Weight Watchers

Take The Cake: On International Women’s Day I Celebrate The 31% Stock Plummet of WW

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I can think of few things more worthy of celebrating on International Women’s Day than the slow and very public decline of a company that has capit

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Take The Cake: The BoPo-Washing Of Weight Watchers (& The Weight Loss Industry)

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How does a weight loss company sell weight loss products to people who don’t want to be fat but also don’t want to say they don’t want to be fat or identify as being on a diet? This question lives at the heart of what I’m going to call “BoPo-washing.” BoPo-washing is the new paradigm of companies using weight-neutral or body positive language in order to peddle products.

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No, You Shouldn't Ditch Your Fat Friends ​

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Slimming World (UK version of Weight Watchers) is telling those who have reached their “target weight” to ditch their fat friends.

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Take The Cake: 8 Clues Your “Lifestyle” Is Actually A Diet (& Why It’s Gaslighting)

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Why is it important to call a diet a diet? Because 1. The truth is actually important and 2. Misleading language only benefits the person peddling it.

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Oprah, Body Acceptance, Weight: It's Complicated AF

Oprah and The Pres. (Well the Used-To-Be Pres. Insert weeoping)

Oprah, best known for the daytime talk show she hosted for basically 50 years, secondarily known for owning 10% of Weight Watchers, has some things to say about her weight.

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Dear Oprah, Shut Up. #bread4ever

The Weight Watchers thing? Stop it. Sell your shares back. Image: Youtube.

In February, you gave me that soul-punching gaze again and told me it's okay to eat bread while we obtain Our Best Bodies. You lost 26(!) pounds and you eat bread every damn day! I feel how miraculous this is for you because you've probably made bread evil, along with All The Carbs and fat on your body.

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Dear Oprah, Shut Up. #bread4ever

The Weight Watchers thing? Stop it. Sell your shares back. Image: Youtube.

In February, you gave me that soul-punching gaze again and told me it's okay to eat bread while we obtain Our Best Bodies. You lost 26(!) pounds and you eat bread every damn day! I feel how miraculous this is for you because you've probably made bread evil, along with All The Carbs and fat on your body.

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Thanks But No Thanks, Oprah #DitchTheDiet2016

WHY, OPRAH? Image: Alan Light

Shit. I’m sorry. I shouldn’t get so sassy right now.

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Thanks But No Thanks, Oprah #DitchTheDiet2016

WHY, OPRAH? Image: Alan Light

Shit. I’m sorry. I shouldn’t get so sassy right now.

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Shocker: Weight-Loss Programs Don't Work!

So, you know those magic weight loss supplements are bogus. Right?

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