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Tychondarova

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So today I say a preview for this new reality dating show called More to Love, and from what I can tell, its basically The Bachelor, except the woman are exclusively fat, and the guy is a bit on the chubby side as well. I became genuinely excited (apparently because I am an idiot with terrible short-term memory), and thought that this might be a first shining example of Hollywood embracing the glory that is the voluptuous female form and presenting them as strong, sexy, confident people.

Of course, the preview was absolute malarkey, showing the beautiful, fat women on it bawling candidly about their negative body images, making the whole thing into some kind of insulting travesty a la The Biggest Loser, depicting all the fat women out to be needy, emotionally-fragile losers desperate for any man to love them in spite of their appearance.

Am I off the straight and narrow finding this to be insulting, or do you share my sentiments Dims? Discuss!

-Ty

P.S. If anyone can find a link to the video, please supply. Here is the home page for it. http://www.fox.com/moretolove/
 

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Oh wow, even though I'm not really into reality shows, I too was looking forward to watching this show!

I have not yet seen any advertising or anything on the web about it other than an article I read about it a couple months ago or so (if memory serves right). I'm sad to hear that they chose to focus on the negative body images and negative emotional aspect of the datees. I think bringing that aspect to the American public just does more harm than good.

Frustrating to say the least!
 

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One of the women on the show is a personal friend of mine. The show is real just like the Bachelor. I also had several conversations with the producers because they contacted the Butterfly Lounge asking the club for help during a casting call in LA. The show is not an insult and when it airs it should be a positive show. But remember it is also reality television so I am sure there will be some drama.
 

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All reality dating shows depict women as needy and emotionally fragile and desperate.

I actually think they would do less of that on a show like this, given that the producers have given a couple of interviews saying how they want this to be a positive show and prove that all sizes can find love. They'd defeat their own stated purpose if they made the contestants look like losers.
 

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All I know is my husband was walking past the tv last nite when the commercial for this show came on and he stopped dead in his tracks.

He turned to me and said "Wait, what is this? Do you see this? There are decent sized woman on this, what are they doing?"

So I said, "Well apparently it is like Bachelor for big girls with a chubby dude."
His reply (from a man who DESPISES reality tv) "Well, we will be watching that!"

I believe it starts July 28th on Fox.
 

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I am looking forward to checking out this show. I hope I don't get fustrated with the way they portray the women(and the guy!). I get so irritated watching Bridezilla's when there is a fat bride...they always make comments like "So and So heaves herself off the couch looking for lunch and gets angry when she realized her maid of honor forgot her fries". BLAH!
 

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I find actual reality hard enough to figure out so I tend to ignore the manufactured realities depicted on reality TV shows.

Yes, I found the focus on guys and gals with realistic physiques to be interesting but I imagine I'll pass on this as I do all reality shows. ~shrugs and wanders off to read a book~:happy:


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So today I say a preview for this new reality dating show called More to Love, and from what I can tell, its basically The Bachelor, except the woman are exclusively fat, and the guy is a bit on the chubby side as well. I became genuinely excited (apparently because I am an idiot with terrible short-term memory), and thought that this might be a first shining example of Hollywood embracing the glory that is the voluptuous female form and presenting them as strong, sexy, confident people.

Of course, the preview was absolute malarkey, showing the beautiful, fat women on it bawling candidly about their negative body images, making the whole thing into some kind of insulting travesty a la The Biggest Loser, depicting all the fat women out to be needy, emotionally-fragile losers desperate for any man to love them in spite of their appearance.

Am I off the straight and narrow finding this to be insulting, or do you share my sentiments Dims? Discuss!

-Ty

P.S. If anyone can find a link to the video, please supply. Here is the home page for it. http://www.fox.com/moretolove/
i think your dead right. wouldn't it be nice to see women who actually thought they were fat and beautiful and a great catch. but then to the media at large we don't exist--we can't possibly. that would stand all of the stereotypical assertions about what it means to be attractive on end and they wouldn't want that now would they? i hope the actual show is much deeper than the preview. it could be they are just showing what people expect they would see fat women do in a dating/romantic situation. but every once in a while there is an unintended sucker punch that is so interesting that they can't leave it out. i hope so! i hope there is a woman there who loves her body and how it looks and sets all assumptions on thier ear. a girl can hope can't she?

PS: i love BHMs but isn't it sad that people think that its only fat people who are attracted to each other. they present it as though both males and females who are fat are only with each other because no one else will have them. i think there should be a BHM bachelor with women of all different sizes and the same with the women. i also find it kind of disapointing to nearly always having the women jumping through hoops for one man as though there is a shortage of admirers for them. this goes for the thin girls too. its depressing to see them all acting so desperate for the attention of one guy as though they have no competition for thier affections. i know i'm old fashioned but it looks a little degrading to women as a whole. especially now when the stereotype for young men seems to be that they are too lazy to even want to make a decent attempt at romance. it does guys a diservice too.
 

