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TV’s Fatsploitation Obsession: Tasty or Gross?

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Shows like Oxygen channel’s Dance Your Ass Off revel in the hopes, dreams, and insecurities of fat people, who are shown whirling away their worries in elaborate fattie dance numbers. A good thing? I say yes, and I’m quoted as such in this article on abcnews.com. (Big surprise that I feel any exposure is good exposure, right?) Other experts insist that this cellullite-hugging trend is exploitive and awful and will only send the stars back to the fridge to stuff their feelings and their tummies.

Well, pull up a plate of Ring-Dings, read the article, wipe the smudges off your keyboard, and decide for yourself.

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