As comments on the hundreds of sites that posted about this have shown: people don’t want to see fat people date, hate fat people in general, think we are joke, etc. As Darnell is quoted as saying above, “I think it will mostly be positive.” Mostly??? I don’t even want to know what the inevitable surprise FOX has in store for this show?
Is the network going to give us a tasteful reality show about being fat and dating — uh, probably not.
And yet even when the number of people who are considered overweight form the majority of the population, obesity is in many ways one of the remaining acceptable prejudices.
Last week, the #fatshamingweek hastag was trending on Twitter as numerous assholes and shitbags took to the network and decided to mock fat people – mostly women, but men too – from behind the dubious anonymity of their Twitter accounts.
Large dudes will frequently lament that their size automatically disqualifies them from dating – they believe that there is simply no way a woman could possibly like somebody who’s body isn’t rippled and shiny like a buttered ear of corn. Kevin Smith, for all of his fashion sins that I will get into in a second, is happily married with a lovely wife and daughter. It’s easy to forget this when the TV and magazines are showing you nothing but image after image of cut, veiny men with swimmers builds with women draped all over them like fur stoles, but women actually like a far wider range of body types than we’d think.
The original dating game shows were introduced by television producer Chuck Barris. Kendra Wilkinson Says "hell No" To Having Any More Kids: "i Love My Alcohol"... Youre probably not aware that production companies film on location all over the United States as well as abroad. Kendra Wilkinson Says "hell No" To Having Any More Kids: "i Love My Alcohol"... The entertainment industry is constantly on the lookout for new faces and talent.Fox is starting a new dating-competition show, think “Bachelor”-style, titled “More to Love.” According to press releases, “More to Love” is to feature “curvy women,” and has called it a “dating show for the rest of us.” The bachelor will also have “a big waist and an even bigger heart” (producers describe him as a “Kevin James-type”).“For six years, it’s been skinny-minis and good-looking bachelors, and that’s not what the dating world looks like,” Fox president of alternative Mike Darnell said.Maybe youd like to be on a Reality Show or a Movie or Television extra and get paid while rubbing shoulders with the stars.