Considering the shallow, inauthentic dog and pony show that reduce “dating” to, there’s no way anyone who isn’t virtually perfect-looking would survive the first few rose ceremonies.
(Plus, the nauseatingly self-congratulatory tone the show would adopt about its half-hearted nod toward equality is more than I can bear.) This is not a new conversation.
And everyone was like "You are so brave," and I was like, "Do you want some perfume? I was wondering the same thing when we started, but amazingly, only one of us got hookworm. Right now it's like I have my choice of anything, like I can either promote Kiwi Strawberry Arizona or Hpnotiq.
I sell it on the street and at gas stations." And they said, "No thanks."It sounds like a real success story. Like, the other day I told Jeb he had a nice dick and he said, "Really? And that was just a camera man who said he'd get naked too to make us feel more comfortable.
The idea of More to Love drew criticism when it was announced earlier this year; there's a sense that the show's contestants will be mocked and exploited.
There's something that makes me uncomfortable about suggesting people of a certain size can only love and be loved by someone of similar proportions.
At the same time, when's the last time you turned on the TV and saw overweight people featured in a show without a weight-loss focus?
What do you think of the show's concept, is it cool or not?
Sure, I can put a suit and tie on, but I have hair on my chest and I don’t have a 12-pack.Carlos Romero’s apartment is marked with remnants from his former life: a giant television from his days playing World of Warcraft and a pair of jeans the width of an easy chair.The remnants of that time—when he weighed 437 pounds—mark his body too: loose, hanging skin and stretch marks.“I lift weights and work out and work hard, but there’s lasting damage,” said Romero.“So it’s not something I put on a dating profile because I don’t want people to judge me for it.”Indeed, the stigma of obesity is so strong that it can remain even after the weight is lost.Holly Fee, a sociologist at Bowling Green State University, has conducted some of the only research on dating attitudes toward the formerly obese.I live a healthy life, but I don’t do eight hours in the gym, nor do I want to.