building up. Stupid, stubborn gut! I've been over a year at it, running, biking, lifting. I have doubled my initial capacity in all areas, but still the gut. The fact that I also work a desk job doesn't help. But, I know what I've got to do. Doing it is the hard part. (I love sodas, donuts, pizza, etc.) Still, genetics is only a blueprint. What we build with that blueprint is up to us. Sometimes the demolition seems so hard, and takes so long, we get discouraged. But giving up once you've seen results makes it even harder the next time.
 
2012-10-04 02:46:21 PM

Teufelaffe: IRQ12: Get counseling and try Atkins a diet that isn't designed to send your body into ketosis, which overworks your kidneys and diminishes muscle mass.

FTFY

/Atkins is a terrible thing to your body.


http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/177185.php

Is Atkins the best solution? No, probably not. Is it a godsend to a lot of people who have a hard time losing weight with traditional calorie/exercise diets? Absolutely. You are aware of the term "mobidly obese" aren't you? That kicks in around 100lbs overweight or 50%, we are discussing ~200lbs and 100%.

/Being obese is a terrible thing to do to your body.

It takes a special kind of logic to dissuade someone from using a very effective but contentious diet who is probably a full 200lbs overweight. It's all a risk/reward equation, even working out.
 
2012-10-04 02:47:53 PM

Indubitably: mjbok: Indubitably: You are moronic.

Maybe so, but what part of my post you quoted is incorrect. By definition bullying is "Use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone)". He had no strength or power over her, and was not trying to intimidate her. Using her position as someone with a (televised) voice, she used her position to intimidate or belittle what started out as a solitary private email.

It's not so much a defense of him as it is pointing out what she did was more wrong than what he did and closer to the definition of bullying than what he did.

Why do you defend demeaning another human being?


Probably for the same reason you made your post.
 
2012-10-04 02:49:13 PM
thelordofcheese:


As a cyclist who volunteers at a bike co-op



EL OH EL.

"cyclist who volunteers at a bike co-op" = forever alone

Based on the slew of other posts from you, you sound like you have a chip on your shoulder. Did you used to be fat? Now you're one of those militant ex-fatties who goes around telling everyone they can be skinny and miserable, just like you?
 
2012-10-04 03:02:56 PM

IRQ12: Teufelaffe: IRQ12: Get counseling and try Atkins a diet that isn't designed to send your body into ketosis, which overworks your kidneys and diminishes muscle mass.

FTFY

/Atkins is a terrible thing to your body.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/177185.php

Is Atkins the best solution? No, probably not. Is it a godsend to a lot of people who have a hard time losing weight with traditional calorie/exercise diets? Absolutely. You are aware of the term "mobidly obese" aren't you? That kicks in around 100lbs overweight or 50%, we are discussing ~200lbs and 100%.

/Being obese is a terrible thing to do to your body.

It takes a special kind of logic to dissuade someone from using a very effective but contentious diet who is probably a full 200lbs overweight. It's all a risk/reward equation, even working out.


Sorry, but Atkins can do more harm than being obese does *especially* if you loose a lot of weight with it. Massive amounts of weight loss on Atkins can cause kidney failure, and pretty much any amount of weight loss on Atkins will result in loss of muscle mass because your body starts burning muscle tissue *before* it finally starts working on the fat when you're in ketosis. Unless someone is in a situation where they have to lose weight within a relatively short period of time or die, there are way, way, WAY better diets out there than Atkins.

No, I am not a dietitian, but I was raised by someone with a PhD in biology and is a certified Nutritionist so I got to hear a lot about Atkins when it became a fad. For most people and situations, doing Atkins is worse than staying fat.
 
2012-10-04 03:04:41 PM

IRQ12: It takes a special kind of logic to dissuade someone from using a very effective but contentious diet who is probably a full 200lbs overweight. It's all a risk/reward equation, even working out.


Effective? Have you done research into the long-term success rate of people who lose weight by Atkins, or any other diet for that matter? Even a cursory review of the medical literature demonstrates that after 5 years over 90% of all dieters regain the weight lost, most gain back more.

When you factor in the real success rate, not just the short term one, the risk / reward equation doesn't look as favourable as you think.
 
2012-10-04 03:06:45 PM
And just to add a note, any sort of significant weight loss on Atkins does permanent damage to your kidneys. It's not just a simple, "Oh, my kidneys work extra hard for a little while and then they'll be fine."
 
kab
2012-10-04 03:08:05 PM

TanHamster: Did you used to be fat? Now you're one of those militant ex-fatties who goes around telling everyone they can be skinny and miserable, just like you?


My guess is that he was beaten weekly in grade school by an overweight bully for lunch money, and he's still not over it.
 
2012-10-04 03:17:53 PM
Why is it necessary to shame and belittle fat people? They know they're fat. Most of them would rather be otherwise. Being a dick about it accomplishes nothing. Maybe you'll drive someone even deeper into the self-loathing depression that got them fat in the first place. Maybe you'll even get to make someone with unavoidable medical weight gain feel like shiat! What a deal!

