(TRUTH REVOLT) Cartoons are fat-shaming kids, according to the group Project Know, which has re-animated several iconic cartoon characters by fattening them up, alleging that this will make the characters more realistic and real kids less insecure about body image.
"In many ways, teenage cartoon characters are stuck in the past," says a Project Know representative. "Their body shapes have drifted further away from an image that most people can relate to: They idealize a body type that’s increasingly unattainable for many."
There's a word for people who seek to mold their body into the image of animated characters: crazy. Just look at Nannette Hammond, a 47-year-old woman who spent over $127,000 on surgery to look more like Barbie. There's a reason why cartoon characters' body shapes are unattainable: they're not real. Duh!
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