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i love BHMs but isn't it sad that people think that its only fat people who are attracted to each other. they present it as though both males and females who are fat are only with each other because no one else will have them
I totally agree with this. I had not realized until reading the link that the Bachelor was also fat, I had thought it was a male FA choosing from among a group of fat women.

I'd prefer to see the message that some men like fat women and some women like fat men. Putting the two together makes it come across as thought the two have to be together because they're both fat, rather than pointing out that there are FAs.
 

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So today I say a preview for this new reality dating show called More to Love, and from what I can tell, its basically The Bachelor, except the woman are exclusively fat, and the guy is a bit on the chubby side as well. I became genuinely excited (apparently because I am an idiot with terrible short-term memory), and thought that this might be a first shining example of Hollywood embracing the glory that is the voluptuous female form and presenting them as strong, sexy, confident people.

Of course, the preview was absolute malarkey, showing the beautiful, fat women on it bawling candidly about their negative body images, making the whole thing into some kind of insulting travesty a la The Biggest Loser, depicting all the fat women out to be needy, emotionally-fragile losers desperate for any man to love them in spite of their appearance.

Am I off the straight and narrow finding this to be insulting, or do you share my sentiments Dims? Discuss!

-Ty

P.S. If anyone can find a link to the video, please supply. Here is the home page for it. http://www.fox.com/moretolove/
here is a vid i got from fullfiggas
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So today I say a preview for this new reality dating show called More to Love, and from what I can tell, its basically The Bachelor, except the woman are exclusively fat, and the guy is a bit on the chubby side as well. I became genuinely excited (apparently because I am an idiot with terrible short-term memory), and thought that this might be a first shining example of Hollywood embracing the glory that is the voluptuous female form and presenting them as strong, sexy, confident people.

Of course, the preview was absolute malarkey, showing the beautiful, fat women on it bawling candidly about their negative body images, making the whole thing into some kind of insulting travesty a la The Biggest Loser, depicting all the fat women out to be needy, emotionally-fragile losers desperate for any man to love them in spite of their appearance.

Am I off the straight and narrow finding this to be insulting, or do you share my sentiments Dims? Discuss!

-Ty

P.S. If anyone can find a link to the video, please supply. Here is the home page for it. http://www.fox.com/moretolove/
whoops its
http://www.dimewars.com/Video/SMH--Fox-s-New-Fat-Girl-Reality-Dating-Show---More-To-Love.aspx?bcmediaid=468ed477-336f-46cc-8c79-99c839a9f0a2

and 5000 points to the person that can tell me who MAGGIE really is. if you look at bbw porn you should already know her name.
 

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I have seen the previews for this show as well and I find it utterly insulting. As you stated, each and every single one of these ladies are either crying or whining about how their love life has been horrible due to their size and how they just WANT ANYONE to love them. It makes them all seem needy, clingy, and emotionally unstable. I really am angry at how this reality tv show has chosen to depict larger ladies in society, and I also wish that the ladies who chose to be on this program had higher self esteems and better moral judgement/integrity than to subject themselves to this type of program.
 

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PS: i love BHMs but isn't it sad that people think that its only fat people who are attracted to each other. they present it as though both males and females who are fat are only with each other because no one else will have them. i think there should be a BHM bachelor with women of all different sizes and the same with the women. i also find it kind of disapointing to nearly always having the women jumping through hoops for one man as though there is a shortage of admirers for them. this goes for the thin girls too. its depressing to see them all acting so desperate for the attention of one guy as though they have no competition for thier affections. i know i'm old fashioned but it looks a little degrading to women as a whole. especially now when the stereotype for young men seems to be that they are too lazy to even want to make a decent attempt at romance. it does guys a diservice too.
EXACTLY!!!! And, in the regular bachelor show, horrendous as it is, there should be a few plus size female contestants too. Its all so stupid and fake. And in my opinion I'm not too sure why the show is called more to love - those chicks are beyond average sized - in my country they'd be considered thin.
 

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EXACTLY!!!! And, in the regular bachelor show, horrendous as it is, there should be a few plus size female contestants too. Its all so stupid and fake. And in my opinion I'm not too sure why the show is called more to love - those chicks are beyond average sized - in my country they'd be considered thin.
well the truth is that the U.S. is fucked up in more ways than one.
 

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wow nobody took a guess at at who maggie was in the video link. well her bbwpornstar name is crystal clear. she wont make it far in the show.
 

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