Everyone should strive to be healthy and take good care of their bodies. Encouraging goes way, way further than cruelty in accomplishing that goal.

Be kind to fat folks as you would be kind to anyone. We all have vices and destructive flaws. Some of us are just lucky enough not to have them displayed on the outside.
 
2012-10-04 03:26:20 PM

BEER STEAK: MithrandirBooga , good to hear your story. I'm curious what you are doing for exercise. 15-20 hours of exercise a week seems insane to me unless you are a competitive athlete. Even then, I put in half that much as a competitive runner.

Are you lifting weights? Do you ever run? Do you use a heart rate monitor or anything to monitor your effort? You are clearly willing to work hard, but I wonder if you are working smart. Tell us what you do, some of us could throw out suggestions and you can take them or leave.


Exercises:
Lifting weights: occasionally. It gets very boring so I don't do it as often as I could.
Running: Hell no. Not at this weight. Just walking more than 3 miles will cause my knees to ache like mad for the next day. 6 miles and I'm out for multiple days. Believe me, I tried.
Cycling: March to December, every day I'm able, up to 8 days in a row before I conk out and require a rest day. Typically 20-40 miles each weekday and 40-100 miles on weekend days (100 is rare, perhaps once every 2 months). Speed ranges from 17mph average on flat short courses (1000ft climbing)
Spinning: For when it rains. Typically an hour at 200-220 watts average. Trying to work my way up to 300 watts.
Cross Country Skiing: December-February.
Snowshoeing: December-February. Just bought these last year, however it didn't snow so I only got to use them twice.

Heart rate monitor: Always. It's difficult to tell how hard I am working compared to other people however, since I am on beta blockers and they lower my heart rate dramatically. In the morning I'll typically be unable to get my HR over 120, in the evening I can usually reach 140, and I've reached 150 once when I was really tearing my body apart trying to keep up with some cyclists who were a lot better than I was.

I limit myself to interval training once a week, since that supposedly stresses you heart the most. For these I will fall off the back of the paceline for a minute and then spend the next 2 minutes trying to catch up. All other rides are typical pacelines where you simply put in enough effort to maintain the speed that the group agreed on prior to the ride, and don't go any faster.
 
2012-10-04 03:28:07 PM

Void_Beavis: So much this. She still deserves her job. When we get to the point where we start discriminating for employment due to health conditions, that's a very slippery slope.

In many ways this is already happening. Try being over 50 and looking for a job.


There are many employers who will not hire smokers and have required smokers to quit as a term of employment. There are (possibly) justifiable reasons why, higher insurance rates being one of the big ones. The thing is smokers already pay higher premiums. You know what else causes insurance to be higher? Morbid obesity. However, with few exceptions (like ones that you can't do your job if you're obese) you couldn't refuse to hire someone because they are overweight, or fire them because they become overweight. There is a small percentage of people who are overweight due to circumstances out of their control. Most of them are overweight because they have poor impulse control and willpower, just like...smokers.

The obese is next on the list. It is coming, it's just a matter of time.
 
2012-10-04 03:28:29 PM

MithrandirBooga: Speed ranges from 17mph average on flat short courses (1000ft climbing)



Fark ate my less-than and greater-than signs. Should read:


Speed ranges from 17mph average on flat short courses (less than 500 feet of climbing) to 13mph average on long or hilly courses (more than 1000 feet of climbing).
 
2012-10-04 03:32:09 PM
A lot of angry fatties here today.

/I thought you people were supposed to be jolly.
 
2012-10-04 03:33:58 PM

mjbok: There is a small percentage of people who are overweight due to circumstances out of their control.


That right there is why being overweight will likely remain a protected status. As long as it is possible that a person is overweight through no fault of their own, lawmakers and corporations are going to err on the side of not getting sued. On the other hand, no one is a smoker due to circumstances beyond their control, so they'll remain fair game.
 
kab
2012-10-04 03:43:08 PM

Inchoate: Why is it necessary to shame and belittle fat people?


Those with superiority complexes need something to target, and overweight folks are one of the few socially acceptable remaining topics. That's why.
 
2012-10-04 03:55:11 PM

kkinnison: I live in La Crosse.

For a guy who never watched her show, and when he did makes a point to call her a fatty without knowing her, or her personal history, or lifestyle is grade a jerk material.

maybe the attorney should spend more time chasing ambulances and leave the fatties alone


maybe fatty should have exercised some common sense and left that private email private. Although it was not the most flattering email, she chose to bring it to the public light.

and why do you assume he never watched the show...do you have info everyone else doesnt?
 
2012-10-04 03:58:32 PM

I created this alt just for this thread: TOSViolation: DoBeDoBeDo: Nutritionist on the radio brought it up this morning but it's a valid point. Why is it acceptable to confront an alcoholic, or a drug user for what they are doing to themselves but NOT to do the same to a morbidly obese person (and she might say "some doctors chart" but she's morbidly obese on any chart...well maybe not Hutteese but any chart on Earth).

They are essentially destroying themselves in a similar manner, so why is it not acceptable to call them on it?


