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Reply #30 posted 09/09/21 6:57am

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Folks want to feel comfortable in their own laziness and bad habits.

If Lizzo got herself together, she'd lose her fan base.

oh yeah, they would feel betrayed

You would think they would go on the journey with her.

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it's sad how so many people live vicariously thru 'celebs'

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this is just a bit different, but I remember years ago Mary J Blige said fans started bitching when she stopped or started singing less about pain and heartache. She said why would they want her to stay in that space. That life has got to change, get better.

It's similar to the backlash Mo'Nique got for (politely) criticizing the overweight women who wore pajamas and bonnets at the airport.

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Reply #31 posted 09/09/21 7:43pm

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Looks like your man KS is targeting Lizzo on Instagram and is on Roland's radar, don't know if that translate to closer to.mainstream 🤔...? The original posting was changed slightly.

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Reply #32 posted 09/10/21 5:54am

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Looks like your man KS is targeting Lizzo on Instagram and is on Roland's radar, don't know if that translate to closer to.mainstream 🤔...? The original posting was changed slightly. https://www.instagram.com...=copy_link

Yeah I saw a few pieces where he dealt with the 'Lizzo' effect

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It isn't helping women who follow that.

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Also 50 cent (I posted something in here about it) went after an Atlanta group that follows Lizzo and celebrates being obese. What 50 cent said caused them to shift gears and decide to challenge each other to loose a certain amount of weight by a certain time period

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Reply #33 posted 09/10/21 9:11am

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Looks like your man KS is targeting Lizzo on Instagram and is on Roland's radar, don't know if that translate to closer to.mainstream 🤔...? The original posting was changed slightly. https://www.instagram.com...=copy_link

Yeah I saw a few pieces where he dealt with the 'Lizzo' effect

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It isn't helping women who follow that.

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Also 50 cent (I posted something in here about it) went after an Atlanta group that follows Lizzo and celebrates being obese. What 50 cent said caused them to shift gears and decide to challenge each other to loose a certain amount of weight by a certain time period

It's not just losing weight, but keeping the weight off by maintaining a healthy lifestyle, getting your ass in the gym and pushing yourself. Are those women willing to do that?

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Reply #34 posted 09/10/21 9:29am

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uPtoWnNY said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

Yeah I saw a few pieces where he dealt with the 'Lizzo' effect

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It isn't helping women who follow that.

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Also 50 cent (I posted something in here about it) went after an Atlanta group that follows Lizzo and celebrates being obese. What 50 cent said caused them to shift gears and decide to challenge each other to loose a certain amount of weight by a certain time period

It's not just losing weight, but keeping the weight off by maintaining a healthy lifestyle, getting your ass in the gym and pushing yourself. Are those women willing to do that?

Right, hopefully in the course of this challenge they are being assisted by people who can direct them to a change of lifestyle. Instead of falling into the yo yo dieting and getting more obese than before.

50 cent should not have removed his post. Stand your ground.

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Reply #35 posted 09/10/21 12:40pm

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onlyforaminute said:


Looks like your man KS is targeting Lizzo on Instagram and is on Roland's radar, don't know if that translate to closer to.mainstream 🤔...? The original posting was changed slightly. https://www.instagram.com...=copy_link



Yeah I saw a few pieces where he dealt with the 'Lizzo' effect


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It isn't helping women who follow that.


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Also 50 cent (I posted something in here about it) went after an Atlanta group that follows Lizzo and celebrates being obese. What 50 cent said caused them to shift gears and decide to challenge each other to loose a certain amount of weight by a certain time period




50 cent stays on a list for something he says all the time. Given the plethora of unhealthy lifestyle choices that us humans engage in that shorten lifespans maybe concern needs to broaden or a deeper factor needs to be looked at why so many paths of self destruction are so prevalent. Granted I'm not holding my breath for that one.
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Reply #36 posted 09/11/21 12:56am

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Props to this woman, weight-loss coach Keisha Rose, for telling it like it is. Of course, she got backlash from the triggered "accept me as I am" crowd who can't handle constructive criticism. Our community is doomed.

Weight loss Coach @KISHA ... Truth ...

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Reply #37 posted 09/13/21 6:27am

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uPtoWnNY said:

Props to this woman, weight-loss coach Keisha Rose, for telling it like it is. Of course, she got backlash from the triggered "accept me as I am" crowd who can't handle constructive criticism. Our community is doomed.

Weight loss Coach @KISHA ... Truth ...

