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Cosmopolitan UK

Cosmopolitan magazine has come under fire for promoting obesity as healthy.

Cosmopolitan UK's February 2021 issue features plus-size women on multiple covers, including influencer Callie Thorpe and yoga teacher Jessamyn Stanley, under the headline "This is healthy!"

The magazine shares the stories of "11 women who prove wellness isn't 'one size fits all.'"

But social media users criticized the magazine for sending the wrong message.

Conservative activist Candace Owens slammed Cosmo for celebrating obesity in a Twitter post.

"We must fight to protect the next generation of children who are being intentionally targeted and brainwashed with lies.

Women can be men?
Men can be women?
And now—obesity is "healthy"?

NO, it's not. Clinical obesity is the main cause of the America's #1 killer: heart disease."

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According to Healthline, 36.5 percent of adults are obese. More than two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or obese.

Obesity is linked to more than 60 chronic diseases include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancers that can lead to preventable, premature death.

Obesity is expensive to treat

Obesity costs Americans $147 billion each year in out-of-pocket expenses.

All 50 states have obesity rates over 20 percent

Just two decades ago, no state had obesity rates over 15 percent.

The South has the highest obesity rates

West Virginia leads with 37.7 percent of adults overweight and morbidly obese.

Obese individuals miss more work

Obese workers cost employees more in lost production time and higher insurance premiums.

Obesity is largely preventable

The good news is obesity is preventable by eating a healthy, balanced diet and exercising regularly. Obesity is beautiful when a woman's weight is proportionate to her height and bone mass, i.e. thick sistas.

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Beyonce vacation pictures

Beyonce Knowles updated her Tumblr page with more vacation pictures. In one photo, she is seen riding a bike with her chubby cousin Angie Beyince. Maybe Angie should do a little more exercising and a bit less gorging on buckets of chicken wings?

Rapper 2 Chainz mentioned Beyonce's name in an interview with RapFix Live today. Chainz talked about his exposure to Beyonce's legendary bossy attitude in the studio.

"I did a record for Beyoncé. It ended up being on Dream's album, but I did a record for Beyoncé," he said, referring to the song "Turnt" from The Dream's 2013 album IV Play. "She asked me to change it, but the way she asked me made me really realize why she's in the position that she's in and the whole diva thing, and I just had mad respect for her."

Photos: Beyonce's Tumblr

Tyrese not apologizing

Singer/actor Tyrese Gibson caught heat for his offensive comments about overweight people last week. During a recent interview with AllHipHop.com, Tyrese was asked, "What kind of responsibility do you feel as an entertainer, you have to inspire people to live healthier lifestyles?"

Tyrese, 34, responded, "No two situations are the same. If you are fat and nasty and you don't like the way you look, do something about it. It's simple. When you take a shower and you put your fat, nasty body in the shower and by the time you get out, the mirrors are all steamed up so you don't look at what you did to yourself. That may sound offensive or insensitive but ultimately, you are big as hell because you have earned that s--t. You worked your a-- off to eat everything in sight to get big as hell."

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