It is perfectly acceptable. There are simply a disproportionate amount of people in the world who want to live in denial.

Smoking is EVIL, therefore we can bully the Hell out of smokers without feeling bad about it!
Drinking is EVIL, therefore we can bully the Hell out of alcoholics without feeling bad about it!

Being fat is a sign of strength of character that people should be applauded for, based on their courage to be comfortable with who they are, you ASSHOLE!

Smoking is potentially harmful to the people around the smoker. No one got cancer from standing next to the fat guy.
Drinking leads to all sorts of potentially harmful behaviors. You never hear about someone getting beat up because the other person was fat, or someone got killed because they were hit by a driver who was too fat.

Also, not everyone who is fat has a choice in the matter. Yes, I know it's like 1%, but people still have to make the choice to start smoking or drinking, while there are some people who are fat for reasons entirely beyond their control. So giving the fat chick shiat for being a porker might result in everyone hating you for being an insensitive ass-nugget when it turns out she has Hypothyroidism or Cushing's syndrome.

Finally, when you factor in our society's obsession with wanting women to be underweight (trust me, your average Victoria's Secret model or Hollywood starlet is not at a healthy weight), you've got a whole "fark you and your unreasonable expectations for women's bodies" sent ...


I drink one for the fatties of the world every night.
 
2012-10-04 04:04:06 PM

Teufelaffe:
... For most people and situations, doing Atkins is worse than staying fat.


Jesus, the stuff people say on the internet. Please back up these assertions with something more than mom/dad told me so (and no, "the possibility of of kidney damage/stones" does not back up the statement "any sort of significant weight loss on Atkins does permanent damage to your kidneys")

MithrandirBooga : Go out and read up for yourself, plenty of peer reviewed studies (also a lot of contradictory stuff because of misinformation distributed by competitors) out there that weight the risks/rewards. It's not a magic pill, it's just making you aware of what's on the label besides the number at the top. I know of a couple people who lost a lot of weight on atkins who had tried pretty much everything else available, and never gained it back.

Tyrosine: IRQ12: It takes a special kind of logic to dissuade someone from using a very effective but contentious diet who is probably a full 200lbs overweight. It's all a risk/reward equation, even working out.

Effective? Have you done research into the long-term success rate of people who lose weight by Atkins, or any other diet for that matter? Even a cursory review of the medical literature demonstrates that after 5 years over 90% of all dieters regain the weight lost, most gain back more.

When you factor in the real success rate, not just the short term one, the risk / reward equation doesn't look as favourable as you think.


I've done a ton of research on the diet. I also have a couple anecdotes. Mild obesity has a 2 fold increase in chronic health problems over smoking. Long term success speaks to the person not the diet.

Again there may be a better solution, I just suggested it because I have seen it work in the case of the person who has "tried everything" a few times.
 
2012-10-04 04:27:19 PM

MithrandirBooga: BEER STEAK: MithrandirBooga , good to hear your story. I'm curious what you are doing for exercise. 15-20 hours of exercise a week seems insane to me unless you are a competitive athlete. Even then, I put in half that much as a competitive runner.

Are you lifting weights? Do you ever run? Do you use a heart rate monitor or anything to monitor your effort? You are clearly willing to work hard, but I wonder if you are working smart. Tell us what you do, some of us could throw out suggestions and you can take them or leave.

Exercises:
Lifting weights: occasionally. It gets very boring so I don't do it as often as I could.
Running: Hell no. Not at this weight. Just walking more than 3 miles will cause my knees to ache like mad for the next day. 6 miles and I'm out for multiple days. Believe me, I tried.
Cycling: March to December, every day I'm able, up to 8 days in a row before I conk out and require a rest day. Typically 20-40 miles each weekday and 40-100 miles on weekend days (100 is rare, perhaps once every 2 months). Speed ranges from 17mph average on flat short courses (1000ft climbing)
Spinning: For when it rains. Typically an hour at 200-220 watts average. Trying to work my way up to 300 watts.
Cross Country Skiing: December-February.
Snowshoeing: December-February. Just bought these last year, however it didn't snow so I only got to use them twice.

Heart rate monitor: Always. It's difficult to tell how hard I am working compared to other people however, since I am on beta blockers and they lower my heart rate dramatically. In the morning I'll typically be unable to get my HR over 120, in the evening I can usually reach 140, and I've reached 150 once when I was really tearing my body apart trying to keep up with some cyclists who were a lot better than I was.

I limit myself to interval training once a week, since that supposedly stresses you heart the most. For these I will fall off the back of the paceline for a minute and then spend the next 2 minutes try ...


Wow. Well, I am sure you have read everything you can get your hands on and have listened to lots of advice and maybe have consulted with a personal trainer or two. So maybe this will be more of what you already know, but you can decide whether my thoughts are useful or not. Also, I should say that I have no experience with being heavy or with beta blockers so you'll have to take this with a grain of salt and decide for yourself.

My thought is that you should start training as a performance athlete. Why? Probably because that's the only way I've ever worked out so I think it works, but I think it also helps with motivation.

