Apparently, the fat chick can’t get any love. Let’s rephrase that… The fat chick SHOULDN’T get any love. This appears to be the sentiment after last Wednesday’s episode of “Empire” where Becky (portrayed by Gabourey Sibide) gets it in with a chocolate hottie before she has to go to work. I was giddy watching two chocolate folks swinging a sexy ass ep on a rooftop. Hell, I need some ideas. I have to keep this marriage fresh! Anyway, Facebook was in rare form (even rarer than normal if THAT can happen) afterwards. God forbid that Boo Boo Kitty’s light-skinned, cute slim ass can’t find a man and Becky has one… AND he, actually, WANTS to be there? There was ALL types of shade being thrown at Gabourey Sibide and she responded with an epic clapback.
Facebook had me HOT! Do you hear me? On a friend’s page, some Chewbacca -looking ass clown had the audacity to call her a gorilla and said that she needed bananas instead of a man. Excuse me! I understand that people have personal preferences but there’s no way that I’M going to allow some ashy dick negro to call this sister a gorilla. Good day, sir.
Folks have the impression that fat people, plus-size, or whatever floats your boat are jovial, lazy and asexual. It’s completely ridiculous. It’s worse for women because at least fat guys get to be “Big Daddy” or a “Teddy Bear”. For ladies, we are cute “for a big girl” or “You’d be pretty if you lost weight.” Fuck outta here!
I remember going to “Floods Bar and Grille” in Detroit with my younger sister (who has always been naturally tall and lean) and a group of our friends. They’re ALL gorgeous by the way. This place is for the grown and sexy. It was super crowded this particular night and a group of brothers came in and stood next to us by the bar area. There was one brother in particular who was FINE. Like “WE ALL noticed him” FINE. Mini dresses and stilettos were the outfits of choice for most of the women in the bar but I kept it simple with a belted sweater dress and stiletto booties. Honey, this waist was SNATCHED and the girls were sitting. I kept my makeup simple with a smoky eye and glossy, nude lip. We were all making small talk by the bar and HE turned straight towards me and told me that I was gorgeous. In fact he said- “You’re the kind of pretty that a man would wife.”
His homeboy agreed. I, graciously, accepted his compliment and kept it moving. I did notice that another crew of girls proceeded to eyeball me from head to toe AS IF I wasn’t deserving of his words or even worse that he was doing me a favor.
Self-esteem is the ONE thing that I don’t lack. So whenever Ms. Gabourey claps back when she is attacked for her size, I get my ENTIRE life. When you’re confident and you feel good about yourself, what can anybody REALLY say to you that will matter? Absolutely NOTHING. People have a tendency to think that being big hinders you. I have been a certified aerobics instructor since 1999. I can do planks, plyo squats and push-ups. I have taught at the best gyms in the country: Bally’s (RIP), LA Fitness, Gold’s Gym, CMI and other clubs as well.
Yes, I know that I am throwing the word “fat” around quite a bit. I need YOU to be comfortable with hearing it and saying it. It’s always cute when someone calls you “fat” when you piss them off. That’s all you got? I’m fat? Really? Ok, Captain Obvious and my husband loves it. Now, sitcho single ass down somewhere! *cackling* I’m the pettiest.
We aren’t just some creep’s fetish. Fat girls can be sexy, beautiful, thoughtful and smart and there are men who are attracted to that. We aren’t all suffering from low self-esteem nor do we, secretly, wish to be skinny. Fat girls are just as worthy and capable of being lovers, bae, and wives as the next chick. Some of us are great at it. *insert devilish grin* “Empire” got it right last Wednesday night and I was there for it. Please understand that this isn’t an “us” vs. “skinny chicks”. This is more of a public service announcement just in case y’all didn’t know.
“Don’t get it twisted. boo. I’m the shit.”