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This kind of stuff is the energy behind 'cancel culture' I tried to explain in a different thread, that cancel culture is a whole new creature. They just vomit accusations like she was talking to pregnant women or people with specific health issues.
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So the the person who came after Keisha also created rumors and lies that of course most of those triggered won't look into but will regurgitate. Keisha is married with kids and her husband supports their family that she's able to stay home and be a housewife and mother and doing something to be healthy and help others. She was also referencing men.

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People are not realistic about dating and natural selection when it comes to this.

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Reply #38 posted 09/13/21 3:54pm

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To move away from Kevin-stan because it's really a much bigger platform and it's not going anywhere regardless of how individuals feel. I came across this.

The Skinny Propaganda/ Skinny Shaming vs Fatphobia

https://youtu.be/18tP2Uh83AA
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Reply #39 posted 09/13/21 4:01pm

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To move away from Kevin-stan because it's really a much bigger platform and it's not going anywhere regardless of how individuals feel. I came across this.

The Skinny Propaganda/ Skinny Shaming vs Fatphobia

https://youtu.be/18tP2Uh83AA



Yes, I have a natural "dissenting opinion" mentality.


Bandwagons are difficult for me.
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Reply #40 posted 09/14/21 5:35am

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To move away from Kevin-stan because it's really a much bigger platform and it's not going anywhere regardless of how individuals feel. I came across this. The Skinny Propaganda/ Skinny Shaming vs Fatphobia https://youtu.be/18tP2Uh83AA

I'm confused, I think I missed something? what about Kevin?

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Reply #41 posted 09/14/21 2:35pm

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onlyforaminute said:


To move away from Kevin-stan because it's really a much bigger platform and it's not going anywhere regardless of how individuals feel. I came across this. The Skinny Propaganda/ Skinny Shaming vs Fatphobia https://youtu.be/18tP2Uh83AA



I'm confused, I think I missed something? what about Kevin?


It meant getting a different mindset opinion.


This young lady brought some researched info that I had incorrect on one of my post on this thread. She had an interesting articulate pov.
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Reply #42 posted 09/14/21 4:37pm

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onlyforaminute said:

OldFriends4Sale said:

I'm confused, I think I missed something? what about Kevin?

It meant getting a different mindset opinion. This young lady brought some researched info that I had incorrect on one of my post on this thread. She had an interesting articulate pov.

Oh lol scroll thru the thread Kevin is only posted once there are a lot of other commentators posted on the subject

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Reply #43 posted 09/14/21 5:24pm

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OldFriends4Sale said:



onlyforaminute said:


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I'm confused, I think I missed something? what about Kevin?



It meant getting a different mindset opinion. This young lady brought some researched info that I had incorrect on one of my post on this thread. She had an interesting articulate pov.


Oh lol scroll thru the thread Kevin is only posted once there are a lot of other commentators posted on the subject


Yeah but he's the hot thing right now so I assumed the shortcut phrasing would be understood since the vid is a 180 in viewpoint.
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Reply #44 posted 09/17/21 6:57am

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But did the overweight people listen and learn? or did they just get triggered?

Nothing he said was wrong...

After His Comments on Obe... | Inc.com

After His Comments on Obesity, the Internet Came for This CEO. His Response Is a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

The recent Sweetgreen incident provides a great case study in how emotional intelligence works in the real world.

Jonathan Neman, CEO of salad chain Sweetgreen, recently apologized for comments he posted on LinkedIn last week, when he suggested addressing obesity and unhealthy lifestyles is the best way to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

"My goal was to start a conversation around the systemic health care issues in the country," writes Neman. "Words matter, and the words I chose were insensitive and oversimplified a very complex issue that is impacted by larger socioeconomic factors."

Critics claimed Neman's original comments minimized the effect vaccinations and other safety measures have had on fighting the pandemic, while also discriminating against the obese and overweight.

"Seventy-eight percent of hospitalizations due to Covid are obese and overweight people," wrote Neman, in his original post. "Is there an underlying problem that perhaps we have not given enough attention to?"

Neman's post initially received significant support, including hundreds of "likes" on LinkedIn. However, after a growing number of critical comments, Neman deleted the original post.

According to reports, Neman apologized to staff via email and a company townhall. He then followed those actions with a new post on LinkedIn.

Viewed through the lens of emotional intelligence, the ability to understand and manage emotions to reach a goal, Neman certainly missed the mark in his original post.

But he also did some things right--and provided a great case study in how emotional intelligence works in the real world.

Let's break down a few of these lessons to see what every business leader can learn from them.

He started the conversation

While Neman admits he should have communicated his message in a more thoughtful way, he believes the conversation is an important one.

"It could have been said much more eloquently, but the intent was real," Neman told staff in the townhall (as reported by Vice, whic... recording). "You all know that this is a core part of our mission, and something we truly believe in. And we believe that food is part of that solution."