Now, what does it mean to train as a performance athlete? It means you're not working out solely to lose weight. That is a wonderful side effect, but the primary purpose is to get fast. It could be fast at running, biking, swimming, or maybe all three as a triathlete. But the point is you actually compete in competitions, and you try to get faster, and all your training is geared toward better performance. As you get faster, you will naturally get fitter. That is how my body has always worked, I assume (and hope!) yours is the same.

OK, so how is that different from what you've been doing? Well, as a competitive runner my weekly training might look something like this:

M - effort hard, distance medium
T - effort medium, distance long
W - effort easy, distance short
Th - effort very hard, distance short
F - effort easy, distance very long
Sa - effort easy, distance short or medium
Su - effort easy, distance short or medium (or day off)

If you choose cycling as your sport, you could translate this to the bike. Two harder workouts a week, two longer days, and fill in the rest with recovery/easy days. Yes, when you are training for performance it is important to include rest in your schedule. And yes, I think you might want to consider a second hard day per week.

Two other points about training for performance - you need to eat more. 1500-1800 calories a day is not going to cut it. You need enough fuel to power your harder efforts. And training needs to be specific. If you're a cyclist, then I'm sorry my friend but you are going to spend the winter on the bike. Snowshoeing could be a leisure activity, but you are training to be Lance Armstrong. He would be on the bike every day. And Lance would not skip the weights.

If you need variety, then maybe triathlon could be the sport...(well, once you have lost enough weight to handle the running).

Another part of this is competitions. They are important benchmarks of your progress, and they are something you can't simulate on your own in practice. The adrenaline, the thrill. It's simply not the same as doing it on your own. It is too bad that running doesn't work for you since there are so many road races out there, but biking, swimming, and triathlon competitions can be found. You are probably not too keen on putting yourself out there as the big guy in the race. I hear you. Maybe your bike club friends can suggest a low key race. Or maybe you have done all this already.

I'm sure there are training programs you can find online. Not weight loss programs - cycling performance programs. It may have to be toned down at first for your level, but you could do it.

So anyway, that is my bright idea. Give it some thought if you have not already considered it. There have been times in my life where I was not running as much and put on some pounds. When you start up again it is rough in the beginning. You can't push yourself very hard and even what seems like it should be easy gets you tired. In the beginning it is almost like you're just training to be able to do the real training. But eventually it all becomes easier. The workouts become faster. Your body changes. You can push yourself even farther, but yet your body can recover even quicker than it used to. It's a wonderful feeling. I'd like for you to feel that way. I don't know what is possible coming from 350 lbs, but I'm optimistic that with a work ethic like yours, you could make some big changes.
 
2012-10-04 04:46:31 PM
A personal injury attorney is in no place to give life pointers to anyone, because by nature of occupation they are the lowest grade of walking compost that humanity has to offer.
 
2012-10-04 04:46:50 PM
It's not her responsibility to be a role model for kids. Her employers can decide how important that is to them.

If she is a role model, they should ask themselves if they want her using their public pulpit to attack this idiot.

It's going to come out eventually that she got the job through her brother's connections.
 
2012-10-04 04:53:27 PM

Rain Fall: Funny. If she was male and twice her size, no one would say a word about her size. It's only because she is female anyone cares. Such hypocrisy. There are so many incredibly butt-ugly and disgusting looking men on TV, I mean so many. In TV shows, on the news, in variety shows, but no one cares, no one says a word.

Only women seem to be held to this standard of artificial beauty. How enlightened of us all.



You're full of sh*t.


/sounds fat, is not


That's exactly what a fat person would say.
 
2012-10-04 04:54:36 PM

mrsirjojo: It's going to come out eventually that she got the job through her brother's connections.


Yeah, because Ron Livingston is such a Hollywood powerhouse.
 
2012-10-04 06:19:21 PM
I am an overweight female. I guess that means I got this way because all I do is sit around eating potato chips all day and watching soap operas.

Actually, I was a Marine and the very definition of in shape. I ran 3-5 miles a day, could crank out pull ups like a champ and could hike for miles with a full sack of gear. I was pretty awesome if I do say so myself.

Then what happened? My third deployment I was in a IED explosion. I broke my pelvis, shattered my right arm, messed up a knee and various other nasty things. I was laid up for a year unable to walk. Many many many surgeries later (and a few steroid shots here and there) I was discharged medically from the Corps. Due to my lack of mobility (I could barely walk) and medication I put on a good 50 pounds despite diet.
I went on and got my degree and a good job. But...I am still 50 pounds overweight. I am limited to walking as cardio (doc's orders, but I'm working on that one).
I guess despite my military service, life experiences, surviving an ordeal that no one should go through, moving on and getting a college degree and good job I am a bad role model for young girls and my daughter. All because I am a size 16/18...Damn...

/sounds fat
//is fat
///still a pretty damn neat person
 
2012-10-04 06:27:31 PM
I thought she was fairly attractive. Just because something's true doesn't mean you want it thrown in your face.
 
