Ooh, I am so of two minds about this….one, that’s kind of draconian. Two, well…we KNOW obesity is unhealthy. These women *are* role models due to their positions on national TV, and have huge influence over their viewers. Keeping them at a healthy weight encourages viewers to maintain a healthy weight also, ESPECIALLY in light of the publicity over this issue.
Notice I didn’t say “model weight.” I said “healthy weight.” Models today are no healthier than the obese, if your body fat content is so low that you aren’t menstruating on a regular basis you are TOO THIN. Osteoporosis awaits you my friend, among other things.
Yes, I know I’m going to be accused of fat shaming or being racist or something. Frankly, I DON’T CARE. Obesity kills. Period. It limits your life. Period. You may not like facts but they are facts nonetheless.
Photo: Al-Ahram The head of the Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) Safaa Hegazy issued a decision on Tuesday preventing eight women anchors from appearing on screen, pending the implementation of a mandatory diet to achieve an “appropriate appearance.” According to Aswat Masreya, SHegazy also issued instructions to the women anchors in the TV sector…