Weight discrimination | Friends star told to lose weight before securing sitcom job

Friends star told to lose weight before securing sitcom job

Few shows have managed to maintain such a powerful presence in popular culture more than Friends.

The long-running sitcom about a group of twenty-somethings bumbling through their careers and relationships captured the feeling of the 90s, and audiences grew to invest heavily in the will-they-won’t-they romance between Ross Geller and Rachel Green.

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    Fri, 20 Sep 2019 3:08pm BST
    Thin-shaming is also a problem. The number of times my colleagues have made comments to me because I have lost weight for the good of my own health and wellbeing is out of order and could also be described as bullying then. Why should I have to explain why I don't want to eat a cake at the latest office bake sale or go for a drink after work? Has anyone asked Jennifer Aniston how she feels now about her healthy lifestyle and figure to match before jumping to the conclusion that pointing out that someone is overweight is a bad thing?

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