2012-10-04 06:30:22 PM

Teufelaffe: That right there is why being overweight will likely remain a protected status. As long as it is possible that a person is overweight through no fault of their own, lawmakers and corporations are going to err on the side of not getting sued. On the other hand, no one is a smoker due to circumstances beyond their control, so they'll remain fair game.


Addiction is considered a disorder. Some people are pre-disposed to being addicts to one thing or another. Not a great argument, but the percentage of people who are overweight due to circumstances beyond there control is small, possibly small enough to be considered statistically insignificant.

//finds it funny that some people who are opposed to drug testing for employees are okay with banning smoking (a legal activity)

///former smoker
 
2012-10-04 06:33:06 PM

I Love Rooster: I am an overweight female. I guess that means I got this way because all I do is sit around eating potato chips all day and watching soap operas.

Actually, I was a Marine and the very definition of in shape. I ran 3-5 miles a day, could crank out pull ups like a champ and could hike for miles with a full sack of gear. I was pretty awesome if I do say so myself.

Then what happened? My third deployment I was in a IED explosion. I broke my pelvis, shattered my right arm, messed up a knee and various other nasty things. I was laid up for a year unable to walk. Many many many surgeries later (and a few steroid shots here and there) I was discharged medically from the Corps. Due to my lack of mobility (I could barely walk) and medication I put on a good 50 pounds despite diet.
I went on and got my degree and a good job. But...I am still 50 pounds overweight. I am limited to walking as cardio (doc's orders, but I'm working on that one).
I guess despite my military service, life experiences, surviving an ordeal that no one should go through, moving on and getting a college degree and good job I am a bad role model for young girls and my daughter. All because I am a size 16/18...Damn...

/sounds fat
//is fat
///still a pretty damn neat person


Pretty much! If you had a penis, then it would be okay.

/thank you for your service
 
2012-10-04 06:49:38 PM

jgilb: Why do we always look for someone to shiat on so we can feel better about ourselves ?

It's not politically correct to harass gays or blacks, so society now slams the overweight.
Someday that will be taboo and then who will they attack ?


midgets and gypsies.

/obscure?
 
2012-10-04 08:05:36 PM
Wow...trolls or not this thread reads like it belongs on /fit/ over at 4chon. It will take me an hour at least just to populate my new ignore list.

Rooster maybe I can properly thank you for your service when I get home ;)
 
2012-10-04 08:15:33 PM

LadyHawke: I Love Rooster: I am an overweight female. I guess that means I got this way because all I do is sit around eating potato chips all day and watching soap operas.

Actually, I was a Marine and the very definition of in shape. I ran 3-5 miles a day, could crank out pull ups like a champ and could hike for miles with a full sack of gear. I was pretty awesome if I do say so myself.

Then what happened? My third deployment I was in a IED explosion. I broke my pelvis, shattered my right arm, messed up a knee and various other nasty things. I was laid up for a year unable to walk. Many many many surgeries later (and a few steroid shots here and there) I was discharged medically from the Corps. Due to my lack of mobility (I could barely walk) and medication I put on a good 50 pounds despite diet.
I went on and got my degree and a good job. But...I am still 50 pounds overweight. I am limited to walking as cardio (doc's orders, but I'm working on that one).
I guess despite my military service, life experiences, surviving an ordeal that no one should go through, moving on and getting a college degree and good job I am a bad role model for young girls and my daughter. All because I am a size 16/18...Damn...

/sounds fat
//is fat
///still a pretty damn neat person

Pretty much! If you had a penis, then it would be okay.

/thank you for your service


funny you should say that Hawke...because the whole lack of penis thing also worked against me in the military. I guess I should really look into getting one.
 
2012-10-04 08:42:47 PM

ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.


Apparently, you're an asshole. Bullying is bullying, regardless of the quantity of people who witness it.
 
2012-10-04 08:47:08 PM

Your Average Witty Fark User: ggecko: He sends her a private email, she goes all global with it (while also admitting she is fat). Then she tries the angle of being "bullied".

If you read what he wrote (privately) and see her public response, I tend to side with him on this one.

Apparently, you're an asshole. Bullying is bullying, regardless of the quantity of people who witness it.


Pretty much all definitions of bullying contain aggressive, repeated(or habitual), and something about power plus coercion to action. His email had none of these.
 
2012-10-04 08:51:57 PM

I Love Rooster: funny you should say that Hawke...because the whole lack of penis thing also worked against me in the military. I guess I should really look into getting one.


I'd sell you mine pretty cheap since it's not getting much use at the moment, but I just know that life would go all Murphy's Law on me and have Scarlet Johansson and Mila Kunis knocking on my door the day after I shipped it out. So, I'll hold on to it for now, just in case.
 
2012-10-04 08:55:59 PM

Teufelaffe: I Love Rooster: funny you should say that Hawke...because the whole lack of penis thing also worked against me in the military. I guess I should really look into getting one.

I'd sell you mine pretty cheap since it's not getting much use at the moment, but I just know that life would go all Murphy's Law on me and have Scarlet Johansson and Mila Kunis knocking on my door the day after I shipped it out. So, I'll hold on to it for now, just in case.


