Why This Billboard With Words ‘Fat and Lazy’ Has Everyone Talking

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Published on 23 Jul 2021, 22:31
A billboard in New York City’s Times Square is causing a firestorm of controversy. It features a plus-size model in a sports bra and leggings, and asks the question, “Feeling Fat and Lazy?” The question is posed by a trim, self-described ‘wellness motivator’ named Deborah Capaccio. It’s being called “fat phobic,” “toxic” and “triggering.” But Capaccio insists she is just using the words women already use to describe themselves.