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    Default Fitness Mom is back.

    (Temporarily) Banned for hate speech on Facebook.

    I'm not a fan of Maria Kang at all but labelling this as hate speech seems a little extreme.

    Your thoughts?

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    Hate speech??? Yep, that is a total over reaction if you ask me.

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    I think it is a pretty big over reaction. If she actually had the energy to go to the gym while heavily pregnant instead of sitting on the couch with a movie then hats off to her.

    I would think due to the Gym's liability insurances that she would have to have proven that she was doing it safely and properly or she wouldnt have been allowed.

    If i looked like that i would probably post it on facebook too!

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    Wish she would just stfu already.




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    100% agree with her statement.

    "It's never my intention to say someone should look a certain way," she said. "But I am not going to stand here and say being obese is okay and we should accept that as the norm."

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    I honestly can't believe FB bans her for that when they allow so much other sickening stuff to be posted!

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    Sorry but there is no normal.

    And dividing people into normal and not normal groups based on appearance doesn't fly with many other factors (skin colour, disability etc) so why is it allowed when it comes to weight?

    People need to mind their own fking business and stop tearing others down.

    Should all overweight people stay hidden away inside in a deep state of misery because society doesnt want them to dare be ok with who they are.

    Phucking ludicrous.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Zombie_eyes View Post
    Sorry but there is no normal.

    And dividing people into normal and not normal groups based on appearance doesn't fly with many other factors (skin colour, disability etc) so why is it allowed when it comes to weight?

    People need to mind their own fking business and stop tearing others down.

    Should all overweight people stay hidden away inside in a deep state of misery because society doesnt want them to dare be ok with who they are.

    Phucking ludicrous.
    Assuming you're referring to my comment.

    I'm not talking about appearances. If you're happy with how you look at 120kg, then congratulations.

    But from a health and medical perspective, obesity should never ever ever be considered the norm.

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    This from a different article on the matter:

    "Kang saw the Curvy Girl lingerie campaign — in which "normal" women model underthings — and was not happy. She wrote that she was "annoyed" by "news stories about how overweight, nearly obese women should be proud of their bodies."

    You read that correctly: If you are overweight or obese you should not have any pride. Pride — defined by Merriam-Webster as "a feeling that you respect yourself and deserve to be respected by other people" is not for you. If that is how your body works and looks YOU DO NOT DESERVE RESPECT."

    Provides a bit more context about why people took issue with what she said. I don't know if it's hates per h, but it IS fat shaming and IMO, totally unnecessary.

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    No i wasn't referring to you i was referring to her statement.

    Yes overweight doesn't equal dumb.
    Overweight people know their health is
    ComPromised they don't need to have people like this saying it laced with judgement.

    Now all of a sudden someone overweight shouldn't have options for lingerie? Only 'normal' people should?


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