Aww come on man! I'm also white so if I had a penis then 99.999999 percent of all my problems will fix themselves!
 
2012-10-04 08:58:58 PM

I Love Rooster: LadyHawke: I Love Rooster: I am an overweight female. I guess that means I got this way because all I do is sit around eating potato chips all day and watching soap operas.

Actually, I was a Marine and the very definition of in shape. I ran 3-5 miles a day, could crank out pull ups like a champ and could hike for miles with a full sack of gear. I was pretty awesome if I do say so myself.

Then what happened? My third deployment I was in a IED explosion. I broke my pelvis, shattered my right arm, messed up a knee and various other nasty things. I was laid up for a year unable to walk. Many many many surgeries later (and a few steroid shots here and there) I was discharged medically from the Corps. Due to my lack of mobility (I could barely walk) and medication I put on a good 50 pounds despite diet.
I went on and got my degree and a good job. But...I am still 50 pounds overweight. I am limited to walking as cardio (doc's orders, but I'm working on that one).
I guess despite my military service, life experiences, surviving an ordeal that no one should go through, moving on and getting a college degree and good job I am a bad role model for young girls and my daughter. All because I am a size 16/18...Damn...

/sounds fat
//is fat
///still a pretty damn neat person

Pretty much! If you had a penis, then it would be okay.

/thank you for your service

funny you should say that Hawke...because the whole lack of penis thing also worked against me in the military. I guess I should really look into getting one.


I have to admit, they are pretty awesome.
 
2012-10-04 09:34:33 PM

I Love Rooster: LadyHawke: I Love Rooster: I am an overweight female. I guess that means I got this way because all I do is sit around eating potato chips all day and watching soap operas.

Actually, I was a Marine and the very definition of in shape. I ran 3-5 miles a day, could crank out pull ups like a champ and could hike for miles with a full sack of gear. I was pretty awesome if I do say so myself.

Then what happened? My third deployment I was in a IED explosion. I broke my pelvis, shattered my right arm, messed up a knee and various other nasty things. I was laid up for a year unable to walk. Many many many surgeries later (and a few steroid shots here and there) I was discharged medically from the Corps. Due to my lack of mobility (I could barely walk) and medication I put on a good 50 pounds despite diet.
I went on and got my degree and a good job. But...I am still 50 pounds overweight. I am limited to walking as cardio (doc's orders, but I'm working on that one).
I guess despite my military service, life experiences, surviving an ordeal that no one should go through, moving on and getting a college degree and good job I am a bad role model for young girls and my daughter. All because I am a size 16/18...Damn...

/sounds fat
//is fat
///still a pretty damn neat person

Pretty much! If you had a penis, then it would be okay.

/thank you for your service

funny you should say that Hawke...because the whole lack of penis thing also worked against me in the military. I guess I should really look into getting one.


As for fat: Clearly you're an exceptional case, though if you can walk you should be able to get plenty of exercise and regulate your caloric intake.

As for penis discrimination: Oh get the f*ck off it. Wookees get special treatment around every goddamn corner. Flexed arm hang? Scamming out of most work details because nobody wants to take the lazy girls along? Some of us know how it actually works in there.

I know a lot of motherfarkers who've been hit pretty hard. I haven't heard one of them blame it for their fatness yet.
 
2012-10-04 10:09:24 PM

ZipSplat: As for fat: Clearly you're an exceptional case, though if you can walk you should be able to get plenty of exercise and regulate your caloric intake.


You sound like someone who's never had life threatening injuries or had to deal with life after they "heal."

/car accident...2 crushed ribs, injured heart, liver, & diaphragm, pulverized left kneecap, fractured neck leading to fused C6 & C7 vertebrae, skull fracture, 3 broken fingers, fractured femur, spiral fractures on 4 toes, multiple surgeries, 2 years of recovery, weekly physical therapy for life. I can walk, but not so well that it's enough exercise to lose weight.
 
2012-10-04 10:32:09 PM

Harbinger of the Doomed Rat: You sound like someone who's never had life threatening injuries or had to deal with life after they "heal."

/car accident...2 crushed ribs, injured heart, liver, & diaphragm, pulverized left kneecap, fractured neck leading to fused C6 & C7 vertebrae, skull fracture, 3 broken fingers, fractured femur, spiral fractures on 4 toes, multiple surgeries, 2 years of recovery, weekly physical therapy for life. I can walk, but not so well that it's enough exercise to lose weight.


Explain how you make that connection. She says she can walk for exercise. And I'm not aware of any injury that might require someone to overeat.

You can't coddle people and eliminate factors of sensibility to an extent that you enable them to further hurt themselves. If she can walk, swim, bike, or whatever she can remain fit.
 
2012-10-04 11:07:32 PM

I Love Rooster: LadyHawke: I Love Rooster: I am an overweight female. I guess that means I got this way because all I do is sit around eating potato chips all day and watching soap operas.