"Sweetgreen alone is not going to solve this. Salads alone are not going to solve this."

Takeaway: So-called "negative" emotions such as anger, frustration, or fear can prove harmful if unchecked. But we can also use them to motivate ourselves (or even others) to take action.

Of course, Neman may have benefited from having a respected friend, colleague, or member of his comms team review his message and offer feedback.

But if the original goal was to start the conversation, Neman achieved it.

He listened

While Neman stood by the core of his message, his critics' complaints came through loud and clear.

"Words matter, and the words I chose were insensitive and oversimplified a very complex issue that is impacted by larger socioeconomic factors," wrote Neman.

Takeaway: Listening to, processing, and benefiting from criticism is an extremely difficult skill to master.

But remember that perception matters. When you get the chance to see yourself through the eyes of others, use that view to refine, clarify, and improve your message.

Doing so will only make you better--and give your message a greater chance of reaching more people.

He learned

According to Vice, Neman said the public ordeal has proved to be "a painful, painful lesson," "a huge learning moment," and "a moment of humility and vulnerability."

At a time when many business leaders attempt to minimize mistakes, brush them under the rug, or shift the blame to others, Neman's comments are a breath of fresh air.

His follow-up message on LinkedIn strikes a similar tone:

"My commitment is to continue to listen to our team members and communities as I continue to learn forward and be a positive force on the food system."

Takeaway: Humility doesn't mean that you lack self-confidence or that you never stand up for your own opinions or principles. Rather, it involves recognizing that you don't know everything--and being willing to learn from others.

Because high emotional intelligence doesn't mean you're perfect. But it's how you handle those mistakes that will determine how emotionally intelligent you truly are.

So, remember: When emotions run high, don't push them away. Instead, take time to think through them. Strive to understand them.

Then, start the conversation. Listen. And learn.

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Reply #45 posted 09/21/21 11:26am

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Billie Eilish Opens Up About Body Image Struggles And Why Her Met Gala Dress Marks A Turning Point


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  • Billie Eilish shocked pop and fashion fans alike when she wore a blush-colored ball gown at the Met Gala Monday, marking a departure from her usual oversized garments.

  • But for Billie, this fashion moment was about far more than just a dress.

  • The singer said she was beginning a new era—and a greater acceptance of her body.

Billie Eilish shocked pop and fashion fans alike when she wore a blush-colored ball gown at the Met Gala Monday, marking a noteworthy departure from her usual oversized garments.

The 19-year-old singer channeled Marilyn Monroe with her bright blonde hair and tulle Oscar de la Renta dress. The “Bad Guy” singer was dripping with Cartier diamonds as she dropped jaws at fashion’s biggest event of the year.

The dress fit with the Gala’s theme “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” evoked alllll of the Hollywood glamour. Here's her on the famed steps of the Met:

Photo credit: John Shearer - Getty Images

But for Billie, this fashion moment was about far more than just a dress. The teen sensation has been known for wearing baggy clothing and pantsuits as a way to hide her figure from criticism and unwanted attention. With the release of her album Happier Than Ever in July, Billie said she was beginning a new era—and a greater acceptance of her body.

In the past, “I never want the world to know everything about me,” Billie said in a Calvin Klein campaign. “I mean, that’s why I wear baggy clothes: Nobody can have an opinion because they haven’t seen what was underneath.”

This week, Billie told Vogue that big dresses were her favorite clothing when she was a child. In fact, she said she used to wear a different dress every single day. What changed?

“It’s really body image that tore that sh*t down,” Billie said about her style evolution toward oversized apparel. “Why do you think I’ve been dressing the way I have for years?”

And earlier this year, the singer gave a candid interview to Vanity Fair about how the attention placed on her body has affected her. She's now in a better place, but explained how her negative body image affected her life while she was growing up. She opened up about taking diet pills at 12 and self-harm.

"The reason I used to cut myself was because of my body," she told VF. "To be quite honest with you, I only started wearing baggy clothes because of my body."

But last year, the singer said that she had an image transformation brewing, dubbing it “a new era.” In May 2020, she took to social media to share a short film titled NOT MY RESPONSIBILITY, clips of which were featured throughout her Where Do We Go? World Tour. In the video below, the she sets the record straight on body image, shaming, and confidence

This past May, she sizzled in sexy lingerie on the cover of Vogue UK.

“It’s all about what makes you feel good," she said in an interview with the publication. "If you want to get surgery, go get surgery. If you want to wear a dress that somebody thinks that you’re too big to be wearing, fuck it—if you feel like you look good, you look good."

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