Actually, I was a Marine and the very definition of in shape. I ran 3-5 miles a day, could crank out pull ups like a champ and could hike for miles with a full sack of gear. I was pretty awesome if I do say so myself.

[...]
/sounds fat
//is fat
///still a pretty damn neat person

Pretty much! If you had a penis, then it would be okay.

/thank you for your service

funny you should say that Hawke...because the whole lack of penis thing also worked against me in the military. I guess I should really look into getting one.


Just one? With the equipment you got, you can pretty much get as many as you want.
 
2012-10-04 11:49:57 PM

BEER STEAK: MithrandirBooga:


This is a great thread, and everybody should read it. I wanted to throw in some advice that's basically already included in BEER STEAK's posts.
1) Get a coach if you don't have one. Cycling coaches, weight-loss coaches, personal trainers. Coaches know their shiat, and just reading isn't always a suitable substitute for having somebody smart just tell you what to do.
2) Remember that you don't have to actually be competitive to take BEER STEAK's advice about training for performance. Just set a goal and beat that goal, then set a higher goal. Every race is a competition against yourself.
3) Big mistake I see people make is finding something that works and then not changing it. "Oh, I run a 6 hour 50K. Every 50K I run takes 6 hours". If you want to lose weight, finish the next one in 5:45. That sort of thing. Riding in a pace group is fine, as long as that pace group plans to finish faster than the last pace group you rode with.
4) If you feel like you've maxed out your pace for a given distance, work on a shorter distance at a faster pace, then once you can meet that goal without feeling like shiat for a week afterwards, bump up the distance.

On the running thing, have you tried an elliptical? Should be easier on the knees. They're not my thing, but might be a good way to ease into running.
 
2012-10-05 08:41:34 AM

I created this alt just for this thread: Smoking is potentially harmful to the people around the smoker. No one got cancer from standing next to the fat guy.
Drinking leads to all sorts of potentially harmful behaviors. You never hear about someone getting beat up because the other person was fat, or someone got killed because they were hit by a driver who was too fat.


Says the guy who never got fell on by a fatty.

Fatty and Skinny, lying in bed. Fatty rolled over and Skinny was dead.

Simply put, everybody has a different "food threshold" just like we all have a different "alcohol threshold". When you eat more than your threshold, your body stores up the excess. Sorry if your threshold is lower than your appetite wants to allow for, but that's life. You have nobody to blame but yourself. Your genes are the blueprint. What you build with them is on you.
 
2012-10-05 10:37:38 AM

ZipSplat: I Love Rooster: LadyHawke: I Love Rooster: I am an overweight female. I guess that means I got this way because all I do is sit around eating potato chips all day and watching soap operas.

Actually, I was a Marine and the very definition of in shape. I ran 3-5 miles a day, could crank out pull ups like a champ and could hike for miles with a full sack of gear. I was pretty awesome if I do say so myself.

Then what happened? My third deployment I was in a IED explosion. I broke my pelvis, shattered my right arm, messed up a knee and various other nasty things. I was laid up for a year unable to walk. Many many many surgeries later (and a few steroid shots here and there) I was discharged medically from the Corps. Due to my lack of mobility (I could barely walk) and medication I put on a good 50 pounds despite diet.
I went on and got my degree and a good job. But...I am still 50 pounds overweight. I am limited to walking as cardio (doc's orders, but I'm working on that one).
I guess despite my military service, life experiences, surviving an ordeal that no one should go through, moving on and getting a college degree and good job I am a bad role model for young girls and my daughter. All because I am a size 16/18...Damn...

/sounds fat
//is fat
///still a pretty damn neat person

Pretty much! If you had a penis, then it would be okay.

/thank you for your service

funny you should say that Hawke...because the whole lack of penis thing also worked against me in the military. I guess I should really look into getting one.

As for fat: Clearly you're an exceptional case, though if you can walk you should be able to get plenty of exercise and regulate your caloric intake.

As for penis discrimination: Oh get the f*ck off it. Wookees get special treatment around every goddamn corner. Flexed arm hang? Scamming out of most work details because nobody wants to take the lazy girls along? Some of us know how it actually works in there.

I know a lot of motherfarkers wh ...


Slow your roll there skate! First off...I was not some typical WM who used her god damned period to get out of work details. I said the penis comment because my gunny actually told me that it was a shame I didn't have a penis because I was being wasted. I wasnt saying it a way to mean "oh boo hoo i get treated different because i have a vagina! waaaah!" It was more of a "damn...wish I had a penis so I could be a sniper!" Yes, women get to do the flex arm hang and get a damn half hour to run three miles. However, I could crank out pull ups and my run was on par with the men's first class times. I know how it works in there too and that is why I vowed to NEVER be one of those females who would cry and biatch because they had cramps.
As for the whole walking thing. Yes, I can walk. Barely at this time though because my metal on metal hip implants have to be replaced because the left joint is loosened and there are metal shard broken off into the tissue. I lose balance alot. I never said I could walk normal but that doctors approved me of walking. Doctors thought I would never be able to walk again without assistance. I am proud that I am doing that at least. But I am realistic and know at this time I CANNOT bike, I CANNOT run. I can swim but I have no access to a pool and a 24 hour gym membership is a little out of our budget. If you want to get me one though I would use it.
I don't over eat. I actually eat healthy and I am not continuing to gain weight which I think is good. But steroid shots do make some people put on the pounds no matter what they do. I don't expect to be coddled. I was just trying to say that my weight gain does not make me a bad person or a bad role model for my daughter and other little girls. I would hope that they look at me and go "wow! she served the country, got blown up and lived, got her degree, works hard, etc etc...shes pretty cool!" But until I get back to a size 4 I guess all that means nothing.
 
2012-10-05 11:10:19 AM

IRQ12: Teufelaffe:
... For most people and situations, doing Atkins is worse than staying fat.

Jesus, the stuff people say on the internet. Please back up these assertions with something more than mom/dad told me so (and no, "the possibility of of kidney damage/stones" does not back up the statement "any sort of significant weight loss on Atkins does permanent damage to your kidneys")

...

I've done a ton of research on the diet. I also have a couple anecdotes. Mild obesity has a 2 fold increase in chronic health problems over smoking. Long term success speaks to the person not the diet.

Again there may be a better solution, I just suggested it because I have seen it work in the case of the person who has "tried everything" a few times.


I did not realize Fark was so full of GEMDs.
 
2012-10-05 11:57:45 AM

I Love Rooster: Slow your roll there skate! First off...I was not some typical WM who used her god damned period to get out of work details. I said the penis comment because my gunny actually told me that it was a shame I didn't have a penis because I was being wasted. I wasnt saying it a way to mean "oh boo hoo i get treated different because i have a vagina! waaaah!" It was more of a "damn...wish I had a penis so I could be a sniper!" Yes, women get to do the flex arm hang and get a damn half hour to run three miles. However, I could crank out pull ups and my run was on par with the men's first class times. I know how it works in there too and that is why I vowed to NEVER be one of those females who would cry and biatch because they had cramps.
As for the whole walking thing. Yes, I can walk. Barely at this time though because my metal on metal hip implants have to be replaced because the left joint is loosened and there are metal shard broken off into the tissue. I lose balance alot. I never said I could walk normal but that doctors approved me of walking. Doctors thought I would never be able to walk again without assistance. I am proud that I am doing that at least. But I am realistic and know at this time I CANNOT bike, I CANNOT run. I can swim but I have no access to a pool and a 24 hour gym membership is a little out of our budget. If you want to get me one though I would use it.
I don't over eat. I actually eat healthy and I am not continuing to gain weight which I think is good. But steroid shots do make some people put on the pounds no matter what they do. I don't expect to be coddled. I was just trying to say that my weight gain does not make me a bad person or a bad role model for my daughter and other little girls. I would hope that they look at me and go "wow! she served the country, got blown up and lived, got her degree, works hard, etc etc...shes pretty cool!" But until I get back to a size 4 I guess all that means nothing.




You are the perfect "outlier" in the chart of life. Yes, it's unfair for people to give you that sideways glance when they first meet you. All I'm saying from previous posts is the lazy or clueless fatties are degrading themselves and you simply because of their inability to show some self control.

Generally-speaking being fat is demeaning to one's self, wasteful of food, harmful to the environment, embarrassing when trying to fit into roller coasters or sports arena seats, and if you're into religion, a sin.

/But seriously, not you. Real medical problems are different. And thanks for being braver than I and going into the service. I was a wuss back in 1987 and turned down being accepted into Annapolis.
 
2012-10-05 12:18:32 PM

I Love Rooster: I don't over eat. I actually eat healthy and I am not continuing to gain weight which I think is good. But steroid shots do make some people put on the pounds no matter what they do. I don't expect to be coddled. I was just trying to say that my weight gain does not make me a bad person or a bad role model for my daughter and other little girls. I would hope that they look at me and go "wow! she served the country, got blown up and lived, got her degree, works hard, etc etc...shes pretty cool!" But until I get back to a size 4 I guess all that means nothing.


You know what? You have nothing to feel bad about. You're a badass lady and I wish you maximum health and happiness.

Many of the people in this thread who are complaining about how OH NO FAT PEEPLZ COST SOCIETY MORE are, in other threads, conservatives who oppose pretty much any subsidy of common welfare. What's up with that?

I know sedentary thin people who have awful diets and large/fat people who chow down on greens and exercise every day.
Worry about your own health and that of those closest to you. Do your best. Be nice. This is not hard.

Most people don't operate with perfect diligence or self-control. Don't single out (some) fat people for a failing everybody has.
 
2012-10-05 03:40:19 PM
Inchoate and fickenchucker, Thank you both! It's nice to hear things like that sometimes. Since most of my injuries can't be seen clear as day as lets say an amputee, people don't know what I have going on unless I tell them.
 
2012-10-05 04:38:40 PM
tl;dr

Looks like she executed a successful holla-back at yet another neckbeard who thinks he's a beauty pageant judge.
 
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